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Tuesday, August 18,1981

Tuesday, August 18,1981

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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 18,1981 Baltimore Orioles  6  California Angels  5  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Scott McGregor Dave Frost Sammy Stewart 28,230 2:54
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Minnesota Twins  0  Detroit Tigers  3  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Milt Wilcox Roger Erickson Kevin Saucier 15,163 2:20
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Toronto Blue Jays  5  Kansas City Royals  3  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Luis Leal Mike Jones Roy Lee Jackson 26,952 2:20
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Chicago White Sox  0  New York Yankees  4  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Steve Trout George Frazier 30,157 2:35
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Boston Red Sox  2  Oakland Athletics  3  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Bob Owchinko Bill Campbell -- 16,631 3:55
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Cleveland Indians  5  Seattle Mariners  2  box | pbp Kingdome Bert Blyleven Bryan Clark Dan Spillner 10,624 2:37
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Milwaukee Brewers  3  Texas Rangers  1  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Moose Haas Jon Matlack Rollie Fingers 0 2:25
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Milwaukee Brewers  6  Texas Rangers  8  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Comer Pete Vuckovich Jim Kern 37,310 2:33
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 New York Mets  4  Atlanta Braves  0  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Ed Lynch Rick Mahler Neil Allen 7,566 2:31
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Los Angeles Dodgers  5  Chicago Cubs  0  box | pbp Wrigley Field Burt Hooton Mike Griffin -- 15,973 2:33
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Philadelphia Phillies  1  Cincinnati Reds  3  box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Seaver Steve Carlton Tom Hume 25,363 2:07
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 Montreal Expos  2  Houston Astros  4  box | pbp Astrodome Bob Knepper Steve Rogers Joe Sambito 23,306 2:04
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 San Francisco Giants  4  Pittsburgh Pirates  2  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Ed Whitson Luis Tiant Greg Minton 9,362 2:32
1981 reg season Aug 18,1981 San Diego Padres  4  St. Louis Cardinals  3  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Chris Welsh Silvio Martinez John Urrea 19,095 2:28
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 65 38 27 .585 0.0 250 221 29 W1 16-18 22-9 1 3 6 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 62 36 26 .581 0.5 257 243 14 W1 15-16 21-10 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 67 38 29 .567 1.0 299 270 29 L1 23-17 15-12 3 6 10 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 66 37 29 .561 1.5 261 246 15 W5 16-14 21-15 4 7 11 -- dnq
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 64 33 31 .516 4.5 287 286 1 L2 19-17 14-14 5 8 13 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 60 29 31 .483 6.5 228 231 -3 W2 17-11 12-20 6 9 16 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 67 21 46 .313 18.0 218 305 -87 W1 12-22 9-24 7 13 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 67 42 25 .627 0.0 282 224 58 W4 16-14 26-11 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 63 37 26 .587 3.0 292 239 53 W1 14-14 23-12 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 62 36 26 .581 3.5 285 232 53 L1 18-18 18-8 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 67 32 35 .478 10.0 296 281 15 L4 18-15 14-20 4 10 18 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 60 25 35 .417 13.5 226 261 -35 L1 16-18 9-17 5 11 20 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 67 27 40 .403 15.0 263 314 -51 L1 13-16 14-24 6 12 21 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 67 21 46 .313 21.0 211 302 -91 L5 8-21 12-26 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 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 58 35 23 .603 0.0 266 221 45 L1 14-11 21-12 1 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 63 36 27 .571 1.5 272 267 5 L3 14-17 22-10 2 4 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 62 34 28 .548 3.0 255 230 25 L1 12-19 22-9 3 5 12 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 58 28 30 .483 7.0 235 216 19 L3 16-14 11-17 4 8 17 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 60 23 37 .383 13.0 210 264 -54 W3 11-19 12-18 5 11 23 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 63 20 43 .317 17.5 212 295 -83 L1 2-21 17-23 6 12 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 West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 66 41 25 .621 0.0 277 205 72 W1 20-14 21-11 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 64 39 25 .609 1.0 288 266 22 W2 19-12 20-13 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 66 34 32 .515 7.0 228 213 15 W1 19-17 15-15 3 6 14 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 63 31 32 .492 8.5 233 262 -29 L2 19-16 11-17 4 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 68 32 36 .471 10.0 259 251 8 W2 18-20 14-16 5 9 19 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 65 25 40 .385 15.5 215 260 -45 W1 13-21 12-19 6 10 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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
Larry Cox -- Hist Released by Rangers
1 record(s)