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Baseball on Saturday, July 28, 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
Minnesota Twins0California Angels5BoxDon Aase (8-7)Jerry Koosman (11-10)NoneDon Baylor (24.4)
Cleveland Indians10Chicago White Sox5BoxMike Paxton (7-5)Steve Trout (5-4)CHA  M May (6)Ron Pruitt (20.8)
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals6BoxRich Gale (8-8)Dennis Martinez (13-8)KCA  G Brett (13)George Brett (25.7)
New York Yankees2Milwaukee Brewers9BoxLary Sorensen (12-10)Luis Tiant (7-5)NoneCecil Cooper (29.2)
Seattle Mariners5Oakland Athletics6BoxDave Hamilton (3-4)Odell Jones (3-10)NoneWayne Gross (25.3)
Boston Red Sox1Texas Rangers0BoxDennis Eckersley (12-5)Fergie Jenkins (10-8)NoneJim Dwyer (14.2)
Detroit Tigers0Toronto Blue Jays3BoxDave Lemanczyk (8-8)Bruce Robbins (0-1)NoneRick Cerone (19.5)
Cincinnati Reds8Atlanta Braves6Box G1Bill Bonham (5-4)Tony Brizzolara (5-6)ATL  G Matthews 2 (22), J Royster (2)Johnny Bench (20.1)
Cincinnati Reds5Atlanta Braves8Box G2Mickey Mahler (3-9)Frank Pastore (1-5)ATL  B Horner (19)Darrel Chaney (14.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Houston Astros5BoxKen Forsch (7-6)Jerry Reuss (3-9)NoneDerrel Thomas (17.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Montreal Expos3BoxJim Bibby (7-2)Dan Schatzeder (5-4)MON  L Parrish (13)  PIT  D Parker (17)Dave Parker (15.6)
Chicago Cubs4New York Mets6BoxPete Falcone (2-7)Ken Holtzman (6-8)CHN  D Kingman 3 (35)  NYN  L Mazzilli (10), J Stearns (6)Dave Kingman (21.4)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxMark Littell (7-3)Ron Reed (6-6)PHI  G Luzinski (11)Garry Maddox (33.5)
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres4BoxRollie Fingers (9-7)Pedro Borbon (5-4)SFN  D Evans (13)Darrell Evans (44.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles6834.667--50137929-2339-11L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox6137.6225.052541725-2336-14W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6241.6026.551443228-2634-15W2Game Log
New York Yankees5547.53913.045642023-2832-19L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers5049.50516.548747624-2826-21L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4952.48518.544949923-2926-23W6Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3271.31136.536952715-3817-33W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels5945.567--56446027-2532-20W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5446.5403.051345528-2126-25L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5447.5353.546142222-2432-23L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals5051.4957.551853924-2726-24W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4655.45511.546948626-2420-31L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners4461.41915.546654419-3225-29L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics2876.26931.036460011-4017-36W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos5442.562--43436723-2731-15L3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates5644.5602.046240730-2126-23W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs5443.5570.544744124-2230-21L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5047.5154.544942919-2430-24W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5249.5154.544445423-3029-19L5Game Log
New York Mets4355.43912.037242319-3223-24W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros5946.562--38639625-2834-18W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5650.5283.547944328-2828-22L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5054.4818.548348424-2926-25L1Game Log
San Diego Padres4858.45311.540444518-3130-27W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4459.42714.047650016-3628-23L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4362.41016.047852518-3425-28W1Game Log

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