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Baseball on Thursday, June 28, 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
Cleveland Indians6Baltimore Orioles3BoxRick Wise (7-5)Dennis Martinez (10-4)BAL  L May (12)  CLE  A Thornton (10)Ron Hassey (27.5)
Boston Red Sox3Detroit Tigers6BoxJack Billingham (7-4)Steve Renko (5-3)DET  C Summers (7)Aurelio Rodriguez (18.5)
Oakland Athletics6Kansas City Royals7BoxAl Hrabosky (6-3)Dave Heaverlo (3-8)OAK  J Newman (13)Amos Otis (49.0)
Milwaukee Brewers6Minnesota Twins5BoxBill Castro (2-0)Mike Marshall (9-7)MIL  B Oglivie (15)Bombo Rivera (73.9)
Chicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners1BoxRoss Baumgarten (6-5)Mike Parrott (6-3)NoneTom Paciorek (15.0)
California Angels4Texas Rangers14BoxFergie Jenkins (8-4)Jim Barr (3-4)CAL  D Baylor (13), C Lansford (10)Billy Sample (19.0)
New York Yankees5Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRon Davis (6-0)Mark Lemongello (1-8)NoneJim Spencer (41.4)
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxTom Hume (6-5)Burt Hooton (7-5)NoneJoe Morgan (13.9)
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxNeil Allen (2-5)Jim Bibby (3-2)NYN  J Stearns (5)  PIT  B Robinson (17)John Stearns (15.1)
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres6BoxJohn D'Acquisto (4-5)Tony Brizzolara (2-3)ATL  J Nolan (3)Jerry Turner (22.6)
Houston Astros6San Francisco Giants5BoxRick Williams (3-3)John Curtis (3-4)HOU  A Ashby (2)  SFN  W McCovey (12)Willie McCovey (32.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles5024.676--36328623-1527-9L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox4527.6254.039329316-1729-10L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4332.5737.537333320-2123-11W2Game Log
New York Yankees4134.5479.533530418-2123-13W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers3436.48614.035034216-2318-13W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3340.45216.531234515-2318-17W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2453.31227.527441712-2512-28L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers4233.560--34031319-1823-15W6Game Log
Kansas City Royals4233.560--41638920-1922-14W6Game Log
California Angels4235.5451.041636321-1921-16L7Game Log
Minnesota Twins3734.5213.035934022-1515-19L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox3341.4468.534335118-1715-24W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners3344.42910.035138312-2021-24L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics2255.28621.02704367-2915-26L6Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos4226.618--30624316-2026-6L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs3632.5296.031132917-1719-15W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3632.5296.031829512-1923-14W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3634.5147.032229018-1618-18L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3736.5077.531931519-2218-14L1Game Log
New York Mets3139.44312.027330214-2316-17W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros4731.603--29327917-2030-11W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4036.5266.034332919-2121-15W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants3738.4938.536835717-1920-19L1Game Log
San Diego Padres3544.44312.530134212-2623-18W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3344.42913.534936711-2522-19L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves2947.38217.033338812-2717-20L1Game Log

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