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Baseball on Friday, August 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
Chicago White Sox1Boston Red Sox4BoxBill Campbell (1-0)Richard Dotson (8-7)NoneJim Morrison (15.7)
Minnesota Twins5California Angels9BoxDave Lemanczyk (4-9)Darrell Jackson (7-7)CAL  D Ford (3)  MIN  H Powell (5)Rod Carew (35.8)
Cleveland Indians1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBill Travers (10-5)Len Barker (12-8)MIL  B Oglivie (28)Cecil Cooper (13.7)
Baltimore Orioles5New York Yankees2BoxJim Palmer (12-8)Ron Guidry (12-7)BAL  E Murray (19)  NYA  R Jones (8)John Lowenstein (34.9)
Seattle Mariners2Oakland Athletics1BoxShane Rawley (6-5)Matt Keough (12-11)SEA  J Simpson (2)Dave Revering (35.8)
Detroit Tigers8Texas Rangers0BoxDan Petry (7-6)Ed Figueroa (3-5)DET  L Parrish (18), C Summers (10)Champ Summers (16.0)
Kansas City Royals9Toronto Blue Jays0Box G1Rich Gale (10-7)Jim Clancy (10-8)KCA  J Quirk 2 (4)Jamie Quirk (25.7)
Kansas City Royals7Toronto Blue Jays4Box G2Marty Pattin (3-0)Jerry Garvin (3-7)KCA  A Otis (8), D Porter (7)Amos Otis (54.7)
San Francisco Giants3Atlanta Braves7BoxLarry McWilliams (8-8)Greg Minton (3-4)ATL  B Horner (22), D Murphy (18)  SFN  D Evans (13)Darrell Evans (44.4)
Montreal Expos5Chicago Cubs2BoxCharlie Lea (4-5)Mike Krukow (7-11)CHN  C Johnson (14)  MON  G Carter (21), E Valentine (12)Ellis Valentine (13.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Cincinnati Reds8BoxTom Hume (6-7)Bobby Castillo (3-6)CIN  J Bench (17), D Driessen (12)Johnny Bench (76.4)
San Diego Padres5Houston Astros3BoxJuan Eichelberger (3-0)Joe Sambito (7-2)NoneVon Joshua (71.7)
Philadelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxKent Tekulve (8-5)Tug McGraw (0-4)PHI  G Maddox (7), M Trillo (2)  PIT  W Stargell (11)Pete Rose (22.6)
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJeff Reardon (7-6)John Littlefield (4-3)NoneElliott Maddox (52.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees6740.626--56745536-2031-20L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6244.5854.551641630-2332-21W7Game Log
Detroit Tigers5847.5528.054746628-2729-21W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5751.52810.553943629-2528-26W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5651.52311.051453831-2325-28W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians5450.51911.549352024-3030-20L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4562.42122.041149520-3225-30L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals6940.633--55645937-2032-20W5Game Log
Oakland Athletics5654.50913.545544423-2933-25L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5158.46818.050749724-2927-29L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4861.44021.037948421-3025-33L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins4762.43122.045252420-3727-25L8Game Log
California Angels4364.40225.047054822-2721-37W5Game Log
Seattle Mariners4069.36729.041353716-4024-29W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos6147.565--48244123-2538-22W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6048.5561.046142129-3031-18W4Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5549.5294.047542721-2634-23L1Game Log
New York Mets5355.4918.042944823-3030-25W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4759.44313.047345722-3425-25L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs4462.41516.040346220-3524-27L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros5949.546--39939923-2936-20L2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5950.5410.545140422-3537-15L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6051.5411.551348723-2836-24W5Game Log
San Francisco Giants5257.4777.540941722-3730-20L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves4959.45410.041247615-3634-23W2Game Log
San Diego Padres4962.44111.537644419-4130-21W2Game Log

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