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Sunday May 24,1981This 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 1981-05-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox10California Angels2BoxSteve TroutGeoff Zahn(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Detroit Tigers8BoxDan PetryDennis MartinezKevin Saucier
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers5BoxDave TobikTippy Martinez(none)
Minnesota Twins4Kansas City Royals6BoxRich GaleJack O'Connor(none)
Boston Red Sox1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJamie EasterlyBob Stanley(none)
Boston Red Sox7Milwaukee Brewers10BoxMoose HaasBob Stanley(none)
Cleveland Indians12New York Yankees5BoxJohn DennyRudy May(none)
Toronto Blue Jays5Oakland Athletics6BoxBob OwchinkoJoey McLaughlin(none)
Toronto Blue Jays0Oakland Athletics5BoxMike NorrisJerry Garvin(none)
Texas Rangers5Seattle Mariners3BoxJon MatlackKen ClayJohn Henry Johnson
San Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn CurtisPhil NiekroDanny Boone
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs6BoxBill CaudillScott SandersonDick Tidrow
Los Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds3BoxPaul MoskauBob WelchJoe Price
Los Angeles Dodgers10Cincinnati Reds3BoxBobby CastilloBruce Berenyi(none)
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros1BoxVida BlueDon SuttonGreg Minton
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim BibbyMarty BystromVictor Cruz
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxNeil AllenBruce Sutter(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles382414.632--1701353511-913-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium673532.522
235Cleveland Indians342113.6181.01251081713-58-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium693138.449
358New York Yankees392316.5901.51501351510-913-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I683632.529
4710Milwaukee Brewers392217.5642.51761581811-711-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium704030.571
5812Boston Red Sox402218.5503.0189191-213-99-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park683731.544
6917Detroit Tigers402020.5005.0153164-1110-910-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium694029.580
71425Toronto Blue Jays421230.28614.0135183-487-145-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium642539.391
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics452916.644--1941415312-917-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum643529.547
247Chicago White Sox372215.5953.01931435011-1011-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park693237.464
369Texas Rangers382216.5793.51881632510-1012-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium673532.522
41018California Angels442123.4777.5189194-513-88-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium663036.455
51121Kansas City Royals331122.33312.098147-496-115-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium703931.557
61222Minnesota Twins401327.32513.5139176-377-135-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium692841.406
71323Seattle Mariners411328.31714.0145206-616-127-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome683137.456
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals352213.629--174142329-513-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II673730.552
236Philadelphia Phillies402416.6000.51691531610-1114-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium673532.522
3513Montreal Expos392118.5383.0158165-78-1213-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium693930.565
4715Pittsburgh Pirates341717.5004.51341161810-86-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium682939.426
51124New York Mets371126.29712.0114171-575-146-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium663036.455
61226Chicago Cubs38929.23714.5107175-681-167-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field652936.446
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers423012.714--1731096416-714-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium683335.485
2411Cincinnati Reds412318.5616.51781661212-711-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium674324.642
3614San Francisco Giants442321.5238.0155148713-1010-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park673334.493
4816Atlanta Braves402020.5009.0158157111-88-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium663036.455
5919Houston Astros422022.47610.01431301311-99-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome684127.603
61020San Diego Padres421725.40513.0148179-319-158-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium682444.353