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Thursday June 4,1981This 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 1981-06-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2Chicago White Sox4BoxRichard DotsonRick LangfordEd Farmer
Boston Red Sox6Cleveland Indians5BoxMike TorrezDan SpillnerTom Burgmeier
Texas Rangers3Minnesota Twins7BoxFernando ArroyoJon Matlack(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees12BoxGene NelsonDave Ford(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxKent TekulveLynn McGlothen(none)
Houston Astros5San Diego Padres7BoxSteve MuraJoe NiekroGary Lucas
Montreal Expos1St. Louis Cardinals4BoxLary SorensenBill Gullickson(none)

Standings as of 1981-06-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles472819.596--2091783111-1217-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium583127.534
234New York Yankees492920.592--1921751713-1316-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I583028.517
3610Milwaukee Brewers492821.5711.02231982514-1014-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium603426.567
4711Boston Red Sox492722.5512.0233233015-1012-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park593227.542
5814Cleveland Indians442420.5452.51631521114-710-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium592831.475
6917Detroit Tigers502525.5004.5194206-1213-1312-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium593524.593
71425Toronto Blue Jays511635.31414.0170227-579-157-20L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium552134.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics543321.611--2301765415-1218-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum553124.564
246Chicago White Sox462719.5872.02261735313-1114-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park602733.450
357Texas Rangers482820.5832.02281943412-1116-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium572928.509
41018California Angels532627.4916.5227227017-109-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium572532.439
51120Kansas City Royals431726.39510.5145194-4910-147-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium603327.550
61222Seattle Mariners511833.35313.5191253-629-159-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome582632.448
71324Minnesota Twins501634.32015.0171216-458-167-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium592534.424
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Philadelphia Phillies492920.592--2162051111-1318-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium583028.517
249St. Louis Cardinals452619.5781.02071881910-1016-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II573324.579
3512Montreal Expos492722.5512.019419049-1518-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium593326.559
4613Pittsburgh Pirates442420.5452.51911553614-119-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium582236.379
51123New York Mets461630.34811.5164211-476-1610-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium572532.439
61226Chicago Cubs481137.22917.5149238-892-218-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field552728.491
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers513417.667--2161467017-917-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium592930.492
238Cincinnati Reds502921.5804.52302191115-1014-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium583721.638
3715Atlanta Braves492524.5108.0189195-614-1110-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium572532.439
4816Houston Astros512625.5108.01751591614-1212-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome593524.593
5919San Francisco Giants532627.4919.0203196713-1313-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park583028.517
61021San Diego Padres512031.39214.0177209-329-1811-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium592138.356


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby BondsOF35.081Purchased by Cubs from Rangers.