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Friday July 18,1980This 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 1980-07-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers7Baltimore Orioles8BoxMike FlanaganJim KernTippy Martinez
Minnesota Twins0Boston Red Sox1BoxMike TorrezRoger Erickson(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3California Angels6BoxEd HalickiJack KucekMark Clear
Chicago White Sox1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxMoose HaasSteve Trout(none)
Kansas City Royals13New York Yankees1BoxLarry GuraRudy May(none)
Cleveland Indians1Oakland Athletics9BoxMike NorrisDan Spillner(none)
Detroit Tigers5Seattle Mariners3BoxAurelio LopezJim Beattie(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Atlanta Braves2BoxNino EspinosaPhil NiekroDickie Noles
San Diego Padres2Chicago Cubs1BoxBob ShirleyDoug CapillaRollie Fingers
New York Mets3Cincinnati Reds5BoxMario SotoPete Falcone(none)
New York Mets3Cincinnati Reds8BoxBruce BerenyiMark BombackTom Hume
Montreal Expos5Houston Astros4BoxWoodie FrymanDave SmithFred Norman
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxRick RhodenBob WelchEnrique Romo
San Francisco Giants8St. Louis Cardinals7BoxAl HollandKim Seaman(none)

Standings as of 1980-07-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees875730.655--48736112631-1526-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I754629.613
236Milwaukee Brewers884939.5578.545834910924-1725-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium743737.500
349Baltimore Orioles874839.5529.04143407424-2124-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium755223.693
4510Detroit Tigers844638.5489.54373884923-2622-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium783840.487
5611Boston Red Sox874641.52911.0421448-2726-1820-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park733736.507
6715Cleveland Indians854144.48215.0380440-6022-2619-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium753837.507
71222Toronto Blue Jays853649.42420.0324377-5316-2620-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium773146.403
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals895435.607--4223804229-1825-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium734330.589
2816Texas Rangers894247.47212.04234111217-2325-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium723438.472
3917Oakland Athletics904248.46712.5367391-2416-2626-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum724131.569
41018Chicago White Sox894148.46113.0313385-7219-2221-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park712942.408
51119Minnesota Twins884048.45513.5373410-3718-2922-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium733736.507
61325Seattle Mariners893752.41617.0353432-7914-2723-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome732251.301
71426California Angels873354.37920.0364424-6018-2115-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium733241.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Montreal Expos864838.558--3853582720-2128-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium764234.553
245Pittsburgh Pirates884939.557--3753383721-2528-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium743440.459
358Philadelphia Phillies854738.5530.53963415521-1926-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium774433.571
4814New York Mets884345.4896.0352372-2018-2425-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium742450.324
51021St. Louis Cardinals893950.43810.5410409118-2721-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II733538.479
61123Chicago Cubs863650.41912.0323368-4516-2920-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field762848.368
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Los Angeles Dodgers895039.562--3713215019-2731-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium744232.568
237Houston Astros884939.5570.53263151119-2430-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome754431.587
3612Cincinnati Reds914744.5164.0421418319-2227-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium714229.592
4713San Francisco Giants904446.4896.5336348-1218-3226-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park713140.437
5920Atlanta Braves873948.44810.0328380-5213-2826-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium744232.568
61224San Diego Padres913853.41813.0311366-5514-3524-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium713536.493