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Wednesday April 23,1980This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1980-04-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4Kansas City Royals7BoxGary ChristensonJoey McLaughlinDan Quisenberry
Cleveland Indians7Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDan SpillnerMoose Haas(none)
California Angels17Minnesota Twins0BoxBruce KisonTerry Felton(none)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees6BoxRon DavisJim PalmerRich Gossage
Oakland Athletics5Seattle Mariners2BoxRick LangfordByron McLaughlin(none)
Detroit Tigers5Texas Rangers4BoxJack MorrisSteve ComerAurelio Lopez
San Diego Padres1Atlanta Braves2BoxRick MatulaRandy JonesAl Hrabosky
St. Louis Cardinals3Chicago Cubs1BoxSilvio MartinezMike Krukow(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros2BoxTom HumeJoaquin AndujarDoug Bair
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDave GoltzEd Whitson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Montreal Expos3BoxSteve RogersBert Blyleven(none)
New York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMark BombackLerrin LaGrowJeff Reardon

Standings as of 1980-04-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Boston Red Sox1165.545--4771-241-25-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1497772.517
259Milwaukee Brewers1165.545--6149122-34-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1518071.530
3610New York Yankees1376.538--6554113-44-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1499653.644
4915Toronto Blue Jays1156.4551.05051-13-62-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1516289.411
51222Baltimore Orioles1358.3852.05859-11-64-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1499554.638
61323Detroit Tigers1349.3083.05665-93-71-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1498069.537
71425Cleveland Indians1138.2733.04561-162-71-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1497673.510
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics14104.714--6743242-18-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1487375.493
224Chicago White Sox1284.6671.06252103-25-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1486286.419
335Texas Rangers1385.6151.5625572-16-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1486880.459
4711Kansas City Royals1376.5382.56065-52-45-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1499059.604
5812Seattle Mariners1587.5332.55969-101-27-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1475196.347
61018Minnesota Twins1468.4294.04954-55-71-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1477176.483
71121California Angels1257.4174.0524571-54-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1486088.405
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates1284.667--6144175-23-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1507575.500
247Chicago Cubs1064.6001.0585172-34-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1525894.382
4816Philadelphia Phillies1156.4552.56652142-33-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1518665.570
3717Montreal Expos1156.4552.54460-162-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1518566.563
51020New York Mets1257.4173.05162-112-43-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1506288.413
6919St. Louis Cardinals1257.4173.05869-113-32-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1506981.460
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds14122.857--6838305-27-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1487771.520
236Houston Astros1385.6153.56345182-26-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1508565.567
3513Los Angeles Dodgers1477.5005.0605552-55-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1498564.570
4614San Diego Padres1367.4625.54350-71-55-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1496782.450
51124San Francisco Giants14410.2868.04358-151-93-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1477176.483
61226Atlanta Braves1239.2508.02354-310-63-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1497871.523