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Saturday, August 4,1979

Saturday, August 4,1979

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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 1979-08-04 Texas Rangers 8 Cleveland Indians 12 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rick Waits John Henry Johnson Dan Spillner 12,693 2:39
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 Kansas City Royals 2 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mike Chris Larry Gura John Hiller 39,402 2:28
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 Boston Red Sox 8 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Allen Ripley Reggie Cleveland Dick Drago 48,664 2:34
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 California Angels 7 Minnesota Twins 1 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Frost Dave Goltz Mark Clear 26,084 2:30
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 Baltimore Orioles 5 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Dave Ford Jim Kaat Tippy Martinez 46,407 3:14
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 Oakland Athletics 5 Seattle Mariners 3 box | pbp Kingdome Mike Morgan Mike Parrott Dave Hamilton 10,009 2:49
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 Chicago White Sox 2 Toronto Blue Jays 5 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Tom Buskey Rich Wortham -- 15,130 2:32
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 St. Louis Cardinals 6 Chicago Cubs 8 box | pbp Wrigley Field Mike Krukow John Denny Bruce Sutter 29,720 2:57
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 San Diego Padres 1 Cincinnati Reds 7 box | pbp Cinergy Field Fred Norman John D'Acquisto -- 37,453 2:27
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 Atlanta Braves 3 Houston Astros 4 box | pbp Astrodome Joe Sambito Gene Garber -- 0 3:15
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 Atlanta Braves 2 Houston Astros 6 box | pbp Astrodome Frank LaCorte Phil Niekro Joe Sambito 45,110 2:23
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 San Francisco Giants 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Dave Patterson Gary Lavelle -- 44,818 3:14
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 New York Mets 3 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Craig Swan Bill Lee Neil Allen 32,108 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-08-04 Philadelphia Phillies 0 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium John Candelaria Nino Espinosa -- 34,754 2:28
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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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.
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 108 74 34 .685 0.0 529 395 134 W6 35-23 39-11 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 106 65 41 .613 8.0 571 455 116 W1 29-27 36-14 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 110 64 46 .582 11.0 539 472 67 L1 28-26 36-20 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 108 58 50 .537 16.0 486 437 49 L2 26-29 32-21 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 106 54 52 .509 19.0 516 509 7 W2 26-30 28-22 5 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 108 54 54 .500 20.0 497 543 -46 W1 24-29 30-25 6 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 109 33 76 .303 41.5 391 561 -170 W1 15-41 18-35 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 110 62 48 .564 0.0 595 484 111 W1 28-26 34-22 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 107 57 50 .533 3.5 498 452 46 L1 23-25 34-25 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 106 56 50 .528 4.0 526 481 45 L1 29-24 27-26 3 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 108 54 54 .500 7.0 551 565 -14 L2 25-29 29-25 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 107 47 60 .439 13.5 491 528 -37 L1 27-25 20-35 5 11 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 111 47 64 .423 15.5 487 565 -78 L1 21-34 26-30 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 110 32 78 .291 30.0 380 610 -230 W1 12-41 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 104 60 44 .577 0.0 476 396 80 L1 23-27 37-17 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 108 61 47 .565 1.0 497 431 66 W3 30-22 31-25 2 3 6 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 104 56 48 .538 4.0 473 475 -2 W2 24-27 32-21 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 110 56 54 .509 7.0 479 492 -13 L4 25-34 31-20 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 105 53 52 .505 7.5 479 466 13 L2 22-29 30-24 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 106 47 59 .443 14.0 404 461 -57 W1 21-34 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 112 65 47 .580 0.0 415 421 -6 W5 25-28 40-19 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 112 60 52 .536 5.0 524 470 54 W1 29-28 31-24 2 5 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 110 52 58 .473 12.0 509 512 -3 L4 26-33 26-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 112 50 62 .446 15.0 429 475 -46 L1 20-34 30-28 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 109 47 62 .431 16.5 510 535 -25 W2 17-39 30-23 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 112 45 67 .402 20.0 503 564 -61 L3 18-37 27-30 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)