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Tuesday August 12,1980This 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 1980-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers1Cleveland Indians2BoxRick WaitsFergie JenkinsVictor Cruz
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers4BoxBill CampbellMark FidrychBob Stanley
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals4BoxDan QuisenberryScott McGregor(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJim ClancyLary Sorensen(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMike BarlowBill CastroJerry Garvin
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins3BoxDoug CorbettBrian Kingman(none)
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees8BoxDoug BirdEd Farmer(none)
California Angels9Seattle Mariners6BoxMark ClearDave Heaverlo(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs2BoxSteve CarltonMike Krukow(none)
Atlanta Braves7Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxGene GarberRick SutcliffeRick Camp
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxRay BurrisRick RhodenNeil Allen
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres2BoxJoe PriceRandy Jones(none)
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants2BoxAllen RipleyJoe NiekroGary Lavelle
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxFred NormanJohn FulghamWoodie Fryman

Standings as of 1980-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1116942.622--58547011536-2033-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I513417.667
233Baltimore Orioles1106545.5913.553142810333-2432-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium523517.673
346Detroit Tigers1095950.5419.05644867828-2930-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium532528.472
4511Boston Red Sox1115853.52311.0534558-2432-2426-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park492524.510
5612Milwaukee Brewers1135954.52211.055745610129-2530-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium492722.551
6713Cleveland Indians1085652.51911.5507534-2725-3231-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium522329.442
71223Toronto Blue Jays1114863.43221.0428511-8322-3226-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium511932.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1137142.628--5724739938-2133-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium492623.531
2814Oakland Athletics1145856.50913.54664511523-3035-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum482523.521
3917Texas Rangers1125359.47317.55165041224-3029-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium492326.469
41020Minnesota Twins1124963.43821.5462536-7421-3828-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium492821.571
51122Chicago White Sox1134964.43422.0392503-11122-3325-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park472126.447
61324California Angels1104565.40924.5489561-7223-2722-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium502030.400
71426Seattle Mariners1134172.36330.0423555-13217-4224-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome491831.367
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225Pittsburgh Pirates1136449.566--4794285129-3035-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium491930.388
114Montreal Expos1136449.566--4984663226-2738-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium492623.531
3610Philadelphia Phillies1095752.5235.04914494223-2934-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium533419.642
4715New York Mets1125557.4918.5443461-1825-3230-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium501238.240
51019St. Louis Cardinals1104961.44513.54994712822-3427-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II522527.481
61225Chicago Cubs1114566.40518.0419487-6820-3525-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field511932.373
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Los Angeles Dodgers1136152.540--4754195624-3537-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium503119.620
248Cincinnati Reds1156253.539--5225051725-2836-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium472720.574
359Houston Astros1126052.5360.5414414023-3137-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome513318.647
4816San Francisco Giants1135558.4876.0422428-623-3832-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park482028.417
5918Atlanta Braves1125260.4648.5429490-6117-3635-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium492920.592
61121San Diego Padres1155065.43512.0386459-7320-4230-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium472324.489


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jose GonzalezC-1.038Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Mark LeeP27.059Traded by Padres with Kurt Bevacqua to Pirates for luis salazar and Rick Lancellotti.