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Baseball on Thursday, May 03, 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
Toronto Blue Jays4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBill Travers (1-2)Tom Underwood (0-4)MIL  G Thomas (8)  TOR  O Velez (2)Gorman Thomas (71.8)
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins7BoxMike Marshall (3-1)Jack Billingham (1-3)DET  J Thompson (2)  MIN  R Smalley (5), R Wilfong (2)Jason Thompson (36.4)
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxRick Sutcliffe (2-2)Steve Carlton (2-4)PHI  M Schmidt (5)Pete Rose (21.5)
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres10BoxRandy Jones (4-2)Scott Sanderson (1-2)SDN  D Briggs (1), J Turner (2), D Winfield (4)Dave Winfield (25.1)
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants7BoxEd Halicki (2-2)Pete Falcone (0-2)SFN  D Evans (3), J LeMaster (1), B North (1)Ed Kranepool (37.9)
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJoe Niekro (2-2)Pete Vuckovich (2-1)HOU  E Cabell (2)Alan Ashby (25.0)
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 Brewers1510.6001.01261008-97-1W2Game Log
New York Yankees1112.4784.088896-85-4L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers810.4444.591883-65-4L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians715.3187.5751222-85-7L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays718.2809.01051504-83-10L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins167.696--11510213-43-3W5Game Log
California Angels169.6401.01471038-28-7W1Game Log
Texas Rangers138.6192.094806-67-2W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1211.5224.01361231-711-4L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox912.4296.01081056-63-6L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics915.3757.5821322-57-10L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners817.3209.01061400-58-12L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos156.714--103884-511-1L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies148.6361.585704-510-3L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1211.5224.099885-76-5L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs910.4745.063743-66-4L1Game Log
New York Mets812.4006.580883-55-7L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates812.4006.5971002-56-7W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros168.667--109838-78-1W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1211.5223.5991056-46-7W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1114.4405.51151285-96-5W2Game Log
San Diego Padres1114.4405.51191206-115-3W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1115.4236.01051165-96-6W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves814.3647.0941084-74-7L1Game Log

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