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Baseball on Thursday, May 10, 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
Oakland Athletics1Baltimore Orioles3BoxDennis Martinez (4-2)John Henry Johnson (0-5)BAL  G Roenicke (7)Benny Ayala (9.4)
California Angels5Boston Red Sox3BoxDon Aase (3-3)Dennis Eckersley (3-2)BOS  J Rice (5)  CAL  B Downing (4)Brian Downing (18.9)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox5BoxSteve Trout (1-1)Paul Splittorff (4-3)CHA  C Washington (3)Claudell Washington (22.8)
Cleveland Indians8Milwaukee Brewers1BoxEric Wilkins (1-2)Jim Slaton (3-2)NoneRon Pruitt (24.2)
Seattle Mariners1New York Yankees8BoxTommy John (7-0)Odell Jones (0-3)NYA  M Rivers (2)Mickey Rivers (24.4)
Cincinnati Reds8Chicago Cubs9BoxLynn McGlothen (4-3)Manny Sarmiento (0-1)CHN  B Foote (3), D Kingman (9), T Sizemore (1)  CIN  D Concepcion (4)Dave Concepcion (55.3)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros1BoxBob Sykes (3-2)J.R. Richard (4-2)NoneTed Simmons (20.9)
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers14BoxAndy Messersmith (2-2)Craig Swan (3-3)LAN  R Cey (6), B Russell (2), S Yeager (4)  NYN  L Mazzilli (4)Ron Cey (16.0)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres2BoxNino Espinosa (5-1)Gaylord Perry (3-3)SDN  G Perry (1)Bill Fahey (19.0)
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants0BoxSteve Rogers (3-1)Phil Nastu (0-2)MON  R Scott (1)Rodney Scott (17.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2011.645--1621139-611-5W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1811.6211.01501167-611-5L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1813.5812.01571278-910-4L2Game Log
New York Yankees1614.5333.51261256-810-6W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1113.4585.51301254-87-5L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1018.3578.51071514-96-9W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays822.26711.51181865-123-10L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins208.714--15712913-47-4W3Game Log
California Angels1813.5813.517514110-68-7W1Game Log
Texas Rangers1513.5365.01291246-69-7L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1614.5335.01711565-1011-4L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1415.4836.515314410-94-6W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics1219.3879.51141645-97-10L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1022.31212.01321802-108-12L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies218.724--1308811-510-3W7Game Log
Montreal Expos198.7041.01341098-711-1W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1613.5525.01231067-88-6W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1312.5206.01121153-610-6W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1115.4238.51301285-86-7W1Game Log
New York Mets918.33311.0991314-115-7L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros1813.581--1361259-109-3L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1713.5670.51531458-59-8L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1518.4554.01361435-910-9W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants1417.4524.01381495-99-8L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1220.3756.51471676-116-9L5Game Log
Atlanta Braves919.3217.51271594-105-9L1Game Log

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