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Games on 1980-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles9BoxSammy StewartRoger Weaver(none)
Cleveland Indians6Boston Red Sox5BoxDan SpillnerMike Torrez(none)
California Angels0Kansas City Royals5BoxDennis LeonardRalph Botting(none)
California Angels7Kansas City Royals4BoxDave LaRocheLarry GuraAndy Hassler
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJerry KoosmanMoose Haas(none)
Minnesota Twins6Milwaukee Brewers1BoxRoger EricksonPaul Mitchell(none)
Toronto Blue Jays7New York Yankees8BoxTom UnderwoodJack Kucek(none)
Chicago White Sox0Seattle Mariners4BoxFloyd BannisterBritt BurnsMike Parrott
Oakland Athletics6Texas Rangers4BoxRick LangfordJohn ButcherBob Lacey
St. Louis Cardinals8Chicago Cubs5BoxPete VuckovichMike Krukow(none)
Houston Astros0Cincinnati Reds7BoxMario SotoJoe Niekro(none)
San Diego Padres1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDon SuttonJuan EichelbergerSteve Howe
Montreal Expos2New York Mets5BoxDyar MillerScott SandersonPete Falcone
Philadelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxTug McGrawKent TekulveSparky Lyle
Atlanta Braves0San Francisco Giants2BoxVida BlueLarry McWilliams(none)

Standings as of 1980-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Yankees1459352.641--74159314848-2845-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I17107.588
233Baltimore Orioles1458758.6006.069956713245-2942-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium17134.765
349Boston Red Sox1427666.53515.5679681-242-2834-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park18711.389
4510Milwaukee Brewers1467769.52716.573361411943-3134-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1697.563
5613Cleveland Indians1447470.51418.5671698-2733-3741-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium16511.313
6714Detroit Tigers1467571.51418.57246794537-3637-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1697.563
71223Toronto Blue Jays1456184.42132.0557674-11726-4435-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium17611.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Kansas City Royals1469056.616--72862210648-2742-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1679.438
2815Oakland Athletics1477473.50316.55975712632-4042-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1596.600
3916Texas Rangers1477077.47620.56886691935-4135-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1468.429
41019Minnesota Twins1456580.44824.5592654-6230-4435-36W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium16124.750
51121Chicago White Sox1466383.43227.0515650-13528-4333-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1477.500
61324California Angels1445985.41030.0637726-8930-3929-46W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium16610.375
71426Seattle Mariners1465393.36337.0543706-16322-5131-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lou GormanThe Kingdome16610.375
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Montreal Expos1468165.555--6135714234-3847-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1697.563
247Philadelphia Phillies1457966.5451.56505856537-3642-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium17125.706
3712Pittsburgh Pirates1467670.5215.06045743035-4041-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1679.438
4918St. Louis Cardinals1466680.45215.06766403630-4336-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II1688.500
51122New York Mets1466284.42519.0552635-8327-4335-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium16511.313
61225Chicago Cubs1455689.38624.5556649-9326-4830-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1789.471
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1980 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Los Angeles Dodgers1458362.572--5935088534-4149-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1899.500
225Houston Astros1458263.5661.05655382732-3850-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Tal SmithAstrodome18117.611
358Cincinnati Reds1478067.5444.06446133138-3341-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1596.600
4611Atlanta Braves1457669.5247.0587609-2228-4148-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium16511.313
5817San Francisco Giants1456976.47614.0528566-3829-4740-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonCandlestick Park16610.375
61020San Diego Padres1476483.43520.0516596-8025-5139-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1596.600