TBC Player Tracker:   Daily emails with YOUR custom list of players delivered before your first cup of coffee. Change players whenever you like!

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.

Select a date to see its baseball history:      
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

About Us  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from Retrosheet.org.

Please Support The Baseball Cube.