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Games on 1980-08-24

Top1980 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees4California Angels2Boxscore - PBP938,6063:21Tom UnderwoodAlfredo MartinezRon Davis (5-3)Alfredo Martinez (3-6)Rich Gossage (22)Dick HowserJim FregosiAngel Stadium of
ALToronto Blue Jays7Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP917,1562:28Dave StiebRoss BaumgartenDave Stieb (11-9)Ross Baumgarten (2-8)Mike Barlow (2)Bobby MattickTony LaRussaComiskey Park
ALCleveland Indians5Kansas City Royals7Boxscore - PBP930,5932:43Ross GrimsleyDennis LeonardDennis Leonard (15-8)Ross Grimsley (6-7)Dan Quisenberry (29)Dave GarciaJim FreyKauffman Stadium
ALDetroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins2Boxscore - PBP911,8592:27Dan SchatzederGeoff ZahnDan Schatzeder (8-9)Geoff Zahn (10-17)-Sparky AndersonGene MauchMetropolitan Stad
ALBaltimore Orioles3Oakland Athletics0Boxscore - PBP918,1602:20Mike FlanaganMatt KeoughMike Flanagan (13-9)Matt Keough (13-12)-Earl WeaverBilly MartinOakland-Alameda C
ALBoston Red Sox10Seattle Mariners7Boxscore - PBP916,9202:34Mike TorrezRick HoneycuttBill Campbell (3-0)Rick Honeycutt (8-15)-Don ZimmerMaury WillsThe Kingdome
ALMilwaukee Brewers3Texas Rangers4Boxscore - PBP118,4253:18Bill TraversJon MatlackJohn Henry Johnson (1-2)Reggie Cleveland (8-8)-George BambergerPat CorralesArlington Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves10Boxscore - PBP912,5122:27Silvio MartinezTommy BoggsTommy Boggs (7-8)Silvio Martinez (4-8)-Whitey HerzogBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLPittsburgh Pirates5Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP937,0722:30John CandelariaMike LaCossJohn Candelaria (9-13)Mike LaCoss (7-10)-Chuck TannerJohn McNamaraCinergy Field
NLChicago Cubs1Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP925,7032:22Doug CapillaNolan RyanNolan Ryan (9-8)Bill Caudill (1-5)-Joey AmalfitanoBill VirdonAstrodome
NLSan Diego Padres9Montreal Expos12Boxscore - PBP937,6503:25Bob ShirleyCharlie LeaElias Sosa (8-5)Rollie Fingers (9-8)John D'Acquisto (3)Jerry ColemanDick WilliamsOlympic Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP924,9562:47Burt HootonPat ZachryBurt Hooton (11-5)Pat Zachry (6-7)Steve Howe (11)Tom LasordaJoe TorreShea Stadium
NLSan Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies7Boxscore - PBP937,3252:12Bob KnepperDick RuthvenDick Ruthven (12-8)Bob Knepper (9-15)-Dave BristolDallas GreenVeterans Stadium
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1980-08-24.

TopRecord 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