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Sunday, August 19,1979

Sunday, August 19,1979

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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 1979-08-19 Kansas City Royals 11 Baltimore Orioles 7 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Steve Busby Don Stanhouse -- 32,058 3:49
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 Chicago White Sox 3 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Rich Wortham Dennis Eckersley Ed Farmer 33,475 2:29
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 Toronto Blue Jays 2 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Don Aase Balor Moore -- 23,814 2:32
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 Texas Rangers 3 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Mike Caldwell Sparky Lyle -- 37,376 2:15
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 Minnesota Twins 3 New York Yankees 4 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Darrell Jackson Rich Gossage 47,723 2:16
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 Cleveland Indians 2 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Mike Norris Rick Waits -- 2,317 2:12
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 Detroit Tigers 4 Seattle Mariners 8 box | pbp Kingdome Floyd Bannister Bruce Robbins -- 7,262 2:50
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 San Diego Padres 1 Chicago Cubs 3 box | pbp Wrigley Field Rick Reuschel Randy Jones Bruce Sutter 31,750 2:19
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 New York Mets 5 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Cinergy Field Doug Bair Dale Murray Tom Hume 34,765 2:29
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 Philadelphia Phillies 3 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Steve Carlton Joaquin Andujar -- 30,631 2:21
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 Atlanta Braves 1 Montreal Expos 5 box | pbp Stade Olympique Bill Lee Tony Brizzolara Stan Bahnsen 34,880 2:07
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Kent Tekulve Burt Hooton -- 28,382 2:03
1979 reg season 1979-08-19 San Francisco Giants 0 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II John Denny John Curtis Mark Littell 42,622 2:26
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 121 79 42 .653 0.0 578 459 119 L1 35-25 44-17 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 121 75 46 .620 4.0 674 519 155 L1 31-27 44-19 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 124 73 51 .589 7.5 608 544 64 W1 31-28 42-23 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 121 66 55 .545 13.0 535 494 41 W2 26-30 40-25 4 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 122 63 59 .516 16.5 603 590 13 L1 31-35 32-24 5 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 123 61 62 .496 19.0 560 608 -48 L4 30-36 31-26 6 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 123 39 84 .317 41.0 451 635 -184 L2 20-46 19-38 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 124 69 55 .556 0.0 666 552 114 W2 31-28 38-27 1 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 122 64 58 .525 4.0 597 557 40 L2 33-30 31-28 2 6 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 123 64 59 .520 4.5 649 635 14 W1 31-34 33-25 3 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 124 61 63 .492 8.0 570 537 33 L1 26-36 35-27 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 122 55 67 .451 13.0 554 578 -24 W1 33-30 22-37 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 124 51 73 .411 18.0 538 639 -101 W1 22-36 29-37 6 12 23 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 124 39 85 .315 30.0 435 671 -236 W4 14-44 25-41 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 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 123 71 52 .577 0.0 579 505 74 W1 34-25 37-27 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 118 67 51 .568 1.5 519 439 80 W4 26-33 41-18 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 120 66 54 .550 3.5 570 545 25 W5 26-30 40-24 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 122 64 58 .525 6.5 555 528 27 W3 27-30 36-29 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 124 64 60 .516 7.5 534 555 -21 W4 29-37 35-23 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 121 52 69 .430 18.0 473 530 -57 L3 25-38 26-32 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 124 70 54 .565 0.0 447 456 -9 L4 27-31 43-23 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 125 69 56 .552 1.5 579 503 76 W3 30-30 39-26 2 4 8 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 123 57 66 .463 12.5 582 582 0 L1 24-41 33-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 124 57 67 .460 13.0 559 585 -26 L5 28-39 29-28 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 125 53 72 .424 17.5 468 544 -76 L6 21-43 32-29 5 11 22 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 125 47 78 .376 23.5 529 622 -93 L6 19-44 28-34 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)
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Wayne Twitchell Seattle Mariners Hist Sold by New York Mets to Seattle Mariners
1 record(s)