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Thursday, June 28,1979

Thursday, June 28,1979

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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 1979-06-28 Cleveland Indians 6 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Rick Wise Dennis Martinez Sid Monge 11,795 3:07
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 Boston Red Sox 3 Detroit Tigers 6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jack Billingham Steve Renko Aurelio Lopez 32,755 2:22
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 Oakland Athletics 6 Kansas City Royals 7 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Al Hrabosky Dave Heaverlo -- 22,307 2:28
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 Milwaukee Brewers 6 Minnesota Twins 5 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Bill Castro Mike Marshall -- 22,224 3:11
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 Chicago White Sox 2 Seattle Mariners 1 box | pbp Kingdome Ross Baumgarten Mike Parrott Steve Trout 7,687 2:13
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 California Angels 4 Texas Rangers 14 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Fergie Jenkins Jim Barr -- 29,101 2:24
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 New York Yankees 5 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Ron Davis Mark Lemongello -- 39,347 2:37
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 Cincinnati Reds 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Tom Hume Burt Hooton Doug Bair 38,873 2:03
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 New York Mets 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Neil Allen Jim Bibby Ed Glynn 10,137 3:24
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 Atlanta Braves 5 San Diego Padres 6 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium John D'Acquisto Tony Brizzolara Rollie Fingers 11,148 2:32
1979 reg season 1979-06-28 Houston Astros 6 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Rick Williams John Curtis Randy Niemann 15,624 2:48
11 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 74 50 24 .676 0.0 363 286 77 L1 23-15 27-9 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 72 45 27 .625 4.0 393 293 100 L1 16-17 29-10 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 75 43 32 .573 7.5 373 333 40 W2 20-21 23-11 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 75 41 34 .547 9.5 335 304 31 W2 18-21 23-13 4 6 8 -- dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 70 34 36 .486 14.0 350 342 8 W1 16-23 18-13 5 9 17 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 73 33 40 .452 16.5 312 345 -33 W1 15-23 18-17 6 10 18 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 77 24 53 .312 27.5 274 417 -143 L2 12-25 12-28 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 Kansas City Royals franchise | log 75 42 33 .560 0.0 416 389 27 W6 20-19 22-14 1 5 7 Yes dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 75 42 33 .560 0.0 340 313 27 W6 19-18 23-15 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1979 AL West California Angels franchise | log 77 42 35 .545 1.0 416 363 53 L7 21-19 21-16 3 7 9 -- Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 71 37 34 .521 3.0 359 340 19 L2 22-15 15-19 4 8 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 74 33 41 .446 8.5 343 351 -8 W1 18-17 15-24 5 11 19 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 77 33 44 .429 10.0 351 383 -32 L1 12-20 21-24 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 77 22 55 .286 21.0 270 436 -166 L6 7-29 15-26 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 68 42 26 .618 0.0 306 243 63 L1 16-20 26-6 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 68 36 32 .529 6.0 311 329 -18 W1 17-17 19-15 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 68 36 32 .529 6.0 318 295 23 W1 12-19 23-14 3 3 11 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 70 36 34 .514 7.0 322 290 32 L2 18-16 18-18 4 6 14 -- Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 73 37 36 .507 7.5 319 315 4 L1 19-22 18-14 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 70 31 39 .443 12.0 273 302 -29 W2 14-23 16-17 6 10 21 -- 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 78 47 31 .603 0.0 293 279 14 W1 17-20 30-11 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 76 40 36 .526 6.0 343 329 14 W2 19-21 21-15 2 5 12 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 75 37 38 .493 8.5 368 357 11 L1 17-19 20-19 3 8 16 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 79 35 44 .443 12.5 301 342 -41 W1 12-26 23-18 4 9 20 -- dnq
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 77 33 44 .429 13.5 349 367 -18 L3 11-25 22-19 5 11 23 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 76 29 47 .382 17.0 333 388 -55 L1 12-27 17-20 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
Ken Henderson Chicago Cubs Hist Sold by Cincinnati Reds to Chicago Cubs
Hector Cruz Cincinnati Reds Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants to Cincinnati Reds for Pedro Borbon
Pedro Borbon San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Cincinnati Reds to San Francisco Giants for Hector Cruz
Bill Madlock Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Len Randle and Dave Roberts to Pittsburgh Pirates for Eddie Whitson, Fred Breining and Al Holland
Len Randle Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Bill Madlock and Dave Roberts to Pittsburgh Pirates for Eddie Whitson, Fred Breining and Al Holland
Dave Roberts Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Bill Madlock and Len Randle to Pittsburgh Pirates for Eddie Whitson, Fred Breining and Al Holland
Eddie Whitson San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates with Fred Breining and Al Holland to San Francisco Giants for Bill Madlock, Len Randle and Dave Roberts
Fred Breining San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates with Eddie Whitson and Al Holland to San Francisco Giants for Bill Madlock, Len Randle and Dave Roberts
Al Holland San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Pittsburgh Pirates with Eddie Whitson and Fred Breining to San Francisco Giants for Bill Madlock, Len Randle and Dave Roberts
Jim Essian Oakland Athletics Hist Activated from Disabled List
Steve Mura San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
Lou Whitaker Detroit Tigers Hist Activated from Disabled List
12 record(s)