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Thursday, September 17,1981

Thursday, September 17,1981

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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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.
year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season Sep 17,1981 Detroit Tigers  1  Boston Red Sox  6  box | pbp Fenway Park Bob Ojeda Milt Wilcox Bill Campbell 16,832 3:06
1981 reg season Sep 17,1981 Baltimore Orioles  6  Cleveland Indians  2  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Scott McGregor Len Barker Tim Stoddard 3,272 2:53
1981 reg season Sep 17,1981 Atlanta Braves  0  Los Angeles Dodgers  2  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Fernando Valenzuela Rick Mahler -- 46,168 2:36
1981 reg season Sep 17,1981 St. Louis Cardinals  7  Montreal Expos  4  box | pbp Stade Olympique Joaquin Andujar Steve Rogers -- 26,390 2:29
1981 reg season Sep 17,1981 Philadelphia Phillies  3  New York Mets  2  box | pbp Shea Stadium Dickie Noles Mike Scott Ron Reed 5,501 2:19
1981 reg season Sep 17,1981 Houston Astros  9  San Diego Padres  0  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Joe Niekro Steve Mura -- 2,428 2:14
1981 reg season Sep 17,1981 Cincinnati Reds  1  San Francisco Giants  0  box | pbp Candlestick Park Tom Seaver Al Holland Tom Hume 4,721 2:53
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • 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.
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 92 54 38 .587 0.0 372 286 86 L2 25-23 29-15 1 1 4 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 89 51 38 .573 1.5 375 364 11 W2 22-21 29-17 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 94 53 41 .564 2.0 365 350 15 L4 23-22 30-19 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 94 53 41 .564 2.0 419 385 34 W2 29-22 24-19 4 5 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 92 51 41 .554 3.0 430 401 29 W4 26-23 25-18 5 6 9 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 87 43 44 .494 8.5 361 373 -12 L5 22-20 21-24 6 9 16 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 92 32 60 .348 22.0 288 404 -116 L1 18-27 14-33 7 14 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 94 54 40 .574 0.0 395 345 50 W1 22-22 32-18 1 2 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 89 48 41 .539 3.5 395 335 60 L1 21-22 27-19 2 7 12 -- dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 89 46 43 .517 5.5 392 345 47 W1 25-24 21-19 3 8 14 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 86 41 45 .477 9.0 317 347 -30 W5 26-23 15-22 4 10 19 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 94 43 51 .457 11.0 404 392 12 L3 22-25 21-26 5 11 20 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 94 36 58 .383 18.0 315 413 -98 W1 13-26 22-33 6 12 21 -- dnq
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 94 35 59 .372 19.0 372 460 -88 L1 19-27 16-32 7 13 23 -- 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 86 51 35 .593 0.0 383 329 54 W1 23-17 28-18 1 3 3 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 90 49 41 .544 4.0 396 389 7 W1 19-26 30-15 2 5 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 91 48 43 .527 5.5 376 356 20 L1 18-27 30-16 3 6 13 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 85 41 44 .482 9.5 340 337 3 W3 21-21 19-24 4 9 18 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 88 33 55 .375 19.0 282 368 -86 L1 15-31 18-24 5 10 22 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 88 32 56 .364 20.0 306 404 -98 L3 8-29 23-28 6 11 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 94 58 36 .617 0.0 403 298 105 W2 27-19 31-17 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 92 55 37 .598 2.0 402 387 15 W1 26-19 29-18 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 94 52 42 .553 6.0 338 287 51 W2 26-25 26-17 3 4 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 95 47 48 .495 11.5 362 347 15 L1 22-29 25-19 4 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 91 44 47 .484 12.5 345 359 -14 L5 23-25 20-23 5 8 17 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 94 34 60 .362 24.0 338 410 -72 L2 16-32 18-28 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)