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Wednesday September 12,1979This 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 1979-09-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox9BoxChuck RaineyCatfish Hunter(none)
California Angels5Chicago White Sox11BoxKen KravecChris KnappMike Proly
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers4BoxMilt WilcoxRick WaitsAurelio Lopez
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals4BoxDennis LeonardJerry Koosman(none)
Oakland Athletics0Milwaukee Brewers7BoxMike CaldwellMike Morgan(none)
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers13BoxDoc MedichRick Honeycutt(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxButch EdgeJim Palmer(none)
Houston Astros4Cincinnati Reds7BoxFrank PastoreJoe NiekroTom Hume
San Diego Padres2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxCharlie HoughEric RasmussenBobby Castillo
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos6BoxSteve RogersBruce Sutter(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Mets0BoxRandy LerchCraig Swan(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn CandelariaBob ForschKent Tekulve
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants4BoxVida BlueEddie SolomonGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1979-09-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1439449.657--67251415843-2951-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1688.500
224Milwaukee Brewers1458560.58610.07176407738-3647-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium16106.625
336Boston Red Sox1428062.56313.575663112534-3547-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park18117.611
448New York Yankees1427864.54915.56395954434-3644-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I18117.611
5611Detroit Tigers1457768.53118.07186744434-3843-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1688.500
6815Cleveland Indians1457471.51021.0688730-4232-3942-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1679.438
71426Toronto Blue Jays1444698.31948.5540762-22220-5526-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium18711.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels1468066.548--79869510335-3645-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1688.500
2712Kansas City Royals1467769.5273.0757749836-3941-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1688.500
3914Minnesota Twins1457471.5105.56846463837-3437-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1789.471
41017Texas Rangers1467373.5007.06766274935-4038-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium16106.625
51119Chicago White Sox1446480.44415.0665689-2436-3927-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1697.563
61222Seattle Mariners1476186.41519.5632741-10927-4534-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1569.400
71325Oakland Athletics1465096.34230.0518767-24920-5130-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16412.250
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos1398455.604--62550312232-3652-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium211110.524
223Pittsburgh Pirates1458758.600--68558110445-2942-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium17116.647
3510St. Louis Cardinals1437766.5389.06456103536-3440-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II19910.474
4613Chicago Cubs1437370.51013.06546351930-3943-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field19712.368
5716Philadelphia Phillies1457372.50314.0607644-3736-4037-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium17116.647
61123New York Mets1435687.39230.0527629-10227-4428-44L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium19712.368
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1468363.568--6905969437-3446-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1578.467
247Houston Astros1458164.5591.5523524-132-3749-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1789.471
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1456976.47613.5659663-430-4539-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium17107.588
4920San Francisco Giants1466482.43819.0628676-4832-4532-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1679.438
51021San Diego Padres1466284.42521.0540616-7626-4836-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1569.400
61224Atlanta Braves1445688.38926.0595701-10626-4530-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium16106.625