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Saturday August 9,1980This 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 1980-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Boston Red Sox4BoxMike ProlySteve RenkoEd Farmer
Minnesota Twins2California Angels8BoxFrank TananaGeoff Zahn(none)
Cleveland Indians2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMoose HaasBob Owchinko(none)
Baltimore Orioles4New York Yankees2BoxSteve StoneTom Underwood(none)
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics2BoxMike NorrisRick Honeycutt(none)
Detroit Tigers3Texas Rangers4BoxDanny DarwinAurelio Lopez(none)
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxMike WillisRawly Eastwick(none)
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves4BoxAl HollandTommy BoggsGreg Minton
Montreal Expos1Chicago Cubs3BoxRick ReuschelSteve RogersBruce Sutter
Montreal Expos4Chicago Cubs3BoxElias SosaBruce Sutter(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Cincinnati Reds4BoxJerry ReussTom SeaverRick Sutcliffe
San Diego Padres5Houston Astros9BoxDave SmithJohn D'Acquisto(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJohn CandelariaNino EspinosaKent Tekulve
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals9BoxJohn UrreaTom HausmanJim Kaat

Standings as of 1980-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1086741.620--56945911036-2031-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I543618.667
233Baltimore Orioles1076344.5893.552041810231-2332-21W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium553718.673
347Detroit Tigers1065848.5478.05504708028-2829-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium562630.464
4510Milwaukee Brewers1095851.5329.554343810529-2529-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium532825.528
5612Boston Red Sox1085652.51911.0518543-2531-2325-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park522725.519
6713Cleveland Indians1055451.51411.5495524-2924-3130-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium552530.455
71223Toronto Blue Jays1084662.42621.0415498-8320-3226-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium542133.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1106941.627--5594639637-2132-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium522824.538
2814Oakland Athletics1115754.51412.54574451223-2934-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum512625.510
3917Texas Rangers1105258.47317.05115001124-2928-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium512427.471
41020Chicago White Sox1104961.44520.0384488-10422-3025-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park502129.420
51122Minnesota Twins1104763.42722.0454532-7820-3827-25L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium513021.588
61325California Angels1084464.40724.0478550-7222-2722-37W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium522131.404
71426Seattle Mariners1104070.36429.0414539-12516-4124-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome521933.365
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Montreal Expos1106248.564--4874474024-2638-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium522824.538
225Pittsburgh Pirates1096148.5600.54654224329-3032-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium532231.415
3611Philadelphia Phillies1055550.5244.54764314521-2734-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium573621.632
4715New York Mets1095356.4868.5435457-2223-3130-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium531439.264
51019St. Louis Cardinals1074859.44912.54824631922-3426-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II552629.473
61224Chicago Cubs1084563.41716.0409467-5820-3525-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field541935.352
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros1096049.550--408404423-2937-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome543321.611
248Los Angeles Dodgers1106050.5450.54604085223-3537-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium533221.604
359Cincinnati Reds1126052.5361.55174962123-2836-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium502921.580
4816San Francisco Giants1105357.4827.5414421-723-3730-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park512229.431
5918Atlanta Braves1094960.45011.0416481-6515-3634-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium523220.615
61121San Diego Padres1124963.43812.5381453-7219-4230-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium502426.480