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Monday, December 8,1980

Monday, December 8,1980

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1980 Final Standings
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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 162 103 59 .636 0.0 820 662 158 W1 50-31 53-28 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Royals)
1980 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 162 100 62 .617 3.0 805 640 165 W1 50-31 50-31 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 162 86 76 .531 17.0 811 682 129 W1 46-34 40-42 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 163 85 78 .521 18.5 830 757 73 L1 41-40 43-39 4 5 10 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 160 83 77 .519 19.0 757 767 -10 L3 47-32 36-45 5 6 11 -- dnq
1980 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 160 79 81 .494 23.0 738 807 -69 L1 35-46 44-35 6 8 15 -- dnq
1980 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 162 67 95 .414 36.0 624 762 -138 W3 32-49 35-46 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 162 97 65 .599 0.0 809 694 115 W2 48-33 49-32 1 3 3 Yes Lost World Series (Phillies)
1980 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 162 83 79 .512 14.0 686 642 44 L1 37-44 46-35 2 7 13 -- dnq
1980 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 161 77 84 .478 19.5 670 724 -54 L2 33-48 44-36 3 9 16 -- dnq
1980 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 163 76 87 .466 21.5 756 752 4 W3 37-46 39-41 4 10 17 -- dnq
1980 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 162 72 90 .444 25.0 587 722 -135 W4 33-48 37-44 5 11 21 -- dnq
1980 AL West California Angels franchise | log 160 65 95 .406 31.0 698 797 -99 L5 35-44 30-51 6 13 24 -- dnq
1980 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 163 59 104 .362 38.5 610 793 -183 L8 23-59 36-45 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 Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 162 91 71 .562 0.0 728 639 89 L1 42-39 49-32 1 3 6 Yes Won World Series (Royals)
1980 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 162 90 72 .556 1.0 694 629 65 W1 39-43 51-29 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1980 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 162 83 79 .512 8.0 666 646 20 W1 36-45 47-34 3 6 12 -- dnq
1980 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 162 74 88 .457 17.0 738 710 28 W1 33-48 41-40 4 9 19 -- dnq
1980 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 162 67 95 .414 24.0 611 702 -91 L1 29-51 38-44 5 11 23 -- dnq
1980 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 162 64 98 .395 27.0 614 728 -114 L1 27-54 37-44 6 12 25 -- 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 163 93 70 .571 0.0 637 589 48 W1 38-44 55-26 1 1 4 Yes Lost NLCS (Phillies)
1980 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 163 92 71 .564 1.0 663 591 72 L1 37-44 55-27 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1980 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 163 90 73 .552 3.0 707 670 37 W2 45-36 44-38 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1980 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 161 81 80 .503 11.0 630 660 -30 L2 31-50 50-30 4 7 14 -- dnq
1980 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 161 75 86 .466 17.0 573 634 -61 L1 31-49 44-37 5 8 18 -- dnq
1980 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 163 73 90 .448 20.0 591 654 -63 W1 28-54 45-36 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data gri ds:

  • 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
George Bell Toronto Blue Jays Hist Selected from Philadelphia Phillies by Toronto Blue Jays in MLB Rule 5 Draft
George Bjorkman San Francisco Giants Hist Selected from St. Louis Cardinals by San Francisco Giants in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Tom Candiotti Milwaukee Brewers Hist Selected from Kansas City Royals by Milwaukee Brewers in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Don Cooper Minnesota Twins Hist Selected from New York Yankees by Minnesota Twins in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Paul Dade -- Hist Released by Padres
Jody Davis Chicago Cubs Hist Selected from St. Louis Cardinals by Chicago Cubs in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Brian Doyle Oakland Athletics Hist Selected from New York Yankees by Oakland Athletics in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Tom Filer Oakland Athletics Hist Selected from New York Yankees by Oakland Athletics in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Gary Gray Seattle Mariners Hist Selected from Cleveland Indians by Seattle Mariners in MLB Rule 5 Draft
John Hobbs Minnesota Twins Hist Selected from Seattle Mariners by Minnesota Twins in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Joe Morgan -- Hist Released by Astros
Jack O'Connor Minnesota Twins Hist Selected from Montreal Expos by Minnesota Twins in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Mario Ramirez San Diego Padres Hist Selected from New York Mets by San Diego Padres in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Larry Rothschild Detroit Tigers Hist Selected from Cincinnati Reds by Detroit Tigers in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Orlando Sanchez St. Louis Cardinals Hist Selected from Philadelphia Phillies by St. Louis Cardinals in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Dan Spillner Cleveland Indians Hist Signed contract with Indians
Roy Thomas Oakland Athletics Hist Selected from St. Louis Cardinals by Oakland Athletics in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Dave Wehrmeister Kansas City Royals Hist Selected from New York Yankees by Kansas City Royals in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Dan Whitmer Toronto Blue Jays Hist Selected from California Angels by Toronto Blue Jays in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Alan Wiggins San Diego Padres Hist Selected from Los Angeles Dodgers by San Diego Padres in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Jim Wright Kansas City Royals Hist Selected from Philadelphia Phillies by Kansas City Royals in MLB Rule 5 Draft
Enos Cabell San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Houston Astros to San Francisco Giants for Bob Knepper and Chris Bourjos
Bob Knepper Houston Astros Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Chris Bourjos to Houston Astros for Enos Cabell
Chris Bourjos Houston Astros Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants with Bob Knepper to Houston Astros for Enos Cabell
Rollie Fingers St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from San Diego Padres with Bob Shirley, Gene Tenace and Bob Geren to St. Louis Cardinals for Terry Kennedy, Steve Swisher, Mike Phillips, John Littlefield, John Urrea, Kim Seaman and Al Olmsted
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Bob Shirley St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from San Diego Padres with Rollie Fingers, Gene Tenace and Bob Geren to St. Louis Cardinals for Terry Kennedy, Steve Swisher, Mike Phillips, John Littlefield, John Urrea, Kim Seaman and Al Olmsted
Gene Tenace St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from San Diego Padres with Rollie Fingers, Bob Shirley and Bob Geren to St. Louis Cardinals for Terry Kennedy, Steve Swisher, Mike Phillips, John Littlefield, John Urrea, Kim Seaman and Al Olmsted
Terry Kennedy San Diego Padres Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals with Steve Swisher, Mike Phillips, John Littlefield, John Urrea, Kim Seaman and Al Olmsted to San Diego Padres for Rollie Fingers, Bob Shirley, Gene Tenace and Bob Geren (12/10/1980)
Steve Swisher San Diego Padres Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals with Terry Kennedy, Mike Phillips, John Littlefield, John Urrea, Kim Seaman and Al Olmsted to San Diego Padres for Rollie Fingers, Bob Shirley, Gene Tenace and Bob Geren (12/10/1980)
Mike Phillips San Diego Padres Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals with Terry Kennedy, Steve Swisher, John Littlefield, John Urrea, Kim Seaman and Al Olmsted to San Diego Padres for Rollie Fingers, Bob Shirley, Gene Tenace and Bob Geren (12/10/1980)
John Littlefield San Diego Padres Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals with Terry Kennedy, Steve Swisher, Mike Phillips, John Urrea, Kim Seaman and Al Olmsted to San Diego Padres for Rollie Fingers, Bob Shirley, Gene Tenace and Bob Geren (12/10/1980)
John Urrea San Diego Padres Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals with Terry Kennedy, Steve Swisher, Mike Phillips, John Littlefield, Kim Seaman and Al Olmsted to San Diego Padres for Rollie Fingers, Bob Shirley, Gene Tenace and Bob Geren (12/10/1980)
Kim Seaman San Diego Padres Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals with Terry Kennedy, Steve Swisher, Mike Phillips, John Littlefield, John Urrea and Al Olmsted to San Diego Padres for Rollie Fingers, Bob Shirley, Gene Tenace and Bob Geren (12/10/1980)
Al Olmsted San Diego Padres Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals with Terry Kennedy, Steve Swisher, Mike Phillips, John Littlefield, John Urrea and Kim Seaman to San Diego Padres for Rollie Fingers, Bob Shirley, Gene Tenace and Bob Geren (12/10/1980)
Dave Edwards San Diego Padres Hist Traded from Minnesota Twins to San Diego Padres for Chuck Baker
Chuck Baker Minnesota Twins Hist Traded from San Diego Padres to Minnesota Twins for Dave Edwards
36 record(s)
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