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Friday, August 8,1980

Friday, August 8,1980

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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 1980-08-08 Chicago White Sox 1 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Bill Campbell Richard Dotson Bob Stanley 29,326 2:37
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Minnesota Twins 5 California Angels 9 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dave Lemanczyk Darrell Jackson John Montague 25,373 2:26
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Cleveland Indians 1 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Bill Travers Len Barker -- 27,629 2:29
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Baltimore Orioles 5 New York Yankees 2 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Jim Palmer Ron Guidry Tim Stoddard 54,130 2:45
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Seattle Mariners 2 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Shane Rawley Matt Keough Dave Roberts 6,283 3:25
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Detroit Tigers 8 Texas Rangers 0 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dan Petry Ed Figueroa -- 14,138 2:56
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Kansas City Royals 9 Toronto Blue Jays 0 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Rich Gale Jim Clancy -- 0 2:15
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Kansas City Royals 7 Toronto Blue Jays 4 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Marty Pattin Jerry Garvin -- 22,146 2:57
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 San Francisco Giants 3 Atlanta Braves 7 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Larry McWilliams Greg Minton -- 9,014 2:22
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Montreal Expos 5 Chicago Cubs 2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Charlie Lea Mike Krukow Woodie Fryman 14,706 2:48
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Cincinnati Reds 8 box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Hume Bobby Castillo -- 40,339 2:36
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 San Diego Padres 5 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Juan Eichelberger Joe Sambito Rollie Fingers 15,207 2:45
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 Philadelphia Phillies 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Kent Tekulve Tug McGraw Enrique Romo 30,354 2:25
1980 reg season 1980-08-08 New York Mets 3 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Jeff Reardon John Littlefield Neil Allen 22,932 2:21
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 107 67 40 .626 0.0 567 455 112 L1 36-20 31-20 1 2 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Royals)
1980 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 106 62 44 .585 4.5 516 416 100 W7 30-23 32-21 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 105 58 47 .552 8.0 547 466 81 W1 28-27 29-21 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 108 57 51 .528 10.5 539 436 103 W1 29-25 28-26 4 5 11 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 107 56 51 .523 11.0 514 538 -24 W2 31-23 25-28 5 6 12 -- dnq
1980 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 104 54 50 .519 11.5 493 520 -27 L1 24-30 30-20 6 7 13 -- dnq
1980 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 107 45 62 .421 22.0 411 495 -84 L6 20-32 25-30 7 12 23 -- 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 109 69 40 .633 0.0 556 459 97 W5 37-20 32-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Phillies)
1980 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 110 56 54 .509 13.5 455 444 11 L1 23-29 33-25 2 8 14 -- dnq
1980 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 109 51 58 .468 18.0 507 497 10 L2 24-29 27-29 3 9 17 -- dnq
1980 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 109 48 61 .440 21.0 379 484 -105 L4 21-30 25-33 4 10 21 -- dnq
1980 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 109 47 62 .431 22.0 452 524 -72 L8 20-37 27-25 5 11 22 -- dnq
1980 AL West California Angels franchise | log 107 43 64 .402 25.0 470 548 -78 W5 22-27 21-37 6 13 25 -- dnq
1980 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 109 40 69 .367 29.0 413 537 -124 W1 16-40 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 108 61 47 .565 0.0 482 441 41 W1 23-25 38-22 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1980 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 108 60 48 .556 1.0 461 421 40 W4 29-30 31-18 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1980 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 104 55 49 .529 4.0 475 427 48 L1 21-26 34-23 3 6 10 -- Won World Series (Royals)
1980 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 108 53 55 .491 8.0 429 448 -19 W2 23-30 30-25 4 7 15 -- dnq
1980 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 106 47 59 .443 13.0 473 457 16 L2 22-34 25-25 5 10 19 -- dnq
1980 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 106 44 62 .415 16.0 403 462 -59 L4 20-35 24-27 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 108 59 49 .546 0.0 399 399 0 L2 23-29 36-20 1 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Phillies)
1980 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 109 59 50 .541 0.5 451 404 47 L2 22-35 37-15 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1980 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 111 60 51 .541 0.5 513 487 26 W5 23-28 36-24 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1980 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 109 52 57 .477 7.5 409 417 -8 L2 22-37 30-20 4 8 16 -- dnq
1980 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 108 49 59 .454 10.0 412 476 -64 W2 15-36 34-23 5 9 18 -- dnq
1980 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 111 49 62 .441 11.5 376 444 -68 W2 19-41 30-21 6 11 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Larvell Blanks -- Hist Released by Braves
Tom Buskey -- Hist Released by Blue Jays
Bob Stinson -- Hist Released by Mariners
Juan Beniquez Seattle Mariners Hist Activated from Disabled List
Juan Eichelberger San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)