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Wednesday, June 6,1979

Wednesday, June 6,1979

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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 1979-06-06 Kansas City Royals 0 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez Paul Splittorff -- 14,314 2:08
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 Chicago White Sox 8 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park Francisco Barrios Bob Stanley Steve Trout 26,356 2:56
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 Toronto Blue Jays 5 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Jesse Jefferson Dave LaRoche -- 18,835 2:21
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 Texas Rangers 3 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Lary Sorensen Steve Comer -- 15,347 2:01
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 Minnesota Twins 2 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Jerry Koosman -- 34,075 2:15
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 Cleveland Indians 6 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Rick Wise Dave Heaverlo Victor Cruz 1,282 3:04
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 Detroit Tigers 3 Seattle Mariners 4 box | pbp Kingdome Floyd Bannister Jack Morris Byron McLaughlin 6,382 2:13
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 Montreal Expos 12 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Ross Grimsley Phil Niekro -- 5,618 2:35
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 San Diego Padres 0 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Reuschel Randy Jones Bruce Sutter 12,145 2:05
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 New York Mets 5 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Dale Murray Manny Sarmiento Ed Glynn 28,970 2:42
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 Philadelphia Phillies 3 Houston Astros 4 box | pbp Astrodome Joe Sambito Ron Reed Bert Roberge 28,955 2:23
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Enrique Romo Bob Welch Kent Tekulve 16,666 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-06-06 San Francisco Giants 5 St. Louis Cardinals 6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Buddy Schultz Randy Moffitt Mark Littell 19,003 2:45
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 54 33 21 .611 0.0 260 201 59 W1 16-14 17-7 1 1 2 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 52 31 21 .596 1.0 264 211 53 L1 12-12 19-9 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 57 32 25 .561 2.5 263 220 43 W3 14-18 18-7 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 55 30 25 .545 3.5 236 220 16 W1 12-15 18-10 4 8 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 49 25 24 .510 5.5 239 232 7 L1 13-15 12-9 5 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 53 26 27 .491 6.5 224 246 -22 W4 13-15 13-12 6 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 56 14 42 .250 20.0 205 308 -103 W1 8-19 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 56 33 23 .589 0.0 300 247 53 L1 16-13 17-10 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 55 31 24 .564 1.5 288 271 17 L1 14-14 17-10 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 52 29 23 .558 2.0 268 242 26 L1 17-9 12-14 3 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 54 30 24 .556 2.0 242 238 4 L3 13-12 17-12 4 7 10 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 54 26 28 .481 6.0 254 250 4 W1 15-14 11-14 5 11 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 57 22 35 .386 11.5 264 294 -30 W1 6-15 16-20 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 56 18 38 .321 15.0 189 316 -127 L5 7-19 11-19 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 50 31 19 .620 0.0 229 185 44 W1 14-16 17-3 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 50 30 20 .600 1.0 234 193 41 W7 10-12 19-9 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 51 27 24 .529 4.5 242 217 25 W2 11-12 16-12 3 5 13 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 55 29 26 .527 4.5 235 216 19 L1 16-16 13-10 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 50 23 27 .460 8.0 216 253 -37 W1 9-14 14-13 5 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 51 21 30 .412 10.5 208 240 -32 W1 11-19 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 58 34 24 .586 0.0 230 208 22 W1 12-14 22-10 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 56 30 26 .536 3.0 267 254 13 L1 13-13 17-13 2 4 12 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 58 27 31 .466 7.0 270 264 6 L2 9-20 18-11 3 7 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 56 26 30 .464 7.0 262 265 -3 L3 12-17 14-13 4 8 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 58 26 32 .448 8.0 234 264 -30 L1 10-19 16-13 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 55 20 35 .364 12.5 234 302 -68 L1 8-17 12-18 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Scott Fletcher Chicago Cubs Hist Signed out of draft (Georgia Southern)
Dyar Miller Toronto Blue Jays Hist Sold by California Angels to Toronto Blue Jays
Dennis Blair San Diego Padres Hist Traded from Baltimore Orioles to San Diego Padres for Randy Fierbaugh
3 record(s)