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Wednesday July 16,1980This 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 1980-07-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5Boston Red Sox1BoxDennis LeonardDennis EckersleyDan Quisenberry
Cleveland Indians6California Angels2BoxWayne GarlandDon Aase(none)
Baltimore Orioles10Milwaukee Brewers4BoxSteve StoneMike CaldwellSammy Stewart
Minnesota Twins1New York Yankees11BoxTom UnderwoodDarrell Jackson(none)
Detroit Tigers7Oakland Athletics2BoxRoger WeaverBrian Kingman(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Seattle Mariners0BoxDave StiebGlenn Abbott(none)
Chicago White Sox3Texas Rangers11BoxJon MatlackRichard DotsonSparky Lyle
New York Mets2Atlanta Braves5BoxLarry McWilliamsCraig Swan(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs4BoxRick ReuschelJerry Reuss(none)
Montreal Expos6Cincinnati Reds4BoxSteve RogersMario SotoStan Bahnsen
Philadelphia Phillies4Houston Astros2BoxBob WalkKen Forsch(none)
San Francisco Giants1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBert BlylevenEd WhitsonGrant Jackson
San Diego Padres0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxPete VuckovichGary Lucas(none)

Standings as of 1980-07-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees855629.659--47634513131-1525-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I774730.610
235Milwaukee Brewers864838.5588.545334710624-1724-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium763838.500
346Detroit Tigers824537.5499.54303805022-2522-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium803941.488
4510Baltimore Orioles854639.54110.04053337223-2123-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium775423.701
5611Boston Red Sox854441.51812.0408444-3626-1818-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park753936.520
6715Cleveland Indians834043.48215.0374428-5421-2519-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium773938.506
71222Toronto Blue Jays833647.43419.0318366-4816-2420-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium793148.392
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals875334.609--4053673828-1725-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium754431.587
2817Chicago White Sox874146.47112.0310377-6719-2021-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park732944.397
3916Texas Rangers874146.47112.04134011217-2224-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium743539.473
41018Minnesota Twins864046.46512.5370399-2918-2722-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium753738.493
51120Oakland Athletics884048.45513.5353388-3516-2624-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum744331.581
61325Seattle Mariners873651.41417.0345424-7914-2722-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome752352.307
71426California Angels853253.37620.0355416-6118-2114-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium753342.440
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Montreal Expos844638.548--3743532118-2128-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium784434.564
248Pittsburgh Pirates864739.547--3663323421-2526-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium763640.474
359Philadelphia Phillies834538.5420.53873384919-1926-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium794633.582
4713New York Mets854243.4944.5340359-1917-2225-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium772552.325
51021St. Louis Cardinals873849.4379.5388398-1018-2720-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II753639.480
61123Chicago Cubs843648.42910.0321363-4216-2920-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field782850.359
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Houston Astros864937.570--3213081319-2430-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome774433.571
224Los Angeles Dodgers874938.5630.53643145018-2631-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium764333.566
3612Cincinnati Reds884543.5115.0407406119-2225-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium744430.595
4814San Francisco Giants884345.4897.0326338-1217-3126-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park733241.438
5919Atlanta Braves853946.4599.5326367-4113-2826-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium764234.553
61224San Diego Padres893752.41613.5306350-4413-3424-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium733637.493


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob Beall1B32.083Traded by Braves to Pirates for Jerry McDonald. 
Bob Randall2B32.036Released by Twins.