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Games on 1981-04-10

Top1981 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALKansas City Royals3Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP950,3172:46Larry GuraSteve StoneSteve Stone (1-0)Larry Gura (0-1)Sammy Stewart (1)Jim FreyEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALChicago White Sox5Boston Red Sox3Boxscore - PBP935,1543:05Britt BurnsDennis EckersleyLaMarr Hoyt (1-0)Bob Stanley (0-1)Ed Farmer (1)Tony LaRussaRalph HoukFenway Park
ALOakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP94,5522:27Rick LangfordRoger EricksonRick Langford (1-0)Roger Erickson (0-1)-Billy MartinJohnny GorylMetropolitan Stad
ALCalifornia Angels2Seattle Mariners10Boxscore - PBP910,8792:25Jesse JeffersonJerry GleatonJerry Gleaton (1-0)Jesse Jefferson (0-1)-Jim FregosiMaury WillsThe Kingdome
NLCincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves5Boxscore - PBP934,9292:43Mario SotoTommy BoggsGene Garber (1-0)Mario Soto (0-1)Rick Camp (1)John McNamaraBobby CoxAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP99,5792:32Steve MuraEd WhitsonJohn Urrea (1-0)Gary Lavelle (0-1)John Littlefield (2)Frank HowardFrank Robinson3Com Park at Cand
NLSan Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP99,5792:32Steve MuraEd WhitsonJohn Urrea (1-0)Gary Lavelle (0-1)John Littlefield (2)Frank HowardFrank RobinsonCandlestick Park
7 Games on this date

Standings as of 1981-04-10.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
354New York Yankees1101.000--10370-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1065848.547
248Detroit Tigers1101.000--6240-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1085949.546
1110Baltimore Orioles1101.000--5320-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1045846.558
4919Boston Red Sox101.0001.035-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1075948.551
51114Toronto Blue Jays101.0001.026-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1053768.352
71324Milwaukee Brewers0000.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1096247.569
61426Cleveland Indians0000.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1035251.505
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
129Chicago White Sox1101.000--5321-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1055352.505
233Oakland Athletics2201.0000.511472-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1076245.579
3612Seattle Mariners211.5000.512840-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome1074364.402
4711California Angels211.5000.5812-41-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1085058.463
5822Kansas City Royals101.0001.035-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1025052.490
71015Texas Rangers101.0001.0310-70-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1045747.548
61221Minnesota Twins202.0001.5411-70-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1074166.383
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235New York Mets1101.000--2021-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1024062.392
146Montreal Expos1101.000--6511-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1075948.551
31020Chicago Cubs101.0001.002-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1023864.373
4818Philadelphia Phillies101.0001.023-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1065947.557
5917Pittsburgh Pirates101.0001.056-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1014655.455
61225St. Louis Cardinals0000.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II1025943.578
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves1101.000--5320-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1054956.467
322San Diego Padres2201.0000.58352-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1083969.361
257Los Angeles Dodgers1101.000--2020-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1096247.569
4613Cincinnati Reds211.5000.567-10-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1066541.613
5723Houston Astros101.0001.002-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1096148.560
61116San Francisco Giants202.0001.538-50-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park1095653.514


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ernie CamachoP26.068Traded by Athletics with Cash to Pirates for Bob Owchinko. 
Gorman HeimuellerP25.199Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.