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Baseball on Sunday, July 01, 1979

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Toronto Blue Jays7Baltimore Orioles10BoxSammy Stewart (5-2)Jesse Jefferson (1-8)BAL  R Dempsey (4), E Murray (9)  TOR  A Woods (3)Rich Dauer (26.4)
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers10BoxJack Morris (6-4)Len Barker (0-2)CLE  B Bonds (12)  DET  S Kemp (11)Jason Thompson (25.3)
California Angels14Kansas City Royals2BoxNolan Ryan (10-5)Paul Splittorff (9-6)CAL  D Baylor 2 (16), D Ford 2 (11)Don Baylor (34.4)
Seattle Mariners3Milwaukee Brewers10BoxJim Slaton (8-3)Floyd Bannister (3-7)MIL  P Molitor (6), G Thomas (20), R Yount (6)  SEA  W Horton (16)Gorman Thomas (19.6)
Chicago White Sox1Minnesota Twins2BoxPaul Hartzell (4-5)Fred Howard (1-3)CHA  J Orta (4)  MIN  D Edwards (4)Glenn Borgmann (18.7)
Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees6BoxRon Davis (7-0)Dennis Eckersley (8-4)BOS  J Brohamer (1), F Lynn (20)  NYA  R Jackson (11), J Narron (1), W Randolph (2), J Spencer (7), R White (2)Roy White (28.8)
Oakland Athletics13Texas Rangers12BoxRick Langford (3-9)Doc Medich (1-3)OAK  D Chalk (1)  TEX  B Bell (5), O Gamble (8), B Sample (3)Mike Heath (64.3)
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs5Box G1Dick Tidrow (6-3)Wayne Twitchell (3-1)CHN  D Kingman (28)Dave Kingman (48.4)
New York Mets2Chicago Cubs8Box G2Lynn McGlothen (9-6)Pete Falcone (1-6)CHN  B Buckner (9), B Foote (8)Bill Buckner (33.0)
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxPhil Niekro (10-10)Ken Brett (1-1)LAN  R Smith (9)Reggie Smith (44.3)
Houston Astros4San Diego Padres1BoxJoe Niekro (12-3)Randy Jones (6-6)NoneEnos Cabell (18.6)
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants2Box G1John Curtis (4-4)Mike LaCoss (8-3)SFN  D Evans (7), W McCovey (13)Willie McCovey (18.4)
Cincinnati Reds3San Francisco Giants7Box G2Gary Lavelle (7-4)Mario Soto (0-1)SFN  J Clark (14)Mike Sadek (32.7)
Philadelphia Phillies7St. Louis Cardinals13Box G1Mark Littell (5-2)Tug McGraw (3-1)PHI  G Luzinski (9)  SLN  T Kennedy (1), G Templeton (2)Keith Hernandez (54.1)
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals2Box G2Mark Littell (6-2)Randy Lerch (4-7)SLN  K Reitz (4)Bake McBride (25.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles5424.692--38529423-1531-9W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox4728.6275.540430318-1829-10L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4533.5779.039334020-2125-12W2Game Log
New York Yankees4236.53812.034531518-2124-15W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers3637.49315.537035416-2320-14W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3442.44719.032436516-2518-17L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2457.29631.528243912-2912-28L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers4434.564--36133219-1825-16L1Game Log
California Angels4535.5621.044437524-1921-16W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins4034.5412.038234722-1518-19W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals4236.5382.042841720-1922-17L3Game Log
Chicago White Sox3344.42910.535037418-2015-24L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners3446.42511.035840313-2221-24L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics2357.28722.02894578-3115-26W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos4327.614--31625217-2126-6W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs3833.5355.533234417-1721-16W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3934.5345.535131812-1926-16W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3735.5147.033130018-1619-19L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3939.5008.034234821-2518-14L2Game Log
New York Mets3241.43812.528832315-2516-17L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros5031.617--30428120-2030-11W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4139.5128.535334420-2421-15L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants4039.5069.038336717-1923-20W2Game Log
San Diego Padres3547.42715.530335312-2623-21L3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3347.41216.535638111-2522-22L6Game Log
Atlanta Braves3247.40517.034739515-2717-20W3Game Log

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