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Friday May 2,1980This 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.

1980 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1980-05-02

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1California Angels3BoxDave FrostGlenn Abbott(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8Chicago White Sox0BoxMike CaldwellKen Kravec(none)
Boston Red Sox6Kansas City Royals5BoxSkip LockwoodDan Quisenberry(none)
New York Yankees9Minnesota Twins6BoxRon GuidryGeoff ZahnRudy May
Detroit Tigers6Oakland Athletics10BoxSteve McCattyDave Rozema(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Texas Rangers5BoxMike FlanaganJim KernTim Stoddard
Cleveland Indians6Toronto Blue Jays1BoxLen BarkerDave Stieb(none)
Chicago Cubs12Cincinnati Reds4BoxBruce SutterTom Hume(none)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos4BoxStan BahnsenGary Lavelle(none)
San Diego Padres1New York Mets0BoxRick WiseRay BurrisSteve Mura
Los Angeles Dodgers5Philadelphia Phillies9BoxRon ReedCharlie Hough(none)
Atlanta Braves6Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxPhil NiekroJim Rooker(none)
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals9BoxDon HoodNolan RyanJim Kaat

Standings as of 1980-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
238New York Yankees19109.526--908465-55-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1439350.650
169Boston Red Sox19109.526--92117-255-55-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1417368.518
3812Milwaukee Brewers1688.5000.58867214-34-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1467868.534
4714Toronto Blue Jays1899.5000.5726846-63-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1445886.403
51220Baltimore Orioles19811.4212.08182-13-85-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1439251.643
61321Cleveland Indians17710.4122.07092-224-73-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1437271.503
71423Detroit Tigers19712.3683.098109-113-84-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1437766.538
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Oakland Athletics21138.619--10588174-59-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1417071.496
227Chicago White Sox20128.6000.5918746-36-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1405882.414
4511Texas Rangers19109.5262.0968884-46-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1426676.465
3410Kansas City Royals19109.5262.07980-13-57-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1438756.608
5913California Angels201010.5002.57576-13-67-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1405585.393
61015Seattle Mariners231112.4783.091105-143-58-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1394891.345
71116Minnesota Twins211011.4763.010792155-75-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1406773.479
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates18126.667--8662246-36-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1447173.493
233Chicago Cubs16106.6251.0898185-45-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1465492.370
3617St. Louis Cardinals19910.4743.5949135-44-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1436578.455
4718Philadelphia Phillies1789.4713.58673133-45-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1458362.572
5922Montreal Expos18711.3895.06792-253-84-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1448361.576
61125New York Mets18612.3336.06182-212-74-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1446183.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros20146.700--9865335-39-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1437964.552
354Los Angeles Dodgers21138.6191.59276164-69-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1427963.556
246Cincinnati Reds21138.6191.5837586-47-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1417665.539
4819San Diego Padres20911.4505.06475-112-97-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1426478.451
51024Atlanta Braves19712.3686.55882-241-86-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1427468.521
61226San Francisco Giants21615.2868.55983-241-115-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1406971.493

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ricky AdamsSS-3B21.101Signed as Free Agent by Angels.