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Friday, August 29,1980

Friday, August 29,1980

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Games on this date
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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 1980-08-29 California Angels 5 Baltimore Orioles 0 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Alfredo Martinez Steve Stone -- 33,542 2:39
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Oakland Athletics 3 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Torrez Brian Kingman Tom Burgmeier 28,666 3:05
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Chicago White Sox 5 Cleveland Indians 6 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Sid Monge Ed Farmer Victor Cruz 9,044 2:45
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Milwaukee Brewers 2 Detroit Tigers 8 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Milt Wilcox Bill Travers -- 24,400 2:43
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Texas Rangers 3 Kansas City Royals 7 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Dennis Leonard Ed Figueroa -- 32,781 2:29
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Seattle Mariners 1 New York Yankees 5 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Tommy John Rob Dressler -- 30,005 1:56
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Minnesota Twins 5 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Geoff Zahn Dave Stieb -- 14,358 2:15
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Houston Astros 6 Chicago Cubs 5 box | pbp Wrigley Field Dave Smith Dick Tidrow Frank LaCorte 9,994 2:49
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Montreal Expos 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bobby Castillo John D'Acquisto Steve Howe 50,810 2:41
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Cincinnati Reds 8 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Mario Soto Kent Tekulve Tom Hume 41,494 2:57
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Philadelphia Phillies 3 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Larry Christenson Steve Mura Tug McGraw 10,742 2:35
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 New York Mets 0 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Vida Blue Pat Zachry -- 9,269 2:03
1980 reg season 1980-08-29 Atlanta Braves 4 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Tommy Boggs Silvio Martinez Rick Camp 11,551 2:09
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • 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.
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 127 77 50 .606 0.0 639 532 107 W2 42-27 35-23 1 2 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Royals)
1980 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 126 75 51 .595 1.5 596 485 111 L1 39-27 36-24 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 124 68 56 .548 7.5 589 592 -3 W5 40-27 28-29 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 127 68 59 .535 9.0 647 583 64 W2 34-33 33-27 4 5 11 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 126 66 60 .524 10.5 582 610 -28 W2 30-35 36-25 5 6 12 -- dnq
1980 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 131 67 64 .511 12.0 659 554 105 L7 34-30 33-34 6 7 13 -- dnq
1980 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 127 52 75 .409 25.0 484 594 -110 L2 25-40 27-35 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 129 84 45 .651 0.0 664 535 129 W1 44-21 40-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Phillies)
1980 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 129 65 64 .504 19.0 525 498 27 L2 27-33 38-31 2 8 15 -- dnq
1980 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 130 63 67 .485 21.5 625 598 27 L1 31-34 32-33 3 9 17 -- dnq
1980 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 130 57 73 .438 27.5 537 607 -70 W2 24-40 33-33 4 10 20 -- dnq
1980 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 126 55 71 .437 27.5 442 553 -111 L1 23-34 30-39 5 11 21 -- dnq
1980 AL West California Angels franchise | log 126 50 76 .397 32.5 551 645 -94 W1 27-31 23-45 6 13 25 -- dnq
1980 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 128 46 82 .359 37.5 477 631 -154 L2 17-44 29-38 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 127 69 58 .543 0.0 545 523 22 L2 27-32 42-26 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1980 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 129 70 59 .543 0.0 539 499 40 L5 32-33 38-26 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1980 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 125 67 58 .536 1.0 580 514 66 W2 29-30 38-28 3 6 10 -- Won World Series (Royals)
1980 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 127 58 69 .457 11.0 485 534 -49 L5 26-33 32-36 4 9 18 -- dnq
1980 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 126 56 70 .444 12.5 584 551 33 L1 24-38 32-32 5 10 19 -- dnq
1980 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 126 50 76 .397 18.5 476 548 -72 L2 24-43 26-33 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 128 73 55 .570 0.0 486 456 30 W2 30-34 43-21 1 1 4 Yes Lost NLCS (Phillies)
1980 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 127 70 57 .551 2.5 528 462 66 W1 31-37 39-20 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1980 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 129 70 59 .543 3.5 566 552 14 W2 30-29 39-31 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1980 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 127 64 63 .504 8.5 461 476 -15 W2 28-41 36-22 4 7 14 -- dnq
1980 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 128 64 64 .500 9.0 515 554 -39 W1 24-39 40-25 5 8 16 -- dnq
1980 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 129 53 76 .411 20.5 437 533 -96 L1 23-47 30-29 6 11 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • 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
Steve Busby -- Hist Released by Royals
Manny Mota Los Angeles Dodgers Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1980-1980 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Rusty Torres -- Hist Released by Royals
3 record(s)