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Tuesday September 25,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-09-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles2BoxJack MorrisTippy MartinezAurelio Lopez
Toronto Blue Jays5Boston Red Sox3BoxDave StiebBob Stanley(none)
Kansas City Royals1California Angels4BoxFrank TananaCraig Chamberlain(none)
Seattle Mariners6Milwaukee Brewers7BoxJerry AugustineShane Rawley(none)
Chicago White Sox9Minnesota Twins3BoxKen KravecGeoff Zahn(none)
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees7BoxRon DavisRick WiseRich Gossage
Oakland Athletics3Texas Rangers5BoxJim KernBrian Kingman(none)
Houston Astros8Atlanta Braves0BoxJ.R. RichardTommy Boggs(none)
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs11BoxLynn McGlothenMike Scott(none)
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs3BoxNeil AllenDick TidrowAndy Hassler
San Diego Padres8Cincinnati Reds2BoxBob ShirleyFred Norman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJohn FulghamDan Larson(none)
Montreal Expos4Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxJim RookerScott SandersonEnrique Romo
Los Angeles Dodgers11San Francisco Giants2BoxRick SutcliffeEd Halicki(none)

Standings as of 1979-09-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles15510055.645--72456416046-3154-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium422.500
224Milwaukee Brewers1569264.5908.57786948441-3651-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium532.600
336Boston Red Sox1558669.55514.081368812538-3949-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park5501.000
4510New York Yankees1558471.54216.06986584038-4146-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I5501.000
5611Detroit Tigers1568373.53217.57547094538-4145-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium523.400
6915Cleveland Indians1567977.50621.5739774-3534-4445-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium523.400
71326Toronto Blue Jays15753104.33848.0595825-23021-5532-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium505.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147California Angels1588771.551--85274810438-4049-31W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium413.250
2712Kansas City Royals1588276.5195.08238071638-4244-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium431.750
3813Minnesota Twins1578176.5165.57436944943-3838-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium514.200
41016Texas Rangers1577978.5037.57256794639-4240-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium541.800
51119Chicago White Sox1547084.45515.0709730-2138-4131-44W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park633.500
61222Seattle Mariners1576592.41421.5686801-11529-4736-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome523.400
71425Oakland Athletics15753104.33833.5559827-26822-5431-50L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum514.200
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos1569462.603--69556413139-3955-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium413.250
223Pittsburgh Pirates1589563.601--74362212150-3245-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium431.750
359St. Louis Cardinals1578671.5488.57006524843-3642-36W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II505.000
4614Philadelphia Phillies1598178.50914.5665708-4339-4042-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium3301.000
5717Chicago Cubs1587979.50016.06926821034-4445-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field413.250
61224New York Mets1585999.37336.0560686-12630-4628-54W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium4401.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1578869.561--7226329042-3946-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium422.500
248Houston Astros1588771.5511.5568565335-4252-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome422.500
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1577780.49011.07206972332-4745-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium523.400
4920San Francisco Giants1576988.43919.0654728-7433-4836-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park523.400
51021San Diego Padres1576691.42022.0588668-8027-4939-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium422.500
61123Atlanta Braves1566393.40424.5651754-10330-4833-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium431.750