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Friday August 29,1980This 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 1980-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels5Baltimore Orioles0BoxAlfredo MartinezSteve Stone(none)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox6BoxMike TorrezBrian KingmanTom Burgmeier
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians6BoxSid MongeEd FarmerVictor Cruz
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers8BoxMilt WilcoxBill Travers(none)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals7BoxDennis LeonardEd Figueroa(none)
Seattle Mariners1New York Yankees5BoxTommy JohnRob Dressler(none)
Minnesota Twins5Toronto Blue Jays2BoxGeoff ZahnDave Stieb(none)
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs5BoxDave SmithDick TidrowFrank LaCorte
Montreal Expos4Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBobby CastilloJohn D'AcquistoSteve Howe
Cincinnati Reds8Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxMario SotoKent TekulveTom Hume
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres2BoxLarry ChristensonSteve MuraTug McGraw
New York Mets0San Francisco Giants1BoxVida BluePat Zachry(none)
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxTommy BoggsSilvio MartinezRick Camp

Standings as of 1980-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1277750.606--63953210742-2735-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I35269.743
233Baltimore Orioles1267551.5951.559648511139-2736-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium362511.694
346Boston Red Sox1246856.5487.5589592-340-2728-29W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park361521.417
4511Detroit Tigers1276859.5359.06475836434-3333-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium351619.457
5612Cleveland Indians1266660.52410.5582610-2830-3536-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium341321.382
6713Milwaukee Brewers1316764.51112.065955410534-3033-34L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium311912.613
71223Toronto Blue Jays1275275.40925.0484594-11025-4027-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium351520.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1298445.651--66453512944-2140-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium331320.394
2815Oakland Athletics1296564.50419.05254982727-3338-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum331815.545
3917Texas Rangers1306367.48521.56255982731-3432-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium311318.419
41020Minnesota Twins1305773.43827.5537607-7024-4033-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium312011.645
51121Chicago White Sox1265571.43727.5442553-11123-3430-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park341519.441
61325California Angels1265076.39732.5551645-9427-3123-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium341519.441
71426Seattle Mariners1284682.35937.5477631-15417-4429-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome341321.382
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Montreal Expos1276958.543--5455232227-3242-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium352114.600
259Pittsburgh Pirates1297059.543--5394994032-3338-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium331320.394
3610Philadelphia Phillies1256758.5361.05805146629-3038-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium372413.649
4918New York Mets1275869.45711.0485534-4926-3332-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium35926.257
51019St. Louis Cardinals1265670.44412.55845513324-3832-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II361818.500
61224Chicago Cubs1265076.39718.5476548-7224-4326-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field361422.389
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1287355.570--4864563030-3443-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome352015.571
225Los Angeles Dodgers1277057.5512.55284626631-3739-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium362214.611
348Cincinnati Reds1297059.5433.55665521430-2939-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium331914.576
4714San Francisco Giants1276463.5048.5461476-1528-4136-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park341123.324
5816Atlanta Braves1286464.5009.0515554-3924-3940-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium331716.515
61122San Diego Padres1295376.41120.5437533-9623-4730-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium332013.606


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve BusbyP30.334Released by Royals. 
Manny MotaOF42.192Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Rusty TorresOF31.333Released by Royals.