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Baseball on Wednesday, September 12, 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
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox9BoxChuck Rainey (6-5)Catfish Hunter (2-9)BOS  J Rice (37)Tom Poquette (12.4)
California Angels5Chicago White Sox11BoxKen Kravec (12-13)Chris Knapp (3-4)CAL  D Baylor (34)  CHA  T Bosley (1)Lamar Johnson (40.8)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers4BoxMilt Wilcox (12-7)Rick Waits (14-13)CLE  R Hassey (3)Steve Kemp (17.3)
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals4BoxDennis Leonard (12-10)Jerry Koosman (18-13)NoneAmos Otis (6.5)
Oakland Athletics0Milwaukee Brewers7BoxMike Caldwell (15-6)Mike Morgan (2-8)MIL  C Cooper (23), B Oglivie (26)Larry Hisle (10.3)
Seattle Mariners3Texas Rangers13BoxDoc Medich (9-6)Rick Honeycutt (10-11)TEX  W Montanez (10), R Zisk (16)Willie Montanez (39.5)
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays3BoxButch Edge (3-2)Jim Palmer (8-6)BAL  K Singleton (33)  TOR  R Bosetti (7)Rick Cerone (35.2)
Houston Astros4Cincinnati Reds7BoxFrank Pastore (4-6)Joe Niekro (18-10)NoneCesar Geronimo (22.0)
San Diego Padres2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxCharlie Hough (5-5)Eric Rasmussen (4-9)SDN  D Winfield (30)Johnny Oates (20.6)
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos6BoxSteve Rogers (13-9)Bruce Sutter (4-6)MON  L Parrish (25)Larry Parrish (40.6)
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Mets0BoxRandy Lerch (9-12)Craig Swan (12-12)NoneRandy Lerch (22.5)
St. Louis Cardinals0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn Candelaria (14-8)Bob Forsch (9-11)NonePhil Garner (11.1)
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants4BoxVida Blue (12-13)Eddie Solomon (6-12)SFN  M Ivie (24)Max Venable (17.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles9449.657--67251443-2951-20L3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers8560.58610.071764038-3647-24W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox8062.56313.575663134-3547-26W1Game Log
New York Yankees7864.54915.563959534-3644-28L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7768.53118.071867434-3843-30W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians7471.51021.068873032-3942-32L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4698.31948.554076220-5526-43W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels8066.548--79869535-3645-30L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals7769.5273.075774936-3941-30W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins7471.5105.568464637-3437-37L1Game Log
Texas Rangers7373.5007.067662735-4038-33W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox6480.44415.066568936-3927-42W3Game Log
Seattle Mariners6186.41519.563274127-4534-41L2Game Log
Oakland Athletics5096.34230.051876720-5130-45L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos8455.604--62550332-3652-19W5Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates8758.6003.068558145-2942-29W3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7766.5389.064561036-3440-33L4Game Log
Chicago Cubs7370.51013.065463530-3943-31L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies7372.50314.060764436-4037-32W2Game Log
New York Mets5687.39230.052762927-4428-44L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds8363.568--69059637-3446-29W2Game Log
Houston Astros8164.5591.552352432-3749-27L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6976.47613.565966330-4539-31W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6482.43819.062867632-4532-37W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6284.42521.054061626-4836-36L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5688.38926.059570126-4530-43L1Game Log

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