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Friday, September 18,1981

Friday, September 18,1981

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Pete Vuckovich Mike Flanagan Jamie Easterly 17,190 2:40
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 New York Yankees 6 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Ron Davis Bob Stanley -- 34,283 2:20
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Oakland Athletics 10 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Steve McCatty Steve Trout Dave Beard 21,266 3:12
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Detroit Tigers 4 Cleveland Indians 8 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium John Denny Dan Schatzeder Dan Spillner 6,492 2:51
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Kansas City Royals 8 Seattle Mariners 3 box | pbp Kingdome Mike Jones Glenn Abbott Dan Quisenberry 13,855 2:55
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Minnesota Twins 6 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Pete Redfern Rick Honeycutt Doug Corbett 10,509 2:17
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 California Angels 1 Toronto Blue Jays 5 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dale Murray Mike Witt -- 13,478 2:25
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Cincinnati Reds 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Joe Price Dave Stewart Tom Hume 44,258 2:48
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Chicago Cubs 0 Montreal Expos 11 box | pbp Stade Olympique Scott Sanderson Doug Bird -- 23,606 2:47
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 St. Louis Cardinals 1 New York Mets 8 box | pbp Shea Stadium Ed Lynch Bob Shirley Jesse Orosco 12,317 2:32
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 Philadelphia Phillies 6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Rod Scurry Ron Reed Mark Lee 24,537 2:57
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Atlanta Braves 3 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Larry McWilliams Rick Wise -- 4,798 2:11
1981 reg season 1981-09-18 Houston Astros 2 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Doyle Alexander Bob Knepper Al Holland 8,183 2:26
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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.
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 New York Yankees franchise | log 93 55 38 .591 0.0 378 290 88 W1 26-23 29-15 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 95 54 41 .568 2.0 424 386 38 W3 30-22 24-19 2 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 90 51 39 .567 2.5 376 369 7 L1 22-21 29-18 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 95 53 42 .558 3.0 369 358 11 L5 23-23 30-19 4 5 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 93 51 42 .548 4.0 434 407 27 L1 26-23 25-19 5 6 9 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 88 44 44 .500 8.5 369 377 -8 W1 22-20 22-24 6 9 15 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 93 33 60 .355 22.0 293 405 -112 W1 18-27 15-33 7 14 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 95 55 40 .579 0.0 405 350 55 W2 23-22 32-18 1 2 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 90 48 42 .533 4.5 398 341 57 L2 21-22 27-20 2 7 12 -- dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 90 46 44 .511 6.5 397 355 42 L1 25-24 21-20 3 8 14 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 87 42 45 .483 9.0 325 350 -25 W6 27-23 15-22 4 10 19 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 95 43 52 .453 12.0 405 397 8 L4 22-26 21-26 5 11 20 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 95 37 58 .389 18.0 321 416 -95 W2 14-26 22-33 6 12 21 -- dnq
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 95 35 60 .368 20.0 375 468 -93 L2 19-27 16-33 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 St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 87 51 36 .586 0.0 384 337 47 L1 23-18 28-18 1 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 91 49 42 .538 4.0 402 396 6 L1 19-26 30-16 2 5 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 92 49 43 .533 4.5 387 356 31 W1 18-27 31-16 3 6 13 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 86 42 44 .488 8.5 347 343 4 W4 22-21 19-24 4 9 18 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 89 34 55 .382 18.0 290 369 -79 W1 15-31 19-24 5 10 22 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 89 32 57 .360 20.0 306 415 -109 L4 8-30 23-28 6 11 24 -- 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 95 58 37 .611 0.0 407 303 104 L1 27-19 31-18 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 93 56 37 .602 1.0 407 391 16 W2 27-19 29-18 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 95 52 43 .547 6.0 340 292 48 L1 26-26 26-17 3 4 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 96 48 48 .500 10.5 367 349 18 W1 22-29 26-19 4 7 16 -- dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 92 45 47 .489 11.5 348 359 -11 W1 24-25 20-23 5 8 17 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 95 34 61 .358 24.0 338 413 -75 L3 16-32 18-29 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)