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Wednesday May 7,1980This 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.

1980 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
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Games on 1980-05-07

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Baltimore Orioles8BoxSammy StewartMike MarshallTippy Martinez
Toronto Blue Jays7California Angels3BoxDave StiebChris Knapp(none)
Kansas City Royals12Chicago White Sox5BoxGary ChristensonKen Kravec(none)
New York Yankees4Milwaukee Brewers1BoxTommy JohnBill Travers(none)
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics1BoxRick WaitsBrian Kingman(none)
Detroit Tigers6Seattle Mariners7BoxDave HeaverloPat Underwood(none)
Boston Red Sox7Texas Rangers4BoxDick DragoAdrian Devine(none)
San Diego Padres4Chicago Cubs7BoxMike KrukowRick WiseBruce Sutter
Houston Astros0Montreal Expos3BoxScott SandersonNolan RyanWoodie Fryman
Cincinnati Reds3New York Mets2BoxTom HumePat Zachry(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxKent TekulveCharlie Hough(none)
San Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals12BoxBob ForschEd Whitson(none)

Standings as of 1980-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees23149.609--11794239-55-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1398950.640
225Toronto Blue Jays23149.609--10686208-66-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1395386.381
3713Boston Red Sox241212.5002.5114144-307-85-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1367165.522
4917Milwaukee Brewers211011.4763.011690266-44-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1417665.539
51018Baltimore Orioles241113.4583.511210394-97-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1388949.645
61322Cleveland Indians23914.3915.090125-356-113-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1377067.511
71423Detroit Tigers24915.3755.5120127-75-114-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1387563.543
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Oakland Athletics271611.593--120102184-512-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1356768.496
249Chicago White Sox251411.5601.0111121-106-38-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1355679.415
3510Texas Rangers241311.5421.5126111154-49-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1376374.460
4612Kansas City Royals231211.5222.09697-14-68-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1398554.612
5815Seattle Mariners271314.4813.0108124-164-69-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1354689.341
61119California Angels241113.4583.58491-73-68-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1365482.397
71220Minnesota Twins261115.4234.5124129-56-95-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1356669.489
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates22157.682--10976336-39-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1406872.486
247Chicago Cubs21129.5712.510998116-66-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1415289.369
3611Philadelphia Phillies211110.5243.512094263-48-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1418061.567
4714St. Louis Cardinals241212.5004.0129113165-47-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1386276.449
5921Montreal Expos241014.4176.096116-203-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1388058.580
61125New York Mets24816.3338.086107-212-76-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1385979.428
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros25178.680--11586298-59-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1387662.551
233Cincinnati Reds271710.6301.010910368-59-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1357263.533
358Los Angeles Dodgers251411.5603.0114102125-99-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1387860.565
4816San Diego Padres251213.4805.08092-125-117-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1376176.445
51024Atlanta Braves23815.3488.071113-422-116-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1387365.529
61226San Francisco Giants27819.29610.088126-383-155-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1346767.500

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Miguel DiloneOF25.187Purchased by Indians from Cubs. 
Bud HarrelsonSS35.335Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.