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Thursday, May 10,1979

Thursday, May 10,1979

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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 1979-05-10 Oakland Athletics 1 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez John Henry Johnson -- 7,466 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-05-10 California Angels 5 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Don Aase Dennis Eckersley Mark Clear 24,990 2:49
1979 reg season 1979-05-10 Kansas City Royals 2 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Steve Trout Paul Splittorff -- 13,801 2:27
1979 reg season 1979-05-10 Cleveland Indians 8 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Eric Wilkins Jim Slaton Don Hood 10,864 3:16
1979 reg season 1979-05-10 Seattle Mariners 1 New York Yankees 8 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Tommy John Odell Jones -- 14,394 2:16
1979 reg season 1979-05-10 Cincinnati Reds 8 Chicago Cubs 9 box | pbp Wrigley Field Lynn McGlothen Manny Sarmiento -- 9,164 5:17
1979 reg season 1979-05-10 St. Louis Cardinals 3 Houston Astros 1 box | pbp Astrodome Bob Sykes J.R. Richard Mark Littell 15,420 2:21
1979 reg season 1979-05-10 New York Mets 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 14 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Andy Messersmith Craig Swan -- 26,399 2:35
1979 reg season 1979-05-10 Philadelphia Phillies 3 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Nino Espinosa Gaylord Perry Ron Reed 17,208 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-05-10 Montreal Expos 3 San Francisco Giants 0 box | pbp Candlestick Park Steve Rogers Phil Nastu -- 6,379 1:55
10 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 31 20 11 .645 0.0 162 113 49 W1 9-6 11-5 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 29 18 11 .621 1.0 150 116 34 L1 7-6 11-5 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 2.0 157 127 30 L2 8-9 10-4 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 3.5 126 125 1 W3 6-8 10-6 4 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 24 11 13 .458 5.5 130 125 5 L1 4-8 7-5 5 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 28 10 18 .357 8.5 107 151 -44 W2 4-9 6-9 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 30 8 22 .267 11.5 118 186 -68 L4 5-12 3-10 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 Minnesota Twins franchise | log 28 20 8 .714 0.0 157 129 28 W3 13-4 7-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 3.5 175 141 34 W1 10-6 8-7 2 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 28 15 13 .536 5.0 129 124 5 L1 6-6 9-7 3 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 5.0 171 156 15 L1 5-10 11-4 4 8 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 29 14 15 .483 6.5 153 144 9 W2 10-9 4-6 5 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 31 12 19 .387 9.5 114 164 -50 L1 5-9 7-10 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 32 10 22 .313 12.0 132 180 -48 L3 2-10 8-12 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 Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 29 21 8 .724 0.0 130 88 42 W7 11-5 10-3 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 27 19 8 .704 1.0 134 109 25 W1 8-7 11-1 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 5.0 123 106 17 W1 7-8 8-6 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 6.0 112 115 -3 W1 3-6 10-6 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 26 11 15 .423 8.5 130 128 2 W1 5-8 6-7 5 9 19 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 27 9 18 .333 11.0 99 131 -32 L4 4-11 5-7 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 31 18 13 .581 0.0 136 125 11 L1 9-10 9-3 1 3 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 0.5 153 145 8 L1 8-5 9-8 2 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 33 15 18 .455 4.0 136 143 -7 W4 5-9 10-9 3 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 31 14 17 .452 4.0 138 149 -11 L1 5-9 9-8 4 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 32 12 20 .375 6.5 147 167 -20 L5 6-11 6-9 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 28 9 19 .321 7.5 127 159 -32 L1 4-10 5-9 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
Luis Aponte -- Hist Released by Red Sox
1 record(s)