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Top1980 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers5Chicago White Sox6Boxscore - PBP913,3442:26Reggie ClevelandLaMarr HoytLaMarr Hoyt (4-0)Lary Sorensen (7-7)Mike Proly (6)George BambergerTony LaRussaComiskey Park
ALSeattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians5Boxscore - PBP910,3522:07Glenn AbbottRoss GrimsleyRoss Grimsley (4-4)Glenn Abbott (8-7)-Darrell JohnsonDave GarciaCleveland Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels6Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP921,9073:06Frank TananaDan SchatzederMark Clear (7-8)Dan Schatzeder (6-7)Andy Hassler (3)Jim FregosiSparky AndersonTiger Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox7Kansas City Royals1Boxscore - PBP931,4682:51Steve RenkoSteve BusbyBob Stanley (7-6)Steve Busby (0-2)-Don ZimmerJim FreyKauffman Stadium
ALNew York Yankees1Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP1027,0202:38Tom UnderwoodJerry KoosmanJerry Koosman (9-9)Rich Gossage (4-1)-Dick HowserGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALBaltimore Orioles3Texas Rangers2Boxscore - PBP912,7042:51Jim PalmerGaylord PerryJim Palmer (10-8)Gaylord Perry (5-8)Tim Stoddard (14)Earl WeaverPat CorralesArlington Stadium
ALOakland Athletics11Toronto Blue Jays1Boxscore - PBP917,6542:07Rick LangfordDave StiebRick Langford (10-9)Dave Stieb (10-8)-Billy MartinBobby MattickExhibition Stadiu
NLPittsburgh Pirates0Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP950,3081:43John CandelariaJerry ReussJerry Reuss (11-4)John Candelaria (7-10)-Chuck TannerTom LasordaDodger Stadium
NLCincinnati Reds1Montreal Expos2Boxscore - PBP928,1962:52Paul MoskauSteve RogersWoodie Fryman (5-4)Doug Bair (1-5)-John McNamaraDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves0New York Mets3Boxscore - PBP916,5612:18Tommy BoggsPat ZachryPat Zachry (6-5)Tommy Boggs (5-6)-Bobby CoxJoe TorreShea Stadium
NLHouston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies6Boxscore - PBP931,3422:36Nolan RyanDick RuthvenDick Ruthven (10-7)Nolan Ryan (5-8)Tug McGraw (9)Bill VirdonDallas GreenVeterans Stadium
NLChicago Cubs2San Diego Padres5Boxscore - PBP912,0362:34Lynn McGlothenRick WiseBob Shirley (7-7)Bruce Sutter (3-6)-Joey AmalfitanoJerry ColemanQualcomm Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP912,1652:10John FulghamBob KnepperJohn Fulgham (3-3)Bob Knepper (8-13)-Whitey HerzogDave Bristol3Com Park at Cand
NLSt. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants0Boxscore - PBP912,1652:10John FulghamBob KnepperJohn Fulgham (3-3)Bob Knepper (8-13)-Whitey HerzogDave BristolCandlestick Park
14 Games on this date

Standings as of 1980-07-30.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees996237.626--53142210933-1929-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I634122.651
233Baltimore Orioles985543.5616.54743977729-2226-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium644519.703
347Milwaukee Brewers995445.5458.050539311228-2226-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium633231.508
459Detroit Tigers965244.5428.54934355827-2724-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium663234.485
5612Cleveland Indians964947.51011.5453483-3024-2925-18W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium643034.469
6713Boston Red Sox985048.51011.5474498-2429-2121-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park623329.532
71222Toronto Blue Jays984355.43918.5373434-6120-2823-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium642440.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1006139.610--4954306530-1931-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium623626.581
2814Oakland Athletics1035152.49511.5422429-721-2830-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum593227.542
3917Texas Rangers1014853.47513.54764601623-2725-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium602832.467
41018Minnesota Twins1014754.46514.5434475-4120-2927-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium603030.500
51119Chicago White Sox1024755.46115.0364451-8721-2624-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park582335.397
61325Seattle Mariners1013962.38622.5393496-10315-3324-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome612041.328
71426California Angels983761.37823.0416500-8421-2416-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium622834.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1005644.560--4273854226-2930-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium622735.435
236Montreal Expos995445.5451.54394122722-2532-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium633627.571
3510Philadelphia Phillies985246.5313.04563985821-2531-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium643925.609
4816New York Mets994851.4857.5394413-1920-2728-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium631944.302
51021St. Louis Cardinals994554.45510.5444439520-3025-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II632934.460
61224Chicago Cubs974057.41214.5364417-5317-3423-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field652441.369
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
115Houston Astros1005644.560--3773661122-2734-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome633726.587
248Los Angeles Dodgers1015546.5451.54223744820-3235-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium623725.597
3611Cincinnati Reds1035449.5243.5467463422-2631-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium593524.593
4715San Francisco Giants1004951.4907.0374382-821-3428-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park612635.426
5920Atlanta Braves1004654.46010.0383440-5715-3331-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium613526.574
61123San Diego Padres1024458.43113.0348406-5814-3730-21W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium602931.483