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1981 Boston Red SoxGame Log
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Dave Stapleton played for the 1981 Boston Red Sox
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRed Sox
LocationBoston,Massachusetts
Record59-49 (5th in American League East)League Rank6thMLB Rank12th
ManagerRalph HoukGeneral ManagerHaywood Sullivan
CoachesTommy Harper (First Base Coach), Walt Hriniak (Hitting Coach), Johnny Pesky (Bench Coach), Lee Stange (Pitching Coach), Eddie Yost (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickSteve Lyons (#19)
Attendance1,060,379
Minor League AffiliatesPawtucket Red Sox (AAA) 67-73 ... Bristol Red Sox (AA) 79-58 ... Winter Haven Red Sox (A+) 62-77 ... Winston-Salem Red Sox (A+) 72-67 ... Elmira Pioneers (A-) 25-48 ...
Years Available1901-2018

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1981 Boston Red Sox Game Log

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Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-04-10FriCHAALHD1L3-59box - pbpL10-149193:0535,154Dennis EckersleyBritt Burns (L)LaMarr HoytBob StanleyEd Farmer
1981-04-12SunCHAALHD2W5-49box - pbpW11-159132:2421,439Frank TananaRichard Dotson (R)Mark ClearEd FarmerNone
1981-04-13MonBALALHD3L1-59box - pbpL11-2610222:348,551Steve CrawfordJim Palmer (R)Tim StoddardSteve CrawfordNone
1981-04-15WedBALALHD4W7-29box - pbpW12-246122:318,925Mike TorrezDennis Martinez (R)Bob StanleyDennis MartinezNone
1981-04-17FriCHAALAD5W8-59box - pbpW23-245103:0430,458Dennis EckersleyRichard Dotson (R)Dennis EckersleyRichard DotsonTom Burgmeier
1981-04-18SatCHAALAD6L1-29box - pbpL13-346122:2736,782Frank TananaSteve Trout (L)Steve TroutFrank TananaLaMarr Hoyt
1981-04-19SunCHAALAD7W9-49box - pbpW14-32383:089,528Steve CrawfordRoss Baumgarten (L)Bob StanleyRoss BaumgartenTom Burgmeier
1981-04-20MonTEXALHD8W4-29box - pbpW25-32372:1826,844Mike TorrezDoc Medich (R)Mike TorrezDoc MedichNone
1981-04-21TueTEXALHD9W10-49box - pbpW36-31252:3213,233John TudorFergie Jenkins (R)John TudorFergie JenkinsNone
1981-04-22WedTEXALHD10L8-169box - pbpL16-43582:5015,699Dennis EckersleyDanny Darwin (R)Danny DarwinDennis EckersleyNone
1981-04-25SatBALALAD11L2-79box - pbpL26-535122:2919,634Frank TananaMike Flanagan (L)Mike FlanaganFrank TananaNone
1981-04-26SunBALALAD12W7-59box - pbpW17-52482:3924,922Dennis EckersleyJim Palmer (R)Dennis EckersleyTim StoddardNone
1981-04-27MonTEXALAN13L0-109box - pbpL17-646112:0011,862Mike TorrezDoc Medich (R)Doc MedichMike TorrezNone
1981-04-28TueTEXALAN14L0-99box - pbpL27-748142:1211,898Steve CrawfordFergie Jenkins (R)Steve ComerSteve CrawfordNone
1981-04-29WedTEXALAN15L0-59box - pbpL37-848152:0511,632John TudorDanny Darwin (R)Danny DarwinJohn TudorNone
1981-04-30ThuMINALHD16L4-89box - pbpL47-959162:2515,506Frank TananaRoger Erickson (R)Roger EricksonFrank TananaNone
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-05-01FriMINALHD17L1-69box - pbpL57-10610182:1715,715Dennis EckersleyFernando Arroyo (R)Fernando ArroyoDennis EckersleyNone
1981-05-02SatMINALHD18L2-119box - pbpL67-11611192:3016,940Mike TorrezAlbert Williams (R)Albert WilliamsMike TorrezNone
1981-05-03SunMINALHD19L1-39box - pbpL77-12611202:2615,608Steve CrawfordPete Redfern (R)Pete RedfernSteve CrawfordDoug Corbett
1981-05-04MonKCAALAN20W8-712box - pbpW18-12611194:0425,688John TudorRich Gale (R)Tom BurgmeierDan QuisenberryMark Clear
1981-05-05TueKCAALAN21L1-29box - pbpL18-13611202:0721,708Frank TananaLarry Gura (L)Larry GuraFrank TananaNone
1981-05-06WedKCAALAN22W3-19box - pbpW19-13610192:3021,400Dennis EckersleyDennis Leonard (R)Dennis EckersleyDennis LeonardNone
1981-05-08FriTORALAN23W4-29box - pbpW210-13610192:2915,106Mike TorrezMark Bomback (R)Mike TorrezMark BombackTom Burgmeier
1981-05-09SatTORALAD24W10-39box - pbpW311-1359172:3216,040Steve CrawfordJim Clancy (R)Bob StanleyJim ClancyNone
1981-05-10SunTORALAD25W9-510box - pbpW412-1359162:4417,411Frank TananaJerry Garvin (L)Tom BurgmeierRoy Lee JacksonNone
1981-05-11MonTORALAN26W7-69box - pbpW513-1358143:0911,315Dennis EckersleyJackson Todd (R)Mark ClearMike WillisNone
1981-05-12TueMINALAN27L3-410box - pbpL113-1459162:273,572John TudorRoger Erickson (R)Doug CorbettTom BurgmeierNone
1981-05-13WedMINALAN28W5-29box - pbpW114-1449142:224,077Mike TorrezFernando Arroyo (R)Mike TorrezFernando ArroyoMark Clear
1981-05-14ThuMINALAD29W9-711box - pbpW215-1448143:134,884Frank TananaAlbert Williams (R)Bill CampbellDon CooperNone
1981-05-15FriKCAALHN30W4-39box - pbpW316-1446122:5522,943Steve CrawfordRich Gale (R)Mark ClearRenie MartinNone
1981-05-16SatKCAALHD31L6-79box - pbpL116-1547142:2626,107Dennis EckersleyLarry Gura (L)Larry GuraDennis EckersleyDan Quisenberry
1981-05-17SunKCAALHD32L4-59box - pbpL216-1659152:4526,723John TudorDennis Leonard (R)Dennis LeonardTom BurgmeierDan Quisenberry
1981-05-18MonSEAALHN33W8-59box - pbpW117-1659153:0612,044Mike TorrezBryan Clark (L)Mark ClearDick DragoBill Campbell
1981-05-19TueSEAALHN34W4-09box - pbpW218-1658132:2112,768Frank TananaMike Parrott (R)Frank TananaMike ParrottNone
1981-05-20WedOAKALHN35W5-39box - pbpW319-1657132:3623,007Steve CrawfordSteve McCatty (R)Bob StanleySteve McCattyTom Burgmeier
1981-05-21ThuOAKALHN36W3-09box - pbpW420-1657112:3523,145Dennis EckersleyBrian Kingman (R)Dennis EckersleyBrian KingmanNone
1981-05-22FriMILALAN37W7-39box - pbpW521-1646102:3723,007John TudorMoose Haas (R)John TudorMoose HaasNone
1981-05-23SatMILALAD38W8-19box - pbpW622-164692:3435,254Mike TorrezRandy Lerch (L)Mike TorrezRandy LerchMark Clear
1981-05-24SunMILALAD39L1-214box - pbpL122-1858123:560Frank TananaMike Caldwell (L)Jamie EasterlyBob StanleyNone
1981-05-24SunMILALAN40L7-109box - pbpL222-1858122:3834,992Chuck RaineyJim Slaton (R)Moose HaasBob StanleyNone
1981-05-25MonCLEALHN41W8-79box - pbpW123-1847113:0220,860Steve CrawfordLen Barker (R)Mark ClearSid MongeNone
1981-05-26TueCLEALHN42L2-59box - pbpL123-1958132:2216,986Dennis EckersleyWayne Garland (R)Wayne GarlandDennis EckersleyDan Spillner
1981-05-27WedCLEALHN43W10-59box - pbpW124-1947122:4917,294John TudorBert Blyleven (R)Mark ClearBert BlylevenNone
1981-05-29FriMILALHN44L4-59box - pbpL124-2058132:3722,794Mike TorrezJim Slaton (R)Rollie FingersTom BurgmeierNone
1981-05-30SatMILALHD45W7-610box - pbpW125-2058132:5723,718Frank TananaMoose Haas (R)Mark ClearRollie FingersNone
1981-05-31SunMILALHD46L2-59box - pbpL125-2158132:2123,781Steve CrawfordPete Vuckovich (R)Pete VuckovichSteve CrawfordNone
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-06-02TueCLEALAN47W4-09box - pbpW126-2147122:046,315Dennis EckersleyBert Blyleven (R)Dennis EckersleyBert BlylevenNone
1981-06-03WedCLEALAN48L1-49box - pbpL126-2258132:209,710John TudorRick Waits (L)Rick WaitsJohn TudorSid Monge
1981-06-04ThuCLEALAN49W6-59box - pbpW127-2247112:3511,797Mike TorrezDan Spillner (R)Mike TorrezDan SpillnerTom Burgmeier
1981-06-05FriOAKALAN50W4-19box - pbpW228-2247112:2630,251Frank TananaMatt Keough (R)Frank TananaMatt KeoughBill Campbell
1981-06-06SatOAKALAD51L2-69box - pbpL128-2358122:4340,122Steve CrawfordMike Norris (R)Mike NorrisSteve CrawfordNone
1981-06-07SunOAKALAD52L3-411box - pbpL228-2458133:1327,384Dennis EckersleyTom Underwood (L)Dave HeaverloMark ClearNone
1981-06-08MonSEAALAN53L0-29box - pbpL328-2558132:059,771John TudorFloyd Bannister (L)Floyd BannisterJohn TudorNone
1981-06-09TueSEAALAN54W10-19box - pbpW129-2547122:089,968Mike TorrezBryan Clark (L)Mike TorrezBryan ClarkNone
1981-06-10WedSEAALAN55W4-29box - pbpW230-2536102:238,574Frank TananaBrian Allard (R)Frank TananaBrian AllardBill Campbell
1981-06-11ThuCALALAN56L2-79box - pbpL130-2658132:0628,191Chuck RaineyKen Forsch (R)Ken ForschChuck RaineyNone
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-08-10MonCHAALHN57L1-79box - pbpL230-2758132:5220,227Dennis EckersleyRichard Dotson (R)Dennis LampDennis EckersleyNone
1981-08-11TueCHAALHN58L2-49box - pbpL330-2858142:3717,889Mike TorrezRoss Baumgarten (L)Steve TroutBob StanleyEd Farmer
1981-08-12WedCHAALHN59W8-19box - pbpW131-2858132:4720,257Bob OjedaBritt Burns (L)Bob OjedaLaMarr HoytNone
1981-08-13ThuCHAALHD60W9-69box - pbpW232-2847123:0318,683Steve CrawfordReggie Patterson (R)Mark ClearReggie PattersonBill Campbell
1981-08-14FriTEXALAN61L2-39box - pbpL132-2958132:2032,400Frank TananaDoc Medich (R)Jim KernTom BurgmeierNone
1981-08-15SatTEXALAN62W5-310box - pbpW133-2958132:4129,353Dennis EckersleyDanny Darwin (R)Bob StanleyJim KernNone
1981-08-16SunTEXALAN63L0-39box - pbpL133-3058132:0720,348Bob OjedaRick Honeycutt (L)Rick HoneycuttBob OjedaNone
1981-08-18TueOAKALAN64L2-315box - pbpL233-3158133:5516,631Mike TorrezMike Norris (R)Bob OwchinkoBill CampbellNone
1981-08-19WedOAKALAN65L2-49box - pbpL333-3258142:1315,134Frank TananaMatt Keough (R)Matt KeoughFrank TananaNone
1981-08-20ThuOAKALAN66W6-49box - pbpW134-3258142:5817,503Dennis EckersleySteve McCatty (R)Dennis EckersleySteve McCattyMark Clear
1981-08-21FriSEAALAN67W7-49box - pbpW235-3258132:4710,999John TudorMike Parrott (R)Bob StanleyRandy SteinNone
1981-08-22SatSEAALAN68W5-39box - pbpW336-3258132:4420,999Bob OjedaJim Beattie (R)Bob OjedaJim BeattieMark Clear
1981-08-23SunSEAALAN69W7-59box - pbpW437-3258132:368,294Mike TorrezKen Clay (R)Tom BurgmeierBryan ClarkBill Campbell
1981-08-24MonCALALAN70L6-89box - pbpL137-3358132:2125,808Frank TananaSteve Renko (R)Jesse JeffersonFrank TananaDon Aase
1981-08-25TueCALALAN71L7-810box - pbpL237-3458133:2026,325Dennis EckersleyGeoff Zahn (L)Don AaseTom BurgmeierNone
1981-08-27ThuOAKALHN72W6-59box - pbpW138-3458132:5323,432John TudorRick Langford (R)Bob StanleyTom UnderwoodNone
1981-08-28FriOAKALHN73W12-59box - pbpW239-3458132:4725,356Bob OjedaMike Norris (R)Bob OjedaMike NorrisNone
1981-08-29SatOAKALHD74W7-69box - pbpW340-3458132:5526,318Mike TorrezMatt Keough (R)Mike TorrezMatt KeoughNone
1981-08-30SunOAKALHD75L3-59box - pbpL140-3558132:3425,160Frank TananaSteve McCatty (R)Steve McCattyFrank TananaNone
1981-08-31MonCALALHN76W4-19box - pbpW141-3558132:2320,377Dennis EckersleyDave Frost (R)Dennis EckersleyDave FrostNone
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-09-01TueCALALHN77L2-39box - pbpL141-3658132:2419,712Bob StanleyKen Forsch (R)Ken ForschBob StanleyDon Aase
1981-09-02WedCALALHN78W3-19box - pbpW142-3658132:3719,433Bob OjedaMike Witt (R)Bob OjedaMike WittMark Clear
1981-09-03ThuSEAALHN79L7-820box - pbpL142-3758146:0113,355Mike TorrezFloyd Bannister (L)Bob GalassoBob StanleyJim Beattie
1981-09-04FriSEAALHN80L2-59box - pbpL242-3858142:4520,949Frank TananaBob Stoddard (R)Bob StoddardFrank TananaMike Parrott
1981-09-05SatSEAALHD81W12-59box - pbpW143-3858142:4815,434Dennis EckersleyKen Clay (R)John TudorKen ClayNone
1981-09-06SunSEAALHD82W6-19box - pbpW244-3857132:2817,913Bruce HurstGlenn Abbott (R)Bruce HurstGlenn AbbottMark Clear
1981-09-07MonDETALAN83L1-39box - pbpL144-3957132:1342,098Bob OjedaJack Morris (R)Jack MorrisBob OjedaNone
1981-09-08TueDETALAN84W5-39box - pbpW145-3957132:5220,586Mike TorrezMilt Wilcox (R)Mike TorrezMilt WilcoxTom Burgmeier
1981-09-09WedDETALAN85W6-511box - pbpW246-3957113:1722,564Frank TananaDan Petry (R)Bob StanleyDave TobikJohn Tudor
1981-09-11FriNYAALAN86L1-49box - pbpL146-4057122:0243,018Dennis EckersleyDave Righetti (L)Dave RighettiDennis EckersleyRich Gossage
1981-09-12SatNYAALAD87W2-19box - pbpW147-4057122:0738,307Bob OjedaRick Reuschel (R)Bob OjedaRick ReuschelMark Clear
1981-09-13SunNYAALAD88L6-109box - pbpL147-4157132:5044,686Frank TananaRon Guidry (L)Ron GuidryFrank TananaNone
1981-09-14MonDETALHN89W5-29box - pbpW148-4157122:1913,060Mike TorrezDan Petry (R)Bob StanleyDan PetryNone
1981-09-16WedDETALHN90W2-110box - pbpW250-415692:380Dennis EckersleyJack Morris (R)Dennis EckersleyJack MorrisNone
1981-09-16WedDETALHN91W5-49box - pbpW350-415692:3713,312Bruce HurstJerry Ujdur (R)Tom BurgmeierDave TobikNone
1981-09-17ThuDETALHN92W6-19box - pbpW451-415693:0616,832Bob OjedaMilt Wilcox (R)Bob OjedaMilt WilcoxBill Campbell
1981-09-18FriNYAALHD93L4-69box - pbpL151-425692:2034,283Frank TananaRick Reuschel (R)Ron DavisBob StanleyNone
1981-09-19SatNYAALHN94W8-59box - pbpW152-425692:4432,620Mike TorrezRon Guidry (L)John TudorRon DavisMark Clear
1981-09-20SunNYAALHD95W4-19box - pbpW253-425692:1935,091Bruce HurstTommy John (L)Bruce HurstTommy JohnBill Campbell
1981-09-21MonMILALHN96W9-39box - pbpW354-423472:3014,575Dennis EckersleyMoose Haas (R)Dennis EckersleyMoose HaasNone
1981-09-22TueMILALHN97L8-109box - pbpL154-434592:3718,363Bob OjedaPete Vuckovich (R)Rollie FingersMark ClearNone
1981-09-23WedMILALHN98W11-59box - pbpW155-433473:1915,627Frank TananaJim Slaton (R)Luis AponteJamie EasterlyNone
1981-09-24ThuCLEALHN99L2-59box - pbpL155-4456102:5414,720Mike TorrezTom Brennan (R)Dan SpillnerMike TorrezNone
1981-09-25FriCLEALHN100W5-49box - pbpW156-444582:2126,136Bruce HurstWayne Garland (R)Bob StanleyWayne GarlandNone
1981-09-26SatCLEALHD101L5-79box - pbpL156-4556112:3724,034Dennis EckersleyRick Waits (L)Rick WaitsDennis EckersleyDan Spillner
1981-09-27SunCLEALHD102L7-811box - pbpL256-4656123:2231,727Bob OjedaLen Barker (R)Sid MongeMark ClearNone
1981-09-28MonMILALAN103L0-19box - pbpL356-4756122:1711,334Frank TananaPete Vuckovich (R)Pete VuckovichFrank TananaNone
1981-09-29TueMILALAN104W7-29box - pbpW157-4756112:3112,654Mike TorrezJim Slaton (R)Mike TorrezJim SlatonNone
1981-09-30WedMILALAN105L5-109box - pbpL157-4856122:3911,472Bruce HurstMike Caldwell (L)Randy LerchBob StanleyNone
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-10-02FriCLEALAN106L4-119box - pbpL257-4957132:534,047Dennis EckersleyLen Barker (R)Dan SpillnerDennis EckersleyNone
1981-10-03SatCLEALAD107W4-09box - pbpW158-4957132:207,114Frank TananaTom Brennan (R)Frank TananaTom BrennanNone
1981-10-04SunCLEALAD108W6-29box - pbpW259-4956122:136,674Mike TorrezJohn Denny (R)Mike TorrezJohn DennyLuis Aponte

Team Splits

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CategoryGPWLWpctRFRADiff
Season Total1085949.546519481+38
Home Games533023.566278247+31
Away Games552926.527241234+7
Night Games683929.574310283+27
Day Games402020.500209198+11
March/April1679.4386993-24
May301812.600153131+22
June1055.5003632+4
July000.000000
August20119.55010188+13
Sept/Oct321814.563160137+23
1-Run Games291415.483128129-1
Close Games (1-2-3 Runs)723834.528312300+12
Blowouts (7+ runs)1165.5457473+1
Extra Innings1477.5007671+5
Shutouts1046.4001530-15
vs LHSP25817.320115112+3
vs RHSP835132.614404369+35
vs Division472819.596242207+35
vs League1085949.546519481+38
InterLeague000.000000