MLB: Throwback 1980

Welcome to MLB Throwback 1979

Welcome to MLB Throwback. Historical league began in 1970. 1979 is here.

1978 and 1979 World Series Champion

1978 World Series Champion
The Baltimore Orioles (ndekar).

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Hooton dominates, Cubs win 4-1

Burt Hooton was brilliant last night, allowing just 3 hits over 8 innings, leading the Cubs to a 4-1 win over the Astros. | Box

Rangers overcome brilliant outing by Moret

Hits were hard to come by against Roger Moret last night, but the Rangers pushed across enough to defeat the Red Sox, 2-1. Moret allowed just 2 hits over 7 innings in the loss. Pete Broberg was on fire, allowing just 4 hits over 9 innings for Texas. | Box

Tanana's 10-K performance not enough

Frank Tanana whiffed 10 batters, but the Brewers managed to beat the Angels, 2-0. | Box

Barker blanks Minnesota with 1-0 shutout

Minnesota is hoping not to see Len Barker again for a long while. Barker went the distance, leading Oakland to a 1-0 victory. | Box

Corbin dominates, Orioles win 3-1

Ray Corbin was brilliant last night, allowing just 3 hits over 8 innings, leading the Orioles to a 3-1 win over the Blue Jays. | Box

WHO'S HOT - Last 5 Games

G. Luzinski, Phillies .4213 HR10 RBI
D. Walton, Brewers .3503 HR6 RBI
R. Zisk, Pirates .4122 HR7 RBI
D. Porter, Brewers .2672 HR8 RBI
M. Jorgensen, Mets .4711 HR7 RBI

WHO'S NOT - Last 5 Games

R. Jones, Mariners 0 for 20 (.000)
B. Perkins, Padres 2 for 20 (.100)
A. Cowens, Royals 2 for 19 (.105)
E. Valentine, Expos 3 for 20 (.150)
J. Burroughs, Rangers 1 for 20 (.050)

Leaders: HR

M. Schmidt, Phillies 21
G. Luzinski, Phillies 20
D. Evans, Braves 20
J. Burroughs, Rangers 19
L. Lee, Cardinals 19

Leaders: SO

F. Tanana, Angels 89
D. Eckersley, Indians 85
N. Ryan, Mets 84
R. Guidry, Yankees 82
V. Blue, A'S 82

Expansion Teams

1977 rosters for both teams have been imported. Threshold for 1976 and 1977 lowered to 30/10. Any currently unsigned FA who were members of either team will be added to a holding team so progression can be ran, then will be added to rosters. Then teams will be filled to 30 by commish from FA based on need. Players added from pool will have whip under 1.40 and ops over .600

Threshold Requirements For Joining Wall of Fame

Wall Of Fame Single season and career qualifiers

An owner messaged and wanted to know how I determine how a player qualifies to make Wall Of Fame link at end of each season. These numbers represent roughly where top 100 of all time line lands. Season/Career 

HR 50/350 
3B 20/120 
2B 50/450 
SB 75/350 
RBI 130/1300 
Runs 140/1350 
Hits 220/2500 
Avg .350/.350 
Wins 25/200 
K 200/1700 
SHO 7/25 
SV 50/150 
E.R.A 1.50

Team & Player Single Game Achievments 
Team winning streak 15 plus 
Extra Inning game 20 plus innings 
Team scores 25 plus runs 
HR 3 
K 10
RBI 7 
NO hitter or Perfect Game 
Batter hits for Cycle 
SB 4 
3B 3 
2B 4 
Batter 5 hits in 9 inning game 6 or more in extras 
Batter 25 game plus hitting streak 
Pitcher 40 plus IP streak without allowing earned run

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Despite all of this Schilling will make the HOF on the next vote, the last vote he was at 70%. Plus, he is better than several that are already in.

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