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Sunday July 20,1980This 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 1980-07-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers7Baltimore Orioles1BoxFergie JenkinsJim Palmer(none)
Minnesota Twins5Boston Red Sox4BoxDoug CorbettDick Drago(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6California Angels3BoxJoey McLaughlinMark Clear(none)
Chicago White Sox6Milwaukee Brewers7BoxJerry AugustineMike ProlyBob McClure
Kansas City Royals14New York Yankees3BoxRich GaleRon GuidryDan Quisenberry
Cleveland Indians5Oakland Athletics6BoxRick LangfordVictor Cruz(none)
Detroit Tigers5Seattle Mariners2BoxDan SchatzederMike Parrott(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves3BoxLarry McWilliamsBob Walk(none)
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs6BoxLynn McGlothenRandy Jones(none)
New York Mets3Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom HumeJeff Reardon(none)
Montreal Expos3Houston Astros4BoxJoe SambitoFred Norman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBurt HootonJohn CandelariaSteve Howe
Los Angeles Dodgers7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxGrant JacksonBobby Castillo(none)
San Francisco Giants1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob ForschBob Knepper(none)

Standings as of 1980-07-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees895831.652--50338212131-1527-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I734528.616
235Detroit Tigers864838.5588.54473935425-2622-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium763640.474
346Milwaukee Brewers905040.5568.547236510724-1726-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium723636.500
459Baltimore Orioles894841.53910.04233586524-2124-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium735221.712
5611Boston Red Sox894643.51712.0425457-3226-1820-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park713734.521
6917Cleveland Indians874146.47116.0385449-6422-2819-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium733835.521
71222Toronto Blue Jays873849.43719.0335384-4918-2620-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium752946.387
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals915536.604--4433964730-1925-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium714229.592
2715Texas Rangers914447.48411.04414202119-2325-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium703238.457
3816Oakland Athletics924448.47811.5376396-2016-2628-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum703931.557
41019Minnesota Twins904248.46712.5382414-3220-2922-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium713536.493
51120Chicago White Sox914249.46213.0329399-7020-2321-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park692841.406
61325Seattle Mariners913754.40718.0358442-8414-2723-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome712249.310
71426California Angels893356.37121.0371435-6418-2115-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium713239.451
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates915140.560--3923524021-2530-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium713239.451
248Montreal Expos894940.5511.03953682721-2328-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium734132.562
3510Philadelphia Phillies884741.5342.54023564621-2226-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium744430.595
4814New York Mets904446.4896.5368379-1119-2525-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium722349.319
51021St. Louis Cardinals914051.44011.0416417-118-2722-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II713437.479
61123Chicago Cubs883850.43211.5337375-3816-2922-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field742648.351
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros915140.560--3363251119-2432-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome724230.583
237Los Angeles Dodgers925141.5540.53853384720-2931-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium714130.577
3612Cincinnati Reds934845.5164.0428434-619-2228-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium694128.594
4713San Francisco Giants924547.4896.5344354-1019-3326-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park693039.435
5918Atlanta Braves904248.4678.5343386-4313-2829-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium713932.549
61224San Diego Padres933855.40914.0318380-6214-3724-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium693534.507


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken HendersonOF34.035Released by Cubs.