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Saturday August 22,1981This 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 1981-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2California Angels3BoxDon AaseSid Monge(none)
Texas Rangers0Detroit Tigers2BoxDan PetryRick HoneycuttKevin Saucier
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxRollie FingersDon Cooper(none)
Kansas City Royals0New York Yankees5BoxRick ReuschelPaul SplittorffGeorge Frazier
Baltimore Orioles0Oakland Athletics2BoxRick LangfordScott McGregor(none)
Boston Red Sox5Seattle Mariners3BoxBob OjedaJim BeattieMark Clear
Chicago White Sox8Toronto Blue Jays0BoxBritt BurnsJim Clancy(none)
Montreal Expos5Atlanta Braves4BoxStan BahnsenSteve BedrosianJeff Reardon
Montreal Expos1Atlanta Braves9BoxJohn MontefuscoCharlie LeaRick Camp
San Francisco Giants2Chicago Cubs1BoxVida BlueDoug BirdGreg Minton
New York Mets7Cincinnati Reds4BoxDan BoitanoFrank PastoreNeil Allen
Houston Astros4Philadelphia Phillies8BoxDick RuthvenJoe Niekro(none)
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJohn CurtisKent TekulveGary Lucas
Los Angeles Dodgers3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxFernando ValenzuelaBob ForschDave Stewart

Standings as of 1981-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers694029.580--2742502416-1424-15W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium402020.500
259New York Yankees683929.5740.52602312916-1823-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I392019.513
3610Baltimore Orioles663729.5611.5266259716-1921-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium392217.564
4711Milwaukee Brewers703931.5571.53102842623-1816-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium392316.590
5813Boston Red Sox683632.5293.5307301622-1814-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park402317.575
61019Cleveland Indians643034.4697.5241255-1418-1412-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium392217.564
71324Toronto Blue Jays702347.32917.5232321-8913-2210-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium361422.389
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics714427.620--2942365816-1428-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum382018.526
225Chicago White Sox653827.5853.03032426120-1918-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park411625.390
347Texas Rangers663828.5763.53002495114-1624-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium391920.487
4915California Angels713635.5078.03232903318-1518-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium391524.385
51120Kansas City Royals632637.41314.0234275-4117-199-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium402416.600
61221Seattle Mariners712843.39416.0279335-5613-1615-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome381622.421
71426Minnesota Twins702248.31421.5221316-959-2312-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium391920.487
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134St. Louis Cardinals613625.590--2752344114-1122-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II412318.561
248Philadelphia Phillies663828.5760.5288281714-1824-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium412120.512
3512Montreal Expos663630.5452.52662531314-2122-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium422418.571
4717Pittsburgh Pirates623131.5005.52552302516-1414-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium401525.375
51123New York Mets642440.37513.5223281-5812-2212-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium391722.436
61225Chicago Cubs662145.31817.5220304-842-2118-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field371720.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers694326.623--2872117622-1521-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium412021.488
223Cincinnati Reds674126.6121.03002762419-1222-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium412516.610
3614Houston Astros693534.5078.02452271819-1916-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome412615.634
4816Atlanta Braves683434.5008.5258278-2019-1614-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium381622.421
5918San Francisco Giants713437.47910.0268262620-2114-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park402218.550
61022San Diego Padres692643.37717.0232280-4814-2412-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium411526.366