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Monday September 1,1980This 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 1980-09-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Baltimore Orioles5BoxDennis MartinezMike ParrottTippy Martinez
California Angels3Boston Red Sox4BoxDick DragoDave FrostTom Burgmeier
Chicago White Sox11Detroit Tigers3BoxBritt BurnsJack Morris(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Kansas City Royals1BoxBob McClureRich Gale(none)
Cleveland Indians5Minnesota Twins2BoxLen BarkerAlbert Williams(none)
Oakland Athletics0New York Yankees5BoxTom UnderwoodRick Langford(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Texas Rangers9BoxDoc MedichJoey McLaughlin(none)
Atlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs2BoxRick MatulaDennis LampRick Camp
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBob WelchRay BurrisSteve Howe
Houston Astros10Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDave SmithDon Robinson(none)
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxRick RhodenGordie PladsonGrant Jackson
Montreal Expos5San Diego Padres3BoxScott SandersonRick WiseWoodie Fryman
Philadelphia Phillies6San Francisco Giants4BoxSteve CarltonGreg Minton(none)
Cincinnati Reds8St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJoe PriceJim Kaat(none)

Standings as of 1980-09-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1307951.608--65353611742-2737-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I32248.750
233Baltimore Orioles1297752.5971.561250111139-2738-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium332310.697
346Boston Red Sox1277156.5596.5605602340-2731-29W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park331221.364
5612Detroit Tigers1306862.52311.06606114934-3333-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321616.500
4511Cleveland Indians1306862.52311.0608632-2431-3537-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium301119.367
6713Milwaukee Brewers1347064.52211.068256511737-3033-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium281612.571
71222Toronto Blue Jays1305476.41525.0495606-11125-4129-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium321319.406
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1328547.644--67455112344-2141-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium301218.400
2816Oakland Athletics1326567.49220.05325151727-3638-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301812.600
3917Texas Rangers1336568.48920.56446083632-3533-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium281117.393
41019Chicago White Sox1305872.44626.0473577-10426-3530-39W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park301218.400
51121Minnesota Twins1335776.42928.5542622-8024-4233-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium28208.714
61325California Angels1295178.39532.5566660-9428-3323-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium311417.452
71426Seattle Mariners1314784.35937.5485645-16018-4629-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome311219.387
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies1296960.535--5965346231-3238-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium332211.667
259Montreal Expos1317061.534--5555391628-3542-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium312011.645
3610Pittsburgh Pirates1337162.534--5575243332-3339-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium291217.414
4918New York Mets1315972.45011.0504564-6027-3632-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium31823.258
51020St. Louis Cardinals1295772.44212.05925682424-3833-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II331716.515
61224Chicago Cubs1295178.39518.0486562-7624-4327-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field331320.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1327557.568--5104753532-3643-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome311813.581
225Los Angeles Dodgers1317457.5650.55464697731-3743-20W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium321814.563
337Cincinnati Reds1327359.5532.05845602433-2939-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium301614.533
5814San Francisco Giants1316665.5048.5490499-928-4138-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park30921.300
4715Atlanta Braves1316665.5048.5529563-3426-4040-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium301515.500
61123San Diego Padres1335578.41420.5456548-9223-4732-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium291811.621


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bernie CarboOF33.027Signed as Free Agent by Pirates. 
Tim McCarverC38.320Signed as Free Agent by Phillies. 
John PoffOF-1B27.313Claimed on waivers by Brewers from Phillies.