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Wednesday August 22,1979This 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 1979-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians13California Angels3BoxDan SpillnerNolan Ryan(none)
New York Yankees1Kansas City Royals3BoxLarry GuraJim Beattie(none)
Chicago White Sox4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxEd FarmerMoose Haas(none)
Boston Red Sox9Minnesota Twins4BoxBob StanleyDave Goltz(none)
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics1BoxMilt WilcoxSteve McCattyAurelio Lopez
Toronto Blue Jays3Seattle Mariners6BoxRick HoneycuttDave Stieb(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Chicago Cubs2BoxCharlie HoughMike KrukowBobby Castillo
Montreal Expos2Cincinnati Reds7BoxMike LaCossSteve Rogers(none)
Houston Astros3New York Mets1BoxJ.R. RichardKevin Kobel(none)
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxEddie SolomonLarry ChristensonGene Garber
San Francisco Giants6Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxKent TekulveGary Lavelle(none)
San Diego Padres5St. Louis Cardinals8BoxJohn FulghamBob Owchinko(none)

Standings as of 1979-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1238043.650--58246112135-2545-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium362214.611
222Boston Red Sox1247648.6134.569054015032-2944-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park361521.417
333Milwaukee Brewers1287652.5946.56285587031-2845-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium331914.576
459New York Yankees1246856.54812.55595035628-3140-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I362115.583
5713Detroit Tigers1256560.52016.06146021233-3632-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium362016.556
6916Cleveland Indians1266363.50018.5590624-3432-3731-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351817.514
71426Toronto Blue Jays1263987.31042.5462656-19420-4919-38L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium361422.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148California Angels1277057.551--68258210031-2839-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium351817.514
2612Minnesota Twins1256659.5283.06185734533-3033-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium371621.432
3814Kansas City Royals1266561.5164.5658659-131-3434-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium362016.556
41017Texas Rangers1266264.4927.55725413127-3735-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium362115.583
51120Chicago White Sox1265670.44413.5568598-3034-3322-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park341717.500
61222Seattle Mariners1275473.42516.0559650-9122-3632-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome351322.371
71325Oakland Athletics1274087.31530.0447682-23514-4426-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351421.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Pittsburgh Pirates1267353.579--5945227234-2539-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium362511.694
236Montreal Expos1216853.5622.55284517727-3541-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium392712.692
3510Chicago Cubs1236756.5454.55765571926-3041-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field391326.333
4611St. Louis Cardinals1256659.5286.55715393227-3038-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II372017.541
5715Philadelphia Phillies1276463.5049.5543569-2629-3735-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium352015.571
61021New York Mets1245371.42719.0480541-6125-3827-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium381028.263
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros1277255.567--458463-529-3243-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome351718.486
247Cincinnati Reds1287157.5551.55915127930-3041-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium331914.576
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1265967.46812.5594588626-4233-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium362016.556
4919San Francisco Giants1275869.45714.0576600-2429-4129-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park351322.371
51123San Diego Padres1285474.42218.5479560-8122-4532-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium331419.424
61224Atlanta Braves1285078.39122.5543631-8822-4428-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321616.500