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Games on 1981-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox1BoxFernando ArroyoDennis Eckersley(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4California Angels8BoxMike WittRandy Lerch(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians10BoxJohn DennyBritt Burns(none)
New York Yankees6Oakland Athletics8BoxRick LangfordTom UnderwoodJeff Jones
Detroit Tigers7Seattle Mariners3BoxMilt WilcoxMike ParrottKevin Saucier
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers0BoxLarry GuraSteve Comer(none)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs1BoxGaylord PerryBill Caudill(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Montreal Expos9BoxBill LeeBobby Castillo(none)
San Diego Padres4New York Mets2BoxJohn UrreaPat ZachryGary Lucas
Houston Astros5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxJoe SambitoEddie Solomon(none)
Cincinnati Reds6St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob ForschMario SotoBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1981-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cleveland Indians1394.692--5038126-13-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium904347.478
248New York Yankees18117.6110.57056145-46-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I894841.539
3612Milwaukee Brewers1798.5292.07860186-33-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium925339.576
4815Baltimore Orioles1578.4673.05864-62-55-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium905238.578
5916Detroit Tigers20911.4503.56272-107-42-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium895138.573
61018Boston Red Sox17710.4124.07099-293-54-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park915239.571
71221Toronto Blue Jays19712.3685.06772-55-52-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium873057.345
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics22193.864--113476611-08-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum874542.517
237Chicago White Sox18117.6116.08575105-56-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park884345.489
3510Texas Rangers18108.5567.09466283-57-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium874740.540
4714California Angels221111.5008.09195-47-44-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium884048.455
51119Minnesota Twins20812.40010.06983-144-53-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium893356.371
61323Kansas City Royals14410.28611.03060-303-41-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium894643.517
71425Seattle Mariners21516.23813.573123-503-72-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome883949.443
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos17134.765--9171204-49-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium914744.516
223St. Louis Cardinals14104.7141.57141305-35-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II884939.557
346Philadelphia Phillies18126.6671.58670164-58-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium894742.528
4611Pittsburgh Pirates1587.5334.06047136-31-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium873849.437
51124New York Mets16412.2508.54473-292-52-7L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium873750.425
61226Chicago Cubs17314.17610.03775-380-82-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field863551.407
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers20146.700--7247257-37-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium904941.544
259Cincinnati Reds19118.5792.58473117-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium895534.618
3713Atlanta Braves201010.5004.0706467-43-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium864046.465
4817San Francisco Giants21912.4295.56575-105-44-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park904743.522
5920Houston Astros20812.4006.04953-44-34-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome905337.589
61022San Diego Padres21714.3337.55191-404-83-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium893455.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike LumOF-1B35.186Released by Braves.