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Baseball on Thursday, July 19, 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
California Angels4Baltimore Orioles3Box G1Dave LaRoche (3-7)Dennis Martinez (12-7)CAL  W Aikens (15)Billy Smith (35.2)
California Angels0Baltimore Orioles3Box G2Mike Flanagan (13-6)Dave Frost (7-6)NoneGary Roenicke (26.4)
Seattle Mariners1Boston Red Sox7BoxDennis Eckersley (10-5)Floyd Bannister (5-8)BOS  B Hobson (13), L Wolfe (3)Larry Wolfe (16.4)
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals1BoxRick Wise (9-5)Dennis Leonard (5-7)NoneDarrell Porter (21.3)
Toronto Blue Jays2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxBill Castro (3-0)Tom Buskey (4-4)MIL  S Lezcano (11), B Oglivie (19)  TOR  O Velez (8)Otto Velez (49.2)
Detroit Tigers8Minnesota Twins3BoxPat Underwood (5-0)Jerry Koosman (11-8)NoneLance Parrish (15.6)
Oakland Athletics2New York Yankees10BoxLuis Tiant (7-4)Mike Morgan (0-5)NYA  R Jackson (17)  OAK  J Newman 2 (18)Reggie Jackson (21.6)
Chicago White Sox9Texas Rangers6Box G1Steve Trout (4-3)Dave Rajsich (0-1)CHA  R Garr (7), L Johnson (8), M May (5)John Ellis (44.4)
Chicago White Sox5Texas Rangers4Box G2Ken Kravec (9-8)Fergie Jenkins (10-6)CHA  R Garr (8), C Lemon (10)  TEX  B Bell (8), P Putnam (11), R Zisk (7)Chet Lemon (22.1)
Atlanta Braves8Chicago Cubs2BoxPhil Niekro (13-11)Dennis Lamp (7-5)ATL  J Burroughs (11)Rowland Office (46.4)
Montreal Expos3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxBurt Hooton (8-7)Dan Schatzeder (4-3)LAN  J Ferguson (12), D Lopes (21), S Yeager (9)  MON  L Parrish (10)Joe Ferguson (12.1)
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates9Box G1Dave Roberts (1-2)Ken Forsch (5-6)HOU  A Howe (5)  PIT  P Garner (4), W Stargell (19)Phil Garner (46.8)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates4Box G2Bruce Kison (6-4)Joe Niekro (13-5)PIT  J Milner (7)John Milner (15.8)
New York Mets1San Diego Padres3BoxRandy Jones (8-6)Kevin Kobel (4-5)SDN  D Winfield (23)Ozzie Smith (9.8)
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants1BoxJohn Curtis (6-5)Dickie Noles (2-2)NoneJoe Strain (10.0)
Cincinnati Reds16St. Louis Cardinals4BoxFred Norman (6-8)Pete Vuckovich (8-7)CIN  R Knight (3)Cesar Geronimo (14.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles6032.652--43335028-2232-10W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5732.6401.548035624-2233-10W5Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5538.5915.546039224-2331-15W6Game Log
New York Yankees5043.53810.541338023-2627-17W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers4545.50014.044943423-2622-19W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians4348.47316.540545118-2825-20W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2965.30932.033348415-3314-32L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels5639.589--52742425-2031-19L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5241.5593.042838822-2230-19L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins4842.5335.546241627-2021-22L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals4448.47810.547150020-2524-23L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4349.46711.543444124-2219-27W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4055.42116.042248915-2625-29L3Game Log
Oakland Athletics2570.26331.03295419-3516-35L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos5036.581--37631519-2431-12L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs4839.5522.540139822-1926-20L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4840.5453.039635527-2121-19W4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5043.5383.541239721-2629-17L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4543.5116.040239117-2427-20L1Game Log
New York Mets3950.43812.534639116-2922-22L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros5442.562--33934923-2631-16L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4946.5164.542038921-2428-22W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants4648.4897.044143022-2824-20W2Game Log
San Diego Padres4453.45410.537541018-3126-22W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4053.43012.542746516-2724-26W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3757.39416.041145614-3523-22W1Game Log

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