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Wednesday May 27,1981This 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 1981-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles6BoxTippy MartinezRich Gossage(none)
Cleveland Indians5Boston Red Sox10BoxMark ClearBert Blyleven(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3California Angels1BoxDave StiebKen Forsch(none)
Detroit Tigers1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxRandy LerchHoward Bailey(none)
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics0BoxRoss BaumgartenRick LangfordLaMarr Hoyt
Kansas City Royals8Seattle Mariners5BoxPaul SplittorffFloyd BannisterDan Quisenberry
Minnesota Twins2Texas Rangers1BoxJerry KoosmanDanny DarwinDoug Corbett
Los Angeles Dodgers2Atlanta Braves3BoxRick CampSteve Howe(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs2BoxPascual PerezRick Reuschel(none)
San Francisco Giants2Cincinnati Reds3BoxMario SotoDoyle Alexander(none)
San Diego Padres0Houston Astros1BoxBob KnepperChris Welsh(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos4BoxCharlie LeaJohn MartinBill Lee
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Mets3BoxPat ZachryLarry Christenson(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles412714.659--1921454711-916-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium643232.500
245Cleveland Indians372215.5953.01421281414-78-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium663036.455
3611Milwaukee Brewers422418.5713.51911741711-713-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium673829.567
4712Boston Red Sox432419.5584.0209208113-911-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park653530.538
5813New York Yankees422319.5484.5160157310-1213-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I653629.554
6918Detroit Tigers432122.4887.0169179-1011-1110-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium663927.591
71425Toronto Blue Jays451431.31115.0147190-439-155-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium612338.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics483018.625--2001505012-918-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum613427.557
234Chicago White Sox402416.6002.02021495313-1111-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park663036.455
356Texas Rangers412417.5852.51951692610-1014-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium643331.516
41019California Angels472225.4687.5196206-1013-89-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium632934.460
51121Kansas City Royals371324.35111.5114168-548-135-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium663729.561
61222Seattle Mariners451530.33313.5166222-566-129-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome642935.453
71323Minnesota Twins431429.32613.5145183-388-155-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium662739.409
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Philadelphia Phillies432518.581--180174611-1314-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium643430.531
249St. Louis Cardinals382216.5790.5181155269-813-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II643727.578
3510Montreal Expos422418.5710.5171172-18-1216-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium663630.545
4614Pittsburgh Pirates371918.5143.01521322012-96-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium652738.415
51124New York Mets401327.32510.5135182-475-148-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium632835.444
61226Chicago Cubs411031.24414.0123193-701-168-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field622834.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers443113.705--1821136917-814-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium663234.485
227Cincinnati Reds432518.5815.51871711612-713-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium654124.631
3715Houston Astros452322.5118.51511331811-912-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome653827.585
5816San Francisco Giants462323.5009.0160157313-1210-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park653332.508
4917Atlanta Braves422121.5009.0162166-411-89-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium642935.453
61020San Diego Padres451728.37814.5151187-369-188-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium652441.369


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave RobertsP36.258Released by Mets.