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Baseball on Thursday, April 26, 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 Orioles4California Angels2BoxTim Stoddard (1-1)Dave LaRoche (1-2)NoneDon Baylor (28.3)
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals5BoxAl Hrabosky (2-0)Dan Spillner (0-1)CLE  G Alexander (4), B Bonds (3)  KCA  D Porter (2)Gary Alexander (40.8)
Detroit Tigers1Milwaukee Brewers5Box G1Jim Slaton (1-1)Jack Billingham (1-2)MIL  C Cooper (6), B Oglivie (3), G Thomas (2)Cecil Cooper (28.2)
Detroit Tigers5Milwaukee Brewers7Box G2Reggie Cleveland (1-2)Steve Baker (0-2)DET  L Jones (1), J Wockenfuss (2)  MIL  G Thomas (3)Robin Yount (59.7)
Boston Red Sox2Seattle Mariners0BoxBob Stanley (2-1)Paul Mitchell (0-2)NoneRick Burleson (13.7)
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs2BoxJ.R. Richard (4-0)Lynn McGlothen (2-2)CHN  J Martin (1)  HOU  J Richard (1)J.R. Richard (15.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox124.750--90535-27-2W7Game Log
New York Yankees107.5882.563635-35-4L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles118.5792.586794-57-3W8Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers98.5293.581743-76-1W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers67.4624.569662-54-2L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays611.3536.5731044-72-4L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians511.3127.057811-64-5L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers105.667--68483-37-2W1Game Log
California Angels127.6322.0123828-24-5L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins106.6250.579758-32-3W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals98.5292.092951-78-1W4Game Log
Chicago White Sox710.4124.092886-61-4L4Game Log
Oakland Athletics612.3335.559962-54-7W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners514.2637.0801080-55-9L11Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies115.687--73494-47-1W3Game Log
Montreal Expos105.6670.559544-46-1W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals97.5622.065604-54-3W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs77.5003.047541-36-4L1Game Log
New York Mets68.4294.056543-43-4W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates610.3755.067792-54-5W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros135.722--77475-48-1W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds99.5004.084836-43-5L3Game Log
San Francisco Giants910.4744.583924-55-5L4Game Log
San Diego Padres811.4215.5881034-84-3L3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers812.4006.079893-65-6L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves512.2947.572863-62-6L2Game Log

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