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Thursday, May 28,1981

Thursday, May 28,1981

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season May 28,1981 Detroit Tigers  1  Milwaukee Brewers  7  box | pbp County Stadium Mike Caldwell Dan Petry Rollie Fingers 15,943 2:18
1981 reg season May 28,1981 Minnesota Twins  2  Texas Rangers  6  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Rick Honeycutt Roger Erickson -- 15,604 2:12
1981 reg season May 28,1981 Los Angeles Dodgers  4  Atlanta Braves  9  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Gaylord Perry Fernando Valenzuela -- 26,597 2:37
1981 reg season May 28,1981 Pittsburgh Pirates  9  Chicago Cubs  4  box | pbp Wrigley Field Eddie Solomon Bill Caudill -- 7,886 3:06
1981 reg season May 28,1981 San Francisco Giants  4  Cincinnati Reds  7  box | pbp Cinergy Field Joe Price Gary Lavelle -- 20,077 2:48
5 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 41 27 14 .659 0.0 192 145 47 W3 11-9 16-5 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 37 22 15 .595 3.0 142 128 14 L1 14-7 8-8 2 5 6 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 43 25 18 .581 3.0 198 175 23 W3 11-7 14-11 3 6 8 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 43 24 19 .558 4.0 209 208 1 W1 13-9 11-10 4 7 12 -- dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 42 23 19 .548 4.5 160 157 3 L4 10-12 13-7 5 8 13 -- Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 44 21 23 .477 7.5 170 186 -16 L3 11-12 10-11 6 9 18 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 45 14 31 .311 15.0 147 190 -43 W2 9-15 5-16 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 48 30 18 .625 0.0 200 150 50 L2 12-9 18-9 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 40 24 16 .600 2.0 202 149 53 W2 13-11 11-5 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 42 25 17 .595 2.0 201 171 30 W1 10-10 15-7 3 4 5 Yes dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 47 22 25 .468 7.5 196 206 -10 L2 13-8 9-17 4 10 19 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 37 13 24 .351 11.5 114 168 -54 W2 8-13 5-11 5 11 21 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 45 15 30 .333 13.5 166 222 -56 L2 6-12 9-18 6 12 22 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 44 14 30 .318 14.0 147 189 -42 L1 8-16 5-15 7 13 24 -- 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 Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 43 25 18 .581 0.0 180 174 6 L1 11-13 14-5 1 3 9 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 38 22 16 .579 0.5 181 155 26 L4 9-8 13-8 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 42 24 18 .571 0.5 171 172 -1 W3 8-12 16-6 3 5 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 38 20 18 .526 2.5 161 136 25 W3 13-9 6-10 4 6 14 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 40 13 27 .325 10.5 135 182 -47 W1 5-14 8-13 5 11 23 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 42 10 32 .238 14.5 127 202 -75 L3 1-16 8-17 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 45 31 14 .689 0.0 186 122 64 L2 17-9 14-5 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 44 26 18 .591 4.5 194 175 19 W3 12-7 14-11 2 2 7 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 43 22 21 .512 8.0 171 170 1 W2 11-8 10-14 3 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 45 23 22 .511 8.0 151 133 18 W3 11-9 12-13 4 8 16 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 47 23 24 .489 9.0 164 164 0 L3 13-13 10-11 5 9 17 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 45 17 28 .378 14.0 151 187 -36 L3 9-18 8-10 6 10 20 -- 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
Ted Cox -- Hist Released by Mariners
Steve Stroughter Seattle Mariners Hist Sold by Minnesota Twins to Seattle Mariners
Lenn Sakata Detroit Tigers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Ross Grimsley Cleveland Indians Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)