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Wednesday April 16,1980This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1980-04-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike FlanaganLarry Gura(none)
Detroit Tigers9Boston Red Sox10BoxSteve RenkoDan SchatzederTom Burgmeier
Minnesota Twins1California Angels2BoxDave FrostMike Marshall(none)
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox0BoxTommy JohnKen Kravec(none)
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics6BoxMatt KeoughJim Beattie(none)
Cleveland Indians7Texas Rangers8BoxJim KernVictor Cruz(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays11BoxDave StiebJim Slaton(none)
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds5BoxMike LaCossJohn Montefusco(none)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets3BoxRay BurrisBill LeeNeil Allen
Los Angeles Dodgers10San Diego Padres4BoxBurt HootonJohn Curtis(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8St. Louis Cardinals3BoxSteve CarltonBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1980-04-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Boston Red Sox532.600--2238-161-22-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1558075.516
3915Milwaukee Brewers422.5000.53020100-12-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1588474.532
2814Baltimore Orioles633.5000.5272701-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1569759.622
4712New York Yankees633.5000.53322113-30-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I15610056.641
51218Toronto Blue Jays523.4001.0302551-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1576592.414
71323Detroit Tigers615.1672.52329-61-50-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1568373.532
61424Cleveland Indians615.1672.51837-191-50-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1547876.506
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Texas Rangers752.714--363510-05-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1547183.461
237Chicago White Sox642.6670.5282260-04-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1546688.429
326California Angels642.6670.52714130-04-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1546193.396
5510Seattle Mariners743.5711.03438-41-23-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome15555100.355
4611Oakland Athletics743.5711.0312740-04-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1557976.510
61016Kansas City Royals633.5001.51927-80-23-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1569462.603
71117Minnesota Twins734.4292.0232033-40-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1547480.481
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Pittsburgh Pirates541.800--191093-11-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1577978.503
258Philadelphia Phillies532.6001.0262061-12-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1578869.561
3613New York Mets633.5001.5242400-03-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1566492.410
5819Montreal Expos523.4002.01922-32-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1578869.561
4720Chicago Cubs523.4002.01923-42-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1576295.395
6921St. Louis Cardinals624.3332.51624-80-02-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1567284.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds7701.000--4415290-07-0W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1558273.529
222Houston Astros651.8331.53322110-05-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1578869.561
344San Diego Padres752.7142.0312830-05-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1556887.439
41022Los Angeles Dodgers725.2865.03237-52-50-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1569066.577
51125San Francisco Giants716.1436.02335-121-60-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1547480.481
61226Atlanta Braves606.0006.51036-260-60-0L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1558174.523