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Baseball on Sunday, August 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
California Angels0Baltimore Orioles5BoxScott McGregor (16-7)Chris Knapp (2-11)BAL  K Singleton (18)Rick Dempsey (29.2)
Oakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox5BoxJohn Tudor (6-2)Mike Norris (18-8)BOS  G Hoffman (4)Glenn Hoffman (19.5)
Chicago White Sox10Cleveland Indians8Box G1LaMarr Hoyt (6-2)Victor Cruz (5-6)CHA  C Lemon (8)  CLE  R Manning (3)Chet Lemon (65.3)
Chicago White Sox8Cleveland Indians7Box G2Steve Trout (8-12)Ross Grimsley (6-8)CLE  J Charboneau (21), T Harrah (10)Todd Cruz (16.1)
Milwaukee Brewers11Detroit Tigers6BoxReggie Cleveland (9-8)Dan Schatzeder (8-10)DET  S Papi (2)  MIL  C Cooper (20), D Davis (4), D Money (16), G Thomas (32)Steve Kemp (29.2)
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals4BoxDan Quisenberry (11-5)Sparky Lyle (3-2)TEX  B Sample (3), R Zisk (19)Billy Sample (13.7)
Seattle Mariners1New York Yankees0BoxShane Rawley (7-6)Ron Guidry (13-10)NoneLarry Milbourne (25.8)
Minnesota Twins1Toronto Blue Jays7BoxJim Clancy (13-10)Jerry Koosman (11-12)TOR  B Bailor (1)Bob Bailor (23.1)
Houston Astros7Chicago Cubs8BoxDick Tidrow (6-5)Frank LaCorte (8-4)HOU  E Cabell (2), J Cruz (8)Larry Biittner (47.5)
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers2Box G1Jerry Reuss (16-4)Steve Rogers (12-10)NoneDusty Baker (23.4)
Montreal Expos2Los Angeles Dodgers7Box G2Don Sutton (9-4)David Palmer (6-4)LAN  R Cey (21), J Ferguson 2 (7), R Monday (7)  MON  W Cromartie (11), R LeFlore (4)Rick Monday (18.4)
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxMike LaCoss (8-10)Bert Blyleven (7-10)CIN  G Foster (21)Harry Spilman (25.6)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres10BoxGary Lucas (5-7)Bob Walk (9-4)NoneWillie Montanez (24.8)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants11Box G1Gary Lavelle (6-6)Pete Falcone (6-9)NoneTerry Whitfield (38.5)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants9Box G2John Montefusco (4-6)Dyar Miller (0-1)NoneClaudell Washington (18.5)
Atlanta Braves6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxPhil Niekro (12-14)Jim Otten (0-5)ATL  D Murphy (25)  SLN  G Hendrick (23)George Hendrick (30.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7851.605--64853642-2736-24L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles7652.5941.560749739-2737-25W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox7056.5566.560159940-2730-29W7Game Log
Detroit Tigers6861.52710.065760034-3333-29L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians6762.51911.060363030-3537-27L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6964.51911.067656436-3033-34W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays5475.41924.049459725-4029-35W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals8546.649--67354544-2141-25W1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6566.49620.053251027-3538-31L4Game Log
Texas Rangers6468.48521.563560732-3532-33L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5772.44227.046257425-3530-39W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5775.43228.554061724-4233-33L2Game Log
California Angels5177.39832.556365628-3223-45L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners4783.36237.548164018-4529-38W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7061.534--54650932-3338-28L7Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6860.5311.559053030-3238-28L2Game Log
Montreal Expos6961.5310.555053627-3542-26L5Game Log
New York Mets5971.45410.550255927-3532-36L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5771.44511.559156024-3833-33L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5177.39817.548455724-4327-34W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros7456.569--49546431-3543-21L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers7357.5621.054146731-3742-20W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7259.5502.557655932-2939-31W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants6664.5088.048649328-4138-23W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves6565.5009.052456125-4040-25W1Game Log
San Diego Padres5577.41720.045354323-4732-30W2Game Log

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