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Saturday, May 26,1979

Saturday, May 26,1979

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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 1979-05-26 California Angels 8 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Frank Tanana Fred Howard Mark Clear 31,576 2:49
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 New York Yankees 4 Cleveland Indians 8 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rick Waits Tommy John -- 27,710 2:15
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Baltimore Orioles 7 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Sammy Stewart John Hiller -- 14,583 5:17
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Oakland Athletics 4 Milwaukee Brewers 8 box | pbp County Stadium Jim Slaton Rick Langford -- 20,512 2:51
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Kansas City Royals 7 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Rich Gale Paul Hartzell Al Hrabosky 9,023 2:41
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Seattle Mariners 1 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jon Matlack Glenn Abbott -- 20,649 1:54
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Boston Red Sox 6 Toronto Blue Jays 7 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Tom Buskey Bill Campbell -- 31,590 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Cincinnati Reds 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Fred Norman Don Sutton -- 39,533 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 New York Mets 10 box | pbp Shea Stadium Skip Lockwood Kent Tekulve -- 20,272 3:26
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Chicago Cubs 4 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Dennis Lamp Larry Christenson Dick Tidrow 32,313 2:36
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Houston Astros 9 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Joe Niekro Mickey Lolich -- 27,331 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-05-26 Atlanta Braves 5 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Gene Garber Dave Roberts Craig Skok 11,958 2:45
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
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 43 29 14 .674 0.0 227 161 66 W3 14-8 15-6 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 42 25 17 .595 3.5 214 173 41 L3 8-9 17-8 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 46 26 20 .565 4.5 223 184 39 W5 11-16 15-4 3 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 43 23 20 .535 6.0 198 179 19 L2 9-12 14-8 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 42 19 23 .452 9.5 169 204 -35 W3 7-12 12-11 5 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 37 16 21 .432 10.0 179 194 -15 L1 6-12 10-9 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 45 12 33 .267 18.0 173 253 -80 W1 6-15 6-18 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 42 25 17 .595 0.0 221 204 17 L4 16-7 9-10 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 45 26 19 .578 0.5 245 205 40 W1 12-12 14-7 2 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 44 25 19 .568 1.0 202 193 9 W1 13-9 12-10 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 45 25 20 .556 1.5 258 236 22 W3 12-12 13-8 4 7 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 43 22 21 .512 3.5 217 205 12 L1 13-12 9-9 5 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 47 17 30 .362 10.5 208 247 -39 L1 6-14 11-16 6 12 24 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 46 15 31 .326 12.0 156 252 -96 L5 5-17 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 43 26 17 .605 1.0 205 165 40 L3 14-8 12-9 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 4 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 40 19 21 .475 6.5 181 203 -22 W2 8-10 11-11 4 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 40 18 22 .450 7.5 186 190 -4 L4 9-12 9-10 5 9 19 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 40 16 24 .400 9.5 159 188 -29 W1 6-15 9-10 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 44 25 19 .568 0.0 218 209 9 W1 12-9 13-10 1 3 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 46 25 21 .543 1.0 213 200 13 L1 11-10 14-11 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 47 25 22 .532 1.5 194 179 15 W1 11-13 14-9 3 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 47 22 25 .468 4.5 211 198 13 L1 8-15 14-10 4 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 47 19 28 .404 7.5 183 225 -42 L1 8-16 11-12 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 43 16 27 .372 8.5 190 230 -40 W1 6-13 10-14 6 12 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)