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Thursday May 10,1979This 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 1979-05-10

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles3BoxDennis MartinezJohn Henry Johnson(none)
California Angels5Boston Red Sox3BoxDon AaseDennis EckersleyMark Clear
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox5BoxSteve TroutPaul Splittorff(none)
Cleveland Indians8Milwaukee Brewers1BoxEric WilkinsJim SlatonDon Hood
Seattle Mariners1New York Yankees8BoxTommy JohnOdell Jones(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Chicago Cubs9BoxLynn McGlothenManny Sarmiento(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros1BoxBob SykesJ.R. RichardMark Littell
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers14BoxAndy MessersmithCraig Swan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres2BoxNino EspinosaGaylord PerryRon Reed
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants0BoxSteve RogersPhil Nastu(none)

Standings as of 1979-05-10

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles312011.645--162113499-611-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1288246.641
235Boston Red Sox291811.6211.0150116347-611-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1317358.557
357Milwaukee Brewers311813.5812.0157127308-910-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1307753.592
4713New York Yankees301614.5333.512612516-810-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1307357.562
51016Detroit Tigers241113.4585.513012554-87-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1377463.540
61222Cleveland Indians281018.3578.5107151-444-96-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1337162.534
71426Toronto Blue Jays30822.26711.5118186-685-123-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1324587.341
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins28208.714--1571292813-47-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1346272.463
246California Angels311813.5813.51751413410-68-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1317061.534
3611Texas Rangers281513.5365.012912456-69-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1346866.507
4812Kansas City Royals301614.5335.0171156155-1011-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1326963.523
5915Chicago White Sox291415.4836.5153144910-94-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1315972.450
61120Oakland Athletics311219.3879.5114164-505-97-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1314289.321
71325Seattle Mariners321022.31312.0132180-482-108-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1305773.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Philadelphia Phillies29218.724--130884211-510-3W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1336370.474
223Montreal Expos27198.7041.0134109258-711-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1337657.571
3510St. Louis Cardinals291613.5525.0123106177-88-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1337063.526
4614Chicago Cubs251312.5206.0112115-33-610-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1376770.489
5919Pittsburgh Pirates261115.4238.513012825-86-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1368749.640
61123New York Mets27918.33311.099131-324-115-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1355481.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Houston Astros311813.581--136125119-109-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1317160.542
249Cincinnati Reds301713.5670.515314588-59-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1317358.557
3717Los Angeles Dodgers331518.4554.0136143-75-910-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1296465.496
4818San Francisco Giants311417.4524.0138149-115-99-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1315774.435
51021San Diego Padres321220.3756.5147167-206-116-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1295673.434
61224Atlanta Braves28919.3217.5127159-324-105-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1325775.432


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis AponteP25.330Released by Red Sox.