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Games on 1980-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox4BoxRichard DotsonDarrell JacksonEd Farmer
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians4BoxJohn DennySammy Stewart(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Cleveland Indians0BoxJim PalmerBob Owchinko(none)
New York Yankees8Detroit Tigers12BoxJohn HillerTommy JohnDave Rozema
Oakland Athletics0Kansas City Royals1BoxRich GaleMike NorrisDan Quisenberry
Milwaukee Brewers14Seattle Mariners5BoxLary SorensenFloyd Bannister(none)
California Angels5Texas Rangers4BoxAlfredo MartinezDoc MedichDave LaRoche
Boston Red Sox4Toronto Blue Jays3BoxChuck RaineyDave LemanczykTom Burgmeier
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJerry ReussPete VuckovichRick Sutcliffe
Atlanta Braves1Montreal Expos0BoxPhil NiekroScott Sanderson(none)
Houston Astros3New York Mets2BoxKen ForschCraig Swan(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxPaul MoskauDick RuthvenDoug Bair
Chicago Cubs0San Francisco Giants2BoxEd WhitsonMike Krukow(none)

Standings as of 1980-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees342014.588--1691353410-610-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1288345.648
237Toronto Blue Jays331914.5760.5145122239-810-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1294881.372
3714Boston Red Sox361818.5003.0170200-3010-118-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1246559.524
4815Milwaukee Brewers331617.4853.5189150398-78-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1297059.543
51017Detroit Tigers341618.4714.016816088-128-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1286860.531
61119Baltimore Orioles361620.4445.015114928-148-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1268442.667
71321Cleveland Indians341420.4126.0125175-508-126-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1266561.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox372215.595--16116109-613-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1234875.390
248Kansas City Royals352015.5711.0153163-108-912-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1277750.606
359Oakland Athletics361917.5282.5154138165-1114-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1266462.508
4611Texas Rangers351817.5143.0165152137-711-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1265868.460
5916Seattle Mariners381820.4744.5150170-206-912-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1244183.331
61220California Angels341519.4415.5128137-97-88-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1265076.397
71423Minnesota Twins371522.4057.0169185-168-157-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1246262.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates311912.613--1351112410-89-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1316467.489
2510Philadelphia Phillies311615.5163.0163131327-89-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1317556.573
3713Montreal Expos321616.5003.5128139-115-811-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1307456.569
4818Chicago Cubs321517.4694.514614338-117-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1304981.377
51024St. Louis Cardinals351421.4007.0168158106-118-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1276067.472
61226New York Mets321220.3757.5112143-316-106-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1305575.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers362313.639--160141197-1016-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1276958.543
235Houston Astros342014.5882.01361132310-710-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1297356.566
346Cincinnati Reds362115.5832.0161149129-812-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1266858.540
4612San Diego Padres351817.5144.5116121-56-1112-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1275572.433
5922San Francisco Giants371522.4058.5131160-295-1610-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1246064.484
61125Atlanta Braves331320.3948.5108155-473-1210-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1286860.531