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Saturday July 7,1979This 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 1979-07-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1California Angels10BoxDave FrostDennis Martinez(none)
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians9BoxMike PaxtonDarrell Jackson(none)
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals4BoxSteve BusbyGuy Hoffman(none)
Detroit Tigers6Milwaukee Brewers3BoxPat UnderwoodPaul MitchellAurelio Lopez
New York Yankees8Oakland Athletics3BoxDon HoodMike MorganKen Clay
Boston Red Sox10Seattle Mariners8BoxTom BurgmeierMike ParrottAllen Ripley
Toronto Blue Jays0Texas Rangers2BoxDoc MedichDave LemanczykJim Kern
St. Louis Cardinals2Atlanta Braves10BoxTony BrizzolaraSilvio Martinez(none)
Houston Astros0Chicago Cubs6BoxKen HoltzmanRick Williams(none)
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs8BoxDennis LampRandy Niemann(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds6BoxPaul MoskauDon Robinson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Montreal Expos2BoxSteve RogersBurt Hooton(none)
San Diego Padres11New York Mets3BoxJohn D'AcquistoDock EllisEric Rasmussen
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies6BoxPedro BorbonRon Reed(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles835429.651--3943266823-2031-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium764828.632
222Boston Red Sox815130.6302.044033110919-2032-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park794039.506
357Milwaukee Brewers844737.5607.54173645322-2225-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium774829.623
468New York Yankees854738.5538.03733363721-2126-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I754233.560
5916Detroit Tigers804040.50012.54023911119-2321-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium814536.556
61018Cleveland Indians823844.46315.5362401-3917-2521-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium794336.544
71325Toronto Blue Jays862759.31428.5305452-14715-3112-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium762650.342
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels865036.581--4893919824-1926-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium763838.500
246Texas Rangers834835.5780.53793423719-1829-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium793544.443
3710Minnesota Twins814338.5314.54183803822-1721-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium813942.481
4812Kansas City Royals834340.5185.5441445-420-2223-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium794237.532
51120Chicago White Sox823646.43912.0381394-1321-2215-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park783741.474
61221Seattle Mariners873750.42513.5389444-5515-2522-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome753045.400
71426Oakland Athletics872463.27626.5307500-1939-3415-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum753045.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos764729.618--3342647019-2328-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium844836.571
239Chicago Cubs784236.5386.0355361-617-1725-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field843846.452
3411St. Louis Cardinals804238.5257.03783522614-2027-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II824438.537
4614Pittsburgh Pirates784038.5138.03493193021-1919-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium845826.690
5715Philadelphia Phillies844341.5128.0367364321-2522-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium784137.526
61123New York Mets793346.41815.5303353-5016-2816-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium833053.361
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros875334.609--3213061523-2330-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome753639.480
2513Cincinnati Reds854441.5188.03703571320-2424-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium764630.605
3817San Francisco Giants844143.48810.5404396818-2323-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park783048.385
4919San Diego Padres873948.44814.0332369-3714-2625-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium742945.392
51022Atlanta Braves853649.42416.0383423-4015-2721-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium753045.400
61224Los Angeles Dodgers853451.40018.0369401-3212-2922-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium774532.584


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pablo TorrealbaP31.070Released by White Sox.