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Sunday May 3,1981This 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 1981-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays4Baltimore Orioles2BoxMark BombackSteve StoneJoey McLaughlin
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox1BoxPete RedfernSteve CrawfordDoug Corbett
Milwaukee Brewers4California Angels3BoxMike CaldwellSteve RenkoRollie Fingers
Chicago White Sox6Cleveland Indians0BoxRichard DotsonWayne Garland(none)
New York Yankees3Oakland Athletics2BoxRon DavisSteve McCatty(none)
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics0BoxTommy JohnBrian KingmanRich Gossage
Detroit Tigers8Seattle Mariners5BoxJack MorrisLarry Andersen(none)
Kansas City Royals8Texas Rangers9BoxJohn Henry JohnsonJuan Berenguer(none)
Atlanta Braves9Chicago Cubs7BoxPreston HannaKen KravecRick Camp
Los Angeles Dodgers6Montreal Expos1BoxFernando ValenzuelaBill Gullickson(none)
San Diego Padres4New York Mets1BoxRick WiseDave RobertsGary Lucas
San Diego Padres4New York Mets7BoxMike ScottTim LollarNeil Allen
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies7BoxDick RuthvenGary LavelleTug McGraw
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxDon SuttonJim BibbyDave Smith
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxJoe EdelenTom Hume(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Cleveland Indians15105.667--534586-14-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium884246.477
237New York Yankees21138.619--7864147-56-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I864640.535
359Milwaukee Brewers19118.5791.09068228-33-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium905139.567
4714Baltimore Orioles1899.5002.57274-22-57-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium875037.575
5917Detroit Tigers221012.4553.57180-98-52-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium875037.575
61120Boston Red Sox19712.3685.073113-403-54-7L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park895237.584
71221Toronto Blue Jays22814.3645.57786-96-72-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium842955.345
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics25205.800--121556611-09-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum844440.524
248Chicago White Sox20128.6005.59278146-66-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park864244.488
3610Texas Rangers20119.5506.510581243-58-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium854639.541
4815California Angels241113.4588.599107-87-44-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium864046.465
51016Minnesota Twins221012.4558.58386-36-53-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium873156.356
61324Kansas City Royals16511.31310.54571-264-51-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium874542.517
71425Seattle Mariners23617.26113.081132-513-73-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome863848.442
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals16124.750--8348355-37-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II864739.547
234Montreal Expos19136.6840.59281114-49-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium894742.528
345Philadelphia Phillies21147.6670.59882164-510-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium864541.523
4511Pittsburgh Pirates1798.5293.56654126-32-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium853748.435
51123New York Mets19613.3167.55883-252-54-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium843549.417
61226Chicago Cubs19415.2119.54986-370-83-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field843450.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers22166.727--8248349-37-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium884741.534
2612Cincinnati Reds211110.5244.5918567-64-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium875532.632
3713Atlanta Braves221111.5005.0817658-53-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium843945.464
4818San Francisco Giants241014.4177.07787-106-64-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park874641.529
5919Houston Astros22913.4097.05659-35-44-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome885236.591
61022San Diego Padres24816.3339.061105-445-103-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium863353.384