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Monday July 30,1979This 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 1979-07-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners8California Angels0BoxMike ParrottJim Barr(none)
New York Yankees7Chicago White Sox2BoxTommy JohnRich WorthamRon Davis
Boston Red Sox5Cleveland Indians6BoxVictor CruzTom Burgmeier(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Kansas City Royals9BoxLarry GuraDave Stieb(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxSteve StoneJim SlatonTippy Martinez
Minnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics0BoxDave GoltzBrian Kingman(none)
Detroit Tigers6Texas Rangers4BoxJohn HillerDanny DarwinAurelio Lopez
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds9BoxDoug BairKen Brett(none)
San Francisco Giants8Houston Astros0BoxBob KnepperJoaquin Andujar(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos2BoxJohn DennyBill Lee(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos5BoxDavid PalmerRoy ThomasStan Bahnsen
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxRon ReedBruce Sutter(none)
New York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxGrant JacksonDwight BernardKent Tekulve

Standings as of 1979-07-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1047034.673--50938412531-2339-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium553223.582
222Boston Red Sox1006238.6206.053342510826-2436-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park602931.483
333Milwaukee Brewers1056342.6007.55204378328-2635-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium563224.571
4610New York Yankees1045648.53814.04664273924-2932-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I563323.589
5814Detroit Tigers1015249.51516.54984841426-2826-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium603327.550
6916Cleveland Indians1035152.49518.5464510-4624-2927-23W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium583028.517
71325Toronto Blue Jays1053273.30538.5373541-16815-3917-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium572136.368
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
144California Angels1066046.566--57347110227-2533-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium562828.500
259Minnesota Twins1025547.5393.05194645529-2226-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium602733.450
3712Texas Rangers1035449.5244.54674313622-2432-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium592930.492
41017Kansas City Royals1035152.4957.5531545-1424-2727-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium593425.576
51120Chicago White Sox1034657.44712.5477502-2526-2420-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park572730.474
61222Seattle Mariners1074562.42115.5475546-7120-3325-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome552233.400
71426Oakland Athletics1062977.27431.0366604-23811-4018-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum562531.446
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Montreal Expos995643.566--4463786823-2733-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium613922.639
237Pittsburgh Pirates1025745.5590.54734175630-2227-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium604119.683
348Chicago Cubs995445.5452.0451450124-2430-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field632637.413
4613St. Louis Cardinals1005248.5204.54634412221-2530-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II623428.548
5715Philadelphia Phillies1035350.5155.0454464-1023-3030-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium593128.525
61021New York Mets1004456.44012.5381431-5019-3324-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium621943.306
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros1076047.561--390407-1725-2835-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome552926.527
2511Cincinnati Reds1085850.5372.54974514629-2829-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium533221.604
3818San Francisco Giants1065254.4917.5495486926-2926-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park561937.339
4919San Diego Padres1074859.44912.0406449-4318-3130-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium542034.370
51123Los Angeles Dodgers1054461.41915.0483513-3016-3828-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium573522.614
61224Atlanta Braves1064363.40616.5482534-5218-3425-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium542331.426


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ivan CalderonLF-RF17.133Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mariners. 
Tony Solaita1B32.196Traded by Expos to Blue Jays for Dyar Miller.