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Baseball on Saturday, September 15, 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
Boston Red Sox10Baltimore Orioles2BoxSteve Renko (10-8)Dennis Martinez (15-14)BOS  B Watson (16)Jim Rice (16.0)
Oakland Athletics0Chicago White Sox3BoxSteve Trout (9-8)Rick Langford (12-14)NoneClaudell Washington (14.3)
Seattle Mariners4Kansas City Royals5BoxAl Hrabosky (9-4)Byron McLaughlin (6-6)KCA  G Brett (21)Willie Wilson (37.3)
California Angels2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxMoose Haas (11-9)Nolan Ryan (15-12)MIL  D Davis (12), G Thomas (41)Gorman Thomas (21.4)
Detroit Tigers4New York Yankees3Box G1Jack Morris (14-7)Tommy John (18-9)NYA  J Spencer (18)Alan Trammell (22.3)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees7Box G2Ron Davis (12-2)Mike Chris (3-2)DET  J Morales (14)  NYA  G Nettles (19)Willie Randolph (16.0)
Minnesota Twins11Texas Rangers4BoxGeoff Zahn (12-6)Doyle Alexander (4-7)TEX  R Zisk (17)Roy Smalley (21.2)
Cleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxBalor Moore (4-6)Len Barker (6-5)NoneLuis Gomez (27.5)
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxMario Soto (3-2)Joe Beckwith (1-2)CIN  D Collins (3), D Driessen (18)  LAN  D Baker (22)Dan Driessen (47.8)
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos2Box G1Elias Sosa (7-7)Will McEnaney (0-3)SLN  K Reitz (7)Ken Reitz (23.0)
St. Louis Cardinals4Montreal Expos1Box G2John Fulgham (9-5)Rudy May (9-3)SLN  G Templeton (8)Garry Templeton (16.9)
Chicago Cubs1Philadelphia Phillies8BoxDan Larson (1-0)Lynn McGlothen (11-13)NoneKeith Moreland (16.2)
New York Mets4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDave Roberts (5-3)Ed Glynn (1-4)NoneLee Mazzilli (34.8)
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres1BoxRick Matula (8-9)Juan Eichelberger (0-1)ATL  D Murphy (21)  SDN  G Tenace (18)Dale Murphy (19.1)
Houston Astros3San Francisco Giants5BoxPedro Borbon (6-5)Joaquin Andujar (12-12)NoneDarrell Evans (44.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles9650.658--68953144-2952-21L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers8662.58111.073065838-3648-26W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox8164.55914.577264835-3647-27W1Game Log
New York Yankees8065.55215.565960335-3645-29W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7869.53118.572368435-3943-30L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians7473.50322.569373932-4142-32L4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4899.32748.555377720-5528-44W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels8167.547--80870536-3745-30L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals7870.5273.076776036-3942-31W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins7672.5145.070565939-3537-37W1Game Log
Texas Rangers7475.4977.568964835-4039-35L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox6581.44515.067169736-3928-43W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners6287.41619.564375128-4634-41L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics5297.34929.553477622-5230-45L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos8656.606--63251132-3654-20L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates8858.6032.069058545-2943-29W4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7867.5389.565061337-3540-33W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies7573.50714.061764837-4038-33W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs7472.50714.066064731-4143-31L1Game Log
New York Mets5689.38631.553263627-4528-45L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds8464.568--69259938-3546-29W1Game Log
Houston Astros8265.5581.553352933-3849-27L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7177.48013.067067130-4541-32L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6584.43619.563469032-4533-39W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6287.41622.555464026-4936-38L4Game Log
Atlanta Braves5988.40124.561571029-4530-43W3Game Log

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