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Wednesday April 22,1981This 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 1981-04-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers16Boston Red Sox8BoxDanny DarwinDennis Eckersley(none)
Seattle Mariners3California Angels7BoxKen ForschKen Clay(none)
Cleveland Indians4Kansas City Royals0BoxLen BarkerDennis Leonard(none)
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees7BoxDave LaRocheHoward Bailey(none)
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics2BoxBrian KingmanAlbert WilliamsJeff Jones
Milwaukee Brewers8Toronto Blue Jays1BoxMike CaldwellLuis Leal(none)
Atlanta Braves7Cincinnati Reds3BoxGaylord PerryMike LaCoss(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Houston Astros0BoxFernando ValenzuelaDon Sutton(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Montreal Expos4BoxElias SosaTug McGraw(none)
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates2Box(none)
San Francisco Giants0San Diego Padres4BoxJuan EichelbergerEd WhitsonGary Lucas
Chicago Cubs0St. Louis Cardinals3BoxLary SorensenMike Krukow(none)

Standings as of 1981-04-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cleveland Indians963.667--292366-10-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium944648.489
236New York Yankees1174.636--4733142-35-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I965244.542
358Boston Red Sox1064.6000.5564972-14-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park985345.541
4610Detroit Tigers1275.5830.54347-45-42-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium975344.546
5712Milwaukee Brewers954.5561.0373165-20-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1005743.570
61018Baltimore Orioles734.4292.02022-22-31-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium985642.571
71223Toronto Blue Jays1239.2504.54255-131-22-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium943460.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics15141.933--7421538-06-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum945044.532
247Chicago White Sox853.6255.5363421-14-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park984949.500
3814California Angels1367.4627.05253-13-13-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium974552.464
4915Texas Rangers1156.4557.05254-22-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium945242.553
51121Seattle Mariners1349.3089.04478-342-52-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome964056.417
61324Kansas City Royals927.2229.02034-141-11-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium944846.511
71425Minnesota Twins1129.18210.02442-182-50-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium983959.398
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Montreal Expos1082.800--5439153-25-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium985246.531
234St. Louis Cardinals972.7780.55324293-14-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II935241.559
349Philadelphia Phillies1275.5832.0555051-56-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium955243.547
4511Pittsburgh Pirates954.5562.52930-13-31-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium934152.441
5817New York Mets945.4443.5262512-22-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium943757.394
61226Chicago Cubs11110.0917.51751-340-81-2L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field923755.402
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers12102.833--4319247-23-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium985345.541
2613Atlanta Braves1165.5453.5383623-23-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium954451.463
3716Cincinnati Reds1156.4554.54550-54-21-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium976136.629
4920San Diego Padres1358.3855.52753-262-23-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium973661.371
51019San Francisco Giants1358.3855.54143-23-32-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park985147.520
61122Houston Astros1239.2507.02634-80-33-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome985840.592


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chuck HensleyP22.042Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Doug RauP32.128Signed as Free Agent by Angels.