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Sunday July 15,1979This 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 1979-07-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4California Angels5BoxJim BarrRon Guidry(none)
Detroit Tigers14Chicago White Sox5BoxJack MorrisRich Wortham(none)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals4BoxPaul SplittorffJohn Henry Johnson(none)
Cleveland Indians4Milwaukee Brewers10BoxLary SorensenLen Barker(none)
Boston Red Sox3Oakland Athletics2BoxBob StanleyRick Langford(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Seattle Mariners1BoxDennis MartinezRick Honeycutt(none)
Minnesota Twins9Toronto Blue Jays4BoxGeoff ZahnJim Clancy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Atlanta Braves3BoxJim BibbyEddie Solomon(none)
Chicago Cubs1Cincinnati Reds7BoxTom SeaverRick Reuschel(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros1BoxJohn FulghamJ.R. Richard(none)
San Diego Padres0Montreal Expos4BoxScott SandersonJohn D'AcquistoElias Sosa
San Francisco Giants4New York Mets0BoxEd WhitsonCraig SwanPedro Borbon
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies10BoxRandy LerchBob WelchRawly Eastwick

Standings as of 1979-07-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles905931.656--4273468128-2231-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium694326.623
222Boston Red Sox885632.6362.047335511824-2232-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park723537.486
345Milwaukee Brewers925438.5876.04573906724-2330-15W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium694128.594
4712New York Yankees924943.53311.04033782523-2626-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I684028.588
5815Detroit Tigers894445.49414.54414311022-2622-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium724131.569
61018Cleveland Indians904248.46717.0403450-4717-2825-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium713932.549
71325Toronto Blue Jays932964.31231.5331481-15015-3214-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium692445.348
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133California Angels935538.591--52341810524-1931-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium693336.478
257Texas Rangers915239.5712.04183744422-2230-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium713140.437
3610Minnesota Twins894841.5395.04594085127-2021-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium733439.466
4917Kansas City Royals914447.48410.0470498-2820-2524-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium714130.577
51119Chicago White Sox904149.45612.5420431-1122-2219-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park703238.457
61222Seattle Mariners944054.42615.5421482-6115-2525-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome682741.397
71426Oakland Athletics942569.26630.5327531-2049-3416-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum682939.426
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos855035.588--3733086519-2331-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium754530.600
238Chicago Cubs864838.5582.5399390922-1926-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field763244.421
349Philadelphia Phillies925042.5433.54123961621-2529-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium703436.486
4511Pittsburgh Pirates864640.5354.53833483527-2119-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium765224.684
5613St. Louis Cardinals874542.5176.03983752317-2427-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II754134.547
61021New York Mets883949.44312.5345388-4316-2822-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium742450.324
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros945440.574--332336-423-2431-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome683533.515
2714Cincinnati Reds944846.5116.04043851920-2428-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium674225.627
3816San Francisco Giants934548.4848.54404301022-2823-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park692643.377
4920San Diego Padres964353.44812.0372409-3718-3125-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium652540.385
51123Atlanta Braves923953.42414.0419463-4415-2724-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium682741.397
61224Los Angeles Dodgers933657.38717.5404453-4914-3522-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium694326.623