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Wednesday, August 6,1980

Wednesday, August 6,1980

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Chicago White Sox 1 Baltimore Orioles 4 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Mike Flanagan Britt Burns Tim Stoddard 21,538 2:09
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Milwaukee Brewers 9 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Lary Sorensen Dick Drago Bill Castro 28,033 2:54
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Seattle Mariners 3 California Angels 8 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim John Montague Rob Dressler -- 22,599 2:28
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Toronto Blue Jays 2 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Rick Waits Jesse Jefferson Victor Cruz 9,098 2:30
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Kansas City Royals 5 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Larry Gura Jack Morris Dan Quisenberry 29,115 2:56
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Texas Rangers 1 New York Yankees 2 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rudy May Doc Medich Rich Gossage 34,746 2:11
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Minnesota Twins 1 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Brian Kingman Roger Erickson -- 6,697 2:26
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Don Sutton Rick Matula Bobby Castillo 9,441 2:27
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 Chicago Cubs 7 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kent Tekulve Dick Tidrow Enrique Romo 0 3:10
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Chicago Cubs 0 box | pbp Wrigley Field Bert Blyleven Doug Capilla Grant Jackson 24,305 2:23
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 San Diego Padres 3 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Hume John D'Acquisto -- 27,070 3:05
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 San Francisco Giants 0 Houston Astros 1 box | pbp Astrodome Ken Forsch Vida Blue -- 23,478 2:10
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 New York Mets 1 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Scott Sanderson Roy Lee Jackson Elias Sosa 25,437 2:34
1980 reg season 1980-08-06 St. Louis Cardinals 14 Philadelphia Phillies 0 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Bob Sykes Bob Walk -- 31,629 2:16
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1980 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 106 67 39 .632 0.0 565 450 115 W1 36-20 31-19 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Royals)
1980 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 104 60 44 .577 6.0 509 413 96 W5 29-23 31-21 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 104 57 47 .548 9.0 539 466 73 L3 27-27 29-21 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 106 56 50 .528 11.0 532 428 104 W1 29-24 27-26 4 5 11 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 102 53 49 .520 12.0 485 510 -25 W4 24-29 29-20 5 6 12 -- dnq
1980 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 105 54 51 .514 12.5 503 534 -31 L1 31-23 23-28 6 7 13 -- dnq
1980 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 104 45 59 .433 21.0 401 472 -71 L3 20-31 25-28 7 12 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1980 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 107 67 40 .626 0.0 540 455 85 W3 35-20 32-20 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Phillies)
1980 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 56 53 .514 12.0 454 442 12 W3 23-29 33-24 2 8 14 -- dnq
1980 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 108 51 57 .472 16.5 507 489 18 L1 24-29 27-28 3 9 17 -- dnq
1980 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 107 48 59 .449 19.0 377 478 -101 L2 21-28 25-33 4 10 19 -- dnq
1980 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 107 47 60 .439 20.0 445 511 -66 L6 20-35 27-25 5 11 21 -- dnq
1980 AL West California Angels franchise | log 105 41 64 .390 25.0 457 541 -84 W3 22-27 19-37 6 13 25 -- dnq
1980 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 108 39 69 .361 28.5 411 536 -125 L12 15-40 24-29 7 14 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1980 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 106 60 46 .566 0.0 476 432 44 W2 22-25 38-21 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1980 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 106 58 48 .547 2.0 444 413 31 W2 28-30 30-18 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1980 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 102 54 48 .529 4.0 467 419 48 L1 21-25 33-23 3 6 10 -- Won World Series (Royals)
1980 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 106 51 55 .481 9.0 419 445 -26 L2 21-30 30-25 4 8 16 -- dnq
1980 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 104 47 57 .452 12.0 469 451 18 W2 22-33 25-24 5 9 18 -- dnq
1980 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 104 44 60 .423 15.0 398 446 -48 L2 20-35 24-25 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1980 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 106 59 47 .557 0.0 395 389 6 W1 23-29 36-18 1 2 5 Yes Lost NLCS (Phillies)
1980 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 107 59 48 .551 0.5 443 392 51 W1 22-33 37-15 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1980 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 110 59 51 .536 2.0 505 482 23 W4 23-28 35-24 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1980 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 108 52 56 .481 8.0 406 410 -4 L1 22-36 30-20 4 7 15 -- dnq
1980 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 106 47 59 .443 12.0 401 470 -69 L1 15-36 32-23 5 10 20 -- dnq
1980 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 109 47 62 .431 13.5 366 440 -74 L4 17-41 30-21 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jose Cano -- Hist Released by Yankees
Scot Thompson Chicago Cubs Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)