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Games on 1979-06-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox13BoxMike TorrezSteve Baker(none)
Texas Rangers4California Angels5BoxDave FrostJon MatlackMark Clear
Seattle Mariners5Chicago White Sox3BoxOdell JonesEd FarmerShane Rawley
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians3BoxDennis MartinezRick Waits(none)
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers8BoxBill TraversPaul Hartzell(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees2BoxDon HoodTom UnderwoodRon Davis
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees2BoxBalor MooreRay Burris(none)
Kansas City Royals9Oakland Athletics2BoxPaul SplittorffDave Hamilton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies10Atlanta Braves4BoxSteve CarltonEddie Solomon(none)
New York Mets4Houston Astros5BoxJoe SambitoCraig Swan(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Montreal Expos5BoxElias SosaTom Hume(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Diego Padres3BoxGaylord PerryPete Vuckovich(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8San Francisco Giants5BoxGrant JacksonGary LavelleKent Tekulve

Standings as of 1979-06-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles664422.667--3262527423-1521-7W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium935835.624
222Boston Red Sox654025.6153.53562708615-1525-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park955144.537
346Milwaukee Brewers683830.5597.03232903316-1922-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium935736.613
4714New York Yankees683533.51510.02982861216-2019-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I925438.587
5916Detroit Tigers623131.50011.0313305815-1916-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium995445.545
61018Cleveland Indians663234.48512.0291315-2414-1718-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium954946.516
71325Toronto Blue Jays702347.32923.0257373-11612-2111-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium923062.326
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels704228.600--3963138321-1621-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium924646.500
2510Kansas City Royals683632.5295.0358353517-1819-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium944945.521
3612Texas Rangers673532.5225.5292290215-1720-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium954847.505
4815Minnesota Twins633231.5086.5314307718-1414-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium995049.505
51119Chicago White Sox663135.4709.0319316317-1514-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park944252.447
61222Seattle Mariners703040.42912.0318342-2412-1918-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome923755.402
71426Oakland Athletics692049.29021.5231380-1497-2613-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum933459.366
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos623824.613--2822235914-1924-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium985741.582
237St. Louis Cardinals633429.5404.53022742812-1921-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II995247.525
348Pittsburgh Pirates623329.5325.02912583316-1517-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1006535.650
4611Philadelphia Phillies673532.5225.52982821617-1818-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium954946.516
5713Chicago Cubs623230.5166.0278308-3015-1617-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1004852.480
61123New York Mets632736.42911.5244275-3111-2215-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium993663.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros704129.586--264257716-1925-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome924844.522
259Cincinnati Reds683632.5294.03133011216-1920-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium935439.581
3817San Francisco Giants683335.4857.03353251015-1818-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park943856.404
4920San Diego Padres713239.4519.5279317-3811-2221-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium903654.400
51021Los Angeles Dodgers693138.4499.5329330-110-2221-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium934845.516
61224Atlanta Braves672443.35815.5293358-6510-2414-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium934251.452


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Reggie PattersonP20.225Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox.