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Thursday May 7,1981This 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 1981-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1California Angels2BoxKen ForschTommy JohnDon Aase
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics5BoxJeff JonesDan PetryBo McLaughlin
Milwaukee Brewers1Seattle Mariners4BoxFloyd BannisterMoose Haas(none)
Chicago White Sox4Texas Rangers9BoxBob BabcockEd Farmer(none)
Cleveland Indians2Toronto Blue Jays6BoxDave StiebRick Waits(none)
Houston Astros6Chicago Cubs0BoxBob KnepperRandy Martz(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds1BoxRick RhodenMario SotoEnrique Romo
Pittsburgh Pirates7Cincinnati Reds1BoxEddie SolomonMike LaCoss(none)
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos2BoxScott SandersonChris Welsh(none)
San Francisco Giants2New York Mets3BoxEd LynchDoyle AlexanderNeil Allen
Los Angeles Dodgers2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJerry ReussMarty Bystrom(none)
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxRick CampSilvio Martinez(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cleveland Indians17116.647--595277-24-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium864145.477
248New York Yankees251510.600--9076149-76-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I824438.537
359Baltimore Orioles21129.5711.0848312-510-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium844737.560
4610Milwaukee Brewers231310.5651.0105901510-53-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium864937.570
5917Detroit Tigers251114.4404.07993-149-72-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium844935.583
61019Boston Red Sox22913.4094.585123-385-64-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park865036.581
71221Toronto Blue Jays24915.3755.58492-86-73-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium822854.341
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics28226.786--134637111-011-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum814239.519
237Texas Rangers23149.6095.512488363-511-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium824339.524
3713Chicago White Sox231211.5227.5999726-96-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park834241.506
4815California Angels281315.4649.0111119-87-46-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium823844.463
51120Minnesota Twins251015.40010.59298-66-83-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium843153.369
61324Kansas City Royals19613.31611.55583-284-52-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium844440.524
71425Seattle Mariners27819.29613.5103147-443-75-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome823646.439
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos23167.696--10710164-412-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium854441.518
234St. Louis Cardinals20137.6501.59872265-38-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II824636.561
346Philadelphia Phillies25169.6401.011497174-512-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium824339.524
4511Pittsburgh Pirates20119.5503.58465198-42-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium823547.427
51123New York Mets22715.3188.572100-282-55-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium813447.420
61226Chicago Cubs23518.21711.058102-440-84-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field803347.413
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers26188.692--96623411-57-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium844539.536
2612Atlanta Braves261412.5384.0105911411-63-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium803644.450
3714Cincinnati Reds241212.5005.0102103-17-65-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium845430.643
4816Houston Astros261214.4626.0726848-54-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome844935.583
5918San Francisco Giants281216.4297.098107-98-84-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park834439.530
61022San Diego Padres27918.3339.578116-386-123-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium833251.386