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Thursday May 1,1980This 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 1980-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1California Angels2BoxJohn MontagueJim Beattie(none)
Boston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox3BoxBruce HurstSteve TroutTom Burgmeier
Cleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJohn DennyDave LemanczykSid Monge
Houston Astros9Cincinnati Reds3BoxJoe NiekroMike LaCoss(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets1BoxSteve CarltonPete FalconeTug McGraw
Montreal Expos1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxKent TekulveWoodie Fryman(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres4BoxBob ShirleyRick Camp(none)

Standings as of 1980-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Toronto Blue Jays1798.529--716296-63-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1455887.400
2713Boston Red Sox1899.5000.586112-264-55-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1427468.521
3912New York Yankees1899.5000.5817834-55-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1449450.653
41116Milwaukee Brewers1578.4671.08067133-34-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1477968.537
51321Baltimore Orioles18711.3892.57477-32-85-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1449351.646
61220Detroit Tigers18711.3892.59299-73-74-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1447767.535
71422Cleveland Indians16610.3752.56491-273-73-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1447371.507
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Chicago White Sox19127.632--9179126-36-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1415883.411
227Oakland Athletics20128.6000.59582134-58-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1427171.500
438Texas Rangers18108.5561.59181104-46-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1436677.462
349Kansas City Royals18108.5561.5747403-57-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1448757.604
6814Seattle Mariners221111.5002.590102-123-48-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1404892.343
5611Minnesota Twins201010.5002.510183185-75-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1416774.475
71015California Angels19910.4743.07275-33-66-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1415685.397
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates17125.706--8556296-36-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1457174.490
256Chicago Cubs1596.6002.0777704-45-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1475592.374
3617St. Louis Cardinals18810.4444.58590-55-43-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1446678.458
4718Philadelphia Phillies1679.4384.5776893-44-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1468462.575
6923New York Mets17611.3536.06181-202-74-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1456184.421
51024Montreal Expos17611.3536.06389-263-83-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1458461.579
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros19145.737--9756415-29-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1447965.549
343Los Angeles Dodgers20137.6501.58767204-59-2W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1437964.552
234Cincinnati Reds20137.6501.57963166-47-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1427666.535
4819San Diego Padres19811.4216.06375-121-97-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1436578.455
51125Atlanta Braves18612.3337.55281-290-86-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1437568.524
61226San Francisco Giants20614.3008.55679-231-105-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1416972.489