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Baseball on Thursday, September 20, 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
Baltimore Orioles8Detroit Tigers7BoxTippy Martinez (10-2)Jack Billingham (10-7)BAL  R Dauer (9), L May (19), E Murray (24)  DET  S Kemp (26), R LeFlore (7)Eddie Murray (24.4)
California Angels11Kansas City Royals6BoxJim Barr (10-12)Craig Chamberlain (4-3)CAL  D Baylor (35), B Downing (12), B Grich (28)  KCA  G Brett (22)Don Baylor (28.2)
New York Yankees1Minnesota Twins3BoxGeoff Zahn (13-6)Dave Righetti (0-1)MIN  J Castino (4)John Castino (31.9)
Boston Red Sox2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxBalor Moore (5-6)Steve Renko (10-9)BOS  J Rice (39)  TOR  R Cerone (7), R Howell (14), T Solaita (2)Alvis Woods (16.6)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros7BoxKen Forsch (11-6)Tommy Boggs (0-1)NoneJose Cruz (7.4)
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBob Welch (5-6)Bob Knepper (9-12)NoneRon Cey (13.2)
Montreal Expos6New York Mets3Box G1Dale Murray (5-9)Jeff Reardon (1-2)MON  J White (3)Jerry White (29.8)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets0Box G2Scott Sanderson (9-7)Mike Scott (1-2)NoneRusty Staub (16.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRandy Lerch (10-12)Kent Tekulve (10-8)NoneTim Foli (19.0)
Cincinnati Reds8San Diego Padres5BoxDoug Bair (11-7)Steve Mura (3-3)NoneDan Driessen (45.9)
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxSilvio Martinez (15-7)Dennis Lamp (11-9)NoneTed Simmons (17.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles9952.656--71354946-3153-21W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers9062.5929.575867241-3649-26W5Game Log
Boston Red Sox8467.55615.080267838-3947-27L1Game Log
New York Yankees8170.53618.067564136-4045-30L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers8171.53318.574669936-3945-32L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians7775.50722.572275832-4245-33L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays51102.33349.057880620-5531-47W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels8370.542--83473938-4045-30W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals8073.5233.080279136-3944-34L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins7974.5164.072467241-3738-37W1Game Log
Texas Rangers7776.5036.071566638-4039-36W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox6882.45313.568670936-3931-44W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners6390.41220.066278029-4634-44L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics52101.34031.054880522-5330-48L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos9159.607--65952836-3655-23W4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates9161.5991.071260648-3143-30L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals8171.53311.067364038-3642-36W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies8074.51913.064767439-4041-34W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs7775.50715.067466234-4443-31L1Game Log
New York Mets5795.37535.054165528-4528-51L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds8766.569--71061641-3746-29W2Game Log
Houston Astros8468.5532.554754234-4050-28W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7578.49012.069568030-4545-33W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants6886.44219.564870632-4736-39L2Game Log
San Diego Padres6390.41224.056565226-4937-41L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves6091.39726.062773730-4830-43L1Game Log

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