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Friday, May 15,1981

Friday, May 15,1981

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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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 15,1981 Kansas City Royals  3  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park Mark Clear Renie Martin -- 22,943 2:55
1981 reg season May 15,1981 Texas Rangers  2  Chicago White Sox  1  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Fergie Jenkins Richard Dotson Steve Comer 29,829 2:40
1981 reg season May 15,1981 Toronto Blue Jays  0  Cleveland Indians  3  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Len Barker Luis Leal -- 7,290 2:09
1981 reg season May 15,1981 California Angels  1  Detroit Tigers  5  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jack Morris Mike Witt -- 13,529 2:28
1981 reg season May 15,1981 Oakland Athletics  0  Milwaukee Brewers  3  box | pbp County Stadium Pete Vuckovich Steve McCatty Rollie Fingers 29,667 3:00
1981 reg season May 15,1981 Baltimore Orioles  9  Minnesota Twins  4  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dennis Martinez Pete Redfern Sammy Stewart 6,268 3:03
1981 reg season May 15,1981 St. Louis Cardinals  3  Atlanta Braves  11  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Preston Hanna Lary Sorensen Rick Mahler 13,730 2:39
1981 reg season May 15,1981 Chicago Cubs  0  Houston Astros  5  box | pbp Astrodome Joe Niekro Bill Caudill -- 23,718 2:16
1981 reg season May 15,1981 New York Mets  5  Los Angeles Dodgers  6  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Steve Howe Neil Allen -- 49,860 2:35
1981 reg season May 15,1981 Cincinnati Reds  4  Pittsburgh Pirates  1  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Joe Price Enrique Romo Tom Hume 10,592 2:46
1981 reg season May 15,1981 Philadelphia Phillies  2  San Diego Padres  1  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Steve Carlton Steve Mura -- 15,939 2:19
1981 reg season May 15,1981 Montreal Expos  2  San Francisco Giants  4  box | pbp Candlestick Park Ed Whitson Steve Rogers Gary Lavelle 19,763 2:17
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 24 16 8 .667 0.0 87 73 14 W2 11-4 5-4 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 1.0 123 104 19 W3 7-7 10-4 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 31 18 13 .581 1.5 119 98 21 W1 10-9 8-4 3 5 8 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 30 16 14 .533 3.0 136 155 -19 W3 11-7 5-7 4 6 12 -- dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 30 15 15 .500 4.0 130 122 8 W1 11-7 4-8 5 9 16 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 4.5 101 116 -15 W3 10-9 5-7 6 10 17 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 32 10 22 .313 10.0 105 141 -36 L3 6-8 4-14 7 13 22 -- 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 35 25 10 .714 0.0 158 101 57 L2 12-3 13-7 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 30 18 12 .600 4.5 152 109 43 W2 6-6 12-6 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 7.0 123 115 8 L2 6-9 9-5 3 7 13 -- dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 35 18 17 .514 7.0 151 138 13 L1 10-5 8-12 4 8 14 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 32 12 20 .375 11.5 119 138 -19 L3 6-8 5-13 5 11 21 -- dnq
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 32 10 22 .313 13.5 116 166 -50 L3 3-9 7-13 6 12 23 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 25 7 18 .280 13.0 69 113 -44 L2 4-8 3-10 7 14 24 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
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 27 17 10 .630 0.0 131 106 25 L1 7-5 10-5 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 32 20 12 .625 0.5 145 129 16 W2 6-7 14-5 2 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 31 17 14 .548 2.0 127 138 -11 L4 4-8 13-6 3 6 11 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 27 13 14 .481 4.0 106 99 7 L1 10-8 2-7 4 8 18 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 29 8 21 .276 10.0 93 134 -41 L5 2-9 6-12 5 11 25 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 30 6 24 .200 12.5 78 135 -57 L5 1-14 4-11 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 33 24 9 .727 0.0 128 85 43 W5 13-6 11-3 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 33 19 14 .576 5.0 138 118 20 W1 11-6 7-9 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 32 18 14 .563 5.5 140 126 14 W4 8-6 10-8 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 36 18 18 .500 7.5 129 124 5 W1 11-9 7-9 4 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 34 16 18 .471 8.5 105 96 9 W1 10-7 6-11 5 9 19 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 34 13 21 .382 11.5 118 148 -30 L1 7-14 6-7 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)