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Tuesday July 3,1979This 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 1979-07-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals0Boston Red Sox10BoxSteve RenkoSteve Busby(none)
Oakland Athletics0California Angels3BoxDave FrostBrian Kingman(none)
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians7BoxRick WiseKen KravecSid Monge
Toronto Blue Jays9Detroit Tigers1BoxBalor MooreJack Billingham(none)
Seattle Mariners2Minnesota Twins12BoxPete RedfernMike Parrott(none)
Seattle Mariners10Minnesota Twins2BoxByron McLaughlinGary Serum(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7New York Yankees2BoxMike CaldwellKen Clay(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Texas Rangers4BoxFergie JenkinsSteve Stone(none)
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves5BoxTony BrizzolaraEd HalickiGene Garber
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs3BoxBruce SutterWoodie Fryman(none)
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds2BoxKen ForschDoug Bair(none)
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxWarren BrusstarWayne TwitchellTug McGraw
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres3BoxGaylord PerryRick Sutcliffe(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJohn CandelariaBob ForschEnrique Romo

Standings as of 1979-07-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles805426.675--3853008523-1731-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium794831.608
222Boston Red Sox774829.6234.541631010618-1930-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park834340.518
335Milwaukee Brewers794633.5827.54003425821-2125-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium824933.598
479New York Yankees804337.53811.03543243018-2125-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I804634.575
5917Detroit Tigers753639.48015.5375371416-2320-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium864937.570
61018Cleveland Indians783642.46217.0339372-3317-2519-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium834538.542
71325Toronto Blue Jays822557.30530.0291440-14913-2912-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium802852.350
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Texas Rangers804634.575--3673323519-1827-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium823745.451
257California Angels824735.573--4553787724-1923-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium804139.513
368Minnesota Twins774235.5452.54033594422-1520-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium854045.471
4811Kansas City Royals794237.5323.5428427120-2022-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium834340.518
51121Chicago White Sox783345.42312.0353381-2818-2115-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park824042.488
61222Seattle Mariners833548.42212.5370424-5414-2421-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome793247.405
71426Oakland Athletics822359.28024.0292468-1768-3315-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum803149.388
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Montreal Expos724428.611--3232556818-2226-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium885137.580
2310Chicago Cubs733934.5345.5335351-1617-1722-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field894148.461
3412Pittsburgh Pirates743935.5276.03403053520-1619-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium885929.670
4513St. Louis Cardinals753936.5206.53563272912-1926-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II874740.540
5614Philadelphia Phillies804139.5137.0352352021-2520-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium824339.524
61020New York Mets753243.42713.5292333-4115-2716-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium873156.356
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros825131.622--3072832421-2030-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome803842.475
2715Cincinnati Reds814140.5069.5355347820-2421-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium804931.613
3816San Francisco Giants804040.50010.03853721317-2023-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park823151.378
4919San Diego Padres843648.42916.0309361-5212-2624-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium773245.416
51123Los Angeles Dodgers823448.41517.0364387-2312-2622-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium804535.563
61224Atlanta Braves803347.41317.0352397-4515-2718-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium803347.413