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Baseball on Friday, May 18, 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
New York Yankees10Boston Red Sox0BoxJim Beattie (3-1)Mike Torrez (4-2)NoneMickey Rivers (22.9)
Chicago White Sox3California Angels7BoxFrank Tanana (3-3)Ron Schueler (0-1)NoneCarney Lansford (23.2)
Detroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians3BoxJohn Hiller (2-1)Sid Monge (2-4)NoneMark Wagner (39.0)
Minnesota Twins10Kansas City Royals6BoxMike Marshall (7-3)Renie Martin (0-1)MIN  R Jackson (6)Butch Wynegar (37.0)
Milwaukee Brewers8Oakland Athletics0BoxBill Travers (2-2)Mike Norris (3-3)MIL  P Molitor (3)Paul Molitor (17.5)
Texas Rangers5Seattle Mariners13BoxJohn Montague (4-0)Steve Comer (3-4)SEA  W Horton (8), R Jones (6)  TEX  R Zisk (3)Dan Meyer (41.1)
Baltimore Orioles7Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDon Stanhouse (3-1)Dave Freisleben (1-1)BAL  K Singleton (10)Alfredo Griffin (56.0)
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves6BoxMickey Mahler (1-3)Vida Blue (6-4)ATL  B Horner (1), D Murphy 3 (13)Dale Murphy (21.3)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Chicago Cubs5BoxJohn Candelaria (3-2)Ken Holtzman (3-3)CHN  B Buckner (5), D Kingman (13), T Sizemore (2)  PIT  S Nicosia (3), D Parker (5), W Stargell (8)Willie Stargell (20.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Cincinnati Reds7BoxPedro Borbon (2-0)Jerry Reuss (1-3)LAN  S Garvey (7), D Lopes (6), B Russell (3)Derrel Thomas (35.4)
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros3BoxJoe Niekro (4-2)Rollie Fingers (2-3)HOU  A Ashby (1)  SDN  G Richards (2)Jeff Leonard (25.2)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxStan Bahnsen (1-1)Dick Ruthven (6-1)MON  A Dawson (10)Andre Dawson (44.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2413.649--19513911-813-5W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2313.6390.51921467-616-7L1Game Log
New York Yankees2116.5683.01731527-814-8W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2117.5533.518415011-1310-4W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1417.4527.01521566-108-7W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1422.3899.51331765-119-11L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1029.25615.01442246-154-14L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins2412.667--20117115-49-8W2Game Log
California Angels2315.6052.021517211-812-7W4Game Log
Texas Rangers2115.5833.017216412-89-7L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2118.5384.521920010-1211-6L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1818.5006.018017613-105-8L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1226.31613.01232095-127-14L8Game Log
Seattle Mariners1227.30813.51632112-1210-15W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies2412.667--18413114-810-4L1Game Log
Montreal Expos2113.6182.014713610-1211-1W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2015.5713.51421217-812-8L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1617.4856.51561785-811-9L3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1518.4557.51591616-89-10W3Game Log
New York Mets1122.33311.51191486-155-7L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds2215.595--19216710-612-9W2Game Log
Houston Astros2118.5382.01611569-1012-8W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1919.5003.51701748-1011-9L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1921.4754.51711686-1213-9L3Game Log
San Diego Padres1524.3858.01621947-148-10L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves1322.3718.01581875-128-10W3Game Log

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