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Wednesday August 27,1980This 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 1980-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox3BoxMike ProlyDave Rozema(none)
Minnesota Twins1Cleveland Indians4BoxLen BarkerJerry KoosmanVictor Cruz
Kansas City Royals5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxPaul SplittorffPaul MitchellRenie Martin
Texas Rangers4Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJim ClancyDoc MedichJerry Garvin
San Francisco Giants1Montreal Expos0BoxEd WhitsonScott SandersonGreg Minton
San Diego Padres4New York Mets1BoxRick WiseRay BurrisRollie Fingers
Los Angeles Dodgers3Philadelphia Phillies4BoxSteve CarltonSteve HoweTug McGraw
Atlanta Braves7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxRick MatulaDon RobinsonAl Hrabosky
Houston Astros2St. Louis Cardinals10BoxJohn MartinKen Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1257550.600--62852610242-2733-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I37289.757
233Baltimore Orioles1247450.5970.558347211139-2735-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium382612.684
348Boston Red Sox1226656.5417.5580587-740-2726-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park381721.447
4511Detroit Tigers1256659.5289.06285745434-3331-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium371819.486
5612Cleveland Indians1256560.52010.0576605-2930-3535-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351421.400
6713Milwaukee Brewers1296762.51910.065053511534-2833-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium331914.576
71222Toronto Blue Jays1255273.41623.0477582-10525-4027-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium371522.405
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1278344.654--65152212944-2139-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium351421.400
2814Oakland Athletics1276562.51218.05204893127-3138-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351817.514
3917Texas Rangers1286266.48421.56125852730-3332-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium331419.424
41020Chicago White Sox1255570.44027.0437547-11023-3330-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park351520.429
51121Minnesota Twins1285573.43028.5525600-7522-4033-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium332211.667
61325California Angels1244975.39532.5538632-9426-3023-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium361620.444
71426Seattle Mariners1264680.36536.5471620-14917-4229-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome361323.361
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1277057.551--5324874532-3338-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium351322.371
247Montreal Expos1266957.5480.55415182327-3142-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium362115.583
3610Philadelphia Phillies1246658.5322.55775126528-3038-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium382513.658
4918New York Mets1265868.46011.5485533-4826-3232-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium36927.250
51019St. Louis Cardinals1245569.44413.55705452524-3831-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II381919.500
61224Chicago Cubs1245074.40318.5470538-6824-4326-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field381424.368
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1267155.563--4764502628-3443-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome372215.595
236Los Angeles Dodgers1266957.5482.05234586531-3738-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium372314.622
359Cincinnati Reds1276859.5353.5554545928-2939-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium352114.600
5815San Francisco Giants1266363.5008.0460476-1628-4135-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park351223.343
4716Atlanta Braves1266363.5008.0509540-3123-3840-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium351817.514
61123San Diego Padres1285375.41419.0435530-9523-4730-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium342014.588