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Monday, September 24,1979

Monday, September 24,1979

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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 1979-09-24 Kansas City Royals 3 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Larry Gura -- 40,423 2:27
1979 reg season 1979-09-24 Houston Astros 4 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Mickey Mahler Joe Sambito -- 0 2:47
1979 reg season 1979-09-24 Houston Astros 1 Atlanta Braves 8 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Eddie Solomon Rick Williams -- 2,321 2:15
1979 reg season 1979-09-24 New York Mets 3 Chicago Cubs 1 box | pbp Wrigley Field Craig Swan Dennis Lamp -- 3,278 2:04
1979 reg season 1979-09-24 St. Louis Cardinals 7 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Pete Vuckovich Randy Lerch -- 17,694 2:40
1979 reg season 1979-09-24 Montreal Expos 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bert Blyleven Dan Schatzeder Kent Tekulve 0 2:30
1979 reg season 1979-09-24 Montreal Expos 7 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Ross Grimsley Grant Jackson Elias Sosa 47,268 3:28
7 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 154 100 54 .649 0.0 722 561 161 W1 46-31 54-23 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 155 91 64 .587 9.5 771 688 83 W1 41-36 50-28 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 154 86 68 .558 14.0 810 683 127 L1 38-39 49-28 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 154 83 71 .539 17.0 691 653 38 W2 38-41 45-30 4 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 155 82 73 .529 18.5 751 707 44 W1 37-41 45-32 5 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 155 79 76 .510 21.5 734 767 -33 L1 34-43 45-33 6 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 156 52 104 .333 49.0 590 822 -232 L2 20-55 32-49 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 157 86 71 .548 0.0 848 747 101 W3 38-40 48-31 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 157 82 75 .522 4.0 822 803 19 L1 38-41 44-34 2 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 156 81 75 .519 4.5 740 685 55 L1 43-38 38-37 3 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 156 78 78 .500 7.5 720 676 44 L2 39-42 39-36 4 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 153 69 84 .451 15.0 700 727 -27 L2 37-41 31-44 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 156 65 91 .417 20.5 680 794 -114 W2 29-46 36-45 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 156 53 103 .340 32.5 556 822 -266 L1 22-53 31-50 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 Montreal Expos franchise | log 155 94 61 .606 0.0 691 554 137 W1 39-38 55-23 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 157 94 63 .599 1.0 733 618 115 L1 50-32 44-31 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 156 85 71 .545 9.5 696 651 45 W5 42-36 42-36 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 158 81 77 .513 14.5 664 704 -40 L3 39-40 42-37 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 156 78 78 .500 16.5 678 675 3 L3 34-44 44-34 5 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 156 58 98 .372 36.5 553 672 -119 W1 29-45 28-54 6 12 24 -- 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 156 88 68 .564 0.0 720 624 96 W1 42-39 46-29 1 3 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 157 86 71 .548 2.5 560 565 -5 L3 34-42 52-29 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 156 76 80 .487 12.0 709 695 14 W1 31-47 45-33 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 156 69 87 .442 19.0 652 717 -65 W1 33-48 36-39 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 156 65 91 .417 23.0 580 666 -86 L1 26-49 39-42 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 155 63 92 .406 24.5 651 746 -95 W2 30-48 33-44 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)