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Saturday September 1,1979This 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 1979-09-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles2BoxPaul HartzellJim PalmerMike Marshall
Texas Rangers5Boston Red Sox4BoxDanny DarwinDick DragoJim Kern
Milwaukee Brewers3Chicago White Sox4BoxRich WorthamLary Sorensen(none)
California Angels7Cleveland Indians4BoxDave LaRocheWayne GarlandJohn Montague
Oakland Athletics6Detroit Tigers3BoxSteve McCattyAurelio LopezDave Hamilton
Kansas City Royals9New York Yankees8BoxAl HraboskyJim KaatRenie Martin
Seattle Mariners3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxRick HoneycuttTom Buskey(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Atlanta Braves4BoxLarry ChristensonPhil NiekroRon Reed
New York Mets1Houston Astros3BoxJ.R. RichardPete Falcone(none)
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon SuttonRick Reuschel(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Montreal Expos7BoxDavid PalmerTom Seaver(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Diego Padres3BoxSilvio MartinezRandy Jones(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Francisco Giants3BoxBruce KisonJohn MontefuscoGrant Jackson
Pittsburgh Pirates7San Francisco Giants2BoxJim BibbyBob Knepper(none)

Standings as of 1979-09-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1338746.654--63149513640-2647-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium261511.577
223Milwaukee Brewers1378156.5918.06846156936-3245-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium241410.583
334Boston Red Sox1327755.5839.571557813733-3345-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park281414.500
448New York Yankees1327260.54514.56015515031-3341-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I281711.607
5713Detroit Tigers1357263.53316.06676462133-3639-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium261313.500
6915Cleveland Indians1366967.50719.5644670-2632-3737-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium251213.480
71426Toronto Blue Jays1354392.31945.0502714-21220-4923-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium271017.370
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511California Angels1367363.537--73563510034-3439-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium261511.577
2612Kansas City Royals1357263.5330.57237101333-3539-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium271314.481
3814Minnesota Twins1347064.5222.06466083835-3135-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium281216.429
41017Texas Rangers1366571.4788.06235962729-3936-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium26188.692
51119Chicago White Sox1336073.45111.5601629-2834-3325-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park271314.481
61221Seattle Mariners1375879.42315.5606693-8726-4232-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome25916.360
71325Oakland Athletics1374592.32828.5495733-23819-4926-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum25916.360
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1358055.593--6375459241-2739-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium27189.667
225Montreal Expos1277354.5753.05574728528-3545-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium332211.667
359St. Louis Cardinals1337261.5417.06115674433-3238-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II291415.483
4610Chicago Cubs1327161.5387.56065852130-3541-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field30921.300
5716Philadelphia Phillies1356768.49613.0572601-2931-3736-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium271710.630
61123New York Mets1325379.40225.5494579-8525-4027-40L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium301020.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros1357758.570--485483232-3545-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome271215.444
247Cincinnati Reds1367759.5660.56335419236-3241-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium251312.520
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1356372.46714.0625628-326-4237-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium271611.593
4920San Francisco Giants1366076.44117.5597637-4029-4131-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park261115.423
51022San Diego Padres1365779.41920.5506596-9022-4535-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium251114.440
61224Atlanta Braves1345381.39623.5565654-8925-4428-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium261313.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ellie HendricksC38.253Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.