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Monday, May 4,1981

Monday, May 4,1981

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  • 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 score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season May 4,1981 Minnesota Twins  3  Baltimore Orioles  4  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez Jerry Koosman -- 9,717 2:43
1981 reg season May 4,1981 New York Yankees  4  California Angels  2  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Gene Nelson Geoff Zahn Ron Davis 30,897 2:30
1981 reg season May 4,1981 Boston Red Sox  8  Kansas City Royals  7  box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Tom Burgmeier Dan Quisenberry Mark Clear 25,688 4:04
1981 reg season May 4,1981 Milwaukee Brewers  9  Seattle Mariners  5  box | pbp Kingdome Jamie Easterly Brian Allard Rollie Fingers 5,075 2:28
1981 reg season May 4,1981 Houston Astros  5  Chicago Cubs  4  box | pbp Wrigley Field Joaquin Andujar Mike Krukow Joe Sambito 2,941 3:02
1981 reg season May 4,1981 Los Angeles Dodgers  3  Montreal Expos  4  box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Rick Sutcliffe Elias Sosa 21,527 3:04
1981 reg season May 4,1981 San Francisco Giants  4  Philadelphia Phillies  6  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Carlton Allen Ripley -- 25,492 2:06
1981 reg season May 4,1981 Atlanta Braves  9  St. Louis Cardinals  6  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Larry Bradford Bruce Sutter Rick Camp 9,260 2:48
8 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 15 10 5 .667 0.0 53 45 8 L1 6-1 4-4 1 2 6 Yes dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 22 14 8 .636 0.5 82 66 16 W3 8-5 6-3 2 3 7 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 20 12 8 .600 0.5 99 73 26 W3 9-3 3-5 3 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 19 10 9 .526 2.0 76 77 -1 W1 2-5 8-4 4 7 12 -- dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 22 10 12 .455 3.5 71 80 -9 W1 8-5 2-7 5 8 15 -- dnq
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 20 8 12 .400 4.5 81 120 -39 W1 4-5 4-7 6 11 19 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 22 8 14 .364 5.5 77 86 -9 W1 6-7 2-7 7 12 21 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 25 20 5 .800 0.0 121 55 66 L2 11-0 9-5 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 20 12 8 .600 5.5 92 78 14 W1 6-6 6-2 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 20 11 9 .550 6.5 105 81 24 W1 3-5 8-4 3 6 10 -- dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 25 11 14 .440 9.0 101 111 -10 L3 7-4 4-10 4 9 16 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 9.0 86 90 -4 L1 6-6 3-8 5 10 17 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 17 5 12 .294 11.0 52 79 -27 L2 4-5 1-7 6 13 24 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 24 6 18 .250 13.5 86 141 -55 L2 3-7 3-11 7 14 25 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 17 12 5 .706 0.0 89 57 32 L1 5-3 7-2 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 20 14 6 .700 0.5 96 84 12 W1 4-4 10-2 2 2 3 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 22 15 7 .682 0.5 104 86 18 W3 4-5 11-2 3 4 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 17 9 8 .529 3.0 66 54 12 L1 6-3 2-6 4 5 11 Yes dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 19 6 13 .316 7.0 58 83 -25 W1 2-5 4-8 5 11 23 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 20 4 16 .200 9.5 53 91 -38 L2 0-8 3-9 6 12 26 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 23 16 7 .696 0.0 85 52 33 L1 9-4 7-3 1 3 4 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 21 11 10 .524 4.0 91 85 6 L3 7-6 4-4 2 6 13 -- dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 23 12 11 .522 4.0 90 82 8 W2 9-5 3-6 3 7 14 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 23 10 13 .435 6.0 61 63 -2 W2 6-4 4-9 4 8 18 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 25 10 15 .400 7.0 81 93 -12 L3 6-7 4-8 5 9 20 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 24 8 16 .333 8.5 61 105 -44 L1 5-10 3-6 6 10 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Willie Horton Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1981-1981 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Gene Nelson New York Yankees Hist Activated from Disabled List
Danny Heep Houston Astros Hist Activated from Disabled List
Tom Brookens Detroit Tigers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Al Hrabosky Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)