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Games on 1980-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4California Angels2BoxRon DavisAlfredo MartinezRich Gossage
Toronto Blue Jays7Chicago White Sox3BoxDave StiebRoss BaumgartenMike Barlow
Cleveland Indians5Kansas City Royals7BoxDennis LeonardRoss GrimsleyDan Quisenberry
Detroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins2BoxDan SchatzederGeoff Zahn(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Oakland Athletics0BoxMike FlanaganMatt Keough(none)
Boston Red Sox10Seattle Mariners7BoxBill CampbellRick Honeycutt(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Texas Rangers4BoxJohn Henry JohnsonReggie Cleveland(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves10BoxTommy BoggsSilvio Martinez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds2BoxJohn CandelariaMike LaCoss(none)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros2BoxNolan RyanBill Caudill(none)
San Diego Padres9Montreal Expos12BoxElias SosaRollie FingersJohn D'Acquisto
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets2BoxBurt HootonPat ZachrySteve Howe
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies7BoxDick RuthvenBob Knepper(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1237548.610--62651411242-2533-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I392811.718
233Baltimore Orioles1227448.6070.557746011739-2535-23W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium402614.650
3410Boston Red Sox1206456.5339.5571584-1338-2726-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park401921.475
4511Milwaukee Brewers1266759.5329.563751412334-2833-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium361917.528
5612Detroit Tigers1236558.52810.06215675433-3231-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium391920.487
6713Cleveland Indians1226359.51611.5567596-2930-3533-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium381622.421
71222Toronto Blue Jays1225171.41823.5470565-9525-4026-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium401624.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1248044.645--63050912141-2139-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium381721.447
2814Oakland Athletics1256362.50417.55084872127-3136-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372017.541
3917Texas Rangers1256065.48020.55955781728-3232-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium361620.444
41019Chicago White Sox1235469.43925.5430540-11023-3329-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park371621.432
51121Minnesota Twins1255471.43226.5516591-7521-3833-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium362313.639
61325California Angels1224973.40230.0535623-8826-3023-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium381622.421
71426Seattle Mariners1244480.35536.0459614-15517-4227-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome381523.395
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1247054.565--5204685232-3338-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium381325.342
236Montreal Expos1246856.5482.05385162227-3141-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium382216.579
358Philadelphia Phillies1216556.5373.55654937228-3037-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium412615.634
4918New York Mets1245866.46812.0478521-4326-3232-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium38929.237
51020St. Louis Cardinals1215368.43815.55555352024-3829-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John ClaiborneBusch Stadium II412120.512
61224Chicago Cubs1224973.40220.0466534-6823-4226-31L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field401525.375
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1237053.569--4664353127-3243-21W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome402317.575
247Los Angeles Dodgers1236756.5453.05044465829-3638-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium402515.625
369Cincinnati Reds1256758.5364.0550541928-2938-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium372215.595
4715San Francisco Giants1246262.5008.5458473-1527-4035-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park371324.351
5816Atlanta Braves1236063.48810.0490528-3820-3840-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium382117.553
61123San Diego Padres1265175.40520.5423523-10021-4730-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium362214.611