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Games on 1981-04-08

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Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds3BoxTom HumeSparky Lyle(none)

Standings as of 1981-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1116Baltimore Orioles000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1055946.562
21317Boston Red Sox000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1085949.546
7212Toronto Blue Jays000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1063769.349
664New York Yankees000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I1075948.551
5825Milwaukee Brewers000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1096247.569
31120Cleveland Indians000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1035251.505
41021Detroit Tigers000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1096049.550
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
71426California Angels000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1105159.464
3715Minnesota Twins000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1094168.376
549Seattle Mariners000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome1094465.404
2923Kansas City Royals000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1035053.485
455Oakland Athletics000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1096445.587
6311Texas Rangers000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1055748.543
11219Chicago White Sox000----0000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1065452.509
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Philadelphia Phillies101.000--23-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1065947.557
566Pittsburgh Pirates000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1024656.451
61210St. Louis Cardinals000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II1025943.578
4713New York Mets000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1034162.398
3814Montreal Expos000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium1086048.556
21118Chicago Cubs000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1033865.369
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1101.000--3210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium1076542.607
557San Diego Padres000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1104169.373
648San Francisco Giants000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park1115655.505
4924Los Angeles Dodgers000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1106347.573
31022Houston Astros000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1106149.555
233Atlanta Braves000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1065056.472


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dick DragoP35.287Traded by Red Sox to Mariners for Manny Sarmiento. 
Bob GalassoP29.086Signed as Free Agent by Mariners. 
Paul GibsonP21.095Released by Reds. 
Jamie NelsonC21.216Signed as Free Agent by Mariners. 
Manny SarmientoP25.066Traded by Mariners to Red Sox for Dick Drago.