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Tuesday May 22,1979This 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 1979-05-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox7Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve RenkoMike FlanaganBill Campbell
Oakland Athletics4Chicago White Sox5BoxRich HintonDave Heaverlo(none)
New York Yankees12Detroit Tigers8BoxLuis TiantMark Fidrych(none)
Seattle Mariners12Kansas City Royals11BoxShane RawleyAl Hrabosky(none)
California Angels1Milwaukee Brewers7BoxLary SorensenDave Frost(none)
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers4BoxJim KernJerry Koosman(none)
Cleveland Indians8Toronto Blue Jays6BoxEric WilkinsMark LemongelloSid Monge
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves1BoxJoe NiekroMickey Mahler(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Montreal Expos6BoxRoss GrimsleyEd WhitsonWoodie Fryman
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets4BoxKevin KobelDennis LampDale Murray
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxTug McGrawBob Forsch(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6San Diego Padres7BoxRollie FingersJerry Reuss(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants12BoxEd HalickiBill Bonham(none)

Standings as of 1979-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles402614.650--2101515913-813-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1197643.639
233Boston Red Sox392514.6410.5203156478-617-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1216655.545
369New York Yankees412318.5613.5191167249-1014-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1196653.555
4713Milwaukee Brewers422220.5245.02021723011-1611-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1197346.613
51019Detroit Tigers351520.4298.5170184-146-129-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1267056.556
61120Cleveland Indians401723.4259.0157197-406-1211-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1216457.529
71426Toronto Blue Jays431132.25616.5163243-806-155-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1194277.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Minnesota Twins392514.641--2121862616-69-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1235766.463
246California Angels412516.6101.02301854511-914-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1216358.521
358Texas Rangers402317.5752.5188182613-910-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1226062.492
4814Kansas City Royals422220.5244.52422251710-1212-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1206357.525
5915Chicago White Sox391920.4876.0191194-313-126-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1215467.446
61223Oakland Athletics421527.35711.5148225-775-1310-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1203981.325
71325Seattle Mariners431528.34912.0195235-404-1211-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1195267.437
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Philadelphia Phillies402614.650--2031554814-812-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1225864.475
225Montreal Expos382414.6321.01751542112-1212-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1227151.582
3612St. Louis Cardinals392118.5384.5162141218-1112-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1236558.528
4716Pittsburgh Pirates371819.4866.517517419-99-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1258045.640
5918Chicago Cubs361620.4448.0163191-285-911-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1266462.508
61122New York Mets361323.36111.0135166-316-157-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1265076.397
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cincinnati Reds402317.575--2031891410-713-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1216754.554
2410San Francisco Giants422319.5481.02011851611-1012-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1204872.400
3511Houston Astros442420.5451.0179171810-1114-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1186553.551
4817Los Angeles Dodgers442024.4555.018918727-1513-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1185959.500
51021San Diego Padres441826.4097.0179211-328-1610-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1175067.427
61224Atlanta Braves401426.3509.0175215-405-129-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1205268.433


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Frank DuffySS32.220Released by Red Sox.