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Sunday, August 23,1981

Sunday, August 23,1981

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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 1981-08-23 Cleveland Indians 6 California Angels 3 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim John Denny Dave Frost Mike Stanton 21,926 2:51
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 Texas Rangers 4 Detroit Tigers 5 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dave Rozema Jim Kern -- 21,388 2:57
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 Minnesota Twins 5 Milwaukee Brewers 8 box | pbp County Stadium Jerry Augustine Fernando Arroyo Rollie Fingers 18,724 2:53
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 Kansas City Royals 0 New York Yankees 8 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Ron Guidry Rich Gale -- 40,258 2:27
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 Baltimore Orioles 7 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Sammy Stewart Mike Norris -- 35,325 2:45
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 Boston Red Sox 7 Seattle Mariners 5 box | pbp Kingdome Tom Burgmeier Bryan Clark Bill Campbell 8,294 2:36
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 Chicago White Sox 13 Toronto Blue Jays 2 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Steve Trout Luis Leal -- 16,486 2:27
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 Montreal Expos 1 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Rick Mahler Steve Rogers Rick Camp 10,075 1:50
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 San Francisco Giants 5 Chicago Cubs 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Doug Capilla Gary Lavelle -- 14,737 3:16
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 New York Mets 3 Cincinnati Reds 2 box | pbp Cinergy Field Neil Allen Tom Hume -- 20,761 2:38
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 Houston Astros 0 Philadelphia Phillies 6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Carlton Bob Knepper -- 30,630 1:51
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 San Diego Padres 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Rod Scurry Chris Welsh Enrique Romo 23,736 2:17
1981 reg season 1981-08-23 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 St. Louis Cardinals 11 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Shirley Bob Welch Bruce Sutter 18,189 2:54
13 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 70 41 29 .586 0.0 279 254 25 W9 16-14 25-15 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 69 40 29 .580 0.5 268 231 37 W2 16-18 24-11 2 4 8 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 67 38 29 .567 1.5 273 263 10 W1 17-19 21-10 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 71 40 31 .563 1.5 318 289 29 W2 23-18 17-13 4 7 11 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 69 37 32 .536 3.5 314 306 8 W4 23-18 14-14 5 8 13 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 65 31 34 .477 7.5 247 258 -11 W1 19-14 12-20 6 10 18 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 71 23 48 .324 18.5 234 334 -100 L2 13-22 10-26 7 13 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 72 44 28 .611 0.0 298 243 55 L1 16-14 28-14 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 66 39 27 .591 2.0 316 244 72 W2 21-19 18-8 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 67 38 29 .567 3.5 304 254 50 L3 14-17 24-12 3 6 9 -- dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 72 36 36 .500 8.0 326 296 30 L1 18-15 18-21 4 9 16 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 64 26 38 .406 14.0 234 283 -49 L2 17-20 9-18 5 11 20 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 72 28 44 .389 16.0 284 342 -58 L4 13-16 15-28 6 12 21 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 71 22 49 .310 21.5 226 324 -98 L2 9-24 12-26 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 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 62 37 25 .597 0.0 286 241 45 W1 14-11 23-14 1 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 67 39 28 .582 0.5 294 281 13 W3 14-18 25-10 2 4 7 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 67 36 31 .537 3.5 267 255 12 L2 14-22 22-9 3 5 12 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 63 32 31 .508 5.5 260 232 28 W1 16-14 15-18 4 6 14 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 65 25 40 .385 13.5 226 283 -57 W2 13-22 12-18 5 10 22 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 67 22 45 .328 17.5 226 309 -83 W1 2-21 19-25 6 12 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 70 43 27 .614 0.0 294 222 72 L1 22-16 21-11 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 68 41 27 .603 1.0 302 279 23 L2 19-12 22-15 2 2 3 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 69 35 34 .507 7.5 260 279 -19 W2 19-16 15-19 3 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 70 35 35 .500 8.0 245 233 12 L3 19-20 16-15 4 8 17 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 72 34 38 .472 10.0 273 268 5 L1 20-22 14-16 5 9 19 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 70 26 44 .371 17.0 234 285 -51 L1 14-25 12-19 6 11 23 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Ron Jackson Detroit Tigers Hist Traded from Minnesota Twins to Detroit Tigers for Tim Corcoran (9/4/1981)
1 record(s)