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Sunday July 22,1979This 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 1979-07-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles4BoxSteve StoneRick Langford(none)
California Angels5Boston Red Sox6BoxBill CampbellMark Clear(none)
Milwaukee Brewers14Cleveland Indians5BoxMike CaldwellMike PaxtonReggie Cleveland
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians3BoxPaul MitchellDavid ClydeBill Castro
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers1BoxMilt WilcoxRandy ScarberyAurelio Lopez
Toronto Blue Jays1Minnesota Twins13BoxPete RedfernDave Lemanczyk(none)
Seattle Mariners0New York Yankees4BoxJim KaatRick Honeycutt(none)
Kansas City Royals7Texas Rangers6BoxDan QuisenberrySparky Lyle(none)
Cincinnati Reds12Chicago Cubs1BoxBill BonhamKen Holtzman(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs8BoxDick TidrowMario Soto(none)
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxLerrin LaGrowEd Glynn(none)
Atlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDon RobinsonEddie SolomonKent Tekulve
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJim BibbyMickey MahlerKent Tekulve
Philadelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres2BoxNino EspinosaJohn D'AcquistoTug McGraw
Montreal Expos6San Francisco Giants8BoxVida BlueRoss GrimsleyPedro Borbon
Montreal Expos15San Francisco Giants5BoxRudy MayEd Whitson(none)
Houston Astros7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJoe SambitoWill McEnaney(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles956332.663--4493549528-2235-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium643925.609
222Boston Red Sox925834.6303.549138210924-2234-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park683335.485
333Milwaukee Brewers975938.6085.04864008627-2332-15W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium643628.563
4711New York Yankees965244.54211.54303894123-2629-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I643727.578
5815Detroit Tigers934746.50515.04604501023-2724-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium683830.559
61119Cleveland Indians954352.45320.0414484-7018-2925-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium663828.576
71325Toronto Blue Jays982969.29635.5341509-16815-3714-32L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium642440.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145California Angels985642.571--5354429325-2331-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium643232.500
259Minnesota Twins945242.5532.04994306927-2025-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium683038.441
3610Texas Rangers965343.5522.04393984122-2231-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium663036.455
4917Kansas City Royals954649.4848.5488511-2321-2625-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium673928.582
51018Chicago White Sox954451.46310.5438447-925-2419-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park652936.446
61222Seattle Mariners984256.42914.0443498-5517-2725-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome642539.391
71426Oakland Athletics982672.26530.0339558-21910-3716-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum642836.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos905238.578--4093367321-2631-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium704327.614
226Pittsburgh Pirates925240.5651.04193695027-2125-19W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium704624.657
337Chicago Cubs915140.5601.5423418522-1929-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field712942.408
4512Philadelphia Phillies965244.5423.04244071723-2729-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium663234.485
5714St. Louis Cardinals914645.5056.54204041617-2428-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II714031.563
61021New York Mets924052.43513.0352398-4617-3122-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium702347.329
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Houston Astros995544.556--354370-1624-2831-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome633429.540
2613Cincinnati Reds995148.5154.04424103223-2628-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium623923.629
3816San Francisco Giants984850.4906.5462458422-2826-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park642341.359
4920San Diego Padres1004555.45010.5380418-3818-3127-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium612338.377
51123Atlanta Braves974057.41214.0437486-4916-3124-26L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium632637.413
61224Los Angeles Dodgers973958.40215.0423471-4814-3525-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium654025.615