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Tuesday, April 28,1981

Tuesday, April 28,1981

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 Chicago White Sox  8  Baltimore Orioles  6  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Richard Dotson Steve Stone Ed Farmer 9,883 3:21
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 New York Yankees  4  Detroit Tigers  1  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Tommy John Dan Schatzeder -- 18,420 2:11
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 Toronto Blue Jays  6  Milwaukee Brewers  2  box | pbp County Stadium Mark Bomback Mike Caldwell -- 6,433 2:25
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 Seattle Mariners  1  Minnesota Twins  4  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Pete Redfern Ken Clay -- 2,046 1:58
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 California Angels  3  Oakland Athletics  1  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Steve Renko Brian Kingman Luis Sanchez 15,400 3:00
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 Boston Red Sox  0  Texas Rangers  9  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Comer Steve Crawford -- 11,898 2:12
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 Houston Astros  2  Atlanta Braves  1  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Don Sutton John Montefusco Dave Smith 8,669 2:34
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 San Diego Padres  2  Cincinnati Reds  11  box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Seaver Tim Lollar -- 13,103 2:52
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 San Francisco Giants  6  Los Angeles Dodgers  1  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Allen Ripley Rick Sutcliffe -- 39,899 2:09
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 Pittsburgh Pirates  8  New York Mets  0  box | pbp Shea Stadium Rick Rhoden Mike Scott -- 6,973 2:28
1981 reg season Apr 28,1981 Montreal Expos  6  Philadelphia Phillies  3  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Ratzer Larry Christenson Elias Sosa 26,192 2:19
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 11 7 4 .636 0.0 37 34 3 W1 6-1 1-3 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 16 10 6 .625 0.5 61 46 15 W2 4-3 6-3 2 4 8 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 0.5 62 46 16 L1 5-2 3-4 3 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 14 7 7 .500 1.5 65 80 -15 L2 3-4 4-3 4 8 14 -- dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 3.0 51 66 -15 L9 5-4 2-6 5 9 16 -- dnq
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 13 5 8 .385 3.0 51 64 -13 L1 2-5 3-3 6 10 18 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 17 6 11 .353 4.0 62 68 -6 W1 4-4 2-7 7 11 19 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 20 17 3 .850 0.0 99 37 62 L2 11-0 6-3 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 15 11 4 .733 3.5 81 59 22 W1 5-2 6-2 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 6.5 82 62 20 W2 3-5 5-2 3 6 11 -- dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 19 10 9 .526 6.5 78 73 5 W2 7-3 3-6 4 7 13 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 10.5 48 71 -23 W1 2-5 3-7 5 12 23 -- dnq
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 18 5 13 .278 11.0 63 107 -44 L1 3-6 2-7 6 13 24 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 12 3 9 .250 10.0 26 53 -27 L1 2-3 1-6 7 14 25 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 11 9 2 .818 0.0 61 27 34 W8 5-1 4-1 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 15 12 3 .800 1.0 80 57 23 W1 4-3 8-0 2 2 3 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 17 11 6 .647 1.0 80 68 12 L1 4-5 7-1 3 4 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 12 6 6 .500 3.5 40 38 2 W1 4-3 1-4 4 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 13 4 9 .308 6.0 38 52 -14 L5 2-5 2-4 5 10 21 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 14 1 13 .071 9.5 28 70 -42 L12 0-8 1-5 6 12 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 18 14 4 .778 0.0 62 35 27 L1 7-2 7-2 1 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 4.0 66 58 8 W1 7-3 2-4 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 4.5 63 53 10 L3 6-4 3-4 3 6 12 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 20 8 12 .400 7.0 62 73 -11 W1 4-4 4-8 4 8 17 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 18 6 12 .333 8.0 39 77 -38 L3 3-6 3-6 5 9 20 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 8.5 34 45 -11 W2 1-3 4-9 6 11 22 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Bob Davis California Angels Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1981-1981 ($0m) [Free Agent]
1 record(s)