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Baseball on Saturday, May 26, 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
California Angels8Chicago White Sox4BoxFrank Tanana (4-3)Fred Howard (0-1)CHA  E Soderholm (5)Brian Downing (29.4)
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians8BoxRick Waits (6-3)Tommy John (9-1)CLE  G Alexander (7), B Bonds (6)  NYA  C Johnson (2)Rick Manning (21.4)
Baltimore Orioles7Detroit Tigers5BoxSammy Stewart (2-1)John Hiller (3-3)BAL  A Bumbry (2)  DET  S Kemp (6), J Morales (3)Jerry Morales (28.3)
Oakland Athletics4Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJim Slaton (4-3)Rick Langford (1-7)MIL  C Cooper (9), D Davis (4)  OAK  J Newman (7)Cecil Cooper (13.8)
Kansas City Royals7Minnesota Twins4BoxRich Gale (4-3)Paul Hartzell (1-3)MIN  J Castino (2)Willie Wilson (14.9)
Seattle Mariners1Texas Rangers2BoxJon Matlack (3-2)Glenn Abbott (2-6)NoneJim Sundberg (22.3)
Boston Red Sox6Toronto Blue Jays7BoxTom Buskey (1-0)Bill Campbell (2-2)BOS  B Hobson (5)  TOR  R Howell (3), J Mayberry (4)Jerry Remy (42.0)
Cincinnati Reds3Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxFred Norman (2-4)Don Sutton (5-4)CIN  K Griffey (4)Johnny Bench (20.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates8New York Mets10BoxSkip Lockwood (1-5)Kent Tekulve (2-5)NYN  S Henderson (2), J Youngblood (7)Steve Henderson (45.3)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDennis Lamp (4-1)Larry Christenson (0-1)PHI  B Boone (3)Ted Sizemore (24.7)
Houston Astros9San Diego Padres0BoxJoe Niekro (6-2)Mickey Lolich (0-2)HOU  J Cruz (3)Jeff Leonard (30.8)
Atlanta Braves5San Francisco Giants4BoxGene Garber (2-7)Dave Roberts (0-1)ATL  G Matthews (10)  SFN  B Madlock (4)Gary Matthews (82.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2914.674--22716114-815-6W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox2517.5953.52141738-917-8L3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2620.5654.522318411-1615-4W5Game Log
New York Yankees2320.5356.01981799-1214-8L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians1923.4529.51692047-1212-11W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1621.43210.01791946-1210-9L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1233.26718.01732536-156-18W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins2517.595--22120416-79-10L4Game Log
California Angels2619.5781.524520512-1214-7W1Game Log
Texas Rangers2519.5681.020219313-912-10W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2520.5561.525823612-1213-8W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox2221.5123.521720513-129-9L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1730.36210.52082476-1411-16L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1531.32612.01562525-1710-14L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos2514.641--17815412-1213-2W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2617.6052.020516514-812-9L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2218.5503.51651429-1112-8W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1921.4756.51812038-1011-11W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1822.4507.51861909-129-10L4Game Log
New York Mets1624.4009.51591886-159-10W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds2519.568--21820912-913-10W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants2521.5431.021320011-1014-11L1Game Log
Houston Astros2522.5321.519417911-1314-9W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2225.4684.52111988-1514-10L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1928.4047.51832258-1611-12L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1627.3728.51902306-1310-14W1Game Log

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