Update:   Awards Voting History -  Created section for voting history on MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Managers of the Year with votes received and statistics.

Baseball on Thursday, May 24, 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 Sox3Baltimore Orioles5BoxDennis Martinez (7-2)Mike Torrez (4-3)BAL  K Garcia (2)Kiko Garcia (25.2)
Oakland Athletics1Chicago White Sox10BoxRich Wortham (5-4)Matt Keough (0-7)NoneBill Nahorodny (21.0)
Seattle Mariners4Kansas City Royals5BoxDennis Leonard (4-4)Odell Jones (0-5)SEA  W Horton (10)George Brett (27.3)
California Angels6Milwaukee Brewers9BoxJerry Augustine (2-2)Chris Knapp (3-2)MIL  S Bando (3), B Oglivie (9)Ben Oglivie (18.6)
Chicago Cubs9New York Mets7Box G1Ken Holtzman (4-3)Pete Falcone (0-4)CHN  B Foote (5), S Ontiveros (2)Barry Foote (22.0)
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets4Box G2Pat Zachry (3-0)Mike Krukow (1-4)CHN  D Kingman (14)Ron Hodges (21.6)
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants2BoxPhil Nastu (2-2)Paul Moskau (4-1)NoneMike Sadek (19.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2814.667--22015613-815-6W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2516.6102.52081668-817-8L2Game Log
New York Yankees2319.5485.01941719-1114-8L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2420.5455.021217811-1613-4W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1620.4449.01741876-1210-8W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1823.4399.51612007-1211-11W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1133.25018.01662476-155-18L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins2515.625--21419316-79-8L2Game Log
Texas Rangers2417.5851.519518413-911-8W2Game Log
California Angels2518.5811.523619511-1114-7L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals2320.5353.524722910-1213-8W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2120.5124.520719613-128-8W3Game Log
Seattle Mariners1529.34112.01992404-1311-16L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1529.34112.01502415-1510-14L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos2514.641--17815412-1213-2W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2615.6341.020415814-812-7L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2218.5503.51651429-1112-8W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1820.4746.51751779-109-10L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs1721.4477.51742026-1011-11L1Game Log
New York Mets1424.36810.51461776-158-9W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds2418.571--20919111-813-10L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants2420.5451.020319111-1013-10W1Game Log
Houston Astros2421.5331.518417710-1214-9L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2124.4674.51931898-1513-9W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1827.4007.51812158-1610-11L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1526.3668.51812205-1210-14W1Game Log

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