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Tuesday, May 26,1981

Tuesday, May 26,1981

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 New York Yankees 4 Baltimore Orioles 6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Sammy Stewart Gene Nelson -- 38,646 3:00
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 Cleveland Indians 5 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Wayne Garland Dennis Eckersley Dan Spillner 16,986 2:22
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 Toronto Blue Jays 8 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Roy Lee Jackson Doug Rau Joey McLaughlin 21,222 3:09
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 Detroit Tigers 3 Milwaukee Brewers 7 box | pbp County Stadium Pete Vuckovich Milt Wilcox -- 9,518 2:25
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 Chicago White Sox 4 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Britt Burns Brian Kingman -- 26,371 3:35
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 Kansas City Royals 5 Seattle Mariners 4 box | pbp Kingdome Dennis Leonard Shane Rawley Dan Quisenberry 5,265 2:45
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 Minnesota Twins 1 Texas Rangers 2 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Fergie Jenkins Pete Redfern Charlie Hough 12,932 2:06
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 Chicago Cubs 4 box | pbp Wrigley Field Kent Tekulve Mike Krukow Enrique Romo 6,988 2:41
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 San Diego Padres 0 Houston Astros 1 box | pbp Astrodome Nolan Ryan Juan Eichelberger Joe Sambito 17,709 2:23
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 St. Louis Cardinals 3 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Jim Kaat Elias Sosa 27,775 2:20
1981 reg season 1981-05-26 Philadelphia Phillies 7 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Ron Reed Neil Allen Tug McGraw 13,973 2:35
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 40 26 14 .650 0.0 186 140 46 W2 11-9 15-5 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 36 22 14 .611 2.0 137 118 19 W1 14-6 8-8 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 41 23 18 .561 3.5 186 173 13 W1 11-7 12-11 3 6 11 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 41 23 18 .561 3.5 155 151 4 L3 10-11 13-7 4 7 10 -- Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 42 23 19 .548 4.0 199 203 -4 L1 13-9 10-10 5 8 13 -- dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 42 21 21 .500 6.0 168 174 -6 L1 11-10 10-11 6 9 16 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 44 13 31 .295 15.0 144 189 -45 W1 8-15 5-16 7 14 25 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 47 30 17 .638 0.0 200 147 53 L1 12-9 18-8 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 40 24 16 .600 2.5 194 167 27 W5 10-10 14-6 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 39 23 16 .590 3.0 199 149 50 W1 12-11 11-5 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 46 22 24 .478 7.5 195 203 -8 L1 13-8 9-16 4 10 19 -- dnq
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 44 15 29 .341 13.5 161 214 -53 L1 6-12 9-17 5 11 21 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 36 12 24 .333 12.5 106 163 -57 W1 7-13 5-11 6 12 22 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 42 13 29 .310 14.5 143 182 -39 L4 7-15 5-15 7 13 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 42 25 17 .595 0.0 179 171 8 W1 11-12 14-5 1 2 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 37 22 15 .595 0.5 180 151 29 L3 9-7 13-8 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 41 23 18 .561 1.5 167 171 -4 W2 8-12 15-6 3 5 12 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 36 18 18 .500 4.0 149 130 19 W1 11-9 6-10 4 8 15 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 39 12 27 .308 11.5 132 181 -49 L1 5-14 7-13 5 11 24 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 40 10 30 .250 14.0 121 190 -69 L1 1-16 8-15 6 12 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 43 31 12 .721 0.0 180 110 70 W2 17-7 14-5 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 42 24 18 .571 6.5 184 169 15 W1 12-7 12-11 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 45 23 22 .511 9.0 158 154 4 L1 13-11 10-11 3 6 14 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 44 22 22 .500 9.5 150 133 17 W2 11-9 11-13 4 7 17 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 41 20 21 .488 10.0 159 164 -5 L2 11-8 8-14 5 9 18 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 44 17 27 .386 14.5 151 186 -35 L2 9-17 8-10 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Junior Noboa Cleveland Indians Hist Signed as undrafted free agent (Dominican Republic)
Nate Snell Baltimore Orioles Hist Signed to minor league contract
2 record(s)