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Sunday April 26,1981This 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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Games on 1981-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox7Baltimore Orioles5BoxDennis EckersleyTim Stoddard(none)
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians4BoxBert BlylevenJohn Henry Johnson(none)
Chicago White Sox5Detroit Tigers4BoxBritt BurnsMilt WilcoxEd Farmer
Kansas City Royals1Milwaukee Brewers11BoxRandy LerchDennis Leonard(none)
California Angels7Minnesota Twins1BoxMike WittRoger Erickson(none)
California Angels2Minnesota Twins5BoxFernando ArroyoJesse JeffersonDoug Corbett
Toronto Blue Jays2New York Yankees1BoxDave StiebTom Underwood(none)
Oakland Athletics9Seattle Mariners4BoxMatt KeoughMike Parrott(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Chicago Cubs2BoxMarty BystromBill Caudill(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros1BoxBob KnepperMario Soto(none)
San Diego Padres2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJerry ReussGary Lucas(none)
New York Mets4Montreal Expos8BoxRay BurrisPat Zachry(none)
New York Mets6Montreal Expos7BoxScott SandersonCraig SwanWoodie Fryman
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxJim KaatGrant JacksonBruce Sutter
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants3BoxDoyle AlexanderGaylord PerryGreg Minton
Atlanta Braves5San Francisco Giants8BoxAl HollandTommy BoggsGary Lavelle

Standings as of 1981-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Cleveland Indians1174.636--373436-11-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium924547.489
359Milwaukee Brewers1275.5830.55637195-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium975542.567
248Boston Red Sox1275.5830.5656143-24-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park965244.542
4610New York Yankees1486.5710.55444102-36-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I935142.548
5814Detroit Tigers1578.4672.04959-105-42-4L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium945341.564
61018Baltimore Orioles1147.3643.04054-142-52-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium945539.585
71121Toronto Blue Jays15510.3334.05362-93-32-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium913259.352
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics18171.944--96316511-06-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum914744.516
225Chicago White Sox13103.7694.57148234-16-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park934449.473
3713California Angels1789.4718.5727025-33-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium934350.462
4915Texas Rangers1367.4628.5636213-53-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium925141.554
51222Minnesota Twins15411.26711.54162-212-52-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium943757.394
71323Seattle Mariners16412.25012.054100-462-52-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome934053.430
61425Kansas City Royals1239.25011.02653-272-31-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium914744.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos13112.846--7351223-28-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium954946.516
223St. Louis Cardinals1192.8181.06127345-14-1W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II915041.549
346Philadelphia Phillies15105.6672.07461134-56-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium924943.533
4716Pittsburgh Pirates1156.4555.03238-63-31-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium914150.451
51020New York Mets1248.3336.53844-62-52-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium913754.407
61226Chicago Cubs14113.07110.52870-420-81-5L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field893752.416
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers16133.813--5629277-26-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium945044.532
2511Atlanta Braves1697.5634.06251116-43-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium904149.456
3612Cincinnati Reds1587.5334.55556-17-31-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium935835.624
4817San Francisco Giants18711.3897.05667-113-34-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park934944.527
5919San Diego Padres17611.3537.53766-293-53-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium933558.376
61124Houston Astros16412.2509.03244-120-34-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome945737.606