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Sunday June 3,1979This 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 1979-06-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5California Angels3BoxMike PaxtonJim Barr(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Kansas City Royals6BoxMarty PattinMoose Haas(none)
Boston Red Sox8Minnesota Twins2BoxSteve RenkoGeoff ZahnBill Campbell
Chicago White Sox2New York Yankees3BoxRon DavisRandy Scarbery(none)
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics0BoxDave RozemaJohn Henry Johnson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Seattle Mariners10BoxMike ParrottMark Lemongello(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Texas Rangers4BoxDoyle AlexanderJim PalmerJim Kern
New York Mets9Atlanta Braves4BoxPat ZachryMickey MahlerSkip Lockwood
San Francisco Giants1Chicago Cubs2BoxMike KrukowJohn CurtisBruce Sutter
Philadelphia Phillies6Cincinnati Reds4BoxRon ReedPedro BorbonTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds12BoxTom HumeJim Lonborg(none)
Montreal Expos4Houston Astros5BoxJoe NiekroSteve RogersBert Roberge
San Diego Padres0Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxBruce KisonBob Owchinko(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4St. Louis Cardinals6BoxPete VuckovichBurt Hooton(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles513120.608--2531965716-1415-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1087137.657
223Boston Red Sox492920.5921.02371954212-1217-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1116249.559
3712New York Yankees522824.5383.52242121212-1516-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1086147.565
4813Milwaukee Brewers542925.5373.52482143412-1817-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1076641.617
5914Detroit Tigers462422.5224.52312161512-1312-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1156154.530
61119Cleveland Indians502327.4607.5201235-3410-1513-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1115853.523
71426Toronto Blue Jays531340.24519.0198297-997-176-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1094069.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Texas Rangers513021.588--2312121913-917-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1115358.477
245California Angels533122.585--2892404916-1315-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1095752.523
358Kansas City Royals523022.5770.52822592313-1217-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1105555.500
469Minnesota Twins492821.5711.02612352616-712-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1135459.478
51016Chicago White Sox512526.4905.0243234914-1411-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1094861.440
61223Seattle Mariners542034.37011.5248286-386-1514-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1084761.435
71325Oakland Athletics531835.34013.0178293-1157-1911-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1093673.330
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos472918.617--2081783012-1517-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1136647.584
226St. Louis Cardinals482820.5831.52231843910-1217-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1145856.509
3511Philadelphia Phillies522824.5383.52242091515-1413-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1105654.509
4615Pittsburgh Pirates482523.5214.52322082411-1214-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1147341.640
5920Chicago Cubs482226.4587.5210242-329-1413-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1145856.509
61122New York Mets481929.39610.5196229-339-189-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1144470.386
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Houston Astros553223.582--2231972612-1420-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1075750.533
2410Cincinnati Reds532924.5472.02562421413-1316-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1086147.565
3717San Francisco Giants542628.4815.5253254-112-1514-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1084563.417
4818Los Angeles Dodgers552629.4736.026125478-1818-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1075354.495
51021San Diego Padres562531.4467.5223258-359-1816-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1054362.410
61224Atlanta Braves521933.36511.5227281-548-1711-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1084761.435