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Saturday April 14,1979This 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 1979-04-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees8Chicago White Sox5BoxDick TidrowDewey RobinsonRon Guidry
Baltimore Orioles10Milwaukee Brewers11BoxBob McClureTim Stoddard(none)
California Angels9Oakland Athletics3BoxDave FrostRick Langford(none)
Minnesota Twins6Seattle Mariners5BoxMike MarshallFloyd Bannister(none)
Detroit Tigers5Texas Rangers7BoxSparky LyleSteve Baker(none)
Kansas City Royals6Toronto Blue Jays8BoxDave FreislebenDennis Leonard(none)
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBob WelchPhil NiekroJerry Reuss
Chicago Cubs0Montreal Expos2BoxRoss GrimsleyRick ReuschelElias Sosa
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxEd WhitsonBob ForschGrant Jackson
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres3BoxGaylord PerryTom Seaver(none)
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants2BoxVida BlueVern Ruhle(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Milwaukee Brewers752.714--4331122-13-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1549064.584
259Boston Red Sox532.6001.0262332-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1558867.568
3711Toronto Blue Jays743.5711.04042-22-32-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15549106.316
4815New York Yankees844.5001.53339-63-21-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1528567.559
51018Baltimore Orioles835.3752.53748-110-23-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1519952.656
61223Detroit Tigers514.2003.02133-121-30-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1568472.538
71324Cleveland Indians615.1673.51328-150-41-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1558075.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Texas Rangers6601.000--3414201-05-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1567779.494
224Minnesota Twins862.7501.0363156-20-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1547678.494
346California Angels963.6671.56043174-22-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1538271.536
4612Kansas City Royals743.5712.54631150-24-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1558174.523
5913Seattle Mariners1055.5003.05556-10-05-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1526290.408
61122Chicago White Sox725.2864.53741-41-21-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1537182.464
71425Oakland Athletics918.1116.52950-211-30-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15353100.346
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos651.833--221754-11-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1549064.584
248New York Mets532.6001.5261882-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1576097.382
3510St. Louis Cardinals743.5711.5312290-33-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1558273.529
4716Pittsburgh Pirates844.5002.0373700-24-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1549460.610
5920Philadelphia Phillies624.3333.01923-40-42-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1568274.526
61226Chicago Cubs404.0004.01028-180-20-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1588078.506
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants972.778--4733143-14-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1536489.418
237Houston Astros853.6251.53117140-25-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1548470.545
3614Los Angeles Dodgers1055.5002.53942-31-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1527478.487
4817Cincinnati Reds945.4443.04448-43-21-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1528666.566
61019San Diego Padres936.3334.02639-132-51-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1526587.428
51121Atlanta Braves936.3334.03341-82-41-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1516388.417