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Tuesday, June 5,1979

Tuesday, June 5,1979

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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 1979-06-05 Minnesota Twins 3 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Paul Hartzell Steve Stone Mike Marshall 11,036 2:18
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 Texas Rangers 3 Boston Red Sox 9 box | pbp Fenway Park Dennis Eckersley Jon Matlack -- 27,670 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 Toronto Blue Jays 0 California Angels 3 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Frank Tanana Tom Underwood -- 18,862 2:03
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Jim Slaton Fred Howard Jerry Augustine 13,713 2:56
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 Kansas City Royals 3 New York Yankees 1 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Larry Gura Luis Tiant -- 24,968 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 Cleveland Indians 12 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Rick Waits Rick Langford -- 1,175 2:17
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 Detroit Tigers 3 Seattle Mariners 1 box | pbp Kingdome Jack Billingham Glenn Abbott John Hiller 6,156 2:07
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 Montreal Expos 1 Atlanta Braves 4 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Rick Matula Scott Sanderson Gene Garber 4,710 2:10
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 San Diego Padres 11 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Eric Rasmussen Dennis Lamp -- 12,675 2:40
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 New York Mets 1 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Cinergy Field Fred Norman Kevin Kobel -- 22,209 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 Philadelphia Phillies 8 Houston Astros 0 box | pbp Astrodome Steve Carlton Rick Williams -- 28,244 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bert Blyleven Don Sutton Kent Tekulve 11,088 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-06-05 San Francisco Giants 4 St. Louis Cardinals 5 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Mark Littell Randy Moffitt -- 25,561 2:26
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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 51 31 20 .608 0.0 259 203 56 W3 12-12 19-8 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 53 32 21 .604 0.0 257 201 56 L1 16-14 16-7 2 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 56 31 25 .554 2.5 259 217 42 W2 14-18 17-7 3 7 10 -- dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 54 29 25 .537 3.5 233 218 15 L1 12-15 17-10 4 8 12 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 48 25 23 .521 4.5 236 228 8 W1 13-14 12-9 5 9 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 52 25 27 .481 6.5 218 242 -24 W3 12-15 13-12 6 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 55 13 42 .236 20.0 200 304 -104 L3 7-19 6-23 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 California Angels franchise | log 55 33 22 .600 0.0 296 242 54 W2 16-13 17-9 1 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 54 31 23 .574 1.5 288 268 20 W1 14-13 17-10 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 51 29 22 .569 2.0 266 239 27 W1 17-8 12-14 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 53 30 23 .566 2.0 239 234 5 L2 13-11 17-12 4 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 53 25 28 .472 7.0 246 245 1 L3 14-14 11-14 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 56 21 35 .375 12.5 260 291 -31 L1 6-15 15-20 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 55 18 37 .327 15.0 185 310 -125 L4 7-19 11-18 7 13 25 -- 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 49 30 19 .612 0.0 217 183 34 L1 13-16 17-3 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 49 29 20 .592 1.0 228 188 40 W6 10-12 18-9 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 54 29 25 .537 3.5 232 212 20 W1 16-15 13-10 3 5 13 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 50 26 24 .520 4.5 237 213 24 W1 11-12 15-12 4 6 15 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 49 22 27 .449 8.0 213 253 -40 L1 9-14 13-13 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 50 20 30 .400 10.5 203 237 -34 L1 10-19 9-12 6 11 22 -- 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 57 33 24 .579 0.0 226 205 21 L1 12-14 21-10 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 55 30 25 .545 2.0 264 249 15 W1 13-13 17-12 2 4 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 57 27 30 .474 6.0 266 259 7 L1 9-19 18-11 3 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 55 26 29 .473 6.0 257 259 -2 L2 12-16 14-13 4 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 57 26 31 .456 7.0 234 261 -27 W1 10-18 16-13 5 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 54 20 34 .370 11.5 232 290 -58 W1 8-17 12-17 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jamie Allen Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Arizona State)
Marty Barrett Boston Red Sox Hist Signed out of draft (Arizona State)
Andy Beene Milwaukee Brewers Hist Signed out of draft (Baylor)
Jeff Bettendorf New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Bud Black Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (San Diego State)
John Bohnet Cleveland Indians Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Bert Bradley Oakland Athletics Hist Signed out of draft (Brigham Young)
Greg Brock Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Wyoming)
Chris Brown San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Bob Buchanan Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Randy Bush Minnesota Twins Hist Signed out of draft (New Orleans)
Nick Capra Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Oklahoma)
Keefe Cato Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Fairfield)
Al Chambers Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Pennsylvania HS)
Ralph Citarella St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed out of draft (Florida Southern)
Don Crow Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Washington State)
Storm Davis Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Jose DeLeon Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft
Carlos Diaz Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Allan Hancock College)
Bill Doran Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Miami)
Tom Dozier St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Bob Fallon Chicago White Sox Hist Signed out of draft (Miami Dade)
Pete Filson New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (Temple)
Ray Fontenot Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (McNeese State)
Ty Gainey Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (South Carolina HS)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ron Gardenhire New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (Texas)
Scott Garrelts San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (Illinois HS)
Mike Gates Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (Pepperdine)
Bob Geren San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Jerry Don Gleaton Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Texas)
Chris Green Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Atlee Hammaker Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (East Tennessee State)
Mike Hart Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Wisconsin)
Steve Howe Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Michigan)
Wallace Johnson Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (Texas HS)
Chris Jones Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (San Diego State)
Jeff Jones Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Iowa)
Pat Keedy California Angels Hist Signed out of draft (Auburn)
Kurt Kepshire Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (New Haven)
Mike Kinnunen Minnesota Twins Hist Signed out of draft (Washington State)
Brad Komminsk Atlanta Braves Hist Signed out of draft (Ohio HS)
Randy Kutcher San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Jody Lansford San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Tim Laudner Minnesota Twins Hist Signed out of draft (Missouri)
Rick Leach Detroit Tigers Hist Signed out of draft (Michigan)
Tim Leary New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (UCLA)
Morris Madden Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed out of draft (Spartanburg Methodist)
Don Mattingly New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (Indiana HS)
Tom McCarthy Boston Red Sox Hist Signed out of draft (Massachusetts HS)
Brad Mills Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (Arizona)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Darrell Miller California Angels Hist Signed out of draft (Cal Poly Pomona)
John Mizerock Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Pennsylvania HS)
Fran Mullins Chicago White Sox Hist Signed out of draft (Santa Clara)
Pete O'Brien Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Nebraska)
Tom O'Malley San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (Pennsylvania HS)
Mike Payne Atlanta Braves Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Jon Perlman Chicago Cubs Hist Signed out of draft (Baylor)
Jay Pettibone Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Chapman)
Jim Presley Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Allan Ramirez Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed out of draft (Rice)
Johnny Ray Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Arkansas)
Larry Ray Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Kentucky Wesleyan College)
Andre Robertson Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed out of draft (Texas)
Mark Ross Houston Astros Hist Signed out of draft (Texas A&M)
Paul Runge Atlanta Braves Hist Signed out of draft (Jacksonville)
Jeff Russell Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed out of draft (Ohio HS)
Mark Salas St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Dave Schmidt Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (UCLA)
Bill Schroeder Milwaukee Brewers Hist Signed out of draft (Clemson)
Donnie Scott Texas Rangers Hist Signed out of draft (Florida HS)
Ricky Seilheimer Chicago White Sox Hist Signed out of draft (Texas HS)
Ron Shepherd Toronto Blue Jays Hist Signed out of draft (Texas HS)
Pat Sheridan Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (Eastern Michigan)
Joel Skinner Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Bob Skube Milwaukee Brewers Hist Signed out of draft (USC)
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Dave Smith New York Mets Hist Signed out of draft (Lamar)
Keith Smith New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Brian Snyder Seattle Mariners Hist Signed out of draft (Clemson)
Ray Soff Chicago Cubs Hist Signed out of draft (Central Michigan)
Jim Steels San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Marc Sullivan Boston Red Sox Hist Signed out of draft (Florida)
Bill Swaggerty Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed out of draft (Stetson)
Mark Thurmond San Diego Padres Hist Signed out of draft (Texas A&M)
Jeff Twitty Kansas City Royals Hist Signed out of draft (South Carolina)
Andy Van Slyke St. Louis Cardinals Hist Signed out of draft (New York HS)
Tim Wallach Montreal Expos Hist Signed out of draft (Cal State Fullerton)
Mike Warren Detroit Tigers Hist Signed out of draft (California HS)
Stefan Wever New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (UC Santa Barbara)
Larry White Cleveland Indians Hist Signed out of draft (San Francisco State)
Frank Williams San Francisco Giants Hist Signed out of draft (Lewis-Clark Idaho)
Ron Wotus Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed out of draft (Connecticut HS)
Floyd Rayford Baltimore Orioles Hist Traded from California Angels to Baltimore Orioles for Larry Harlow
Larry Harlow California Angels Hist Traded from Baltimore Orioles to California Angels for Floyd Rayford
Tony Armas Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Doug DeCinces Baltimore Orioles Hist Activated from Disabled List
Biff Pocoroba Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
96 record(s)