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Monday July 2,1979This 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 1979-07-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3California Angels8BoxJim BarrMike Morgan(none)
Cleveland Indians8Detroit Tigers4BoxVictor CruzAurelio Lopez(none)
Seattle Mariners0Minnesota Twins7BoxDarrell JacksonOdell Jones(none)
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees7BoxTommy JohnJoel Finch(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Texas Rangers2BoxSteve ComerDennis Martinez(none)
Montreal Expos5Chicago Cubs0BoxSteve RogersDennis Lamp(none)
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies6BoxNino EspinosaDock Ellis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6San Diego Padres3BoxKen BrettBob Owchinko(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxEnrique RomoDarold KnowlesGrant Jackson

Standings as of 1979-07-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles795425.684--3852968923-1631-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium804832.600
223Boston Red Sox764729.6185.54063109618-1929-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park844440.524
335Milwaukee Brewers784533.5778.53933405320-2125-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium835033.602
479New York Yankees794336.54411.03523173518-2125-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I814635.568
5917Detroit Tigers743638.48615.53743621216-2320-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium874938.563
61018Cleveland Indians773542.45518.0332369-3717-2518-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium844638.548
71325Toronto Blue Jays812457.29631.0282439-15712-2912-28L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium812952.358
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Texas Rangers794534.570--3633323119-1826-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium833845.458
257California Angels814635.568--4523787424-1922-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium814239.519
368Minnesota Twins754134.5472.03893474222-1519-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium874146.471
4810Kansas City Royals784236.5382.54284171120-1922-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium844341.512
51120Chicago White Sox773344.42911.0350374-2418-2015-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park834043.482
61223Seattle Mariners813447.42012.0358410-5213-2321-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome813348.407
71426Oakland Athletics812358.28423.0292465-1738-3215-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum813150.383
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos714427.620--3212526918-2126-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium895138.573
2311Chicago Cubs723834.5286.5332349-1717-1721-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field904248.467
3412St. Louis Cardinals743935.5276.53553233212-1926-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II884741.534
4513Pittsburgh Pirates733835.5217.03363043219-1619-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium896029.674
5816Philadelphia Phillies794039.5068.0348350-221-2519-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium834439.530
6919New York Mets743242.43213.5290329-3915-2616-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium883157.352
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros815031.617--3042812320-2030-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome813942.481
2614Cincinnati Reds804139.5138.5353344920-2421-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium814932.605
3715San Francisco Giants794039.5069.03833671617-1923-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park833152.373
41021San Diego Padres833548.42216.0306359-5312-2623-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium783345.423
51122Los Angeles Dodgers813447.42016.0362384-2212-2522-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium814536.556
61224Atlanta Braves793247.40517.0347395-4815-2717-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium813447.420