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Wednesday April 25,1979This 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 1979-04-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5California Angels2BoxSteve StoneFrank TananaDon Stanhouse
Minnesota Twins4Cleveland Indians2BoxPete RedfernSid MongeMike Marshall
Chicago White Sox6Kansas City Royals7BoxAl HraboskyMike Proly(none)
New York Yankees0Oakland Athletics1BoxCraig MinettoEd FigueroaJim Todd
Boston Red Sox4Seattle Mariners1BoxJim WrightFloyd BannisterChuck Rainey
Toronto Blue Jays3Texas Rangers4BoxSparky LyleJesse Jefferson(none)
Houston Astros0Chicago Cubs4BoxDennis LampVern Ruhle(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds2BoxKent TekulveDave Tomlin(none)
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos9BoxSteve RogersBob ShirleyDavid Palmer
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets2BoxCraig SwanTom Griffin(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxRon ReedRick Sutcliffe(none)

Standings as of 1979-04-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox15114.733--8853354-27-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1458065.552
258New York Yankees17107.5882.0636305-35-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1437964.552
3610Baltimore Orioles18108.5562.5827753-57-3W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1419249.652
4711Detroit Tigers1165.5453.0635492-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1507971.527
5916Milwaukee Brewers1578.4674.0696813-74-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1468858.603
61122Toronto Blue Jays17611.3536.073104-314-72-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1454798.324
71223Cleveland Indians15510.3336.05376-231-54-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1467670.521
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
224California Angels18126.6670.512178438-24-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1447668.528
135Texas Rangers15105.667--6848203-37-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1477374.497
347Minnesota Twins16106.6250.5797548-32-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1467274.493
4813Kansas City Royals1688.5002.58791-41-77-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1467769.527
51019Chicago White Sox17710.4124.0928846-61-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1436677.462
61324Oakland Athletics18612.3335.55996-372-54-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1444896.333
71426Seattle Mariners18513.2786.580106-260-55-8L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1446282.431
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Philadelphia Phillies16115.688--7349244-47-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1467373.500
236Montreal Expos15105.6670.5595454-46-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1458560.586
349St. Louis Cardinals1697.5632.0656054-54-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1467769.527
4512Chicago Cubs1376.5382.54548-31-36-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1497376.490
5817New York Mets1468.4294.0565423-43-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1485791.385
61121Pittsburgh Pirates16610.3755.06779-122-54-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1469254.630
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Houston Astros17125.706--7145264-48-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1457768.531
2614Cincinnati Reds1899.5003.5848316-43-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1438162.566
3715San Francisco Giants19910.4744.08392-94-55-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1436281.434
4918San Diego Padres19811.4215.088103-154-84-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1426082.423
51020Los Angeles Dodgers20812.4005.57989-103-65-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1427171.500
61225Atlanta Braves17512.2947.07286-143-62-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1436182.427