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Friday May 25,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-05-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Chicago White Sox6BoxRoss BaumgartenNolan Ryan(none)
Oakland Athletics2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMike CaldwellBob Lacey(none)
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins3BoxPaul SplittorffMike MarshallAl Hrabosky
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers2BoxMike ParrottDoyle AlexanderShane Rawley
Seattle Mariners5Texas Rangers3BoxRick HoneycuttDock Ellis(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Los Angeles Dodgers17BoxRick SutcliffeTom Seaver(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3New York Mets3Box(none)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxLynn McGlothenNino EspinosaBruce Sutter
Houston Astros1San Diego Padres2BoxRollie FingersJoe Sambito(none)
Atlanta Braves4San Francisco Giants6BoxBob KnepperPhil NiekroGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1979-05-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles422814.667--2201566413-815-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1177443.632
234Boston Red Sox412516.6102.5208166428-817-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1196653.555
3610Milwaukee Brewers452520.5564.52151803511-1614-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1167046.603
4712New York Yankees422319.5485.0194171239-1114-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1186652.559
51019Detroit Tigers361620.4449.0174187-136-1210-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1256956.552
61120Cleveland Indians411823.4399.5161200-397-1211-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1206357.525
71426Toronto Blue Jays441133.25018.0166247-816-155-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1184276.356
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Minnesota Twins412516.610--2171972016-79-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1215764.471
246California Angels442519.5681.52372013611-1214-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1186355.534
358Texas Rangers432419.5582.0200192813-911-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1195960.496
4813Kansas City Royals442420.5452.52512321911-1213-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1186157.517
5914Chicago White Sox422220.5243.52131971613-129-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1185167.432
61223Seattle Mariners461729.37010.5207245-386-1311-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1165066.431
71325Oakland Athletics451530.33312.0152244-925-1610-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1173978.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos392514.641--1781542412-1213-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1217051.579
223Philadelphia Phillies422616.6190.52041614314-812-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1205862.483
3511St. Louis Cardinals402218.5503.5165142239-1112-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1226458.525
4817Chicago Cubs391821.4627.0177202-257-1011-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1236261.504
5918Pittsburgh Pirates391821.4627.0178180-29-119-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1238043.650
61122New York Mets391524.38510.0149180-316-158-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1234875.390
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cincinnati Reds432419.558--215208711-913-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1186652.559
249San Francisco Giants452520.556--2091951411-1014-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1174671.393
3615Houston Astros462422.5221.5185179610-1314-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1166551.560
4716Los Angeles Dodgers462224.4783.5210195158-1514-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1165759.491
51021San Diego Padres461927.4136.5183216-338-1611-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1154966.426
61224Atlanta Braves421527.3578.5185226-415-1310-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1185167.432


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bud HarrelsonSS34.353Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
Frank LaCorteP27.225Traded by Braves to Astros for Bo McLaughlin. 
Bo McLaughlinP25.214Traded by Astros to Braves for Frank LaCorte. 
Champ SummersOF32.344Traded by Reds to Tigers for Sheldon Burnside.