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Monday April 30,1979This 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 1979-04-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1California Angels2BoxDave LaRocheEd Figueroa(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Cleveland Indians0BoxJim SlatonEric Wilkins(none)
Texas Rangers8Kansas City Royals7BoxJim KernSteve BusbySparky Lyle
Boston Red Sox4Oakland Athletics5BoxBob LaceyDick Drago(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Seattle Mariners7BoxDon StanhouseRick Honeycutt(none)
Minnesota Twins6Toronto Blue Jays3BoxPaul HartzellMark Lemongello(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Montreal Expos8BoxSteve RogersDoug Rau(none)
San Diego Padres3New York Mets4BoxCraig SwanBob ShirleySkip Lockwood
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxDick RuthvenPhil NastuTug McGraw
Houston Astros6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJoe SambitoTom BrunoJoaquin Andujar

Standings as of 1979-04-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Boston Red Sox20137.650--10271316-57-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1407862.557
258Baltimore Orioles23149.6090.511996237-67-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1368848.647
369Milwaukee Brewers22139.5911.011492227-86-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1398257.590
4813New York Yankees211011.4763.57680-45-75-4L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1397960.568
51017Detroit Tigers1679.4384.0807912-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1457867.538
61325Toronto Blue Jays22715.3187.094135-414-73-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1404694.329
71426Cleveland Indians20614.3007.071115-442-84-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1417566.532
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114California Angels23158.652--13891478-27-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1397366.525
226Minnesota Twins20137.6500.59889911-42-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1426973.486
347Texas Rangers19127.6321.08869195-57-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1437172.497
4710Kansas City Royals211110.5243.012511781-710-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1417467.525
5915Chicago White Sox20911.4504.510610066-63-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1406476.457
61122Oakland Athletics22814.3646.574125-512-56-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1404694.329
71224Seattle Mariners23815.3487.0102128-260-58-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1395980.424
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos19145.737--9475194-410-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1418160.574
233Philadelphia Phillies20146.7000.58358254-410-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1427072.493
3512St. Louis Cardinals201010.5004.58676105-74-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1427666.535
4614Chicago Cubs1789.4715.05769-122-56-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1457273.497
5716New York Mets18810.4445.57071-13-45-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1445589.382
61121Pittsburgh Pirates18711.3896.58593-82-55-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1449153.632
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros21156.714--9770277-58-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1417467.525
2411Cincinnati Reds211110.5244.09499-56-45-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1407961.564
3818Los Angeles Dodgers241014.4176.597107-105-85-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1386969.500
51019San Francisco Giants23914.3917.0101123-224-95-5L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1396277.446
4920San Diego Padres23914.3917.099113-145-114-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1385979.428
61223Atlanta Braves20713.3507.58796-93-64-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxBill LucasAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1405981.421


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken BrettP30.224Signed as Free Agent by Twins.