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Wednesday May 28,1980This 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 1980-05-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians10Baltimore Orioles6BoxRick WaitsJim PalmerSid Monge
Toronto Blue Jays4Boston Red Sox1BoxDave StiebBob StanleyJoey McLaughlin
Texas Rangers6California Angels7BoxMark ClearJim KernChris Knapp
Seattle Mariners0Milwaukee Brewers7BoxBill TraversByron McLaughlinReggie Cleveland
Chicago White Sox4Minnesota Twins6BoxMike MarshallMike Proly(none)
Detroit Tigers6New York Yankees3BoxJack MorrisRon GuidryAurelio Lopez
Kansas City Royals3Oakland Athletics6BoxRick LangfordRich Gale(none)
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves3BoxAl HraboskyGary Lavelle(none)
Montreal Expos4Chicago Cubs8BoxDennis LampDale Murray(none)
San Diego Padres0Houston Astros1BoxNolan RyanRick Wise(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxRandy LerchDon RobinsonRon Reed
New York Mets6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxKevin KobelGeorge FrazierNeil Allen

Standings as of 1980-05-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees422616.619--2271725514-712-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1207743.642
238Milwaukee Brewers402218.5503.0228160688-814-10W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1226458.525
3510Toronto Blue Jays412219.5373.5173164911-911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1214576.372
4916Boston Red Sox432122.4885.5196224-2811-1110-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1176255.530
51018Cleveland Indians411922.4636.5160204-4412-147-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1196059.504
61119Baltimore Orioles442024.4557.0195184118-1512-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1188038.678
71322Detroit Tigers421824.4298.0201217-1610-178-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1206654.550
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals432518.581--205199612-1113-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1197247.605
249Chicago White Sox442420.5451.5182194-1211-1013-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1164670.397
3611Oakland Athletics442321.5232.5192181116-1217-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1186058.508
4713Texas Rangers432221.5123.02142001410-1012-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1185464.458
5815Seattle Mariners452223.4894.0179204-256-1216-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1173780.316
61221California Angels421824.4296.5174195-218-910-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1184771.398
71425Minnesota Twins441727.3868.5183211-289-188-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1176057.513
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Philadelphia Phillies382216.579--201157447-815-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1246955.556
235Pittsburgh Pirates402317.575--1741561811-1012-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1226062.492
3612Montreal Expos392019.5132.5155163-88-1112-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1237053.569
4817Chicago Cubs391920.4873.516516238-1211-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1234578.366
5920New York Mets401822.4505.0152175-238-1110-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1224973.402
61226St. Louis Cardinals421527.3579.0198204-66-129-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1205961.492
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers432617.605--179161189-1417-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1206654.550
246Houston Astros422418.5711.51601411911-1113-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1216952.570
357Cincinnati Reds432419.5582.019018199-915-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1196554.546
4714San Diego Padres442222.5004.5152150210-1612-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1185167.432
51023San Francisco Giants441826.4098.5160188-287-2011-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1175760.487
61124Atlanta Braves401624.4008.5126174-483-1613-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1216556.537


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Paul BlairOF36.117Signed as Free Agent by Yankees. 
Mike Macha3B26.100Purchased by Tigers from Blue Jays.