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Wednesday July 25,1979This 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 1979-07-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners5Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike ParrottSammy StewartByron McLaughlin
Oakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox16BoxMike TorrezBrian Kingman(none)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox6BoxRich WorthamPaul Splittorff(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers11BoxJack MorrisJim Slaton(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins0BoxRick WaitsDave Goltz(none)
California Angels9New York Yankees5BoxRalph BottingTommy JohnMark Clear
Texas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays8BoxDave StiebJohn Henry JohnsonTom Buskey
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros6BoxJ.R. RichardRick ReuschelJoe Sambito
Philadelphia Phillies8Los Angeles Dodgers16BoxRick SutcliffeDick Ruthven(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDoug BairKent Tekulve(none)
Montreal Expos6San Diego Padres5BoxRudy MayBob OwchinkoElias Sosa
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants0BoxCraig SwanBob Knepper(none)
Atlanta Braves13St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJoey McLaughlinGeorge Frazier(none)

Standings as of 1979-07-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles996633.667--47837210628-2238-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium603624.600
222Boston Red Sox956035.6324.051639811824-2236-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park653134.477
333Milwaukee Brewers1006040.6006.54974207728-2532-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium613526.574
4610New York Yankees995445.54512.04474054223-2631-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I613526.574
5815Detroit Tigers964848.50016.54784681023-2725-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium653728.569
61119Cleveland Indians984652.46919.5425490-6520-2926-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium633528.556
71325Toronto Blue Jays1003070.30036.5355519-16415-3815-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium622339.371
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
145California Angels1015843.574--55845510327-2431-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium613031.492
259Minnesota Twins975344.5463.05084426627-2026-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium652936.446
3711Texas Rangers985345.5413.54464113522-2331-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium643034.469
4916Kansas City Royals984850.4908.5506527-2123-2725-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium643727.578
51018Chicago White Sox984652.46910.5461463-226-2420-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park622735.435
61222Seattle Mariners1024359.42215.5459526-6718-3025-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome602436.400
71426Oakland Athletics1012675.25732.0350588-23810-4016-35L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum612833.459
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos935439.581--4263487823-2731-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium674126.612
237Chicago Cubs945242.5532.5430431-122-2130-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field682840.412
348Pittsburgh Pirates965343.5522.54363904627-2126-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium664521.682
4512Philadelphia Phillies995247.5255.0440444-423-3029-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium633231.508
5714St. Louis Cardinals944747.5007.54334231017-2429-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II683929.574
61021New York Mets954253.44213.0362406-4419-3222-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium672146.313
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros1025844.569--369377-825-2833-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome603129.517
2613Cincinnati Reds1025349.5205.04554223325-2728-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium593722.627
3817San Francisco Giants1014853.4759.5470475-522-2826-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park612338.377
4920San Diego Padres1034756.45611.5395432-3718-3129-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium582137.362
51123Los Angeles Dodgers1004258.42015.0457483-2614-3528-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium623725.597
61224Atlanta Braves1014259.41615.5462504-4218-3324-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium592435.407


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike ArmstrongP25.140Traded by Reds to Padres for Paul O'Neill. 
Craig Kusick1B30.298Purchased by Blue Jays from Twins.