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Baseball on Saturday, September 29, 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
Seattle Mariners9Chicago White Sox2BoxFloyd Bannister (10-15)Rich Wortham (14-14)SEA  W Horton (29)Tom Paciorek (13.3)
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians4BoxDan Spillner (9-5)Mike Flanagan (23-9)BAL  B Smith (6)  CLE  C Johnson (19)Cliff Johnson (56.9)
Boston Red Sox8Detroit Tigers5BoxSteve Renko (11-9)Aurelio Lopez (10-5)BOS  C Fisk (10)  DET  A Greene (3), R LeFlore (8), C Summers (20), J Thompson (20)Butch Hobson (33.1)
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals6BoxPaul Splittorff (15-17)Mike Morgan (2-10)NonePete LaCock (33.2)
Milwaukee Brewers11Minnesota Twins8BoxPaul Mitchell (4-7)Paul Hartzell (6-10)MIL  G Thomas (45)Butch Wynegar (24.4)
Toronto Blue Jays4New York Yankees9BoxTommy John (21-9)Phil Huffman (6-18)NYA  R Jackson (29), B Murcer 2 (15), J Spencer (21)Graig Nettles (15.8)
California Angels3Texas Rangers6BoxDave Rajsich (1-3)Dave Frost (16-10)TEX  W Montanez (13)Willie Montanez (22.3)
Atlanta Braves2Cincinnati Reds0BoxLarry McWilliams (3-2)Fred Norman (11-13)NoneJunior Kennedy (11.9)
Houston Astros3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxJ.R. Richard (18-13)Jerry Reuss (7-14)NoneJesus Alou (19.6)
Philadelphia Phillies2Montreal Expos3BoxElias Sosa (8-7)Rawly Eastwick (3-6)NoneTim McCarver (32.5)
Chicago Cubs7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBill Caudill (1-7)Don Robinson (8-8)NoneSteve Ontiveros (37.0)
San Diego Padres5San Francisco Giants6BoxTom Griffin (5-6)Bob Owchinko (5-12)SDN  G Tenace (19)Larry Herndon (37.1)
New York Mets8St. Louis Cardinals7BoxCraig Swan (14-13)Bob Sykes (4-3)NYN  L Mazzilli (15), D Norman (3)  SLN  B Carbo (3), T Kennedy (2)Dan Norman (29.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles10256.646--75257647-3255-24L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers9565.5948.080771743-3652-29W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox9069.56612.584070640-3951-29W4Game Log
New York Yankees8871.55314.572567038-4150-30W7Game Log
Detroit Tigers8376.52219.576573738-4245-34L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians8080.50023.075480034-4646-34W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays53108.32950.561185321-5932-49L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels8774.540--85576338-4249-32L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals8576.5282.084681039-4246-34W3Game Log
Texas Rangers8378.5164.074568739-4244-36W5Game Log
Minnesota Twins8180.5036.075972543-3838-42L6Game Log
Chicago White Sox7385.46212.572474740-4132-45L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners6794.41620.071081431-4936-45W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics53108.32934.056785522-5831-50L6Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates9765.599--77064050-3247-33L1Game Log
Montreal Expos9564.5971.570157939-4056-24W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals8775.53710.072968944-3742-39L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies8379.51214.068171840-4143-38L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs8081.49716.570370235-4545-36W1Game Log
New York Mets6399.38934.058970434-4628-54W5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds9070.562--72963742-3948-31L1Game Log
Houston Astros8873.5472.558058036-4452-29W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7982.49111.573771433-4846-34L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants7190.44119.566974633-4838-42W1Game Log
San Diego Padres6793.41923.059867828-5139-42L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6594.40924.566276131-4934-45W1Game Log

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