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Games on 1979-09-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1Chicago White Sox3BoxSteve TroutRick Honeycutt(none)
Baltimore Orioles14Cleveland Indians6BoxJim PalmerLen Barker(none)
Boston Red Sox7Detroit Tigers4BoxMike TorrezMilt WilcoxTom Burgmeier
Oakland Athletics1Kansas City Royals13BoxLarry GuraSteve McCatty(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Minnesota Twins1BoxMike CaldwellRoger Erickson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees7BoxLuis TiantButch Edge(none)
California Angels0Texas Rangers5BoxFergie JenkinsNolan Ryan(none)
Atlanta Braves0Cincinnati Reds3BoxFrank PastoreEddie Solomon(none)
Houston Astros5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxCharlie HoughVern RuhleBobby Castillo
Philadelphia Phillies3Montreal Expos2BoxRon ReedWoodie Fryman(none)
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJim BibbyRick Reuschel(none)
San Diego Padres2San Francisco Giants0BoxEric RasmussenEd Whitson(none)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJuan BerenguerTom BrunoJeff Reardon
New York Mets7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxNeil AllenGeorge FrazierAndy Hassler

Standings as of 1979-09-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles15710255.650--75157217947-3155-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium202.000
224Milwaukee Brewers1599465.5919.07967098742-3652-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium211.500
336Boston Red Sox1588969.56313.583270113139-3951-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park2201.000
447New York Yankees1588771.55115.57166665038-4149-30W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I2201.000
5611Detroit Tigers1588375.52519.57607293138-4245-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321.667
61016Cleveland Indians1597980.49724.0750799-4934-4645-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium2201.000
71426Toronto Blue Jays16053107.33150.5607844-23721-5832-49L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium202.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
158California Angels1608773.544--8527579538-4149-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium211.500
2712Kansas City Royals1608476.5253.08408083239-4245-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium211.500
3814Texas Rangers1608278.5135.07396845539-4243-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium211.500
4915Minnesota Twins1608179.5066.07517143743-3838-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium211.500
51119Chicago White Sox1577384.46512.5722738-1640-4132-44W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park303.000
61222Seattle Mariners1606694.41321.0701812-11130-4936-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome211.500
71325Oakland Athletics16053107.33134.0565849-28422-5731-50L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum211.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1619764.602--76463313150-3247-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1101.000
223Montreal Expos1589464.5951.569857712139-4055-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium211.500
3510St. Louis Cardinals1618774.54010.07226814144-3742-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1-12-1.000
4613Philadelphia Phillies1618378.51614.0679715-3640-4043-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1101.000
5818Chicago Cubs1607981.49417.5696696034-4545-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field211.500
61224New York Mets1616299.38535.0581697-11633-4628-54W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium1101.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cincinnati Reds1599069.566--7296359442-3948-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium202.000
249Houston Astros1608773.5443.5577580-335-4452-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome2201.000
3717Los Angeles Dodgers1607981.49411.57377112633-4846-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium202.000
4920San Francisco Giants1607090.43820.5663741-7833-4837-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park211.500
51021San Diego Padres1596792.42123.0593672-7928-5039-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium211.500
61123Atlanta Braves1586494.40525.5660761-10130-4934-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium2201.000