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Thursday, August 2,1979

Thursday, August 2,1979

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Games on this date
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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 1979-08-02 Boston Red Sox 10 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Mike Torrez Bill Travers -- 27,101 2:42
1979 reg season 1979-08-02 San Diego Padres 2 Atlanta Braves 7 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Tony Brizzolara Gaylord Perry -- 7,916 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-08-02 Chicago Cubs 4 Montreal Expos 6 box | pbp Stade Olympique Dan Schatzeder Bill Caudill Elias Sosa 27,287 2:55
1979 reg season 1979-08-02 Philadelphia Phillies 7 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Ron Reed Andy Hassler -- 0 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-08-02 Philadelphia Phillies 1 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Pete Falcone Kevin Saucier Neil Allen 15,319 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-08-02 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium George Frazier Grant Jackson Darold Knowles 25,163 2:36
6 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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.
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 106 72 34 .679 0.0 523 391 132 W4 33-23 39-11 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 104 64 40 .615 7.0 560 444 116 W2 28-26 36-14 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 108 63 45 .583 10.0 528 461 67 L4 28-26 35-19 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 106 58 48 .547 14.0 482 431 51 W3 26-29 32-19 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 103 52 51 .505 18.5 504 499 5 L2 26-30 26-21 5 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 106 53 53 .500 19.0 482 527 -45 L1 24-29 29-24 6 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 107 32 75 .299 40.5 381 551 -170 L4 15-41 17-34 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 108 61 47 .565 0.0 587 479 108 L1 27-25 34-22 1 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 105 56 49 .533 3.5 482 437 45 W2 22-24 34-25 2 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 104 55 49 .529 4.0 521 473 48 L2 29-24 26-25 3 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 105 53 52 .505 6.5 541 553 -12 W3 24-27 29-25 4 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 105 46 59 .438 13.5 481 518 -37 L7 26-24 20-35 5 11 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 109 46 63 .422 15.5 483 560 -77 W1 21-34 25-29 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 108 31 77 .287 30.0 375 606 -231 W2 11-40 20-37 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 102 59 43 .578 0.0 464 387 77 W4 23-27 36-16 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 105 58 47 .552 2.5 482 427 55 L1 30-22 28-25 2 3 7 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 102 54 48 .529 5.0 461 467 -6 L6 24-27 30-21 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 107 56 51 .523 5.5 475 477 -2 L1 25-31 31-20 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 103 53 50 .515 6.5 471 454 17 W1 22-27 30-24 5 7 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 104 46 58 .442 14.0 395 449 -54 W1 20-33 25-26 6 10 20 -- 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 109 62 47 .569 0.0 401 415 -14 W2 25-28 37-19 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 110 59 51 .536 3.5 513 463 50 W1 29-28 30-23 2 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 108 52 56 .481 9.5 503 497 6 L2 26-31 26-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 110 49 61 .445 13.5 422 464 -42 L2 19-33 30-28 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 107 45 62 .421 16.0 495 529 -34 L1 17-39 28-23 5 11 23 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 109 45 64 .413 17.0 497 550 -53 W2 18-34 27-30 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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
Jose Cardenal New York Mets Hist Sold by Philadelphia Phillies to New York Mets
Hal McRae Kansas City Royals Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)