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Thursday April 26,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles4California Angels2BoxTim StoddardDave LaRoche(none)
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals5BoxAl HraboskyDan Spillner(none)
Detroit Tigers1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJim SlatonJack Billingham(none)
Detroit Tigers5Milwaukee Brewers7BoxReggie ClevelandSteve BakerBill Castro
Boston Red Sox2Seattle Mariners0BoxBob StanleyPaul Mitchell(none)
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs2BoxJ.R. RichardLynn McGlothenJoe Sambito

Standings as of 1979-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Boston Red Sox16124.750--9053375-27-2W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1447965.549
258New York Yankees17107.5882.5636305-35-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1437964.552
369Baltimore Orioles19118.5792.5867974-57-3W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1409149.650
4812Milwaukee Brewers1798.5293.5817473-76-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1448658.597
5916Detroit Tigers1367.4624.5696632-54-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1487969.534
61122Toronto Blue Jays17611.3536.573104-314-72-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1454798.324
71324Cleveland Indians16511.3137.05781-241-64-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1457669.524
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Texas Rangers15105.667--6848203-37-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1477374.497
236California Angels19127.632--12382418-24-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1437667.531
347Minnesota Twins16106.6250.5797548-32-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1467274.493
4711Kansas City Royals1798.5292.09295-31-78-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1457669.524
51019Chicago White Sox17710.4124.0928846-61-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1436677.462
61223Oakland Athletics18612.3335.55996-372-54-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1444896.333
71426Seattle Mariners19514.2637.080108-280-55-9L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1436281.434
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Philadelphia Phillies16115.688--7349244-47-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1467373.500
234Montreal Expos15105.6670.5595454-46-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1458560.586
3410St. Louis Cardinals1697.5632.0656054-54-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1467769.527
4514Chicago Cubs1477.5003.04754-71-36-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1487375.493
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 Astros18135.722--7747305-48-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1447668.528
2613Cincinnati Reds1899.5004.0848316-43-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1438162.566
3715San Francisco Giants19910.4744.58392-94-55-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1436281.434
4918San Diego Padres19811.4215.588103-154-84-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1426082.423
51020Los Angeles Dodgers20812.4006.07989-103-65-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1427171.500
61225Atlanta Braves17512.2947.57286-143-62-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1436182.427