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Baseball on Wednesday, September 05, 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
Chicago White Sox8California Angels9BoxJohn Montague (7-4)Randy Scarbery (2-8)CAL  D Ford (20)  CHA  L Johnson (12), M May (7)Dan Ford (73.1)
Detroit Tigers9Cleveland Indians3BoxAurelio Lopez (8-4)Victor Cruz (3-9)CLE  C Johnson (13), A Thornton (24)  DET  C Summers (19)Ron LeFlore (30.8)
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins8BoxDave Goltz (13-10)Paul Splittorff (13-15)KCA  D Porter (18)Bob Randall (16.2)
Boston Red Sox5New York Yankees0BoxBob Stanley (14-9)Tommy John (18-7)BOS  B Hobson (25), T Sizemore (3)Butch Hobson (21.9)
Milwaukee Brewers1Oakland Athletics6BoxMatt Keough (1-14)Mike Caldwell (14-6)OAK  D Murphy (10)Dwayne Murphy (40.2)
Texas Rangers0Seattle Mariners1BoxRob Dressler (1-2)Fergie Jenkins (13-12)NoneWillie Horton (8.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves3BoxLerrin LaGrow (4-4)Gene Garber (6-16)ATL  M Lum (6)Gary Matthews (36.8)
Montreal Expos4Chicago Cubs3BoxElias Sosa (6-7)Rick Reuschel (16-9)CHN  L Biittner (3)Steve Ontiveros (44.1)
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds6BoxFred Norman (11-10)John Montefusco (3-7)CIN  G Foster (25), R Knight (9)  SFN  M Ivie (23)George Foster (29.0)
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros4BoxJoe Sambito (7-4)John D'Acquisto (9-13)SDN  G Tenace (15)Rafael Landestoy (32.6)
Pittsburgh Pirates7St. Louis Cardinals5BoxDave Roberts (3-3)Roy Thomas (3-3)PIT  P Garner (10), W Stargell (27)Ed Ott (49.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles9046.662--64149840-2650-20W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers8357.5939.069862638-3345-24L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox7858.57412.073459834-3545-22W1Game Log
New York Yankees7561.55115.062056931-3344-28L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7366.52518.568666334-3839-28W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians7169.50721.065869032-3739-32L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4494.31947.051272620-5124-43L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels7664.543--76266035-3441-30W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals7366.5252.573372934-3839-28L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins7266.5223.066061635-3237-34W2Game Log
Texas Rangers6872.4868.063960632-4036-32L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6176.44513.562665835-3525-42L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners5982.41817.561571026-4333-39W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics4793.33629.050974420-4927-44W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates8356.597--65655843-2740-29W2Game Log
Montreal Expos7854.5913.559248429-3549-19W9Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7562.5477.062658036-3238-31L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs7165.52210.561660330-3641-29L6Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6969.50013.557960933-3836-31L1Game Log
New York Mets5482.39727.550760126-4327-40L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros7960.568--50249632-3547-25W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7961.5640.565257137-3442-27W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6673.47513.064164228-4338-30W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6179.43618.560865230-4331-36L1Game Log
San Diego Padres5882.41421.551460522-4636-36L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5484.39124.558167325-4429-40L1Game Log

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