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Monday April 21,1980This date in baseball
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Games on 1980-04-21

Top1980 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALChicago White Sox8Boston Red Sox9Boxscore - PBP927,9902:37Ken KravecBruce HurstSkip Lockwood (1-1)Randy Scarbery (0-1)Dick Drago (1)Tony LaRussaDon ZimmerFenway Park
ALToronto Blue Jays7Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP921,1172:29Dave StiebRich GaleDave Stieb (2-0)Rich Gale (0-2)-Bobby MattickJim FreyKauffman Stadium
ALCleveland Indians5Milwaukee Brewers7Boxscore - PBP1110,4143:13Bob OwchinkoLary SorensenBob McClure (1-0)Victor Cruz (0-2)-Dave GarciaBuck RodgersCounty Stadium
ALBaltimore Orioles2New York Yankees3Boxscore - PBP921,4191:52Mike FlanaganTommy JohnTommy John (2-0)Mike Flanagan (1-2)Rich Gossage (1)Earl WeaverDick HowserYankee Stadium I
ALOakland Athletics4Seattle Mariners2Boxscore - PBP94,4662:58Dave HamiltonJim BeattieJeff Jones (1-0)Shane Rawley (0-1)-Billy MartinDarrell JohnsonThe Kingdome
ALDetroit Tigers2Texas Rangers3Boxscore - PBP914,8342:14Milt WilcoxJon MatlackJon Matlack (2-0)Milt Wilcox (0-1)Sparky Lyle (2)Sparky AndersonPat CorralesArlington Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds6Houston Astros5Boxscore - PBP929,0673:09Mike LaCossVern RuhleMike LaCoss (3-0)Vern Ruhle (0-1)Tom Hume (3)John McNamaraBill VirdonAstrodome
NLSan Francisco Giants3Los Angeles Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP929,7792:11Vida BlueBurt HootonBurt Hooton (2-1)Vida Blue (2-1)Steve Howe (1)Dave BristolTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos1Boxscore - PBP910,3272:21John CandelariaRoss GrimsleyJohn Candelaria (1-1)Ross Grimsley (0-1)-Chuck TannerDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLNew York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies0Boxscore - PBP923,8562:31Ray BurrisSteve CarltonRay Burris (2-1)Steve Carlton (2-1)Neil Allen (4)Joe TorreDallas GreenVeterans Stadium
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1980-04-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Boston Red Sox1064.600--4769-221-25-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1507773.513
2610Milwaukee Brewers954.5560.55038122-33-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1538172.529
359Toronto Blue Jays954.5560.5443773-42-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1536291.405
41014Baltimore Orioles1156.4551.5494811-44-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1519556.629
5815New York Yankees1156.4551.5544593-42-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1519853.649
61324Cleveland Indians927.2223.53450-161-61-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1517774.510
71425Detroit Tigers1129.1824.54961-121-71-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1518269.543
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1293.750--5836221-08-3W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1507476.493
223Texas Rangers1183.7270.55848102-16-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1506882.453
335Chicago White Sox1174.6361.5605282-25-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1496386.423
4712Seattle Mariners1376.5382.55260-81-26-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1495297.349
5913Kansas City Royals1156.4553.54659-132-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1519259.609
61118Minnesota Twins1257.4174.0413655-70-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1497277.483
71222California Angels1046.4004.03437-30-44-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1506189.407
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1073.700--5438164-13-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1527676.500
247Chicago Cubs853.6251.0413652-33-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1545995.383
4716Philadelphia Phillies945.4442.5504192-32-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1538766.569
3617Montreal Expos945.4442.53853-152-32-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1538667.562
51021New York Mets1046.4003.04046-61-33-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1526389.414
6920St. Louis Cardinals1046.4003.04352-92-22-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1527082.461
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds12111.917--6528374-17-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1507872.520
236Houston Astros1174.6363.55342112-25-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1528666.566
3511San Diego Padres1165.5454.54045-51-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1516784.444
4819Los Angeles Dodgers1257.4176.05055-52-53-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1518764.576
51123San Francisco Giants1248.3337.04348-51-73-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1497178.477
61226Atlanta Braves1019.1009.01851-330-61-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1518071.530

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul HartzellP26.170Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.