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Games on 1979-09-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles13BoxJim PalmerJohn Tudor(none)
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox5BoxRichard DotsonMatt KeoughMike Proly
Seattle Mariners6Kansas City Royals3BoxRob DresslerPaul Splittorff(none)
California Angels1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJim SlatonFrank Tanana(none)
Detroit Tigers8New York Yankees4BoxAurelio LopezRich Gossage(none)
Minnesota Twins6Texas Rangers2BoxRoger EricksonDoc Medich(none)
Cleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays8BoxTom UnderwoodWayne Garland(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxTom SeaverDon Sutton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos3BoxSilvio MartinezRoss GrimsleyMark Littell
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos5BoxScott SandersonRoy Thomas(none)
Chicago Cubs3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxRon ReedDick Tidrow(none)
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxPete FalconeJohn CandelariaNeil Allen
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants2BoxGreg MintonJ.R. Richard(none)

Standings as of 1979-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1479750.660--70253416844-2953-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1257.417
224Milwaukee Brewers1498762.58411.07326597338-3649-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1284.667
336Boston Red Sox1468165.55515.577566111435-3747-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park14104.714
448New York Yankees1468066.54816.56636115235-3645-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1495.643
5611Detroit Tigers1487969.53418.57316884336-3943-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1367.462
6916Cleveland Indians1487474.50023.5695747-5232-4242-32L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1376.538
71426Toronto Blue Jays1484999.33148.5561779-21820-5529-44W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium14410.286
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels1498168.544--80970710236-3845-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1376.538
2712Kansas City Royals1497871.5233.0770766436-3942-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1376.538
3813Minnesota Twins1497772.5174.07116615040-3537-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1358.385
41017Texas Rangers1507476.4937.56916543735-4039-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1293.750
51119Chicago White Sox1476681.44914.0676699-2336-3929-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1376.538
61221Seattle Mariners1506387.42018.5649754-10529-4634-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1248.333
71325Oakland Athletics1505298.34729.5536781-24522-5330-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum12210.167
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos1448757.604--64051612432-3655-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1688.500
223Pittsburgh Pirates1478859.5990.569058810245-2943-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium15105.667
3510St. Louis Cardinals1477968.5379.56556213438-3640-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1578.467
4614Philadelphia Phillies1497673.51013.5621651-3037-4039-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1385.615
5715Chicago Cubs1477473.50314.56636511231-4243-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1569.400
61224New York Mets1465789.39031.0535636-10128-4528-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium16610.375
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1498564.570--6945999539-3546-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1257.417
247Houston Astros1488266.5542.5534531333-3949-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1477.500
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1497178.47714.0670673-330-4541-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1385.615
4920San Francisco Giants1506684.44019.5636691-5532-4534-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1257.417
51022San Diego Padres1496287.41623.0554640-8626-4936-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1266.500
61123Atlanta Braves1475988.40125.0615710-9529-4530-43W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1376.538