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Baseball on Tuesday, May 22, 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
Boston Red Sox7Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve Renko (3-1)Mike Flanagan (6-3)BAL  B Smith (1)  BOS  F Lynn (14)Dwight Evans (15.5)
Oakland Athletics4Chicago White Sox5BoxRich Hinton (1-1)Dave Heaverlo (2-3)CHA  J Orta (2), C Washington (5)  OAK  D Murphy (4)Jorge Orta (57.8)
New York Yankees12Detroit Tigers8BoxLuis Tiant (1-1)Mark Fidrych (0-3)DET  R Staub (2)Graig Nettles (17.7)
Seattle Mariners12Kansas City Royals11BoxShane Rawley (2-4)Al Hrabosky (3-2)SEA  B Bochte (5)Bruce Bochte (69.0)
California Angels1Milwaukee Brewers7BoxLary Sorensen (6-4)Dave Frost (2-2)NoneGorman Thomas (25.0)
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers4BoxJim Kern (6-0)Jerry Koosman (7-1)MIN  R Jackson (7)  TEX  B Bell (1)Buddy Bell (29.6)
Cleveland Indians8Toronto Blue Jays6BoxEric Wilkins (2-2)Mark Lemongello (1-6)CLE  A Thornton (6)Roy Howell (33.0)
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves1BoxJoe Niekro (5-2)Mickey Mahler (1-4)HOU  E Cabell (4)Enos Cabell (23.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Montreal Expos6BoxRoss Grimsley (4-2)Ed Whitson (1-3)NoneTony Perez (22.3)
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets4BoxKevin Kobel (2-0)Dennis Lamp (3-1)CHN  J Martin (4)  NYN  R Hebner (3), J Youngblood (6)Richie Hebner (17.7)
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxTug McGraw (2-0)Bob Forsch (1-4)PHI  G Luzinski (5)  SLN  T Simmons (8)Larry Bowa (16.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers6San Diego Padres7BoxRollie Fingers (4-3)Jerry Reuss (1-4)LAN  D Lopes (8)  SDN  D Winfield (8)Dave Winfield (62.7)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants12BoxEd Halicki (5-3)Bill Bonham (2-1)NoneBill Madlock (11.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2614.650--21015113-813-6L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2514.6410.52031568-617-8W1Game Log
New York Yankees2318.5613.51911679-1014-8W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2220.5245.020217211-1611-4W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1520.4298.51701846-129-8L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1723.4259.01571976-1211-11W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1132.25616.51632436-155-17L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins2514.641--21218616-69-8L1Game Log
California Angels2516.6101.023018511-914-7L1Game Log
Texas Rangers2317.5752.518818213-910-8W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2220.5244.524222510-1212-8L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1920.4876.019119413-126-8W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1527.35711.51482255-1310-14L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1528.34912.01952354-1211-16W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies2614.650--20315514-812-6W2Game Log
Montreal Expos2414.6321.017515412-1212-2W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2118.5384.51621418-1112-8L3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1819.4866.51751749-99-10L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1620.4448.01631915-911-11L6Game Log
New York Mets1323.36111.01351666-157-8W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds2317.575--20318910-713-10L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants2319.5481.020118511-1012-9W4Game Log
Houston Astros2420.5452.017917110-1114-9W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2024.4555.01891877-1513-9L2Game Log
San Diego Padres1826.4097.01792118-1610-10W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves1426.3509.01752155-129-14L1Game Log

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