Update:   Awards Voting History -  Created section for voting history on MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Managers of the Year with votes received and statistics.

Baseball on Wednesday, August 20, 1980

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Baltimore Orioles6California Angels5BoxTim Stoddard (3-3)Mark Clear (9-10)BAL  B Ayala (9), K Singleton (16)Doug DeCinces (49.5)
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox0BoxDan Spillner (11-9)Ken Kravec (3-6)NoneToby Harrah (14.9)
Detroit Tigers8Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJerry Ujdur (1-0)Mike Caldwell (11-9)DET  T Brookens (5), L Parrish (21), J Wockenfuss (12)  MIL  S Bando (5), S Lezcano (16), B Oglivie (31)John Wockenfuss (38.2)
Toronto Blue Jays10Minnesota Twins4BoxJackson Todd (1-0)Geoff Zahn (10-16)MIN  M Cubbage (7), R Jackson (3)Bob Bailor (41.9)
Boston Red Sox1Oakland Athletics2BoxMike Norris (17-7)Dennis Eckersley (9-11)OAK  M Guerrero (2)Wayne Gross (23.6)
New York Yankees6Seattle Mariners4BoxTommy John (17-6)Glenn Abbott (8-9)NYA  B Watson (9)  SEA  J Beniquez (6), T Paciorek (15)Bobby Murcer (20.6)
Kansas City Royals5Texas Rangers3BoxDan Quisenberry (10-4)John Henry Johnson (0-2)KCA  G Brett (15)  TEX  D Roberts (6)George Brett (39.7)
Chicago Cubs5Atlanta Braves9BoxLarry McWilliams (9-9)Lynn McGlothen (9-8)ATL  B Horner (27)  CHN  C Johnson (15)Bob Horner (17.6)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds4BoxJoe Price (4-2)Don Hood (2-5)CIN  D Driessen (13), G Foster (18)  SLN  T Kennedy (4), T Simmons (18)George Foster (36.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Houston Astros5BoxVern Ruhle (7-2)Jim Bibby (15-3)NoneDenny Walling (39.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Montreal Expos1BoxJerry Reuss (15-4)Steve Rogers (11-9)MON  G Carter (22)Dusty Baker (11.3)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets1BoxAlan Hargesheimer (4-2)Mark Bomback (9-5)NoneLarry Herndon (17.8)
San Diego Padres7Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJohn Curtis (5-8)Nino Espinosa (3-4)SDN  D Winfield (14)Gene Richards (31.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7346.613--60949640-2333-23W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7048.5932.556045535-2535-23W4Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6656.5418.561548833-2533-31L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6155.52610.555457335-2626-29L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6256.52510.560254930-3031-27W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6157.51711.555258228-3333-24W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5068.42422.545955024-3726-31W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals7842.650--61649441-2137-21W8Game Log
Oakland Athletics6358.52115.550347227-3136-27W1Game Log
Texas Rangers5764.47121.556955628-3229-32L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins5268.43326.049857221-3831-30L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5168.42926.541552923-3326-37L2Game Log
California Angels4870.40729.052260326-3022-40L5Game Log
Seattle Mariners4278.35036.044359817-4225-36L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6753.558--50445129-3238-21L3Game Log
Montreal Expos6555.5422.051450027-3138-24L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6354.5382.554447428-3035-24L1Game Log
New York Mets5664.46711.046551126-3230-32L7Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5266.44114.054151423-3629-30L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs4969.41517.045952223-3826-31L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6653.555--44842727-3239-21W6Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6755.5491.554553028-2938-27W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6455.5382.049043426-3538-20W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants6060.5006.544645625-3835-22W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5762.4799.046351020-3837-24W3Game Log
San Diego Padres5171.41816.540449421-4330-28W1Game Log

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