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Games on 1979-09-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians7Baltimore Orioles3BoxRick WaitsScott McGregor(none)
Texas Rangers1California Angels3BoxChris KnappSteve Comer(none)
Minnesota Twins6Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRoger EricksonJim SlatonMike Marshall
Kansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics2BoxMatt KeoughDennis Leonard(none)
Chicago White Sox4Seattle Mariners6BoxByron McLaughlinGuy Hoffman(none)
New York Yankees7Toronto Blue Jays4BoxLuis TiantButch EdgeRich Gossage
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves10BoxPhil NiekroVida Blue(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs1BoxBruce KisonGeorge RileyKent Tekulve
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros4BoxJoe NiekroMike LaCossJoe Sambito
St. Louis Cardinals6New York Mets3BoxJohn DennyJohn PacellaRoy Thomas
St. Louis Cardinals3New York Mets2BoxBob ForschPete Falcone(none)
Montreal Expos8Philadelphia Phillies9BoxRon ReedDale Murray(none)
Montreal Expos8Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDavid PalmerDickie Noles(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8San Diego Padres10BoxSteve MuraDave PattersonMark Lee

Standings as of 1979-09-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1529953.651--71655616046-3153-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium734.429
224Milwaukee Brewers1549064.58410.07636818241-3649-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium752.714
336Boston Red Sox1528567.55914.080667912738-3948-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park862.750
4510New York Yankees1538271.53617.56846483637-4145-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I7701.000
5611Detroit Tigers1538172.52918.57477034436-4045-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium844.500
6915Cleveland Indians1537875.51021.5729761-3233-4245-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium835.375
71426Toronto Blue Jays15552103.33548.5585815-23020-5532-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium716.143
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148California Angels1558471.542--8387439538-4046-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium743.571
2812Kansas City Royals1558174.5233.08157971837-4044-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium743.571
3713Minnesota Twins1558174.5233.07336775643-3738-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium716.143
41017Texas Rangers1557877.5036.07196704939-4139-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium752.714
51119Chicago White Sox1526983.45413.5697719-2237-4031-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park844.500
61222Seattle Mariners1556491.41320.0672791-11929-4635-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome734.429
71325Oakland Athletics15553102.34231.0554818-26422-5331-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum716.143
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos1529260.605--67553913637-3755-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium835.375
223Pittsburgh Pirates1549262.5971.071660910749-3243-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium862.750
359St. Louis Cardinals1548371.53910.06826453740-3642-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II835.375
4614Philadelphia Phillies1568175.51913.0658690-3239-4042-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium633.500
5716Chicago Cubs1547876.50615.06776661134-4444-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field826.250
61224New York Mets1545797.37036.0546664-11828-4528-53L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium862.750
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1558768.561--7136239041-3946-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium633.500
247Houston Astros1548668.5580.5554545934-4052-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome835.375
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1557580.48412.07046931130-4745-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium743.571
4920San Francisco Giants1556887.43919.0650716-6632-4836-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park734.429
51021San Diego Padres1556590.41922.0578661-8326-4939-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium633.500
61123Atlanta Braves1526191.40124.5637739-10230-4831-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium853.625