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Wednesday July 4,1979This date in baseball
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Amaury Sanit celebrated a birthday on this date.
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 1979-07-04

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox6BoxMike TorrezAl Hrabosky(none)
Oakland Athletics6California Angels17BoxMark ClearDave Heaverlo(none)
Chicago White Sox16Cleveland Indians4BoxRoss BaumgartenRick Waits(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7Detroit Tigers6BoxTom BuskeyDave Tobik(none)
Seattle Mariners2Minnesota Twins7BoxJerry KoosmanGlenn Abbott(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees4BoxLuis TiantBill TraversRon Davis
Baltimore Orioles5Texas Rangers9BoxDanny DarwinMike FlanaganJim Kern
San Francisco Giants6Atlanta Braves7BoxJoey McLaughlinGary LavelleGene Garber
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs1BoxBill LeeBill CaudillElias Sosa
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds2BoxJoaquin AndujarBill BonhamJoe Sambito
New York Mets0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxSteve CarltonAndy Hassler(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Diego Padres6BoxBob ShirleyDon Sutton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBert BlylevenPete VuckovichGrant Jackson

Standings as of 1979-07-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles815427.667--3903098123-1831-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium784830.615
222Boston Red Sox784929.6283.542231410818-1931-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park824240.512
357Milwaukee Brewers804634.5757.54033465721-2225-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium814932.605
479New York Yankees814437.54310.03583273118-2126-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I794534.570
5917Detroit Tigers763640.47415.5381378316-2320-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium854936.576
61018Cleveland Indians793643.45617.0343388-4517-2519-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium824537.549
71325Toronto Blue Jays832657.31329.0298446-14814-2912-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium792752.342
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers814734.580--3763373919-1828-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium813645.444
246California Angels834835.578--4723848824-1924-16W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium794039.506
368Minnesota Twins784335.5512.54103614922-1521-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium843945.464
4812Kansas City Royals804238.5254.5432433-120-2122-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium824339.524
51120Chicago White Sox793445.43012.0369385-1619-2115-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park813942.481
61223Seattle Mariners843549.41713.5372431-5914-2521-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome783246.410
71426Oakland Athletics832360.27725.0298485-1878-3415-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum793148.392
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Montreal Expos734528.616--3252566919-2226-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium875037.575
2310Pittsburgh Pirates754035.5336.03463093721-1619-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium875829.667
3411Chicago Cubs743935.5276.5336353-1717-1722-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field884147.466
4513Philadelphia Phillies814239.5197.0353352121-2521-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium814239.519
5614St. Louis Cardinals763937.5137.53603332712-1926-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II864739.547
61021New York Mets763244.42114.5292334-4215-2816-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium863155.360
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros835231.627--3102852522-2030-11W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome793742.468
2715Cincinnati Reds824141.50010.5357350720-2421-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium794930.620
3816San Francisco Giants814041.49411.03913791217-2123-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park813150.383
4919San Diego Padres853748.43516.0315361-4612-2625-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium763145.408
51122Atlanta Braves813447.42017.0359403-4415-2719-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium793247.405
61224Los Angeles Dodgers833449.41018.0364393-2912-2722-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium794534.570

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Miguel DiloneOF24.245Purchased by Cubs from Athletics. 
Sam MejiasOF27.056Purchased by Reds from Cubs.