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Baseball on Tuesday, May 01, 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 Yankees12California Angels8BoxTommy John (5-0)Dave LaRoche (2-3)CAL  D Baylor (4)  NYA  J Beniquez (2), L Piniella (2)Dan Ford (37.4)
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox2BoxSteve Baker (1-2)Ken Kravec (0-3)DET  J Morales (1), L Parrish (2)Steve Kemp (10.9)
Milwaukee Brewers1Cleveland Indians3BoxMike Paxton (1-1)Lary Sorensen (3-3)CLE  R Manning (1)Rick Manning (17.1)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals9BoxPaul Splittorff (4-2)Jon Matlack (0-1)KCA  D Porter (3), F White (3)Amos Otis (12.3)
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics7BoxSteve McCatty (1-0)Bob Stanley (2-2)BOS  D Evans (4)  OAK  W Gross (3)Wayne Gross (34.0)
Baltimore Orioles3Seattle Mariners1BoxDennis Martinez (2-2)Byron McLaughlin (1-1)BAL  K Singleton (7)Bob Stinson (11.3)
Minnesota Twins3Toronto Blue Jays2BoxJerry Koosman (5-0)Jesse Jefferson (0-2)MIN  K Landreaux (3), W Norwood (3)Ken Landreaux (35.1)
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds1BoxKen Holtzman (2-1)Fred Norman (1-3)CHN  B Buckner 2 (2)Bill Buckner (16.3)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Montreal Expos7BoxBill Lee (3-0)Bob Welch (2-1)LAN  R Cey (3), J Ferguson (2)Gary Carter (32.0)
San Diego Padres10New York Mets5BoxGaylord Perry (3-1)Dale Murray (1-3)NYN  D Flynn (1)Doug Flynn (46.4)
San Francisco Giants7Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBob Knepper (2-2)Nino Espinosa (3-1)SFN  T Whitfield (1)Terry Whitfield (22.5)
Atlanta Braves5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxPhil Niekro (3-4)Kent Tekulve (1-4)ATL  G Matthews 2 (6)Gary Matthews (60.4)
Houston Astros6St. Louis Cardinals7BoxDarold Knowles (1-0)Joe Sambito (2-1)SLN  R Freed (1), T Simmons (5)Steve Swisher (51.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles159.625--122978-67-3W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox138.6191.5107786-67-2L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1310.5651.5115957-96-1L1Game Log
New York Yankees1111.5003.088886-75-4W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers89.4713.585813-55-4W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians714.3336.5741162-85-6W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays716.3047.5961384-73-9L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins147.667--1019112-42-3W3Game Log
California Angels159.6251.51461038-27-7L1Game Log
Texas Rangers128.6001.591785-67-2L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1210.5452.51341201-711-3W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox912.4295.01081056-63-6L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics914.3916.0811302-57-9W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners816.3337.51031310-58-11L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos155.750--101784-411-1W7Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies147.6671.583654-410-3L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1110.5244.593825-75-4W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs99.5005.062703-56-4W2Game Log
New York Mets811.4216.575813-45-7L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates712.3687.587982-55-7L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros157.682--103777-68-1L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1111.5004.0951046-45-7L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1014.4176.01081235-95-5W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1014.4176.01091186-114-3W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1015.4006.51001145-95-6L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves813.3816.592984-64-7W1Game Log

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