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Sunday, May 20,1979

Sunday, May 20,1979

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season May 20,1979 New York Yankees  2  Boston Red Sox  0  box | pbp Fenway Park Tommy John Dennis Eckersley -- 33,932 1:58
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Chicago White Sox  0  California Angels  4  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Ross Baumgarten -- 27,189 1:57
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Detroit Tigers  7  Cleveland Indians  9  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dan Spillner John Hiller -- 11,571 2:55
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Minnesota Twins  1  Kansas City Royals  5  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Paul Splittorff Roger Erickson -- 39,661 2:05
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  6  Oakland Athletics  7  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Dave Hamilton Jerry Augustine -- 0 2:55
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Milwaukee Brewers  1  Oakland Athletics  2  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Steve McCatty Jim Slaton Dave Heaverlo 5,729 2:22
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Texas Rangers  6  Seattle Mariners  4  box | pbp Kingdome Doyle Alexander Shane Rawley Jim Kern 10,054 2:30
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Baltimore Orioles  6  Toronto Blue Jays  2  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dennis Martinez Jesse Jefferson -- 30,065 2:24
1979 reg season May 20,1979 San Francisco Giants  8  Atlanta Braves  1  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Bob Knepper Eddie Solomon -- 10,716 2:30
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Pittsburgh Pirates  6  Chicago Cubs  5  box | pbp Wrigley Field Don Robinson Lynn McGlothen Kent Tekulve 30,998 2:52
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Los Angeles Dodgers  6  Cincinnati Reds  4  box | pbp Cinergy Field Don Sutton Tom Hume Bob Welch 40,087 2:34
1979 reg season May 20,1979 San Diego Padres  0  Houston Astros  1  box | pbp Astrodome Rick Williams Gaylord Perry -- 0 2:17
1979 reg season May 20,1979 San Diego Padres  3  Houston Astros  6  box | pbp Astrodome Joaquin Andujar John D'Acquisto -- 15,039 2:41
1979 reg season May 20,1979 St. Louis Cardinals  7  New York Mets  8  box | pbp Shea Stadium Neil Allen Darold Knowles -- 8,180 2:57
1979 reg season May 20,1979 Montreal Expos  10  Philadelphia Phillies  6  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Stan Bahnsen Nino Espinosa Elias Sosa 48,631 2:53
15 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.
  • 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 team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 39 26 13 .667 0.0 205 144 61 W3 13-8 13-5 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 38 24 14 .632 1.5 196 151 45 L1 7-6 17-8 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 39 22 17 .564 4.0 178 156 22 W1 8-9 14-8 3 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 6.0 195 171 24 L3 11-16 10-4 4 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 33 14 19 .424 9.0 159 171 -12 L2 6-12 8-7 5 10 19 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 38 16 22 .421 9.5 148 183 -35 W2 5-11 11-11 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 41 10 31 .244 17.0 149 234 -85 L4 6-15 4-16 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 37 24 13 .649 0.0 202 176 26 L1 15-5 9-8 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 40 25 15 .625 0.5 229 178 51 W6 11-8 14-7 2 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 38 22 16 .579 2.5 178 172 6 W1 13-9 9-7 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 40 22 18 .550 3.5 224 201 23 W1 10-12 12-6 4 7 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 38 18 20 .474 6.5 186 190 -4 L3 13-12 5-8 5 9 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 41 15 26 .366 11.0 144 220 -76 W3 5-12 10-14 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 41 13 28 .317 13.0 171 217 -46 L1 2-12 11-16 7 13 25 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 36 23 13 .639 0.0 167 147 20 W4 12-12 11-1 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 38 24 14 .632 0.0 195 151 44 L3 14-8 10-6 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 37 21 16 .568 2.5 158 133 25 L1 8-9 12-8 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 35 17 18 .486 5.5 168 166 2 W5 8-8 9-10 4 7 15 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 35 16 19 .457 6.5 161 187 -26 L5 5-8 11-11 5 9 18 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 35 12 23 .343 10.5 131 164 -33 W1 6-15 6-8 6 11 23 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 39 23 16 .590 0.0 201 177 24 L1 10-6 13-10 1 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 42 23 19 .548 1.5 170 163 7 W2 9-10 14-9 2 5 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 41 22 19 .537 2.0 189 183 6 W3 11-10 11-9 3 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 42 20 22 .476 4.5 181 177 4 W1 7-13 13-9 4 8 16 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 42 16 26 .381 8.5 169 203 -34 L2 8-16 8-10 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 38 13 25 .342 9.5 167 206 -39 L3 5-12 8-13 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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Ramsey Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
1 record(s)