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Friday, May 25,1979

Friday, May 25,1979

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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 1979-05-25 California Angels 1 Chicago White Sox 6 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Ross Baumgarten Nolan Ryan -- 20,554 2:47
1979 reg season 1979-05-25 Oakland Athletics 2 Milwaukee Brewers 3 box | pbp County Stadium Mike Caldwell Bob Lacey -- 22,073 2:12
1979 reg season 1979-05-25 Kansas City Royals 4 Minnesota Twins 3 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Paul Splittorff Mike Marshall Al Hrabosky 9,606 2:41
1979 reg season 1979-05-25 Seattle Mariners 3 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Mike Parrott Doyle Alexander Shane Rawley 0 2:15
1979 reg season 1979-05-25 Seattle Mariners 5 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Rick Honeycutt Dock Ellis -- 26,765 2:00
1979 reg season 1979-05-25 Cincinnati Reds 6 Los Angeles Dodgers 17 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Rick Sutcliffe Tom Seaver -- 49,372 2:54
1979 reg season 1979-05-25 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium -- 6,611 2:51
1979 reg season 1979-05-25 Chicago Cubs 3 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Lynn McGlothen Nino Espinosa Bruce Sutter 34,456 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-05-25 Houston Astros 1 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Rollie Fingers Joe Sambito -- 15,289 2:44
1979 reg season 1979-05-25 Atlanta Braves 4 San Francisco Giants 6 box | pbp Candlestick Park Bob Knepper Phil Niekro Gary Lavelle 11,117 2:12
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • 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 42 28 14 .667 0.0 220 156 64 W2 13-8 15-6 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 41 25 16 .610 2.5 208 166 42 L2 8-8 17-8 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 45 25 20 .556 4.5 215 180 35 W4 11-16 14-4 3 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 42 23 19 .548 5.0 194 171 23 L1 9-11 14-8 4 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 36 16 20 .444 9.0 174 187 -13 W1 6-12 10-8 5 10 19 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 41 18 23 .439 9.5 161 200 -39 W2 7-12 11-11 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 44 11 33 .250 18.0 166 247 -81 L2 6-15 5-18 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 41 25 16 .610 0.0 217 197 20 L3 16-7 9-9 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 44 25 19 .568 1.5 237 201 36 L4 11-12 14-7 2 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 43 24 19 .558 2.0 200 192 8 L2 13-9 11-10 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 44 24 20 .545 2.5 251 232 19 W2 11-12 13-8 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 42 22 20 .524 3.5 213 197 16 W4 13-12 9-8 5 9 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 46 17 29 .370 10.5 207 245 -38 W2 6-13 11-16 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 45 15 30 .333 12.0 152 244 -92 L4 5-16 10-14 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 39 25 14 .641 0.0 178 154 24 W2 12-12 13-2 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 42 26 16 .619 0.5 204 161 43 L2 14-8 12-8 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 40 22 18 .550 3.5 165 142 23 W1 9-11 12-8 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 39 18 21 .462 7.0 177 202 -25 W1 7-10 11-11 4 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 39 18 21 .462 7.0 178 180 -2 L3 9-11 9-10 5 9 18 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 39 15 24 .385 10.0 149 180 -31 L1 6-15 8-10 6 11 22 -- 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 43 24 19 .558 0.0 215 208 7 L2 11-9 13-10 1 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 45 25 20 .556 0.0 209 195 14 W2 11-10 14-10 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 46 24 22 .522 1.5 185 179 6 L2 10-13 14-9 3 6 15 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 46 22 24 .478 3.5 210 195 15 W2 8-15 14-9 4 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 46 19 27 .413 6.5 183 216 -33 W1 8-16 11-11 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 42 15 27 .357 8.5 185 226 -41 L1 5-13 10-14 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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
Bud Harrelson Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1979-1979 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Champ Summers Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Cincinnati Reds to Detroit Tigers for Sheldon Burnside (10/25/1979)
Frank LaCorte Houston Astros Hist Traded from Atlanta Braves to Houston Astros for Bo McLaughlin
Bo McLaughlin Atlanta Braves Hist Traded from Houston Astros to Atlanta Braves for Frank LaCorte
Ron Schueler Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
Terry Forster Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ken Henderson New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
Pete Mackanin Philadelphia Phillies Hist Activated from Disabled List
8 record(s)