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Games on 1979-09-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox1BoxSammy StewartChuck RaineyDon Stanhouse
Milwaukee Brewers3California Angels6BoxNolan RyanBill Travers(none)
Toronto Blue Jays8Cleveland Indians9BoxPaul ReuschelTom Buskey(none)
New York Yankees0Detroit Tigers6BoxJack BillinghamKen Clay(none)
Texas Rangers5Minnesota Twins4BoxSparky LyleMike MarshallJim Kern
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics4BoxRick LangfordMike Proly(none)
Kansas City Royals6Seattle Mariners2BoxCraig ChamberlainRick Honeycutt(none)
San Diego Padres8Atlanta Braves0BoxEric RasmussenEddie Solomon(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Chicago Cubs4BoxDennis LampTug McGraw(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Cincinnati Reds5BoxBobby CastilloTom HumeGerry Hannahs
San Francisco Giants9Houston Astros2BoxVida BlueJoaquin Andujar(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6New York Mets4BoxGrant JacksonNeil Allen(none)
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxBob ForschSteve RogersMark Littell

Standings as of 1979-09-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1389246.667--64849914941-2651-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium211011.476
224Milwaukee Brewers1418358.58910.57016326938-3445-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium20128.600
335Boston Red Sox1377859.56913.573560013534-3545-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park231310.565
449New York Yankees1387662.55116.06235764732-3444-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I22139.591
5712Detroit Tigers1417467.52519.56936662734-3840-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium20119.550
6915Cleveland Indians1417269.51121.5667698-3132-3740-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium20911.450
71426Toronto Blue Jays1404496.31449.0520740-22020-5324-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium22913.409
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510California Angels1427864.549--77867210635-3443-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium201010.500
2611Kansas City Royals1407466.5293.0739731835-3839-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium221111.500
3814Minnesota Twins1397267.5184.56646214335-3237-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium231013.435
41017Texas Rangers1416972.4898.56446103433-4036-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium21147.667
51119Chicago White Sox1396178.43915.5638672-3435-3725-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park21129.571
61222Seattle Mariners1425983.41519.0617716-9926-4333-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome20812.400
71325Oakland Athletics1414893.34029.5513747-23420-4928-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum21615.286
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1418457.596--6685709844-2840-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium21147.667
223Montreal Expos1347955.5901.559748910830-3649-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium261610.615
358St. Louis Cardinals1397762.5546.06395904936-3240-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II23914.391
4613Chicago Cubs1387266.52210.56206071330-3642-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field24816.333
5716Philadelphia Phillies1417071.49614.0587619-3233-3937-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium21147.667
61123New York Mets1395584.39628.0517612-9527-4427-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium23815.348
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros1418061.567--506505132-3548-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome21912.429
247Cincinnati Reds1428062.5630.56695808937-3443-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium19109.526
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1416774.47513.0649653-429-4438-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium21129.571
4920San Francisco Giants1426280.43718.5620666-4631-4431-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park20911.450
51021San Diego Padres1425983.41521.5522607-8523-4736-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium19910.474
61224Atlanta Braves1405585.39324.5587683-9625-4430-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium20119.550