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Sunday, May 31,1981

Sunday, May 31,1981

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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Games on this date
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  • 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 gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Detroit Tigers  5  Baltimore Orioles  4  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Aurelio Lopez Scott McGregor Kevin Saucier 28,011 2:57
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Milwaukee Brewers  5  Boston Red Sox  2  box | pbp Fenway Park Pete Vuckovich Steve Crawford -- 23,781 2:21
1981 reg season May 31,1981 California Angels  7  Chicago White Sox  4  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Mike Witt Steve Trout -- 0 2:53
1981 reg season May 31,1981 California Angels  1  Chicago White Sox  2  box | pbp Comiskey Park I LaMarr Hoyt Don Aase -- 40,248 3:17
1981 reg season May 31,1981 New York Yankees  2  Cleveland Indians  7  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Len Barker Rudy May -- 40,045 3:04
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Kansas City Royals  4  Minnesota Twins  5  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jack O'Connor Dennis Leonard -- 6,718 2:42
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Seattle Mariners  5  Texas Rangers  3  box | pbp Arlington Stadium Brian Allard Fergie Jenkins Shane Rawley 16,636 2:15
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Oakland Athletics  6  Toronto Blue Jays  5  box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Bob Owchinko Joey McLaughlin -- 24,079 3:07
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Cincinnati Reds  4  Los Angeles Dodgers  16  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Dave Goltz Mario Soto -- 46,411 3:08
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Pittsburgh Pirates  1  Montreal Expos  5  box | pbp Stade Olympique Steve Rogers Pascual Perez -- 45,784 1:56
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Chicago Cubs  2  New York Mets  3  box | pbp Shea Stadium Randy Jones Rick Reuschel Pete Falcone 17,524 1:50
1981 reg season May 31,1981 St. Louis Cardinals  1  Philadelphia Phillies  6  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Carlton Silvio Martinez -- 54,103 1:45
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Atlanta Braves  1  San Diego Padres  5  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Juan Eichelberger Rick Mahler -- 14,138 2:20
1981 reg season May 31,1981 Houston Astros  1  San Francisco Giants  6  box | pbp Candlestick Park Tom Griffin Nolan Ryan Al Holland 20,626 2:34
14 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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 44 28 16 .636 0.0 203 159 44 L2 11-9 17-7 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 46 27 19 .587 2.0 214 188 26 W1 13-8 14-11 2 4 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 40 23 17 .575 3.0 151 136 15 W1 14-7 9-10 3 6 9 -- dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 45 25 20 .556 3.5 168 166 2 L1 12-13 13-7 4 7 12 -- Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 46 25 21 .543 4.0 222 224 -2 L1 13-9 12-12 5 8 13 -- dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 47 23 24 .489 6.5 184 197 -13 W2 13-13 10-11 6 9 18 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 48 16 32 .333 14.0 164 204 -40 L1 9-15 7-17 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 51 31 20 .608 0.0 214 167 47 W1 13-11 18-9 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 43 26 17 .605 1.0 217 157 60 W1 13-11 13-6 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 45 26 19 .578 2.0 214 181 33 L1 10-10 16-9 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 50 23 27 .460 7.5 204 221 -17 L1 14-10 9-17 4 10 19 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 40 15 25 .375 10.5 127 179 -52 L1 10-14 5-11 5 11 21 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 48 17 31 .354 12.5 176 235 -59 W1 8-13 9-18 6 12 22 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 47 15 32 .319 14.0 158 202 -44 W1 8-16 6-17 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 Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 46 27 19 .587 0.0 200 188 12 W2 11-13 16-6 1 2 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 45 26 19 .578 0.5 181 178 3 W1 8-12 18-7 2 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 41 23 18 .561 1.5 195 175 20 L2 10-10 13-8 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 41 21 20 .512 3.5 167 146 21 L1 14-11 6-10 4 6 14 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 43 15 28 .349 10.5 147 195 -48 W1 5-14 10-14 5 11 23 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 45 11 34 .244 15.5 140 214 -74 L1 2-18 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 48 33 15 .688 0.0 208 137 71 W1 17-9 16-6 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 47 27 20 .574 5.5 209 197 12 L1 13-9 14-11 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 46 23 23 .500 9.0 180 187 -7 L2 12-10 10-14 3 8 17 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 48 24 24 .500 9.0 162 150 12 L1 12-11 12-13 4 9 16 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 50 25 25 .500 9.0 181 175 6 W1 13-13 12-12 5 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 48 19 29 .396 14.0 168 196 -28 W2 9-18 10-11 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)