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Sunday, June 24,1979

Sunday, June 24,1979

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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 1979-06-24 Detroit Tigers 6 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Aurelio Lopez Dennis Martinez -- 41,200 3:05
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Boston Red Sox 8 box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Torrez Phil Huffman -- 33,560 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Kansas City Royals 5 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dennis Leonard Dave Frost -- 32,210 2:24
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Minnesota Twins 4 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Mike Bacsik Rich Wortham -- 0 2:48
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Minnesota Twins 7 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jerry Koosman Ed Farmer -- 20,655 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Cleveland Indians 2 New York Yankees 8 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jim Kaat Rick Waits Ron Davis 55,409 3:06
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Texas Rangers 5 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis John Henry Johnson Matt Keough -- 0 2:35
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Texas Rangers 7 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Doc Medich Dave Hamilton Jim Kern 4,752 2:32
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Milwaukee Brewers 7 Seattle Mariners 4 box | pbp Kingdome Bill Castro John Montague -- 7,639 3:43
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Rick Matula Burt Hooton -- 14,305 1:54
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 San Francisco Giants 7 Cincinnati Reds 8 box | pbp Cinergy Field Doug Bair Dave Roberts -- 32,829 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 San Diego Padres 1 Houston Astros 4 box | pbp Astrodome Joaquin Andujar Eric Rasmussen -- 19,315 2:47
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Philadelphia Phillies 5 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Stade Olympique Larry Christenson Bill Lee Tug McGraw 41,593 2:41
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 Chicago Cubs 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Rick Reuschel Bruce Kison -- 43,402 2:35
1979 reg season 1979-06-24 New York Mets 6 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Andy Hassler Bob Forsch Dale Murray 48,693 2:33
15 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 70 47 23 .671 0.0 350 274 76 L1 23-15 24-8 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 69 44 25 .638 2.5 383 280 103 W5 15-15 29-10 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 72 41 31 .569 7.0 351 312 39 W1 18-20 23-11 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 72 39 33 .542 9.0 318 296 22 W4 16-20 23-13 4 7 8 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 67 32 35 .478 13.5 337 332 5 W1 16-23 16-12 5 9 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 69 32 37 .464 14.5 300 332 -32 L7 14-20 18-17 6 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 74 23 51 .311 26.0 266 400 -134 L4 12-25 11-26 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 AL West California Angels franchise | log 74 42 32 .568 0.0 409 343 66 L4 21-16 21-16 1 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 72 39 33 .542 2.0 392 374 18 W3 20-19 19-14 2 5 9 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 72 39 33 .542 2.0 320 306 14 W3 19-18 20-15 3 6 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 68 36 32 .529 3.0 338 318 20 W4 22-15 14-17 4 8 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 71 32 39 .451 8.5 336 343 -7 L4 17-15 15-24 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 74 31 43 .419 11.0 343 376 -33 L1 12-20 19-23 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 74 22 52 .297 20.0 255 412 -157 L3 7-26 15-26 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 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 65 40 25 .615 0.0 293 233 60 L1 14-19 26-6 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 65 35 30 .538 5.0 308 282 26 L1 12-19 22-12 2 3 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 65 34 31 .523 6.0 289 318 -29 W2 17-17 17-14 3 4 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 65 34 31 .523 6.0 301 269 32 L2 16-15 18-16 4 5 13 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 70 36 34 .514 6.5 308 293 15 W1 18-20 18-14 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 65 28 37 .431 12.0 252 281 -29 W1 12-23 15-15 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 73 44 29 .603 0.0 273 261 12 W6 16-19 28-10 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 71 37 34 .521 6.0 325 316 9 W1 16-19 21-15 2 6 14 -- Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 71 35 36 .493 8.0 350 337 13 L1 17-19 18-17 3 8 16 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 73 32 41 .438 12.0 342 348 -6 L3 11-25 21-16 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 74 32 42 .432 12.5 283 326 -43 L3 11-25 21-17 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 71 27 44 .380 16.0 311 371 -60 W3 10-24 17-20 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Joe Gates Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)