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Thursday December 18,1980This 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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Standings at end of 1980 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees16210359.636--82066215850-3153-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I000
222Baltimore Orioles16210062.6173.080564016550-3150-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium000
349Milwaukee Brewers1628676.53117.081168212946-3440-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium000
4510Detroit Tigers1638578.52118.58307577341-4043-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium-1-10
5611Boston Red Sox1608377.51919.0757767-1047-3236-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park000
6815Cleveland Indians1607981.49423.0738807-6935-4644-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium000
71222Toronto Blue Jays1626795.41436.0624762-13832-4935-46W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Kansas City Royals1629765.599--80969411548-3349-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium000
2713Oakland Athletics1628379.51214.06866424437-4446-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
3916Minnesota Twins1617784.47819.5670724-5433-4844-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium000
41017Texas Rangers1637687.46621.5756752437-4639-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium-20-2
51121Chicago White Sox1627290.44425.0587722-13533-4837-44W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park-2-20
61324California Angels1606595.40631.0698797-9935-4430-51L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium000
71426Seattle Mariners16359104.36238.5610793-18323-5936-45L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome-10-1
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Philadelphia Phillies1629171.562--7286398942-3949-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium000
247Montreal Expos1629072.5561.06946296539-4351-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium000
3612Pittsburgh Pirates1628379.5128.06666462036-4547-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium000
4919St. Louis Cardinals1627488.45717.07387102833-4841-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II000
51123New York Mets1626795.41424.0611702-9129-5138-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium000
61225Chicago Cubs1626498.39527.0614728-11427-5437-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1639370.571--6375894838-4455-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome000
225Los Angeles Dodgers1639271.5641.06635917237-4455-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium000
358Cincinnati Reds1639073.5523.07076703745-3644-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium-1-10
4714Atlanta Braves1618180.50311.0630660-3031-5050-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium000
5818San Francisco Giants1617586.46617.0573634-6131-4944-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park000
61020San Diego Padres1637390.44820.0591654-6328-5445-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium-10-1


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob JonesOF31.068Signed as Free Agent by Rangers. 
Bill Stein3B-2B33.331Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.