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Thursday July 5,1979This 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 1979-07-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox5BoxBob StanleyBill Paschall(none)
Oakland Athletics3California Angels0BoxRick LangfordNolan Ryan(none)
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians4BoxRich WorthamVictor CruzGuy Hoffman
Toronto Blue Jays2Detroit Tigers3BoxKip YoungPhil HuffmanAurelio Lopez
Seattle Mariners4Minnesota Twins0BoxRick HoneycuttGeoff Zahn(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees0BoxLary SorensenRon Guidry(none)
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves5BoxPhil NiekroGreg Minton(none)
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs3BoxRick ReuschelScott SandersonBruce Sutter
Houston Astros4Cincinnati Reds5BoxTom SeaverJ.R. RichardDoug Bair
New York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxCraig SwanDickie Noles(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJohn FulghamJim Rooker(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-05

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 Sox795029.6333.042731810918-1932-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park814140.506
346Milwaukee Brewers814734.5807.04063466022-2225-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium804832.600
479New York Yankees824438.53710.53583302818-2126-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I784533.577
5917Detroit Tigers773740.48115.0384380416-2321-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium844836.571
61018Cleveland Indians803644.45017.5347393-4617-2519-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium814536.556
71325Toronto Blue Jays842658.31029.5300449-14914-3012-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium782751.346
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Texas Rangers814734.580--3763373919-1828-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium813645.444
257California Angels844836.5710.54723878524-1924-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium784038.513
368Minnesota Twins794336.5443.04103654522-1521-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium833944.470
4813Kansas City Royals814239.5195.0436438-220-2222-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium814338.531
51119Chicago White Sox803545.43811.5374389-1520-2115-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park803842.475
61223Seattle Mariners853649.42413.0376431-5515-2521-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome773146.403
71426Oakland Athletics842460.28624.5301485-1849-3415-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum783048.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Montreal Expos744529.608--3262596719-2326-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium865036.581
2310Chicago Cubs754035.5335.5339354-1517-1723-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field874047.460
3411Pittsburgh Pirates764036.5266.03463113521-1719-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium865828.674
4512St. Louis Cardinals774037.5196.53623332912-1927-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II854639.541
5614Philadelphia Phillies824240.5127.0355355021-2521-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium804238.525
61021New York Mets773344.42913.5295336-4116-2816-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium853055.353
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros845232.619--3142902422-2130-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome783741.474
2715Cincinnati Reds834241.5069.5362354820-2422-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium784830.615
3816San Francisco Giants824042.48811.03953841117-2223-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park803149.388
4920San Diego Padres853748.43515.5315361-4612-2625-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium763145.408
51122Atlanta Braves823547.42716.0364407-4315-2720-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium783147.397
61224Los Angeles Dodgers833449.41017.5364393-2912-2722-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium794534.570


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby TolanOF33.228Signed as Free Agent by Padres.