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Games on 1980-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5California Angels2BoxRudy MayDave LaRocheRich Gossage
Toronto Blue Jays1Chicago White Sox5BoxRichard DotsonJack Kucek(none)
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals3BoxRich GaleWayne GarlandDan Quisenberry
Detroit Tigers4Minnesota Twins3BoxBruce RobbinsDarrell JacksonDave Rozema
Baltimore Orioles4Oakland Athletics2BoxSteve StoneBrian KingmanTim Stoddard
Boston Red Sox1Seattle Mariners3BoxRob DresslerBruce HurstShane Rawley
Milwaukee Brewers5Texas Rangers7BoxDanny DarwinJerry Augustine(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Atlanta Braves7BoxDoyle AlexanderPete Vuckovich(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Cincinnati Reds1BoxRick RhodenFrank PastoreGrant Jackson
Chicago Cubs0Houston Astros1BoxJoe NiekroGeorge Riley(none)
San Diego Padres0Montreal Expos2BoxBill GullicksonSteve MuraJohn D'Acquisto
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets2BoxDave GoltzTom HausmanSteve Howe
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxAllen RipleyLarry Christenson(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1227448.607--62251211041-2533-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I402911.725
233Baltimore Orioles1217348.6030.557446011438-2535-23W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium412714.659
349Milwaukee Brewers1256758.5368.563451012434-2733-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium371918.514
4511Boston Red Sox1196356.5299.5561577-1637-2726-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park412021.488
5612Detroit Tigers1226458.52510.06185655332-3231-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium402020.500
6713Cleveland Indians1216358.52110.5562589-2730-3433-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium391623.410
71222Toronto Blue Jays1215071.41323.5463562-9924-4026-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium411724.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1237944.642--62350411941-2138-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium391821.462
2814Oakland Athletics1246361.50816.55084842427-3136-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum382018.526
3917Texas Rangers1245965.47620.55915751628-3231-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium371720.459
41019Chicago White Sox1225468.44324.5427533-10623-3329-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park381622.421
51121Minnesota Twins1245470.43525.5514588-7421-3833-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium372314.622
61325California Angels1214972.40529.0533619-8626-3023-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium391623.410
71426Seattle Mariners1234479.35835.0452604-15217-4227-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome391524.385
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1236954.561--5154664931-3338-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium391425.359
236Montreal Expos1236756.5452.05265071927-3140-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium392316.590
3610Philadelphia Phillies1206456.5333.55584926628-3036-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium422715.643
4918New York Mets1235865.47211.0476518-4226-3232-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium39930.231
51020St. Louis Cardinals1205367.44214.55505252524-3729-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II422121.500
61224Chicago Cubs1214972.40519.0465532-6723-4126-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field411526.366
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1226953.566--4644343027-3242-21W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome412417.585
247Los Angeles Dodgers1226656.5413.05014445728-3638-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium412615.634
358Cincinnati Reds1246757.5403.05485361228-2938-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium382216.579
4715San Francisco Giants1236261.5047.5457466-927-3935-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park381325.342
5816Atlanta Braves1225963.48410.0480523-4320-3839-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium392217.564
61123San Diego Padres1255174.40819.5414511-9721-4630-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium372215.595