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Wednesday August 26,1981This 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 1981-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers1BoxLarry GuraAurelio Lopez(none)
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees3BoxRich GossageAlbert Williams(none)
San Diego Padres7Chicago Cubs9BoxLee SmithJohn Curtis(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Montreal Expos6BoxBill GullicksonMario Soto(none)
Houston Astros9New York Mets3BoxDon SuttonPat Zachry(none)
Atlanta Braves5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRick CampRon Reed(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers16Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxJerry ReussRick Rhoden(none)
San Francisco Giants4St. Louis Cardinals9BoxJoaquin AndujarGary LavelleBruce Sutter

Standings as of 1981-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles694029.580--2912761519-1921-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium361917.528
258Detroit Tigers734231.575--2862671916-1426-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium361818.500
3610New York Yankees724131.5690.52732393416-1825-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I351817.514
4711Milwaukee Brewers734132.5621.03242982623-1818-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium362115.583
5813Boston Red Sox713734.5214.0327322523-2014-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park372215.595
61018Cleveland Indians673235.4787.0253274-2120-1512-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium362016.556
71426Toronto Blue Jays732350.31519.0235343-10813-2210-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium331419.424
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics744529.608--3142496516-1429-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum351916.543
225Chicago White Sox684028.5882.03252507522-2018-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park381424.368
347Texas Rangers694029.5802.53132555816-1724-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium361719.472
4915California Angels743836.5147.03423093318-1520-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium361323.361
51120Kansas City Royals672839.41813.5247290-4319-219-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium362214.611
61222Seattle Mariners742846.37817.0297360-6313-1615-30L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome351619.457
71325Minnesota Twins742450.32421.0234329-9511-2512-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium351718.486
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals653926.600--2992504914-1125-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II372017.541
249Philadelphia Phillies704030.5711.5306303314-1826-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium371918.514
3512Montreal Expos693831.5513.02822562614-2224-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium392217.564
4817Pittsburgh Pirates663234.4857.52732601316-1415-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium361422.389
51021New York Mets682642.38214.5231295-6413-2313-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium351520.429
61123Chicago Cubs702545.35716.5248327-792-2122-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field331320.394
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers734627.630--3222358725-1621-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium371720.459
234Cincinnati Reds714229.5923.03052941119-1423-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium372413.649
3614Atlanta Braves723735.5148.5282291-921-1715-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium341321.382
4716Houston Astros723636.5009.52552381720-2116-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome382513.658
5919San Francisco Giants753540.46712.0282281121-2414-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park362115.583
61224San Diego Padres732647.35620.0252307-5514-2812-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium371522.405