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Thursday September 6,1979This 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 1979-09-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays0Baltimore Orioles5BoxDennis MartinezButch Edge(none)
Chicago White Sox9California Angels10BoxJohn MontagueEd Farmer(none)
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers1BoxRich GossageMilt Wilcox(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves6BoxPreston HannaDon SuttonJoey McLaughlin
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs0BoxDavid PalmerLynn McGlothenWoodie Fryman
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds12BoxTom SeaverBob Knepper(none)
San Diego Padres0Houston Astros2BoxJ.R. RichardBob Owchinko(none)
New York Mets5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxEd GlynnNino EspinosaAndy Hassler
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRandy LerchPete FalconeRawly Eastwick
Pittsburgh Pirates6St. Louis Cardinals8BoxSilvio MartinezJim BibbyWill McEnaney

Standings as of 1979-09-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1379146.664--64649814840-2651-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium221111.500
223Milwaukee Brewers1408357.5939.56986267238-3345-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium21129.571
335Boston Red Sox1367858.57412.573459813634-3545-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park241311.542
448New York Yankees1377661.55515.06235705332-3344-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I231310.565
5813Detroit Tigers1407367.52119.56876662134-3839-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium21129.571
6915Cleveland Indians1407169.50721.5658690-3232-3739-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium211011.476
71426Toronto Blue Jays1394495.31748.0512731-21920-5224-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium23914.391
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510California Angels1417764.546--77266910335-3442-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium211110.524
2611Kansas City Royals1397366.5253.0733729434-3839-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium231211.522
3712Minnesota Twins1387266.5223.56606164435-3237-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium241014.417
41017Texas Rangers1406872.4868.56396063332-4036-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium22157.682
51119Chicago White Sox1386177.44214.5635668-3335-3625-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park221210.545
61221Seattle Mariners1415982.41818.0615710-9526-4333-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome21813.381
71325Oakland Athletics1404793.33629.5509744-23520-4927-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum22715.318
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos1337954.594--59348410930-3549-19W10T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium271611.593
224Pittsburgh Pirates1408357.5930.56625669643-2840-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium22157.682
359St. Louis Cardinals1387662.5515.56345864836-3239-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II241014.417
4614Chicago Cubs1377166.51810.06166041230-3641-30L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field25916.360
5716Philadelphia Phillies1407070.50012.5584615-3133-3837-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium22148.636
61123New York Mets1385583.39926.5513606-9327-4427-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium24816.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros1408060.571--504496832-3548-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome22913.409
247Cincinnati Reds1418061.5670.56645749037-3443-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium201010.500
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1406674.47114.0643648-528-4438-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium22139.591
4920San Francisco Giants1416180.43319.5611664-5330-4431-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park211011.476
51022San Diego Padres1415883.41122.5514607-9322-4736-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium201010.500
61224Atlanta Braves1395584.39624.5587675-8825-4430-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium211110.524