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Wednesday, August 29,1979

Wednesday, August 29,1979

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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 1979-08-29 Seattle Mariners 4 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Sid Monge Shane Rawley -- 0 2:40
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Seattle Mariners 1 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rick Waits Wayne Twitchell Victor Cruz 6,598 2:16
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 California Angels 1 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jack Morris Dave Frost Aurelio Lopez 19,880 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Milwaukee Brewers 8 Kansas City Royals 18 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Dennis Leonard Jim Slaton -- 22,761 2:29
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Baltimore Orioles 4 Minnesota Twins 0 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Scott McGregor Roger Erickson -- 0 2:14
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Baltimore Orioles 7 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Ford Geoff Zahn Don Stanhouse 11,470 2:47
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 New York Yankees 7 Texas Rangers 5 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Ron Guidry Dave Rajsich Rich Gossage 18,117 2:27
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Oakland Athletics 6 Toronto Blue Jays 4 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Mike Norris Tom Underwood -- 13,071 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bert Blyleven Jerry Reuss Kent Tekulve 32,816 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Houston Astros 3 Montreal Expos 5 box | pbp Stade Olympique Bill Lee Joe Niekro Elias Sosa 25,064 2:15
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Atlanta Braves 5 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Rick Matula Ray Burris Joey McLaughlin 6,602 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Cincinnati Reds 7 Philadelphia Phillies 6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Mario Soto Kevin Saucier Doug Bair 30,133 2:31
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 Chicago Cubs 1 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gaylord Perry Lynn McGlothen -- 12,906 2:12
1979 reg season 1979-08-29 St. Louis Cardinals 5 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park John Fulgham Vida Blue -- 6,099 2:13
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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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.
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 130 86 44 .662 0.0 623 485 138 W3 40-26 46-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 134 80 54 .597 8.0 676 602 74 L1 35-30 45-24 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 129 76 53 .589 9.5 702 561 141 L1 33-33 44-19 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 129 71 58 .550 14.5 583 531 52 W1 31-33 40-25 4 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 132 71 61 .538 16.0 653 628 25 W5 33-36 38-25 5 5 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 133 68 65 .511 19.5 625 653 -28 W2 32-37 36-28 6 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 132 42 90 .318 45.0 493 699 -206 L2 20-49 22-41 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 133 71 62 .534 0.0 718 616 102 L4 32-33 39-29 1 6 12 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 132 70 62 .530 0.5 703 692 11 W1 31-34 39-28 2 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 131 68 63 .519 2.0 636 600 36 L3 33-30 35-33 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 133 63 70 .474 8.0 606 583 23 L1 27-38 36-32 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 130 58 72 .446 11.5 588 621 -33 W1 34-33 23-40 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 134 56 78 .418 15.5 591 684 -93 L2 24-41 32-37 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 134 43 91 .321 28.5 477 719 -242 W2 17-48 26-43 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 Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 132 77 55 .583 0.0 619 536 83 W2 38-27 39-28 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 125 71 54 .568 2.5 542 463 79 W2 28-35 43-19 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 129 70 59 .543 5.5 594 573 21 L1 29-33 41-26 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 130 70 60 .538 6.0 596 554 42 W2 31-31 38-30 4 6 10 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 133 65 68 .489 12.5 560 595 -35 L5 29-37 36-31 5 7 16 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 130 53 77 .408 23.0 493 574 -81 L7 25-38 27-40 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 Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 134 77 57 .575 0.0 624 526 98 W8 36-30 41-27 1 2 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 133 75 58 .564 1.5 480 482 -2 L2 32-35 43-23 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 132 61 71 .462 15.0 613 616 -3 L2 26-42 35-29 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 132 59 73 .447 17.0 585 617 -32 L3 29-41 30-32 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 134 57 77 .425 20.0 496 583 -87 W1 22-45 35-32 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 132 53 79 .402 23.0 559 642 -83 W3 25-44 28-35 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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
John Montague California Angels Hist Traded from Seattle Mariners to California Angels for Jim Anderson (12/5/1979)
1 record(s)