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Friday May 23,1980This 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 1980-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve StoneJack MorrisTippy Martinez
Cleveland Indians1Boston Red Sox4BoxBob StanleyDan SpillnerTom Burgmeier
Kansas City Royals13California Angels9BoxDennis LeonardFrank Tanana(none)
Minnesota Twins0Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBill TraversPete Redfern(none)
Texas Rangers3Oakland Athletics1BoxFergie JenkinsRick Langford(none)
Chicago White Sox0Seattle Mariners8BoxRick HoneycuttBritt BurnsShane Rawley
New York Yankees7Toronto Blue Jays3BoxRon GuidryPaul Mirabella(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Chicago Cubs2BoxDennis LampDon Sutton(none)
Montreal Expos7Cincinnati Reds4BoxBill LeeMike LaCoss(none)
Atlanta Braves1New York Mets2BoxRay BurrisRick MatulaNeil Allen
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxSteve CarltonNolan Ryan(none)
San Francisco Giants4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxGrant JacksonAl Holland(none)
San Diego Padres2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxBob ShirleyJim Kaat(none)

Standings as of 1980-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Yankees372314.622--1901444613-610-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1258045.640
2410Toronto Blue Jays361917.5283.515114569-810-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1264878.381
3511Boston Red Sox382018.5263.5185203-1811-119-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1226359.516
4916Milwaukee Brewers351718.4865.0199156438-89-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1276958.543
51018Baltimore Orioles391821.4626.016315768-1510-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1238241.667
61220Detroit Tigers371621.4327.0177179-28-148-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1256857.544
71321Cleveland Indians361521.4177.5130181-518-137-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1246460.516
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals382216.579--18417959-913-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1247549.605
236Chicago White Sox392217.5640.5163172-99-713-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1214873.397
3612Texas Rangers382018.5262.0188168208-712-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1235667.455
4713Oakland Athletics392019.5132.516215936-1214-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1236360.512
5815Seattle Mariners402020.5003.0164175-116-914-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1223983.320
61119California Angels371621.4325.5152170-188-98-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1234974.398
71423Minnesota Twins391623.4106.5172192-209-167-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1226161.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates352213.629--1511262510-812-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1276166.480
258Philadelphia Phillies331815.5453.0175139367-811-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1297356.566
369Montreal Expos341816.5293.5138145-76-812-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1287256.563
4817Chicago Cubs341618.4715.514914728-128-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1284880.375
51024New York Mets351421.4008.0124153-296-108-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1275374.417
61125St. Louis Cardinals371423.3789.017116566-128-11L8T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1256065.480
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers382414.632--165146197-1117-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1256857.544
235Houston Astros372116.5682.51451261911-910-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1267254.571
347Cincinnati Reds382117.5533.017316589-912-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1246856.548
4714San Diego Padres392019.5134.5129132-38-1312-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1235370.431
5922San Francisco Giants391623.4108.5139166-275-1711-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1225963.484
61226Atlanta Braves351322.3719.5111160-493-1410-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1266858.540