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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#6 Retired by Detroit Tigers for Al Kaline
1 record(s)
Notes For Stats, displays whether Rated Prospect or any awards voting

MLB Games on Sunday August 17, 1980

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL0Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP950,073Memorial StadiumDay2:26Scott McGregorLuis Tiant------
Milwaukee BrewersAL4Cleveland IndiansAL0Box | PBP90Cleveland StadiumDay2:27Paul MitchellRick Waits---Lezcano, Oglivie
Milwaukee BrewersAL11Cleveland IndiansAL1Box | PBP923,562Cleveland StadiumDay2:34Lary SorensenBob Owchinko------
Texas RangersAL9Detroit TigersAL3Box | PBP90Tiger StadiumDay2:20Fergie JenkinsMark Fidrych---Kemp, Oliver
Texas RangersAL12Detroit TigersAL6Box | PBP942,117Tiger StadiumDay2:50Doc MedichMilt Wilcox---Hebner, Oliver (3)
Toronto Blue JaysAL3Kansas City RoyalsAL8Box | PBP930,693Royals StadiumNight3:08Paul SplittorffJim ClancyDan QuisenberryQuirk
California AngelsAL1Minnesota TwinsAL8Box | PBP90Metropolitan StadiumDay2:19Roger EricksonJim Barr------
California AngelsAL5Minnesota TwinsAL6Box | PBP916,400Metropolitan StadiumDay2:33Jerry KoosmanChris KnappDoug CorbettCliburn, Thompson
Oakland AthleticsAL3Seattle MarinersAL4Box | PBP95,484The KingdomeNight2:03Rob DresslerBrian KingmanShane RawleyMeyer, Paciorek, Page, Revering
Cincinnati RedsNL6Los Angeles DodgersNL2Box | PBP947,177Dodger StadiumDay3:19Mario SotoBob WelchTom HumeFoster
Philadelphia PhilliesNL9New York MetsNL4Box | PBP90Shea StadiumDay2:13Steve CarltonRay Burris---Maddox, McBride, Smith
Philadelphia PhilliesNL4New York MetsNL1Box | PBP925,458Shea StadiumDay2:13Randy LerchRoy Lee JacksonRon ReedMaddox
Montreal ExposNL1Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP90Three Rivers StadiumNight2:12Rick RhodenFred Norman---Lacy
Montreal ExposNL4Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Box | PBP949,412Three Rivers StadiumNight2:58Bill GullicksonDon RobinsonWoodie Fryman---
Houston AstrosNL5San Diego PadresNL0Box | PBP90Jack Murphy StadiumDay2:06Ken ForschRandy Jones---Cruz, Puhl
Houston AstrosNL9San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP916,120Jack Murphy StadiumDay2:23Joe NiekroSteve Mura---Tenace
Atlanta BravesNL8San Francisco GiantsNL2Box | PBP921,029Candlestick ParkDay2:25Doyle AlexanderAllen Ripley---Matthews, Murphy
Chicago CubsNL6St. Louis CardinalsNL2Box | PBP930,812Busch Stadium IIDay2:14Rick ReuschelJohn Fulgham---Randle
18 record(s)
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Sunday, August 17, 1980

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East122New York Yankees1167145.612-59548511038-2233-23463214.696
AL East233Baltimore Orioles1156748.5833.554344310033-2534-23473314.702
AL East347Milwaukee Brewers1196554.5467.559546912633-2532-29432122.488
AL East4511Boston Red Sox1146054.52610.0546566-2034-2526-29462323.500
AL East5612Detroit Tigers1156055.52210.55835295428-2931-27472423.511
AL East6814Cleveland Indians1145856.50912.0535568-3325-3233-24462125.457
AL East71325Toronto Blue Jays1164868.41423.0445543-9822-3726-31461927.413
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Kansas City Royals1177542.641-60148511638-2137-21452223.489
AL West2713Oakland Athletics1196257.52114.04964643227-3135-26432122.488
AL West3916Texas Rangers1185761.48318.55605411928-3229-29431924.442
AL West41020Minnesota Twins1175166.43624.0483555-7221-3830-28442618.591
AL West51121Chicago White Sox1155065.43524.0401512-11123-3325-34452025.444
AL West61223California Angels1154867.41726.0512584-7226-2922-38451728.378
AL West71426Seattle Mariners1184276.35633.5438589-15117-4225-34441727.386
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East114Pittsburgh Pirates1186751.568-5014416029-3038-21441628.364
NL East225Montreal Expos1186553.5512.05114921927-3138-22442519.568
NL East359Philadelphia Phillies1156253.5393.55324636928-3034-23472918.617
NL East4817New York Mets1185662.47511.0460504-4426-3230-30441133.250
NL East51019St. Louis Cardinals1155164.44314.55265052122-3429-30472324.489
NL East61122Chicago Cubs1164967.42217.0450508-5823-3626-31461531.326
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West136Houston Astros1176453.547-4384241427-3237-21462917.630
NL West248Cincinnati Reds1196554.546-5365152128-2936-26432419.558
NL West3610Los Angeles Dodgers1176255.5302.04824315124-3538-20463016.652
NL West4715San Francisco Giants1185860.4926.5439451-1223-3835-22431726.395
NL West5918Atlanta Braves1175562.4709.0449501-5220-3835-24442618.591
NL West61224San Diego Padres1205070.41715.5393482-8920-4230-28422319.548
26 record(s)
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season