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Friday September 26,1980This 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 1980-09-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5California Angels4BoxDewey RobinsonJim BarrEd Farmer
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians5BoxDan SpillnerMike FlanaganSid Monge
New York Yankees7Detroit Tigers5BoxRon GuidryDan SchatzederRon Davis
Kansas City Royals0Minnesota Twins3BoxGeoff ZahnDennis Leonard(none)
Milwaukee Brewers10Oakland Athletics7BoxReggie ClevelandMike NorrisBob McClure
Texas Rangers2Seattle Mariners7BoxGlenn AbbottFergie Jenkins(none)
Boston Red Sox3Toronto Blue Jays1BoxDennis EckersleyDave Stieb(none)
San Francisco Giants3Atlanta Braves5BoxTommy BoggsVida BlueRick Camp
Pittsburgh Pirates8Chicago Cubs9BoxBill CaudillKent Tekulve(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros2BoxVern RuhleTom Seaver(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5New York Mets1BoxAndy RinconNeil Allen(none)
Montreal Expos1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxTug McGrawDavid Palmer(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres3BoxTom TellmannDave GoltzRollie Fingers

Standings as of 1980-09-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1549955.643--77162015149-2850-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I844.500
222Baltimore Orioles1539360.6085.574960314645-3048-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium972.778
349Milwaukee Brewers1558372.53516.578464913544-3139-41W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium734.429
4510Boston Red Sox1508070.53317.0715714145-3235-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1037.300
5613Detroit Tigers1547975.51320.07837236037-3741-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium853.625
6815Cleveland Indians1537677.49722.5701756-5534-4442-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium734.429
71323Toronto Blue Jays1536489.41834.5591715-12429-4835-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium936.333
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Kansas City Royals1549262.597--7586649448-3144-31L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium853.625
2714Oakland Athletics1557877.50314.56486183034-4244-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum752.714
3916Minnesota Twins1547282.46820.0638686-4830-4642-36W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium752.714
41019Texas Rangers1567185.45522.0721728-735-4636-39L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium5501.000
51121Chicago White Sox1546688.42926.0547692-14531-4833-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park642.667
61222California Angels1526488.42127.0673754-8135-4129-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium817.125
71426Seattle Mariners1555996.38133.5588745-15723-5336-43W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome707.000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies1538568.556--6786057340-3845-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium963.667
258Montreal Expos1548470.5451.56496044537-4347-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium862.750
3712Pittsburgh Pirates1548074.5195.56446212335-4145-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium835.375
4918St. Louis Cardinals1547183.46114.57196695032-4439-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II835.375
51124New York Mets1546391.40922.5577671-9428-4935-42L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium844.500
61225Chicago Cubs1536192.39924.0593693-10026-4835-44W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field936.333
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1548866.571--6025643837-4151-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome954.556
225Los Angeles Dodgers1548668.5582.06265576934-4252-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium963.667
347Cincinnati Reds1568670.5513.06906533744-3541-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium633.500
4611Atlanta Braves1548074.5198.0616638-2230-4550-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium716.143
5817San Francisco Giants1547282.46816.0554596-4230-4942-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park734.429
61020San Diego Padres1566987.44220.0555632-7725-5244-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium642.667