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Thursday August 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 1981-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles6BoxScott McGregorKen Forsch(none)
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox6BoxBob StanleyTom Underwood(none)
New York Yankees1Chicago White Sox3BoxLaMarr HoytRon Davis(none)
Seattle Mariners2Cleveland Indians12BoxBert BlylevenMike Parrott(none)
Texas Rangers5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxDanny DarwinMike Caldwell(none)
Detroit Tigers3Minnesota Twins4BoxPete RedfernKevin Saucier(none)
Kansas City Royals11Toronto Blue Jays5BoxRenie MartinJim Clancy(none)
Chicago Cubs0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxFernando ValenzuelaRandy Martz(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Montreal Expos12BoxRay BurrisFrank Pastore(none)
Houston Astros2New York Mets3BoxMike MarshallJoe SambitoNeil Allen
St. Louis Cardinals3San Diego Padres2BoxJim KaatJohn Curtis(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4San Francisco Giants5BoxAl HollandDon Robinson(none)

Standings as of 1981-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Baltimore Orioles704129.586--2972781919-1922-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium351817.514
259Detroit Tigers744232.5681.02892711816-1526-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium351817.514
3610New York Yankees734132.5621.52742423216-1925-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I341816.529
4712Milwaukee Brewers744133.5542.03253032223-1818-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium352114.600
5813Boston Red Sox723834.5284.0333327623-2015-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park362115.583
61017Cleveland Indians683335.4857.0265276-1120-1513-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium351916.543
71426Toronto Blue Jays742351.31120.0240354-11413-2210-29L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics754530.600--3192556416-1529-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341915.559
224Chicago White Sox694128.5941.03282517722-2019-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park371324.351
346Texas Rangers704129.5861.53182566217-1724-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium351619.457
4915California Angels753837.5077.03443152918-1620-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium351322.371
51120Kansas City Royals682939.42612.5258295-3720-219-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium352114.600
61222Seattle Mariners752847.37317.0299372-7313-1715-30L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome341618.471
71325Minnesota Twins752550.33320.0238332-9411-2513-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium341618.471
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals664026.606--3022525015-1125-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II361917.528
248Philadelphia Phillies704030.5712.0306303314-1826-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium371918.514
3511Montreal Expos703931.5573.02942563814-2225-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium382117.553
4818Pittsburgh Pirates673235.4788.52772651216-1515-21L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium351421.400
51021New York Mets692742.39114.5234297-6313-2314-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium341420.412
61123Chicago Cubs712546.35217.5248333-852-2222-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field321319.406
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers744727.635--3282359325-1622-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium361620.444
237Cincinnati Reds724230.5834.0305306-119-1523-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium362412.667
3614Atlanta Braves723735.5149.0282291-921-1715-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium341321.382
4716Houston Astros733637.49310.52572411620-2216-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome372512.676
5919San Francisco Giants763640.47412.0287285221-2415-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park352015.571
61224San Diego Padres742648.35121.0254310-5614-2812-20L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium361521.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill BonhamP32.330Released by Reds. 
Tim HosleyC34.109Released by Athletics.