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Baseball on Saturday, May 31, 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
Milwaukee Brewers19Boston Red Sox8BoxReggie Cleveland (3-2)Mike Torrez (1-5)BOS  R Burleson (4), C Fisk (7), B Hobson (6), T Perez (7), D Stapleton 2 (2)  MIL  P Molitor (4), R Yount (8)Butch Hobson (21.9)
Seattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians5BoxDan Spillner (4-3)Mike Parrott (1-6)CLE  R Hassey (2), C Johnson (5)Ron Hassey (15.8)
California Angels6Detroit Tigers1BoxBruce Kison (3-4)Pat Underwood (0-3)CAL  B Campaneris (1), T Donohue (2)Tom Donohue (17.2)
Chicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals6BoxRenie Martin (6-2)Steve Trout (2-5)KCA  J Wathan (2)John Wathan (36.2)
Baltimore Orioles11Minnesota Twins1BoxScott McGregor (4-2)Geoff Zahn (3-7)BAL  L May (3)Rich Dauer (29.0)
Toronto Blue Jays6New York Yankees8BoxRudy May (3-1)Joey McLaughlin (1-3)NYA  B Brown (4), R Jackson (9), J Lefebvre (3), B Murcer (3)Bobby Brown (41.5)
Oakland Athletics4Texas Rangers3BoxMike Norris (6-3)Doc Medich (4-3)NoneMitchell Page (36.1)
Philadelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs0BoxSteve Carlton (9-2)Guillermo Hernandez (1-4)PHI  M Schmidt 2 (16)Lonnie Smith (18.9)
Atlanta Braves6Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTommy Boggs (2-1)Jerry Reuss (6-1)ATL  B Nahorodny (1)  LAN  S Garvey (10)Luis Gomez (21.0)
New York Mets0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBert Blyleven (1-4)Craig Swan (3-4)PIT  O Moreno (1), D Parker (8)Omar Moreno (21.7)
Cincinnati Reds5San Diego Padres7BoxBob Shirley (5-1)Tom Hume (3-5)CIN  G Foster (8)Kurt Bevacqua (51.3)
Houston Astros5San Francisco Giants0BoxJ.R. Richard (6-3)John Montefusco (2-4)HOU  J Morgan (4)Art Howe (16.2)
Montreal Expos6St. Louis Cardinals8BoxBob Forsch (4-3)Steve Rogers (5-5)MON  G Carter 2 (9)  SLN  G Hendrick (10)George Hendrick (32.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees2816.636--24117814-714-9W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2320.5354.52501789-1014-10W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2221.5125.517917811-1111-10L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2223.4896.520924611-1111-12L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2224.4787.020918710-1512-9W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians2123.4777.017321012-149-9W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1925.4329.021422410-179-8L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals2718.600--22020512-1115-7W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics2521.5432.52021878-1217-9W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox2423.5114.019021411-1313-10L4Game Log
Seattle Mariners2324.4895.01852127-1316-11L1Game Log
Texas Rangers2223.4895.022021010-1012-13L4Game Log
California Angels1925.4327.51812089-1010-15W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1829.38310.01912279-189-11L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2518.581--18516512-1013-8W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2318.5611.02191728-915-9W1Game Log
Montreal Expos2120.5123.01711759-1212-8L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2021.4884.01751768-1212-9L1Game Log
New York Mets1923.4525.51571819-1210-11L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1628.3649.52102206-1210-16W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2818.609--1951719-1419-4L1Game Log
Houston Astros2519.5682.016714412-1213-7W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2620.5652.020519411-1015-10L1Game Log
San Diego Padres2324.4895.516516510-1613-8W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1927.4139.01631957-2012-7L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves1726.3959.51361904-1813-8W1Game Log

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