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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 69-70W2100 021 020 691
Oakland Athletics 68-71L1200 000 000 260
Date of Game:  Monday, September 08, 1980
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones
  • John Butcher - 1st career win, 1st career game

  • Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Mickey Riverscf31.312512000.330134113975718
    Johnny Grubbrf32.035411211.303908736242
    Al Oliverlf33.329501000.3071391710161015
    Rusty Staubdh36.160311201.3028824877490
        Richie Ziskph31.214100000.289117112019740
    Pat Putnam1b26.279310010.27612529511450
    Jim Sundbergc29.113311010.28013010039582
    Pepe Frias3b32.056400000.2491126790105
    Bud Harrelsonss36.094300010.230621507153
    Mike Richardt2b22.107413200.29499060
    Totals: 3569642.257100610822 

    Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

    Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Rickey Hendersonlf21.257410010.29813522484473
    Dwayne Murphycf25.173401000.278136317115824
    Mitchell Pagedh28.329201101.23998523124113
        Mike Davisph21.089100010.1984747182
    Dave Revering1b27.208410001.2849937615611
    Tony Armasrf27.058402000.26813542730923
    Wayne Gross3b28.238402100.28110251412535
    Jeff Newmanc31.362400002.22910548914443
    Dave McKay2b30.178300010.2331004641151
    Rob Piccioloss27.216200001.233824232110
        Orlando Gonzalezph28.298100000.1701872000
        Bob Laceyp27.014000000.00041221000
    Totals: 3326235.18210984097 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Mike Richardt (2)
    HR:  Johnny Grubb (6), Rusty Staub (7)
    RBIs:  Wayne Gross (53), Johnny Grubb 2 (24), Mitchell Page (41), Mike Richardt 2 (6), Rusty Staub 2 (49)
    SB:  Rickey Henderson (73)
    SH:  Rob Picciolo (6)
    SF:  Rusty Staub (5)

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    John Butcher  (W 1-0)23.18496223502.001.0000011
    Pitching Totals:9622350 00011

    Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

    Oakland AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Brian Kingman  (L 7-17)26.0437.29664123.821.350002745
    Bob Lacey27.0141.10000103.181.1500041221
    Pitching Totals:9966422 00068266

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  John Butcher 0-0-0;  Brian Kingman 0-0-0;  Bob Lacey 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  John Butcher 37;  Brian Kingman 36;  Bob Lacey 4; 
    Time of Game:  2:33    Attendance:  9,731
    Umpires:   Home:   Bill Kunkel  1B  John Shulock  2B  Terry Cooney  3B  Dan Morrison 

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