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Sunday, August 31,1980

Sunday, August 31,1980

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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 1980-08-31 California Angels 0 Baltimore Orioles 5 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Scott McGregor Chris Knapp -- 23,746 2:22
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Oakland Athletics 1 Boston Red Sox 5 box | pbp Fenway Park John Tudor Mike Norris Bob Stanley 32,022 2:56
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Chicago White Sox 10 Cleveland Indians 8 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium LaMarr Hoyt Victor Cruz Ed Farmer 0 3:05
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Chicago White Sox 8 Cleveland Indians 7 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Steve Trout Ross Grimsley Ed Farmer 19,131 2:50
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Milwaukee Brewers 11 Detroit Tigers 6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Reggie Cleveland Dan Schatzeder -- 21,684 2:52
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Texas Rangers 3 Kansas City Royals 4 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Dan Quisenberry Sparky Lyle -- 37,390 2:41
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Seattle Mariners 1 New York Yankees 0 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Shane Rawley Ron Guidry -- 43,024 2:49
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Minnesota Twins 1 Toronto Blue Jays 7 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jim Clancy Jerry Koosman -- 18,029 2:27
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Houston Astros 7 Chicago Cubs 8 box | pbp Wrigley Field Dick Tidrow Frank LaCorte -- 14,823 3:00
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Montreal Expos 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Jerry Reuss Steve Rogers -- 0 1:59
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Montreal Expos 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton David Palmer -- 48,542 2:47
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Cincinnati Reds 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Mike LaCoss Bert Blyleven Mario Soto 21,774 2:49
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Philadelphia Phillies 3 San Diego Padres 10 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gary Lucas Bob Walk Rollie Fingers 7,815 2:30
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 New York Mets 4 San Francisco Giants 11 box | pbp Candlestick Park Gary Lavelle Pete Falcone Al Holland 0 2:58
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 New York Mets 4 San Francisco Giants 9 box | pbp Candlestick Park John Montefusco Dyar Miller Greg Minton 18,640 3:05
1980 reg season 1980-08-31 Atlanta Braves 6 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Phil Niekro Jim Otten -- 27,821 2:16
16 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 129 78 51 .605 0.0 648 536 112 L1 42-27 36-24 1 2 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Royals)
1980 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 128 76 52 .594 1.5 607 497 110 W1 39-27 37-25 2 3 3 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 126 70 56 .556 6.5 601 599 2 W7 40-27 30-29 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 129 68 61 .527 10.0 657 600 57 L2 34-33 33-29 4 5 11 Yes dnq
1980 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 129 67 62 .519 11.0 603 630 -27 L2 30-35 37-27 5 6 12 -- dnq
1980 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 133 69 64 .519 11.0 676 564 112 W2 36-30 33-34 6 7 13 -- dnq
1980 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 129 54 75 .419 24.0 494 597 -103 W2 25-40 29-35 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 131 85 46 .649 0.0 673 545 128 W1 44-21 41-25 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Phillies)
1980 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 131 65 66 .496 20.0 532 510 22 L4 27-35 38-31 2 8 16 -- dnq
1980 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 132 64 68 .485 21.5 635 607 28 L1 32-35 32-33 3 9 17 -- dnq
1980 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 129 57 72 .442 27.0 462 574 -112 W2 25-35 30-39 4 10 20 -- dnq
1980 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 132 57 75 .432 28.5 540 617 -77 L2 24-42 33-33 5 11 21 -- dnq
1980 AL West California Angels franchise | log 128 51 77 .398 32.5 563 656 -93 L1 28-32 23-45 6 13 25 -- dnq
1980 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 130 47 83 .362 37.5 481 640 -159 W1 18-45 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 Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 131 70 61 .534 0.0 546 509 37 L7 32-33 38-28 1 4 8 Yes dnq
1980 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 128 68 60 .531 0.5 590 530 60 L2 30-32 38-28 2 5 9 Yes Won World Series (Royals)
1980 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 130 69 61 .531 0.5 550 536 14 L5 27-35 42-26 3 6 10 -- dnq
1980 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 130 59 71 .454 10.5 502 559 -57 L2 27-35 32-36 4 9 18 -- dnq
1980 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 128 57 71 .445 11.5 591 560 31 L1 24-38 33-33 5 10 19 -- dnq
1980 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 128 51 77 .398 17.5 484 557 -73 W1 24-43 27-34 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 130 74 56 .569 0.0 495 464 31 L1 31-35 43-21 1 1 4 Yes Lost NLCS (Phillies)
1980 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 130 73 57 .562 1.0 541 467 74 W4 31-37 42-20 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1980 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 131 72 59 .550 2.5 576 559 17 W4 32-29 39-31 3 3 7 Yes dnq
1980 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 130 66 64 .508 8.0 486 493 -7 W2 28-41 38-23 4 7 14 -- dnq
1980 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 130 65 65 .500 9.0 524 561 -37 W1 25-40 40-25 5 8 15 -- dnq
1980 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 132 55 77 .417 20.0 453 543 -90 W2 23-47 32-30 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Willie Montanez Montreal Expos Hist Traded from San Diego Padres to Montreal Expos for Tony Phillips
Tony Phillips San Diego Padres Hist Traded from Montreal Expos to San Diego Padres for Willie Montanez
2 record(s)