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Top1980 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians2California Angels10Boxscore - PBP937,0852:49Dan SpillnerDave FrostDave Frost (1-0)Dan Spillner (0-1)-Dave GarciaJim FregosiAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles4Chicago White Sox8Boxscore - PBP93,9022:38Mike FlanaganKen KravecKen Kravec (1-0)Mike Flanagan (0-1)Ed Farmer (1)Earl WeaverTony LaRussaComiskey Park
ALDetroit Tigers0Kansas City Royals4Boxscore - PBP914,6052:13Dan SchatzederLarry GuraLarry Gura (1-0)Dan Schatzeder (0-1)-Sparky AndersonJim FreyKauffman Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins0Oakland Athletics1Boxscore - PBP95,7292:05Pete RedfernMatt KeoughMatt Keough (1-0)Pete Redfern (0-1)-Gene MauchBilly MartinOakland-Alameda C
ALToronto Blue Jays10Seattle Mariners7Boxscore - PBP116,1043:25Dave StiebJim BeattieBalor Moore (1-0)Rob Dressler (0-1)-Bobby MattickDarrell JohnsonThe Kingdome
ALNew York Yankees7Texas Rangers11Boxscore - PBP921,4242:18Tommy JohnFergie JenkinsFergie Jenkins (1-0)Ron Davis (0-1)Dave Rajsich (1)Dick HowserPat CorralesArlington Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves0Cincinnati Reds6Boxscore - PBP612,9021:44Larry McWilliamsMike LaCossMike LaCoss (1-0)Larry McWilliams (0-1)-Bobby CoxJohn McNamaraCinergy Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Houston Astros10Boxscore - PBP930,7012:58Rick SutcliffeJoe NiekroDave Smith (1-0)Don Stanhouse (0-1)-Tom LasordaBill VirdonAstrodome
NLChicago Cubs7New York Mets5Boxscore - PBP94,4602:48Dennis LampRay BurrisDennis Lamp (1-0)Ray Burris (0-1)Bruce Sutter (1)Preston GomezJoe TorreShea Stadium
NLMontreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP948,4602:07Steve RogersSteve CarltonSteve Carlton (1-0)Steve Rogers (0-1)-Dick WilliamsDallas GreenVeterans Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP920,5692:51Ed WhitsonRick WiseRollie Fingers (1-0)Gary Lavelle (0-1)-Dave BristolJerry ColemanQualcomm Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals3Boxscore - PBP916,9982:19John CandelariaBob ForschGrant Jackson (1-0)Don Hood (0-1)-Chuck TannerKen BoyerBusch Stadium II
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1980-04-11.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--9540-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1618576.528
2119Baltimore Orioles211.5000.5911-21-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1609961.619
3918Detroit Tigers211.5000.55501-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1608377.519
4414Toronto Blue Jays211.5000.5161511-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1606694.413
61324Cleveland Indians101.0001.0210-80-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1597980.497
71221New York Yankees202.0001.5712-50-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I16010357.644
51425Boston Red Sox101.0001.059-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1598376.522
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Texas Rangers2201.000--12750-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1597485.465
211California Angels1101.0000.510280-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1596495.403
6610Oakland Athletics211.5001.089-10-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1608278.513
7512Seattle Mariners211.5001.01516-10-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome16058102.363
5713Minnesota Twins211.5001.09811-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1597683.478
4816Kansas City Royals211.5001.05500-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1609664.600
31017Chicago White Sox211.5001.011920-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1586989.437
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
142Philadelphia Phillies1101.000--6330-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1619071.559
5519St. Louis Cardinals211.5000.54400-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1607387.456
3711New York Mets211.5000.510910-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1606694.413
2815Chicago Cubs211.5000.5910-11-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1606397.394
468Pittsburgh Pirates211.5000.54401-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1608278.513
6922Montreal Expos101.0001.036-30-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1619071.559
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
314San Diego Padres2201.000--11740-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1607189.444
235Houston Astros2201.000--13850-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1619170.565
127Cincinnati Reds2201.000--150150-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1608773.544
61120San Francisco Giants202.0002.0711-40-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1597584.472
51023Los Angeles Dodgers202.0002.0813-50-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1619269.571
41226Atlanta Braves202.0002.0015-150-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1598178.509