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Monday April 20,1981This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1981-04-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Boston Red Sox4BoxMike TorrezDoc Medich(none)
Seattle Mariners1California Angels6BoxGeoff ZahnJerry Gleaton(none)
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals2BoxJohn DennyPaul SplittorffDan Spillner
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees6BoxRudy MayDave Rozema(none)
Minnesota Twins0Oakland Athletics3BoxMatt KeoughJerry Koosman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Toronto Blue Jays4BoxRandy LerchMike Willis(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Houston Astros2BoxBurt HootonJoaquin AndujarDave Goltz
Philadelphia Phillies8Montreal Expos9BoxSteve RogersTug McGrawWoodie Fryman
San Francisco Giants9San Diego Padres0BoxVida BlueSteve MuraGary Lavelle
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxBob ForschLynn McGlothenBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1981-04-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1073.700--413835-22-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium995346.535
237Boston Red Sox853.6251.0382992-13-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1005446.540
358Cleveland Indians743.5711.52122-14-10-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium964848.500
4611New York Yankees954.5561.5383172-33-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I985444.551
5713Baltimore Orioles633.5002.01920-12-21-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium995643.566
61019Milwaukee Brewers734.4292.52328-53-20-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1025943.578
71120Toronto Blue Jays1037.3004.03941-21-22-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium963462.354
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics13121.923--6817518-04-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum965244.542
249Chicago White Sox743.5715.0343311-13-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park995049.505
3816California Angels1156.4556.04547-23-12-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium994653.465
4917Texas Rangers945.4446.03236-41-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium965343.552
51221Kansas City Royals725.2867.01926-71-11-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium964848.500
61323Seattle Mariners1138.2738.03871-331-42-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome984157.418
71424Minnesota Twins927.2228.02036-162-30-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1003961.390
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Montreal Expos862.750--403373-23-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1005446.540
234St. Louis Cardinals752.7140.54224183-12-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II955441.568
345Philadelphia Phillies1073.700--4936131-36-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium975245.536
4714New York Mets844.5002.0242312-12-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium953758.389
5612Pittsburgh Pirates844.5002.02728-13-31-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium944252.447
61226Chicago Cubs918.1115.51740-230-61-2L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field943757.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers1091.900--4218246-13-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1005446.540
2510Cincinnati Reds954.5563.5413384-21-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium996138.616
3815San Francisco Giants1156.4554.5403643-12-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park1005149.510
4918Atlanta Braves945.4444.52132-111-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium974651.474
51022San Diego Padres1138.2736.52052-322-21-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium993861.384
61125Houston Astros1028.2007.02533-80-32-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1005941.590


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave Bergman1B27.318Traded by Astros with Jeff Leonard to Giants for Mike Ivie. 
Mike Ivie1B28.255Traded by Giants to Astros for Jeff Leonard and Dave Bergman. 
Jeff LeonardOF25.211Traded by Astros with Dave Bergman to Giants for Mike Ivie. 
Dave RaderC32.115Released by Angels.