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Baseball on Thursday, May 31, 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 Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJerry Augustine (3-2)Ray Burris (1-1)MIL  B Oglivie (10)  NYA  R Jackson (10)Robin Yount (36.3)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins13BoxPaul Hartzell (2-3)Rick Langford (1-8)MIN  R Jackson (8), J Morales (2)Butch Wynegar (18.3)
California Angels10Seattle Mariners12BoxByron McLaughlin (3-2)Mark Clear (4-1)CAL  D Baylor (10), B Grich 2 (9)  SEA  B Bochte (6), D Meyer (4)Bruce Bochte (75.4)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers2BoxDick Drago (4-2)Sparky Lyle (3-4)BOS  J Rice (7)  TEX  J Grubb (6)Bump Wills (44.4)
Detroit Tigers1Toronto Blue Jays0BoxPat Underwood (1-0)Tom Underwood (0-7)DET  J Morales (4)Jerry Morales (30.5)
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros3BoxRick Williams (2-1)Fred Norman (2-5)HOU  J Cruz (4)Jose Cruz (11.9)
San Francisco Giants10Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxDon Sutton (6-4)Vida Blue (6-6)LAN  S Garvey (9)Dave Lopes (39.1)
Philadelphia Phillies0Montreal Expos1BoxScott Sanderson (4-3)Larry Christenson (0-2)NoneAndre Dawson (7.6)
Chicago Cubs3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBruce Kison (2-1)Bruce Sutter (1-2)CHN  L Biittner (1), B Murcer (7)Ed Ott (35.4)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres3BoxEric Rasmussen (2-5)Rick Matula (2-4)SDN  D Winfield (11)Dave Winfield (18.2)
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals9BoxBob Sykes (4-2)Mike Scott (1-1)NYN  J Youngblood (8)  SLN  G Hendrick (4), K Hernandez (5)Lee Mazzilli (10.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles3018.625--24418415-1215-6L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2719.5872.022218310-1117-8W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2823.5493.523920011-1617-7W1Game Log
New York Yankees2623.5314.521720312-1514-8L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers2221.5125.521821010-1212-9W6Game Log
Cleveland Indians2126.4478.51872238-1413-12W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1238.24019.01852786-156-23L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels3020.600--27722616-1314-7L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2719.5872.024922016-711-12W1Game Log
Texas Rangers2820.5831.021920313-915-11L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2821.5711.526825013-1215-9W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2424.5005.023422713-1211-12L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1833.35312.52292736-1512-18W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics1733.34013.01722807-1910-14L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos2915.659--20116812-1217-3W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2721.5624.021218514-1113-10L4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2520.5564.519716810-1214-9W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2322.5116.521519711-1212-10W5Game Log
Chicago Cubs2025.4449.51942319-1411-11L3Game Log
New York Mets1728.37812.51762147-179-12L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros2923.558--21319012-1417-9W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2623.5311.523223013-1313-10L3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2626.5003.02452288-1518-11W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants2526.4903.524223811-1314-13L6Game Log
San Diego Padres2429.4535.52122418-1616-13W5Game Log
Atlanta Braves1831.3679.52122618-1710-14L4Game Log

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