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Wednesday September 3,1980This 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 1980-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners1Baltimore Orioles5BoxSteve StoneRob Dressler(none)
California Angels7Boston Red Sox2BoxAlfredo MartinezMike Torrez(none)
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxAurelio LopezRich Wortham(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Kansas City Royals1BoxLary SorensenDennis Leonard(none)
Cleveland Indians7Minnesota Twins1BoxDan SpillnerGeoff Zahn(none)
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees8BoxTommy JohnBrian Kingman(none)
Toronto Blue Jays4Texas Rangers2BoxDave StiebEd Figueroa(none)
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs3BoxTommy BoggsLynn McGlothenRick Camp
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBurt HootonPat ZachrySteve Howe
Houston Astros4Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxJohn CandelariaJoaquin AndujarEnrique Romo
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres4BoxSteve MuraFred NormanRollie Fingers
Philadelphia Phillies4San Francisco Giants3BoxDick RuthvenAllen RipleyTug McGraw
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJim KaatTom Hume(none)

Standings as of 1980-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1328151.614--66754012742-2739-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I30228.733
233Baltimore Orioles1317952.6031.562750612139-2740-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium312110.677
346Boston Red Sox1297257.5587.5617611640-2732-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park311120.355
4510Detroit Tigers1337162.53410.56826186434-3336-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium291316.448
5612Milwaukee Brewers1357164.52611.568556611938-3033-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium271512.556
6713Cleveland Indians1326963.52312.0618638-2032-3637-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium281018.357
71222Toronto Blue Jays1325577.41726.0501611-11026-4229-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium301218.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1338548.639--67555412144-2141-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium291217.414
2816Texas Rangers1356669.48920.06496143532-3534-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium261016.385
3917Oakland Athletics1346569.48520.5536529727-3838-31L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281810.643
41020Chicago White Sox1335875.43627.0480599-11926-3830-39L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park271215.444
51121Minnesota Twins1355877.43028.0548632-8424-4234-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium26197.731
61324California Angels1315279.39732.0575672-9729-3423-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium291316.448
71426Seattle Mariners1334786.35338.0490660-17018-4829-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome291217.414
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies1317160.542--6025386433-3238-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium312011.645
259Pittsburgh Pirates1347262.5370.55675283932-3340-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium281117.393
3611Montreal Expos1337162.5341.05605441629-3642-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium291910.655
4918St. Louis Cardinals1315972.45012.06085753324-3835-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II311516.484
51019New York Mets1335974.44413.0509572-6327-3832-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium29821.276
61225Chicago Cubs1315180.38920.0494576-8224-4327-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field311318.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1337657.571--5544748031-3745-20W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium301614.533
225Houston Astros1337558.5641.05144852932-3743-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome301812.600
337Cincinnati Reds1347361.5453.55915761533-3139-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium281612.571
4714Atlanta Braves1336865.5118.0543571-2828-4040-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium281315.464
5815San Francisco Giants1336667.49610.0494505-1128-4138-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park28919.321
61123San Diego Padres1355679.41521.0461553-9223-4733-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium271710.630


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Balor MooreP29.221Released by Blue Jays.