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Monday May 12,1980This date in baseball
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Games on 1980-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Baltimore Orioles1BoxJon MatlackDave Ford(none)
Minnesota Twins4Boston Red Sox3BoxPete RedfernMike TorrezDoug Corbett
Kansas City Royals12New York Yankees3BoxLarry GuraLuis TiantMarty Pattin
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDon SuttonRick ReuschelBobby Castillo

Standings as of 1980-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees271611.593--130109219-57-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1358748.644
237Toronto Blue Jays261511.5770.5119104159-86-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1365284.382
3711Milwaukee Brewers251312.5202.0137103346-47-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1377364.533
4917Boston Red Sox281315.4643.5135169-347-86-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1327062.530
51119Detroit Tigers281216.4294.513913728-124-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1347262.537
61220Cleveland Indians261115.4234.5103138-358-123-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1346866.507
71322Baltimore Orioles291217.4145.0126129-35-127-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1338845.662
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Oakland Athletics291811.621--136106304-514-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1336568.489
248Texas Rangers281612.5711.5144124205-411-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1336073.451
359Chicago White Sox291613.5522.0131136-57-59-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1315477.412
4610Kansas City Royals281513.5362.513112657-88-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1348252.612
5814Seattle Mariners311516.4844.0125140-154-611-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1314487.336
61018Minnesota Twins301317.4335.5131142-118-115-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1316467.489
71423California Angels281117.3936.592116-243-68-11L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1325478.409
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates25178.680--12289338-49-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1376671.482
2512Chicago Cubs261313.5004.513412776-77-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1365185.375
3613Philadelphia Phillies241212.5004.5132107254-68-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1387959.572
4816St. Louis Cardinals271314.4815.0149129205-48-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1356174.452
5921Montreal Expos261115.4236.5102121-193-88-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1367957.581
61125New York Mets26917.3468.591113-223-86-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1365878.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros281810.643--126100269-79-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1357560.556
233Cincinnati Reds301911.633--12211578-511-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1327062.530
346Los Angeles Dodgers291712.5861.513212397-1010-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1347559.560
4715San Diego Padres291415.4834.5102111-96-118-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1335974.444
51024Atlanta Braves261016.3857.085124-392-118-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1357164.526
61226San Francisco Giants301020.3339.0106144-385-165-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1316566.496


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jack BillinghamP37.080Sent to Red Sox by Tigers for future considerations. 
Stan Papi3B-2B29.097Traded by Red Sox with Cash to Phillies for Dave Rader.