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Games on 1979-09-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays5Boston Red Sox6BoxDick DragoTom Buskey(none)
Seattle Mariners6Milwaukee Brewers7BoxBill TraversByron McLaughlin(none)
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins2BoxMike ProlyDave GoltzEd Farmer
Cleveland Indians2New York Yankees5BoxRich GossageSid Monge(none)
Oakland Athletics3Texas Rangers4BoxLarry McCallMatt KeoughSparky Lyle
St. Louis Cardinals9Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob ForschDave RobertsMark Littell
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants5BoxVida BlueGerry HannahsGreg Minton

Standings as of 1979-09-27

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 Brewers1589365.5899.07867087841-3652-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium321.667
336Boston Red Sox1578869.56113.582569712838-3951-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park3301.000
447New York Yankees1578671.54815.57096634638-4148-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I3301.000
5611Detroit Tigers1578374.52918.57567223438-4245-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium422.500
61016Cleveland Indians1587979.50023.0744785-4134-4645-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium321.667
71426Toronto Blue Jays15953106.33349.5604837-23321-5732-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium303.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California 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
3914Minnesota Twins1598178.5096.07507044643-3838-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium312.333
4815Texas Rangers1598178.5096.07346845039-4242-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium321.667
51119Chicago White Sox1567284.46213.5719737-1840-4131-44W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park413.250
61222Seattle Mariners1596693.41521.0700809-10930-4836-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome312.333
71325Oakland Athletics15953106.33334.0564836-27222-5631-50L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum312.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1609664.600--75863212650-3246-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium2201.000
223Montreal Expos1579463.5990.569657412239-4055-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium312.333
348St. Louis Cardinals1598772.5478.57146684644-3742-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II3-14-.333
4613Philadelphia Phillies1608278.51314.0676713-3739-4043-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium2201.000
5717Chicago Cubs1597980.49716.5695690534-4445-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field312.333
61224New York Mets1596099.37735.5568689-12131-4628-54W2T 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
2510Houston Astros1598772.5472.5572574-235-4352-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome321.667
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1597881.49111.57317062533-4845-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium312.333
4920San Francisco Giants1597089.44019.5663739-7633-4837-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park312.333
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