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1981 National League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    St. Louis Cardinals1025943.578--Whitey Herzog$0Keith Hernandez (864)Jim Kaat (1.45)
    Montreal Expos1086048.5563.0Dick Williams, Jim Fanning$0Andre Dawson (918)Charlie Lea (1.39)
    Philadelphia Phillies1075948.5512.5Dallas Green$0Mike Schmidt (1,080)Nino Espinosa (1.67)
    Pittsburgh Pirates1024656.45113.0Chuck Tanner$0Bill Madlock (907)Rod Scurry (1.54)
    New York Mets1034162.39818.5Joe Torre$0Dave Kingman (782)Randy Jones (1.74)
    Chicago Cubs1033865.36921.5Joey Amalfitano$0Bill Buckner (829)Lynn McGlothen (1.83)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    Cincinnati Reds1086642.611--John McNamara$0George Foster (892)Mike LaCoss (1.69)
    Los Angeles Dodgers*1106347.5734.0Tom Lasorda$0Ron Cey (846)Dave Goltz (1.40)
    Houston Astros1106149.5556.0Bill Virdon$0Art Howe (770)Joe Niekro (1.19)
    San Francisco Giants1115655.50511.5Frank Robinson$0Jack Clark (801)Allen Ripley (1.44)
    Atlanta Braves1065056.47215.0Bobby Cox$0Bob Horner (805)Gaylord Perry (1.37)
    San Diego Padres1104169.37326.0Frank Howard$0Gene Richards (780)Tim Lollar (1.81)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Montreal ExposLost NLCS (Dodgers)
    Philadelphia PhilliesLost in 1st Round (Expos)
    Los Angeles DodgersWon World Series (Yankees)
    Houston AstrosLost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
    1981 National League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Atlanta Braves50561063642395886148226436698393215401838561883.243.303.3496521270
    Chicago Cubs38651033546370838138295734872413426111344533078.236.301.3406411205
    Cincinnati Reds66421083637464972190246442958373755531838534098.267.332.3857171402
    Houston Astros6149110369339494816035453698143340488849793569.257.317.3566731313
    Los Angeles Dodgers63471103751450984133208242773463315501738622783.262.320.3746941403
    Montreal Expos604810835914438831462881407138403684981655633074.246.314.3706841328
    New York Mets416210334933488681363557325103423046031335413478.248.306.3566621245
    Philadelphia Phillies5948107366549110021652569453103463724322342443779.273.337.3897261424
    Pittsburgh Pirates465610235764079201763055384122522784941537543660.257.308.3696771321
    San Diego Padres41691103757382963170353235083623115251439723087.256.311.3466571299
    San Francisco Giants56551113766427941161266339989503865431449652791.250.318.3576751343
    St. Louis Cardinals59431023537464936158455043188453794951641463582.265.333.3777101334
    1981 National League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Atlanta Braves50563.4510611424968886395371643215401.258.240.602.985.02
    Chicago Cubs38654.021036220957838370427573426111.237.880.543.225.75
    Cincinnati Reds66423.73108251020966972464400643755531.399.060.603.495.15
    Houston Astros61492.66110231325990948394293453404881.308.620.413.094.44
    Los Angeles Dodgers63473.01110261524997984450333823315501.328.880.742.994.96
    Montreal Expos60483.3010820823975883443357813684981.288.150.753.404.60
    New York Mets41623.551037124926868348365573046031.278.430.552.955.86
    Philadelphia Phillies59484.05107191239601002491432693724321.439.390.653.494.05
    Pittsburgh Pirates46563.5610211429942920407373552784941.278.790.532.664.72
    San Diego Padres41693.7311093231002963382415323115251.278.650.292.794.72
    San Francisco Giants56553.2811183331009941427368633865431.318.390.563.444.84
    St. Louis Cardinals59433.6310211233943936464380503794951.398.930.483.624.72


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