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Friday April 18,1980This 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 1980-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles5BoxDave FordRichard Dotson(none)
Texas Rangers6Boston Red Sox5BoxDanny DarwinSkip LockwoodJim Kern
Kansas City Royals9Detroit Tigers6BoxDan QuisenberryAurelio Lopez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees2BoxMike CaldwellLuis TiantJerry Augustine
California Angels3Oakland Athletics6BoxBrian KingmanBruce Kison(none)
Minnesota Twins1Seattle Mariners3BoxFloyd BannisterRoger Erickson(none)
Minnesota Twins2Seattle Mariners3BoxByron McLaughlinTerry FeltonShane Rawley
Cincinnati Reds0Atlanta Braves3BoxRick MatulaCharlie Leibrandt(none)
Houston Astros7Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxKen ForschDave GoltzJoaquin Andujar
Philadelphia Phillies5Montreal Expos7BoxScott SandersonDick RuthvenWoodie Fryman
St. Louis Cardinals10Pittsburgh Pirates12BoxGrant JacksonDarold KnowlesKent Tekulve
San Diego Padres2San Francisco Giants5BoxBob KnepperRandy Jones(none)

Standings as of 1980-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Baltimore Orioles853.625--373161-34-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1549559.617
279Boston Red Sox743.5710.53248-161-23-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1537974.516
41012Toronto Blue Jays633.5001.0312561-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1566492.410
3816Milwaukee Brewers633.5001.03323101-22-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1568373.532
51119New York Yankees835.3752.0413383-40-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I15410054.649
61324Cleveland Indians615.1673.01837-191-50-0L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1547876.506
71425Detroit Tigers817.1254.03343-101-60-1L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1548371.539
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Texas Rangers862.750--424021-05-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1537083.458
225Seattle Mariners1073.700--444401-26-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome15252100.342
347Chicago White Sox853.6251.0383350-15-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1526587.428
456Oakland Athletics853.6251.0373070-05-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1547876.506
5610California Angels743.5711.53020100-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1536192.399
6917Kansas City Royals844.5002.03038-81-33-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1549361.604
71223Minnesota Twins1037.3004.02930-13-70-0L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1517477.490
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Pittsburgh Pirates752.714--403283-12-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1557877.503
4713Philadelphia Phillies633.5001.5312741-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1568868.564
3614Montreal Expos633.5001.52627-12-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1568769.558
2515Chicago Cubs633.5001.52324-12-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1566195.391
5818New York Mets734.4292.02528-30-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1556491.413
6920St. Louis Cardinals835.3752.53845-71-12-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1547183.461
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds981.889--4819291-17-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1538172.529
223Houston Astros862.7501.54432121-15-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1558768.561
3411San Diego Padres954.5563.03640-40-25-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1536885.444
51121San Francisco Giants936.3335.03540-51-62-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1527280.474
41022Los Angeles Dodgers936.3335.04248-62-51-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1548965.578
61226Atlanta Braves817.1256.51440-260-61-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1538073.523