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1981 South Atlantic League (A)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Many minor leagues standings are actually 2 half-seasons merged into 1 where the winner of each half-season advance to the playoffs. This is done to offset the high volatility of a minor league roster. TBC does not track half-seasons and so the standings below may be a combination and thus playoff participants may not seem logical.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • Northern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Greensboro Hornets*1419843.695--Bob SchaeferMatt Winters (916)Jeff Vanderplas (1.59)
    2Asheville Tourists1427468.52124.5Tom RobsonDan Murphy (1,046)Tim Maki (1.73)
    3Spartanburg Phillies1417170.50427.0Tom HarmonJeff Stone (723)Steven True (1.50)
    4Gastonia Cardinals1446876.47231.5Joseph RigoliLuis Ojeda (764)Russ Davis (1.47)
    5Shelby Mets1425983.41539.5Dan MonzonRandy Milligan (833)Steve Ray (1.81)
    Southern Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamMLB-AffGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Greenwood Pirates1447965.549--Joe FrisinaJoe Orsulak (780)Jeff Horn (1.66)
    2Charleston (sc) Royals1427567.5283.0Rick MathewsBilly Best (758)Francis Cutty (1.88)
    3Florence Blue Jays1386672.47810.0Dennis HolmbergRocket Wheeler (746)Matt Nawrocki (1.54)
    4Macon Peaches1416279.44015.5Tom KotchmanBob Melvin (754)William Davis (1.63)
    5Anderson Braves1435786.39921.5Sonny JacksonRick Siriano (780)Robert Kennedy (1.97)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Greensboro HornetsLeague Champions
    Greenwood PiratesLost in Finals
    1981 South Atlantic League Batting Totals
    TeamOrgWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Anderson BravesATL57861434593615107417035415111355258376250116541 .234.318.3136311437
    Asheville TouristsTEX746814247247741256223361156761124560078049325233 .266.346.4017471896
    Charleston (sc) RoyalsKCA75671424818632120918439515231385256178151183936 .251.327.3376641624
    Florence Blue JaysTOR6672138450562810951932776518984253291036165128 .243.321.3496701570
    Gastonia CardinalsSLN6876144465854110781823447454792048685741244537 .231.302.3156171469
    Greensboro HornetsNYA984314145377881223197311477131046464986861171853 .270.357.4247811923
    Greenwood PiratesPIT79651445054705134219050565861575941092241293952 .266.318.3566741800
    Macon PeachesDET62791414603647115816128895771124154785339164837 .252.329.3576861642
    Shelby MetsNYN59831424504634107513737615102045868890738155330 .239.338.3266641469
    Spartanburg PhilliesPHI71701414450641102218935635062747858695247162333 .230.317.3306471470
    1981 South Atlantic League Pitching Totals
    TeamOrgWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Anderson BravesATL57864.111433961512471074615570415837621.337.750.304.215.50
    Asheville TouristsTEX74683.9114223221123612567745371156007801.509.150.844.375.68
    Charleston (sc) RoyalsKCA75673.671421112912171209632496515617811.458.940.384.155.78
    Florence Blue JaysTOR66723.831382571611681095628497765329101.398.440.594.107.01
    Gastonia CardinalsSLN68763.111443792312331078541426474868571.277.870.343.556.26
    Greensboro HornetsNYA98433.2714136935117312237884261476498681.609.381.134.986.66
    Greenwood PiratesPIT79653.581444542813181342705525564109221.339.160.382.806.30
    Macon PeachesDET62794.081412051811961158647542895478531.438.710.674.126.42
    Shelby MetsNYN59834.201422901712031075634561616889071.478.040.465.156.79
    Spartanburg PhilliesPHI71703.571412472012011022641477635869521.347.660.474.397.13


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