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Sunday, August 12,1979

Sunday, August 12,1979

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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 1979-08-12 Seattle Mariners 3 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dave Frost Randy Stein -- 27,345 2:23
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Toronto Blue Jays 0 Chicago White Sox 7 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ross Baumgarten Tom Underwood -- 0 2:15
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Toronto Blue Jays 7 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Balor Moore Mike Proly Tom Buskey 14,712 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Detroit Tigers 1 Kansas City Royals 7 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Craig Chamberlain Milt Wilcox -- 32,671 2:27
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Oakland Athletics 0 Minnesota Twins 1 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jerry Koosman Rick Langford -- 14,500 1:43
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Cleveland Indians 6 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dan Spillner Steve Comer Sid Monge 14,346 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Houston Astros 2 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Phil Niekro Rick Williams -- 7,557 2:07
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Cincinnati Reds 9 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Tom Seaver Gaylord Perry -- 0 2:24
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Cincinnati Reds 4 San Diego Padres 5 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mark Lee Mike LaCoss Eric Rasmussen 25,049 2:31
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Vida Blue Jerry Reuss -- 39,914 2:15
1979 reg season 1979-08-12 Chicago Cubs 5 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Guillermo Hernandez John Fulgham Bruce Sutter 40,995 2:43
11 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 114 76 38 .667 0.0 555 426 129 W2 35-25 41-13 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 114 70 44 .614 6.0 629 494 135 L1 31-27 39-17 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 117 67 50 .573 10.5 576 521 55 W1 31-28 36-22 3 3 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 114 61 53 .535 15.0 510 468 42 L2 26-30 35-23 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 117 59 58 .504 18.5 539 589 -50 W1 28-32 31-26 5 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 116 58 58 .500 19.0 566 569 -3 L4 26-34 32-24 6 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 117 36 81 .308 41.5 427 612 -185 W1 17-43 19-38 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 118 67 51 .568 0.0 643 522 121 W2 31-28 36-23 1 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 115 62 53 .539 3.5 570 518 52 W3 31-25 31-28 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 116 61 55 .526 5.0 614 600 14 W5 28-30 33-25 3 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 117 60 57 .513 6.5 548 508 40 L1 25-30 35-27 4 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 115 52 63 .452 13.5 531 556 -25 L1 30-26 22-37 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 118 49 69 .415 18.0 517 604 -87 L2 22-36 27-33 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 118 35 83 .297 32.0 416 654 -238 L3 14-44 21-39 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 Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 116 66 50 .569 0.0 544 486 58 W2 33-25 33-25 1 2 5 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 112 63 49 .563 1.0 506 431 75 W2 25-31 38-18 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 113 61 52 .540 3.5 531 516 15 W2 26-29 35-23 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 115 60 55 .522 5.5 533 503 30 L2 27-30 32-26 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 118 60 58 .508 7.0 520 538 -18 L2 25-36 35-22 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 115 49 66 .426 16.5 432 505 -73 L2 22-35 26-32 6 11 22 -- 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 118 68 50 .576 0.0 437 442 -5 L1 27-31 41-19 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 120 65 55 .542 4.0 561 488 73 L1 30-30 35-25 2 4 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 118 56 62 .475 12.0 538 551 -13 W1 27-34 29-28 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 119 53 66 .445 15.5 453 512 -59 W1 21-37 32-29 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 117 52 65 .444 15.5 551 566 -15 L1 19-40 33-25 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 119 47 72 .395 21.5 516 584 -68 W1 19-41 28-31 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Willie Montanez Texas Rangers Hist Traded from New York Mets to Texas Rangers for Ed Lynch (9/18/1979) and Mike Jorgensen (10/23/1979)
George Foster Cincinnati Reds Hist Activated from Disabled List
Randy Moffitt San Francisco Giants Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)