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Games on 1980-05-15

Top1980 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALBoston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians2Boxscore - PBP96,7002:57Jack BillinghamRick WaitsJack Billingham (1-0)Rick Waits (2-4)Dick Drago (2)Don ZimmerDave GarciaCleveland Stadium
ALChicago White Sox6Milwaukee Brewers4Boxscore - PBP922,7332:59Richard DotsonLary SorensenRichard Dotson (4-1)Lary Sorensen (2-3)Randy Scarbery (2)Tony LaRussaBuck RodgersCounty Stadium
ALSeattle Mariners0Toronto Blue Jays1Boxscore - PBP911,5792:00Floyd BannisterJim ClancyJim Clancy (2-1)Floyd Bannister (2-3)-Darrell JohnsonBobby MattickExhibition Stadiu
NLSt. Louis Cardinals1San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP910,2652:06Pete VuckovichJohn CurtisJohn Curtis (3-2)Pete Vuckovich (5-3)Rollie Fingers (4)Ken BoyerJerry ColemanQualcomm Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP127,7813:17Don RobinsonEd WhitsonEnrique Romo (1-0)Tom Griffin (0-1)-Chuck TannerDave Bristol3Com Park at Cand
NLPittsburgh Pirates3San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP127,7813:17Don RobinsonEd WhitsonEnrique Romo (1-0)Tom Griffin (0-1)-Chuck TannerDave BristolCandlestick Park
6 Games on this date

Standings as of 1980-05-15.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees291712.586--147116319-58-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1338647.647
237Toronto Blue Jays281612.5710.512011199-87-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1345183.381
3711Boston Red Sox311615.5162.0158182-248-88-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1296762.519
4813Milwaukee Brewers281414.5002.5151116356-48-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1347262.537
51018Detroit Tigers301416.4673.514914548-126-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1327062.530
61120Baltimore Orioles311318.4195.0133137-45-128-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1318744.664
71423Cleveland Indians281117.3935.5112157-458-123-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1326864.515
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Oakland Athletics311813.581--144116284-714-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1316566.496
248Texas Rangers301713.5670.5152131216-511-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1315972.450
359Chicago White Sox321814.5630.5144150-69-69-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1285276.406
4610Kansas City Royals301614.5331.5138143-58-98-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1328151.614
5916Seattle Mariners331617.4853.0132141-95-711-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1294386.333
61221California Angels291217.4145.0105123-184-68-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1315378.405
71322Minnesota Twins321319.4065.5142159-178-135-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1296465.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates28199.679--128983010-59-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1346470.478
2515Chicago Cubs281414.5005.014113387-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1345084.373
3712Philadelphia Phillies261313.5005.0144115295-78-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1367858.574
4817St. Louis Cardinals301416.4676.0154135196-68-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1326072.455
5919Montreal Expos281315.4646.0106123-175-88-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1347757.575
61125New York Mets281018.3579.0102134-324-96-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1345777.425
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds322012.625--143126178-512-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1306961.531
233Houston Astros301812.6001.0128104249-79-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1337558.564
345Los Angeles Dodgers311813.5811.513813087-1011-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1327458.561
4614San Diego Padres321616.5004.0108116-86-1110-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1305773.438
51024Atlanta Braves281117.3937.093136-432-119-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1337063.526
61226San Francisco Giants331122.3339.5115150-355-166-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1286464.500