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Tuesday May 6,1980This date in baseball
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Games on 1980-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles10BoxScott McGregorGeoff Zahn(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3California Angels2BoxDave LemanczykDon AaseJerry Garvin
Kansas City Royals0Chicago White Sox2BoxRich WorthamLarry GuraEd Farmer
New York Yankees6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxRudy MayReggie Cleveland(none)
Cleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics3BoxLen BarkerSteve McCatty(none)
Detroit Tigers9Seattle Mariners5BoxDan PetryJim BeattieAurelio Lopez
Boston Red Sox2Texas Rangers7BoxDoc MedichBruce Hurst(none)
San Diego Padres4Chicago Cubs0BoxRandy JonesGuillermo Hernandez(none)
Houston Astros8Montreal Expos4BoxJoe NiekroRoss Grimsley(none)
Cincinnati Reds12New York Mets10BoxDave TomlinJeff ReardonPaul Moskau
Atlanta Braves5Philadelphia Phillies10BoxDick RuthvenDoyle AlexanderDickie Noles
Los Angeles Dodgers1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxKent TekulveSteve Howe(none)
San Francisco Giants7St. Louis Cardinals10BoxDonnie MooreBob KnepperPedro Borbon

Standings as of 1980-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235Toronto Blue Jays22139.591--9983167-66-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1405486.386
126New York Yankees22139.591--11393208-55-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1409050.643
3612Milwaukee Brewers201010.5002.011586296-44-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1427666.535
4816Boston Red Sox231112.4782.5107140-336-85-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1377265.526
51220Baltimore Orioles231013.4353.51049774-96-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1399049.647
61322Detroit Tigers23914.3914.5114120-65-104-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1397564.540
71423Cleveland Indians22814.3645.088124-365-113-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1387167.514
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Oakland Athletics261610.615--119100194-512-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1366769.493
247Chicago White Sox241410.5831.0106109-36-38-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1365680.412
359Texas Rangers231310.5651.5122104184-49-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1386375.457
4714Kansas City Royals221111.5003.08492-83-68-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1408654.614
5917California Angels231112.4783.58184-33-68-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1375483.394
61018Seattle Mariners261214.4624.0101118-174-68-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1364789.346
71119Minnesota Twins251114.4404.5118121-36-85-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1366670.485
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates21147.667--10270326-38-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1416972.489
2510Chicago Cubs20119.5502.51029486-65-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1425389.373
3611Philadelphia Phillies211110.5243.012094263-48-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1418061.567
4815St. Louis Cardinals231112.4784.011711165-46-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1396376.453
5921Montreal Expos23914.3916.093116-233-86-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1398158.583
61024New York Mets23815.3487.084104-202-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1395980.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros24177.708--11583328-49-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1397663.547
233Cincinnati Reds261610.6152.010610157-59-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1367363.537
348Los Angeles Dodgers241410.5833.010895135-89-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1397861.561
4713San Diego Padres241212.5005.07685-95-107-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1386177.442
51125Atlanta Braves23815.3488.571113-422-116-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1387365.529
61226San Francisco Giants26818.30810.086114-283-145-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1356768.496