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Games on 1980-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles3BoxTommy JohnMike FlanaganRich Gossage
Boston Red Sox8Chicago White Sox5BoxDennis EckersleyMike ProlyBob Stanley
Milwaukee Brewers4Cleveland Indians1BoxMike CaldwellRoss Grimsley(none)
Texas Rangers6Detroit Tigers2BoxJon MatlackPat Underwood(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals4BoxDennis LeonardJesse JeffersonDan Quisenberry
California Angels5Minnesota Twins4BoxFrank TananaGeoff ZahnAndy Hassler
Oakland Athletics11Seattle Mariners3BoxRick LangfordGlenn Abbott(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJerry ReussTom Seaver(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8New York Mets0BoxLarry ChristensonMark BombackTug McGraw
Montreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim BibbySteve RogersKent Tekulve
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres1BoxDave SmithEric Rasmussen(none)
Atlanta Braves8San Francisco Giants2BoxGene GarberGary Lavelle(none)
Chicago Cubs5St. Louis Cardinals4BoxLynn McGlothenSilvio MartinezBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1980-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1147044.614--59148310837-2133-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I483315.688
233Baltimore Orioles1136647.5843.554143910233-2533-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium493415.694
349Detroit Tigers1126052.5369.05694967328-2931-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium502426.480
4510Milwaukee Brewers1166254.5349.057046310730-2532-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium462422.522
5612Boston Red Sox1146054.52610.0546566-2034-2526-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park462323.500
6713Cleveland Indians1115853.52310.5529543-1425-3233-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium492128.429
71324Toronto Blue Jays1144866.42122.0437524-8722-3526-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium481929.396
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1157342.635--58247710538-2135-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium472423.511
2814Oakland Athletics1176156.52113.04854572826-3035-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum452223.489
3917Texas Rangers1155461.47019.0527527025-3229-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium462224.478
41020Chicago White Sox1155065.43523.0401512-11123-3325-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park452025.444
51121Minnesota Twins1154966.42624.0469549-8021-3828-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium462818.609
61222California Angels1134865.42524.0506570-6426-2722-38W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium471730.362
71426Seattle Mariners1164175.35332.5431578-14717-4224-33L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome461828.391
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Pittsburgh Pirates1156550.565--4894365329-3036-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium471829.383
225Montreal Expos1156451.5571.05064802626-2938-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium472621.553
3611Philadelphia Phillies1125953.5274.55084525625-3034-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium503218.640
4816New York Mets1155659.4879.0449480-3126-3230-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium471136.234
51019St. Louis Cardinals1135162.45113.05204903022-3429-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II492326.469
61225Chicago Cubs1144767.41217.5435502-6721-3626-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field481731.354
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
246Los Angeles Dodgers1156253.539--4784225624-3538-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium483018.625
137Houston Astros1156253.539--424422225-3237-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome483117.646
358Cincinnati Reds1176354.538--5275111626-2936-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium452619.578
4715San Francisco Giants1165759.4915.5435442-723-3834-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park451827.400
5918Atlanta Braves1155461.4708.0440497-5719-3735-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium462719.587
61123San Diego Padres1185068.42413.5391468-7720-4230-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium442321.523