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Friday September 5,1980This 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 1980-09-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics7Baltimore Orioles8BoxTim StoddardJeff Jones(none)
Seattle Mariners4Boston Red Sox2BoxFloyd BannisterJohn TudorShane Rawley
Kansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians1BoxPaul SplittorffRick Waits(none)
Minnesota Twins0Detroit Tigers1BoxDan SchatzederRoger Erickson(none)
Texas Rangers6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJon MatlackMoose HaasDanny Darwin
California Angels5New York Yankees6BoxRich GossageAndy Hassler(none)
Chicago White Sox3Toronto Blue Jays0BoxLaMarr HoytJim Clancy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves7BoxRick CampKent Tekulve(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs3BoxTom SeaverRick ReuschelMario Soto
St. Louis Cardinals7Houston Astros5BoxKim SeamanJoe SambitoGeorge Frazier
Philadelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDon SuttonSteve CarltonDon Stanhouse
New York Mets2San Diego Padres4BoxJuan EichelbergerMark BombackGary Lucas
Montreal Expos8San Francisco Giants0BoxSteve RogersJohn Montefusco(none)

Standings as of 1980-09-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Yankees1348351.619--67854813042-2741-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I28208.714
233Baltimore Orioles1338053.6022.563652011639-2741-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium29209.690
346Boston Red Sox1317259.5509.5623622140-2732-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park291118.379
4510Detroit Tigers1347262.53711.06836186534-3337-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium281216.429
5612Milwaukee Brewers1377265.52612.569957712239-3033-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium251411.560
6713Cleveland Indians1336964.51913.5619640-2132-3637-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium271017.370
71223Toronto Blue Jays1345678.41827.0504616-11226-4230-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium281117.393
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Kansas City Royals1358649.637--68256411845-2141-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium271116.407
2815Texas Rangers1366769.49319.56556193633-3534-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium25916.360
3917Oakland Athletics1366670.48520.55505381228-3938-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum26179.654
41020Chicago White Sox1355976.43727.0485602-11727-3930-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park251114.440
51121Minnesota Twins1365878.42628.5548633-8524-4334-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium25196.760
61324California Angels1335281.39133.0583683-10029-3623-45L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium271314.481
71426Seattle Mariners1354986.36337.0501666-16520-4829-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome271017.370
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Philadelphia Phillies1337261.541--6055416434-3338-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium291910.655
259Montreal Expos1357362.541--5725442831-3642-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium271710.630
3611Pittsburgh Pirates1357263.5331.05715353632-3440-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium271116.407
4918St. Louis Cardinals1326072.45511.56155803525-3835-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II301416.467
51019New York Mets1355976.43714.0513579-6627-4032-36L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium27819.296
61225Chicago Cubs1325181.38620.5497581-8424-4327-38L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field301317.433
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1357758.570--5574778031-3746-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium281513.536
225Houston Astros1347559.5601.55194922732-3743-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome291811.621
337Cincinnati Reds1357461.5483.05965791734-3139-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium271512.556
4714Atlanta Braves1346965.5157.5550575-2528-4041-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium271215.444
5816San Francisco Giants1356669.48911.0494517-2328-4138-28L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park26917.346
61122San Diego Padres1375879.42320.0468557-8923-4735-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium251510.600


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Randy Bass1B26.176Traded by Expos to Padres for John D'Acquisto and Cash.