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Baseball on Sunday, April 15, 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
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox14BoxDennis Eckersley (2-1)Mike Paxton (0-1)BOS  F Lynn (4)Jerry Remy (21.3)
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox5BoxEd Figueroa (1-1)Mike Proly (0-2)NYA  J Beniquez (1)Juan Beniquez (35.7)
Baltimore Orioles2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMike Caldwell (3-0)Jim Palmer (1-1)BAL  E Murray (1)  MIL  L Hisle (3)Larry Hisle (12.6)
California Angels8Oakland Athletics1BoxFrank Tanana (1-2)Matt Keough (0-1)CAL  R Carew (1)  OAK  M Dilone (1)Rod Carew (23.1)
Minnesota Twins18Seattle Mariners6BoxJerry Koosman (2-0)Glenn Abbott (1-1)MIN  M Cubbage (1), J Morales (1), W Norwood (2)  SEA  L Cox (2), L Roberts (2), B Stein (2)Butch Wynegar (21.2)
Detroit Tigers11Texas Rangers6BoxSheldon Burnside (1-1)Sparky Lyle (1-1)DET  S Kemp (2)  TEX  O Gamble (2), M Jorgensen (1)Phil Mankowski (65.7)
Kansas City Royals12Toronto Blue Jays10BoxEduardo Rodriguez (2-0)Tom Murphy (1-1)TOR  R Carty (3)Rick Bosetti (51.5)
Atlanta Braves11Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxEddie Solomon (1-1)Burt Hooton (0-2)ATL  B Bonnell (4)  LAN  G Thomasson (1)Gary Thomasson (31.2)
Chicago Cubs5Montreal Expos1BoxLynn McGlothen (1-1)Steve Rogers (0-1)CHN  D Kingman (2)Bill Buckner (10.3)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets2Box G1Dick Ruthven (2-0)Craig Swan (1-1)NoneBob Boone (20.7)
Philadelphia Phillies6New York Mets3Box G2Nino Espinosa (1-0)Neil Allen (0-1)NYN  L Mazzilli (2)  PHI  M Schmidt (3)Greg Luzinski (10.1)
St. Louis Cardinals9Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxMark Littell (1-0)Kent Tekulve (0-2)NoneTed Simmons (39.4)
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres6Box G1Randy Jones (2-1)Fred Norman (0-2)CIN  J Morgan (1)John D'Acquisto (15.8)
Cincinnati Reds7San Diego Padres5Box G2Doug Capilla (1-0)Mark Lee (0-1)CIN  G Foster (2)George Foster (34.7)
Houston Astros4San Francisco Giants3Box G1J.R. Richard (3-0)John Montefusco (1-2)HOU  J Cruz (1)Denny Walling (29.5)
Houston Astros9San Francisco Giants1Box G2Joaquin Andujar (1-0)Tom Griffin (1-1)HOU  J Cruz (2)Enos Cabell (15.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Milwaukee Brewers62.750--47332-14-1W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox42.6671.040272-22-0W2Game Log
New York Yankees54.5561.539444-21-2W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays44.5002.050542-32-1L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers24.3333.032392-30-1W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles36.3333.539520-33-3L4Game Log
Cleveland Indians16.1434.517420-51-1L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers61.857--40251-05-1L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins72.7781.054377-20-0W3Game Log
California Angels73.7001.568445-22-1W5Game Log
Kansas City Royals53.6251.558411-24-1W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners56.4553.061740-05-6L3Game Log
Chicago White Sox26.2504.542471-21-4L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics19.1006.530581-30-6L4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos52.714--23224-11-1L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals53.6250.540261-33-1W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies44.5001.528282-42-0W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates45.4442.041460-24-3L1Game Log
New York Mets34.4292.031272-01-4L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs14.2003.015291-20-2W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros73.700--44212-25-1W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants74.6360.551463-14-3L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds56.4552.554594-31-3W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers56.4552.543531-24-4L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves46.4003.044453-41-2W1Game Log
San Diego Padres47.3643.537492-52-2L1Game Log

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