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Saturday September 15,1979This 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 1979-09-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox10Baltimore Orioles2BoxSteve RenkoDennis MartinezDick Drago
Oakland Athletics0Chicago White Sox3BoxSteve TroutRick Langford(none)
Seattle Mariners4Kansas City Royals5BoxAl HraboskyByron McLaughlin(none)
California Angels2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMoose HaasNolan Ryan(none)
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees3BoxJack MorrisTommy JohnAurelio Lopez
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees7BoxRon DavisMike ChrisJim Kaat
Minnesota Twins11Texas Rangers4BoxGeoff ZahnDoyle Alexander(none)
Cleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxBalor MooreLen Barker(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMario SotoJoe Beckwith(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos2BoxElias SosaWill McEnaney(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos1BoxJohn FulghamRudy May(none)
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies8BoxDan LarsonLynn McGlothen(none)
New York Mets4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDave RobertsEd GlynnKent Tekulve
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres1BoxRick MatulaJuan EichelbergerLarry Bradford
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants5BoxPedro BorbonJoaquin AndujarGreg Minton

Standings as of 1979-09-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1469650.658--68953115844-2952-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1367.462
224Milwaukee Brewers1488662.58111.07306587238-3648-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1394.692
336Boston Red Sox1458164.55914.577264812435-3647-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park15105.667
448New York Yankees1458065.55215.56596035635-3645-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1596.600
5611Detroit Tigers1477869.53118.57236843935-3943-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1477.500
6916Cleveland Indians1477473.50322.5693739-4632-4142-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1477.500
71426Toronto Blue Jays1474899.32748.5553777-22420-5528-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium15510.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels1488167.547--80870510336-3745-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1477.500
2712Kansas City Royals1487870.5273.0767760736-3942-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1477.500
3813Minnesota Twins1487672.5145.07056594639-3537-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1468.429
41017Texas Rangers1497475.4977.56896484135-4039-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1394.692
51119Chicago White Sox1466581.44515.0671697-2636-3928-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1486.571
61222Seattle Mariners1496287.41619.5643751-10828-4634-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1358.385
71325Oakland Athletics1495297.34929.5534776-24222-5230-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum13211.154
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos1428656.606--63251112132-3654-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1899.500
223Pittsburgh Pirates1468858.603--69058510545-2943-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium16106.625
3510St. Louis Cardinals1457867.5389.56506133737-3540-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1789.471
5615Philadelphia Phillies1487573.50714.0617648-3137-4038-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1495.643
4714Chicago Cubs1467472.50714.06606471331-4143-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field16610.375
61224New York Mets1455689.38631.5532636-10427-4528-45L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium17710.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1488464.568--6925999338-3546-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1367.462
247Houston Astros1478265.5581.5533529433-3849-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1578.467
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1487177.48013.0670671-130-4541-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1486.571
4920San Francisco Giants1496584.43619.5634690-5632-4533-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1367.462
51021San Diego Padres1496287.41622.5554640-8626-4936-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1266.500
61123Atlanta Braves1475988.40124.5615710-9529-4530-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1376.538