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Baseball on Monday, May 21, 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 Yankees1Detroit Tigers3BoxJack Billingham (4-3)Ron Guidry (4-3)DET  L Parrish (4)Lance Parrish (20.9)
Seattle Mariners12Kansas City Royals7BoxGlenn Abbott (2-5)Rich Gale (3-3)KCA  G Brett (4)  SEA  W Horton (9)Willie Horton (36.3)
Minnesota Twins7Texas Rangers6BoxPete Redfern (2-0)Sparky Lyle (3-3)TEX  M Jorgensen (4), P Putnam (2)John Castino (46.4)
Cleveland Indians1Toronto Blue Jays8BoxDave Lemanczyk (4-2)Rick Wise (3-5)NoneRick Bosetti (21.8)
Houston Astros5Atlanta Braves7BoxPhil Niekro (5-6)Bo McLaughlin (1-2)ATL  B Horner (3), G Matthews (9)  HOU  T Puhl (4)Bob Horner (44.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Montreal Expos2BoxBert Blyleven (1-2)Scott Sanderson (2-3)MON  T Perez (5)  PIT  O Moreno (2), E Ott (3), W Stargell (9)Tony Perez (26.0)
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies5BoxSteve Carlton (5-5)John Denny (3-3)PHI  M Schmidt (15)  SLN  K Hernandez (4)Rudy Meoli (22.6)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres3BoxEric Rasmussen (1-4)Andy Messersmith (2-4)SDN  F Gonzalez (4)Gene Tenace (13.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2613.667--20514413-813-5W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox2414.6321.51961517-617-8L1Game Log
New York Yankees2218.5504.51791598-1014-8L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2120.5126.019517111-1610-4L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1519.4418.51621726-129-7W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1623.41010.01491915-1211-11L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1131.26216.51572356-155-16W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins2513.658--20918216-59-8W1Game Log
California Angels2515.6251.022917811-814-7W6Game Log
Texas Rangers2217.5643.518417913-99-8L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2219.5374.523121310-1212-7L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1820.4747.018619013-125-8L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics1526.36611.51442205-1210-14W3Game Log
Seattle Mariners1428.33313.01832243-1211-16W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies2514.641--20015414-811-6W1Game Log
Montreal Expos2314.6221.016915112-1211-2L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2117.5533.51611388-1012-8L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1818.5005.51721689-89-10W6Game Log
Chicago Cubs1619.4577.01611875-811-11L5Game Log
New York Mets1223.34311.01311646-156-8W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds2316.590--20117710-613-10L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants2219.5372.018918311-1011-9W3Game Log
Houston Astros2320.5352.01751709-1114-9L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2023.4655.01831807-1413-9L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1726.3958.01722058-169-10W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1425.3599.01742115-129-13W1Game Log

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