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Baseball on Wednesday, May 02, 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 Yankees0California Angels1BoxNolan Ryan (4-1)Ron Guidry (2-2)NoneJim Anderson (13.4)
Milwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians1BoxMoose Haas (1-1)Wayne Garland (0-3)CLE  B Bonds (4)  MIL  C Cooper (7)Gorman Thomas (14.8)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals2BoxSteve Comer (2-3)Dennis Leonard (3-3)TEX  A Oliver (3)Billy Sample (17.2)
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics1BoxMike Torrez (2-1)Matt Keough (0-4)BOS  D Evans (5)  OAK  J Essian (1)Dwight Evans (44.5)
Baltimore Orioles9Seattle Mariners3BoxMike Flanagan (4-2)Paul Mitchell (0-3)BAL  J Lowenstein (3), K Singleton (8)Billy Smith (27.7)
Minnesota Twins7Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDave Goltz (3-3)Phil Huffman (2-2)MIN  R Jackson (2)  TOR  J Mayberry (3)Ken Landreaux (48.3)
Chicago Cubs1Cincinnati Reds4BoxMike LaCoss (2-0)Rick Reuschel (1-4)NoneGeorge Foster (24.5)
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxJohn Candelaria (1-1)Mickey Mahler (0-2)ATL  P Frias (1)  PIT  B Robinson 2 (4)Bill Robinson (17.4)
Houston Astros2St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJohn Denny (2-2)Ken Forsch (3-1)HOU  B Watson (1)Mike Tyson (26.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles169.640--1311009-67-3W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox148.6361.5109797-67-2W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1410.5831.5121968-96-1W1Game Log
New York Yankees1112.4784.088896-85-4L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers89.4714.085813-55-4W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians715.3187.5751222-85-7L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays717.2928.51011454-73-10L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins157.682--1089613-42-3W4Game Log
California Angels169.6401.51471038-28-7W1Game Log
Texas Rangers138.6191.594806-67-2W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1211.5223.51361231-711-4L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox912.4295.51081056-63-6L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics915.3757.0821322-57-10L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners817.3208.51061400-58-12L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos155.750--101784-411-1W7Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies147.6671.583654-410-3L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1210.5454.098845-76-4W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs910.4745.563743-66-4L1Game Log
New York Mets811.4216.575813-45-7L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates812.4007.0971002-56-7W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros158.652--105827-78-1L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1211.5223.0991056-46-7W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1014.4175.51081235-95-5W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1014.4175.51091186-114-3W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1015.4006.01001145-95-6L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves814.3646.5941084-74-7L1Game Log

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