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Monday April 27,1981This 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 1981-04-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Baltimore Orioles5BoxScott McGregorFrancisco BarriosTippy Martinez
New York Yankees3Detroit Tigers1BoxRon GuidryHoward BaileyRich Gossage
Toronto Blue Jays3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxReggie ClevelandJerry Garvin(none)
Seattle Mariners8Minnesota Twins3BoxLarry AndersenDon Cooper(none)
California Angels3Oakland Athletics2BoxKen ForschSteve McCatty(none)
Boston Red Sox0Texas Rangers10BoxDoc MedichMike Torrez(none)
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxFernando ValenzuelaTom Griffin(none)
Montreal Expos1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDick RuthvenBill Gullickson(none)

Standings as of 1981-04-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1174.636--373436-11-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium924547.489
248Milwaukee Brewers1385.615--6040205-23-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium965442.563
359New York Yankees1596.600--5745123-36-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I925042.543
4611Boston Red Sox1376.5381.06571-63-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park955243.547
5916Detroit Tigers1679.4382.55062-125-42-5L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium935340.570
61017Baltimore Orioles1257.4172.54556-112-53-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium935439.581
71121Toronto Blue Jays16511.3134.55666-103-42-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium903258.356
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics19172.895--98346411-06-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum904743.522
225Chicago White Sox14104.7144.57353204-26-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park924448.478
3814Texas Rangers1477.5007.57362113-54-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium915041.549
4713California Angels1899.5007.5757236-33-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium924250.457
51222Seattle Mariners17512.29411.062103-413-52-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome923953.424
61325Kansas City Royals1239.25010.52653-272-31-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium914744.516
71423Minnesota Twins16412.25011.54470-262-52-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium933756.398
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals1192.818--6127345-14-1W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II915041.549
234Montreal Expos14113.7860.57454203-38-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium944945.521
346Philadelphia Phillies16115.6880.57762154-57-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium914843.527
4715Pittsburgh Pirates1156.4554.03238-63-31-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium914150.451
51020New York Mets1248.3335.53844-62-52-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium913754.407
61226Chicago Cubs14113.0719.52870-420-81-5L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field893752.416
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers17143.824--6129327-27-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium934944.527
2510Atlanta Braves1697.5634.56251116-43-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium904149.456
3612Cincinnati Reds1587.5335.05556-17-31-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium935835.624
4818San Francisco Giants19712.3688.05672-163-44-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park924943.533
5919San Diego Padres17611.3538.03766-293-53-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium933558.376
61124Houston Astros16412.2509.53244-120-34-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome945737.606


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom FilerP24.147Traded by Yankees with Cash to Cubs for Barry Foote. 
Barry FooteC29.071Traded by Cubs to Yankees for Tom Filer and Cash. 
Bill LindseyC21.015Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.