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Games on 1980-04-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox9Baltimore Orioles6BoxRich WorthamSammy StewartEd Farmer
Texas Rangers5Boston Red Sox6BoxTom BurgmeierJim Kern(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians3BoxDave LemanczykJohn DennyJoey McLaughlin
Kansas City Royals9Detroit Tigers6BoxRenie MartinDan SchatzederDan Quisenberry
Milwaukee Brewers5New York Yankees9BoxRon DavisJerry Augustine(none)
California Angels1Oakland Athletics6BoxMatt KeoughChris Knapp(none)
California Angels2Oakland Athletics8BoxSteve McCattyFrank Tanana(none)
Minnesota Twins4Seattle Mariners3BoxPete RedfernMike ParrottMike Marshall
Cincinnati Reds5Atlanta Braves3BoxDave TomlinLarry BradfordTom Hume
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs6BoxRick ReuschelKevin KobelDick Tidrow
Houston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJerry ReussJoe Niekro(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Montreal Expos7BoxElias SosaTug McGraw(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJim RookerPete VuckovichKent Tekulve
San Diego Padres1San Francisco Giants5BoxJohn MontefuscoRick Wise(none)

Standings as of 1980-04-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Boston Red Sox954.556--3861-231-24-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1517873.517
2615Baltimore Orioles1055.5000.5474521-34-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1529557.625
3912Milwaukee Brewers844.5000.54333102-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1548272.532
4714Toronto Blue Jays844.5000.5373612-42-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1546391.409
51119New York Yankees1046.4001.5514383-41-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1529953.651
61324Cleveland Indians826.2502.52943-141-51-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1527775.507
71425Detroit Tigers1028.2003.54758-111-61-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1528270.539
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1183.727--5434200-08-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1517576.497
335Texas Rangers1073.7000.5554692-15-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1516982.457
224Chicago White Sox1073.7000.5524392-15-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1506387.420
448Seattle Mariners1275.5831.55056-61-26-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1505298.347
5813Kansas City Royals1055.5002.54552-72-43-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1529260.605
61017Minnesota Twins1257.4173.5413655-70-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1497277.483
71220California Angels1046.4003.53437-30-44-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1506189.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Pittsburgh Pirates963.667--4737103-13-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1537776.503
247Chicago Cubs853.6250.5413652-33-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1545995.383
4616Philadelphia Phillies844.5001.55038122-32-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1548767.565
3711Montreal Expos844.5001.53746-92-32-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1548668.558
5818St. Louis Cardinals1046.4002.54352-92-22-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1527082.461
61123New York Mets936.3333.03746-90-33-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1536489.418
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds11101.909--5923363-17-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1517972.523
223Houston Astros1073.7002.54836122-25-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1538667.562
3510San Diego Padres1165.5454.04045-51-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1516784.444
5921San Francisco Giants1147.3646.04044-41-63-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1507179.473
41022Los Angeles Dodgers1147.3646.04652-62-52-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1528864.579
61226Atlanta Braves1019.1008.51851-330-61-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1518071.530