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1981 American League Divisional SeriesOakland Athletics vs Kansas City Royals
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Dave McKay played for OAK in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultOakland Athletics defeated Kansas City Royals 3 games to 0

Oakland Athletics ManagerBilly Martin
Kansas City Royals ManagerDick Howser

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Game #1 - Tuesday October 6,1981

Oakland Athletics 4   Kansas City Royals 0

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WP:   Mike Norris
LP:   Dennis Leonard
SV:   (none)
HR:   Dwayne Murphy, Wayne Gross

Game #2 - Wednesday October 7,1981

Oakland Athletics 2   Kansas City Royals 1

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WP:   Steve McCatty
LP:   Mike Jones
SV:   (none)

Game #3 - Friday October 9,1981

Oakland Athletics 4   Kansas City Royals 1

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Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Rickey HendersonLF-OF22311320000202000000.182.308.182.4902013.182.000.36415.380.000.000.000.000.00
Dave McKay2B-3B31311130011001100000.273.333.545.8786112.222.272.3648.338.331.008.3311.0033.33
Dwayne MurphyOF26311461012001100000.545.583.9091.49210212.556.364.4558.338.331.008.3311.0033.33
Tony ArmasCF-OF27311162003001100000.545.583.7271.3108212.600.182.2738.338.331.000.000.0033.33
Kelvin Moore1B2328000000000200000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Mike HeathC2628000000000100000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Cliff Johnson1B-C3327021000000100000.286.286.429.715317.333.143.1430.0014.290.000.000.0050.00
Mickey Klutts3B2627010000000100000.143.143.143.286107.167.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
Fred StanleySS-2B3336000000001100000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.16714.2914.291.000.000.000.00
Wayne Gross3B2925120013000000000.400.4001.0001.400515.250.600.6000.000.000.0020.005.0050.00
Jim Spencer1B3314011000000000000.250.250.500.750214.250.250.2500.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Keith Drumright2B2614010000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Jeff NewmanC-1B3213000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Rob PiccioloSS-2B2813010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Willie WilsonOF25313040001000000000.308.308.308.6164013.308.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Amos OtisOF34312000001000400000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
George Brett3B-1B28312020000000000000.167.167.167.3342012.167.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Clint HurdleOF23311030000001100000.273.333.273.6063012.300.000.0918.338.331.000.000.000.00
Frank White2B30311120000001100000.182.250.182.4322012.200.000.0918.338.331.000.000.000.00
Hal McRaeOF35311011000001100000.091.167.182.3492112.100.091.1828.338.331.000.000.00100.00
John WathanC-1B31310130000001100000.300.364.300.6643011.333.000.1009.099.091.000.000.000.00
Willie Aikens1B2639030000003200000.333.500.333.8333012.429.000.33325.0016.670.670.000.000.00
U.L. WashingtonSS2739020000000100000.222.222.222.444209.250.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Steve McCatty101.001109.0614301.116.000.004.003.000.750.001.00027
Rick Langford101.291007.01010301.4312.860.000.003.8600.001.00029
Mike Norris100.001105.1403201.376.750.005.063.380.670.001.00026
Dave Beard000.001013.2000200.000.000.000.004.9100.00.00021
Tom Underwood000.001000.1000100.000.000.000.0027.0000.00.00027
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Dennis Leonard011.131008.0711301.007.880.001.133.383.000.00.00030
Mike Jones012.451007.1920201.2711.050.000.002.4500.00.00021
Renie Martin000.002005.0102200.601.800.003.603.601.000.00.00025
Larry Gura0120.251001.1733309.0947.250.0020.2520.251.000.00.00033
Dan Quisenberry000.001000.11000010.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.00028