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Wednesday May 30,1979This 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 1979-05-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Chicago White Sox4BoxRick WaitsRoss BaumgartenVictor Cruz
Baltimore Orioles1Kansas City Royals2BoxRich GaleMike FlanaganAl Hrabosky
New York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxRon DavisBob McClure(none)
Oakland Athletics5Minnesota Twins4BoxJohn Henry JohnsonRoger EricksonBob Lacey
California Angels3Seattle Mariners2BoxNolan RyanShane Rawley(none)
Boston Red Sox2Texas Rangers3BoxJim KernDick Drago(none)
Detroit Tigers8Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMilt WilcoxPhil Huffman(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros6BoxJoe NiekroTom SeaverJoe Sambito
San Francisco Giants5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJerry ReussGary LavelleLerrin LaGrow
Philadelphia Phillies0Montreal Expos2BoxBill LeeNino Espinosa(none)
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxJim RookerLynn McGlothen(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres10BoxBob ShirleyBo McLaughlin(none)
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals7BoxSilvio MartinezCraig SwanDarold Knowles

Standings as of 1979-05-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles483018.625--2441846015-1215-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1117239.649
256Boston Red Sox452619.5782.5219181389-1117-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1156550.565
3712New York Yankees482622.5424.02131981512-1414-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1126349.563
4813Milwaukee Brewers502723.5404.02341963811-1616-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1116843.613
5916Detroit Tigers422121.5006.021721079-1212-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1196455.538
61120Cleveland Indians472126.4478.5187223-368-1413-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1146054.526
71426Toronto Blue Jays491237.24518.5185277-926-156-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1134172.363
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123California Angels493019.612--2672145316-1214-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1135855.513
234Texas Rangers472819.5961.02172001713-915-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1155560.478
345Minnesota Twins452619.5782.02362181816-710-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1175661.479
468Kansas City Royals492821.5712.02682501813-1215-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1135756.504
51017Chicago White Sox482424.5005.5234227713-1211-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1124963.438
61224Oakland Athletics491732.34713.0170267-977-1810-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1133776.327
71325Seattle Mariners501733.34013.5217263-466-1511-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1125062.446
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos432815.651--2001683212-1216-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1176750.573
227Philadelphia Phillies472720.5743.02121842814-1013-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1155758.496
3410St. Louis Cardinals442420.5454.51881622610-1213-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1186256.525
4714Pittsburgh Pirates442222.5006.52111941711-1211-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1187642.644
5919Chicago Cubs442024.4558.5191227-369-1311-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1186058.508
61122New York Mets441727.38611.5170205-357-169-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1184672.390
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Houston Astros512823.549--2101902012-1416-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1116150.550
2511Cincinnati Reds482622.5420.5232227513-1213-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1136449.566
3615San Francisco Giants502525.5002.5232226611-1214-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1124666.411
4818Los Angeles Dodgers512526.4903.0233218158-1517-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1115457.486
51021San Diego Padres522329.4425.5209240-318-1615-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1094564.413
61223Atlanta Braves481830.3758.5211258-478-1610-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1124864.429