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Tuesday May 27,1980This 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 1980-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians7Baltimore Orioles6BoxVictor CruzDave Ford(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox5BoxSteve RenkoTom Buskey(none)
Texas Rangers0California Angels2BoxDon AaseFergie Jenkins(none)
Seattle Mariners1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxRickey KeetonJim BeattieBob McClure
Chicago White Sox2Minnesota Twins0BoxBritt BurnsDarrell JacksonMike Proly
Detroit Tigers6New York Yankees9BoxMike GriffinDan PetryRon Davis
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics2BoxDennis LeonardBrian Kingman(none)
San Francisco Giants3Atlanta Braves6BoxLarry McWilliamsBob KnepperGene Garber
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs4BoxDennis LampBill LeeDick Tidrow
Los Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds6BoxMike LaCossDon Sutton(none)
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros4BoxFrank LaCorteRollie Fingers(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxEnrique RomoDickie NolesKent Tekulve
New York Mets9St. Louis Cardinals5BoxMark BombackSilvio Martinez(none)

Standings as of 1980-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees412615.634--2241665814-712-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1217744.636
249Milwaukee Brewers392118.5384.0221160618-813-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1236558.528
3511Toronto Blue Jays402119.5254.5169163610-911-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1224676.377
4916Boston Red Sox422121.5005.5195220-2511-1110-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1186256.525
51018Baltimore Orioles432023.4657.0189174158-1512-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1198039.672
61119Cleveland Indians401822.4507.5150198-4811-147-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1206159.508
71323Detroit Tigers411724.4159.0195214-199-178-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1216754.554
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals422517.595--202193912-1013-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1207248.600
237Chicago White Sox432419.5581.5178188-1011-913-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1174671.393
3612Texas Rangers422220.5243.02081931510-912-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1195465.454
4714Oakland Athletics432221.5123.518617886-1216-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1196158.513
5815Seattle Mariners442222.5004.0179197-186-1116-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1183781.314
61222California Angels411724.4157.5167189-228-99-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1194871.403
71425Minnesota Twins431627.3729.5177207-309-187-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1186157.517
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates392316.590--1711502111-912-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1236063.488
235Philadelphia Phillies372116.5681.0195154417-814-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1257055.560
3610Montreal Expos382018.5262.5151155-48-1012-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1247054.565
4817Chicago Cubs381820.4744.5157158-18-1210-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1244678.371
5920New York Mets391722.4366.0146170-247-1110-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1235073.407
61226St. Louis Cardinals411526.3669.0193198-56-129-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1215962.488
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers432617.605--179161189-1417-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1206654.550
246Houston Astros412318.5612.01591411811-1112-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1227052.574
358Cincinnati Reds432419.5582.019018199-915-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1196554.546
4713San Diego Padres432221.5124.0152149310-1512-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1195168.429
51021San Francisco Giants431825.4198.0158185-277-1911-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1185761.483
61124Atlanta Braves391524.3859.0123172-493-1612-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1226656.541


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Pedro BorbonP33.176Released by Cardinals. 
Bernie CarboOF32.296Released by Cardinals. 
Al CowensOF28.215Traded by Angels to Tigers for Jason Thompson. 
Jason Thompson1B25.325Traded by Tigers to Angels for Al Cowens.