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MLB Games on Thursday September 17, 1981

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Detroit TigersAL1Boston Red SoxAL6Box | PBP916,832Fenway ParkNight3:06Bob OjedaMilt WilcoxBill CampbellRice
Baltimore OriolesAL6Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP93,272Cleveland StadiumNight2:53Scott McGregorLen BarkerTim Stoddard---
Atlanta BravesNL0Los Angeles DodgersNL2Box | PBP946,168Dodger StadiumNight2:36Fernando ValenzuelaRick Mahler------
St. Louis CardinalsNL7Montreal ExposNL4Box | PBP926,390Olympic StadiumNight2:29Joaquin AndujarSteve Rogers---Cromartie, Dawson, Porter
Philadelphia PhilliesNL3New York MetsNL2Box | PBP95,501Shea StadiumNight2:19Dickie NolesMike ScottRon Reed---
Houston AstrosNL9San Diego PadresNL0Box | PBP92,428Jack Murphy StadiumNight2:14Joe NiekroSteve Mura------
Cincinnati RedsNL1San Francisco GiantsNL0Box | PBP104,721Candlestick ParkNight2:53Tom SeaverAl HollandTom Hume---
7 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, September 17, 1981

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East114New York Yankees925438.587-3722868625-2329-1515510.333
AL East236Baltimore Orioles895138.5731.53753641122-2129-171688.500
AL East348Detroit Tigers945341.5642.03653501523-2230-191578.467
AL East457Milwaukee Brewers945341.5642.04193853429-2224-191596.600
AL East569Boston Red Sox925141.5543.04304012926-2325-181688.500
AL East6916Cleveland Indians874344.4948.5361373-1222-2021-241697.563
AL East71426Toronto Blue Jays923260.34822.0288404-11618-2714-331459.357
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West125Oakland Athletics945440.574-3953455022-2232-1815105.667
AL West2712Texas Rangers894841.5393.53953356021-2227-191697.563
AL West3814Chicago White Sox894643.5175.53923454725-2421-191789.471
AL West41019Kansas City Royals864145.4779.0317347-3026-2315-221798.529
AL West51120California Angels944351.45711.04043921222-2521-261688.500
AL West61221Minnesota Twins943658.38318.0315413-9813-2622-3315510.333
AL West71323Seattle Mariners943559.37219.0372460-8819-2716-321596.600
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East133St. Louis Cardinals865135.593-3833295423-1728-181688.500
NL East2511Philadelphia Phillies904941.5444.0396389719-2630-1517107.588
NL East3613Montreal Expos914843.5275.53763562018-2730-1617125.706
NL East4918Pittsburgh Pirates854144.4829.5340337321-2119-2417512.294
NL East51022New York Mets883355.37519.0282368-8615-3118-241587.533
NL East61124Chicago Cubs883256.36420.0306404-988-2923-281569.400
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West111Los Angeles Dodgers945836.617-40329810527-1931-1716511.313
NL West222Cincinnati Reds925537.5982.04023871526-1929-1816115.688
NL West3410Houston Astros945242.5536.03382875126-2526-171697.563
NL West4715San Francisco Giants954748.49511.53623471522-2925-191697.563
NL West5817Atlanta Braves914447.48412.5345359-1423-2520-231569.400
NL West61225San Diego Padres943460.36224.0338410-7216-3218-281679.438
26 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season