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Friday July 13,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-07-13

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1California Angels6BoxNolan RyanLuis Tiant(none)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox1BoxDan PetryKen Kravec(none)
Texas Rangers9Kansas City Royals4BoxSteve ComerDennis LeonardSparky Lyle
Cleveland Indians3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBob GalassoVictor Cruz(none)
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics0BoxSteve RenkoMike MorganBill Campbell
Baltimore Orioles3Seattle Mariners4BoxOdell JonesScott McGregor(none)
Minnesota Twins6Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDave GoltzDave LemanczykMike Marshall
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves13BoxPhil NiekroJim Rooker(none)
Chicago Cubs3Cincinnati Reds1BoxDennis LampFred NormanBruce Sutter
St. Louis Cardinals1Houston Astros0BoxSilvio MartinezKen Forsch(none)
San Diego Padres7Montreal Expos5BoxBob OwchinkoElias SosaRollie Fingers
San Diego Padres7Montreal Expos10BoxRudy MayBob OwchinkoWoodie Fryman
San Francisco Giants6New York Mets7BoxKevin KobelBob KnepperDale Murray
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets5BoxAndy HasslerEd HalickiDale Murray
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDickie NolesRick SutcliffeTug McGraw

Standings as of 1979-07-13

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles885731.648--4163437326-2231-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium714526.634
222Boston Red Sox865432.6282.046234611622-2232-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park743737.500
345Milwaukee Brewers905238.5786.04373835424-2328-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium714328.606
469New York Yankees904941.5449.03923652723-2426-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I704030.571
5815Detroit Tigers874344.49413.5423414921-2522-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium744232.568
61018Cleveland Indians884246.47715.0396430-3417-2625-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium733934.534
71325Toronto Blue Jays912863.30830.5323470-14715-3213-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium712546.352
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134California Angels915338.582--51040710324-1929-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium713536.493
257Texas Rangers895138.5731.04083674121-2130-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium733241.438
3710Minnesota Twins874740.5404.04484004826-1921-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium753540.467
4917Kansas City Royals894346.4839.0463488-2520-2523-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium734231.575
51119Chicago White Sox884048.45511.5403413-1022-2218-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park723339.458
61222Seattle Mariners924052.43513.5418471-5315-2525-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome702743.386
71426Oakland Athletics922567.27228.5318520-2029-3416-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum702941.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Montreal Expos834934.590--3683036519-2330-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium774631.597
238Chicago Cubs844737.5602.53973831421-1826-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field783345.423
3411Philadelphia Phillies904842.5334.5392386621-2527-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium723636.500
4512Pittsburgh Pirates844440.5245.53713442725-2119-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium785424.692
5613St. Louis Cardinals854441.5186.03933712216-2327-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II774235.545
61021New York Mets863848.44212.5342382-4016-2821-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium762551.329
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros925339.576--328331-323-2430-15L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome703634.514
2714Cincinnati Reds924745.5116.03973831420-2427-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium694326.623
3816San Francisco Giants914447.4848.5434427721-2723-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park712744.380
4920San Diego Padres944252.44712.0367404-3717-3025-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium672641.388
51123Atlanta Braves903951.43313.0415451-3615-2724-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium702743.386
61224Los Angeles Dodgers913655.39616.5394433-3914-3322-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium714328.606