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Monday, April 20,1981

Monday, April 20,1981

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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 1981-04-20 Texas Rangers 2 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Mike Torrez Doc Medich -- 26,844 2:18
1981 reg season 1981-04-20 Seattle Mariners 1 California Angels 6 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Geoff Zahn Jerry Gleaton -- 20,733 2:33
1981 reg season 1981-04-20 Cleveland Indians 4 Kansas City Royals 2 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium John Denny Paul Splittorff Dan Spillner 21,658 2:30
1981 reg season 1981-04-20 Detroit Tigers 2 New York Yankees 6 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rudy May Dave Rozema -- 20,981 2:26
1981 reg season 1981-04-20 Minnesota Twins 0 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Matt Keough Jerry Koosman -- 22,141 2:04
1981 reg season 1981-04-20 Milwaukee Brewers 5 Toronto Blue Jays 4 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Randy Lerch Mike Willis -- 12,298 3:39
1981 reg season 1981-04-20 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Houston Astros 2 box | pbp Astrodome Burt Hooton Joaquin Andujar Dave Goltz 21,730 2:34
1981 reg season 1981-04-20 Philadelphia Phillies 8 Montreal Expos 9 box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Tug McGraw Woodie Fryman 24,817 2:50
1981 reg season 1981-04-20 San Francisco Giants 9 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Vida Blue Steve Mura Gary Lavelle 4,171 2:55
1981 reg season 1981-04-20 Chicago Cubs 1 St. Louis Cardinals 6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Forsch Lynn McGlothen Bruce Sutter 10,454 2:30
10 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 10 7 3 .700 0.0 41 38 3 L2 5-2 2-1 1 2 6 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 8 5 3 .625 1.0 38 29 9 W2 2-1 3-2 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 7 4 3 .571 1.5 21 22 -1 W3 4-1 0-2 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 9 5 4 .556 1.5 38 31 7 W1 2-3 3-1 4 6 11 -- Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 6 3 3 .500 2.0 19 20 -1 L1 2-2 1-1 5 7 13 -- dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 7 3 4 .429 2.5 23 28 -5 W1 3-2 0-2 6 10 19 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 10 3 7 .300 4.0 39 41 -2 L1 1-2 2-5 7 11 20 -- 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 13 12 1 .923 0.0 68 17 51 W1 8-0 4-1 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 7 4 3 .571 5.0 34 33 1 L1 1-1 3-2 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 11 5 6 .455 6.0 45 47 -2 W1 3-1 2-5 3 8 16 -- dnq
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 9 4 5 .444 6.0 32 36 -4 L1 1-3 3-2 4 9 17 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 7 2 5 .286 7.0 19 26 -7 L1 1-1 1-4 5 12 21 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 11 3 8 .273 8.0 38 71 -33 L1 1-4 2-4 6 13 23 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 9 2 7 .222 8.0 20 36 -16 L1 2-3 0-4 7 14 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 East Montreal Expos franchise | log 8 6 2 .750 0.0 40 33 7 W1 3-2 3-0 1 2 3 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 7 5 2 .714 0.5 42 24 18 W4 3-1 2-1 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 10 7 3 .700 0.0 49 36 13 L1 1-3 6-0 3 4 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 8 4 4 .500 2.0 24 23 1 W1 2-1 2-3 4 7 14 -- dnq
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 8 4 4 .500 2.0 27 28 -1 W3 3-3 1-1 5 6 12 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 9 1 8 .111 5.5 17 40 -23 L7 0-6 1-2 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 10 9 1 .900 0.0 42 18 24 W3 6-1 3-0 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 9 5 4 .556 3.5 41 33 8 L2 4-2 1-2 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 11 5 6 .455 4.5 40 36 4 W1 3-1 2-5 3 8 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 9 4 5 .444 4.5 21 32 -11 W1 1-2 3-3 4 9 18 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 11 3 8 .273 6.5 20 52 -32 L3 2-2 1-6 5 10 22 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 10 2 8 .200 7.0 25 33 -8 L4 0-3 2-5 6 11 25 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jeff Leonard San Francisco Giants Minors Traded from Astros with Dave Bregman to Giants for Mike Ivie
Dave Rader -- Hist Released by Angels
Dave Bergman San Francisco Giants Hist Traded from Houston Astros with Jeff Leonard to San Francisco Giants for Mike Ivie
Mike Ivie Houston Astros Hist Traded from San Francisco Giants to Houston Astros for Dave Bergman and Jeff Leonard
4 record(s)