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Baseball on Thursday, April 17, 1980

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve Stone (1-1)Rich Gale (0-1)BAL  A Bumbry (1), E Murray (1)Eddie Murray (13.2)
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox5BoxDick Drago (1-1)Aurelio Lopez (0-1)BOS  C Fisk (1)Champ Summers (33.5)
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox8BoxBritt Burns (1-0)Mike Griffin (0-1)NYA  R Jones (1)Mike Squires (28.7)
Minnesota Twins3Seattle Mariners4BoxRick Honeycutt (2-0)Geoff Zahn (1-1)MIN  R Wilfong (1)  SEA  M Mendoza (1)Ted Cox (22.8)
Milwaukee Brewers0Toronto Blue Jays1BoxPaul Mirabella (1-0)Lary Sorensen (1-1)TOR  R Bosetti (1)Damaso Garcia (8.7)
Cincinnati Reds4Atlanta Braves1BoxFrank Pastore (2-0)Phil Niekro (0-3)ATL  C Chambliss (1)  CIN  D Driessen (2), R Knight (1)Dan Driessen (25.6)
New York Mets1Chicago Cubs4BoxDennis Lamp (2-0)Tom Hausman (0-1)CHN  C Lezcano (1), M Tyson (1)Carlos Lezcano (30.5)
Houston Astros4Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJerry Reuss (1-0)Dave Smith (1-2)HOU  T Puhl (2)  LAN  R Cey (1)Rudy Law (30.2)
St. Louis Cardinals12Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBob Sykes (1-0)John Candelaria (0-1)PIT  B Robinson (2)  SLN  G Hendrick (1)George Hendrick (23.5)
San Diego Padres3San Francisco Giants7BoxVida Blue (2-0)Eric Rasmussen (0-2)SDN  G Tenace (2)Willie McCovey (13.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox42.667--27421-23-0W4Game Log
Baltimore Orioles43.5710.532291-33-0W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays33.5001.031251-32-0W2Game Log
New York Yankees34.4291.539303-40-0L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers23.4001.530210-22-1L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians15.1673.018371-50-0L4Game Log
Detroit Tigers16.1433.527341-60-0L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox52.714--36280-05-2W1Game Log
Texas Rangers52.714--36350-05-2W3Game Log
California Angels42.6670.527140-04-2W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners53.6250.538411-24-1W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics43.5711.031270-04-3W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals34.4292.021320-33-1L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins35.3752.526243-50-0L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates42.667--28223-11-1L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies32.6000.526201-12-1W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs33.5001.023242-31-0W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals34.4291.528331-02-4W1Game Log
New York Mets34.4291.525280-13-3L1Game Log
Montreal Expos23.4001.519222-30-0L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds801.000--48161-07-0W8Game Log
Houston Astros52.7142.537280-15-1L1Game Log
San Diego Padres53.6253.034350-15-2L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers35.3755.038412-51-0W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants26.2506.030381-61-0W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves07.0007.511400-60-1L7Game Log

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