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Friday, July 20,1979

Friday, July 20,1979

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 California Angels 1 Baltimore Orioles 2 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Scott McGregor Jim Barr -- 25,682 2:01
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Seattle Mariners 8 Boston Red Sox 0 box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Parrott Mike Torrez -- 33,397 2:31
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Cleveland Indians 1 Kansas City Royals 9 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Rich Gale Rick Waits -- 38,461 2:31
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Toronto Blue Jays 0 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Jim Slaton Tom Underwood -- 27,010 2:14
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Detroit Tigers 6 Minnesota Twins 14 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Gary Serum Kip Young -- 14,509 2:30
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Oakland Athletics 5 New York Yankees 1 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Brian Kingman Tommy John Dave Hamilton 30,481 2:09
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Chicago White Sox 2 Texas Rangers 1 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Rich Wortham John Henry Johnson Guy Hoffman 21,901 2:17
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Atlanta Braves 2 Chicago Cubs 10 box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Reuschel Tony Brizzolara -- 22,646 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Montreal Expos 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Dave Patterson Woodie Fryman -- 48,825 3:43
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Houston Astros 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium John Candelaria J.R. Richard -- 23,585 2:40
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 New York Mets 1 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gaylord Perry Craig Swan -- 16,381 2:08
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Philadelphia Phillies 6 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Randy Lerch Tom Griffin Ron Reed 21,110 2:32
1979 reg season 1979-07-20 Cincinnati Reds 3 St. Louis Cardinals 0 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Tom Seaver John Denny -- 30,280 2:09
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 93 61 32 .656 0.0 435 351 84 W2 28-22 33-10 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 90 57 33 .633 2.5 480 364 116 L1 24-22 33-11 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 94 56 38 .596 5.5 462 392 70 W7 24-23 32-15 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 94 50 44 .532 11.5 414 385 29 L1 23-26 27-18 4 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 91 45 46 .495 15.0 455 448 7 L1 23-27 22-19 5 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 92 43 49 .467 17.5 406 460 -54 L1 18-29 25-20 6 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 95 29 66 .305 33.0 333 486 -153 L3 15-34 14-32 7 13 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 96 56 40 .583 0.0 528 426 102 L2 25-21 31-19 1 4 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 94 52 42 .553 3.0 429 390 39 L4 22-22 30-20 2 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 91 49 42 .538 4.5 476 422 54 W1 27-20 22-22 3 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 93 45 48 .484 9.5 480 501 -21 W1 20-25 25-23 4 9 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 93 44 49 .473 10.5 436 442 -6 W3 25-22 19-27 5 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 96 41 55 .427 15.0 430 489 -59 W1 16-26 25-29 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 96 26 70 .271 30.0 334 542 -208 W1 10-35 16-35 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 87 50 37 .575 0.0 381 321 60 L2 19-25 31-12 1 1 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 88 49 39 .557 1.5 411 400 11 W1 22-19 27-20 2 2 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 89 49 40 .551 2.0 405 358 47 W5 27-21 22-19 3 4 9 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 94 51 43 .543 2.5 418 401 17 W1 22-26 29-17 4 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 89 45 44 .506 6.0 402 394 8 L2 17-24 27-21 5 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 90 39 51 .433 12.5 347 393 -46 L3 16-30 22-22 6 10 21 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 97 54 43 .557 0.0 342 358 -16 L4 23-27 31-16 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 96 50 46 .521 3.5 423 389 34 W3 22-24 28-22 2 6 13 -- Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 95 46 49 .484 7.0 445 436 9 L1 22-28 24-21 3 8 16 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 98 45 53 .459 9.5 377 411 -34 W2 18-31 27-22 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 94 40 54 .426 12.5 429 475 -46 L1 16-28 24-26 5 11 23 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 95 38 57 .400 15.0 417 461 -44 W2 14-35 24-22 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Rusty Staub Montreal Expos Hist Traded from Detroit Tigers to Montreal Expos for Randall Schafer (12/3/1979)
Bo Diaz Cleveland Indians Hist Activated from Disabled List
Mickey Rivers New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)