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Baseball on Wednesday, May 16, 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
Baltimore Orioles10Boston Red Sox6BoxDennis Martinez (5-2)Andy Hassler (1-2)BOS  C Yastrzemski (7)Carl Yastrzemski (29.7)
Milwaukee Brewers3California Angels4BoxMark Clear (4-0)Jerry Augustine (1-1)MIL  C Cooper (8)Cecil Cooper (23.1)
Toronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians3BoxDave Lemanczyk (3-2)Rick Wise (3-4)NoneGary Alexander (12.1)
Texas Rangers8Minnesota Twins4BoxJon Matlack (2-2)Paul Hartzell (1-2)NoneAl Oliver (18.3)
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees6BoxRon Guidry (4-2)Mark Fidrych (0-2)DET  S Kemp (5)  NYA  C Chambliss (6), G Nettles 2 (7)Graig Nettles (29.3)
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics1BoxFrancisco Barrios (4-1)Matt Keough (0-6)NoneJorge Orta (50.6)
Kansas City Royals4Seattle Mariners3BoxSteve Busby (1-2)Odell Jones (0-4)KCA  C Hurdle (3)  SEA  R Jones (5)Clint Hurdle (49.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves3BoxEddie Solomon (3-1)Andy Messersmith (2-3)LAN  G Thomasson (3)Dale Murphy (64.4)
Philadelphia Phillies13Chicago Cubs0BoxSteve Carlton (4-5)Rick Reuschel (2-5)PHI  G Maddox (5), M Schmidt (12)Rudy Meoli (21.2)
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds7BoxBill Bonham (2-0)Steve Mura (2-2)CIN  V Correll (1)Ray Knight (18.5)
San Francisco Giants8Houston Astros4BoxGary Lavelle (3-0)Bo McLaughlin (1-1)HOU  B Bochy (1), B Watson (3)Roger Metzger (36.2)
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxEnrique Romo (1-2)Skip Lockwood (0-5)PIT  M Easler (1), W Stargell (5)Willie Montanez (26.6)
Montreal Expos0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob Forsch (1-3)Bill Lee (4-2)NoneTed Simmons (16.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2312.657--18612710-713-5W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2212.6470.51861347-615-6L1Game Log
New York Yankees2016.5563.51631526-814-8W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2016.5563.517114210-1210-4L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1317.4337.51471535-108-7L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1321.3829.51221685-118-10L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1027.27014.01352096-144-13W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins2212.647--18415913-49-8L4Game Log
Texas Rangers2114.6001.516715112-79-7W4Game Log
California Angels2115.5832.020016411-810-7W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals2116.5682.520718310-1211-4W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1717.5005.017216812-95-8W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics1224.33311.01221965-127-12L6Game Log
Seattle Mariners1127.28913.01502062-129-15L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies2311.676--15810413-810-3W1Game Log
Montreal Expos1913.5943.01391318-1211-1L5Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2014.5883.01401187-812-7W4Game Log
Chicago Cubs1615.5165.51291465-811-7L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1318.4198.51441515-88-10W1Game Log
New York Mets1121.34411.01141426-145-7L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds2115.583--18516110-611-9W1Game Log
Houston Astros2017.5411.51581519-1011-7L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants1818.5003.01631687-911-9W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1919.5003.01621556-1013-9L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1523.3957.01601917-138-10L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1122.3338.51461805-126-10W1Game Log


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