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Monday July 23,1979This 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 1979-07-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Baltimore Orioles7BoxTippy MartinezMatt Keough(none)
California Angels9Boston Red Sox2BoxDave FrostJoel Finch(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Cleveland Indians5BoxDan SpillnerLary SorensenSid Monge
Chicago White Sox11Detroit Tigers3BoxSteve TroutSteve BakerEd Farmer
Toronto Blue Jays6Minnesota Twins7BoxMike MarshallMark Lemongello(none)
Seattle Mariners2New York Yankees6BoxEd FigueroaGlenn AbbottRich Gossage
Kansas City Royals5Texas Rangers4BoxDennis LeonardFergie JenkinsDan Quisenberry
Cincinnati Reds1Chicago Cubs2BoxGuillermo HernandezTom Hume(none)
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJerry ReussPete Falcone(none)
Atlanta Braves1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxBert BlylevenPreston Hanna(none)
Atlanta Braves8Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxPhil NiekroJim Rooker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres6BoxRollie FingersRon Reed(none)
Montreal Expos8San Francisco Giants3BoxDan SchatzederJohn Curtis(none)
Houston Astros3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJoe NiekroJohn Fulgham(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles966432.667--4563589828-2236-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium633825.603
222Boston Red Sox935835.6244.549339110224-2234-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park673334.493
333Milwaukee Brewers985939.6026.04904058527-2432-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium633627.571
4710New York Yankees975344.54611.54363914523-2630-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I633627.571
5815Detroit Tigers944747.50016.0463461223-2724-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium673829.567
61119Cleveland Indians964452.45820.0419488-6918-2926-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium653728.569
71325Toronto Blue Jays992970.29336.5347516-16915-3814-32L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium632439.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145California Angels995742.576--54444410026-2331-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium633132.492
259Minnesota Twins955342.5582.05064367027-2026-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium672938.433
3611Texas Rangers975344.5463.04434034022-2231-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium653035.462
4916Kansas City Royals964749.4908.5493515-2222-2625-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium663828.576
51018Chicago White Sox964551.46910.5449450-126-2419-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park642836.438
61222Seattle Mariners994257.42415.0445504-5917-2825-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome632538.397
71426Oakland Athletics992673.26331.0343565-22210-3816-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum632835.444
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos915338.582--4173397822-2631-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium694227.609
226Chicago Cubs925240.5651.5425419622-1930-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field702842.400
337Pittsburgh Pirates945341.5641.54263784827-2126-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium684523.662
4512Philadelphia Phillies975245.5364.04294131623-2829-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium653233.492
5714St. Louis Cardinals924646.5007.54224071517-2428-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II704030.571
61021New York Mets934053.43014.0353401-4817-3222-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium692346.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Houston Astros1005644.560--357372-1525-2831-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome623329.532
2613Cincinnati Reds1005149.5105.04434123123-2728-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium613922.639
3817San Francisco Giants994851.4857.5465466-122-2826-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park632340.365
4920San Diego Padres1014655.45510.5386423-3718-3128-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium602238.367
51123Atlanta Braves994158.41414.5446493-4717-3224-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium612536.410
61224Los Angeles Dodgers984058.40815.0426472-4614-3526-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium643925.609