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Monday September 3,1979This 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 1979-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays1Baltimore Orioles2BoxTippy MartinezTom Buskey(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike FlanaganDave Lemanczyk(none)
Chicago White Sox5California Angels6BoxNolan RyanRoss BaumgartenJohn Montague
Detroit Tigers3Cleveland Indians4BoxRick WiseJack Morris(none)
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins0BoxDennis LeonardGeoff Zahn(none)
Boston Red Sox6New York Yankees10BoxRon GuidryDennis EckersleyRon Davis
Milwaukee Brewers6Oakland Athletics3BoxJim SlatonMike NorrisJerry Augustine
Texas Rangers4Seattle Mariners1BoxDoc MedichFloyd BannisterJim Kern
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves5BoxDoug BairGene GarberTom Hume
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs1BoxJohn FulghamDennis Lamp(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Houston Astros0BoxJerry ReussJoe Niekro(none)
New York Mets2Montreal Expos7BoxBill LeeRay BurrisStan Bahnsen
New York Mets5Montreal Expos6BoxBill AtkinsonNeil Allen(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxSteve CarltonBert BlylevenTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim RookerRandy LerchKent Tekulve
San Francisco Giants0San Diego Padres3BoxGaylord PerryEd WhitsonEric Rasmussen

Standings as of 1979-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1369046.662--64149814340-2650-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium231211.522
222Milwaukee Brewers1398356.5978.56976207738-3245-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium221210.545
335Boston Red Sox1347757.57512.072759513233-3445-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park261412.538
448New York Yankees1347460.55215.06175625531-3343-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I261511.577
5713Detroit Tigers1377265.52618.56746551933-3739-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium241311.542
6915Cleveland Indians1387068.50721.0650678-2832-3738-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium231112.478
71426Toronto Blue Jays1384494.31947.0512726-21420-5124-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium24915.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510California Angels1387563.543--74664210435-3440-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium241311.542
2611Kansas City Royals1377364.5331.57297161334-3639-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium251213.480
3814Minnesota Twins1367066.5154.06476123535-3235-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium261214.462
41017Texas Rangers1386771.4868.06346033131-3936-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium24168.667
51119Chicago White Sox1356075.44413.5608642-3434-3425-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park251312.520
61222Seattle Mariners1395881.41717.5612705-9326-4332-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome23914.391
71325Oakland Athletics1394693.33129.5503743-24020-4926-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum23815.348
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1388256.594--6495539642-2740-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium24168.667
224Montreal Expos1307654.5852.058348010328-3548-19W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium301911.633
359St. Louis Cardinals1357461.5486.56155694635-3238-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II271215.444
4612Chicago Cubs1347163.5309.06095931630-3641-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field28919.321
5716Philadelphia Phillies1386969.50013.0579609-3033-3836-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium24159.625
61123New York Mets1355481.40026.5506596-9026-4227-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium27918.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds1387860.565--6405598137-3341-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium231211.522
247Houston Astros1377760.5620.5489489032-3545-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome251213.480
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1376572.47412.5632630227-4238-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium251411.560
4920San Francisco Giants1386078.43518.0600645-4529-4231-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park241113.458
51021San Diego Padres1385880.42020.0510598-8822-4536-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium231013.435
61224Atlanta Braves1365383.39024.0571662-9125-4428-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium241311.542