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Friday June 1,1979This 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 1979-06-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians7California Angels4BoxRick WiseDave FrostVictor Cruz
Milwaukee Brewers5Kansas City Royals4BoxLary SorensenRenie MartinJerry Augustine
Boston Red Sox5Minnesota Twins2BoxBob StanleyJerry KoosmanBill Campbell
Chicago White Sox0New York Yankees4BoxRon GuidryFrancisco Barrios(none)
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics3BoxSteve McCattyJohn Hiller(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Seattle Mariners7BoxPaul MitchellJesse Jefferson(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Texas Rangers4BoxSteve ComerSteve StoneJim Kern
New York Mets5Atlanta Braves4BoxSkip LockwoodAdrian DevineEd Glynn
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs8BoxRick ReuschelPhil Nastu(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds4BoxDoug BairSteve CarltonPedro Borbon
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros3BoxJ.R. RichardRoss Grimsley(none)
San Diego Padres8Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxKent TekulveBob Shirley(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals8BoxBuddy SchultzBob Welch(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles493019.612--2461885815-1315-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1107238.655
223Boston Red Sox472819.5961.02271854211-1117-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1136350.558
3710Milwaukee Brewers522923.5582.52442044012-1617-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1096643.606
4813New York Yankees502723.5403.52212031812-1515-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1106248.564
5915Detroit Tigers442222.5005.5220213710-1312-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1176354.538
61119Cleveland Indians482226.4587.5194227-339-1413-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1135954.522
71426Toronto Blue Jays511239.23519.0187285-986-166-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1114170.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers492920.592--2232051813-916-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1135459.478
245California Angels513021.588--2812334816-1314-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1115853.523
356Minnesota Twins472720.5741.02512252616-711-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1155560.478
469Kansas City Royals502822.5601.52722551713-1215-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1125755.509
51017Chicago White Sox492425.4905.0234231313-1311-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1114962.441
61223Seattle Mariners521933.36511.5236275-396-1513-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1104862.436
71325Oakland Athletics511833.35312.0175282-1077-1911-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1113675.324
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos452916.644--2031713212-1317-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1156649.574
238St. Louis Cardinals462620.5653.52051753010-1215-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1166056.517
3411Philadelphia Phillies492722.5514.02141892514-1213-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1135756.504
4614Pittsburgh Pirates462422.5225.52242051911-1213-10W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1167442.638
5920Chicago Cubs462125.4578.5202233-319-1412-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1165957.509
61122New York Mets461828.39111.5181218-378-179-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1164571.388
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
127Houston Astros533023.566--2161922412-1418-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1095950.541
2512Cincinnati Reds502723.5401.5236232413-1314-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1116348.568
3716Los Angeles Dodgers532627.4914.0252236168-1618-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1095356.486
4818San Francisco Giants522527.4814.5244246-211-1414-13L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1104664.418
51021San Diego Padres542430.4446.5220250-308-1716-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1074463.411
61224Atlanta Braves501832.36010.5216266-508-1710-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1104862.436