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Wednesday April 4,1979This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1979-04-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Seattle Mariners5BoxJohn MontagueFrank Tanana(none)
San Francisco Giants11Cincinnati Reds5BoxVida BlueTom Seaver(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
11416Baltimore Orioles000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium15910257.642
21317Boston Red Sox000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1609169.569
737Toronto Blue Jays000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium16253109.327
6612New York Yankees000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1608971.556
5825Milwaukee Brewers000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1619566.590
31120Cleveland Indians000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1618180.503
41021Detroit Tigers000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1618576.528
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Seattle Mariners1101.000--5410-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1616695.410
223California Angels101.0001.045-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1618873.547
5715Minnesota Twins000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1628280.506
4923Kansas City Royals000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1628577.525
6511Oakland Athletics000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16254108.333
746Texas Rangers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1628379.512
31219Chicago White Sox000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1607387.456
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
559Pittsburgh Pirates000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1629864.605
4610Philadelphia Phillies000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1628478.519
6125St. Louis Cardinals000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1628676.531
3713New York Mets000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1626399.389
2814Montreal Expos000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1609565.594
11118Chicago Cubs000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1628082.494
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants1101.000--11561-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1617091.435
224Cincinnati Reds101.0001.0511-60-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1609070.563
648San Diego Padres000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1616893.422
5924Los Angeles Dodgers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1627983.488
41022Houston Astros000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1628973.549
3326Atlanta Braves000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1606694.413


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pete BrobergP29.033Released by Dodgers. 
Tom GriffinP31.042Signed as Free Agent by Giants. 
Wayne TwitchellP31.025Signed as Free Agent by Mets.