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Baseball on Friday, May 04, 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
Seattle Mariners3Boston Red Sox5BoxSteve Renko (2-1)Glenn Abbott (1-3)BOS  F Lynn (9), C Yastrzemski (5)  SEA  W Horton (4), R Jones (3)Carl Yastrzemski (22.4)
Kansas City Royals5Cleveland Indians4BoxAl Hrabosky (3-0)Sid Monge (1-2)KCA  A Otis (2)Tom Veryzer (44.8)
Toronto Blue Jays5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJim Clancy (2-4)Mike Caldwell (4-2)MIL  B Oglivie (6)Roy Howell (34.4)
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins7BoxMike Marshall (4-1)Aurelio Lopez (0-1)MIN  G Adams (2), R Jackson (3)Mike Cubbage (40.9)
Oakland Athletics11New York Yankees5BoxMike Norris (2-1)Jim Beattie (0-1)NYA  J Spencer 2 (4)  OAK  W Gross 2 (5)Jim Spencer (33.1)
Chicago White Sox7Texas Rangers5Box G1Francisco Barrios (3-1)Sparky Lyle (2-2)CHA  C Lemon (3)  TEX  R Zisk (2)Eric Soderholm (46.2)
Chicago White Sox6Texas Rangers7Box G2Ed Farmer (1-0)Lerrin LaGrow (0-3)CHA  R Garr (1), C Washington (2)Ralph Garr (32.7)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs6BoxMike Krukow (1-1)Rick Matula (2-3)NoneBobby Murcer (23.6)
Houston Astros5Cincinnati Reds6BoxDoug Bair (2-0)Frank Riccelli (1-1)CIN  D Driessen (4)  HOU  E Cabell (3)Johnny Bench (47.3)
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxRandy Lerch (2-1)Don Sutton (3-3)LAN  R Cey (4)  PHI  M Schmidt (6)Del Unser (24.1)
Montreal Expos12San Diego Padres1BoxRoss Grimsley (3-0)John D'Acquisto (2-2)MON  G Carter (7), A Dawson (7)  SDN  D Winfield (5)Tony Perez (12.3)
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants4BoxVida Blue (5-2)Skip Lockwood (0-3)SFN  T Whitfield (2)Roger Metzger (26.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBob Sykes (2-2)Don Robinson (2-2)NoneTony Scott (41.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox158.652--114827-68-2W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles169.6401.01311009-67-3W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1511.5771.51301058-97-2L1Game Log
New York Yankees1113.4584.5931006-85-5L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers811.4215.097953-75-4L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays818.3088.51101545-83-10W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians716.3048.0791272-85-8L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins177.708--12210813-44-3W6Game Log
California Angels169.6401.51471038-28-7W1Game Log
Texas Rangers149.6092.5106936-68-3W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1311.5424.01411272-711-4W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1013.4356.51211177-73-6L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1015.4007.5931373-57-10W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners818.30810.01091450-68-12L4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos166.727--115895-511-1W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies158.6521.590725-510-3W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1311.5424.0103915-77-5W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1010.5005.069763-67-4W1Game Log
New York Mets813.3817.583923-65-7L3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates813.3817.51001042-66-7L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros169.640--114898-88-1L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1311.5422.51051106-47-7W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants1214.4624.51191315-97-5W3Game Log
San Diego Padres1115.4235.51201326-115-4L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1116.4076.01071215-96-7L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves815.3487.0961144-84-7L2Game Log

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