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Friday May 22,1981This 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 1981-05-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox9California Angels5BoxBritt BurnsKen ForschEd Farmer
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers2BoxScott McGregorMilt WilcoxTippy Martinez
Minnesota Twins7Kansas City Royals0BoxJerry KoosmanDennis Leonard(none)
Boston Red Sox7Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJohn TudorMoose Haas(none)
Cleveland Indians7New York Yankees3BoxBert BlylevenTommy John(none)
Toronto Blue Jays2Oakland Athletics6BoxRick LangfordDave Stieb(none)
Texas Rangers6Seattle Mariners2BoxDanny DarwinFloyd Bannister(none)
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves2BoxJuan EichelbergerTommy BoggsGary Lucas
Montreal Expos6Chicago Cubs3BoxCharlie LeaMike Krukow(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Cincinnati Reds2BoxDave StewartDoug Bair(none)
San Francisco Giants6Houston Astros3BoxGreg MintonJoaquin Andujar(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxPascual PerezLarry Christenson(none)
New York Mets9St. Louis Cardinals3BoxPat ZachrySilvio Martinez(none)

Standings as of 1981-05-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles352312.657--1561203610-713-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium703634.514
224Cleveland Indians322012.6251.51111001112-48-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium713239.451
347New York Yankees372215.5952.01421212110-912-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I703733.529
4610Boston Red Sox372116.5683.0173178-512-79-9W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park713833.535
5812Milwaukee Brewers362016.5563.51631422111-79-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium734231.575
61018Detroit Tigers371819.4866.0138150-1210-98-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium724230.583
71323Toronto Blue Jays391227.30813.0128169-417-115-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium672542.373
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics422616.619--1801344612-914-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum673829.567
259Chicago White Sox352015.5712.5168137319-1011-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park713437.479
3713Texas Rangers362016.5563.0177156218-1012-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium693732.536
4916California Angels422121.5005.01831691413-88-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium683038.441
51121Minnesota Twins381325.34211.0135169-347-115-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium712843.394
61222Seattle Mariners391326.33311.5138195-576-127-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome703139.443
71424Kansas City Royals31922.29011.591143-526-113-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium724131.569
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals332112.636--165137289-512-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II693831.551
236Philadelphia Phillies382315.6050.5162142209-1014-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium693633.522
3511Montreal Expos372116.5682.0152153-18-1013-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium713932.549
4715Pittsburgh Pirates321616.5004.51231091410-85-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium703040.429
51125New York Mets351025.28612.0109162-534-136-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium683137.456
61226Chicago Cubs36729.19415.595169-741-165-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field673136.463
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers392811.718--152975514-614-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium713536.493
248Cincinnati Reds382216.5795.51661452112-710-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium704426.629
3614San Francisco Giants422220.5247.5150142812-910-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonSpec RichardsonCandlestick Park693435.493
4817Atlanta Braves381919.5008.5146144211-87-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium683137.456
5919Houston Astros401921.4759.51371251211-98-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome704228.600
61020San Diego Padres401624.40012.5135167-328-148-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium702545.357