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Games on 1980-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike FlanaganDoug Corbett(none)
Kansas City Royals4Chicago White Sox3BoxLarry GuraBritt BurnsDan Quisenberry
Oakland Athletics2Cleveland Indians1BoxBrian KingmanRick WaitsDave Beard
Seattle Mariners0Detroit Tigers1BoxJack MorrisFloyd Bannister(none)
Seattle Mariners2Detroit Tigers5BoxDan PetryRob DresslerAurelio Lopez
New York Yankees9Milwaukee Brewers4BoxRon GuidryBill Travers(none)
Boston Red Sox5Texas Rangers7BoxDoc MedichWin RemmerswaalDanny Darwin
California Angels8Toronto Blue Jays9BoxJerry GarvinMark Clear(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDave GoltzBob Forsch(none)
Atlanta Braves1Montreal Expos4BoxScott SandersonPhil Niekro(none)
Houston Astros4New York Mets5BoxJeff ReardonDave Smith(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxBob WalkCharlie LeibrandtTug McGraw
San Diego Padres1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxSteve MuraJim BibbyRollie Fingers
Chicago Cubs5San Francisco Giants3BoxRick ReuschelBill BordleyBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1980-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1016437.634--54743211535-1929-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I613922.639
233Baltimore Orioles1005644.5607.54814067529-2327-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium624418.710
344Detroit Tigers995544.5568.05144437127-2727-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium632934.460
4510Milwaukee Brewers1015447.53510.051540910628-2226-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium613229.525
5612Cleveland Indians974948.50513.0454485-3124-2925-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium633033.476
6713Boston Red Sox1005050.50013.5482518-3629-2321-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park603327.550
71222Toronto Blue Jays994455.44419.0382442-6020-2824-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium632340.365
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1026339.618--5124367631-1932-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium603426.567
2814Oakland Athletics1045252.50012.0424430-622-2830-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum583127.534
3917Texas Rangers1035053.48513.54904692123-2727-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium582632.448
41018Minnesota Twins1024755.46116.0436478-4220-3027-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium593029.508
51119Chicago White Sox1034756.45616.5367455-8821-2624-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park572334.404
61325Seattle Mariners1033964.37924.5395502-10715-3524-29L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome592039.339
71426California Angels1003763.37025.0430524-9421-2616-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium602832.467
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1015645.554--4273864126-2930-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium612734.443
237Montreal Expos1005545.5500.54434133022-2533-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium623527.565
359Philadelphia Phillies995346.5352.04593996021-2532-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium633825.603
4816New York Mets1004951.4906.5399417-1820-2729-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium621844.290
51021St. Louis Cardinals1014556.44611.0449447220-3225-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II612932.475
61224Chicago Cubs984157.41813.5369420-5118-3423-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field642341.359
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Houston Astros1015645.554--3813711022-2834-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome623725.597
248Los Angeles Dodgers1025646.5490.54243754920-3236-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium613625.590
3611Cincinnati Reds1045450.5193.5468466222-2731-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium583523.603
4715San Francisco Giants1025052.4906.5383391-821-3429-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park592534.424
5920Atlanta Braves1014655.45510.0384444-6015-3431-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium603525.583
61123San Diego Padres1034558.43712.0349406-5715-3730-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium592831.475


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose RijoP15.080Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.