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Friday May 15,1981This date in baseball
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Games on 1981-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox4BoxMark ClearRenie Martin(none)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox1BoxFergie JenkinsRichard DotsonSteve Comer
Toronto Blue Jays0Cleveland Indians3BoxLen BarkerLuis Leal(none)
California Angels1Detroit Tigers5BoxJack MorrisMike Witt(none)
Oakland Athletics0Milwaukee Brewers3BoxPete VuckovichSteve McCattyRollie Fingers
Baltimore Orioles9Minnesota Twins4BoxDennis MartinezPete RedfernSammy Stewart
St. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves11BoxPreston HannaLary SorensenRick Mahler
Chicago Cubs0Houston Astros5BoxJoe NiekroBill Caudill(none)
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxSteve HoweNeil Allen(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJoe PriceEnrique RomoTom Hume
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres1BoxSteve CarltonSteve Mura(none)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants4BoxEd WhitsonSteve RogersGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1981-05-15

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians24168.667--87731411-45-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium793643.456
236Baltimore Orioles281711.6071.0123104197-710-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium774235.545
358New York Yankees311813.5811.5119982110-98-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I764135.539
4612Boston Red Sox301614.5333.0136155-1911-75-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park784335.551
5916Milwaukee Brewers301515.5004.0130122811-74-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium794732.595
61017Detroit Tigers311516.4844.5101116-1510-95-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium784533.577
71322Toronto Blue Jays321022.31310.0105141-366-84-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium742747.365
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics352510.714--1581015712-313-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum743935.527
247Texas Rangers301812.6004.5152109436-612-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium753936.520
3713Chicago White Sox291514.5177.012311586-99-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park773938.506
4814California Angels351817.5147.01511381310-58-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium753342.440
51121Minnesota Twins321220.37511.5119138-196-85-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium772948.377
61223Seattle Mariners321022.31313.5116166-503-97-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome773443.442
71424Kansas City Royals25718.28013.069113-444-83-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium784335.551
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals271710.630--131106257-510-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II754233.560
235Philadelphia Phillies322012.6250.5145129166-714-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium753936.520
3611Montreal Expos311714.5482.0127138-114-813-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium774334.558
4818Pittsburgh Pirates271314.4814.010699710-82-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium753342.440
51125New York Mets29821.27610.093134-412-96-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium743341.446
61226Chicago Cubs30624.20012.578135-571-144-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field733241.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers33249.727--128854313-611-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium773938.506
249Atlanta Braves331914.5765.01381182011-67-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium733142.425
3510Cincinnati Reds321814.5635.5140126148-610-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium764828.632
4715San Francisco Giants361818.5007.5129124511-97-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park753837.507
5919Houston Astros341618.4718.510596910-76-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome764531.592
61020San Diego Padres341321.38211.5118148-307-146-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium762848.368

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