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Saturday June 2,1979This 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 1979-06-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2California Angels5BoxMark ClearWayne Garland(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Kansas City Royals4BoxPaul SplittorffReggie Cleveland(none)
Boston Red Sox2Minnesota Twins8BoxDave GoltzChuck Rainey(none)
Chicago White Sox7New York Yankees0BoxKen KravecJim Beattie(none)
Detroit Tigers9Oakland Athletics3BoxJack MorrisCraig MinettoDave Tobik
Toronto Blue Jays6Seattle Mariners2BoxDave LemanczykOdell Jones(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Texas Rangers4BoxTippy MartinezSparky LyleDon Stanhouse
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves7BoxPhil NiekroEd GlynnGene Garber
San Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs6BoxRandy MoffittDick TidrowGary Lavelle
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds4BoxMike LaCossRandy LerchDoug Bair
Montreal Expos1Houston Astros2BoxJoaquin AndujarElias Sosa(none)
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxGaylord PerryJohn Candelaria(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5St. Louis Cardinals12BoxBob ForschDoug Rau(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles503119.620--2511925916-1315-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1097138.651
245Boston Red Sox482820.5832.02291933611-1217-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1126349.563
3711Milwaukee Brewers532924.5473.52472083912-1717-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1086642.611
4813New York Yankees512724.5294.52212101112-1515-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1096247.569
5914Detroit Tigers452322.5115.52292161311-1312-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1166254.534
61120Cleveland Indians492227.4498.5196232-369-1513-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1125953.527
71426Toronto Blue Jays521339.25019.0193287-947-166-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1104070.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123California Angels523121.596--2862355116-1315-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1105753.518
234Minnesota Twins482820.5831.02592273216-712-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1145460.474
356Texas Rangers502921.5801.02272101713-916-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1125458.482
469Kansas City Royals512922.5691.52762581813-1216-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1115655.505
51016Chicago White Sox502525.5005.02412311014-1311-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1104862.436
61224Seattle Mariners531934.35812.5238281-436-1513-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1094861.440
71325Oakland Athletics521834.34613.0178291-1137-1911-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1103674.327
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos462917.630--2041733112-1417-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1146648.579
227St. Louis Cardinals472720.5742.52171803710-1216-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1155956.513
3512Philadelphia Phillies502723.5404.02161932314-1313-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1125755.509
4615Pittsburgh Pirates472423.5115.52252081711-1213-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1157441.643
51021Chicago Cubs472126.4478.5208241-339-1412-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1155956.513
61122New York Mets471829.38311.5187225-388-189-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1154570.391
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Houston Astros543123.574--2181932512-1419-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1085850.537
2410Cincinnati Reds512823.5491.5240234613-1315-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1106248.564
3717San Francisco Giants532627.4914.5252252012-1414-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1094564.413
4818Los Angeles Dodgers542628.4815.025724898-1718-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1085355.491
5919San Diego Padres552530.4556.5223251-289-1716-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1064363.406
61223Atlanta Braves511932.37310.5223272-498-1711-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1094762.431