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1981 American League Championship SeriesOakland Athletics vs New York Yankees
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Mike Heath 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 ResultNew York Yankees defeated Oakland Athletics 3 games to 0
Most Valuable Player of SeriesGraig Nettles

Oakland Athletics ManagerBilly Martin
New York Yankees ManagerBob Lemon

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Games -- Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats


Game #1 - Tuesday October 13,1981

New York Yankees 3   Oakland Athletics 1

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Game #2 - Wednesday October 14,1981

New York Yankees 13   Oakland Athletics 3

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WP:   George Frazier
LP:   Steve McCatty
SV:   (none)
HR:   Graig Nettles, Lou Piniella

Game #3 - Thursday October 15,1981

New York Yankees 4   Oakland Athletics 0

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WP:   Dave Righetti
LP:   Matt Keough
SV:   (none)
HR:   Willie Randolph

Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Tony ArmasCF-OF27312020000000500000.167.167.167.3342012.286.000.0000.0041.670.000.000.000.00
Rickey HendersonLF-OF22311042101201200000.364.417.7271.1448312.444.363.6368.3316.672.000.000.0075.00
Dave McKay2B-3B31311030001000200000.273.273.273.5463011.333.000.0000.0018.180.000.000.000.00
Kelvin Moore1B2339020000000100000.222.222.222.444209.250.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
Dwayne MurphyOF2638021001002300000.250.400.375.7753110.400.125.37520.0030.001.500.000.0050.00
Mickey Klutts3B2637130000000100000.429.429.429.858307.500.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
Mike HeathC2636120000000100000.333.333.333.666206.400.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Cliff Johnson1B-C3326000000002200000.000.250.000.250008.000.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
Jeff NewmanC-1B3225000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Wayne Gross3B2935000000000000000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Rob PiccioloSS-2B2825110000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Keith Drumright2B2634000000001000000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.25020.000.000.000.000.000.00
Rick BosettiOF2724111000000100000.250.250.500.750214.333.250.2500.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
Fred StanleySS-2B3323010001000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Jim Spencer1B3322000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Mike DavisOF22110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Larry Milbourne2B-SS30313460001000000000.462.462.462.9246013.462.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Dave WinfieldRF29313221002102200000.154.267.231.4983115.182.077.30813.3313.331.000.000.0050.00
Willie Randolph2B26312240012000100000.333.333.583.9167112.300.250.2500.008.330.008.3312.0025.00
Bob Watson1B-OF35312030001000100000.250.250.250.5003012.273.000.0000.008.330.000.000.000.00
Graig Nettles3B36312262019001000000.500.538.9171.45511313.455.417.5007.690.000.007.6912.0050.00
Jerry MumphreyOF28312261000003200000.500.600.5831.1837115.600.083.33320.0013.330.670.000.0016.67
Rick CeroneC27310110000000000000.100.100.100.2001010.100.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Oscar GambleOF3136210001005300000.167.545.167.7121011.333.000.83345.4527.270.600.000.000.00
Lou PiniellaOF3735230013000000000.600.6001.2001.800615.500.600.6000.000.000.0020.005.0033.33
Reggie JacksonOF3524100001101000000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.50020.000.000.000.000.000.00
Bobby MurcerOF3513010000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
Dave Revering1B2822010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Andre RobertsonSS-2B2311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Barry FooteC29210100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Bobby BrownOF27312100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Matt Keough011.081008.1716201.607.560.006.482.160.330.00.00025
Mike Norris013.681007.1632401.137.360.002.454.912.000.00.00026
Steve McCatty0113.501003.1652202.5816.200.005.405.401.000.00.00027
Jeff Jones004.501002.0211001.509.000.004.500.000.000.00.00024
Bob Owchinko005.401001.2310002.5016.200.000.000.0000.00.00026
Tom Underwood0013.502001.1422205.4527.000.0013.5013.501.000.00.00027
Dave Beard0040.501000.25300025.0067.500.000.000.0000.00.00021
Brian Kingman0081.001000.13300030.0081.000.000.000.0000.00.00026
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Tommy John101.501006.0611301.179.000.001.504.503.000.001.00038
Dave Righetti100.001006.0402401.006.000.003.006.002.000.001.00022
George Frazier100.001005.2501501.157.940.001.597.945.000.001.00026
Rudy May008.101003.1630501.9416.200.000.0013.5000.00.00036
Ron Davis000.002003.1002400.650.000.005.4010.802.000.00.00025
Rich Gossage000.002012.2100200.453.370.000.006.7500.00.00029