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Wednesday September 9,1981This 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 1981-09-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians8Baltimore Orioles5BoxBert BlylevenSteve Stone(none)
Seattle Mariners3Chicago White Sox1BoxBob StoddardDennis LampLarry Andersen
Boston Red Sox6Detroit Tigers5BoxBob StanleyDave TobikJohn Tudor
California Angels3Kansas City Royals7BoxRenie MartinDave Frost(none)
Toronto Blue Jays1Minnesota Twins3BoxFernando ArroyoJim ClancyDoug Corbett
Milwaukee Brewers2New York Yankees5BoxTommy JohnPete Vuckovich(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5New York Yankees3BoxMike CaldwellRudy MayRollie Fingers
Texas Rangers9Oakland Athletics4BoxSteve ComerTom Underwood(none)
Houston Astros0Atlanta Braves9BoxPhil NiekroNolan Ryan(none)
San Diego Padres4Cincinnati Reds5BoxTom HumeJohn Urrea(none)
San Francisco Giants6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxAl HollandTom Niedenfuer(none)
Montreal Expos8Philadelphia Phillies11BoxRon ReedWoodie FrymanSparky Lyle
New York Mets5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxTerry LeachPascual PerezRay Searage
Chicago Cubs7St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMike KrukowJohn MartinRandy Martz

Standings as of 1981-09-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Yankees865135.593--3442707424-2127-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschYankee Stadium I21813.381
235Baltimore Orioles834835.5781.53563401619-1929-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium221111.500
347Detroit Tigers875037.5751.53323141823-1827-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium221012.455
458Milwaukee Brewers874938.5632.53943553929-2220-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium22139.591
5711Boston Red Sox854639.5414.54033782525-2121-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park231310.565
6915Cleveland Indians814239.5196.5331334-321-1721-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium221012.455
71426Toronto Blue Jays862957.33722.0273383-11018-2711-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium20812.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics885137.580--3753195620-2131-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum21138.619
2610Texas Rangers834538.5423.53593104919-2126-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium221210.545
3814Chicago White Sox824339.5245.03583144422-2021-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park241113.458
41018California Angels884246.4779.03823612122-2520-21L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium22913.409
51120Kansas City Royals803644.45011.0296330-3421-2215-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium23149.609
61222Seattle Mariners883355.37518.0353442-8918-2515-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome211110.524
71325Minnesota Twins883157.35220.0288394-10611-2519-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium211011.476
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136St. Louis Cardinals784533.577--3483084020-1525-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II241410.583
249Philadelphia Phillies844638.5482.0374372216-2330-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium231310.565
3613Montreal Expos834439.5303.53443212316-2628-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium25169.640
4919Pittsburgh Pirates813843.4698.5323323020-2117-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium21813.381
51021New York Mets823250.39015.0268346-7815-2817-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium21912.429
61123Chicago Cubs843153.36917.0292379-878-2922-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field19712.368
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers875433.621--37527210325-1629-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium23914.391
223Cincinnati Reds855035.5883.03753621323-1827-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium23167.696
3512Houston Astros874740.5407.03082753324-2523-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome23149.609
5716San Francisco Giants884444.50010.53383182022-2622-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park231211.522
4817Atlanta Braves844242.50010.5323333-1023-2118-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium22814.364
61224San Diego Padres873255.36822.0312371-5915-3017-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium23914.391


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ted Cox3B-OF26.228Signed as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
Randy NiemannP25.299Traded by Astros with Kevin Houston and Johnny Ray to Pirates for Phil Garner. 
Jerry TurnerOF27.235Purchased by White Sox from Padres.