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Thursday, September 27,1979

Thursday, September 27,1979

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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 1979-09-27 Toronto Blue Jays 5 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Dick Drago Tom Buskey -- 20,853 2:29
1979 reg season 1979-09-27 Seattle Mariners 6 Milwaukee Brewers 7 box | pbp County Stadium Bill Travers Byron McLaughlin -- 12,108 3:20
1979 reg season 1979-09-27 Chicago White Sox 4 Minnesota Twins 2 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Proly Dave Goltz Ed Farmer 3,797 2:44
1979 reg season 1979-09-27 Cleveland Indians 2 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rich Gossage Sid Monge -- 12,111 2:28
1979 reg season 1979-09-27 Oakland Athletics 3 Texas Rangers 4 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Larry McCall Matt Keough Sparky Lyle 6,360 2:14
1979 reg season 1979-09-27 St. Louis Cardinals 9 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Forsch Dave Roberts Mark Littell 11,172 2:53
1979 reg season 1979-09-27 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Vida Blue Gerry Hannahs Greg Minton 8,381 2:24
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 156 101 55 .647 0.0 737 566 171 W1 46-31 55-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 158 93 65 .589 9.0 786 708 78 W1 41-36 52-29 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 157 88 69 .561 13.5 825 697 128 W2 38-39 51-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 157 86 71 .548 15.5 709 663 46 W5 38-41 48-30 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 157 83 74 .529 18.5 756 722 34 L1 38-42 45-32 5 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 158 79 79 .500 23.0 744 785 -41 L4 34-46 45-33 6 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 159 53 106 .333 49.5 604 837 -233 L2 21-57 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 159 87 72 .547 0.0 852 752 100 L1 38-40 49-32 1 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 159 83 76 .522 4.0 827 807 20 W1 39-42 44-34 2 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 159 81 78 .509 6.0 750 704 46 L4 43-38 38-40 3 9 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 159 81 78 .509 6.0 734 684 50 W3 39-42 42-36 4 8 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 156 72 84 .462 13.5 719 737 -18 W3 40-41 31-44 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 159 66 93 .415 21.0 700 809 -109 L1 30-48 36-45 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 159 53 106 .333 34.0 564 836 -272 L4 22-56 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 Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 160 96 64 .600 0.0 758 632 126 L1 50-32 46-32 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 157 94 63 .599 0.5 696 574 122 L2 39-40 55-23 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 159 87 72 .547 8.5 714 668 46 W1 44-37 42-36 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 160 82 78 .513 14.0 676 713 -37 W1 39-40 43-38 4 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 159 79 80 .497 16.5 695 690 5 L2 34-44 45-36 5 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 159 60 99 .377 35.5 568 689 -121 W2 31-46 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 158 89 69 .563 0.0 726 635 91 W1 42-39 47-30 1 3 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 159 87 72 .547 2.5 572 574 -2 L1 35-43 52-29 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 159 78 81 .491 11.5 731 706 25 L1 33-48 45-33 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 159 70 89 .440 19.5 663 739 -76 W1 33-48 37-41 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 158 66 92 .418 23.0 591 672 -81 L1 27-50 39-42 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 157 64 93 .408 24.5 660 758 -98 W1 30-48 34-45 6 11 23 -- 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
Jose Cardenal New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Pat Zachry New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)