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Thursday April 30,1981This 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 1981-04-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Toronto Blue Jays0Baltimore Orioles4BoxMike FlanaganJackson Todd(none)
Minnesota Twins8Boston Red Sox4BoxRoger EricksonFrank Tanana(none)
Milwaukee Brewers12California Angels1BoxJerry AugustineJesse Jefferson(none)
Chicago White Sox2Cleveland Indians3BoxRick WaitsRoss Baumgarten(none)
Detroit Tigers2Seattle Mariners0BoxDave RozemaJerry Gleaton(none)
Kansas City Royals0Texas Rangers7BoxRick HoneycuttRich Gale(none)
Houston Astros5Atlanta Braves1BoxJoe NiekroTommy Boggs(none)
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds4BoxMike LaCossSteve MuraTom Hume
Pittsburgh Pirates7New York Mets4BoxJohn CandelariaRandy JonesGrant Jackson

Standings as of 1981-04-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Cleveland Indians1284.667--403646-12-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium914447.484
248New York Yankees17116.6470.56448165-36-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I904842.533
3612Milwaukee Brewers1697.5631.07452226-23-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium935340.570
4815Baltimore Orioles1578.4672.55864-62-55-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium905238.578
5916Boston Red Sox1679.4383.06993-243-54-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park925240.565
61018Detroit Tigers19811.4213.55569-146-42-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium905238.578
71119Toronto Blue Jays19712.3684.56772-55-52-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium873057.345
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics21183.857--105416411-07-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum884642.523
237Chicago White Sox17116.6475.08365185-46-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park894346.483
3510Texas Rangers17107.5886.09462323-57-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium884741.534
4713California Angels211011.4768.08391-87-43-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium894148.461
51220Minnesota Twins19712.36810.06382-193-53-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium903456.378
61324Seattle Mariners20515.25012.570116-463-72-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome893950.438
71425Kansas City Royals13310.23111.02660-342-41-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium904743.522
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos16124.750--8263194-48-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium924844.522
234St. Louis Cardinals1394.6921.56435295-34-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II895039.562
345Philadelphia Phillies18126.6671.08670164-58-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium894742.528
4611Pittsburgh Pirates1486.5713.05742156-31-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium883850.432
51123New York Mets15411.2677.54269-272-52-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium883751.420
61226Chicago Cubs16313.1889.03673-370-82-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field873552.402
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Los Angeles Dodgers19145.737--6438267-27-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium914942.538
259Cincinnati Reds18117.6112.57866127-34-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium905535.611
3714Atlanta Braves19910.4745.0686356-43-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium874146.471
4817San Francisco Giants21912.4296.06575-105-44-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park904743.522
5921Houston Astros19712.3687.04450-63-34-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome915437.593
61022San Diego Padres20614.3008.54789-423-83-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium903555.389


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave StegmanOF27.090Traded by Padres to Yankees for Byron Ballard. 
Mike WarrenP20.035Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.