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Baseball on Thursday, April 12, 1979

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles0BoxTommy John (2-0)Mike Flanagan (1-1)NYA  C Chambliss (2), G Nettles (2)Graig Nettles (22.1)
Minnesota Twins1California Angels7BoxChris Knapp (1-0)Roger Erickson (0-1)CAL  W Aikens (1)Don Baylor (28.3)
Toronto Blue Jays9Chicago White Sox7BoxTom Murphy (1-0)Lerrin LaGrow (0-1)TOR  R Carty (1), R Cerone (2)Rick Cerone (53.3)
Boston Red Sox12Milwaukee Brewers10BoxDick Drago (2-0)Reggie Cleveland (0-1)BOS  D Evans (2), G Scott (1), C Yastrzemski (1)  MIL  S Bando (1), S Lezcano (1), D Money (1)Carl Yastrzemski (81.4)
Oakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners4BoxJohn Montague (2-0)Bob Lacey (0-1)OAK  M Page (2)Bruce Bochte (49.3)
Cleveland Indians3Texas Rangers5BoxFergie Jenkins (2-0)Rick Waits (1-1)TEX  O Gamble (1)Buddy Bell (19.3)
Atlanta Braves10Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxLarry McWilliams (1-1)Andy Messersmith (1-1)ATL  B Bonnell (3), D Murphy (3)  LAN  S Garvey (1)Dale Murphy (22.9)
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets3BoxPat Zachry (2-0)Randy Lerch (0-1)PHI  G Maddox (2)Kelvin Chapman (21.8)
St. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDon Robinson (1-0)John Denny (1-1)SLN  K Hernandez (2)Dave Parker (51.5)
San Diego Padres3San Francisco Giants4BoxBob Knepper (1-0)Eric Rasmussen (0-2)SDN  D Winfield (2)  SFN  D Evans (1)Dave Winfield (23.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox32.600--26232-21-0W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers32.600--23182-11-1L1Game Log
New York Yankees33.5000.523222-11-2W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles33.5000.524280-03-3L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays23.4001.028352-30-0W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers12.3331.012211-10-1L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians15.1672.513280-41-1L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers401.000--2251-03-0W4Game Log
Kansas City Royals41.8000.539190-04-1W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins42.6671.022244-20-0L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners53.6252.048420-05-3W1Game Log
California Angels43.5711.541392-22-1W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox14.2003.520311-20-2L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics16.1434.525311-30-3L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals41.800--2180-13-1L1Game Log
Montreal Expos41.800--20174-10-0W3Game Log
New York Mets32.6001.026182-01-2W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies24.3332.519230-42-0L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates24.3332.523270-22-2W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs03.0003.010260-10-2L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros51.833--2370-05-1W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants52.7140.537253-12-1W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers44.5002.032351-23-2L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds34.4292.538432-11-3W1Game Log
San Diego Padres25.2863.521332-50-0L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves25.2863.526341-31-2W1Game Log

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