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Thursday August 23,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-08-23

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Texas Rangers5Baltimore Orioles6BoxScott McGregorFergie JenkinsDon Stanhouse
Oakland Athletics8Cleveland Indians6BoxRick LangfordSid Monge(none)

Standings as of 1979-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1248143.653--58846612235-2546-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium352114.600
222Boston Red Sox1247648.6135.069054015032-2944-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park361521.417
333Milwaukee Brewers1287652.5947.06285587031-2845-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium331914.576
459New York Yankees1246856.54813.05595035628-3140-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I362115.583
5713Detroit Tigers1256560.52016.56146021233-3632-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium362016.556
6916Cleveland Indians1276364.49619.5596632-3632-3731-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium341816.529
71426Toronto Blue Jays1263987.31043.0462656-19420-4919-38L5T 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 Rangers1276265.4888.05775473027-3835-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium352114.600
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 Athletics1284187.32029.5455688-23315-4426-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341321.382
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