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Wednesday June 27,1979This 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 1979-06-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles3BoxJim PalmerMike Paxton(none)
Boston Red Sox3Detroit Tigers1BoxBob StanleyDave Tobik(none)
Oakland Athletics3Kansas City Royals10BoxSteve BusbyMike Morgan(none)
Milwaukee Brewers9Minnesota Twins8BoxMike CaldwellGary SerumJerry Augustine
Chicago White Sox3Seattle Mariners4BoxShane RawleyKen Kravec(none)
California Angels2Texas Rangers4BoxSteve ComerNolan RyanJim Kern
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs11BoxMike KrukowRandy Lerch(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxFred NormanJerry Reuss(none)
New York Mets12Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxWayne TwitchellGrant Jackson(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres2BoxRollie FingersPhil Niekro(none)
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres2BoxJoey McLaughlinBob OwchinkoGene Garber
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants6BoxGreg MintonTom DixonDave Roberts
Montreal Expos0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxSilvio MartinezSteve Rogers(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles735023.685--3602808023-1527-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium865234.605
222Boston Red Sox714526.6344.039028710316-1629-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park894643.517
335Milwaukee Brewers744232.5688.53673283919-2123-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium875334.609
479New York Yankees744034.54110.53303012917-2123-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I864937.570
5917Detroit Tigers693336.47815.0344339516-2317-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium925240.565
61018Cleveland Indians723240.44417.5306342-3614-2318-17L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium894940.551
71325Toronto Blue Jays762452.31627.5271412-14112-2512-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium862957.337
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
246Texas Rangers744133.554--3263091719-1822-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium884246.477
157Kansas City Royals744133.554--4093832620-1921-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium884444.500
368California Angels764234.553--4123496321-1821-16L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium864640.535
4812Minnesota Twins703733.5292.03543342022-1515-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium924547.489
51119Chicago White Sox733241.4388.5341350-917-1715-24L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park874146.471
61222Seattle Mariners763343.4349.0350381-3112-2021-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome863452.395
71426Oakland Athletics762254.28920.0264429-1657-2815-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum863254.372
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos684226.618--3062436316-2026-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium925339.576
2410Chicago Cubs683632.5296.0311329-1817-1719-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field944450.468
3311St. Louis Cardinals683632.5296.03182952312-1923-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II945044.532
4513Pittsburgh Pirates693633.5226.53202873318-1618-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium936231.667
5715Philadelphia Phillies733736.5077.5319315419-2218-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium894742.528
61021New York Mets693039.43512.5270300-3013-2316-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium933360.355
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros774631.597--2872741316-2030-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome854342.506
2614Cincinnati Reds753936.5206.03413281318-2121-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium865135.593
3816San Francisco Giants743737.5007.53633511217-1920-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park883454.386
4920San Diego Padres783444.43612.5295337-4212-2622-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium833449.410
51123Los Angeles Dodgers763343.43412.5348365-1711-2522-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium864640.535
61224Atlanta Braves752946.38716.0328382-5412-2617-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium853748.435


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack LazorkoP23.089Purchased by Rangers from Astros. 
Bob Robertson1B32.268Released by Blue Jays.