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Baseball on Saturday, June 16, 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 Sox11Chicago White Sox5BoxDennis Eckersley (7-3)Randy Scarbery (1-3)BOS  R Burleson (4), J Rice (14)  CHA  J Orta (3), R Torres (1)Rick Burleson (22.7)
Seattle Mariners3Cleveland Indians4BoxSid Monge (6-5)John Montague (4-1)NoneRick Manning (38.9)
California Angels4Detroit Tigers2BoxDave Frost (4-3)Jack Morris (4-3)DET  J Thompson 2 (8)Jason Thompson (30.6)
Kansas City Royals2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJim Slaton (6-3)Steve Busby (2-4)KCA  A Otis (6)Cecil Cooper (41.6)
New York Yankees3Texas Rangers2BoxRon Davis (5-0)Sparky Lyle (3-6)NYA  J Beniquez (4), B Dent (1)  TEX  P Putnam (7)Pat Putnam (22.4)
Oakland Athletics2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDave Lemanczyk (7-3)Steve McCatty (4-2)OAK  D Murphy (5)Wayne Gross (11.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon Robinson (5-3)Bob Welch (4-4)LAN  J Ferguson (10)  PIT  O Moreno (4)Omar Moreno (26.4)
Houston Astros2Montreal Expos4BoxRoss Grimsley (6-4)J.R. Richard (6-6)MON  E Valentine (6)Ellis Valentine (32.1)
Atlanta Braves0New York Mets2BoxKevin Kobel (3-2)Mickey Mahler (2-7)NYN  D Flynn (3)Doug Flynn (7.4)
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxTug McGraw (3-0)Doug Bair (3-1)CIN  J Bench (6), G Foster (14)Manny Trillo (26.6)
Chicago Cubs5San Diego Padres2BoxKen Holtzman (5-5)Gaylord Perry (6-5)CHN  D Kingman (22)Dave Kingman (33.9)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Francisco Giants6BoxJohn Curtis (2-3)Silvio Martinez (4-2)SFN  W McCovey (11), T Whitfield (4)Willie McCovey (20.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles4022.645--29923319-1521-7W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox3823.6231.532924315-1423-9W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers3530.5386.530027516-1919-11W1Game Log
New York Yankees3430.5317.028727116-1918-11W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3230.5168.027229014-1718-13W5Game Log
Detroit Tigers2929.5009.028427514-1715-12L3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2046.30322.023835610-2010-26W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels4026.606--38129921-1519-11W4Game Log
Minnesota Twins3228.5335.029728118-1214-16L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals3430.5315.033833815-1619-14L1Game Log
Texas Rangers3330.5245.528027614-1519-15L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox3032.4848.030729817-1513-17L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2640.39414.02953318-1918-21L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics1946.29220.52123537-2512-21L6Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos3523.603--25321114-1921-4W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3326.5592.528825911-1621-11L4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3330.5244.527025516-1617-14W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs3029.5085.526029213-1517-14W4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3029.5085.526924813-1517-14W2Game Log
New York Mets2633.4419.523526311-1914-15W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros3828.576--25023116-1822-10L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds3529.5472.030128215-1620-13L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants3233.4925.531930415-1817-15W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3036.4558.031731510-2220-14L2Game Log
San Diego Padres3037.4488.526629911-2219-15L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves2241.34914.526833710-2312-18L5Game Log

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