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Tuesday, August 21,1979

Tuesday, August 21,1979

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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 1979-08-21 Texas Rangers 2 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Steve Comer Dennis Martinez Jim Kern 14,891 2:35
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Cleveland Indians 12 California Angels 7 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Paul Reuschel Dave Frost -- 30,902 3:19
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 New York Yankees 6 Kansas City Royals 2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Rich Gossage Paul Splittorff -- 38,514 2:21
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Chicago White Sox 2 Milwaukee Brewers 3 box | pbp County Stadium Lary Sorensen Mike Proly Bill Castro 0 2:18
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Chicago White Sox 5 Milwaukee Brewers 9 box | pbp County Stadium Paul Mitchell Fred Howard -- 27,954 2:54
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Boston Red Sox 2 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jerry Koosman John Tudor -- 19,386 2:11
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Detroit Tigers 1 Oakland Athletics 8 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Brian Kingman Mike Chris -- 1,563 2:11
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Seattle Mariners 8 box | pbp Kingdome John Montague Phil Huffman Byron McLaughlin 8,376 2:44
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Chicago Cubs 2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Don Sutton Bill Caudill Bobby Castillo 34,745 2:41
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Montreal Expos 2 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Seaver Rudy May Tom Hume 27,065 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Houston Astros 0 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Pete Falcone Frank LaCorte -- 9,337 2:12
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 Atlanta Braves 5 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Larry Bradford Rawly Eastwick Gene Garber 30,234 2:48
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 San Francisco Giants 6 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Knepper Bruce Kison -- 20,999 2:17
1979 reg season 1979-08-21 San Diego Padres 3 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Shirley Will McEnaney Rollie Fingers 14,068 2:56
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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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 123 80 43 .650 0.0 582 461 121 L1 35-25 45-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 123 75 48 .610 5.0 681 536 145 L3 31-29 44-19 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 127 76 51 .598 6.0 625 554 71 W4 31-28 45-23 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 123 68 55 .553 12.0 558 500 58 W4 28-30 40-25 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 124 64 60 .516 16.5 611 601 10 L1 32-36 32-24 5 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 125 62 63 .496 19.0 577 621 -44 W1 31-37 31-26 6 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 125 39 86 .312 42.0 459 650 -191 L4 20-48 19-38 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 AL West California Angels franchise | log 126 70 56 .556 0.0 679 569 110 L1 31-28 39-28 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 124 66 58 .532 3.0 614 564 50 W2 33-30 33-28 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 125 64 61 .512 5.5 655 658 -3 L2 31-34 33-27 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 126 62 64 .492 8.0 572 541 31 W1 27-37 35-27 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 125 55 70 .440 14.5 564 595 -31 L3 33-33 22-37 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 126 53 73 .421 17.0 553 647 -94 W3 22-36 31-37 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 126 40 86 .317 30.0 446 679 -233 W1 14-44 26-42 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 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 125 72 53 .576 0.0 586 516 70 L1 34-25 38-28 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 120 68 52 .567 1.5 526 444 82 L1 27-34 41-18 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 122 67 55 .549 3.5 574 550 24 L1 26-30 41-25 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 124 65 59 .524 6.5 563 534 29 L1 27-30 37-30 4 6 12 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 126 64 62 .508 8.5 540 565 -25 L2 29-37 35-25 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 123 53 70 .431 18.0 479 538 -59 W1 25-38 27-33 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 126 71 55 .563 0.0 455 462 -7 L1 28-32 43-23 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 127 70 57 .551 1.5 584 510 74 W1 30-30 40-27 2 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 125 58 67 .464 12.5 587 586 1 W1 25-42 33-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 126 58 68 .460 13.0 570 592 -22 W1 29-40 29-28 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 127 54 73 .425 17.5 474 552 -78 W1 22-44 32-29 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 127 49 78 .386 22.5 539 628 -89 W2 21-44 28-34 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)