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Monday May 7,1979This 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 1979-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics5Baltimore Orioles3BoxRick LangfordTippy Martinez(none)
California Angels4Boston Red Sox9BoxMike TorrezNolan Ryan(none)
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxBruce TaylorSteve Trout(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Minnesota Twins6BoxDave GoltzPhil Huffman(none)
Seattle Mariners12New York Yankees4BoxRick HoneycuttPaul Mirabella(none)
Kansas City Royals10Texas Rangers6BoxEduardo RodriguezDoc MedichMarty Pattin
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves2BoxJohn CandelariaMickey MahlerKent Tekulve
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBurt HootonPete FalconeBob Welch
Philadelphia Phillies11San Diego Padres6BoxSteve CarltonBob OwchinkoRawly Eastwick

Standings as of 1979-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox26179.654--13693437-610-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1347460.552
235Baltimore Orioles281810.643--149106439-69-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1318447.641
346Milwaukee Brewers281711.6071.0140106348-99-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1337855.586
4814New York Yankees271314.4814.5108121-136-87-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1337657.571
51017Detroit Tigers221012.4555.011611244-86-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1397564.540
61324Cleveland Indians25817.3208.586134-482-86-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1367363.537
71426Toronto Blue Jays29821.27610.5112170-585-113-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1334588.338
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins27198.704--1411231813-46-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1356372.467
258California Angels281612.5713.5152127258-58-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1347262.537
369Kansas City Royals271512.5564.0158140184-811-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1357065.519
4712Texas Rangers261412.5384.511811356-68-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1366967.507
5916Chicago White Sox261214.4626.513512879-83-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1346173.455
61121Oakland Athletics281117.3938.5107151-444-77-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1344391.321
71223Seattle Mariners291019.34510.0128162-342-78-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1335776.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos24177.708--125100256-611-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1367858.574
223Philadelphia Phillies26188.692--11678388-510-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1366670.485
3511Chicago Cubs221210.5454.0929203-69-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1406872.486
4613St. Louis Cardinals261412.5384.011299135-78-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1367264.529
5818Pittsburgh Pirates241014.4177.0112115-34-76-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1388850.638
61122New York Mets24915.3758.094107-134-85-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1385484.391
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros281711.607--129114159-108-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1347262.537
2410Cincinnati Reds271512.5561.513012556-49-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1347559.560
3715San Francisco Giants281315.4644.0129140-115-98-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1345876.433
4919San Diego Padres291217.4145.5137153-166-116-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1325676.424
51020Los Angeles Dodgers301218.4006.0112138-265-97-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1326765.508
61225Atlanta Braves26818.3088.0114141-274-104-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1345876.433