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Tuesday, May 1,1979

Tuesday, May 1,1979

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Games on this date
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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 1979-05-01 New York Yankees 12 California Angels 8 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Tommy John Dave LaRoche -- 38,858 3:46
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Detroit Tigers 5 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Steve Baker Ken Kravec Jack Billingham 16,470 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Milwaukee Brewers 1 Cleveland Indians 3 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Paxton Lary Sorensen Sid Monge 3,583 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Texas Rangers 3 Kansas City Royals 9 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Paul Splittorff Jon Matlack Marty Pattin 20,767 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Boston Red Sox 5 Oakland Athletics 7 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Steve McCatty Bob Stanley Bob Lacey 5,689 2:56
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Baltimore Orioles 3 Seattle Mariners 1 box | pbp Kingdome Dennis Martinez Byron McLaughlin -- 4,015 2:30
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Minnesota Twins 3 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jerry Koosman Jesse Jefferson Mike Marshall 10,155 3:02
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Chicago Cubs 5 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field Ken Holtzman Fred Norman -- 15,378 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 Montreal Expos 7 box | pbp Stade Olympique Bill Lee Bob Welch Elias Sosa 11,621 2:18
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 San Diego Padres 10 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Gaylord Perry Dale Murray Rollie Fingers 5,614 3:09
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 San Francisco Giants 7 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Bob Knepper Nino Espinosa -- 29,048 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Atlanta Braves 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Phil Niekro Kent Tekulve -- 5,122 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-05-01 Houston Astros 6 St. Louis Cardinals 7 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Darold Knowles Joe Sambito -- 6,349 3:09
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 24 15 9 .625 0.0 122 97 25 W3 8-6 7-3 1 2 6 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 21 13 8 .619 0.5 107 78 29 L2 6-6 7-2 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 23 13 10 .565 1.5 115 95 20 L1 7-9 6-1 3 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 22 11 11 .500 3.0 88 88 0 W1 6-7 5-4 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 17 8 9 .471 3.5 85 81 4 W1 3-5 5-4 5 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 21 7 14 .333 6.5 74 116 -42 W1 2-8 5-6 6 13 25 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 23 7 16 .304 7.5 96 138 -42 L2 4-7 3-9 7 14 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 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 21 14 7 .667 0.0 101 91 10 W3 12-4 2-3 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 24 15 9 .625 0.5 146 103 43 L1 8-2 7-7 2 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 20 12 8 .600 1.5 91 78 13 L1 5-6 7-2 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 22 12 10 .545 2.5 134 120 14 W1 1-7 11-3 4 7 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 5.0 108 105 3 L2 6-6 3-6 5 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 6.0 81 130 -49 W2 2-5 7-9 6 11 21 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 24 8 16 .333 7.5 103 131 -28 L2 0-5 8-11 7 12 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 Montreal Expos franchise | log 20 15 5 .750 0.0 101 78 23 W7 4-4 11-1 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 21 14 7 .667 1.5 83 65 18 L1 4-4 10-3 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 21 11 10 .524 4.5 93 82 11 W1 5-7 5-4 3 4 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 18 9 9 .500 5.0 62 70 -8 W2 3-5 6-4 4 5 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 19 8 11 .421 6.5 75 81 -6 L1 3-4 5-7 5 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 19 7 12 .368 7.5 87 98 -11 L1 2-5 5-7 6 12 23 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
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 22 15 7 .682 0.0 103 77 26 L1 7-6 8-1 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 22 11 11 .500 4.0 95 104 -9 L1 6-4 5-7 2 6 12 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 24 10 14 .417 6.0 109 118 -9 W1 6-11 4-3 3 8 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 24 10 14 .417 6.0 108 123 -15 W1 5-9 5-5 4 9 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 25 10 15 .400 6.5 100 114 -14 L3 5-9 5-6 5 10 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 21 8 13 .381 6.5 92 98 -6 W1 4-6 4-7 6 11 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Mark Fidrych Detroit Tigers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Jon Matlack Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)