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Wednesday May 21,1980This 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 1980-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox2BoxGeoff ZahnSteve Trout(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Cleveland Indians4BoxLen BarkerMike FlanaganSid Monge
New York Yankees9Detroit Tigers5BoxRudy MayAurelio Lopez(none)
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals2BoxBob LaceyDan Quisenberry(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Seattle Mariners6BoxJim BeattieMike CaldwellDave Heaverlo
California Angels9Texas Rangers8BoxMark ClearJim Kern(none)
Boston Red Sox11Toronto Blue Jays2BoxMike TorrezJesse Jefferson(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxJoe BeckwithMark LittellBobby Castillo
Atlanta Braves2Montreal Expos3BoxSteve RogersGene Garber(none)
Houston Astros1New York Mets5BoxPete FalconeJ.R. RichardNeil Allen
Cincinnati Reds8Philadelphia Phillies9BoxRon ReedTom Hume(none)
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxEnrique RomoRollie Fingers(none)
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxGrant JacksonJohn CurtisKent Tekulve
Chicago Cubs1San Francisco Giants4BoxVida BlueRick Reuschel(none)

Standings as of 1980-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees352114.600--1781403811-610-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1278245.646
237Toronto Blue Jays341915.5591.5147133149-810-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1284880.375
3612Boston Red Sox371918.5143.0181202-2111-118-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1236459.520
4916Milwaukee Brewers341618.4714.5194156388-88-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1287058.547
51018Detroit Tigers351619.4575.017316948-128-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1276859.535
61220Baltimore Orioles371621.4326.015315308-158-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1258441.672
71321Cleveland Indians351520.4296.0129177-488-127-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1256461.512
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Chicago White Sox382216.579--163164-19-613-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1224874.393
248Kansas City Royals362016.5561.0155167-128-912-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1267749.611
359Oakland Athletics372017.5411.5158140186-1114-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1256362.504
4713Texas Rangers361818.5003.0173161127-711-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1255867.464
5814Seattle Mariners391920.4873.5156175-196-913-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1234083.325
61117California Angels351619.4574.5137145-88-88-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1254976.392
71422Minnesota Twins381622.4216.0172187-159-157-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1236162.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates332112.636--1421162610-811-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1296267.481
2510Philadelphia Phillies321715.5313.5172139337-810-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1307456.569
3611Montreal Expos331716.5154.0131141-105-812-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1297356.566
4819Chicago Cubs331518.4556.014714708-127-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1294980.380
51024New York Mets331320.3948.0117144-276-107-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1295475.419
61125St. Louis Cardinals361422.3898.517116386-128-10L7T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1266066.476
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers372413.649--165144217-1017-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1266858.540
235Houston Astros352015.5713.01371181910-810-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1287355.570
346Cincinnati Reds372116.5683.0169158119-912-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1256857.544
4715San Diego Padres371819.4866.0121128-76-1312-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1255570.440
5923San Francisco Giants381622.4218.5135161-265-1611-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1235964.480
61226Atlanta Braves341321.3829.5110158-483-1310-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1276859.535