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Wednesday, April 11,1979

Wednesday, April 11,1979

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 New York Yankees 5 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Don Stanhouse Rich Gossage -- 16,249 2:49
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 Minnesota Twins 2 California Angels 11 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Dave Goltz -- 21,633 2:44
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 Detroit Tigers 3 Kansas City Royals 10 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Eduardo Rodriguez Bruce Taylor -- 14,833 2:31
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 Oakland Athletics 14 Seattle Mariners 7 box | pbp Kingdome Jim Todd Rick Honeycutt -- 6,232 3:33
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 Cleveland Indians 0 Texas Rangers 4 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Comer Eric Wilkins -- 12,784 2:10
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 Cincinnati Reds 9 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Tom Hume Eddie Solomon Frank Pastore 3,021 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 Houston Astros 10 box | pbp Astrodome Ken Forsch Don Sutton -- 15,964 2:29
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 Montreal Expos 3 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Elias Sosa Skip Lockwood Stan Bahnsen 5,980 3:10
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Philadelphia Phillies 5 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Carlton Bert Blyleven -- 26,281 2:06
1979 reg season 1979-04-11 San Diego Padres 4 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Randy Jones John Montefusco Rollie Fingers 17,778 2:36
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 4 3 1 .750 0.0 13 6 7 W1 2-1 1-0 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 5 3 2 .600 0.5 24 23 1 W1 0-0 3-2 2 5 9 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 4 2 2 .500 1.0 14 13 1 L1 1-2 1-0 3 7 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 5 2 3 .400 1.5 18 22 -4 L1 1-1 1-2 4 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 3 1 2 .333 1.5 12 21 -9 L1 1-1 0-1 5 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 4 1 3 .250 2.0 19 28 -9 W1 1-3 0-0 6 12 21 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 5 1 4 .200 2.5 10 23 -13 L3 0-3 1-1 7 13 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 3 3 0 1.000 0.0 17 2 15 W3 1-0 2-0 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 5 4 1 .800 0.0 39 19 20 W1 0-0 4-1 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 5 4 1 .800 0.0 21 17 4 L1 4-1 0-0 3 2 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 7 4 3 .571 1.0 44 39 5 L1 0-0 4-3 4 6 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 6 3 3 .500 1.5 34 38 -4 W1 2-2 1-1 5 8 12 -- Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 4 1 3 .250 2.5 13 22 -9 L1 1-2 0-1 6 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 6 1 5 .167 3.5 22 27 -5 W1 1-2 0-3 7 14 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 4 4 0 1.000 0.0 20 5 15 W1 0-0 3-1 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 5 4 1 .800 0.5 20 17 3 W3 4-1 0-0 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 4 2 2 .500 2.0 23 16 7 L2 2-0 0-2 3 6 13 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 5 2 3 .400 2.5 17 20 -3 W2 0-3 2-0 4 8 17 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 5 1 4 .200 3.5 20 26 -6 L3 0-2 1-2 5 10 22 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 3 0 3 .000 3.5 10 26 -16 L3 0-1 0-2 6 12 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 6 5 1 .833 0.0 23 7 16 W2 0-0 5-1 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 6 4 2 .667 1.0 33 22 11 L1 3-1 1-1 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 7 4 3 .571 1.5 30 25 5 L2 1-2 3-1 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 7 3 4 .429 2.5 38 43 -5 W1 2-1 1-3 4 7 15 -- Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 6 2 4 .333 3.0 18 29 -11 W1 2-4 0-0 5 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 6 1 5 .167 4.0 16 32 -16 L1 0-3 1-2 6 11 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Tom Buskey Toronto Blue Jays Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)