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Monday September 24,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-09-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3California Angels4BoxNolan RyanLarry Gura(none)
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves5BoxMickey MahlerJoe Sambito(none)
Houston Astros1Atlanta Braves8BoxEddie SolomonRick Williams(none)
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs1BoxCraig SwanDennis Lamp(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies2BoxPete VuckovichRandy Lerch(none)
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBert BlylevenDan SchatzederKent Tekulve
Montreal Expos7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxRoss GrimsleyGrant JacksonElias Sosa

Standings as of 1979-09-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles15410054.649--72256116146-3154-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium523.400
224Milwaukee Brewers1559164.5879.57716888341-3650-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium642.667
336Boston Red Sox1548668.55814.081068312738-3949-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park651.833
4510New York Yankees1548371.53917.06916533838-4145-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I6601.000
5611Detroit Tigers1558273.52918.57517074437-4145-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium633.500
6915Cleveland Indians1557976.51021.5734767-3334-4345-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium624.333
71426Toronto Blue Jays15652104.33349.0590822-23220-5532-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium615.167
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147California Angels1578671.548--84874710138-4048-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium523.400
2712Kansas City Royals1578275.5224.08228031938-4144-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium532.600
3813Minnesota Twins1568175.5194.57406855543-3838-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium615.167
41016Texas Rangers1567878.5007.57206764439-4239-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium651.833
51119Chicago White Sox1536984.45115.0700727-2737-4131-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park743.571
61222Seattle Mariners1566591.41720.5680794-11429-4636-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome624.333
71325Oakland Athletics15653103.34032.5556822-26622-5331-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum615.167
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos1559461.606--69155413739-3855-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium514.200
223Pittsburgh Pirates1579463.5991.073361811550-3244-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium541.800
359St. Louis Cardinals1568571.5459.56966514542-3642-36W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II615.167
4614Philadelphia Phillies1588177.51314.5664704-4039-4042-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium431.750
5717Chicago Cubs1567878.50016.5678675334-4444-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field624.333
61224New York Mets1565898.37236.5553672-11929-4528-54W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium651.833
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1568868.564--7206249642-3946-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium523.400
248Houston Astros1578671.5482.5560565-534-4252-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome532.600
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1567680.48712.07096951431-4745-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium633.500
4920San Francisco Giants1566987.44219.0652717-6533-4836-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park624.333
51021San Diego Padres1566591.41723.0580666-8626-4939-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium532.600
61123Atlanta Braves1556392.40624.5651746-9530-4833-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium532.600