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Wednesday, August 22,1979

Wednesday, August 22,1979

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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 1979-08-22 Cleveland Indians 13 California Angels 3 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dan Spillner Nolan Ryan -- 30,625 2:29
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 New York Yankees 1 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Larry Gura Jim Beattie -- 34,400 2:32
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 Chicago White Sox 4 Milwaukee Brewers 3 box | pbp County Stadium Ed Farmer Moose Haas -- 18,401 2:47
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 Boston Red Sox 9 Minnesota Twins 4 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Bob Stanley Dave Goltz -- 24,356 1:59
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 Detroit Tigers 3 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Milt Wilcox Steve McCatty Aurelio Lopez 2,609 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Seattle Mariners 6 box | pbp Kingdome Rick Honeycutt Dave Stieb -- 7,365 2:11
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 Chicago Cubs 2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Charlie Hough Mike Krukow Bobby Castillo 31,249 2:38
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 Montreal Expos 2 Cincinnati Reds 7 box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike LaCoss Steve Rogers -- 28,382 2:55
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 Houston Astros 3 New York Mets 1 box | pbp Shea Stadium J.R. Richard Kevin Kobel -- 10,477 2:13
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 Atlanta Braves 4 Philadelphia Phillies 3 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Eddie Solomon Larry Christenson Gene Garber 30,349 2:39
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 San Francisco Giants 6 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Kent Tekulve Gary Lavelle -- 19,768 2:31
1979 reg season 1979-08-22 San Diego Padres 5 St. Louis Cardinals 8 box | pbp Busch Stadium II John Fulgham Bob Owchinko -- 13,668 2:47
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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.
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 123 80 43 .650 0.0 582 461 121 L1 35-25 45-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1979 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 124 76 48 .613 4.5 690 540 150 W1 32-29 44-19 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 128 76 52 .594 6.5 628 558 70 L1 31-28 45-24 3 3 3 Yes dnq
1979 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 124 68 56 .548 12.5 559 503 56 L1 28-31 40-25 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1979 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 125 65 60 .520 16.0 614 602 12 W1 33-36 32-24 5 7 13 -- dnq
1979 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 126 63 63 .500 18.5 590 624 -34 W2 32-37 31-26 6 9 16 -- dnq
1979 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 126 39 87 .310 42.5 462 656 -194 L5 20-49 19-38 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 127 70 57 .551 0.0 682 582 100 L2 31-28 39-29 1 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1979 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 125 66 59 .528 3.0 618 573 45 L1 33-30 33-29 2 6 12 -- dnq
1979 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 126 65 61 .516 4.5 658 659 -1 W1 31-34 34-27 3 8 14 -- dnq
1979 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 126 62 64 .492 7.5 572 541 31 W1 27-37 35-27 4 10 17 -- dnq
1979 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 126 56 70 .444 13.5 568 598 -30 W1 34-33 22-37 5 11 20 -- dnq
1979 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 127 54 73 .425 16.0 559 650 -91 W4 22-36 32-37 6 12 22 -- dnq
1979 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 127 40 87 .315 30.0 447 682 -235 L1 14-44 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 126 73 53 .579 0.0 594 522 72 W1 34-25 39-28 1 1 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1979 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 121 68 53 .562 2.5 528 451 77 L2 27-35 41-18 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1979 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 123 67 56 .545 4.5 576 557 19 L2 26-30 41-26 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1979 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 125 66 59 .528 6.5 571 539 32 W1 27-30 38-30 4 6 11 -- dnq
1979 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 127 64 63 .504 9.5 543 569 -26 L3 29-37 35-26 5 7 15 -- dnq
1979 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 124 53 71 .427 19.0 480 541 -61 L1 25-38 27-34 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 127 72 55 .567 0.0 458 463 -5 W1 29-32 43-23 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1979 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 128 71 57 .555 1.5 591 512 79 W2 30-30 41-27 2 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1979 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 126 59 67 .468 12.5 594 588 6 W2 26-42 33-25 3 8 18 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 127 58 69 .457 14.0 576 600 -24 L1 29-41 29-28 4 9 19 -- dnq
1979 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 128 54 74 .422 18.5 479 560 -81 L1 22-45 32-29 5 11 23 -- dnq
1979 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 128 50 78 .391 22.5 543 631 -88 W3 22-44 28-34 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)