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Wednesday April 1,1981This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Standings at end of 1981 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers1096247.569--4934593434-2628-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium000
236Baltimore Orioles1055946.5621.0429437-826-2433-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium000
349New York Yankees1075948.5512.04213437827-2932-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I000
4511Detroit Tigers1096049.5502.04274042328-2632-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium000
5612Boston Red Sox1085949.5462.55194813829-2630-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park000
6915Cleveland Indians1035251.5057.0431442-1127-2225-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium000
71426Toronto Blue Jays1063769.34923.5329466-13720-3317-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1096445.587--4584035529-2435-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
2713Texas Rangers1055748.5435.04523896325-2432-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium000
3814Chicago White Sox1065452.5098.54764235329-2825-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park000
41017Kansas City Royals1035053.48511.0397405-831-2519-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium000
51119California Angels1105159.46413.54764532325-3126-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium000
61222Seattle Mariners1104466.40020.5426521-9524-2920-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome-10-1
71323Minnesota Twins1104268.38222.5378486-10817-3224-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium-1-10
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals1035944.573--4644174727-2332-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II-10-1
247Montreal Expos1086048.5561.54433944922-3038-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium000
3610Philadelphia Phillies1075948.5512.04914721923-2936-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium000
4920Pittsburgh Pirates1034756.45612.0407425-1824-2822-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium-1-10
51021New York Mets1054263.40018.0348432-8417-3624-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium-2-1-1
61225Chicago Cubs1063967.36821.5370483-11311-3727-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field-3-1-2
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1086642.611--4644402434-2032-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium000
234Los Angeles Dodgers1106347.5734.04503569430-2433-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium000
358Houston Astros1106149.5556.03943316330-2931-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome000
4716San Francisco Giants1115655.50511.54274141327-3129-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park000
5818Atlanta Braves1075156.47714.5395416-2128-2922-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium-1-10
61124San Diego Padres1104169.37326.0382455-7321-3420-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim BarrP33.051Released by Angels. 
Juan Bonilla2B26.048Traded by Indians to Padres for Bob Lacey. 
Thad BosleyOF24.196Traded by White Sox to Brewers for John Poff. 
Chris BourjosOF27.167Traded by Astros with Cash to Orioles for Kiko Garcia. 
Ken ForschP34.205Traded by Astros to Angels for Dickie Thon. 
Kiko GarciaSS-2B27.169Traded by Orioles to Astros for Chris Bourjos and Cash. 
Mario GuerreroSS31.185Released by Mariners. 
Willie HortonOF38.165Released by Rangers. 
Houston JimenezSS23.153Purchased by Reynosa (Mexican) from Twins. 
Mick KelleherSS-3B33.251Purchased by Tigers from Cubs. 
Bob LaceyP27.219Traded by Padres to Indians for Juan Bonilla. 
Dave LaRocheP32.322Released by Angels. 
Jay Loviglio2B-3B24.306Traded by Phillies to White Sox for Mike Proly. 
Mickey MahlerP28.245Traded by Pirates with Ed Ott to Angels for Jason Thompson. 
Paul MitchellP30.225Released by Brewers. 
Ed OttC29.265Traded by Pirates with Mickey Mahler to Angels for Jason Thompson. 
John PoffOF-1B28.160Traded by Brewers to White Sox for Thad Bosley. 
Mike ProlyP30.107Traded by White Sox to Phillies for Jay Loviglio. 
Billy SmithP26.200Returned to Astros. 
John TamargoC29.146Released by Expos. 
Jason Thompson1B26.269Traded by Angels to Pirates for Mickey Mahler and Ed Ott. 
Dickie ThonSS22.285Traded by Angels to Astros for Ken Forsch. 
Tom WaddellP22.196Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves.