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Thursday August 14,1980This 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 1980-08-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles6BoxSteve StoneTom Underwood(none)
Texas Rangers2Cleveland Indians7BoxLen BarkerEd Figueroa(none)
Boston Red Sox3Detroit Tigers1BoxSteve RenkoDan SchatzederBob Stanley
Toronto Blue Jays2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMoose HaasDave Stieb(none)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins1BoxMike NorrisDoug Corbett(none)
California Angels2Seattle Mariners1BoxAlfredo MartinezRick HoneycuttDon Aase
Philadelphia Phillies8New York Mets1BoxNino EspinosaPat Zachry(none)
Houston Astros2San Diego Padres1BoxNolan RyanJohn Curtis(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants5BoxAlan HargesheimerLarry McWilliamsGreg Minton
Chicago Cubs9St. Louis Cardinals10BoxJim KaatGeorge Riley(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1136944.611--58748010736-2133-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I493415.694
233Baltimore Orioles1126646.5892.553843510333-2533-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium503416.680
347Detroit Tigers1116051.5418.05674907728-2931-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium512427.471
4510Milwaukee Brewers1156154.5309.056646210429-2532-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium472522.532
5611Cleveland Indians1105852.5279.5528539-1125-3233-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium502129.420
6713Boston Red Sox1135954.52210.0538561-2333-2526-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park472423.511
71223Toronto Blue Jays1134865.42521.0434520-8622-3426-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium491930.388
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1147242.632--57847410438-2134-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium482523.521
2814Oakland Athletics1166056.51713.04744542025-3035-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum462323.500
3917Texas Rangers1145361.46519.0521525-424-3229-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium472324.489
41020Chicago White Sox1145064.43922.0396504-10823-3325-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park462026.435
51121Minnesota Twins1144965.43023.0465544-7921-3828-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium472819.596
61324California Angels1124765.42024.0501566-6525-2722-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium481830.375
71426Seattle Mariners1154174.35731.5428567-13917-4224-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome471829.383
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225Pittsburgh Pirates1146450.561--4824334929-3035-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium481929.396
114Montreal Expos1146450.561--5034733026-2838-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium482622.542
3612Philadelphia Phillies1115853.5234.55004524824-3034-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium513318.647
4816New York Mets1145658.4918.0449472-2326-3230-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium481137.229
51019St. Louis Cardinals1125161.45512.05164853122-3429-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II502327.460
61225Chicago Cubs1134667.40717.5430498-6820-3626-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field491831.367
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds1166353.543--5265081826-2836-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium462620.565
358Los Angeles Dodgers1146153.5351.04754215424-3537-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium493118.633
249Houston Astros1146153.5351.0421421024-3237-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome493217.653
4715San Francisco Giants1155758.4965.5433434-123-3834-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park461828.391
5918Atlanta Braves1145361.4659.0432495-6318-3735-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium472819.596
61122San Diego Padres1175067.42713.5390465-7520-4230-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium452322.511


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken ClayP26.130Traded by Yankees with Marvin Thompson to Rangers for Gaylord Perry. 
Tom NiedenfuerP21.001Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Gaylord PerryP41.333Traded by Rangers to Yankees for Marvin Thompson and Ken Clay.