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Saturday May 31,1980This 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 1980-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers19Boston Red Sox8BoxReggie ClevelandMike Torrez(none)
Seattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians5BoxDan SpillnerMike Parrott(none)
California Angels6Detroit Tigers1BoxBruce KisonPat UnderwoodDave LaRoche
Chicago White Sox4Kansas City Royals6BoxRenie MartinSteve TroutDan Quisenberry
Baltimore Orioles11Minnesota Twins1BoxScott McGregorGeoff Zahn(none)
Toronto Blue Jays6New York Yankees8BoxRudy MayJoey McLaughlin(none)
Oakland Athletics4Texas Rangers3BoxMike NorrisDoc MedichBob Lacey
Philadelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs0BoxSteve CarltonGuillermo Hernandez(none)
Atlanta Braves6Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxTommy BoggsJerry ReussGene Garber
New York Mets0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBert BlylevenCraig Swan(none)
Cincinnati Reds5San Diego Padres7BoxBob ShirleyTom HumeRollie Fingers
Houston Astros5San Francisco Giants0BoxJ.R. RichardJohn Montefusco(none)
Montreal Expos6St. Louis Cardinals8BoxBob ForschSteve RogersPete Vuckovich

Standings as of 1980-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees442816.636--2411786314-714-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1187543.636
249Milwaukee Brewers432320.5354.5250178729-1014-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1196356.529
3511Toronto Blue Jays432221.5125.5179178111-1111-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1194574.378
4916Boston Red Sox452223.4896.5209246-3711-1111-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1156154.530
51018Baltimore Orioles462224.4787.02091872210-1512-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1167838.672
61119Cleveland Indians442123.4777.0173210-3712-149-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1165858.500
71322Detroit Tigers441925.4329.0214224-1010-179-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1186553.551
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Kansas City Royals452718.600--2202051512-1115-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1177047.598
238Oakland Athletics462521.5432.5202187158-1217-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1165858.500
3612Chicago White Sox472423.5114.0190214-2411-1313-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1134667.407
4713Seattle Mariners472324.4895.0185212-277-1316-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome1153679.313
5815Texas Rangers452223.4895.02202101010-1012-13L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1165462.466
61221California Angels441925.4327.5181208-279-1010-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1164670.397
71425Minnesota Twins471829.38310.0191227-369-189-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1145955.518
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates432518.581--1851652012-1013-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1195861.487
257Philadelphia Phillies412318.5611.0219172478-915-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1216853.562
3610Montreal Expos412120.5123.0171175-49-1212-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1216952.570
4817Chicago Cubs412021.4884.0175176-18-1212-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1214477.364
5920New York Mets421923.4525.5157181-249-1210-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1204872.400
61226St. Louis Cardinals441628.3649.5210220-106-1210-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1185860.492
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers462818.609--195171249-1419-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1176453.547
235Houston Astros442519.5682.01671442312-1213-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1196851.571
346Cincinnati Reds462620.5652.02051941111-1015-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1166353.543
4714San Diego Padres472324.4895.5165165010-1613-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium1155065.435
51023San Francisco Giants461927.4139.0163195-327-2012-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park1155659.487
61124Atlanta Braves431726.3959.5136190-544-1813-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1186454.542