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Thursday April 17,1980This date in baseball
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Games on 1980-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve StoneRich GaleTim Stoddard
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox5BoxDick DragoAurelio Lopez(none)
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox8BoxBritt BurnsMike GriffinEd Farmer
Minnesota Twins3Seattle Mariners4BoxRick HoneycuttGeoff Zahn(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Toronto Blue Jays1BoxPaul MirabellaLary Sorensen(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Atlanta Braves1BoxFrank PastorePhil Niekro(none)
New York Mets1Chicago Cubs4BoxDennis LampTom HausmanBruce Sutter
Houston Astros4Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJerry ReussDave Smith(none)
St. Louis Cardinals12Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBob SykesJohn Candelaria(none)
San Diego Padres3San Francisco Giants7BoxVida BlueEric Rasmussen(none)

Standings as of 1980-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Boston Red Sox642.667--2742-151-23-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1547975.513
2711Baltimore Orioles743.5710.5322931-33-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1559659.619
3813Toronto Blue Jays633.5001.0312561-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1566492.410
4917New York Yankees734.4291.5393093-40-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I15510055.645
51120Milwaukee Brewers523.4001.5302190-22-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1578473.535
61324Cleveland Indians615.1673.01837-191-50-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1547876.506
71425Detroit Tigers716.1433.52734-71-60-0L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1558372.535
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox752.714--362880-05-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1536588.425
223Texas Rangers752.714--363510-05-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1547183.461
335California Angels642.6670.52714130-04-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1546193.396
459Seattle Mariners853.6250.53841-31-24-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome15454100.351
5612Oakland Athletics743.5711.0312740-04-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1557976.510
61018Kansas City Royals734.4292.02132-110-33-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1559461.606
71221Minnesota Twins835.3752.5262423-50-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1537479.484
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Pittsburgh Pirates642.667--282263-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1567977.506
2510Philadelphia Phillies532.6000.5262061-12-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1578869.561
3614Chicago Cubs633.5001.02324-12-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1566195.391
5715St. Louis Cardinals734.4291.52833-51-02-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1557184.458
4816New York Mets734.4291.52528-30-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1556491.413
6919Montreal Expos523.4001.51922-32-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1578869.561
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds8801.000--4816321-07-0W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1548173.526
224Houston Astros752.7142.5372890-15-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1568868.564
348San Diego Padres853.6253.03435-10-15-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1546886.442
41022Los Angeles Dodgers835.3755.03841-32-51-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1558966.574
51123San Francisco Giants826.2506.03038-81-61-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1537380.477
61226Atlanta Braves707.0007.51140-290-60-1L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1548173.526