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Baseball on Tuesday, August 12, 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
Texas Rangers1Cleveland Indians2BoxRick Waits (9-10)Fergie Jenkins (10-10)CLE  T Harrah (8)Toby Harrah (37.2)
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers4BoxBill Campbell (2-0)Mark Fidrych (0-1)BOS  J Dwyer (7)  DET  C Summers (11)Jim Dwyer (35.4)
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals4BoxDan Quisenberry (9-4)Scott McGregor (13-6)NoneGeorge Brett (36.6)
Toronto Blue Jays3Milwaukee Brewers1Box G1Jim Clancy (11-8)Lary Sorensen (8-8)MIL  J Gantner (3)Lloyd Moseby (27.3)
Toronto Blue Jays5Milwaukee Brewers4Box G2Mike Barlow (1-1)Bill Castro (0-4)MIL  M Brouhard (5), R Yount (18)Ernie Whitt (73.9)
Oakland Athletics2Minnesota Twins3BoxDoug Corbett (8-3)Brian Kingman (7-12)MIN  G Adams (3), J Castino (9)  OAK  W Gross (11)Mario Guerrero (19.9)
Chicago White Sox4New York Yankees8BoxDoug Bird (3-0)Ed Farmer (6-6)NYA  R Jones (9)Bob Molinaro (41.0)
California Angels9Seattle Mariners6BoxMark Clear (9-9)Dave Heaverlo (5-2)CAL  B Campaneris (2), B Grich (12)  SEA  J Anderson (7), T Paciorek (13)Bert Campaneris (48.1)
Philadelphia Phillies5Chicago Cubs2BoxSteve Carlton (18-6)Mike Krukow (7-12)CHN  M Krukow (1)  PHI  B Boone (8), M Schmidt (29)Bob Boone (36.3)
Atlanta Braves7Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxGene Garber (3-5)Rick Sutcliffe (3-8)ATL  J Burroughs (11), B Horner (23), D Murphy (19)  LAN  R Cey (18)Jeff Burroughs (79.0)
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxRay Burris (6-6)Rick Rhoden (2-3)NYN  S Henderson (7)  PIT  M Easler (15)Alex Trevino (11.2)
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres2BoxJoe Price (3-2)Randy Jones (5-11)CIN  R Oester (2)Ron Oester (53.1)
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants2BoxAllen Ripley (6-5)Joe Niekro (11-11)NoneRennie Stennett (17.1)
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals0BoxFred Norman (3-2)John Fulgham (3-5)NoneLarry Parrish (28.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees6942.622--58547036-2033-22W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6545.5913.553142833-2432-21L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5950.5419.056448628-2930-22L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5853.52311.053455832-2426-29W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5954.52211.055745629-2530-29L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians5652.51911.550753425-3231-20W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4863.43221.042851122-3226-31W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals7142.628--57247338-2133-21W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics5856.50913.546645123-3035-26L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5359.47317.551650424-3029-29L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins4963.43721.546253621-3828-25W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4964.43422.039250322-3325-33L3Game Log
California Angels4565.40924.548956123-2722-38W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4172.36330.042355517-4224-30L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6449.566--47942829-3035-19L1Game Log
Montreal Expos6449.566--49846626-2738-22W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5752.5235.049144923-2934-23W2Game Log
New York Mets5557.4918.544346125-3230-25W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4961.44513.549947122-3427-27L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs4566.40518.041948720-3525-31L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6152.540--47541924-3537-17L2Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6253.5391.052250525-2836-26W2Game Log
Houston Astros6052.5360.541441423-3137-21L3Game Log
San Francisco Giants5558.4876.042242823-3832-20W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5260.4648.542949017-3635-24W3Game Log
San Diego Padres5065.43512.038645920-4230-23L2Game Log

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