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Tuesday August 11,1981This 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.

1981 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1981-08-11

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox4Boston Red Sox2BoxSteve TroutBob StanleyEd Farmer
Milwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians5BoxMike CaldwellJohn DennyJamie Easterly
Milwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians1BoxJim SlatonRick WaitsJerry Augustine
Toronto Blue Jays6Detroit Tigers4BoxJuan BerenguerDan SchatzederRoy Lee Jackson
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins5BoxMike NorrisAlbert WilliamsJeff Jones
Texas Rangers1New York Yankees0BoxRick HoneycuttDave RighettiDave J. Schmidt
California Angels1Seattle Mariners4BoxJim BeattieKen ForschLarry Andersen
New York Mets4Chicago Cubs2BoxRay SearageLee SmithNeil Allen
Cincinnati Reds7Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxScott BrownTerry ForsterTom Hume
Pittsburgh Pirates6Montreal Expos3BoxKent TekulveWoodie Fryman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxRon ReedJim Kaat(none)
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres1BoxGaylord PerrySteve Mura(none)
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants3BoxTom GriffinJoe NiekroGreg Minton

Standings as of 1981-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New York Yankees583523.603--2281992915-1520-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I492425.490
259Baltimore Orioles553223.5821.52312112014-1618-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium502723.540
3610Milwaukee Brewers593425.5761.52632362719-1315-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium502822.560
4712Detroit Tigers593227.5423.5229228116-1416-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium502822.560
5814Boston Red Sox583028.5175.0261267-618-1412-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park502921.580
61018Cleveland Indians532627.4916.5195196-116-1110-16L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium502624.520
71426Toronto Blue Jays601743.28319.0195279-8410-217-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium462026.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Oakland Athletics623824.613--2572035416-1322-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum472621.553
236Chicago White Sox553322.6001.52611966515-1418-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park512130.412
347Texas Rangers573423.5961.52702185214-1320-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium482325.479
4915California Angels623131.5007.02722551717-1214-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium482028.417
51121Kansas City Royals512031.39212.5183233-5012-158-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium523022.577
61222Seattle Mariners602337.38314.0222291-699-1514-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome492128.429
71324Minnesota Twins591940.32217.5191246-558-1910-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502228.440
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Philadelphia Phillies573522.614--2552361913-1422-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium502426.480
248St. Louis Cardinals533122.5852.02422103211-1120-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II492821.571
3511Montreal Expos573126.5444.0236217199-1822-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium512922.569
4613Pittsburgh Pirates512724.5295.02171843315-1211-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium511932.373
51123New York Mets541935.35214.5186243-579-1810-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium492227.449
61225Chicago Cubs561640.28618.5186270-842-2113-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field472225.468
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers593722.627--2471777019-1318-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium512625.510
222Cincinnati Reds583622.6210.52692412819-1117-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium503020.600
3716Houston Astros592930.4928.02031911215-1614-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome513219.627
4817Atlanta Braves572829.4918.0209239-3016-1411-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium492227.449
5919San Francisco Giants612833.45910.0230232-214-1814-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park502822.560
61020San Diego Padres582335.39713.5197237-4012-2011-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium521834.346

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Greg Jelks3B-1B19.360Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies.