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Baseball on Tuesday, May 15, 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
Baltimore Orioles2Boston Red Sox3BoxDennis Eckersley (4-2)Don Stanhouse (2-1)BAL  R Dempsey (1)George Scott (20.1)
Milwaukee Brewers1California Angels2BoxMark Clear (3-0)Mike Caldwell (4-4)CAL  D Baylor (6)  MIL  B Oglivie (8)Bobby Grich (37.2)
Toronto Blue Jays3Cleveland Indians5BoxSid Monge (2-3)Jerry Garvin (0-1)NoneDuane Kuiper (46.2)
Texas Rangers9Minnesota Twins8BoxSparky Lyle (3-2)Mike Marshall (6-3)MIN  J Castino (1), W Norwood (4), R Smalley (9)  TEX  J Grubb (3), A Oliver (4)John Ellis (55.1)
Detroit Tigers3New York Yankees11BoxTommy John (8-0)Steve Baker (1-3)NYA  C Chambliss 2 (5)Chris Chambliss (21.0)
Chicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics1BoxRoss Baumgarten (4-0)John Henry Johnson (0-6)NoneJunior Moore (29.5)
Kansas City Royals7Seattle Mariners4Box G1Paul Splittorff (5-3)Glenn Abbott (1-5)KCA  C Hurdle (2), D Porter (5)  SEA  B Bochte (4)Clint Hurdle (22.0)
Kansas City Royals2Seattle Mariners6Box G2Byron McLaughlin (2-2)Larry Gura (1-5)SEA  W Horton (7), R Jones (4)George Brett (25.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves4BoxBob Welch (4-1)Adrian Devine (1-1)ATL  J Burroughs (3)  LAN  D Baker (3)Dusty Baker (30.0)
Philadelphia Phillies1Chicago Cubs7BoxLynn McGlothen (5-4)Nino Espinosa (5-2)CHN  B Foote (4)  PHI  M Schmidt (11)Barry Foote (22.3)
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds1BoxRollie Fingers (2-2)Frank Pastore (1-4)NoneKurt Bevacqua (70.3)
San Francisco Giants8Houston Astros1BoxPhil Nastu (1-2)J.R. Richard (4-3)SFN  W McCovey (1)Terry Whitfield (14.0)
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxCraig Swan (4-3)Don Robinson (2-3)NYN  J Youngblood (5)Joel Youngblood (33.2)
Montreal Expos0St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJohn Denny (3-2)Steve Rogers (3-2)NoneGeorge Hendrick (16.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox2211.667--1801247-615-5W4Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2212.6470.51761219-713-5L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2015.5713.016813810-1110-4L2Game Log
New York Yankees1916.5434.01571506-813-8W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1316.4487.01451475-98-7L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1320.3949.01191645-118-9W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays927.25014.51312065-144-13L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins2211.667--18015113-49-7L3Game Log
Texas Rangers2014.5882.515914711-79-7W3Game Log
California Angels2015.5713.019616111-89-7W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2016.5563.52031809-1211-4L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1617.4856.016916711-95-8W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1223.34311.01211935-127-11L5Game Log
Seattle Mariners1126.29713.01472022-129-14W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies2211.667--14510412-810-3L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1912.6132.01391298-1111-1L4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1914.5763.01381187-811-7W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs1614.5334.51291335-811-6W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1218.4008.51401485-87-10L2Game Log
New York Mets1120.35510.01111386-135-7W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds2015.571--17816110-610-9L1Game Log
Houston Astros2016.5560.51541439-1011-6L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1918.5142.01601526-913-9W8Game Log
San Francisco Giants1718.4863.01551646-911-9W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1522.4056.01601847-128-10W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1022.3128.51431785-125-10L3Game Log

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