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Friday September 14,1979This 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 1979-09-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve StoneBob StanleyDon Stanhouse
Oakland Athletics8Chicago White Sox3BoxBrian KingmanEd Farmer(none)
Seattle Mariners7Kansas City Royals5BoxFloyd BannisterLarry GuraByron McLaughlin
California Angels8Milwaukee Brewers7BoxDave LaRocheBill CastroDon Aase
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers5BoxFergie JenkinsDave GoltzSparky Lyle
Cleveland Indians3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxDave StiebRick Wise(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRick SutcliffeBill Bonham(none)
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBruce SutterRon Reed(none)
Atlanta Braves10San Diego Padres7BoxMickey MahlerMark LeeGene Garber
Houston Astros7San Francisco Giants0BoxVern RuhleEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1979-09-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1459649.662--68752116644-2952-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1468.429
224Milwaukee Brewers1478562.57812.07276567138-3647-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium14104.714
337Boston Red Sox1448064.55615.576264611634-3647-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park16115.688
448New York Yankees1437964.55216.06495985135-3644-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I17107.588
5611Detroit Tigers1457768.53119.07186744434-3843-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1688.500
6915Cleveland Indians1467472.50722.5691734-4332-4042-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1578.467
71426Toronto Blue Jays1464799.32249.5548775-22720-5527-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium16610.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels1478166.551--80670210436-3645-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1578.467
2712Kansas City Royals1477770.5244.0762756636-3941-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1587.533
3814Minnesota Twins1477572.5106.06946553938-3537-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1578.467
41017Texas Rangers1487474.5007.56856374835-4039-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1495.643
51119Chicago White Sox1456481.44116.0668697-2936-3927-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1596.600
61221Seattle Mariners1486286.41919.5639746-10728-4534-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1459.357
71325Oakland Athletics1485296.35129.5534773-23922-5130-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum14212.143
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos1408555.607--62950612332-3653-19W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium201010.500
223Pittsburgh Pirates1458758.6000.568558110445-2942-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium17116.647
3510St. Louis Cardinals1437766.5389.56456103536-3440-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II19910.474
4613Chicago Cubs1457471.51013.56596392031-4043-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field17611.353
5716Philadelphia Phillies1477473.50314.5609647-3837-4037-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium15105.667
61224New York Mets1445688.38931.0528631-10327-4428-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium18711.389
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1478364.565--6905989237-3546-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1477.500
246Houston Astros1468264.5620.5530524633-3749-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1679.438
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1477176.48312.0669669030-4541-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1587.533
4920San Francisco Giants1486484.43219.5629687-5832-4532-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1477.500
51022San Diego Padres1486286.41921.5553634-8126-4936-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1367.462
61123Atlanta Braves1465888.39724.5609709-10028-4530-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1486.571