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Baseball on Sunday, August 17, 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
New York Yankees0Baltimore Orioles1BoxScott McGregor (14-6)Luis Tiant (6-7)NoneTerry Crowley (12.2)
Milwaukee Brewers4Cleveland Indians0Box G1Paul Mitchell (3-2)Rick Waits (9-11)MIL  S Lezcano (15), B Oglivie (29)Ben Oglivie (17.1)
Milwaukee Brewers11Cleveland Indians1Box G2Lary Sorensen (9-8)Bob Owchinko (1-6)NoneRobin Yount (8.9)
Texas Rangers9Detroit Tigers3Box G1Fergie Jenkins (11-10)Mark Fidrych (0-2)DET  S Kemp (15)  TEX  A Oliver (10)Al Oliver (24.7)
Texas Rangers12Detroit Tigers6Box G2Doc Medich (10-7)Milt Wilcox (11-8)DET  R Hebner (11)  TEX  A Oliver 3 (13)Pat Putnam (22.2)
Toronto Blue Jays3Kansas City Royals8BoxPaul Splittorff (9-8)Jim Clancy (11-9)KCA  J Quirk (5)George Brett (45.2)
California Angels1Minnesota Twins8Box G1Roger Erickson (4-9)Jim Barr (0-3)NoneButch Wynegar (15.2)
California Angels5Minnesota Twins6Box G2Jerry Koosman (11-10)Chris Knapp (2-8)CAL  S Cliburn (2), J Thompson (15)Jason Thompson (18.3)
Oakland Athletics3Seattle Mariners4BoxRob Dressler (2-6)Brian Kingman (7-13)OAK  M Page (8), D Revering (15)  SEA  D Meyer (6), T Paciorek (14)Tom Paciorek (31.4)
Cincinnati Reds6Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxMario Soto (7-5)Bob Welch (10-8)CIN  G Foster (17)Ron Cey (31.2)
Philadelphia Phillies9New York Mets4Box G1Steve Carlton (19-6)Ray Burris (6-7)PHI  G Maddox (8), B McBride (7), L Smith (3)Bake McBride (23.9)
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Mets1Box G2Randy Lerch (4-13)Roy Lee Jackson (1-4)PHI  G Maddox (9)Garry Maddox (28.9)
Montreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates5Box G1Rick Rhoden (3-3)Fred Norman (3-3)PIT  L Lacy (6)Lee Lacy (18.3)
Montreal Expos4Pittsburgh Pirates2Box G2Bill Gullickson (5-3)Don Robinson (4-6)NoneRodney Scott (32.0)
Houston Astros5San Diego Padres0Box G1Ken Forsch (10-10)Randy Jones (5-12)HOU  J Cruz (6), T Puhl (13)Jose Cruz (14.9)
Houston Astros9San Diego Padres2Box G2Joe Niekro (12-11)Steve Mura (4-5)SDN  G Tenace (10)Joe Morgan (17.4)
Atlanta Braves8San Francisco Giants2BoxDoyle Alexander (11-6)Allen Ripley (6-6)ATL  G Matthews (14), D Murphy (20)Dale Murphy (36.0)
Chicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals2BoxRick Reuschel (10-9)John Fulgham (3-6)CHN  L Randle (5)Rick Reuschel (20.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees7145.612--59548538-2233-23L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6748.5833.554344333-2534-23W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6554.5467.559546933-2532-29W6Game Log
Boston Red Sox6054.52610.054656634-2526-29W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers6055.52210.558352928-2931-27L5Game Log
Cleveland Indians5856.50912.053556825-3233-24L4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4868.41423.044554322-3726-31L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals7542.641--60148538-2137-21W5Game Log
Oakland Athletics6257.52114.049646427-3135-26L1Game Log
Texas Rangers5761.48318.556054128-3229-29W4Game Log
Minnesota Twins5166.43624.048355521-3830-28W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5065.43524.040151223-3325-34L1Game Log
California Angels4867.41726.051258426-2922-38L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners4276.35633.543858917-4225-34W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6751.568--50144129-3038-21L1Game Log
Montreal Expos6553.5512.051149227-3138-22W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6253.5393.553246328-3034-23W5Game Log
New York Mets5662.47511.046050426-3230-30L5Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5164.44314.552650522-3429-30L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs4967.42217.045050823-3626-31W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros6453.547--43842427-3237-21W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds6554.5461.053651528-2936-26W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6255.5302.048243124-3538-20L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants5860.4926.543945123-3835-22L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5562.4709.044950120-3835-24W1Game Log
San Diego Padres5070.41715.539348220-4230-28L7Game Log

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