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Monday March 31,1980This date in baseball
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Standings at end of 1979 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles15910257.642--75758217547-3355-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium000
224Milwaukee Brewers1619566.5908.08077228543-3752-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium000
335Boston Red Sox1609070.56312.584171113040-4051-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park01-1
447New York Yankees1608971.55613.57346726238-4151-30W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I000
5611Detroit Tigers1608476.52518.57707383238-4246-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1101.000
61016Cleveland Indians1618180.50322.0760805-4534-4647-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium000
71426Toronto Blue Jays16253109.32750.5613862-24921-6032-49L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159California Angels1628874.543--8667689839-4249-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium000
2712Kansas City Royals1628577.5253.08518163539-4246-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium000
3814Texas Rangers1628379.5125.07506985239-4244-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium000
4915Minnesota Twins1628280.5066.07647253943-3839-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium000
51119Chicago White Sox1597485.46512.5730748-1840-4133-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1-12-1.000
61222Seattle Mariners1626795.41421.0711820-10931-5036-45L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome000
71325Oakland Athletics16254108.33334.0573860-28723-5831-50W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates1639865.601--77564313250-3248-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium-10-1
223Montreal Expos1609565.5941.570158112039-4056-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium000
3510St. Louis Cardinals1638776.53411.07316933844-3742-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II-1-10
4613Philadelphia Phillies1638479.51514.0683718-3541-4143-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium-10-1
5717Chicago Cubs1628082.49417.5706707-135-4645-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field000
61224New York Mets1636499.39334.0593706-11335-4628-54W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium-1-10
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Cincinnati Reds1619071.559--7316448742-3948-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium000
248Houston Astros1628973.5491.5583582137-4452-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome000
3818Los Angeles Dodgers1627983.48811.57397172233-4846-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium000
4920San Francisco Giants1627191.43819.5672751-7933-4838-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park000
51021San Diego Padres1616893.42222.0603681-7829-5139-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineSan Diego Stadium000
61123Atlanta Braves1606694.41323.5669763-9432-4934-45W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom BrunoP27.064Released by Cardinals. 
David ClydeP24.344Released by Rangers. 
Will McEnaneyP28.046Released by Cardinals. 
Chuck PorterP24.079Released by Angels. 
Chris Smith1B-OF22.256Traded by Rangers with LaRue Washington to Expos for Rusty Staub. 
Rusty StaubOF-1B35.364Traded by Expos to Rangers for Chris Smith and LaRue Washington. 
LaRue WashingtonOF26.205Traded by Rangers with Chris Smith to Expos for Rusty Staub.