Baseball on Wednesday, September 17, 1980

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles9BoxSammy Stewart (5-7)Roger Weaver (2-2)BAL  D Graham (11)  DET  J Wockenfuss (14)Dan Graham (19.9)
Cleveland Indians6Boston Red Sox5BoxDan Spillner (15-10)Mike Torrez (9-15)BOS  D Evans (15)Dwight Evans (43.1)
California Angels0Kansas City Royals5Box G1Dennis Leonard (19-9)Ralph Botting (0-1)NoneWillie Wilson (22.3)
California Angels7Kansas City Royals4Box G2Dave LaRoche (3-5)Larry Gura (18-8)NoneBrian Downing (48.9)
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers2Box G1Jerry Koosman (13-13)Moose Haas (16-13)NoneRob Wilfong (22.0)
Minnesota Twins6Milwaukee Brewers1Box G2Roger Erickson (6-12)Paul Mitchell (5-4)MIN  G Adams (5), R Jackson (5), R Wilfong (7)Rob Wilfong (18.6)
Toronto Blue Jays7New York Yankees8BoxTom Underwood (13-9)Jack Kucek (3-7)NYA  R Cerone (13)  TOR  R Howell (8), J Mayberry (26)Willie Randolph (98.1)
Chicago White Sox0Seattle Mariners4BoxFloyd Bannister (9-11)Britt Burns (13-13)SEA  D Edler (2)Larry Cox (15.1)
Oakland Athletics6Texas Rangers4BoxRick Langford (17-11)John Butcher (1-2)TEX  R Staub (8)Mario Guerrero (20.3)
St. Louis Cardinals8Chicago Cubs5BoxPete Vuckovich (12-9)Mike Krukow (8-15)NoneLeon Durham (17.8)
Houston Astros0Cincinnati Reds7BoxMario Soto (10-6)Joe Niekro (16-12)CIN  G Foster (23), R Knight (13)Ray Knight (30.8)
San Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDon Sutton (12-4)Juan Eichelberger (4-2)NoneJack Perconte (16.5)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets5BoxDyar Miller (1-1)Scott Sanderson (15-9)NYN  L Mazzilli (16)Lee Mazzilli (45.9)
Philadelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxTug McGraw (2-4)Kent Tekulve (8-10)PIT  L Lacy (7), B Robinson (12)Kurt Bevacqua (46.1)
Atlanta Braves0San Francisco Giants2BoxVida Blue (14-8)Larry McWilliams (9-12)NoneRennie Stennett (5.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees9352.641--74159348-2845-24W7Game Log
Baltimore Orioles8758.6006.069956745-2942-29W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox7666.53515.567968142-2834-38L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers7769.52716.573361443-3134-38L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians7470.51418.567169833-3741-33W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7571.51418.572467937-3637-36L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays6184.42132.055767426-4435-40L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Kansas City Royals9056.616--72862248-2742-29L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics7473.50316.559757132-4042-33W2Game Log
Texas Rangers7077.47620.568866935-4135-36L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins6580.44824.559265430-4435-36W4Game Log
Chicago White Sox6383.43227.051565028-4333-42L1Game Log
California Angels5985.41030.063772630-3929-46W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners5393.36337.054370622-5131-42W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos8165.555--61357134-3847-27L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies7966.5451.565058537-3642-30W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7670.5215.060457435-4041-30L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6680.45215.067664030-4336-37W1Game Log
New York Mets6284.42519.055263527-4335-41W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5689.38624.555664926-4830-41L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8362.572--59350834-4149-21W1Game Log
Houston Astros8263.5661.056553832-3850-25L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds8067.5444.064461338-3341-35W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves7669.5247.058760928-4148-28L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6976.47614.052856629-4740-29W2Game Log
San Diego Padres6483.43520.051659625-5139-32L1Game Log

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