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Sunday August 3,1980This 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 1980-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles7BoxJim PalmerDarrell JacksonTim Stoddard
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox5BoxRichard DotsonPaul Splittorff(none)
Oakland Athletics11Cleveland Indians3BoxMatt KeoughWayne GarlandJeff Jones
Oakland Athletics2Cleveland Indians4BoxLen BarkerMike Norris(none)
Seattle Mariners3Detroit Tigers4BoxDave RozemaRick HoneycuttAurelio Lopez
New York Yankees0Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMoose HaasLuis Tiant(none)
Boston Red Sox6Texas Rangers4BoxMike TorrezJon MatlackSkip Lockwood
California Angels1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim ClancyAlfredo MartinezMike Barlow
St. Louis Cardinals4Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxSilvio MartinezBurt Hooton(none)
Atlanta Braves5Montreal Expos6BoxCharlie LeaLarry McWilliamsElias Sosa
Houston Astros3New York Mets2BoxJoe SambitoJeff Reardon(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies8BoxNino EspinosaBruce BerenyiRon Reed
San Diego Padres5Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJohn CurtisRick Rhoden(none)
San Diego Padres4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBob ShirleyDon RobinsonRollie Fingers
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants2BoxMike KrukowAllen Ripley(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants2BoxDick TidrowBob KnepperBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1980-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1036538.631--55243711536-2029-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I593821.644
233Baltimore Orioles1025844.5696.54974108729-2329-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium604218.700
344Detroit Tigers1015744.5647.05274497827-2729-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium612734.443
4510Milwaukee Brewers1035548.53410.052041410628-2227-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium593128.525
5612Boston Red Sox1025250.51012.5489522-3331-2321-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park583127.534
6713Cleveland Indians995049.50513.0461498-3724-2926-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium612932.475
71223Toronto Blue Jays1014556.44619.0389448-5920-2825-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium612239.361
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1046440.615--5234438032-2032-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium583325.569
2814Oakland Athletics1065353.50012.0437437023-2930-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum563026.536
3917Texas Rangers1055055.47614.54944761823-2727-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium562630.464
41018Chicago White Sox1054857.45716.5374466-9221-2625-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park552233.400
51119Minnesota Twins1044757.45217.0440494-5420-3227-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium573027.526
61325California Angels1023864.37325.0436531-9522-2716-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium582731.466
71426Seattle Mariners1053966.37125.5401515-11415-3724-29L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome572037.351
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Montreal Expos1025745.559--4544193522-2535-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium603327.550
248Pittsburgh Pirates1035647.5441.54303953526-2930-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium592732.458
359Philadelphia Phillies1015447.5352.54674056221-2533-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium613724.607
4715New York Mets1025052.4907.0406423-1720-2730-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium601743.283
51121St. Louis Cardinals1034657.44711.5455451421-3325-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II592831.475
61224Chicago Cubs1014358.42613.5380432-5220-3523-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field612140.344
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros1035746.553--387378923-2934-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome603624.600
237Los Angeles Dodgers1045747.5480.54283814720-3237-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium593524.593
3611Cincinnati Reds1065551.5193.5474474023-2831-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium563422.607
4816San Francisco Giants1055154.4867.0395402-721-3430-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park562432.429
5920San Diego Padres1054758.44811.0358409-5117-3730-21W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium572631.456
61022Atlanta Braves1034657.44711.0390455-6515-3631-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium583523.603