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Sunday April 29,1979This 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 1979-04-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2California Angels0BoxSteve RenkoDon AaseBill Campbell
Texas Rangers10Chicago White Sox0BoxDock EllisRich WorthamJim Kern
Minnesota Twins5Detroit Tigers3BoxGeoff ZahnMilt WilcoxMike Marshall
Cleveland Indians5Kansas City Royals4BoxRick WiseLarry GuraSid Monge
Baltimore Orioles13Oakland Athletics1BoxTippy MartinezJohn Henry Johnson(none)
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners6BoxRafael VasquezPaul Mirabella(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Toronto Blue Jays0BoxMike CaldwellJim Clancy(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDave LemanczykBill Travers(none)
Chicago Cubs6Atlanta Braves5BoxLynn McGlothenGene GarberBruce Sutter
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds5BoxPaul MoskauBob Sykes(none)
San Francisco Giants5Montreal Expos7BoxDan SchatzederVida Blue(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8New York Mets3BoxDon SuttonNeil Allen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets6BoxDale MurrayRick SutcliffeSkip Lockwood
San Diego Padres3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRon ReedRollie Fingers(none)
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxBruce KisonJoe NiekroGrant Jackson

Standings as of 1979-04-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Boston Red Sox19136.684--9866326-47-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1417863.553
258Baltimore Orioles22139.5911.511189226-67-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1378948.650
369Milwaukee Brewers21129.5712.010692146-86-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1408357.593
4813New York Yankees201010.5003.57578-35-65-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1407961.564
51016Detroit Tigers1679.4384.5807912-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1457867.538
61325Toronto Blue Jays21714.3337.091129-384-73-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1414695.326
71426Cleveland Indians19613.3167.071107-362-84-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1427567.528
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125California Angels22148.636--13690468-26-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1407466.529
236Minnesota Twins19127.6320.59286610-42-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1437073.490
347Texas Rangers18117.6111.08062184-57-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1447272.500
4710Kansas City Royals20119.5502.011810991-710-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1427468.521
5915Chicago White Sox20911.4504.010610066-63-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1406476.457
61122Seattle Mariners22814.3646.095120-250-58-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1405981.421
71224Oakland Athletics21714.3336.569121-522-55-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1414794.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos18135.722--8671154-49-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1428260.577
233Philadelphia Phillies19136.6840.57957224-49-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1437172.497
3411St. Louis Cardinals19109.5263.58170115-74-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1437667.531
4614Chicago Cubs1789.4714.55769-122-56-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1457273.497
5818New York Mets17710.4125.56668-23-44-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1455689.386
61121Pittsburgh Pirates18711.3896.08593-82-55-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1449153.632
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros20146.700--9165266-58-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1427567.528
2512Cincinnati Reds211110.5243.59499-56-45-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1407961.564
3717Los Angeles Dodgers231013.4355.59399-65-75-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1396970.496
51019San Francisco Giants22913.4096.0100119-194-85-5L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1406278.443
4920San Diego Padres22913.4096.096109-135-104-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1395980.424
61223Atlanta Braves20713.3507.08796-93-64-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1405981.421