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Monday September 8,1980This 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 1980-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4California Angels7BoxDon AaseLarry GuraAndy Hassler
Seattle Mariners2Chicago White Sox3BoxEd FarmerDave Heaverlo(none)
Boston Red Sox10Cleveland Indians4BoxMike TorrezDan Spillner(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Detroit Tigers2BoxDennis MartinezMilt WilcoxSammy Stewart
Baltimore Orioles8Detroit Tigers6BoxMike FlanaganDan PetryTim Stoddard
Texas Rangers6Oakland Athletics2BoxJohn ButcherBrian Kingman(none)
New York Yankees7Toronto Blue Jays4BoxTommy JohnDave StiebRich Gossage
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves1BoxFrank PastoreDoyle Alexander(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies6BoxTug McGrawEnrique Romo(none)
Chicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxLynn McGlothenBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1980-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1378651.628--69655713943-2743-24W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I25178.680
233Baltimore Orioles1378255.5994.065753612141-2741-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium25187.720
346Boston Red Sox1347460.55210.5644639541-2733-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park26917.346
4510Milwaukee Brewers1397366.52514.070758612139-3034-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium231310.565
5611Detroit Tigers1387266.52214.56926425034-3337-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium241212.500
6714Cleveland Indians1367066.51515.5635659-2432-3638-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium24915.375
71223Toronto Blue Jays1375879.42328.0518630-11226-4232-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium25916.360
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1388751.630--69558311246-2341-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium241014.417
2815Texas Rangers1396970.49618.56706294135-3634-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium22715.318
3916Oakland Athletics1396871.48919.55605481230-3938-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum23158.652
41120Chicago White Sox1386078.43527.0495614-11927-4131-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park221012.455
51019Minnesota Twins1386078.43527.0555634-7926-4334-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium23176.739
61325California Angels1365383.39033.0595698-10329-3824-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium241212.500
71426Seattle Mariners1385088.36237.0516680-16421-5029-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome24915.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Montreal Expos1377463.540--5845503432-3742-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium25169.640
259Philadelphia Phillies1367363.5370.56145565834-3539-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium26188.692
3612Pittsburgh Pirates1387266.5222.55805503032-3740-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium241113.458
4918St. Louis Cardinals1366175.44912.56286012726-4035-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II261313.500
51122New York Mets1375978.43115.0522592-7027-4232-36L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium25817.320
61224Chicago Cubs1365482.39719.5514596-8225-4329-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field261016.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1377958.577--5704809031-3748-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium261313.500
225Houston Astros1377760.5622.05345033132-3745-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome261610.615
337Cincinnati Reds1397663.5474.06155912436-3339-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium231310.565
4713Atlanta Braves1377166.5188.0560588-2828-4043-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium241014.417
5817San Francisco Giants1376770.48912.0500529-2928-4139-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park24816.333
61021San Diego Padres1396079.43220.0481566-8523-4737-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium231310.565