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Baseball on Thursday, May 08, 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
Toronto Blue Jays9California Angels2BoxPaul Mirabella (3-1)Dave Frost (3-3)TOR  J Mayberry (6)Damaso Garcia (28.0)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox8BoxBritt Burns (3-2)Paul Splittorff (3-2)KCA  F White (1)Wayne Nordhagen (19.8)
Baltimore Orioles1Milwaukee Brewers9BoxMoose Haas (3-3)Dennis Martinez (1-1)BAL  L May (1)  MIL  S Lezcano (5), D Money (4), G Thomas (4)Don Money (22.5)
Detroit Tigers3Seattle Mariners4BoxRick Honeycutt (6-0)Jack Morris (3-4)DET  J Wockenfuss (2)Joe Simpson (41.4)
San Diego Padres9Chicago Cubs6BoxBob Shirley (2-1)Bruce Sutter (2-2)NoneKurt Bevacqua (43.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Toronto Blue Jays159.625--115889-66-3W6Game Log
New York Yankees149.6090.5117949-55-4W5Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1111.5003.0125916-45-7W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1212.5003.01141447-85-4W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1114.4404.51131124-107-4L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians914.3915.5901256-113-3W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers916.3606.51231315-124-4L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics1611.593--1201024-512-6L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1511.5770.51191236-39-8W1Game Log
Texas Rangers1311.5421.51261114-49-7L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1414.5002.51121274-610-8W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals1212.5002.5981054-78-5L1Game Log
California Angels1114.4404.0861003-68-8L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins1115.4234.51241296-95-6L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates157.682--109766-39-4W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs1210.5453.01151076-66-4L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1110.5243.5120943-48-6W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1212.5004.01291135-47-8W3Game Log
Montreal Expos1014.4176.0961163-87-6W1Game Log
New York Mets816.3338.0861072-76-9L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros178.680--115868-59-3L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1710.6301.01091038-59-5W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers1411.5603.01141025-99-2L2Game Log
San Diego Padres1313.5004.589986-117-2W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves815.3488.0711132-116-4L3Game Log
San Francisco Giants819.29610.0881263-155-4L4Game Log

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