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Tuesday September 16,1980This 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 1980-09-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers8Baltimore Orioles3BoxJack MorrisSteve Stone(none)
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox9BoxJohn TudorRoss GrimsleyBob Stanley
Toronto Blue Jays4New York Yankees5BoxRon GuidryJim ClancyRich Gossage
Chicago White Sox2Seattle Mariners1BoxRichard DotsonGlenn AbbottEd Farmer
Oakland Athletics4Texas Rangers2BoxMike NorrisDanny Darwin(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Atlanta Braves2BoxPhil NiekroDave GoltzRick Camp
St. Louis Cardinals5Chicago Cubs6BoxBill CaudillJohn Littlefield(none)
San Francisco Giants8Cincinnati Reds1BoxEd WhitsonJoe Price(none)
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros3BoxJohn CurtisVern RuhleRollie Fingers
Montreal Expos5New York Mets3BoxElias SosaJuan Berenguer(none)
Montreal Expos4New York Mets2BoxDavid PalmerRoy Lee JacksonStan Bahnsen
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJim BibbyDick RuthvenKent Tekulve

Standings as of 1980-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1449252.639--73358614748-2844-24W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I18117.611
233Baltimore Orioles1448658.5976.069056412645-2941-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium18144.778
349Boston Red Sox1417665.53914.5674675-142-2834-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park19712.368
4510Milwaukee Brewers1447767.53515.073060512543-3134-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1899.500
5613Detroit Tigers1457570.51717.57216705137-3537-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1798.529
6714Cleveland Indians1437370.51018.5665693-2832-3741-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium17611.353
71222Toronto Blue Jays1446183.42431.0550666-11626-4335-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium18612.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1448955.618--71961510448-2741-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium18810.444
2815Oakland Athletics1467373.50017.05915672431-4042-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum16106.625
3916Texas Rangers1467076.47920.06846632135-4135-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1569.400
41019Minnesota Twins1436380.44125.5583651-6828-4435-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium18144.778
51121Chicago White Sox1456382.43426.5515646-13128-4233-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1578.467
61324California Angels1425884.40830.0630717-8729-3829-46W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium18711.389
71426Seattle Mariners1455293.35937.5539706-16722-5130-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome17710.412
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Montreal Expos1458164.559--6115664534-3747-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1798.529
247Philadelphia Phillies1447866.5422.56455816436-3642-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium18135.722
3712Pittsburgh Pirates1457669.5245.06005693135-4041-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium17710.412
4918St. Louis Cardinals1456580.44816.06686353329-4336-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II1798.529
51123New York Mets1456184.42120.0547633-8627-4334-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium17611.353
61225Chicago Cubs1445688.38924.5551641-9026-4830-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field18810.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
224Los Angeles Dodgers1448262.569--5915078434-4148-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium19109.526
115Houston Astros1448262.569--5655313432-3750-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome19118.579
358Cincinnati Reds1467967.5414.06376132438-3340-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium16106.625
4611Atlanta Braves1447668.5286.0587607-2028-4048-28W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium17512.294
5817San Francisco Giants1446876.47214.0526566-4029-4739-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park17710.412
61020San Diego Padres1466482.43819.0515594-7925-5039-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1697.563