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Saturday, September 29,1979

Saturday, September 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 1979-09-29 Seattle Mariners 9 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Floyd Bannister Rich Wortham Shane Rawley 20,481 2:45
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 Baltimore Orioles 1 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dan Spillner Mike Flanagan Sid Monge 16,590 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 Boston Red Sox 8 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Steve Renko Aurelio Lopez Dick Drago 19,907 2:42
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 Oakland Athletics 2 Kansas City Royals 6 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Paul Splittorff Mike Morgan Renie Martin 24,856 2:24
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 Milwaukee Brewers 11 Minnesota Twins 8 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Paul Mitchell Paul Hartzell Bob McClure 8,658 2:46
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 Toronto Blue Jays 4 New York Yankees 9 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Tommy John Phil Huffman -- 30,016 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 California Angels 3 Texas Rangers 6 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dave Rajsich Dave Frost Jim Kern 19,167 2:29
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 Atlanta Braves 2 Cincinnati Reds 0 box | pbp Cinergy Field Larry McWilliams Fred Norman Gene Garber 36,466 2:16
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 Houston Astros 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 box | pbp Dodger Stadium J.R. Richard Jerry Reuss Joe Sambito 20,647 2:24
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Montreal Expos 3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Elias Sosa Rawly Eastwick -- 50,332 2:30
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 Chicago Cubs 7 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bill Caudill Don Robinson -- 25,734 4:13
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 San Diego Padres 5 San Francisco Giants 6 box | pbp Candlestick Park Tom Griffin Bob Owchinko Gary Lavelle 4,721 2:58
1979 reg season 1979-09-29 New York Mets 8 St. Louis Cardinals 7 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Craig Swan Bob Sykes Neil Allen 9,001 2:14
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 158 102 56 .646 0.0 752 576 176 L1 47-32 55-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 160 95 65 .594 8.0 807 717 90 W3 43-36 52-29 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 159 90 69 .566 12.5 840 706 134 W4 40-39 51-29 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 159 88 71 .553 14.5 725 670 55 W7 38-41 50-30 4 4 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 159 83 76 .522 19.5 765 737 28 L3 38-42 45-34 5 7 12 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 160 80 80 .500 23.0 754 800 -46 W1 34-46 46-34 6 10 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 161 53 108 .329 50.5 611 853 -242 L4 21-59 32-49 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 161 87 74 .540 0.0 855 763 92 L3 38-42 49-32 1 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 161 85 76 .528 2.0 846 810 36 W3 39-42 46-34 2 6 11 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 161 83 78 .516 4.0 745 687 58 W5 39-42 44-36 3 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 161 81 80 .503 6.0 759 725 34 L6 43-38 38-42 4 9 15 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 158 73 85 .462 12.5 724 747 -23 L1 40-41 32-45 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 161 67 94 .416 20.0 710 814 -104 W1 31-49 36-45 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 161 53 108 .329 34.0 567 855 -288 L6 22-58 31-50 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 162 97 65 .599 0.0 770 640 130 L1 50-32 47-33 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 159 95 64 .597 0.5 701 579 122 W1 39-40 56-24 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 162 87 75 .537 10.0 729 689 40 L3 44-37 42-39 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 162 83 79 .512 14.0 681 718 -37 L1 40-41 43-38 4 6 14 -- dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 161 80 81 .497 16.5 703 702 1 W1 35-45 45-36 5 7 17 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 162 63 99 .389 34.0 589 704 -115 W5 34-46 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 160 90 70 .563 0.0 729 637 92 L1 42-39 48-31 1 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 161 88 73 .547 2.5 580 580 0 W1 36-44 52-29 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 161 79 82 .491 11.5 737 714 23 L1 33-48 46-34 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 161 71 90 .441 19.5 669 746 -77 W1 33-48 38-42 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 160 67 93 .419 23.0 598 678 -80 L1 28-51 39-42 5 10 21 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 159 65 94 .409 24.5 662 761 -99 W1 31-49 34-45 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)