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Baseball on Saturday, May 12, 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 Mariners2Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike Flanagan (6-2)Rick Honeycutt (1-5)BAL  K Singleton (9)Ken Singleton (15.2)
Oakland Athletics2Boston Red Sox8BoxMike Torrez (4-1)Rick Langford (1-5)BOS  B Hobson (2), G Scott (3)  OAK  J Newman (4)Jerry Remy (26.3)
Kansas City Royals5Chicago White Sox4BoxMarty Pattin (1-0)Rich Hinton (0-1)CHA  B Nahorodny (4)  KCA  G Brett (2)Alan Bannister (13.3)
Milwaukee Brewers3Detroit Tigers2BoxJerry Augustine (1-0)Bruce Taylor (1-2)MIL  S Lezcano (6)Charlie Moore (41.2)
Cleveland Indians0Minnesota Twins4BoxJerry Koosman (6-0)Mike Paxton (2-2)MIN  G Adams (3)Glenn Adams (15.8)
California Angels5New York Yankees6BoxDick Tidrow (2-1)Dave Frost (2-1)NYA  C Chambliss (3)Brian Downing (41.8)
Texas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxSteve Comer (3-3)Dave Lemanczyk (2-2)TEX  J Sundberg (2)Jim Sundberg (23.9)
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros11Box G1Ken Forsch (4-2)Lynn McGlothen (4-4)NoneJose Cruz (28.1)
Chicago Cubs2Houston Astros0Box G2Ken Holtzman (3-2)Rick Williams (0-1)NoneBobby Murcer (17.1)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxBob Welch (3-1)Stan Bahnsen (0-1)LAN  J Ferguson (4), S Garvey (6), D Lopes (3)  MON  A Dawson (9)Andre Dawson (57.9)
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJim Bibby (3-1)Frank Pastore (1-3)NoneWillie Stargell (36.8)
New York Mets1San Diego Padres2BoxBob Owchinko (1-1)Neil Allen (0-5)NoneGene Richards (20.7)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants4BoxEd Halicki (3-3)Randy Lerch (2-2)NoneJohnnie LeMaster (12.5)
Atlanta Braves6St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBuddy Schultz (2-1)Gene Garber (1-6)NoneKeith Hernandez (67.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2211.667--1741189-613-5W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox2011.6451.01691207-613-5W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2013.6062.016513010-910-4W2Game Log
New York Yankees1715.5314.51331346-811-7W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1115.4237.51331334-87-7L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians1020.33310.51101594-116-9L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays824.25013.51201925-123-12L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins228.733--16513213-49-4W5Game Log
California Angels1914.5764.518414811-78-7L1Game Log
Texas Rangers1713.5675.01351268-69-7W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals1715.5316.01791656-1111-4W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1516.4847.516215210-95-7L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1221.36411.51181835-117-10L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners1024.29414.01371922-128-12L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies2110.677--1329411-710-3L2Game Log
Montreal Expos1910.6551.01371208-911-1L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1714.5484.01301157-89-7W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1513.5364.51221295-710-6W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1216.4297.51371385-87-8W1Game Log
New York Mets1019.34510.01041335-125-7L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds1814.562--1631529-69-8L1Game Log
Houston Astros1915.5591.01501359-1010-5L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1718.4862.51471465-912-9W6Game Log
San Francisco Giants1617.4852.51441515-911-8W2Game Log
San Diego Padres1321.3826.01491726-117-10W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1020.3337.01361665-115-9L1Game Log

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