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Sunday, September 20,1981

Sunday, September 20,1981

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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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  • 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 20,1981 Milwaukee Brewers  2  Baltimore Orioles  8  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Mike Caldwell -- 17,457 2:16
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 New York Yankees  1  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park Bruce Hurst Tommy John Bill Campbell 35,091 2:19
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 Oakland Athletics  3  Chicago White Sox  11  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Richard Dotson Mike Norris LaMarr Hoyt 17,819 3:09
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 Detroit Tigers  5  Cleveland Indians  1  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jack Morris Tom Brennan -- 9,930 2:50
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 Kansas City Royals  2  Seattle Mariners  3  box | pbp Kingdome Floyd Bannister Dennis Leonard -- 6,117 2:29
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 Minnesota Twins  3  Texas Rangers  4  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Charlie Hough Doug Corbett -- 7,441 2:26
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 California Angels  3  Toronto Blue Jays  6  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Mark Bomback Geoff Zahn Joey McLaughlin 20,575 2:45
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 Cincinnati Reds  5  Los Angeles Dodgers  1  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Mario Soto Ted Power -- 39,560 2:45
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 Chicago Cubs  0  Montreal Expos  4  box | pbp Stade Olympique Bill Gullickson Mike Griffin -- 40,851 2:22
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 St. Louis Cardinals  6  New York Mets  7  box | pbp Shea Stadium Neil Allen Bruce Sutter -- 13,337 2:55
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  Philadelphia Phillies  5  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Sparky Lyle Eddie Solomon -- 31,489 2:38
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 Atlanta Braves  3  San Diego Padres  1  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Al Hrabosky Steve Mura Rick Camp 2,466 2:49
1981 reg season Sep 20,1981 Houston Astros  7  San Francisco Giants  3  box | pbp Candlestick Park Nolan Ryan Gary Lavelle -- 16,824 3:04
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 95 55 40 .579 0.0 384 302 82 L2 26-25 29-15 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 97 55 42 .567 1.0 378 362 16 W2 25-23 30-19 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 97 55 42 .567 1.0 437 402 35 L1 31-23 24-19 3 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 92 52 40 .565 1.5 392 382 10 W1 22-21 30-19 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 95 53 42 .558 2.0 446 413 33 W2 26-23 27-19 5 6 9 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 90 44 46 .489 8.5 373 386 -13 L2 22-20 22-26 6 9 17 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 95 35 60 .368 20.0 305 412 -107 W3 18-27 17-33 7 14 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 97 56 41 .577 0.0 410 362 48 L1 24-23 32-18 1 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 92 50 42 .543 3.5 408 344 64 W2 21-22 29-20 2 7 12 -- dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 92 47 45 .511 6.5 409 360 49 W1 25-24 22-21 3 8 14 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 89 42 47 .472 10.0 328 357 -29 L2 27-25 15-22 4 10 19 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 97 43 54 .443 13.0 412 409 3 L6 22-28 21-26 5 11 20 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 97 37 60 .381 19.0 324 426 -102 L2 14-28 22-33 6 13 23 -- dnq
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 97 37 60 .381 19.0 382 471 -89 W2 19-27 18-33 7 12 22 -- 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 89 51 38 .573 0.0 392 350 42 L3 23-20 28-18 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 93 51 42 .548 2.0 415 402 13 W2 19-26 32-16 2 5 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 94 50 44 .532 3.5 392 358 34 W1 18-27 32-17 3 6 13 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 88 42 46 .477 8.5 353 356 -3 L2 22-23 19-24 4 9 18 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 91 36 55 .396 16.0 303 377 -74 W3 15-31 21-24 5 10 21 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 91 33 58 .363 19.0 308 420 -112 L1 9-31 23-28 6 11 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 West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 95 58 37 .611 0.0 419 395 24 W4 29-19 29-18 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 97 58 39 .598 1.0 411 315 96 L3 27-19 31-20 2 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 97 54 43 .557 5.0 355 296 59 W2 28-26 26-17 3 4 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 98 48 50 .490 11.5 371 364 7 L2 22-29 26-21 4 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 94 46 48 .489 11.5 354 366 -12 W1 25-26 20-23 5 8 16 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 97 35 62 .361 24.0 345 419 -74 L1 16-32 19-30 6 12 26 -- dnq
26 record(s)