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Games on 1979-09-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners9Chicago White Sox2BoxFloyd BannisterRich WorthamShane Rawley
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians4BoxDan SpillnerMike FlanaganSid Monge
Boston Red Sox8Detroit Tigers5BoxSteve RenkoAurelio LopezDick Drago
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals6BoxPaul SplittorffMike MorganRenie Martin
Milwaukee Brewers11Minnesota Twins8BoxPaul MitchellPaul HartzellBob McClure
Toronto Blue Jays4New York Yankees9BoxTommy JohnPhil Huffman(none)
California Angels3Texas Rangers6BoxDave RajsichDave FrostJim Kern
Atlanta Braves2Cincinnati Reds0BoxLarry McWilliamsFred NormanGene Garber
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxJ.R. RichardJerry ReussJoe Sambito
Philadelphia Phillies2Montreal Expos3BoxElias SosaRawly Eastwick(none)
Chicago Cubs7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBill CaudillDon Robinson(none)
San Diego Padres5San Francisco Giants6BoxTom GriffinBob OwchinkoGary Lavelle
New York Mets8St. Louis Cardinals7BoxCraig SwanBob SykesNeil Allen

Standings as of 1979-09-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles15810256.646--75257617647-3255-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium101.000
224Milwaukee Brewers1609565.5948.08077179043-3652-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium101.000
335Boston Red Sox1599069.56612.584070613440-3951-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1101.000
447New York Yankees1598871.55314.57256705538-4150-30W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisYankee Stadium I1101.000
5712Detroit Tigers1598376.52219.57657372838-4245-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium2201.000
61016Cleveland Indians1608080.50023.0754800-4634-4646-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1101.000
71426Toronto Blue Jays16153108.32950.5611853-24221-5932-49L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium101.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels1618774.540--8557639238-4249-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1101.000
2611Kansas City Royals1618576.5282.08468103639-4246-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium101.000
3813Texas Rangers1618378.5164.07456875839-4244-36W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium101.000
4915Minnesota Twins1618180.5036.07597253443-3838-42L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1101.000
51119Chicago White Sox1587385.46212.5724747-2340-4132-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park202.000
61222Seattle Mariners1616794.41620.0710814-10431-4936-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome101.000
71325Oakland Athletics16153108.32934.0567855-28822-5831-50L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1101.000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1629765.599--77064013050-3247-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium01-1
223Montreal Expos1599564.5970.570157912239-4056-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium101.000
3510St. Louis Cardinals1628775.53710.07296894044-3742-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II0-11
4614Philadelphia Phillies1628379.51214.0681718-3740-4143-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium01-1
5717Chicago Cubs1618081.49716.5703702135-4545-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field101.000
61224New York Mets1626399.38934.0589704-11534-4628-54W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe McDonaldShea Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1979 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds1609070.563--7296379242-3948-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium101.000
248Houston Astros1618873.5472.5580580036-4452-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1101.000
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1617982.49111.57377142333-4846-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium101.000
4920San Francisco Giants1617190.44119.5669746-7733-4838-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park101.000
51021San Diego Padres1606793.41923.0598678-8028-5139-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium1101.000
61123Atlanta Braves1596594.40924.5662761-9931-4934-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1101.000