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Wednesday June 18,1980This date in baseball
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Games on 1980-06-18

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike FlanaganJeff Jones(none)
Seattle Mariners2Boston Red Sox6BoxDennis EckersleyGlenn Abbott(none)
Cleveland Indians2Kansas City Royals10BoxLarry GuraJohn Denny(none)
California Angels0New York Yankees5BoxRon GuidryDon Aase(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Texas Rangers8BoxDoc MedichRickey Keeton(none)
Chicago White Sox4Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDave StiebSteve Trout(none)
Chicago White Sox1Toronto Blue Jays3BoxJack KucekRichard DotsonJoey McLaughlin
Pittsburgh Pirates2Atlanta Braves3BoxGene GarberKent Tekulve(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves5BoxRick CampEnrique RomoGene Garber
Cincinnati Reds0Chicago Cubs7BoxDennis LampCharlie LeibrandtBruce Sutter
St. Louis Cardinals0Houston Astros3BoxJoe NiekroJim Kaat(none)
Montreal Expos7Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxCharlie HoughElias SosaSteve Howe
Philadelphia Phillies5San Diego Padres1BoxSteve CarltonBob Shirley(none)
New York Mets5San Francisco Giants8BoxJohn MontefuscoRay BurrisGreg Minton

Standings as of 1980-06-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees614021.656--3282438522-1218-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1016338.624
238Boston Red Sox613328.5417.0313320-720-1413-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park995049.505
3410Milwaukee Brewers603228.5337.53272487913-1419-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1025448.529
4511Baltimore Orioles623230.5168.52942573716-1916-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1006832.680
5612Cleveland Indians593029.5089.0260285-2513-1617-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1014952.485
6714Detroit Tigers582929.5009.52892791011-1917-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1045549.529
7815Toronto Blue Jays603030.5009.5247259-1213-1617-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1023765.363
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals623923.629--3102644620-1319-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1005842.580
2913Chicago White Sox623131.5008.0244271-2713-1817-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park983959.398
31016Oakland Athletics633033.4769.5271281-109-1821-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum995346.535
41119Texas Rangers632835.44411.5281289-814-1814-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium984850.490
51220Seattle Mariners642836.43812.0249304-558-1920-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome983167.316
61324Minnesota Twins612536.41013.5256296-4012-2313-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1005248.520
71426California Angels602139.35017.0243316-7310-1511-24L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1004456.440
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Philadelphia Phillies573324.579--2872355212-1221-12W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1055847.552
235Montreal Expos593425.576--2602421811-1423-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1035647.544
357Pittsburgh Pirates613427.5571.02732373615-1619-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1014952.485
4717New York Mets592732.4587.0217256-399-1618-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1034063.388
5818Chicago Cubs582632.4487.5235247-1210-2016-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1043866.365
61225St. Louis Cardinals612338.37712.0273295-2210-1913-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II1015150.505
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros603723.617--2231804317-1620-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome1035647.544
246Los Angeles Dodgers623527.5653.02592322713-1922-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1015744.564
369Cincinnati Reds633429.5404.5268274-615-1618-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium995544.556
4921San Francisco Giants622735.43511.0219245-2611-2516-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park994851.485
51022Atlanta Braves602634.43311.0207257-509-2217-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1015546.545
61123San Diego Padres642737.42212.0222243-2111-2516-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob FontaineJack Murphy Stadium984652.469

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob Randall2B32.008Signed as Free Agent by Twins.