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Sunday September 9,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-09-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles16Boston Red Sox4BoxSteve StoneMike Torrez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2California Angels5BoxFrank TananaMoose HaasJohn Montague
Toronto Blue Jays10Cleveland Indians14BoxSid MongeTom Buskey(none)
New York Yankees1Detroit Tigers3BoxMike ChrisTommy JohnAurelio Lopez
Texas Rangers6Minnesota Twins5BoxSteve ComerPaul HartzellJim Kern
Chicago White Sox0Oakland Athletics3BoxBrian KingmanSteve Trout(none)
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics0BoxRichard DotsonMike Norris(none)
Kansas City Royals3Seattle Mariners1BoxLarry GuraMike Parrott(none)
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves1BoxRandy JonesPhil NiekroSteve Mura
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs15BoxRick ReuschelKevin Saucier(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds1BoxRick SutcliffeFred NormanLerrin LaGrow
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros4BoxKen ForschGreg MintonJoe Sambito
Pittsburgh Pirates6New York Mets5BoxKent TekulveEd Glynn(none)
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRudy MayPete VuckovichWoodie Fryman

Standings as of 1979-09-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1409446.671--66750516243-2651-20W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium19811.421
224Milwaukee Brewers1438360.58012.57056406538-3645-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium18126.667
337Boston Red Sox1397861.56115.574161912234-3545-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park21138.619
459New York Yankees1407763.55017.06295834633-3544-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I20128.600
5712Detroit Tigers1437568.52420.57006722834-3841-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium18108.556
6814Cleveland Indians1437469.51721.5686712-2632-3742-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium18711.389
71426Toronto Blue Jays1424498.31051.0534759-22520-5524-43L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium20911.450
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148California Angels1448064.556--78667611035-3445-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium18810.444
2611Kansas City Royals1427567.5284.0744736836-3939-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium201010.500
3915Minnesota Twins1417269.5116.56716333835-3237-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium211011.476
41016Texas Rangers1437172.4978.56566173935-4036-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium19127.632
51120Chicago White Sox1426280.43717.0646677-3136-3925-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park18117.611
61222Seattle Mariners1446084.41720.0622721-9926-4334-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome18711.389
71325Oakland Athletics1445094.34730.0518755-23720-4930-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum18414.222
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos1368155.596--60849211632-3649-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium241410.583
223Pittsburgh Pirates1438558.5940.56765789845-2940-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium19136.684
3510St. Louis Cardinals1417764.5466.56426014136-3240-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II21912.429
4613Chicago Cubs1407367.52110.06436182530-3643-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field22715.318
5717Philadelphia Phillies1437172.49713.5598642-4434-4037-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium19136.684
61123New York Mets1415685.39727.5525620-9527-4428-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium21714.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Houston Astros1438162.566--511508332-3549-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome19811.421
246Cincinnati Reds1448163.5630.56745849037-3444-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1798.529
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1436875.47613.0653658-530-4538-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium19118.579
4919San Francisco Giants1446381.43818.5623671-4832-4531-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park18810.444
51021San Diego Padres1446183.42420.5535610-7525-4736-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium17710.412
61224Atlanta Braves1425587.38725.5590696-10625-4430-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium18117.611