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Sunday, August 26,1979

Sunday, August 26,1979

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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 1979-08-26 Baltimore Orioles 12 Chicago White Sox 7 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Mike Flanagan Steve Trout -- 0 2:48
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Baltimore Orioles 4 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Don Stanhouse Ed Farmer -- 25,605 4:43
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Oakland Athletics 5 Cleveland Indians 7 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Wayne Garland Brian Kingman Sid Monge 9,251 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Seattle Mariners 3 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Aurelio Lopez Byron McLaughlin -- 0 2:47
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Seattle Mariners 8 Detroit Tigers 9 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dave Tobik Randy Stein -- 31,770 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Boston Red Sox 3 Kansas City Royals 6 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Paul Splittorff Steve Renko -- 34,915 2:13
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Milwaukee Brewers 6 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Bill Travers Steve Comer -- 9,076 1:58
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 California Angels 3 Toronto Blue Jays 9 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Butch Edge Nolan Ryan -- 22,619 2:29
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Rick Sutcliffe Silvio Martinez Bobby Castillo 29,461 2:16
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Cincinnati Reds 8 New York Mets 0 box | pbp Shea Stadium Tom Seaver Pete Falcone -- 20,619 2:27
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Houston Astros 4 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Pete Ladd Kevin Saucier Joe Sambito 32,559 2:34
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bruce Kison Bob Shirley -- 13,006 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-08-26 Chicago Cubs 4 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Dennis Lamp John Montefusco Bruce Sutter 17,742 2:43
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 126 83 43 .659 0.0 604 476 128 W3 37-25 46-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 131 79 52 .603 6.5 648 568 80 W3 34-28 45-24 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 127 76 51 .598 7.5 695 551 144 L3 32-32 44-19 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 126 69 57 .548 14.0 567 512 55 L1 29-32 40-25 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 129 68 61 .527 16.5 636 623 13 W2 33-36 35-25 5 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 130 66 64 .508 19.0 613 642 -29 W3 32-37 34-27 6 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 129 41 88 .318 43.5 479 687 -208 W1 20-49 21-39 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 130 71 59 .546 0.0 713 599 114 L1 32-30 39-29 1 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 127 67 60 .528 2.5 627 581 46 W1 33-30 34-30 2 6 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 129 68 61 .527 2.5 669 664 5 W4 31-34 37-27 3 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 130 62 68 .477 9.0 587 567 20 L4 27-38 35-30 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 128 56 72 .438 14.0 578 614 -36 L2 34-33 22-39 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 131 55 76 .420 16.5 580 672 -92 L2 23-39 32-37 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 131 41 90 .313 30.5 465 705 -240 L3 15-47 26-43 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 Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 129 75 54 .581 0.0 609 530 79 W2 36-26 39-28 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 122 69 53 .566 2.5 530 451 79 W1 28-35 41-18 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 126 69 57 .548 4.5 586 564 22 W1 28-31 41-26 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 128 68 60 .531 6.5 589 552 37 L1 29-31 38-30 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 130 65 65 .500 10.5 550 579 -29 L2 29-37 36-28 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 127 53 74 .417 21.0 484 558 -74 L4 25-38 27-37 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 130 74 56 .569 0.0 468 470 -2 W2 31-33 43-23 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 131 74 57 .565 0.5 608 516 92 W5 33-30 41-27 2 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 129 60 69 .465 13.5 607 606 1 W1 26-42 34-27 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 130 59 71 .454 15.0 583 610 -27 L1 29-41 30-30 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 131 55 76 .420 19.5 487 575 -88 L2 22-45 33-31 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 129 50 79 .388 23.5 543 633 -90 L1 22-44 28-35 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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
George Scott New York Yankees Hist Signed contract with Yankees
Jeff Stone Philadelphia Phillies Hist Signed as amateur free agent
2 record(s)