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Baseball on Friday, August 03, 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
Texas Rangers8Cleveland Indians3BoxFergie Jenkins (11-8)Rick Wise (11-6)CLE  C Johnson (8)  TEX  P Putnam (14)Richie Zisk (13.9)
Kansas City Royals5Detroit Tigers3Box G1Steve Busby (5-6)Pat Underwood (6-2)DET  S Kemp 2 (18)  KCA  H McRae (5), D Porter (12)Darrell Porter (21.7)
Kansas City Royals3Detroit Tigers4Box G2Aurelio Lopez (6-2)Steve Mingori (2-2)DET  R LeFlore (3), J Wockenfuss (11)  KCA  J Terrell (1)John Wockenfuss (25.6)
Boston Red Sox3Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJim Slaton (11-6)Steve Renko (8-6)BOS  B Hobson (17)  MIL  C Cooper (18), G Thomas 2 (27)Gorman Thomas (22.6)
California Angels1Minnesota Twins4BoxJerry Koosman (12-10)Jim Barr (7-8)MIN  R Smalley (19)Danny Goodwin (9.4)
Baltimore Orioles1New York Yankees0BoxScott McGregor (7-3)Luis Tiant (7-6)BAL  J Lowenstein (11)John Lowenstein (18.3)
Oakland Athletics0Seattle Mariners1BoxFloyd Bannister (6-10)Matt Keough (0-13)SEA  L Roberts (12)Leon Roberts (25.9)
Chicago White Sox8Toronto Blue Jays5BoxSteve Trout (6-4)Balor Moore (2-3)CHA  K Bell (1), L Johnson (9), J Morrison (3)  TOR  R Howell (10)Kevin Bell (37.0)
St. Louis Cardinals2Chicago Cubs4BoxRick Reuschel (10-7)Pete Vuckovich (10-8)CHN  S Dillard (1)Steve Dillard (21.4)
San Diego Padres6Cincinnati Reds4BoxBob Shirley (5-11)Bill Bonham (5-5)CIN  H Cruz (1)Dave Winfield (18.4)
Atlanta Braves1Houston Astros4BoxJ.R. Richard (10-11)Rick Matula (6-8)NoneTerry Puhl (24.5)
San Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxBurt Hooton (10-7)John Curtis (6-7)LAN  D Baker (14), R Cey (20), D Lopes (23)  SFN  D Evans (14)Dusty Baker (26.3)
New York Mets6Montreal Expos10BoxStan Bahnsen (3-1)Dale Murray (4-6)MON  W Cromartie (7), T Perez (10)Andre Dawson (63.5)
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates6Box G1Enrique Romo (7-3)Tug McGraw (3-2)PHI  M Schmidt (38)  PIT  D Parker (18), W Stargell (22)Dave Parker (16.7)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates5Box G2Jim Bibby (8-2)Larry Christenson (2-7)NoneBill Robinson (22.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7334.682--52439134-2339-11W5Game Log
Boston Red Sox6441.6108.056344928-2736-14L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6445.58710.053346428-2636-19W1Game Log
New York Yankees5849.54215.048243226-2932-20L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5352.50519.051150726-3027-22W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5354.49520.048553524-2929-25L2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3276.29641.538655915-4117-35L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels6148.560--58848327-2634-22L2Game Log
Texas Rangers5749.5382.549044023-2434-25W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins5649.5333.052547429-2427-25W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals5453.5056.054956025-2829-25L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4759.44312.548952327-2420-35W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4763.42714.548456021-3426-29W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics3178.28430.037560711-4120-37L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos6043.583--47439323-2737-16W5Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6047.5612.049343130-2230-25W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs5548.5345.046546924-2731-21W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5653.5147.047948825-3331-20L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5351.5107.547345822-2830-24L1Game Log
New York Mets4659.43815.040145920-3425-26L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6347.573--40541625-2838-19W3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5952.5324.551746929-2830-24L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5257.47710.550650826-3226-25L3Game Log
San Diego Padres5061.45013.542846820-3330-28W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4662.42616.050653217-3929-23W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4565.40918.049855418-3527-30L1Game Log

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