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Saturday May 2,1981This 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 1981-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays3Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim PalmerMike Willis(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Baltimore Orioles8BoxScott McGregorLuis Leal(none)
Minnesota Twins11Boston Red Sox2BoxAlbert WilliamsMike Torrez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8California Angels5BoxMoose HaasKen ForschJamie Easterly
Chicago White Sox1Cleveland Indians3BoxLen BarkerFrancisco Barrios(none)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics6BoxMatt KeoughRon GuidryBob Owchinko
Detroit Tigers1Seattle Mariners3BoxFloyd BannisterDan PetryDick Drago
Kansas City Royals7Texas Rangers2BoxDennis LeonardDoc Medich(none)
Atlanta Braves2Chicago Cubs5BoxRandy MartzPhil NiekroDick Tidrow
Los Angeles Dodgers4Montreal Expos0BoxJerry ReussScott Sanderson(none)
San Diego Padres2New York Mets6BoxPete FalconeChris Welsh(none)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxDoyle AlexanderNino EspinosaGreg Minton
San Francisco Giants1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxMarty BystromEd Whitson(none)
Houston Astros4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxEddie SolomonDave Smith(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob ShirleyBruce Berenyi(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cleveland Indians14104.714--5339146-14-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium894247.472
248New York Yankees19118.5791.57362115-56-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I884840.545
3510Milwaukee Brewers18108.5562.08665217-33-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium915239.571
4612Baltimore Orioles1798.5292.5707002-57-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium885038.568
5917Detroit Tigers21912.4294.56375-127-52-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium885137.580
61119Boston Red Sox18711.3895.072110-383-54-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park905238.578
71322Toronto Blue Jays21714.3336.57384-115-72-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium853055.353
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics23203.870--119506911-09-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum864442.512
237Chicago White Sox19118.5797.0867885-66-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park874344.494
3713Texas Rangers19109.5268.09673233-57-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium864739.547
4814California Angels231112.4789.096103-77-44-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium874047.460
51018Minnesota Twins21912.42910.08085-55-53-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium883256.364
61221Kansas City Royals15510.33311.03762-254-41-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium884543.511
71425Seattle Mariners22616.27313.576124-483-73-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome873849.437
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals15114.733--7844345-36-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II874839.552
223Montreal Expos18135.7220.59175164-49-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium904743.522
346Philadelphia Phillies20137.6500.59177144-59-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium874641.529
459Pittsburgh Pirates1697.5632.56551146-32-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium863749.430
51124New York Mets17512.2947.05075-252-53-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium863650.419
61226Chicago Cubs18414.2228.54277-350-83-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field853451.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers21156.714--7647298-37-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium894841.539
2611Cincinnati Reds20119.5503.5878077-54-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium885533.625
3715Atlanta Braves211011.4765.0726937-53-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium854045.471
4816San Francisco Giants231013.4356.07280-86-54-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park884642.523
5920Houston Astros21813.3817.05358-54-44-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome895336.596
61023San Diego Padres22715.3188.55397-444-93-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium883454.386