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Tuesday August 5,1980This 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 1980-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles8BoxSteve StoneLaMarr Hoyt(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Boston Red Sox3BoxDennis EckersleyMike CaldwellTom Burgmeier
Seattle Mariners4California Angels5BoxMark ClearDave Heaverlo(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians8BoxRoss GrimsleyJack KucekVictor Cruz
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers3BoxDennis LeonardMilt WilcoxDan Quisenberry
Texas Rangers8New York Yankees1BoxFergie JenkinsTommy John(none)
Minnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics3BoxRick LangfordJerry Koosman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Atlanta Braves6BoxRick CampDon Stanhouse(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs11BoxRick ReuschelJohn Candelaria(none)
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds9BoxPaul MoskauGary Lucas(none)
San Francisco Giants9Houston Astros3BoxGary LavelleGordie Pladson(none)
New York Mets5Montreal Expos11BoxBill GullicksonJohn Pacella(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1056639.629--56344911436-2030-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I573720.649
233Baltimore Orioles1035944.5736.05054129329-2330-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium594118.695
345Detroit Tigers1035746.5538.05354617427-2729-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium592732.458
4511Milwaukee Brewers1055550.52411.05234249928-2427-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium573126.544
5612Boston Red Sox1045450.51911.5499525-2631-2323-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park562927.518
6713Cleveland Indians1015249.51512.0480508-2824-2928-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium592732.458
71222Toronto Blue Jays1034558.43720.0399467-6820-3025-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium592237.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1066640.623--5354518434-2032-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium563125.554
2814Oakland Athletics1085553.50912.04514411023-2932-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum542826.519
3917Texas Rangers1075156.47715.55064871924-2827-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium542529.463
41018Chicago White Sox1064858.45318.0376474-9821-2725-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park542232.407
51121Minnesota Twins1064759.44319.0444508-6420-3427-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium553025.545
61325California Angels1044064.38525.0449538-8922-2718-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium562531.446
71426Seattle Mariners1073968.36427.5408528-12015-3924-29L11T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome552035.364
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos1055946.562--4724314122-2537-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium573126.544
248Pittsburgh Pirates1045648.5382.54334062726-3030-18L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium582731.466
359Philadelphia Phillies1015447.5353.04674056221-2533-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium613724.607
4816New York Mets1055154.4868.0418441-2321-2930-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium571641.281
51020St. Louis Cardinals1034657.44712.0455451421-3325-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II592831.475
61224Chicago Cubs1024458.43113.5391435-4420-3524-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field602040.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Houston Astros1055847.552--394389523-2935-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome583523.603
237Los Angeles Dodgers1065848.5470.54373904721-3337-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium573423.596
3610Cincinnati Reds1095851.5322.05014792223-2834-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium533122.585
4715San Francisco Giants1075255.4867.0406409-322-3530-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park542331.426
5919Atlanta Braves1054758.44811.0399464-6515-3632-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium563422.607
61123San Diego Padres1084761.43512.5363436-7317-4030-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium542628.481


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Kurt Bevacqua3B-2B33.194Traded by Padres with Mark Lee to Pirates for luis salazar and Rick Lancellotti. 
Rick Lancellotti1B-OF24.031Traded by Pirates with luis salazar to Padres for Mark Lee and Kurt Bevacqua.