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Friday June 29,1979This 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 1979-06-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1Baltimore Orioles6BoxScott McGregorDave Stieb(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Baltimore Orioles4BoxSteve StonePhil HuffmanDon Stanhouse
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers8BoxMilt WilcoxVictor CruzDave Tobik
California Angels6Kansas City Royals5BoxMark ClearMarty PattinDave LaRoche
Seattle Mariners3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxGlenn AbbottLary SorensenShane Rawley
Chicago White Sox2Minnesota Twins5BoxJerry KoosmanRich Wortham(none)
Boston Red Sox3New York Yankees2BoxDick DragoJim Kaat(none)
Oakland Athletics3Texas Rangers5BoxDanny DarwinMatt KeoughSparky Lyle
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRick MatulaRick SutcliffeGene Garber
Montreal Expos5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBruce KisonBill LeeKent Tekulve
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres1BoxJoaquin AndujarGaylord Perry(none)
Cincinnati Reds4San Francisco Giants6BoxPedro BorbonManny SarmientoGary Lavelle
Philadelphia Phillies8St. Louis Cardinals7BoxKevin SaucierBob ForschTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals7BoxPete VuckovichLarry Christenson(none)

Standings as of 1979-06-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles765224.684--3732878623-1529-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium835033.602
222Boston Red Sox734627.6304.539629510117-1729-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park874542.517
346Milwaukee Brewers764333.5669.03753363920-2123-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium855233.612
479New York Yankees764135.53911.03373073018-2123-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I844836.571
5917Detroit Tigers713536.49314.53583481016-2319-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium905040.556
61018Cleveland Indians743341.44618.0318353-3515-2418-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium874839.552
71325Toronto Blue Jays792455.30429.5275427-15212-2712-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium832954.349
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers764333.566--3453162919-1824-15W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium864046.465
257Kansas City Royals764234.5531.04213952620-1922-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium864343.500
368California Angels784335.5511.04223685422-1921-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium844539.536
4812Minnesota Twins723834.5283.03643422222-1516-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium904446.489
51120Chicago White Sox753342.4409.5345356-1118-1815-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park854045.471
61222Seattle Mariners783444.43610.0354385-3113-2021-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome843351.393
71426Oakland Athletics782256.28222.0273441-1687-3015-26L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum843252.381
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos694227.609--3112496216-2126-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium915338.582
2310Chicago Cubs683632.5295.5311329-1817-1719-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field944450.468
3411St. Louis Cardinals703733.5295.53323042812-1924-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II924943.533
4513Pittsburgh Pirates713734.5216.03282953318-1619-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium916130.670
5715Philadelphia Phillies753837.5077.0328329-120-2318-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium874641.529
6919New York Mets703139.44311.5273302-2914-2316-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium923260.348
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros794831.608--2972801718-2030-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome834142.494
2614Cincinnati Reds774037.5197.03473351219-2221-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium845034.595
3816San Francisco Giants763838.5008.53743611317-1921-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park863353.384
41021San Diego Padres803545.43813.5302346-4412-2623-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium813348.407
51123Los Angeles Dodgers783345.42314.5351372-2111-2522-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium844638.548
61224Atlanta Braves773047.39017.0338390-5213-2717-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium833647.434


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rudy MeoliSS-3B28.059Purchased by Twins from Phillies.