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Baseball on Sunday, April 08, 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 Sox5Baltimore Orioles1BoxRich Wortham (1-0)Dennis Martinez (0-1)NoneRalph Garr (26.5)
Boston Red Sox7Cleveland Indians6BoxDick Drago (1-0)Victor Cruz (0-1)BOS  F Lynn 2 (3)Toby Harrah (38.0)
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals8BoxPaul Splittorff (1-0)Mark Lemongello (0-1)NoneAmos Otis (41.4)
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Yankees2BoxTommy John (1-0)Lary Sorensen (0-1)NYA  J Spencer (1)Jim Spencer (27.9)
Minnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics1BoxGeoff Zahn (1-0)Mike Norris (0-1)NoneRoy Smalley (15.8)
California Angels7Seattle Mariners5BoxDave LaRoche (1-0)Shane Rawley (0-1)CAL  D Ford 2 (3)  SEA  D Meyer (1)Carney Lansford (25.0)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds7BoxDoug Bair (1-0)John Curtis (0-1)CIN  D Driessen (2), G Foster (1)George Foster (41.0)
Atlanta Braves0Houston Astros2BoxJoe Niekro (1-0)Rick Matula (0-1)NoneJose Cruz (9.1)
San Diego Padres5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxRick Sutcliffe (1-0)Bob Shirley (0-1)LAN  D Lopes (1)Gene Richards (42.0)
Montreal Expos5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxRudy May (1-0)Enrique Romo (0-1)MON  A Dawson (1)  PIT  W Stargell (1)Andre Dawson (50.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles21.667--12110-02-1L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox21.667--14101-11-0W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers21.667--1062-10-0L1Game Log
New York Yankees12.3331.06100-01-2W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians12.3331.010140-11-1L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays03.0002.09260-30-0L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers01.0001.0280-00-1L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers101.000--821-00-0W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins301.0001.01153-00-0W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals301.0001.02690-03-0W3Game Log
Seattle Mariners22.5001.528220-02-2L2Game Log
California Angels22.5001.522282-20-0W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox12.3331.011121-20-0W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics03.0002.05110-00-3L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets201.000--19102-00-0W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals301.0000.51350-02-1L1Game Log
Montreal Expos21.6670.514132-10-0W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates12.3331.513140-01-2L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies03.0002.55130-30-0L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs02.0002.010190-00-2L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros301.000--1010-03-0W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers31.7500.524120-03-1W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants31.7500.528163-10-0L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds13.2502.516280-01-3W1Game Log
San Diego Padres13.2502.512241-30-0L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves03.0003.01100-30-0L3Game Log

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