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Monday August 4,1980This 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 1980-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Boston Red Sox7BoxSteve RenkoReggie ClevelandBob Stanley
Seattle Mariners3California Angels8BoxAndy HasslerShane Rawley(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Cleveland Indians11BoxDan SpillnerPaul MirabellaSid Monge
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers5BoxDan QuisenberryDan Schatzeder(none)
Texas Rangers4New York Yankees10BoxTom UnderwoodGaylord PerryTim Lollar
Minnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics11BoxSteve McCattyGeoff Zahn(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves3BoxJerry ReussTommy BoggsDon Stanhouse
San Diego Padres1Cincinnati Reds7BoxTom SeaverRandy JonesTom Hume
San Diego Padres2Cincinnati Reds11BoxMario SotoDennis Kinney(none)
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros4BoxNolan RyanAlan HargesheimerJoe Sambito
New York Mets3Montreal Expos4BoxElias SosaNeil Allen(none)
New York Mets4Montreal Expos3BoxMark BombackBill LeeNeil Allen

Standings as of 1980-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1046638.635--56244112136-2030-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I583721.638
233Baltimore Orioles1025844.5697.04974108729-2329-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium604218.700
344Detroit Tigers1025745.5598.05324557727-2729-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium602733.450
4510Milwaukee Brewers1045549.52911.052242110128-2327-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium583127.534
5612Boston Red Sox1035350.51512.5496524-2831-2322-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park573027.526
6713Cleveland Indians1005149.51013.0472503-3124-2927-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium602832.467
71222Toronto Blue Jays1024557.44120.0394459-6520-2925-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium602238.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1056540.619--5294488133-2032-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium573225.561
2814Oakland Athletics1075453.50512.0448439923-2931-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum552926.527
3917Texas Rangers1065056.47215.54984861223-2827-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium552629.473
41018Chicago White Sox1054857.45717.0374466-9221-2625-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park552233.400
51119Minnesota Twins1054758.44818.0442505-6320-3327-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium563026.536
61325California Angels1033964.37925.0444534-9022-2717-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium572631.456
71426Seattle Mariners1063967.36826.5404523-11915-3824-29L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome562036.357
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Montreal Expos1045846.558--4614263522-2536-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium583226.552
248Pittsburgh Pirates1035647.5441.54303953526-2930-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium592732.458
359Philadelphia Phillies1015447.5352.54674056221-2533-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium613724.607
4715New York Mets1045153.4907.0413430-1721-2830-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium581642.276
5920St. Louis Cardinals1034657.44711.5455451421-3325-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II592831.475
61224Chicago Cubs1014358.42613.5380432-5220-3523-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field612140.344
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Houston Astros1045846.558--3913801123-2935-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome593524.593
237Los Angeles Dodgers1055847.5520.54333844921-3237-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium583424.586
3611Cincinnati Reds1085751.5283.04924771523-2833-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium543222.593
4816San Francisco Giants1065155.4818.0397406-921-3530-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park552431.436
51021Atlanta Braves1044658.44212.0393460-6715-3631-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium573522.614
61123San Diego Padres1074760.43912.5361427-6617-3930-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium552629.473


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Aurelio Rodriguez3B32.220Purchased by Yankees from Padres.