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Games on 1979-07-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners6Baltimore Orioles7BoxDennis MartinezFloyd BannisterDon Stanhouse
Seattle Mariners3Baltimore Orioles11BoxScott McGregorOdell Jones(none)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox7BoxDennis EckersleyMike Morgan(none)
Kansas City Royals11Chicago White Sox6BoxSteve MingoriGuy Hoffman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Detroit Tigers4BoxBill TraversPat UnderwoodBob Galasso
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins2BoxRick WiseJerry Koosman(none)
California Angels5New York Yankees6BoxRon DavisDave LaRocheRich Gossage
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros6BoxKen ForschDennis Lamp(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers15BoxBurt HootonRandy Lerch(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxFred NormanBruce KisonDoug Bair
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres4BoxSteve MuraDavid Palmer(none)
New York Mets6San Francisco Giants5BoxWayne TwitchellPedro BorbonTom Hausman
Atlanta Braves3St. Louis Cardinals7BoxPete VuckovichTony Brizzolara(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles986632.673--47436710728-2238-10W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium613625.590
222Boston Red Sox945935.6285.050039410624-2235-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park663234.485
333Milwaukee Brewers996039.6066.54954098628-2432-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium623527.565
4610New York Yankees985444.55112.04423964623-2631-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I623527.565
5916Detroit Tigers954748.49517.5467466123-2724-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium663828.576
61119Cleveland Indians974552.46420.5423490-6719-2926-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium643628.563
71325Toronto Blue Jays992970.29337.5347516-16915-3814-32L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium632439.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145California Angels1005743.570--5494509926-2431-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium623131.500
259Minnesota Twins965343.5522.05084406827-2026-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium662937.439
3711Texas Rangers975344.5462.54434034022-2231-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium653035.462
4815Kansas City Royals974849.4957.5504521-1723-2625-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium653728.569
51018Chicago White Sox974552.46410.5455461-626-2419-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park632835.444
61222Seattle Mariners1014259.41615.5454522-6817-3025-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome612536.410
71426Oakland Athletics1002674.26031.0346572-22610-3916-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum622834.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos925339.576--4203437722-2731-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium684226.618
237Chicago Cubs935241.5591.5426425122-2030-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field692841.406
348Pittsburgh Pirates955342.5581.54313844727-2126-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium674522.672
4512Philadelphia Phillies985246.5314.0432428423-2929-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium643232.500
5714St. Louis Cardinals934746.5056.54294101917-2429-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II693930.565
61021New York Mets944153.43613.0359406-4718-3222-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium682246.324
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros1015744.564--363373-1025-2832-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome613229.525
2613Cincinnati Reds1015249.5155.04494173224-2728-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium603822.633
3817San Francisco Giants1004852.4808.5470472-222-2826-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park622339.371
4920San Diego Padres1024755.46110.5390426-3618-3129-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium592138.356
51123Los Angeles Dodgers994158.41415.0441475-3414-3527-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium633825.603
61224Atlanta Braves1004159.41015.5449500-5117-3324-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium602535.417