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Tuesday April 29,1980This date in baseball
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Games on 1980-04-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Baltimore Orioles3BoxLuis TiantScott McGregorRudy May
Oakland Athletics4California Angels2BoxMike NorrisFrank Tanana(none)
Boston Red Sox11Chicago White Sox1BoxBob StanleyRoss Baumgarten(none)
Milwaukee Brewers14Cleveland Indians1BoxBill TraversBob Owchinko(none)
Texas Rangers10Detroit Tigers5BoxSteve ComerJack MorrisDave Rajsich
Seattle Mariners5Minnesota Twins3BoxShane RawleyMike Marshall(none)
Kansas City Royals1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJim ClancyDennis Leonard(none)
Houston Astros3Cincinnati Reds0BoxKen ForschCharlie Leibrandt(none)
Montreal Expos4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxEddie SolomonElias Sosa(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants0BoxDave GoltzJohn Montefusco(none)
Chicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDoug CapillaBob SykesBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1980-04-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Toronto Blue Jays1596.600--7057136-63-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1475889.395
2611New York Yankees1798.5291.0777164-45-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1459451.648
3813Boston Red Sox1688.5001.581107-263-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1447569.521
41015Milwaukee Brewers1578.4672.08067133-34-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1477968.537
51323Baltimore Orioles17611.3534.06773-62-84-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1459451.648
61222Detroit Tigers17611.3534.08795-83-73-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1457867.538
71425Cleveland Indians15510.3334.06290-282-73-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1457471.510
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago White Sox17116.647--8674126-35-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1435984.413
227Oakland Athletics19127.632--9480144-48-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1437172.497
349Texas Rangers17107.5881.08776114-36-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1446678.458
4510Seattle Mariners20119.5501.58690-43-28-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1424894.338
5712Kansas City Royals1798.5292.07174-32-57-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1458857.607
6914Minnesota Twins19910.4743.09180115-74-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1426874.479
71118California Angels17710.4124.06873-53-64-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1435885.406
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Pittsburgh Pirates15105.667--7855236-34-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1477374.497
245Chicago Cubs1495.6430.5756964-35-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1485593.372
3616Philadelphia Phillies1468.4293.57565102-34-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1488563.574
4717St. Louis Cardinals17710.4124.07788-115-42-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1456778.462
5819Montreal Expos1569.4004.06282-203-63-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1478463.571
61124New York Mets15510.3335.05879-212-73-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1476285.422
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds18135.722--7549266-47-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1447668.528
222Houston Astros17125.7060.58352313-29-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1468165.555
356Los Angeles Dodgers19127.6321.58364193-59-2W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1448064.556
4920Atlanta Braves16610.3756.04875-270-66-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1457570.517
51021San Diego Padres17611.3536.55771-141-95-2L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1456778.462
61226San Francisco Giants19613.3167.55375-221-105-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1426973.486


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Doug BirdP30.055Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Juan Samuel2B19.141Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies.