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Baseball on Sunday, September 23, 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
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles3Box G1Sid Monge (11-9)Dennis Martinez (15-16)BAL  P Kelly (8)  CLE  C Johnson (18)Pat Kelly (28.7)
Cleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles3Box G2Mike Flanagan (23-8)Dan Spillner (8-5)NoneLee May (15.3)
Detroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox2Box G1Dennis Eckersley (17-10)Milt Wilcox (12-9)NoneJim Dwyer (9.8)
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox2Box G2Aurelio Lopez (10-4)Mike Torrez (15-13)BOS  D Evans (21)Ron LeFlore (32.4)
Texas Rangers1California Angels6BoxDave Frost (16-9)Fergie Jenkins (15-14)CAL  C Lansford (18)Carney Lansford (22.0)
Minnesota Twins7Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJerry Augustine (8-6)Pete Redfern (7-3)MIL  G Thomas (44)Jose Morales (16.7)
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics2BoxMarty Pattin (5-2)Steve McCatty (11-11)KCA  G Brett (23)  OAK  D Revering (19)Frank White (24.9)
Chicago White Sox3Seattle Mariners8BoxRick Honeycutt (11-11)Rich Wortham (14-13)CHA  J Morrison (12)  SEA  T Paciorek (6), B Stein (7)Tom Paciorek (35.6)
New York Yankees7Toronto Blue Jays5BoxTommy John (20-9)Phil Huffman (6-17)NoneBobby Murcer (19.5)
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves1BoxGreg Minton (4-3)Rick Matula (8-10)SFN  M Ivie (26)Roger Metzger (36.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Chicago Cubs0BoxJim Bibby (11-4)Rick Reuschel (18-11)NoneJohn Milner (9.5)
Cincinnati Reds7Houston Astros1BoxFrank Pastore (5-7)Vern Ruhle (2-5)CIN  G Foster (28)Jeff Leonard (23.4)
St. Louis Cardinals7New York Mets4BoxMark Littell (9-3)Andy Hassler (5-7)SLN  T Simmons (26)Keith Hernandez (42.8)
Montreal Expos7Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBill Lee (16-10)Nino Espinosa (14-12)MON  A Dawson 2 (25), C Speier (6)  PHI  B McBride (12)Chris Speier (29.1)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Diego Padres2BoxLerrin LaGrow (5-4)Steve Mura (4-4)LAN  G Thomasson (13), S Yeager (12)Gary Thomasson (37.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles10054.649--72256146-3154-23W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers9164.5879.577168841-3650-28W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox8668.55814.081068338-3949-28L1Game Log
New York Yankees8371.53917.069165338-4145-30W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers8273.52918.575170737-4145-32W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians7976.51021.573476734-4345-33L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays52104.33349.059082220-5532-49L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels8571.545--84474438-4047-31W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals8274.5263.081979938-4044-34W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins8175.5194.074068543-3838-37L1Game Log
Texas Rangers7878.5007.072067639-4239-36L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox6984.45114.570072737-4131-44L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners6591.41720.068079429-4636-45W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics53103.34032.055682222-5331-50L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos9360.608--68254338-3755-23W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates9362.6001.072260950-3243-30W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals8471.54210.068964941-3642-36W4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies8176.51614.066269739-4042-36L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs7877.50316.067767234-4444-33L2Game Log
New York Mets5798.36837.055067128-4528-54L9Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds8868.564--72062442-3946-29W1Game Log
Houston Astros8669.5551.555555234-4052-29L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7680.48712.070969531-4745-33W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6987.44219.065271733-4836-39W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6591.41723.058066626-4939-42L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6192.39925.563874130-4831-44L1Game Log

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