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Games on 1980-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox5California Angels1BoxJohn TudorChris KnappBob Stanley
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox4BoxAurelio LopezRich WorthamPat Underwood
Minnesota Twins5Cleveland Indians1BoxRoger EricksonRick Waits(none)
Kansas City Royals7Milwaukee Brewers6BoxSteve BusbyMike CaldwellDan Quisenberry
New York Yankees1Oakland Athletics3BoxRick LangfordLuis Tiant(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Seattle Mariners2BoxFloyd BannisterScott McGregor(none)
Texas Rangers8Toronto Blue Jays0BoxCharlie HoughJesse Jefferson(none)
Chicago Cubs4Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick ReuschelTom Hume(none)
San Diego Padres8New York Mets6BoxEric RasmussenPete FalconeDennis Kinney
Los Angeles Dodgers8Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBobby CastilloBob Walk(none)
Atlanta Braves4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxGene GarberKent Tekulve(none)
Houston Astros7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJoe NiekroJim Kaat(none)

Standings as of 1980-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1257550.600--62852610242-2733-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I37289.757
233Baltimore Orioles1247450.5970.558347211139-2735-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium382612.684
348Boston Red Sox1226656.5417.5580587-740-2726-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park381721.447
4510Detroit Tigers1246658.5328.56265715534-3231-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium381820.474
5612Milwaukee Brewers1286761.5239.564653011634-2833-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium341915.559
6713Cleveland Indians1246460.51610.5572604-3230-3534-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium361521.417
71222Toronto Blue Jays1245173.41123.5471578-10725-4026-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium381622.421
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1268244.651--64651812843-2139-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium361521.417
2814Oakland Athletics1276562.51217.55204893127-3138-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351817.514
3917Texas Rangers1276265.48820.56085792930-3232-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium341420.412
41020Chicago White Sox1245470.43527.0434545-11123-3329-39L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park361620.444
51121Minnesota Twins1275572.43327.5524596-7222-3933-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium342212.647
61325California Angels1244975.39532.0538632-9426-3023-45L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium361620.444
71426Seattle Mariners1264680.36536.0471620-14917-4229-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome361323.361
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Pittsburgh Pirates1267056.556--5284804832-3338-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium361323.361
247Montreal Expos1256956.5520.55415172427-3142-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium372116.568
3611Philadelphia Phillies1236558.5283.55735096428-3037-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium392613.667
4918New York Mets1255867.46411.5484529-4526-3232-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium37928.243
51019St. Louis Cardinals1235469.43914.55605431724-3830-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II392019.513
61224Chicago Cubs1245074.40319.0470538-6824-4326-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field381424.368
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Houston Astros1257154.568--4744403428-3343-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome382216.579
236Los Angeles Dodgers1256956.5522.05204546631-3638-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium382315.605
359Cincinnati Reds1276859.5354.0554545928-2939-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium352114.600
5815San Francisco Giants1256263.4969.0459476-1727-4135-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park361323.361
4716Atlanta Braves1256263.4969.0502536-3422-3840-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium361917.528
61123San Diego Padres1275275.40920.0431529-9822-4730-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium352114.600