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Baseball on Friday, April 18, 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
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles5BoxDave Ford (1-0)Richard Dotson (1-1)BAL  A Bumbry (2), E Murray (2), K Singleton (4)  CHA  C Lemon (1)Eddie Murray (12.7)
Texas Rangers6Boston Red Sox5BoxDanny Darwin (1-0)Skip Lockwood (0-1)TEX  B Bell 2 (2), A Oliver (1)Buddy Bell (52.4)
Kansas City Royals9Detroit Tigers6BoxDan Quisenberry (1-0)Aurelio Lopez (0-2)NoneWillie Wilson (54.5)
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees2BoxMike Caldwell (1-0)Luis Tiant (1-1)MIL  G Thomas (2)Lou Piniella (17.0)
California Angels3Oakland Athletics6BoxBrian Kingman (1-1)Bruce Kison (0-2)OAK  W Gross (2)Dwayne Murphy (26.4)
Minnesota Twins1Seattle Mariners3Box G1Floyd Bannister (2-0)Roger Erickson (0-2)MIN  B Rivera (1)Larry Cox (15.2)
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners3Box G2Byron McLaughlin (1-0)Terry Felton (0-1)NoneJim Anderson (27.1)
Cincinnati Reds0Atlanta Braves3BoxRick Matula (1-0)Charlie Leibrandt (1-1)ATL  D Murphy (1)Dale Murphy (8.5)
Houston Astros7Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxKen Forsch (2-0)Dave Goltz (0-2)LAN  D Thomas (1)Denny Walling (35.4)
Philadelphia Phillies5Montreal Expos7BoxScott Sanderson (1-0)Dick Ruthven (1-1)MON  G Carter (2)  PHI  G Luzinski (2), M Schmidt (1)Gary Carter (66.3)
St. Louis Cardinals10Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxGrant Jackson (2-0)Darold Knowles (0-1)PIT  D Parker (1)  SLN  D Iorg 2 (2), K Reitz (1), T Simmons (1)Dave Parker (50.1)
San Diego Padres2San Francisco Giants5BoxBob Knepper (1-1)Randy Jones (1-1)SDN  D Winfield (2)Larry Herndon (12.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles53.625--37311-34-0W4Game Log
Boston Red Sox43.5710.532481-23-1L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays33.5001.031251-32-0W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers33.5001.033231-22-1W1Game Log
New York Yankees35.3752.041333-40-1L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians15.1673.018371-50-0L4Game Log
Detroit Tigers17.1254.033431-60-1L7Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Texas Rangers62.750--42401-05-2W4Game Log
Seattle Mariners73.7001.044441-26-1W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox53.6251.038330-15-2L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics53.6251.037300-05-3W3Game Log
California Angels43.5711.530200-14-2L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals44.5002.030381-33-1W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins37.3004.029303-70-0L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates52.714--40323-12-1W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies33.5001.531271-22-1L1Game Log
Montreal Expos33.5001.526272-31-0W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs33.5001.523242-31-0W1Game Log
New York Mets34.4292.025280-13-3L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals35.3752.538451-12-4L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds81.889--48191-17-0L1Game Log
Houston Astros62.7501.544321-15-1W1Game Log
San Diego Padres54.5563.036400-25-2L3Game Log
San Francisco Giants36.3335.035401-62-0W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers36.3335.042482-51-1L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves17.1256.514400-61-1W1Game Log

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