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Wednesday, September 26,1979

Wednesday, September 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 1979-09-26 Detroit Tigers 2 Baltimore Orioles 13 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Scott McGregor Mike Chris -- 17,205 2:27
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 Toronto Blue Jays 4 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Chuck Rainey Balor Moore Dick Drago 18,010 2:10
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 Kansas City Royals 4 California Angels 0 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dennis Leonard Dave LaRoche -- 40,565 2:20
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 Seattle Mariners 8 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Mike Parrott Moose Haas -- 8,116 2:36
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 Chicago White Sox 6 Minnesota Twins 5 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Ed Farmer Mike Marshall -- 4,458 3:08
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 Cleveland Indians 3 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Mike Paxton -- 16,354 2:25
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 Oakland Athletics 2 Texas Rangers 5 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Comer Rick Langford -- 6,369 1:56
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 Houston Astros 4 Atlanta Braves 9 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Phil Niekro Joe Niekro -- 2,248 2:34
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 New York Mets 8 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Tom Hausman Donnie Moore -- 5,827 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 San Diego Padres 3 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Seaver Randy Jones Tom Hume 21,146 2:21
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Philadelphia Phillies 11 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Carlton Silvio Martinez -- 18,458 2:07
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 Montreal Expos 1 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bruce Kison Steve Rogers -- 42,043 3:00
1979 reg season 1979-09-26 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 San Francisco Giants 4 box | pbp Candlestick Park Dave Patterson Tom Griffin Lerrin LaGrow 10,791 3:05
13 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.
  • 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.
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 156 101 55 .647 0.0 737 566 171 W1 46-31 55-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 157 92 65 .586 9.5 779 702 77 L1 41-36 51-29 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 156 87 69 .558 14.0 819 692 127 W1 38-39 50-29 3 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 156 85 71 .545 16.0 704 661 43 W4 38-41 47-30 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 157 83 74 .529 18.5 756 722 34 L1 38-42 45-32 5 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 157 79 78 .503 22.5 742 780 -38 L3 34-45 45-33 6 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 158 53 105 .335 49.0 599 831 -232 L1 21-56 32-49 7 13 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 159 87 72 .547 0.0 852 752 100 L1 38-40 49-32 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 159 83 76 .522 4.0 827 807 20 W1 39-42 44-34 2 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 158 81 77 .513 5.5 748 700 48 L3 43-38 38-39 3 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 158 80 78 .506 6.5 730 681 49 W2 39-42 41-36 4 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 155 71 84 .458 14.0 715 735 -20 W2 39-41 31-44 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 158 66 92 .418 20.5 694 802 -108 W1 30-47 36-45 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 158 53 105 .335 33.5 561 832 -271 L3 22-55 31-50 7 14 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 159 96 63 .604 0.0 753 623 130 W2 50-32 46-31 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 157 94 63 .599 1.0 696 574 122 L2 39-40 55-23 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 158 86 72 .544 9.5 705 663 42 L1 43-37 42-36 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 160 82 78 .513 14.5 676 713 -37 W1 39-40 43-38 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 159 79 80 .497 17.0 695 690 5 L2 34-44 45-36 5 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 159 60 99 .377 36.0 568 689 -121 W2 31-46 28-54 6 12 24 -- 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 158 89 69 .563 0.0 726 635 91 W1 42-39 47-30 1 3 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 159 87 72 .547 2.5 572 574 -2 L1 35-43 52-29 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 158 78 80 .494 11.0 728 701 27 W3 33-47 45-33 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 158 69 89 .437 20.0 658 736 -78 L2 33-48 36-41 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 158 66 92 .418 23.0 591 672 -81 L1 27-50 39-42 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 157 64 93 .408 24.5 660 758 -98 W1 30-48 34-45 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)