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Friday May 29,1981This 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 1981-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles6BoxDennis MartinezDan SchatzederTippy Martinez
Milwaukee Brewers5Boston Red Sox4BoxRollie FingersTom Burgmeier(none)
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians2BoxDave RighettiRick WaitsRich Gossage
Kansas City Royals3Minnesota Twins1BoxRich GaleFernando ArroyoDan Quisenberry
Seattle Mariners5Texas Rangers4BoxDick DragoBob BabcockBob Galasso
Oakland Athletics3Toronto Blue Jays6BoxJim ClancyMatt KeoughRoy Lee Jackson
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBob WelchMike LaCossSteve Howe
Pittsburgh Pirates2Montreal Expos3BoxScott SandersonJim BibbyBill Lee
Chicago Cubs1New York Mets6BoxMike ScottRandy Martz(none)
St. Louis Cardinals11Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBob ForschNino EspinosaMark Littell
Atlanta Braves7San Diego Padres1BoxPhil NiekroRick WiseRick Camp
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants3BoxVida BlueDon SuttonAl Holland

Standings as of 1981-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles422814.667--1981504811-917-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium633132.492
245Milwaukee Brewers442618.5913.02031792412-714-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium653629.554
369Cleveland Indians382216.5794.01441331114-78-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium653035.462
4712New York Yankees432419.5584.5165159611-1213-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I643529.547
5813Boston Red Sox442420.5455.0213213013-911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park643529.547
61019Detroit Tigers452124.4678.5175192-1711-1310-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium643925.609
71324Toronto Blue Jays461531.32615.0153193-409-156-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium602238.367
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics493019.612--2031564712-1018-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum603426.567
234Chicago White Sox402416.6001.52021495313-1111-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park663036.455
358Texas Rangers432518.5812.02051762910-1015-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium623230.516
4918California Angels472225.4687.0196206-1013-89-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium632934.460
51121Kansas City Royals381424.36810.5117169-529-135-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium653629.554
61222Seattle Mariners461630.34812.5171226-557-129-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome632835.444
71425Minnesota Twins451431.31114.0148192-448-165-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium642737.422
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126St. Louis Cardinals392316.590--1921593310-813-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II633627.571
237Montreal Expos432518.581--17417408-1217-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium653530.538
3511Philadelphia Phillies442519.5680.5184185-111-1314-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium633429.540
4715Pittsburgh Pirates392019.5133.01631392413-106-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium632637.413
51123New York Mets411427.34110.0141183-425-149-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium622735.435
61226Chicago Cubs431033.23315.0128208-801-178-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field602832.467
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers463214.696--1911246717-915-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium643133.484
2410Cincinnati Reds452619.5785.51961801612-814-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium634023.635
3614Atlanta Braves442321.5238.0178171712-810-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium622735.435
4817Houston Astros462323.5009.01521361611-1012-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome643826.594
5916San Francisco Giants482424.5009.0167165213-1311-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park633231.508
61020San Diego Padres461729.37015.0152194-429-188-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium642440.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dan NormanOF26.138Traded by Mets with Jeff Reardon to Expos for Ellis Valentine. 
Jeff ReardonP25.241Traded by Mets with Dan Norman to Expos for Ellis Valentine. 
Ellis ValentineOF26.303Traded by Expos to Mets for Dan Norman and Jeff Reardon.