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Friday May 9,1980This 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 1980-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals6Boston Red Sox5BoxDennis LeonardBob StanleyDan Quisenberry
Detroit Tigers6California Angels5BoxAurelio LopezJohn Montague(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxSteve StoneJerry AugustineTim Stoddard
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees5BoxRon GuidryJerry KoosmanRich Gossage
Cleveland Indians4Seattle Mariners1BoxDan SpillnerFloyd Bannister(none)
Chicago White Sox1Texas Rangers2BoxJim KernMike Proly(none)
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves5BoxLarry McWilliamsKen ForschLarry Bradford
San Francisco Giants6Chicago Cubs3BoxVida BlueDennis Lamp(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds5BoxCharlie LeibrandtRandy Lerch(none)
New York Mets2Montreal Expos1BoxCraig SwanSteve Rogers(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Diego Padres3BoxKent TekulveRollie Fingers(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals15BoxPedro BorbonRick Sutcliffe(none)

Standings as of 1980-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees24159.625--12296269-56-4W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1388850.638
225Toronto Blue Jays24159.625--11588279-66-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1385286.377
3816Boston Red Sox251213.4803.5119150-317-85-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1357164.526
4917Milwaukee Brewers231112.4783.512796316-45-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1397564.540
51018Baltimore Orioles261214.4624.011811445-107-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1368848.647
61220Cleveland Indians241014.4175.094126-327-113-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1366967.507
71423Detroit Tigers261016.3856.0129136-76-124-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1367462.544
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Oakland Athletics271611.593--120102184-512-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1356768.496
247Texas Rangers251411.5601.0128112164-410-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1366274.456
358Chicago White Sox271512.5561.0120125-56-49-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1335578.414
4611Kansas City Royals251312.5202.0104110-65-78-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1378453.613
5714Seattle Mariners291415.4833.0113131-184-610-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1334588.338
61119California Angels261115.4234.591106-153-68-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1345480.403
71321Minnesota Twins271116.4075.0126134-86-105-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1346668.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates23167.696--11379347-39-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1396772.482
2510Chicago Cubs231211.5224.011811356-66-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1395287.374
3612St. Louis Cardinals251312.5204.0144120245-48-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1376176.445
4713Philadelphia Phillies221111.5004.512299233-58-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1408060.571
5922Montreal Expos251015.4007.097118-213-87-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1378057.584
61125New York Mets25916.3608.088108-203-76-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1375879.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros26179.654--11991288-69-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1377661.555
233Cincinnati Reds281810.643--11410598-510-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1347163.530
349Los Angeles Dodgers261412.5383.012111745-109-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1377859.569
4815San Diego Padres271314.4814.592102-106-117-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1356075.444
51024Atlanta Braves24915.3757.076117-412-117-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1377265.526
61226San Francisco Giants28919.3219.094129-354-155-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1336667.496


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Darold KnowlesP38.151Released by Cardinals.