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Tuesday August 7,1979This 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 1979-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers7Baltimore Orioles5BoxJerry AugustineSammy Stewart(none)
Cleveland Indians3Boston Red Sox12BoxMike TorrezDavid Clyde(none)
Texas Rangers1Detroit Tigers3BoxMilt WilcoxJim Kern(none)
Texas Rangers2Detroit Tigers8BoxJack BillinghamDave RajsichAurelio Lopez
Chicago White Sox9New York Yankees5BoxRandy ScarberyKen ClayEd Farmer
California Angels5Oakland Athletics9BoxRick LangfordJim Barr(none)
Minnesota Twins5Seattle Mariners2BoxJerry KoosmanRich HintonMike Marshall
Kansas City Royals2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxTom UnderwoodPaul Splittorff(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs15BoxRick ReuschelJim Rooker(none)
Atlanta Braves3Cincinnati Reds2BoxGene GarberDoug Bair(none)
Houston Astros8Los Angeles Dodgers10BoxKen BrettJoe SambitoDave Patterson
St. Louis Cardinals9New York Mets2BoxJohn FulghamKevin Kobel(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets1BoxRoy ThomasPete FalconeWill McEnaney
Montreal Expos2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxLarry ChristensonScott Sanderson(none)
San Diego Padres2San Francisco Giants3BoxVida BlueGaylord PerryGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1979-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1117437.667--54041013035-2539-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium482820.583
222Boston Red Sox1096841.6245.060946514431-2737-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park512328.451
334Milwaukee Brewers1136548.57510.05535035029-2636-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium483018.625
459New York Yankees1116051.54114.04994524726-2934-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I492920.592
5813Detroit Tigers1095653.51417.05295151426-3030-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium522923.558
61017Cleveland Indians1115556.49519.0509571-6224-3031-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium502624.520
71325Toronto Blue Jays1123478.30440.5410584-17415-4119-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium501931.380
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147California Angels1146450.561--61750910830-2834-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium482424.500
2611Minnesota Twins1105852.5274.05495024730-2528-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium522428.462
3712Texas Rangers1115853.5234.55174724524-2834-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium512526.490
4915Kansas City Royals1115655.5056.5572582-1027-3029-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium512922.569
51119Chicago White Sox1094960.45012.5505537-3229-2520-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park512427.471
61223Seattle Mariners1144866.42116.0504583-7921-3427-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome481929.396
71426Oakland Athletics1133479.30129.5400628-22813-4121-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum492029.408
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Montreal Expos1076146.570--4874078023-2838-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium533419.642
236Pittsburgh Pirates1116348.568--5164566030-2333-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium513516.686
348Chicago Cubs1075849.5423.04954841124-2734-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field552233.400
4614St. Louis Cardinals1095653.5146.04974762125-3030-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II533023.566
5716Philadelphia Phillies1135756.5047.0493511-1825-3632-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium492722.551
61122New York Mets1104862.43614.5414481-6722-3525-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium521537.288
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros1146648.579--426433-725-2941-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome482325.479
2510Cincinnati Reds1156253.5394.55384756329-2833-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium462818.609
3818San Francisco Giants1135459.47811.5520523-327-3427-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park491732.347
4920San Diego Padres1145064.43916.0432487-5520-3630-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium471829.383
51021Los Angeles Dodgers1124963.43816.0529551-2217-3932-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium503020.600
61224Atlanta Braves1154669.40020.5509572-6319-3927-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium452025.444