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Wednesday August 6,1980This 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 1980-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike FlanaganBritt BurnsTim Stoddard
Milwaukee Brewers9Boston Red Sox4BoxLary SorensenDick DragoBill Castro
Seattle Mariners3California Angels8BoxJohn MontagueRob Dressler(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Cleveland Indians5BoxRick WaitsJesse JeffersonVictor Cruz
Kansas City Royals5Detroit Tigers4BoxLarry GuraJack MorrisDan Quisenberry
Texas Rangers1New York Yankees2BoxRudy MayDoc MedichRich Gossage
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics3BoxBrian KingmanRoger Erickson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Atlanta Braves2BoxDon SuttonRick MatulaBobby Castillo
Pittsburgh Pirates9Chicago Cubs7BoxKent TekulveDick TidrowEnrique Romo
Pittsburgh Pirates2Chicago Cubs0BoxBert BlylevenDoug CapillaGrant Jackson
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom HumeJohn D'Acquisto(none)
San Francisco Giants0Houston Astros1BoxKen ForschVida Blue(none)
New York Mets1Montreal Expos4BoxScott SandersonRoy Lee JacksonElias Sosa
St. Louis Cardinals14Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBob SykesBob Walk(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1066739.632--56545011536-2031-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I563620.643
233Baltimore Orioles1046044.5776.05094139629-2331-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium584018.690
347Detroit Tigers1045747.5489.05394667327-2729-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium582731.466
4511Milwaukee Brewers1065650.52811.053242810429-2427-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium563026.536
5612Cleveland Indians1025349.52012.0485510-2524-2929-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium582632.448
6713Boston Red Sox1055451.51412.5503534-3131-2323-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park552926.527
71222Toronto Blue Jays1044559.43321.0401472-7120-3125-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium582236.379
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1076740.626--5404558535-2032-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium553025.545
2814Oakland Athletics1095653.51412.04544421223-2933-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum532726.509
3917Texas Rangers1085157.47216.55074891824-2927-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium532528.472
41019Chicago White Sox1074859.44919.0377478-10121-2825-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park532231.415
51121Minnesota Twins1074760.43920.0445511-6620-3527-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium543024.556
61325California Angels1054164.39025.0457541-8422-2719-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium552431.436
71426Seattle Mariners1083969.36128.5411536-12515-4024-29L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome542034.370
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos1066046.566--4764324422-2538-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium563026.536
248Pittsburgh Pirates1065848.5472.04444133128-3030-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium562531.446
3610Philadelphia Phillies1025448.5294.04674194821-2533-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium603723.617
4816New York Mets1065155.4819.0419445-2621-3030-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium561640.286
5918St. Louis Cardinals1044757.45212.04694511822-3325-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II582731.466
61224Chicago Cubs1044460.42315.0398446-4820-3524-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field582038.345
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros1065947.557--395389623-2936-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome573423.596
236Los Angeles Dodgers1075948.5510.54433925122-3337-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium563323.589
359Cincinnati Reds1105951.5362.05054822323-2835-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium523022.577
4715San Francisco Giants1085256.4818.0406410-422-3630-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park532330.434
51020Atlanta Braves1064759.44312.0401470-6915-3632-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium553421.618
61123San Diego Padres1094762.43113.5366440-7417-4130-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium532627.491


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose CanoP18.152Released by Yankees.