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Tuesday May 12,1981This 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 1981-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox7BoxSteve TroutRick WaitsLaMarr Hoyt
Seattle Mariners2Detroit Tigers6BoxMilt WilcoxFloyd Bannister(none)
Texas Rangers2Kansas City Royals3BoxDennis LeonardJon Matlack(none)
California Angels4Milwaukee Brewers0BoxKen ForschMoose Haas(none)
Boston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins4BoxDoug CorbettTom Burgmeier(none)
Oakland Athletics1New York Yankees4BoxRon GuidryRick LangfordRich Gossage
Baltimore Orioles2Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDave StiebJim Palmer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Atlanta Braves2BoxPhil NiekroEddie Solomon(none)
Chicago Cubs1Cincinnati Reds2BoxMario SotoDick Tidrow(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros2BoxBruce SutterJoe SambitoJim Kaat
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBurt HootonRay BurrisSteve Howe
New York Mets0San Diego Padres3BoxJuan EichelbergerPat Zachry(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants4BoxDoyle AlexanderNino Espinosa(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Cleveland Indians22148.636--80701010-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium813843.469
237New York Yankees291712.5860.5106881810-97-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I784236.538
3510Baltimore Orioles251411.5601.510010004-710-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium804535.563
4712Milwaukee Brewers271413.5192.51231071611-73-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium824834.585
5916Boston Red Sox271314.4813.5118143-259-74-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park814635.568
61019Detroit Tigers291316.4484.595115-2010-93-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium804733.588
71222Toronto Blue Jays291019.3457.5105124-196-74-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium772750.351
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics32248.750--148856311-113-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum774037.519
249Texas Rangers281612.5716.0147106414-612-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium774136.532
3611Chicago White Sox271512.5566.5119109106-99-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park793940.494
4814California Angels321616.5008.013512968-48-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium783543.449
51120Minnesota Twins291217.41410.5106115-96-85-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium802951.363
61323Seattle Mariners311021.32313.5116165-493-87-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome783444.436
71425Kansas City Royals23716.30412.564106-424-73-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium804337.538
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals24168.667--12186356-310-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II784335.551
235Philadelphia Phillies291811.6210.5138122164-614-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium784137.526
346Montreal Expos281711.6071.0117123-64-513-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium804337.538
4817Pittsburgh Pirates251213.4804.5989089-82-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium773443.442
51124New York Mets26818.3089.082113-312-66-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium773344.429
61226Chicago Cubs27621.22211.574116-421-114-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field763244.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Los Angeles Dodgers30219.700--111723913-68-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium804238.525
258Atlanta Braves311813.5813.51221081411-66-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium753243.427
3613Cincinnati Reds291514.5175.512212117-68-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium795128.646
4715San Francisco Giants331617.4856.5119117211-95-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park784038.513
5918Houston Astros311417.4527.59189210-74-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome794732.595
61021San Diego Padres311120.35510.5102140-387-144-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium793049.380