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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#20 Retired by St. Louis Cardinals for Lou Brock
1 record(s)
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MLB Games on Sunday September 9, 1979

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Baltimore OriolesAL16Boston Red SoxAL4Box | PBP934,419Fenway ParkDay2:55Steve StoneMike Torrez---Bumbry, Dempsey, Rice, Roenicke
Milwaukee BrewersAL2California AngelsAL5Box | PBP927,341Anaheim StadiumDay2:39Frank TananaMoose HaasJohn MontagueMolitor, Thomas
Toronto Blue JaysAL10Cleveland IndiansAL14Box | PBP99,166Cleveland StadiumDay3:08Sid MongeTom Buskey---Bonds, Thornton
New York YankeesAL1Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP930,836Tiger StadiumDay2:06Mike ChrisTommy JohnAurelio Lopez---
Texas RangersAL6Minnesota TwinsAL5Box | PBP99,261Metropolitan StadiumDay2:23Steve ComerPaul HartzellJim KernGrubb
Chicago White SoxAL0Oakland AthleticsAL3Box | PBP90Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumDay2:14Brian KingmanSteve Trout------
Chicago White SoxAL7Oakland AthleticsAL0Box | PBP92,382Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:38Richard DotsonMike Norris------
Kansas City RoyalsAL3Seattle MarinersAL1Box | PBP97,236The KingdomeDay2:17Larry GuraMike Parrott---Paciorek
San Diego PadresNL4Atlanta BravesNL1Box | PBP92,782Atlanta-Fulton County StadiumDay2:10Randy JonesPhil NiekroSteve MuraTenace
Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Chicago CubsNL15Box | PBP920,922Wrigley FieldDay2:29Rick ReuschelKevin Saucier---Foote, McBride, Vail
Los Angeles DodgersNL3Cincinnati RedsNL1Box | PBP939,066Riverfront StadiumDay2:42Rick SutcliffeFred NormanLerrin LaGrowGarvey
San Francisco GiantsNL1Houston AstrosNL4Box | PBP911,570AstrodomeDay2:24Ken ForschGreg MintonJoe Sambito---
Pittsburgh PiratesNL6New York MetsNL5Box | PBP99,093Shea StadiumDay3:07Kent TekulveEd Glynn---Milner
Montreal ExposNL4St. Louis CardinalsNL1Box | PBP946,351Busch Stadium IIDay2:38Rudy MayPete VuckovichWoodie FrymanCarter, Simmons
14 record(s)
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visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Sunday, September 09, 1979

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Baltimore Orioles1409446.671-66750516243-2651-2019811.421
AL East224Milwaukee Brewers1438360.58012.57056406538-3645-2418126.667
AL East337Boston Red Sox1397861.56115.574161912234-3545-2521138.619
AL East459New York Yankees1407763.55017.06295834633-3544-2820128.600
AL East5712Detroit Tigers1437568.52420.57006722834-3841-3018108.556
AL East6814Cleveland Indians1437469.51721.5686712-2632-3742-3218711.389
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays1424498.31051.0534759-22520-5524-4320911.450
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West148California Angels1448064.556-78667611035-3445-3018810.444
AL West2611Kansas City Royals1427567.5284.0744736836-3939-28201010.500
AL West3915Minnesota Twins1417269.5116.56716333835-3237-37211011.476
AL West41016Texas Rangers1437172.4978.56566173935-4036-3219127.632
AL West51120Chicago White Sox1426280.43717.0646677-3136-3925-4218117.611
AL West61222Seattle Mariners1446084.41720.0622721-9926-4334-4118711.389
AL West71325Oakland Athletics1445094.34730.0518755-23720-4930-4518414.222
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Montreal Expos1368155.596-60849211632-3649-19241410.583
NL East223Pittsburgh Pirates1438558.5940.56765789845-2940-2919136.684
NL East3510St. Louis Cardinals1417764.5466.56426014136-3240-3321912.429
NL East4613Chicago Cubs1407367.52110.06436182530-3643-3122715.318
NL East5717Philadelphia Phillies1437172.49713.5598642-4434-4037-3219136.684
NL East61123New York Mets1415685.39727.5525620-9527-4428-4221714.333
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West135Houston Astros1438162.566-511508332-3549-2719811.421
NL West246Cincinnati Reds1448163.5630.56745849037-3444-291798.529
NL West3818Los Angeles Dodgers1436875.47613.0653658-530-4538-3019118.579
NL West4919San Francisco Giants1446381.43818.5623671-4832-4531-3618810.444
NL West51021San Diego Padres1446183.42420.5535610-7525-4736-3617710.412
NL West61224Atlanta Braves1425587.38725.5590696-10625-4430-4318117.611
26 record(s)
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League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season