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Monday June 4,1979This 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 1979-06-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles3BoxDon StanhouseMike Marshall(none)
Texas Rangers5Boston Red Sox13BoxMike TorrezDock Ellis(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2California Angels4BoxMike BarlowPhil HuffmanMark Clear
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago White Sox0BoxMike CaldwellRoss Baumgarten(none)
Kansas City Royals3New York Yankees8BoxTommy JohnRich Gale(none)
Cleveland Indians5Oakland Athletics4BoxSid MongeBob Lacey(none)
Detroit Tigers2Seattle Mariners11BoxRick HoneycuttMilt Wilcox(none)
Montreal Expos8Atlanta Braves1BoxBill LeeTony Brizzolara(none)
New York Mets6Cincinnati Reds2BoxCraig SwanTom Seaver(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Houston Astros3BoxRandy NiemannLarry Christenson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxRick SutcliffeJim Rooker(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles523220.615--2561985816-1416-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1077037.654
223Boston Red Sox503020.6001.02502005012-1218-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1106149.555
3710New York Yankees532924.5473.52322151712-1517-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1076047.561
4811Milwaukee Brewers553025.5453.52542144013-1817-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1066541.613
5914Detroit Tigers472423.5115.5233227612-1412-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1146153.535
61119Cleveland Indians512427.4717.5206239-3311-1513-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1105753.518
71426Toronto Blue Jays541341.24120.0200301-1017-186-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1084068.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels543222.593--2932425116-1316-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1085652.519
247Texas Rangers523022.5771.02362251113-1017-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1105357.482
358Kansas City Royals533023.5661.52852671813-1317-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1095554.505
469Minnesota Twins502822.5602.02632382516-812-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1125458.482
51018Chicago White Sox522527.4816.0243240314-1411-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1084860.444
61223Seattle Mariners552134.38211.5259288-296-1515-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1074661.430
71325Oakland Athletics541836.33314.0182298-1167-1911-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1083672.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos483018.625--2161793713-1517-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1126547.580
236St. Louis Cardinals482820.5832.02231843910-1217-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1145856.509
3513Philadelphia Phillies532825.5284.52242121215-1513-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1095653.514
4615Pittsburgh Pirates492524.5105.52342122211-1214-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1137340.646
5920Chicago Cubs482226.4588.0210242-329-1413-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1145856.509
61122New York Mets492029.40810.5202231-2910-189-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1134370.381
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros563323.589--2261972912-1421-9W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1065650.528
2412Cincinnati Reds542925.5373.02582481013-1316-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1076146.570
3716Los Angeles Dodgers562729.4826.026525699-1818-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1065254.491
4817San Francisco Giants542628.4816.0253254-112-1514-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1084563.417
51021San Diego Padres562531.4468.0223258-359-1816-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1054362.410
61224Atlanta Braves531934.35812.5228289-618-1711-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1074760.439


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken BrettP30.259Released by Twins.