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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#15 Retired by New York Yankees for Thurman Munson
1 record(s)
Notes For Stats, displays whether Rated Prospect or any awards voting

MLB Games on Friday August 3, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Texas RangersAL8Cleveland IndiansAL3Box | PBP921,920Cleveland StadiumNight2:56Fergie JenkinsRick Wise---Johnson, Putnam
Kansas City RoyalsAL5Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP90Tiger StadiumNight2:42Steve BusbyPat UnderwoodAl HraboskyKemp (2), McRae, Porter
Kansas City RoyalsAL3Detroit TigersAL4Box | PBP943,047Tiger StadiumNight2:18Aurelio LopezSteve Mingori---LeFlore, Terrell, Wockenfuss
Boston Red SoxAL3Milwaukee BrewersAL5Box | PBP937,358County StadiumNight2:32Jim SlatonSteve RenkoBill CastroCooper, Hobson, Thomas (2)
California AngelsAL1Minnesota TwinsAL4Box | PBP930,653Metropolitan StadiumNight2:23Jerry KoosmanJim BarrMike MarshallSmalley
Baltimore OriolesAL1New York YankeesAL0Box | PBP951,151Yankee Stadium INight2:22Scott McGregorLuis TiantTippy MartinezLowenstein
Oakland AthleticsAL0Seattle MarinersAL1Box | PBP98,111The KingdomeNight2:16Floyd BannisterMatt Keough---Roberts
Chicago White SoxAL8Toronto Blue JaysAL5Box | PBP914,232Exhibition StadiumNight2:28Steve TroutBalor MooreEd FarmerBell, Howell, Johnson, Morrison
St. Louis CardinalsNL2Chicago CubsNL4Box | PBP931,409Wrigley FieldDay2:08Rick ReuschelPete VuckovichBruce SutterDillard
San Diego PadresNL6Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP935,311Riverfront StadiumNight3:12Bob ShirleyBill BonhamMark LeeCruz
Atlanta BravesNL1Houston AstrosNL4Box | PBP920,716AstrodomeNight2:35J.R. RichardRick Matula------
San Francisco GiantsNL3Los Angeles DodgersNL11Box | PBP944,275Dodger StadiumNight2:33Burt HootonJohn Curtis---Baker, Cey, Evans, Lopes
New York MetsNL6Montreal ExposNL10Box | PBP928,734Olympic StadiumNight2:50Stan BahnsenDale Murray---Cromartie, Perez
Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Pittsburgh PiratesNL6Box | PBP90Three Rivers StadiumNight2:16Enrique RomoTug McGraw---Parker, Schmidt, Stargell
Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP945,309Three Rivers StadiumNight2:21Jim BibbyLarry Christenson------
15 record(s)
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Friday, August 03, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1077334.682-52439113334-2339-11522923.558
AL East222Boston Red Sox1056441.6108.056344911428-2736-14552728.491
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1096445.58710.05334646928-2636-19523121.596
AL East458New York Yankees1075849.54215.04824325026-2932-20533122.585
AL East5815Detroit Tigers1055352.50519.0511507426-3027-22563224.571
AL East61017Cleveland Indians1075354.49520.0485535-5024-2929-25542826.519
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1083276.29641.5386559-17315-4117-35542133.389
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147California Angels1096148.560-58848310527-2634-22532726.509
AL West269Texas Rangers1065749.5382.54904405023-2434-25562630.464
AL West3711Minnesota Twins1055649.5333.05254745129-2427-25572631.456
AL West4916Kansas City Royals1075453.5056.0549560-1125-2829-25553124.564
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1064759.44312.5489523-3427-2420-35542628.481
AL West61222Seattle Mariners1104763.42714.5484560-7621-3426-29522032.385
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1093178.28430.0375607-23211-4120-37532330.434
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Montreal Expos1036043.583-4743938123-2737-16573522.614
NL East236Pittsburgh Pirates1076047.5612.04934316230-2230-25553817.691
NL East3410Chicago Cubs1035548.5345.0465469-424-2731-21592534.424
NL East4613Philadelphia Phillies1095653.5147.0479488-925-3331-20532825.528
NL East5714St. Louis Cardinals1045351.5107.54734581522-2830-24583325.569
NL East61021New York Mets1054659.43815.0401459-5820-3425-26571740.298
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Houston Astros1106347.573-405416-1125-2838-19522626.500
NL West2512Cincinnati Reds1115952.5324.55174694829-2830-24503119.620
NL West3818San Francisco Giants1095257.47710.5506508-226-3226-25531934.358
NL West4919San Diego Padres1115061.45013.5428468-4020-3330-28501832.360
NL West51123Los Angeles Dodgers1084662.42616.0506532-2617-3929-23543321.611
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1104565.40918.0498554-5618-3527-30502129.420
26 record(s)
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season