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Saturday, June 23,1979

Saturday, June 23,1979

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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 1979-06-23 Detroit Tigers 6 Baltimore Orioles 8 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Tippy Martinez John Hiller -- 0 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Detroit Tigers 5 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Sammy Stewart Jack Billingham -- 45,814 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Dick Drago Tom Buskey -- 34,130 3:15
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Kansas City Royals 13 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Larry Gura Jim Barr Eduardo Rodriguez 41,002 3:16
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Minnesota Twins 6 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Dave Goltz Ross Baumgarten -- 20,797 2:41
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Cleveland Indians 5 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Tommy John Victor Cruz -- 35,818 3:00
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Texas Rangers 8 Oakland Athletics 5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Jim Kern Bob Lacey -- 2,512 3:00
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Milwaukee Brewers 3 Seattle Mariners 8 box | pbp Kingdome Mike Parrott Lary Sorensen -- 16,733 1:54
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 Atlanta Braves 7 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Phil Niekro Jerry Reuss -- 16,347 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 San Francisco Giants 5 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Cinergy Field John Curtis Fred Norman Gary Lavelle 35,293 2:16
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 San Diego Padres 2 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Tom Dixon Rollie Fingers -- 41,429 2:01
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Philadelphia Phillies 0 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Nino Espinosa -- 24,439 1:58
1979 reg season 1979-06-23 Chicago Cubs 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Mike Krukow Don Robinson Bruce Sutter 18,513 2:34
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 69 47 22 .681 0.0 346 268 78 W9 23-15 24-7 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 68 43 25 .632 3.5 375 276 99 W4 15-15 28-10 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 71 40 31 .563 8.0 344 308 36 L1 17-20 23-11 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 71 38 33 .535 10.0 310 294 16 W3 16-20 22-13 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 68 32 36 .471 14.5 298 324 -26 L6 14-19 18-17 5 9 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 66 31 35 .470 14.5 331 328 3 L5 15-23 16-12 6 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 73 23 50 .315 26.0 262 392 -130 L3 12-24 11-26 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 AL West California Angels franchise | log 73 42 31 .575 0.0 407 338 69 L3 21-16 21-15 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 71 38 33 .535 3.0 387 372 15 W2 19-19 19-14 2 6 9 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 70 37 33 .529 3.5 308 303 5 W1 17-18 20-15 3 7 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 66 34 32 .515 4.5 327 314 13 W2 20-15 14-17 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 69 32 37 .464 8.0 332 332 0 L2 17-15 15-22 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 73 31 42 .425 11.0 339 369 -30 W1 12-20 19-22 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 72 22 50 .306 19.5 252 400 -148 L1 7-26 15-24 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 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 64 40 24 .625 0.0 291 228 63 W4 14-19 26-5 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 64 35 29 .547 5.0 306 276 30 W1 12-19 22-11 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 64 34 30 .531 6.0 301 264 37 L1 16-15 18-15 3 4 10 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 64 33 31 .516 7.0 284 318 -34 W1 16-17 17-14 4 5 12 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 69 35 34 .507 7.5 303 291 12 L2 17-20 18-14 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 64 27 37 .422 13.0 246 279 -33 L4 11-23 15-15 6 11 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 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 72 43 29 .597 0.0 269 260 9 W5 16-19 27-10 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 70 36 34 .514 6.0 317 309 8 L4 16-19 20-15 2 6 14 -- Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 70 35 35 .500 7.0 343 329 14 W2 17-18 18-17 3 8 16 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 72 32 40 .444 11.0 340 344 -4 L2 11-24 21-16 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 73 32 41 .438 11.5 282 322 -40 L2 11-24 21-17 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 70 26 44 .371 16.0 307 369 -62 W2 10-24 16-20 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Greg Gagne New York Yankees Hist Signed out of draft (Massachusetts HS)
1 record(s)