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Tuesday May 19,1981This 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 1981-05-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics5Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike FlanaganMike NorrisTippy Martinez
Seattle Mariners0Boston Red Sox4BoxFrank TananaMike Parrott(none)
California Angels3Cleveland Indians7BoxDan SpillnerGeoff Zahn(none)
Texas Rangers1Detroit Tigers14BoxDan SchatzederDoc Medich(none)
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMike CaldwellFernando ArroyoRollie Fingers
Kansas City Royals5New York Yankees6BoxDoug BirdRenie MartinRon Davis
Chicago White Sox5Toronto Blue Jays9BoxJim ClancyLaMarr HoytLuis Leal
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs0BoxTom SeaverRick ReuschelPaul Moskau
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDick RuthvenBob Welch(none)
Atlanta Braves0Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxJim BibbyPhil Niekro(none)
Montreal Expos1San Diego Padres3BoxRick WiseBill GullicksonGary Lucas
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants4BoxAl HollandMike ScottGreg Minton
Houston Astros12St. Louis Cardinals15BoxJim KaatBobby Sprowl(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Baltimore Orioles322111.656--147113349-712-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium733835.521
224Cleveland Indians291910.6550.5100881211-48-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium743341.446
347New York Yankees352114.6001.51341102410-911-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I723834.528
4711Milwaukee Brewers331815.5453.51461321411-77-8W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium764432.579
5813Boston Red Sox341816.5294.0158172-1411-77-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park744133.554
61018Detroit Tigers351718.4865.5128142-1410-97-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium744331.581
71222Toronto Blue Jays371225.32411.5121157-367-105-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium692544.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics392514.641--1711244712-713-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum703931.557
259Texas Rangers341915.5593.5167146217-912-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium713833.535
3610Chicago White Sox331815.5454.0153127267-1011-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park733637.493
4916California Angels392019.5135.01731551812-78-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium713140.437
51121Minnesota Twins351223.34311.0125155-306-95-15L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium742945.392
61323Kansas City Royals29920.31011.087131-446-103-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium744133.554
71424Seattle Mariners361125.30612.5127185-584-127-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome733340.452
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals302010.667--156123339-511-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II723933.542
236Philadelphia Phillies362313.639--159136239-814-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium713635.507
3512Montreal Expos351916.5433.5140148-86-1013-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium734132.562
4919Pittsburgh Pirates301416.4676.0114107710-83-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium723240.444
51125New York Mets33825.24213.596156-602-136-12L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium703337.471
61226Chicago Cubs33627.18215.580152-721-164-12L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field703238.457
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers372611.703--145935213-613-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium733736.507
248Cincinnati Reds352114.6004.01531292411-610-8W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium734528.616
3614Atlanta Braves361917.5286.51431331011-77-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium703139.443
4715San Francisco Giants402119.5256.5141135611-910-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park713536.493
5817Houston Astros371819.4868.01291131610-88-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome734330.589
61020San Diego Padres381523.39511.5128159-317-148-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium722646.361