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Saturday April 21,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-04-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Baltimore Orioles4BoxSammy StewartBill TraversDon Stanhouse
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox10BoxBob StanleyLarry GuraTom Burgmeier
Oakland Athletics1California Angels13BoxNolan RyanMatt Keough(none)
Chicago White Sox6Cleveland Indians5BoxRoss BaumgartenWayne GarlandMike Proly
Toronto Blue Jays5Detroit Tigers4BoxPhil HuffmanJack BillinghamDave Freisleben
Seattle Mariners5Minnesota Twins6BoxJerry KoosmanFloyd BannisterMike Marshall
Texas Rangers5New York Yankees0BoxFergie JenkinsCatfish Hunter(none)
San Diego Padres9Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn D'AcquistoGene Garber(none)
Montreal Expos3Chicago Cubs4BoxDonnie MooreDavid PalmerBruce Sutter
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros5BoxJoaquin AndujarKent Tekulve(none)
New York Mets0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxNino EspinosaNeil AllenTug McGraw
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Francisco Giants1BoxBurt HootonTom Griffin(none)
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxMike LaCossSilvio MartinezDoug Bair

Standings as of 1979-04-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1284.667--7449252-26-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1488365.561
259New York Yankees1486.5711.05560-54-24-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1468165.555
3711Milwaukee Brewers1376.5381.5645593-54-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1488860.595
4813Detroit Tigers1055.5002.0595362-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1518071.530
5918Baltimore Orioles1468.4293.05768-111-55-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1459649.662
61120Toronto Blue Jays1358.3853.56791-243-42-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium14948101.322
71426Cleveland Indians1239.2505.03665-291-52-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1497871.523
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111California Angels15123.800--11159528-24-1W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1477671.517
223Texas Rangers1183.7272.05838203-25-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1517576.497
347Minnesota Twins1385.6153.0706557-21-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1497475.497
4612Chicago White Sox1376.5384.07864146-21-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1476681.449
51019Kansas City Royals1257.4175.57176-51-64-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1508070.533
61221Seattle Mariners15510.3337.07595-200-45-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1476285.422
71325Oakland Athletics15411.2678.05087-371-53-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1475097.340
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
234Philadelphia Phillies1284.667--5532234-44-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1507674.507
125Montreal Expos1284.667--444314-34-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1488761.588
3715St. Louis Cardinals1367.4622.5525022-53-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1498069.537
4816Chicago Cubs1156.4552.53747-101-34-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1517576.497
51022Pittsburgh Pirates1349.3084.55372-190-44-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1499455.631
61224New York Mets1138.2734.54049-92-41-4L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1516091.397
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros15114.733--6839294-37-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1477869.531
248Cincinnati Reds1596.6002.07767106-33-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1468165.555
3510San Francisco Giants1697.5632.5787174-35-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1466284.425
4614San Diego Padres1688.5003.57481-74-54-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1456085.414
5917Los Angeles Dodgers1679.4384.55771-142-35-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1467274.493
61123Atlanta Braves14410.2866.55770-133-61-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1466284.425


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe ColemanP32.077Released by Giants.