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Baseball on Wednesday, September 19, 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
Minnesota Twins0Chicago White Sox6BoxRoss Baumgarten (13-8)Paul Hartzell (6-9)NoneRusty Torres (12.4)
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians0BoxTommy John (19-9)Rick Wise (15-9)NYA  R Jackson (26)Reggie Jackson (16.4)
Baltimore Orioles0Detroit Tigers5BoxJack Morris (15-7)Dennis Martinez (15-15)NoneLance Parrish (12.4)
California Angels4Kansas City Royals6BoxLarry Gura (12-11)Nolan Ryan (15-13)CAL  J Anderson (3), B Downing (11)George Brett (24.0)
Texas Rangers9Oakland Athletics4BoxDoyle Alexander (5-7)Brian Kingman (7-6)NoneJim Sundberg (14.6)
Milwaukee Brewers12Seattle Mariners1BoxLary Sorensen (15-13)Floyd Bannister (9-15)MIL  S Lezcano (27), B Martinez (4), B Oglivie (28)Buck Martinez (18.6)
Boston Red Sox8Toronto Blue Jays0BoxBob Stanley (16-10)Dave Stieb (7-7)NoneJim Rice (12.3)
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros5BoxBo McLaughlin (2-3)Vern Ruhle (2-4)ATL  B Horner (29), G Hubbard (3)Glenn Hubbard (37.7)
San Francisco Giants2Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxRick Sutcliffe (16-9)Ed Halicki (5-7)LAN  R Cey (26)Bill Russell (17.7)
Montreal Expos3New York Mets1Box G1Ross Grimsley (9-9)Craig Swan (12-13)NoneTony Perez (25.9)
Montreal Expos4New York Mets1Box G2Rudy May (10-3)Tom Hausman (1-6)MON  D Cash (2), C Speier (5)Chris Speier (30.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates9Philadelphia Phillies6Box G1Kent Tekulve (10-7)Rawly Eastwick (3-5)PHI  M Schmidt (43)  PIT  T Foli (1)Manny Sanguillen (47.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies6Box G2Jack Kucek (1-0)Enrique Romo (10-5)PHI  D Unser (6)Keith Moreland (23.8)
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres2BoxBill Bonham (9-6)Bob Shirley (7-16)CIN  J Bench (22)Johnny Bench (44.5)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals6Box G1Pete Vuckovich (14-10)Doug Capilla (1-1)SLN  T Simmons (25)Barry Foote (14.6)
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals2Box G2Bruce Sutter (6-6)John Fulgham (9-6)CHN  D Kingman 2 (47), J Martin (19)Jerry Martin (32.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles9852.653--70554245-3153-21L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers9062.5929.075867241-3649-26W5Game Log
Boston Red Sox8466.56014.080067238-3847-27W3Game Log
New York Yankees8169.54017.067463836-3945-30W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers8170.53617.573969136-3945-31W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians7775.50722.072275832-4245-33L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays50102.32949.057280420-5530-47L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels8270.539--82373337-4045-30L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals8072.5262.079678036-3944-33W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins7874.5134.072167141-3737-37L2Game Log
Texas Rangers7776.5035.571566638-4039-36W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox6882.45313.068670936-3931-44W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners6390.41219.566278029-4634-44L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics52101.34030.554880522-5330-48L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates9160.603--71160448-3043-30L1Game Log
Montreal Expos8959.6011.565152534-3655-23W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals8071.53011.067163938-3641-36L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies7974.51613.064567339-4040-34W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs7774.51014.067366034-4343-31W1Game Log
New York Mets5793.38033.553864728-4528-49L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds8666.566--70261140-3746-29W1Game Log
Houston Astros8368.5502.554054134-4049-28L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7478.48712.069268030-4544-33W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants6885.44418.564870332-4636-39L1Game Log
San Diego Padres6389.41423.056064426-4937-40L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6090.40025.062673030-4730-43W1Game Log

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