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Thursday June 28,1979This 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.

1979 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1979-06-28

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Baltimore Orioles3BoxRick WiseDennis MartinezSid Monge
Boston Red Sox3Detroit Tigers6BoxJack BillinghamSteve RenkoAurelio Lopez
Oakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals7BoxAl HraboskyDave Heaverlo(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Minnesota Twins5BoxBill CastroMike Marshall(none)
Chicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners1BoxRoss BaumgartenMike ParrottSteve Trout
California Angels4Texas Rangers14BoxFergie JenkinsJim Barr(none)
New York Yankees5Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRon DavisMark Lemongello(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxTom HumeBurt HootonDoug Bair
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxNeil AllenJim BibbyEd Glynn
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres6BoxJohn D'AcquistoTony BrizzolaraRollie Fingers
Houston Astros6San Francisco Giants5BoxRick WilliamsJohn CurtisRandy Niemann

Standings as of 1979-06-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles745024.676--3632867723-1527-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium855233.612
222Boston Red Sox724527.6254.039329310016-1729-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park884642.523
335Milwaukee Brewers754332.5737.53733334020-2123-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium865234.605
468New York Yankees754134.5479.53353043118-2123-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I854837.565
5917Detroit Tigers703436.48614.0350342816-2318-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium915140.560
61018Cleveland Indians733340.45216.5312345-3315-2318-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium884840.545
71325Toronto Blue Jays772453.31227.5274417-14312-2512-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium852956.341
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
246Texas Rangers754233.560--3403132719-1823-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium874146.471
157Kansas City Royals754233.560--4163892720-1922-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium874344.494
379California Angels774235.5451.04163635321-1921-16L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium854639.541
4813Minnesota Twins713734.5213.03593401922-1515-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium914546.495
51119Chicago White Sox743341.4468.5343351-818-1715-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park864046.465
61222Seattle Mariners773344.42910.0351383-3212-2021-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome853451.400
71426Oakland Athletics772255.28621.0270436-1667-2915-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum853253.376
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
4614Pittsburgh Pirates703634.5147.03222903218-1618-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium926230.674
5715Philadelphia Phillies733736.5077.5319315419-2218-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium894742.528
61021New York Mets703139.44312.0273302-2914-2316-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium923260.348
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros784731.603--2932791417-2030-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome844242.500
2512Cincinnati Reds764036.5266.03433291419-2121-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium855035.588
3816San Francisco Giants753738.4938.53683571117-1920-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park873453.391
4920San Diego Padres793544.44312.5301342-4112-2623-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium823349.402
51123Los Angeles Dodgers773344.42913.5349367-1811-2522-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium854639.541
61224Atlanta Braves762947.38217.0333388-5512-2717-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium843747.440

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pedro BorbonP32.208Traded by Reds to Giants for Hector Cruz. 
Fred BreiningP23.226Traded by Pirates with Al Holland and Eddie Whitson to Giants for Dave Roberts, Len Randle and Bill Madlock. 
Hector CruzOF-3B26.087Traded by Giants to Reds for Pedro Borbon. 
Ken HendersonOF33.013Purchased by Cubs from Reds. 
Al HollandP26.316Traded by Pirates with Fred Breining and Eddie Whitson to Giants for Dave Roberts, Len Randle and Bill Madlock. 
Bill Madlock3B28.167Traded by Giants with Dave Roberts and Len Randle to Pirates for Al Holland, Fred Breining and Eddie Whitson. 
Len Randle3B-2B30.136Traded by Giants with Dave Roberts and Bill Madlock to Pirates for Al Holland, Fred Breining and Eddie Whitson. 
Dave RobertsP34.290Traded by Giants with Len Randle and Bill Madlock to Pirates for Al Holland, Fred Breining and Eddie Whitson. 
Eddie WhitsonP24.040Traded by Pirates with Al Holland and Fred Breining to Giants for Dave Roberts, Len Randle and Bill Madlock.