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Thursday July 17,1980This date in baseball
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Games on 1980-07-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Boston Red Sox12BoxJohn TudorRenie Martin(none)
Cleveland Indians5California Angels3BoxLen BarkerChris Knapp(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Milwaukee Brewers0BoxDennis MartinezBill TraversTippy Martinez
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees10BoxTommy JohnGeoff Zahn(none)
Detroit Tigers2Oakland Athletics5BoxMatt KeoughJack Morris(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Seattle Mariners5BoxShane RawleyJesse Jefferson(none)
Chicago White Sox2Texas Rangers3BoxDanny DarwinMike Proly(none)
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves0BoxJohn PacellaRick Matula(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Chicago Cubs1BoxDon SuttonDennis Lamp(none)
Montreal Expos6Cincinnati Reds1BoxScott SandersonMike LaCoss(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros1BoxSteve CarltonJoe Niekro(none)
San Francisco Giants2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxKent TekulveAl Holland(none)
San Diego Padres3St. Louis Cardinals15BoxJim KaatRick Wise(none)

Standings as of 1980-07-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees865729.663--48634813831-1526-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I764630.605
237Milwaukee Brewers874839.5529.545334810524-1724-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium753837.507
349Baltimore Orioles864739.54710.04063337324-2123-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium765323.697
4510Detroit Tigers834538.54210.54323854722-2622-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium793940.494
5611Boston Red Sox864541.52312.0420448-2826-1819-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park743836.514
6714Cleveland Indians844143.48815.0379431-5222-2519-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium763838.500
71222Toronto Blue Jays843648.42920.0321371-5016-2520-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium783147.397
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals885335.602--4093793028-1825-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium744430.595
2816Texas Rangers884246.47711.04164031317-2225-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium733439.466
3917Chicago White Sox884147.46612.0312380-6819-2121-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park722943.403
41018Oakland Athletics894148.46112.5358390-3216-2625-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum734231.575
51119Minnesota Twins874047.46012.5373409-3618-2822-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium743737.500
61324Seattle Mariners883751.42016.0350427-7714-2723-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome742252.297
71426California Angels863254.37220.0358421-6318-2114-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium743341.446
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Montreal Expos854738.553--3803542619-2128-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium774334.558
246Pittsburgh Pirates874839.552--3693343521-2527-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium753540.467
358Philadelphia Phillies844638.5480.53893395020-1926-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium784533.577
4713New York Mets864343.5004.5346359-1318-2225-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium762452.316
51021St. Louis Cardinals883949.4439.5403401218-2721-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II743539.473
61123Chicago Cubs853649.42411.0322366-4416-2920-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field772849.364
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers885038.568--3673155219-2631-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium754233.560
224Houston Astros874938.5630.53223101219-2430-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome764432.579
3612Cincinnati Reds894544.5065.5408412-419-2225-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium734429.603
4815San Francisco Giants894346.4837.5328341-1317-3226-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park723240.444
5920Atlanta Braves863947.45310.0326373-4713-2826-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium754233.560
61225San Diego Padres903753.41114.0309365-5613-3524-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium723636.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lerrin LaGrowP32.009Released by Phillies.