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Friday May 16,1980This 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 1980-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners4Chicago White Sox2BoxJim BeattieSteve TroutShane Rawley
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians1BoxChuck RaineyJohn DennyTom Burgmeier
Baltimore Orioles2Detroit Tigers1BoxMike FlanaganDan Petry(none)
California Angels11Kansas City Royals1BoxBruce KisonRich Gale(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Minnesota Twins4BoxJerry KoosmanBob McClureDoug Corbett
Texas Rangers2New York Yankees6BoxTommy JohnDoc Medich(none)
Oakland Athletics0Toronto Blue Jays1BoxJesse JeffersonMike Norris(none)
New York Mets5Atlanta Braves3BoxPete FalconePhil NiekroNeil Allen
Philadelphia Phillies3Houston Astros0BoxDick RuthvenJ.R. Richard(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxJerry ReussKent TekulveRick Sutcliffe
Cincinnati Reds1Montreal Expos2BoxSteve RogersTom SeaverWoodie Fryman
Chicago Cubs0San Diego Padres3BoxRandy JonesMike Krukow(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants4BoxAl HollandBob Forsch(none)

Standings as of 1980-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees301812.600--153118359-59-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1328547.644
225Toronto Blue Jays291712.5860.5121111109-88-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1335083.376
3610Boston Red Sox321715.5312.0160183-239-88-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1286662.516
4915Milwaukee Brewers291415.4833.5154120346-58-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1337261.541
51019Detroit Tigers311417.4524.515014738-126-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1317061.534
61120Baltimore Orioles321418.4385.0135138-36-128-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1308644.662
71424Cleveland Indians291118.3796.5113159-468-123-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1316863.519
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Oakland Athletics321814.563--144117274-814-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1306565.500
248Texas Rangers311714.5480.5154137176-611-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1305971.454
359Chicago White Sox331815.5450.5146154-89-69-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1275275.409
4712Kansas City Royals311615.5161.5139154-158-98-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1318150.618
5814Seattle Mariners341717.5002.0136143-76-711-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1284286.328
61221California Angels301317.4334.0116124-85-68-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1305278.400
71322Minnesota Twins331419.4244.5146162-168-136-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1286365.492
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates291910.655--1341062810-69-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1336469.481
2511Philadelphia Phillies271413.5194.0147115326-78-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1357758.570
4817Montreal Expos291415.4835.0108124-165-89-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1337657.571
3716Chicago Cubs291415.4835.014113657-97-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1335083.376
5918St. Louis Cardinals311417.4526.0157139186-78-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1316071.458
61023New York Mets291118.3798.0107137-305-96-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1335677.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds332013.606--144128168-612-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1296960.535
234Los Angeles Dodgers321913.5940.5146136107-1012-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1317358.557
346Houston Astros311813.5811.0128107219-79-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1327557.568
4613San Diego Padres331716.5153.0111116-56-1111-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1295673.434
51125Atlanta Braves291118.3797.096141-452-119-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1327062.530
61226San Francisco Giants341222.3538.5119153-345-167-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1276364.496


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ramon PenaP18.011Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
Chuck PorterP24.125Signed as Free Agent by Brewers. 
Bob Randall2B31.340Signed as Free Agent by Twins.