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Baseball on Wednesday, June 20, 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
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox13BoxMike Torrez (7-4)Steve Baker (1-4)BOS  J Dwyer (1), D Evans (9), B Hobson (9), F Lynn (17), B Watson (4), C Yastrzemski (12)Carl Yastrzemski (25.7)
Texas Rangers4California Angels5BoxDave Frost (5-3)Jon Matlack (4-4)CAL  B Downing (6)  TEX  P Putnam (8)Don Baylor (23.4)
Seattle Mariners5Chicago White Sox3BoxOdell Jones (2-7)Ed Farmer (2-1)SEA  W Horton (13)Bruce Bochte (22.3)
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians3BoxDennis Martinez (10-2)Rick Waits (9-5)BAL  R Dauer (5), E Murray (7), G Roenicke (13)  CLE  B Bonds (11)Rich Dauer (27.1)
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers8BoxBill Travers (5-3)Paul Hartzell (3-5)NoneJose Morales (19.4)
Toronto Blue Jays1New York Yankees2Box G1Don Hood (2-0)Tom Underwood (1-10)NoneBucky Dent (31.0)
Toronto Blue Jays3New York Yankees2Box G2Balor Moore (1-0)Ray Burris (1-3)TOR  J Mayberry (10), A Woods (1)John Mayberry (49.0)
Kansas City Royals9Oakland Athletics2BoxPaul Splittorff (9-5)Dave Hamilton (2-2)KCA  D Porter (9)Darrell Porter (29.1)
Philadelphia Phillies10Atlanta Braves4BoxSteve Carlton (8-7)Eddie Solomon (3-3)ATL  B Horner (9)  PHI  P Rose (3), M Schmidt (20)Greg Luzinski (16.6)
New York Mets4Houston Astros5BoxJoe Sambito (4-2)Craig Swan (7-5)HOU  D Walling (2)Craig Reynolds (20.4)
Cincinnati Reds4Montreal Expos5BoxElias Sosa (5-4)Tom Hume (5-5)CIN  D Concepcion (8)  MON  A Dawson (13), L Parrish (5)Dave Concepcion (43.9)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Diego Padres3BoxGaylord Perry (7-5)Pete Vuckovich (6-4)NoneTed Simmons (10.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates8San Francisco Giants5BoxGrant Jackson (4-0)Gary Lavelle (5-4)PIT  L Lacy (2), B Robinson (15)Bill Madlock (40.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles4422.667--32625223-1521-7W6Game Log
Boston Red Sox4025.6153.535627015-1525-10W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers3830.5597.032329016-1922-11W4Game Log
New York Yankees3533.51510.029828616-2019-13L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers3131.50011.031330515-1916-12L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3234.48512.029131514-1718-17L4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2347.32923.025737312-2111-26W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels4228.600--39631321-1621-12W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals3632.5295.035835317-1819-14W1Game Log
Texas Rangers3532.5225.529229015-1720-15L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins3231.5086.531430718-1414-17L4Game Log
Chicago White Sox3135.4709.031931617-1514-20L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners3040.42912.031834212-1918-21W4Game Log
Oakland Athletics2049.29021.52313807-2613-23L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos3824.613--28222314-1924-5W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3429.5404.530227412-1921-11L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3329.5325.029125816-1517-14W5Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3532.5225.529828217-1818-14W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs3230.5166.027830815-1617-14W1Game Log
New York Mets2736.42911.524427511-2215-15L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros4129.586--26425716-1925-10W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds3632.5294.031330116-1920-13L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants3335.4857.033532515-1818-17L2Game Log
San Diego Padres3239.4519.527931711-2221-17W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3138.4499.532933010-2221-16L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves2443.35815.529335810-2414-19L1Game Log

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