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Saturday May 17,1980This 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 1980-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners0Chicago White Sox4BoxBritt BurnsRick Honeycutt(none)
Boston Red Sox3Cleveland Indians4BoxMike StantonKeith MacWhorter(none)
California Angels1Kansas City Royals2BoxLarry GuraMark Clear(none)
Milwaukee Brewers14Minnesota Twins11BoxJerry AugustineGeoff ZahnBill Castro
Texas Rangers0New York Yankees3BoxTom UnderwoodJon Matlack(none)
Oakland Athletics4Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMatt KeoughJoey McLaughlin(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Houston Astros2BoxLarry ChristensonJoe NiekroDickie Noles
Pittsburgh Pirates1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon SuttonBert BlylevenSteve Howe
Cincinnati Reds6Montreal Expos9BoxStan BahnsenTom HumeElias Sosa
Chicago Cubs2San Diego Padres1BoxRick ReuschelEric RasmussenBruce Sutter
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants4BoxVida BlueBob SykesGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1980-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees311912.613--156118389-510-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1318447.641
236Toronto Blue Jays301713.5671.512311589-88-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1325082.379
3712Boston Red Sox331716.5153.0163187-249-98-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1276661.520
4813Milwaukee Brewers301515.5003.5168131377-58-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1327161.538
51018Detroit Tigers311417.4525.015014738-126-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1317061.534
61120Baltimore Orioles321418.4385.5135138-36-128-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1308644.662
71423Cleveland Indians301218.4006.5117162-458-124-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1306763.515
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics331914.576--148119295-814-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1296465.496
248Chicago White Sox341915.5590.5150154-49-610-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1265175.405
3510Kansas City Royals321715.5311.5141155-148-99-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1308050.615
4611Texas Rangers321715.5311.5154140146-711-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1295970.457
5917Seattle Mariners351718.4863.0136147-116-811-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1274285.331
61221California Angels311318.4195.0117126-95-78-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1295277.403
71322Minnesota Twins341420.4125.5157176-198-136-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1276364.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates301911.633--1351092610-79-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1326468.485
259Philadelphia Phillies281513.5363.0151117347-78-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1347658.567
4714Montreal Expos301515.5004.0117130-135-810-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1327557.568
3615Chicago Cubs301515.5004.014313768-97-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1324983.371
5919St. Louis Cardinals321418.4386.0159143166-88-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1306070.462
61024New York Mets291118.3797.5107137-305-96-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1335677.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers332013.606--149137127-1013-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1307258.554
234Cincinnati Reds342014.5880.5150137138-712-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1286959.539
347Houston Astros321814.5631.5130111199-79-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1317556.573
4816San Diego Padres341717.5003.5112118-66-1111-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1285672.438
51125Atlanta Braves291118.3797.096141-452-119-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1327062.530
61226San Francisco Giants351322.3718.0123155-325-168-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1266264.492