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Saturday, August 25,1979

Saturday, August 25,1979

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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 1979-08-25 Oakland Athletics 3 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Len Barker Mike Morgan Victor Cruz 8,815 2:34
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 Seattle Mariners 8 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mike Parrott Dan Petry -- 28,770 2:12
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 Boston Red Sox 0 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Dennis Leonard Mike Torrez -- 37,851 2:10
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 New York Yankees 1 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jerry Koosman Luis Tiant Mike Marshall 36,363 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Mike Caldwell Brian Allard -- 16,181 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 California Angels 24 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dave Frost Balor Moore -- 25,207 2:41
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Roy Thomas Ken Brett -- 47,244 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 Cincinnati Reds 8 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Doug Bair Jeff Reardon -- 16,635 2:43
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 Houston Astros 3 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Joe Niekro Nino Espinosa Joe Sambito 43,109 2:07
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Dave Roberts John D'Acquisto -- 14,607 6:12
1979 reg season 1979-08-25 Chicago Cubs 2 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park John Curtis Lynn McGlothen Greg Minton 17,584 2:29
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 124 81 43 .653 0.0 588 466 122 W1 35-25 46-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 126 76 50 .603 6.0 692 545 147 L2 32-31 44-19 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 130 78 52 .600 6.0 642 566 76 W2 33-28 45-24 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 126 69 57 .548 13.0 567 512 55 L1 29-32 40-25 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 127 66 61 .520 16.5 623 612 11 L1 33-36 33-25 5 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 129 65 64 .504 18.5 606 637 -31 W2 32-37 33-27 6 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 128 40 88 .313 43.0 470 684 -214 L1 20-49 20-39 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 AL West California Angels franchise | log 129 71 58 .550 0.0 710 590 120 W1 32-29 39-29 1 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 127 67 60 .528 3.0 627 581 46 W1 33-30 34-30 2 6 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 128 67 61 .523 3.5 663 661 2 W3 31-34 36-27 3 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 129 62 67 .481 9.0 585 561 24 L3 27-38 35-29 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 126 56 70 .444 13.5 568 598 -30 W1 34-33 22-37 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 129 55 74 .426 16.0 569 659 -90 W1 23-37 32-37 6 12 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 130 41 89 .315 30.5 460 698 -238 L2 15-46 26-43 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 128 74 54 .578 0.0 600 528 72 W1 35-26 39-28 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 122 69 53 .566 2.0 530 451 79 W1 28-35 41-18 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 125 68 57 .544 4.5 582 563 19 L1 27-31 41-26 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 127 68 59 .535 5.5 588 548 40 W3 29-30 38-30 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 129 65 64 .504 9.5 549 575 -26 L1 29-37 36-27 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 126 53 73 .421 20.0 484 550 -66 L3 25-38 27-36 6 11 23 -- 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 129 73 56 .566 0.0 464 469 -5 W1 30-33 43-23 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 130 73 57 .562 0.5 600 516 84 W4 32-30 41-27 2 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 128 59 69 .461 13.5 603 605 -2 L2 26-42 33-27 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 129 59 70 .457 14.0 582 606 -24 W1 29-41 30-29 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 130 55 75 .423 18.5 485 566 -81 L1 22-45 33-30 5 10 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 129 50 79 .388 23.0 543 633 -90 L1 22-44 28-35 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)