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Baseball on Sunday, May 06, 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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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
California Angels0Baltimore Orioles6BoxDennis Martinez (3-2)Mike Barlow (0-1)BAL  E Murray (2), G Roenicke (5)Eddie Murray (14.6)
Seattle Mariners3Boston Red Sox2BoxJohn Montague (3-0)Bill Campbell (0-1)BOS  F Lynn (11)Fred Lynn (53.7)
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians5BoxMike Paxton (2-1)Al Hrabosky (3-1)KCA  D Porter (4)Tom Veryzer (37.9)
Toronto Blue Jays0Milwaukee Brewers4BoxLary Sorensen (4-3)Mark Lemongello (0-4)MIL  R Yount (3)Robin Yount (13.2)
Detroit Tigers6Minnesota Twins9BoxMike Marshall (5-1)John Hiller (1-1)DET  R LeFlore (2)  MIN  R Smalley (6), B Wynegar (4)Butch Wynegar (36.4)
Oakland Athletics5New York Yankees6BoxRon Guidry (3-2)Dave Heaverlo (2-2)NYA  C Johnson (1), L Piniella (3)  OAK  W Gross (6), D Murphy (1)Jeff Newman (26.1)
Chicago White Sox3Texas Rangers0BoxKen Kravec (1-3)Jon Matlack (0-2)NoneChet Lemon (12.1)
Atlanta Braves13Chicago Cubs14BoxBruce Sutter (1-0)Gene Garber (1-4)ATL  R Office (2)  CHN  B Buckner (3), M Vail 2 (2)Pepe Frias (53.4)
Houston Astros5Cincinnati Reds17Box G1Pedro Borbon (1-0)J.R. Richard (4-1)CIN  D Concepcion (2), J Morgan (3), C Summers (1)  HOU  B Watson (2)Cesar Geronimo (32.6)
Houston Astros8Cincinnati Reds2Box G2Frank Riccelli (2-1)Fred Norman (1-4)NoneEnos Cabell (26.5)
Philadelphia Phillies4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxNino Espinosa (4-1)Doug Rau (0-4)PHI  M Schmidt (9)Mike Schmidt (36.7)
Montreal Expos7San Diego Padres5BoxBill Lee (4-0)Gaylord Perry (3-2)MON  G Carter (8)  SDN  D Briggs (2)Gary Carter (25.3)
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants4BoxDale Murray (2-3)Randy Moffitt (0-1)NoneDoug Flynn (31.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxSilvio Martinez (1-1)Bruce Kison (1-1)SLN  T Simmons (7)Keith Hernandez (27.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles189.667--1461019-69-3W6Game Log
Boston Red Sox169.6401.0127897-69-3L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1711.6071.51401068-99-2W2Game Log
New York Yankees1313.5004.51041096-87-5W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers912.4296.01111084-85-4L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians817.3209.0861342-86-9W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays820.28610.51111645-103-10L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins188.692--13512213-45-4W1Game Log
California Angels1611.5932.51481188-48-7L2Game Log
Texas Rangers1411.5603.51121036-68-5L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals1412.5384.01481343-811-4L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1213.4805.51311239-73-6W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics1017.3708.51021483-77-10L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners919.32110.01161581-78-12W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos177.708--1251006-611-1W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies178.6800.5105727-510-3W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs1210.5454.092923-69-4W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1412.5384.0112995-78-6W1Game Log
New York Mets914.3917.5921024-75-7W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates914.3917.51081133-76-7L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros1711.607--1291149-108-1W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1512.5561.51301256-49-8L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1315.4644.01291405-98-6L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1216.4295.01311426-116-5L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1118.3796.51071365-96-9L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves817.3207.51121374-104-7L4Game Log


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