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Monday May 4,1981This 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 1981-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Baltimore Orioles4BoxDennis MartinezJerry Koosman(none)
New York Yankees4California Angels2BoxGene NelsonGeoff ZahnRon Davis
Boston Red Sox8Kansas City Royals7BoxTom BurgmeierDan QuisenberryMark Clear
Milwaukee Brewers9Seattle Mariners5BoxJamie EasterlyBrian AllardRollie Fingers
Houston Astros5Chicago Cubs4BoxJoaquin AndujarMike KrukowJoe Sambito
Los Angeles Dodgers3Montreal Expos4BoxSteve RogersRick SutcliffeElias Sosa
San Francisco Giants4Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSteve CarltonAllen Ripley(none)
Atlanta Braves9St. Louis Cardinals6BoxLarry BradfordBruce SutterRick Camp

Standings as of 1981-05-04

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 Yankees22148.6360.58266168-56-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I854540.529
359Milwaukee Brewers20128.6000.59973269-33-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium895039.562
4712Baltimore Orioles19109.5262.07677-12-58-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium864937.570
5815Detroit Tigers221012.4553.57180-98-52-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium875037.575
61119Boston Red Sox20812.4004.581120-394-54-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park885137.580
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
4916California Angels251114.4409.0101111-107-44-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium854045.471
51017Minnesota Twins231013.4359.08690-46-63-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium863155.360
61324Kansas City Royals17512.29411.05279-274-51-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium864541.523
71425Seattle Mariners24618.25013.586141-553-73-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome853847.447
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112St. Louis Cardinals17125.706--8957325-37-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II854738.553
223Montreal Expos20146.7000.59684124-410-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium884642.523
345Philadelphia Phillies22157.6820.510486184-511-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium854441.518
4511Pittsburgh Pirates1798.5293.06654126-32-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium853748.435
51123New York Mets19613.3167.05883-252-54-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium843549.417
61226Chicago Cubs20416.2009.55391-380-83-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field833449.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers23167.696--8552339-47-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium874740.540
2613Cincinnati Reds211110.5244.0918567-64-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium875532.632
3714Atlanta Braves231211.5224.0908289-53-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium833845.458
4818Houston Astros231013.4356.06163-26-44-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome875136.586
5920San Francisco Giants251015.4007.08193-126-74-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park864640.535
61022San Diego Padres24816.3338.561105-445-103-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium863353.384


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Willie HortonOF38.198Signed as Free Agent by Pirates.