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Wednesday July 11,1979This 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 1979-07-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox9California Angels3BoxDennis EckersleyDave Frost(none)
Texas Rangers3Chicago White Sox5BoxSteve TroutDanny Darwin(none)
Kansas City Royals8Cleveland Indians9BoxMike PaxtonPaul SplittorffVictor Cruz
Minnesota Twins3Detroit Tigers0BoxDarrell JacksonJack MorrisPete Redfern
Baltimore Orioles3Oakland Athletics1BoxDennis MartinezSteve McCatty(none)
New York Yankees1Seattle Mariners16BoxFloyd BannisterTommy John(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJim SlatonTom Buskey(none)
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves6BoxTony BrizzolaraLynn McGlothenGene Garber
St. Louis Cardinals1Cincinnati Reds6BoxMike LaCossJohn Denny(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros1BoxBruce KisonJ.R. Richard(none)
San Francisco Giants1Montreal Expos0BoxJohn CurtisDan Schatzeder(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets4BoxNeil AllenDennis Lewallyn(none)
San Diego Padres7Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJohn D'AcquistoRandy Lerch(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles875730.655--4133397426-2131-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium724527.625
222Boston Red Sox855332.6243.046034611421-2232-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park753837.507
346Milwaukee Brewers885038.5687.54283775123-2327-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium734528.616
469New York Yankees884840.5459.53773572022-2326-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I724131.569
5917Cleveland Indians874245.48315.0393426-3317-2525-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium743935.527
61018Detroit Tigers854144.48215.0416412419-2522-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium764432.579
71325Toronto Blue Jays892861.31530.0316459-14315-3213-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium732548.342
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135California Angels905238.578--5044069824-1928-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium723636.500
257Texas Rangers874938.5631.53933613219-2130-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium753441.453
3710Minnesota Twins864640.5354.04423964625-1921-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium763640.474
4815Kansas City Royals874344.4947.5457473-1620-2523-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium754233.560
51119Chicago White Sox864046.46510.0401406-522-2218-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park743341.446
61221Seattle Mariners903951.43313.0412454-4215-2524-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome722844.389
71426Oakland Athletics912566.27527.5318518-2009-3416-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum712942.408
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos804832.600--3502846619-2329-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium804733.588
238Chicago Cubs824537.5494.03843741019-1826-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field803545.438
3411Pittsburgh Pirates824339.5246.03623283424-2019-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium805525.688
4512Philadelphia Phillies884642.5236.0385381421-2525-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium743836.514
5714St. Louis Cardinals844341.5127.03923712115-2327-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II784335.551
61123New York Mets833548.42214.5318369-5116-2818-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium792851.354
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros905337.589--325325023-2430-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome723636.500
2613Cincinnati Reds904743.5226.03883701820-2427-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium714328.606
3816San Francisco Giants884345.4899.0421412920-2523-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park742846.378
4920San Diego Padres914150.45112.5350385-3516-2825-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium702743.386
51022Atlanta Braves893851.42714.5402447-4515-2723-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium712843.394
61224Los Angeles Dodgers893653.40416.5387418-3114-3122-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium734330.589