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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 Thursday, August 16, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1187840.661-56143912235-2543-15412417.585
AL East222Boston Red Sox1187444.6274.066351015331-2743-17421725.405
AL East333Milwaukee Brewers1217150.5878.55965336331-2840-22402416.600
AL East458New York Yankees1186454.54214.05244834126-3038-24422517.595
AL East5813Detroit Tigers1196158.51317.5583576729-3432-24422418.571
AL East6915Cleveland Indians1206159.50818.0554596-4230-3331-26412021.488
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1203882.31741.0438619-18119-4419-38421527.357
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West147California Angels1216754.554-65053911131-2836-26412120.512
AL West2611Minnesota Twins1196356.5293.05865464032-2831-28431924.442
AL West3712Kansas City Royals1206258.5174.56296181129-3333-25422319.548
AL West41017Texas Rangers1216061.4967.05595253425-3435-27412318.561
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1195366.44513.0545567-2231-2922-37412021.488
AL West61223Seattle Mariners1215071.41317.0524619-9522-3628-35411724.415
AL West71426Oakland Athletics1213685.29831.0423665-24214-4422-41411823.439
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1207050.583-5704937734-2536-25422814.667
NL East236Montreal Expos1156451.5573.55114377426-3338-18453114.689
NL East3510Chicago Cubs1176354.5385.55555361926-3037-24451728.378
NL East4614St. Louis Cardinals1196158.5138.55435241927-3033-29432518.581
NL East5716Philadelphia Phillies1216160.5049.5525551-2626-3735-23412318.561
NL East61021New York Mets1185266.44117.0462516-5425-3526-32441133.250
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West125Houston Astros1217051.579-443447-427-3143-20411922.463
NL West249Cincinnati Reds1226656.5414.55654927330-3036-26392415.615
NL West3818San Francisco Giants1215764.47113.0555573-1828-3629-28411427.341
NL West4919Los Angeles Dodgers1205565.45814.5570573-322-4033-25422418.571
NL West51122San Diego Padres1225369.43417.5459529-7021-4032-29391524.385
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1224775.38523.5527614-8719-4128-34381919.500
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Glossary:
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