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Sunday May 4,1980This 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 1980-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners3California Angels4BoxFrank TananaFloyd BannisterMark Clear
Milwaukee Brewers11Chicago White Sox1BoxJim SlatonRoss Baumgarten(none)
Boston Red Sox3Kansas City Royals5BoxDennis LeonardBob StanleyDan Quisenberry
New York Yankees10Minnesota Twins1BoxTom UnderwoodJerry Koosman(none)
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics0BoxMilt WilcoxRick Langford(none)
Detroit Tigers0Oakland Athletics1BoxMike NorrisDan Schatzeder(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Texas Rangers5BoxDennis MartinezSteve ComerDave Ford
Cleveland Indians8Toronto Blue Jays9BoxTom BuskeySid Monge(none)
Cleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJesse JeffersonBob OwchinkoJoey McLaughlin
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds3BoxCharlie LeibrandtRick ReuschelTom Hume
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds5BoxPaul MoskauBill CaudillDoug Bair
San Francisco Giants8Montreal Expos4BoxJohn MontefuscoSteve RogersGreg Minton
San Francisco Giants4Montreal Expos6BoxStan BahnsenRandy MoffittElias Sosa
San Diego Padres4New York Mets3BoxJohn CurtisJeff ReardonBob Shirley
San Diego Padres2New York Mets6BoxEd GlynnEric RasmussenNeil Allen
Los Angeles Dodgers12Philadelphia Phillies10BoxJoe BeckwithDickie NolesJerry Reuss
Atlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates13BoxJim BibbyTommy Boggs(none)
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxKen ForschBob SykesFrank LaCorte

Standings as of 1980-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
237Toronto Blue Jays21129.571--9681156-66-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1415586.390
128New York Yankees21129.571--10788197-55-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1419150.645
349Milwaukee Brewers18108.5560.510369346-34-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1447668.528
4813Boston Red Sox211110.5241.0102122-206-65-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1397267.518
51220Baltimore Orioles21912.4293.0929024-95-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1419150.645
61323Detroit Tigers22814.3644.5105115-104-104-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1407664.543
71424Cleveland Indians20713.3504.583116-334-103-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1407268.514
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics24159.625--11195164-511-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1386870.493
2510Chicago White Sox221210.5452.093102-96-36-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1385880.420
4711Texas Rangers211110.5242.51049954-47-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1406575.464
3612Kansas City Royals211110.5242.58490-63-58-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1418655.610
5914California Angels221111.5003.07981-23-68-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1385484.391
61015Seattle Mariners251213.4803.596109-134-68-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1374790.343
71118Minnesota Twins231013.4354.511110925-75-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1386771.486
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates20137.650--10069316-37-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1427072.493
256Chicago Cubs19118.5791.510290126-65-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1435390.371
3717Philadelphia Phillies19910.4743.510388153-46-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1438261.573
4819St. Louis Cardinals21912.4294.59899-15-44-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1416576.461
51021Montreal Expos21813.3815.579107-283-85-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1418259.582
61226New York Mets21714.3336.57190-192-75-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1416081.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros22166.727--10669377-39-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1417764.546
234Cincinnati Reds24159.6252.0928846-49-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1387464.536
345Los Angeles Dodgers23149.6092.510793145-79-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1407862.557
4616San Diego Padres231112.4785.57285-134-107-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1396277.446
5922Atlanta Braves21813.3817.56596-312-96-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1407367.521
61125San Francisco Giants24816.3339.07495-213-125-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1376770.489