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Friday April 13,1979This date in baseball
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Tim Keinath celebrated a birthday on this date.
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.

1979 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1979-04-13

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Chicago White Sox12BoxRich WorthamLuis Tiant(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers9BoxLary SorensenSteve Stone(none)
California Angels10Oakland Athletics1BoxDon AaseJohn Henry Johnson(none)
Minnesota Twins8Seattle Mariners2BoxGeoff ZahnPaul MitchellMike Marshall
Detroit Tigers4Texas Rangers5BoxJim KernSheldon BurnsideSparky Lyle
Kansas City Royals1Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJim ClancyPaul Splittorff(none)
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxRick MatulaDoug RauGene Garber
St. Louis Cardinals6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim BibbyBuddy SchultzGrant Jackson
Cincinnati Reds4San Diego Padres2BoxBill BonhamBob ShirleyFrank Pastore
Houston Astros7San Francisco Giants8BoxEd HalickiJoe NiekroGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1979-04-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Milwaukee Brewers642.667--3221112-12-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1559164.587
2611Boston Red Sox532.6000.5262332-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1558867.568
3813Toronto Blue Jays633.5001.03236-42-31-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15650106.321
5916New York Yankees734.4291.52534-92-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1538667.562
41018Baltimore Orioles734.4291.52737-100-13-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1529953.651
61223Detroit Tigers413.2502.01626-101-20-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1578473.535
71324Cleveland Indians615.1673.01328-150-41-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1558075.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers5501.000--279181-04-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1577879.497
224Minnesota Twins752.7141.0302645-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1557778.497
348Kansas City Royals642.6671.54023170-14-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1568175.519
459California Angels853.6251.55140113-22-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1548371.539
5712Seattle Mariners954.5562.0505000-05-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1536291.405
61121Chicago White Sox624.3333.53233-11-21-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1547183.461
71425Oakland Athletics817.1255.52641-151-30-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15453101.344
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos541.800--201734-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1559164.587
246St. Louis Cardinals642.6670.52715120-23-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1568274.526
3510New York Mets532.6001.0261882-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1576097.382
4817Pittsburgh Pirates734.4292.03033-30-23-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1559560.613
51020Philadelphia Phillies624.3332.51923-40-42-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1568274.526
61226Chicago Cubs303.0003.01026-160-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1598079.503
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants862.750--4532133-13-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1546589.422
235Houston Astros752.7140.53015150-15-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1558471.542
3614Cincinnati Reds844.5002.04245-33-11-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1538667.562
4715Los Angeles Dodgers945.4442.53337-41-23-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1537578.490
5919Atlanta Braves835.3753.02835-72-31-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1526389.414
61122San Diego Padres826.2504.02337-142-50-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1536687.431

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack KucekP25.309Traded by White Sox to Phillies for Jim Morrison. 
Jackson ToddP27.145Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Jackson ToddP27.145Released by Phillies.