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Wednesday September 26,1979This date in baseball
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Games on 1979-09-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles13BoxScott McGregorMike Chris(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox6BoxChuck RaineyBalor MooreDick Drago
Kansas City Royals4California Angels0BoxDennis LeonardDave LaRoche(none)
Seattle Mariners8Milwaukee Brewers1BoxMike ParrottMoose Haas(none)
Chicago White Sox6Minnesota Twins5BoxEd FarmerMike Marshall(none)
Cleveland Indians3New York Yankees6BoxRon GuidryMike Paxton(none)
Oakland Athletics2Texas Rangers5BoxSteve ComerRick Langford(none)
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves9BoxPhil NiekroJoe Niekro(none)
New York Mets8Chicago Cubs3BoxTom HausmanDonnie Moore(none)
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom SeaverRandy JonesTom Hume
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies11BoxSteve CarltonSilvio Martinez(none)
Montreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxBruce KisonSteve Rogers(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8San Francisco Giants4BoxDave PattersonTom GriffinLerrin LaGrow

Standings as of 1979-09-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles15610155.647--73756617146-3155-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium312.333
224Milwaukee Brewers1579265.5869.57797027741-3651-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium431.750
336Boston Red Sox1568769.55814.081969212738-3950-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park4401.000
459New York Yankees1568571.54516.07046614338-4147-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I4401.000
5611Detroit Tigers1578374.52918.57567223438-4245-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium422.500
61016Cleveland Indians1577978.50322.5742780-3834-4545-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium422.500
71326Toronto Blue Jays15853105.33549.0599831-23221-5632-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium404.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147California Angels1598772.547--85275210038-4049-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium312.333
2712Kansas City Royals1598376.5224.08278072039-4244-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium321.667
3813Minnesota Twins1588177.5135.57487004843-3838-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium413.250
4915Texas Rangers1588078.5066.57306814939-4241-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium431.750
51119Chicago White Sox1557184.45814.0715735-2039-4131-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park523.400
61222Seattle Mariners1586692.41820.5694802-10830-4736-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome413.250
71425Oakland Athletics15853105.33533.5561832-27122-5531-50L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum413.250
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1599663.604--75362313050-3246-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium321.667
223Montreal Expos1579463.5991.069657412239-4055-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium312.333
3510St. Louis Cardinals1588672.5449.57056634243-3742-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II404.000
4614Philadelphia Phillies1608278.51314.5676713-3739-4043-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium2201.000
5717Chicago Cubs1597980.49717.0695690534-4445-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field312.333
61224New York Mets1596099.37736.0568689-12131-4628-54W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium3301.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1588969.563--7266359142-3947-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium312.333
248Houston Astros1598772.5472.5572574-235-4352-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome321.667
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1587880.49411.07287012733-4745-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium413.250
4920San Francisco Giants1586989.43720.0658736-7833-4836-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park422.500
51021San Diego Padres1586692.41823.0591672-8127-5039-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium321.667
61123Atlanta Braves1576493.40824.5660758-9830-4834-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium321.667