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Saturday, August 15,1981

Saturday, August 15,1981

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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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 Aug 15,1981 Chicago White Sox  0  Baltimore Orioles  4  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez LaMarr Hoyt -- 15,323 2:36
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 Kansas City Royals  5  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dennis Leonard John Denny Dan Quisenberry 7,582 2:32
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 New York Yankees  5  Detroit Tigers  8  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dan Schatzeder Dave LaRoche Kevin Saucier 26,848 3:01
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 Seattle Mariners  6  Minnesota Twins  0  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Glenn Abbott Brad Havens Bryan Clark 17,831 2:17
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 California Angels  7  Oakland Athletics  8  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Tom Underwood Mike Witt -- 20,101 5:00
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 Boston Red Sox  5  Texas Rangers  3  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Bob Stanley Jim Kern -- 29,353 2:41
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 Milwaukee Brewers  3  Toronto Blue Jays  4  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Mark Bomback Reggie Cleveland Joey McLaughlin 12,467 2:29
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 Pittsburgh Pirates  3  Chicago Cubs  4  box | pbp Wrigley Field Randy Martz Rod Scurry -- 15,388 4:57
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 San Francisco Giants  5  Cincinnati Reds  2  box | pbp Cinergy Field Doyle Alexander Frank Pastore Greg Minton 20,671 2:30
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 Atlanta Braves  6  Los Angeles Dodgers  4  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Steve Bedrosian Jerry Reuss Al Hrabosky 40,510 2:42
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 Philadelphia Phillies  1  New York Mets  3  box | pbp Shea Stadium Pete Falcone Nino Espinosa Neil Allen 14,309 2:11
1981 reg season Aug 15,1981 Houston Astros  5  San Diego Padres  0  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Don Sutton Juan Eichelberger -- 5,852 1:59
12 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.
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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 New York Yankees franchise | log 62 37 25 .597 0.0 241 212 29 L2 16-17 21-8 1 2 4 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 60 35 25 .583 1.0 244 230 14 W1 14-16 21-9 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 63 35 28 .556 2.5 282 259 23 L2 20-16 15-12 3 6 10 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 63 34 29 .540 3.5 241 240 1 W2 16-14 18-15 4 7 12 -- dnq
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 62 33 29 .532 4.0 285 280 5 W1 19-15 14-14 5 8 13 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 57 27 30 .474 7.5 213 217 -4 L3 16-11 11-19 6 10 18 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 63 20 43 .317 17.5 208 289 -81 W4 11-21 9-22 7 14 25 -- 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 65 40 25 .615 0.0 272 216 56 W2 16-14 24-11 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 60 35 25 .583 2.5 280 230 50 L1 14-14 21-11 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 59 34 25 .576 3.0 273 220 53 L1 16-17 18-8 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 65 32 33 .492 8.0 285 268 17 L2 18-14 14-19 4 9 17 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 56 23 33 .411 12.5 206 243 -37 W2 15-17 8-16 5 11 20 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 65 26 39 .400 14.0 254 305 -51 W2 12-16 14-23 6 12 21 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 64 21 43 .328 18.5 205 280 -75 L2 8-19 12-25 7 13 24 -- 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 East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 56 34 22 .607 0.0 261 216 45 W3 14-11 20-11 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 61 36 25 .590 0.5 269 259 10 L1 14-15 22-10 2 4 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 60 33 27 .550 3.0 247 224 23 L1 11-18 22-9 3 5 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 54 27 27 .500 6.0 224 198 26 L3 15-13 11-15 4 8 16 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 58 21 37 .362 14.0 201 262 -61 W1 10-19 11-18 5 11 23 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 59 18 41 .305 17.5 200 281 -81 W2 2-21 15-21 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 63 39 24 .619 0.0 265 197 68 L1 19-13 20-11 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 62 37 25 .597 1.5 283 264 19 L1 19-12 18-13 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 61 31 30 .508 7.0 228 252 -24 W1 19-15 11-16 3 6 14 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 63 32 31 .508 7.0 219 205 14 W2 18-17 14-14 4 7 15 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 65 30 35 .462 10.0 249 246 3 W1 16-19 14-16 5 9 19 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 62 24 38 .387 14.5 210 252 -42 L2 12-20 12-18 6 10 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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)
  • 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
Lynn McGlothen Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from Chicago Cubs to Chicago White Sox for Bob Molinaro (3/29/1982)
1 record(s)