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Friday February 23,1979This date in baseball
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Standings at end of 1978 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16310063.613--73558215345-3755-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I000
222Boston Red Sox1639964.6071.079665713940-4159-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park000
334Milwaukee Brewers1629369.5746.580465015439-4254-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium000
457Baltimore Orioles1619071.5599.06596332639-4151-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium000
5813Detroit Tigers1628676.53113.57146536139-4247-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium000
61120Cleveland Indians1596990.43429.0639694-5527-5442-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium000
71325Toronto Blue Jays16159102.36640.0590775-18522-5837-44L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Kansas City Royals1629270.568--74363410936-4556-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium000
3711California Angels1628775.5375.06916662537-4450-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium000
2612Texas Rangers1628775.5375.06926326035-4552-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium000
4918Minnesota Twins1627389.45119.0666678-1235-4638-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium000
51019Chicago White Sox1617190.44120.5634731-9733-4838-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park000
61223Oakland Athletics1626993.42623.0532690-15831-5138-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
71426Seattle Mariners16056104.35035.0614834-22024-5532-49L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies1629072.556--70858612236-4454-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium000
2510Pittsburgh Pirates1618873.5471.56846374733-4755-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium000
3715Chicago Cubs1627983.48811.0664724-6035-4544-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field000
4816Montreal Expos1627686.46914.06336112235-4741-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium000
51121St. Louis Cardinals1626993.42621.0600657-5732-4937-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II000
61224New York Mets1626696.40724.0607690-8333-4933-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers1629567.586--72757315441-4054-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium000
225Cincinnati Reds1619269.5712.57106882243-3849-31W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium000
349San Francisco Giants1628973.5496.06135941939-4250-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park000
4614San Diego Padres1628478.51911.0591598-734-4750-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium000
5917Houston Astros1627488.45721.0605634-2924-5750-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome000
61022Atlanta Braves1626993.42626.0600750-15030-5139-42L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Derek BotelhoP22.205Traded by Phillies with Henry Mack, Jerry Martin, Ted Sizemore and Barry Foote to Cubs for Greg Gross, Dave Rader and Manny Trillo. 
Pete BrobergP28.358Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Barry FooteC27.007Traded by Phillies with Henry Mack, Derek Botelho, Jerry Martin and Ted Sizemore to Cubs for Greg Gross, Dave Rader and Manny Trillo. 
Greg GrossOF26.206Traded by Cubs with Dave Rader and Manny Trillo to Phillies for Henry Mack, Derek Botelho, Jerry Martin, Ted Sizemore and Barry Foote. 
Jerry MartinOF29.288Traded by Phillies with Henry Mack, Derek Botelho, Ted Sizemore and Barry Foote to Cubs for Greg Gross, Dave Rader and Manny Trillo. 
Dave RaderC30.059Traded by Cubs with Greg Gross and Manny Trillo to Phillies for Henry Mack, Derek Botelho, Jerry Martin, Ted Sizemore and Barry Foote. 
Ted Sizemore2B33.314Traded by Phillies with Henry Mack, Derek Botelho, Jerry Martin and Barry Foote to Cubs for Greg Gross, Dave Rader and Manny Trillo. 
Manny Trillo2B28.060Traded by Cubs with Greg Gross and Dave Rader to Phillies for Henry Mack, Derek Botelho, Jerry Martin, Ted Sizemore and Barry Foote.