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Baseball on Tuesday, August 14, 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
Chicago White Sox1Baltimore Orioles2BoxTippy Martinez (8-2)Ed Farmer (2-4)BAL  E Murray (17)  CHA  J Morrison (5)Eddie Murray (35.4)
Minnesota Twins1Boston Red Sox12BoxDennis Eckersley (16-5)Pete Redfern (6-2)BOS  C Fisk (8), F Lynn 2 (34), C Yastrzemski (19)Fred Lynn (22.7)
Detroit Tigers6California Angels3BoxBruce Robbins (2-1)Don Aase (8-8)DET  L Parrish (16), J Thompson (12)Ron LeFlore (26.9)
Kansas City Royals2Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMike Caldwell (12-5)Dennis Leonard (8-9)KCA  G Brett (14)  MIL  B Oglivie (23), G Thomas (30)Ben Oglivie (20.1)
Texas Rangers5New York Yankees6BoxLuis Tiant (9-6)Jim Kern (10-4)NYA  B Murcer 2 (10)  TEX  B Bell (13)Bobby Murcer (94.0)
Toronto Blue Jays6Oakland Athletics2BoxPhil Huffman (5-13)Craig Minetto (1-4)OAK  D Murphy (8)  TOR  C Kusick (4)Craig Kusick (36.8)
Cleveland Indians7Seattle Mariners4BoxRick Waits (12-10)Odell Jones (3-11)SEA  D Meyer (18)Toby Harrah (36.3)
New York Mets18Atlanta Braves5BoxAndy Hassler (5-6)Tony Brizzolara (6-7)ATL  B Bonnell (10), B Horner 2 (24)  NYN  L Mazzilli (12)Alex Trevino (27.1)
San Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs2BoxJohn Curtis (8-7)Mike Krukow (9-8)NoneGreg Johnston (21.6)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds2BoxTom Hume (7-6)Steve Carlton (11-10)NoneHector Cruz (21.1)
Montreal Expos1Houston Astros2BoxJoaquin Andujar (12-8)Bill Lee (10-10)HOU  J Andujar (1)Joaquin Andujar (18.8)
San Diego Padres1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJohn Candelaria (11-8)John D'Acquisto (8-10)PIT  E Ott (7)Tim Foli (10.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers9St. Louis Cardinals0BoxBurt Hooton (11-8)John Denny (6-10)LAN  D Baker (15), G Thomasson (9)Bill Russell (16.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7739.664--55743435-2542-14W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox7244.6215.064750031-2741-17W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6950.5809.558652731-2838-22W3Game Log
New York Yankees6353.54314.051947526-3037-23W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6158.51317.555259330-3231-26W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers6058.50818.057757528-3432-24W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3881.31940.543761619-4319-38W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels6753.558--64953331-2836-25L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins6255.5303.557653631-2731-28L2Game Log
Kansas City Royals6157.5175.062061028-3233-25L2Game Log
Texas Rangers6059.5046.555551725-3235-27L3Game Log
Chicago White Sox5364.45312.553955831-2722-37L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4971.40818.052161722-3627-35L4Game Log
Oakland Athletics3585.29232.042066414-4421-41L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6850.576--56048834-2534-25W4Game Log
Montreal Expos6351.5533.050843725-3338-18L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6154.5305.553552726-3035-24L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6156.5216.553651427-3033-27L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6060.5009.052254925-3735-23L4Game Log
New York Mets5066.43117.045051023-3526-32W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros7050.583--44344427-3143-19W2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6655.5454.556348930-3036-25W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5762.47912.554655328-3429-28W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5365.44916.056056620-4033-25W1Game Log
San Diego Padres5367.44217.045451921-3832-29L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4773.39223.052160219-4128-32L1Game Log

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