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1981 Oakland Athletics (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 64-45 .587
Rank: th in American League West
Run Differential: 458-403 + 55
Manager(s): Billy Martin
General Manager: Billy Martin
Location: Oakland, California
Ballpark: Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 1,304,052 7/26
Playoffs: Lost ALCS (Yankees)
Top Draft Pick: Tim Pyznarski (#15) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: George Mitterwald
First Base Coach: Lee Walls
First Base Coach: Jackie Moore
Pitching Coach: Art Fowler
Third Base Coach: Clete Boyer

#1 Draft Picks

Bob Owchinko (#5), Bo McLaughlin (#14)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6445.587--
5748.5435.0
5452.5098.5
5053.48511.0
5159.46413.5
4465.40420.0
4168.37623.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1981 Oakland Athletics. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1981 Oakland Athletics Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1OAK@ MINW5-11-0133Yes--514 
    2OAK@ MINW6-32-0233Yes0.51147 
    3OAK@ MINW3-03-0226Yes114410 
    4OAK@ MINW1-04-0111Yes--15411 
    5OAK@ CALW3-25-0111Yes--18612 
    6OAK@ CALW5-26-0112Yes--23815 
    7OAK@ CALW5-37-0112Yes--281117 
    8OAK@ CALW5-18-0112Yes--331221 
    9OAKvs SEAW16-19-0111Yes--491336 
    10OAKvs SEAW8-010-0111Yes--571344 
    11OAKvs SEAW6-111-1111Yes--651748 
    12OAKvs SEAL2-311-1111Yes--651748
    13OAKvs MINW3-012-1111Yes--681751 
    14OAKvs MINW4-313-1111Yes--722052 
    15OAKvs MINW2-114-1111Yes--742153
    16OAK@ SEAW6-215-1111Yes--802357 
    17OAK@ SEAW7-416-1111Yes--872760 
    18OAK@ SEAW9-417-1111Yes--963165 
    19OAKvs CALL2-317-2111Yes--983464 
    20OAKvs CALL1-317-3111Yes--993762
    21OAKvs CALW6-418-3111Yes--1054164 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    22OAKvs NYAW8-619-3111Yes--1134766
    23OAKvs NYAW6-320-3111Yes--1195069
    24OAKvs NYAL2-320-5111Yes--1215566 
    25OAKvs NYAL0-220-5111Yes--1215566
    26OAKvs DETW6-221-5111Yes--1275770 
    27OAKvs DETL2-321-6111Yes--1296069 
    28OAKvs DETW5-322-6111Yes--1346371
    29OAKvs MILW2-023-6111Yes--1366373 
    30OAKvs MILW6-524-6111Yes--1426874 
    31OAKvs MILL5-1324-7111Yes--1478166
    32OAK@ NYAL1-424-8111Yes--1488563
    33OAK@ NYAW5-425-8111Yes--1538964
    34OAK@ NYAL5-925-9111Yes--1589860 
    35OAK@ MILL0-325-10112Yes--15810157
    36OAK@ MILL5-625-11112Yes--16310756
    37OAK@ MILL2-625-12112Yes--16511352 
    38OAK@ BALL1-525-13112Yes--16611848 
    39OAK@ BALL5-625-14135Yes--17112447
    40OAK@ BOSL3-525-15135Yes--17412945
    41OAK@ BOSL0-325-16147Yes--17413242 
    42OAKvs TORW6-226-16135Yes--18013446 
    43OAKvs TORW3-227-16124Yes--18313647 
    44OAKvs TORW6-529-16112Yes--19414153 
    45OAKvs TORW5-029-16112Yes--19414153 
    46OAKvs CHAW5-230-16112Yes--19914356 
    47OAKvs CHAL1-430-17123Yes--20014753 
    48OAKvs CHAL0-330-18123Yes--20015050
    49OAK@ TORL3-630-19123Yes--20315647
    50OAK@ TORL5-630-20234Yes0.520816246
    51OAK@ TORW6-531-20123Yes--21416747 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    52OAK@ CHAW6-232-20123Yes--22016951 
    53OAK@ CHAW8-333-20112Yes--22817256 
    54OAK@ CHAL2-433-21112Yes--23017654
    55OAKvs BOSL1-433-22124Yes--23118051
    56OAKvs BOSW6-234-22123Yes--23718255 
    57OAKvs BOSW4-335-22123Yes--24118556 
    58OAKvs BALW4-237-22123Yes--24818959 
    59OAKvs BALW3-237-22123Yes--24818959 
    60OAKvs BALL1-337-23125Yes--24919257
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    61OAK@ MINL2-637-24125Yes--25119853
    62OAK@ MINW6-538-24114Yes--25720354
    63OAK@ MINL3-438-25125Yes--26020753
    64OAKvs CALW4-239-25112Yes--26420955 
    65OAKvs CALW8-740-25112Yes--27221656 
    66OAKvs CALW7-641-25112Yes--27922257 
    67OAKvs BOSW3-242-25111Yes--28222458 
    68OAKvs BOSW4-243-25111Yes--28622660 
    69OAKvs BOSL4-643-26111Yes--29023258
    70OAKvs BALL2-443-27113Yes--29223656
    71OAKvs BALW2-044-27112Yes--29423658 
    72OAKvs BALL4-744-28112Yes--29824355 
    73OAKvs CLEW16-445-28112Yes--31424767 
    74OAKvs CLEL0-245-29112Yes--31424965 
    75OAK@ BOSL5-645-30113Yes--31925564 
    76OAK@ BOSL5-1245-31113Yes--32426757 
    77OAK@ BOSL6-745-32113Yes--33027456 
    78OAK@ BOSW5-346-32113Yes--33527758 
    79OAK@ CLEW5-347-32113Yes--34028060
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    80OAK@ CLEL0-247-34125Yes--34429252 
    81OAK@ CLEL4-1047-34125Yes--34429252 
    82OAK@ BALW10-048-34114Yes--35429262 
    83OAK@ BALW5-449-34113Yes--35929663
    84OAK@ BALL3-549-35124Yes--36230161
    85OAK@ BALL4-849-36136Yes--36630957 
    86OAKvs TEXW2-150-36136Yes--36831058 
    87OAKvs TEXW3-051-36123Yes--37131061 
    88OAKvs TEXL4-951-37124Yes--37531956 
    89OAKvs KCAW6-152-37124Yes--38132061 
    90OAKvs KCAL0-452-38136Yes--38132457 
    91OAKvs KCAL5-652-39136Yes--38633056 
    92OAK@ TEXW5-253-39136Yes--39133259 
    93OAK@ TEXL2-1253-40136Yes--39334449 
    94OAK@ TEXW2-154-40125Yes--39534550 
    95OAK@ CHAW10-555-40125Yes--40535055
    96OAK@ CHAW2-156-40124Yes--40735156 
    97OAK@ CHAL3-1156-41124Yes--41036248
    98OAK@ TORW3-258-41113Yes--41736651 
    99OAK@ TORW4-258-41113Yes--41736651 
    100OAK@ TORW6-059-41112Yes--42336657 
    101OAKvs CHAL2-659-42113Yes--42537253 
    102OAKvs CHAW5-160-42112Yes--43037357 
    103OAKvs CHAL5-960-44113Yes--43839246 
    104OAKvs CHAL3-1060-44113Yes--43839246 
    105OAKvs TORW5-161-44112Yes--44339350 
    106OAKvs TORW3-062-44112Yes--44639353 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    107OAK@ KCAL0-362-45112Yes--44639650 
    108OAK@ KCAW8-463-45112Yes--45440054 
    109OAK@ KCAW4-364-45112Yes--45840355


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