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Sunday May 13,1979This 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 1979-05-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox8BoxChuck RaineyMike Norris(none)
Kansas City Royals14Chicago White Sox5BoxEduardo RodriguezRich Wortham(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers6BoxJack MorrisMoose HaasJack Billingham
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins2BoxWayne GarlandDave GoltzVictor Cruz
California Angels10New York Yankees12BoxJim BeattieChris Knapp(none)
Texas Rangers1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxMark LemongelloDoyle Alexander(none)
Texas Rangers7Toronto Blue Jays5BoxEd FarmerPhil HuffmanSparky Lyle
Chicago Cubs0Houston Astros3BoxJoe NiekroMike Krukow(none)
Montreal Expos2Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxRick SutcliffeRoss GrimsleyJerry Reuss
Cincinnati Reds7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxMike LaCossJohn Candelaria(none)
New York Mets4San Diego Padres5BoxBob ShirleySkip Lockwood(none)
Philadelphia Phillies12San Francisco Giants3BoxRon ReedVida Blue(none)
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals7BoxPete VuckovichPhil Niekro(none)

Standings as of 1979-05-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles332211.667--174118569-613-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1268046.635
234Boston Red Sox322111.6560.5177122557-614-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1287058.547
346Milwaukee Brewers342014.5882.51671363110-1010-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1277552.591
4713New York Yankees331815.5454.014514416-812-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1277156.559
51018Detroit Tigers271215.4447.013913544-88-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1347361.545
61121Cleveland Indians311120.35510.0113161-485-116-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1307060.538
71426Toronto Blue Jays34925.26513.5128200-725-124-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1284484.344
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins31229.710--1671353213-49-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1316071.458
2510Texas Rangers321814.5634.514313499-79-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1306565.500
3611California Angels341915.5594.51941603411-88-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1286959.539
4812Kansas City Royals331815.5455.0193170237-1111-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1296762.519
5917Chicago White Sox321517.4697.5167166110-95-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1285870.453
61222Oakland Athletics341222.35311.5120191-715-127-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1284286.328
71325Seattle Mariners341024.29413.5137192-552-128-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1285771.445
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Philadelphia Phillies322210.688--144974712-710-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1306268.477
225Montreal Expos301911.6332.0139128118-1011-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1307654.585
359St. Louis Cardinals321814.5634.0137118197-810-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1306862.523
4614Chicago Cubs291514.5175.5122132-105-810-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1336568.489
5919Pittsburgh Pirates291217.4148.5140145-55-87-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1338647.647
61123New York Mets301020.33311.0108138-305-135-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1325379.402
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cincinnati Reds331914.576--1701551510-69-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1287157.555
248Houston Astros352015.571--153135189-1011-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1276958.543
3715Los Angeles Dodgers361818.5002.515514875-913-9W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1266165.484
4816San Francisco Giants341618.4713.5147163-165-911-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1285573.430
51020San Diego Padres351421.4006.0154176-226-118-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1265472.429
61224Atlanta Braves311021.3238.0139173-345-125-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1295673.434