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Baseball on Saturday, June 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
Detroit Tigers6Baltimore Orioles8Box G1Tippy Martinez (5-1)John Hiller (3-6)BAL  E Murray (8), B Smith (3)  DET  A Rodriguez (2)Al Bumbry (33.6)
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles6Box G2Sammy Stewart (4-2)Jack Billingham (6-4)BAL  K Garcia (4)Ken Singleton (41.0)
Toronto Blue Jays3Boston Red Sox4BoxDick Drago (6-3)Tom Buskey (3-2)BOS  B Watson (6), C Yastrzemski (13)  TOR  J Mayberry (11)Alvis Woods (36.5)
Kansas City Royals13California Angels4BoxLarry Gura (5-6)Jim Barr (3-3)KCA  A Otis (7)Amos Otis (52.9)
Minnesota Twins6Chicago White Sox1BoxDave Goltz (6-6)Ross Baumgarten (5-5)NoneGlenn Adams (11.6)
Cleveland Indians5New York Yankees6BoxTommy John (11-3)Victor Cruz (0-4)NYA  G Nettles (13)Graig Nettles (46.6)
Texas Rangers8Oakland Athletics5BoxJim Kern (9-1)Bob Lacey (1-5)OAK  M Edwards (1), M Page (6)  TEX  O Gamble (6), D Roberts (1)Tony Armas (56.4)
Milwaukee Brewers3Seattle Mariners8BoxMike Parrott (6-2)Lary Sorensen (9-7)MIL  G Thomas (17)  SEA  B Bochte (9), W Horton (15), D Meyer (10)Willie Horton (28.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves7BoxPhil Niekro (9-9)Jerry Reuss (2-6)LAN  D Baker (10)Gary Matthews (35.4)
San Francisco Giants5Cincinnati Reds2BoxJohn Curtis (3-3)Fred Norman (3-7)CIN  J Bench (7)Mike Ivie (12.7)
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros3BoxTom Dixon (1-1)Rollie Fingers (6-4)NoneDenny Walling (50.8)
Philadelphia Phillies0Montreal Expos3BoxSteve Rogers (7-4)Nino Espinosa (6-7)NoneTony Perez (17.3)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxMike Krukow (4-5)Don Robinson (5-4)CHN  B Buckner (7)Bill Buckner (27.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles4722.681--34626823-1524-7W9Game Log
Boston Red Sox4325.6323.537527615-1528-10W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4031.5638.034430817-2023-11L1Game Log
New York Yankees3833.53510.031029416-2022-13W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians3236.47114.529832414-1918-17L6Game Log
Detroit Tigers3135.47014.533132815-2316-12L5Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2350.31526.026239212-2411-26L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels4231.575--40733821-1621-15L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals3833.5353.038737219-1919-14W2Game Log
Texas Rangers3733.5293.530830317-1820-15W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins3432.5154.532731420-1514-17W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox3237.4648.033233217-1515-22L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners3142.42511.033936912-2019-22W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics2250.30619.52524007-2615-24L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos4024.625--29122814-1926-5W4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals3529.5475.030627612-1922-11W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3430.5316.030126416-1518-15L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs3331.5167.028431816-1717-14W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3534.5077.530329117-2018-14L2Game Log
New York Mets2737.42213.024627911-2315-15L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros4329.597--26926016-1927-10W5Game Log
Cincinnati Reds3634.5146.031730916-1920-15L4Game Log
San Francisco Giants3535.5007.034332917-1818-17W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3240.44411.034034411-2421-16L2Game Log
San Diego Padres3241.43811.528232211-2421-17L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves2644.37116.030736910-2416-20W2Game Log

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