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Thursday, August 30,1979

Thursday, August 30,1979

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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 1979-08-30 Minnesota Twins 4 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Flanagan Jerry Koosman Don Stanhouse 24,461 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-08-30 Texas Rangers 6 Boston Red Sox 0 box | pbp Fenway Park Doc Medich Dennis Eckersley -- 32,399 2:14
1979 reg season 1979-08-30 Milwaukee Brewers 4 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jerry Augustine Guy Hoffman -- 14,323 3:37
1979 reg season 1979-08-30 California Angels 1 Cleveland Indians 7 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Len Barker Nolan Ryan -- 8,647 2:42
1979 reg season 1979-08-30 Oakland Athletics 7 Detroit Tigers 8 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dave Tobik Craig Minetto -- 12,870 2:50
1979 reg season 1979-08-30 Kansas City Royals 8 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Larry Gura Luis Tiant -- 30,717 2:27
1979 reg season 1979-08-30 Seattle Mariners 8 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Mike Parrott Balor Moore -- 11,850 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-08-30 Chicago Cubs 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Dennis Lamp Burt Hooton Bruce Sutter 28,406 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-08-30 St. Louis Cardinals 2 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Ed Whitson Pete Vuckovich -- 5,136 2:07
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 131 87 44 .664 0.0 628 489 139 W4 40-26 47-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 135 81 54 .600 8.0 680 605 75 W1 36-30 45-24 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 130 76 54 .585 10.5 702 567 135 L2 33-33 44-20 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 130 71 59 .546 15.5 586 539 47 L1 31-33 40-26 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 133 72 61 .541 16.0 661 635 26 W6 33-36 39-25 5 5 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 134 69 65 .515 19.5 632 654 -22 W3 32-37 37-28 6 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 133 42 91 .316 46.0 495 707 -212 L3 20-49 22-42 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 Kansas City Royals franchise | log 133 71 62 .534 0.0 711 695 16 W2 32-34 39-28 1 6 12 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 134 71 63 .530 0.5 719 623 96 L5 32-34 39-29 2 7 13 -- Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 132 68 64 .515 2.5 640 605 35 L4 33-31 35-33 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 134 64 70 .478 7.5 612 583 29 W1 28-38 36-32 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 131 58 73 .443 12.0 591 625 -34 L1 34-33 23-41 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 135 57 78 .422 15.0 599 686 -87 W1 25-41 32-37 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 135 43 92 .319 29.0 484 727 -243 L1 17-49 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 132 77 55 .583 0.0 619 536 83 W2 38-27 39-28 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 125 71 54 .568 2.5 542 463 79 W2 28-35 43-19 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 130 71 59 .546 5.0 598 574 24 W1 30-33 41-26 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 131 70 61 .534 6.5 598 557 41 L1 31-32 38-30 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 133 65 68 .489 12.5 560 595 -35 L5 29-37 36-31 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 130 53 77 .408 23.0 493 574 -81 L7 25-38 27-40 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 Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 134 77 57 .575 0.0 624 526 98 W8 36-30 41-27 1 2 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 133 75 58 .564 1.5 480 482 -2 L2 32-35 43-23 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 133 61 72 .459 15.5 614 620 -6 L3 26-42 35-30 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 133 60 73 .451 16.5 588 619 -31 W1 29-41 31-32 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 134 57 77 .425 20.0 496 583 -87 W1 22-45 35-32 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 132 53 79 .402 23.0 559 642 -83 W3 25-44 28-35 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
Bruce Kimm Chicago Cubs Hist Sold by Detroit Tigers to Chicago Cubs
Bob Molinaro Baltimore Orioles Hist Claimed on waivers from White Sox by Orioles
Dale Murray Montreal Expos Hist Sold by New York Mets to Montreal Expos
3 record(s)