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Wednesday, September 5,1979

Wednesday, September 5,1979

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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 1979-09-05 Chicago White Sox 8 California Angels 9 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim John Montague Randy Scarbery Dave LaRoche 23,705 3:24
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 Detroit Tigers 9 Cleveland Indians 3 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Aurelio Lopez Victor Cruz -- 5,172 3:11
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 Kansas City Royals 3 Minnesota Twins 8 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Goltz Paul Splittorff -- 11,647 2:48
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 Boston Red Sox 5 New York Yankees 0 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bob Stanley Tommy John -- 38,644 2:05
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 Milwaukee Brewers 1 Oakland Athletics 6 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Matt Keough Mike Caldwell -- 1,772 2:39
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 Texas Rangers 0 Seattle Mariners 1 box | pbp Kingdome Rob Dressler Fergie Jenkins Byron McLaughlin 5,112 2:11
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Lerrin LaGrow Gene Garber Dave Patterson 2,606 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 Montreal Expos 4 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Elias Sosa Rick Reuschel Dale Murray 9,659 2:30
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 San Francisco Giants 5 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Cinergy Field Fred Norman John Montefusco Tom Hume 20,867 2:52
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 San Diego Padres 3 Houston Astros 4 box | pbp Astrodome Joe Sambito John D'Acquisto -- 12,592 3:36
1979 reg season 1979-09-05 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 St. Louis Cardinals 5 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Dave Roberts Roy Thomas Kent Tekulve 23,059 3:30
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 136 90 46 .662 0.0 641 498 143 W3 40-26 50-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 140 83 57 .593 9.0 698 626 72 L1 38-33 45-24 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 136 78 58 .574 12.0 734 598 136 W1 34-35 45-22 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 136 75 61 .551 15.0 620 569 51 L1 31-33 44-28 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 139 73 66 .525 18.5 686 663 23 W1 34-38 39-28 5 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 140 71 69 .507 21.0 658 690 -32 L1 32-37 39-32 6 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 138 44 94 .319 47.0 512 726 -214 L2 20-51 24-43 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 140 76 64 .543 0.0 762 660 102 W1 35-34 41-30 1 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 139 73 66 .525 2.5 733 729 4 L2 34-38 39-28 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 138 72 66 .522 3.0 660 616 44 W2 35-32 37-34 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 140 68 72 .486 8.0 639 606 33 L1 32-40 36-32 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 137 61 76 .445 13.5 626 658 -32 L1 35-35 25-42 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 141 59 82 .418 17.5 615 710 -95 W1 26-43 33-39 6 12 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 140 47 93 .336 29.0 509 744 -235 W1 20-49 27-44 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 139 83 56 .597 0.0 656 558 98 W2 43-27 40-29 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 132 78 54 .591 1.5 592 484 108 W9 29-35 49-19 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 137 75 62 .547 7.0 626 580 46 L1 36-32 38-31 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 136 71 65 .522 10.5 616 603 13 L6 30-36 41-29 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 138 69 69 .500 13.5 579 609 -30 L1 33-38 36-31 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 136 54 82 .397 27.5 507 601 -94 L3 26-43 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 139 79 60 .568 0.0 502 496 6 W2 32-35 47-25 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 140 79 61 .564 0.5 652 571 81 W1 37-34 42-27 2 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 139 66 73 .475 13.0 641 642 -1 W1 28-43 38-30 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 140 61 79 .436 18.5 608 652 -44 L1 30-43 31-36 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 140 58 82 .414 21.5 514 605 -91 L2 22-46 36-36 5 10 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 138 54 84 .391 24.5 581 673 -92 L1 25-44 29-40 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)