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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, May 17, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East122Boston Red Sox352312.657-192136567-616-61256857.544
AL East234Baltimore Orioles362313.6390.51881335510-813-51237944.642
AL East3610New York Yankees362016.5563.5163152116-814-81246955.556
AL East4812Milwaukee Brewers372017.5414.01761502610-1310-41247549.605
AL East51019Detroit Tigers301317.4337.5147153-65-108-71317259.550
AL East61120Cleveland Indians351421.4009.0130171-415-119-101266759.532
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays381028.26314.5138217-796-154-131244381.347
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West113Minnesota Twins352312.657-1911652614-49-81275968.465
AL West246Texas Rangers352114.6002.01671511612-79-71276265.488
AL West357California Angels372215.5952.02081693911-811-71256659.528
AL West4711Kansas City Royals382117.5533.52131902310-1211-51246460.516
AL West5914Chicago White Sox351817.5145.0177169813-95-81255570.440
AL West61224Oakland Athletics371225.32412.0123201-785-127-131254283.336
AL West71325Seattle Mariners381127.28913.5150206-562-129-151245668.452
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Philadelphia Phillies352411.686-1811265514-810-31276067.472
NL East225Montreal Expos332013.6063.014213399-1211-11277552.591
NL East349St. Louis Cardinals352015.5714.0142121217-812-81276661.520
NL East4716Chicago Cubs321616.5006.5151169-185-811-81306466.492
NL East5918Pittsburgh Pirates321418.4388.5150156-65-89-101308446.646
NL East61223New York Mets331122.33312.0119148-296-155-71295277.403
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West138Cincinnati Reds362115.583-1851612410-611-91256956.552
NL West2513Houston Astros382018.5262.015815449-1011-81246955.556
NL West3615San Francisco Giants371918.5142.5166168-28-911-91255273.416
NL West4817Los Angeles Dodgers391920.4873.516516146-1113-91236063.488
NL West51021San Diego Padres381523.3957.0160191-317-138-101235370.431
NL West61122Atlanta Braves341222.3538.0152183-315-127-101265472.429
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Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season