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Tuesday September 1,1981This 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 1981-09-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Seattle Mariners0Baltimore Orioles1BoxSteve StoneGlenn AbbottTippy Martinez
California Angels3Boston Red Sox2BoxKen ForschBob StanleyDon Aase
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox1BoxDan PetryJerry Koosman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Kansas City Royals3BoxLarry GuraMoose Haas(none)
New York Yankees11Minnesota Twins6BoxRick ReuschelPete Redfern(none)
Toronto Blue Jays9Texas Rangers3BoxJim ClancyDanny Darwin(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves0BoxSteve CarltonRick Mahler(none)
Montreal Expos4Cincinnati Reds3BoxCharlie LeaJoe PriceJeff Reardon
New York Mets2Houston Astros3BoxJoe SambitoMike Marshall(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxTom NiedenfuerOdell Jones(none)
Chicago Cubs2San Diego Padres3BoxRick WiseMike KrukowJohn Urrea
St. Louis Cardinals2San Francisco Giants4BoxVida BlueBob ForschAl Holland

Standings as of 1981-09-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Yankees784632.590--3152526321-1925-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gene MichaelYankee Stadium I291316.448
236Baltimore Orioles754332.5731.5308301719-1924-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium301614.533
347Detroit Tigers794534.5701.53012871419-1726-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium301515.500
4610Milwaukee Brewers794435.5572.53483202824-1920-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium301812.600
5813Boston Red Sox774136.5324.53613471423-2018-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park311813.581
61017Cleveland Indians723636.5007.0293295-220-1516-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium311615.516
71426Toronto Blue Jays782652.33320.0256362-10615-2211-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium281117.393
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics794732.595--3402806018-1729-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301713.567
258Texas Rangers754233.5603.03342854918-1924-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium301515.500
3711Chicago White Sox744133.5543.53342795522-2019-13L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park321319.406
4915California Angels804139.5136.53673283921-1820-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium301020.333
51120Kansas City Royals723141.43112.5267305-3821-2210-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium311912.613
61223Seattle Mariners802951.36318.5317401-8414-2115-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome291514.517
71325Minnesota Twins802753.33820.5258357-9911-2515-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium291415.483
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals704228.600--3222715117-1325-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II321715.531
249Montreal Expos754233.5602.53172764115-2327-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium331815.545
3512Philadelphia Phillies764234.5533.0328327116-2226-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium311714.548
4919Pittsburgh Pirates723339.45810.0288290-217-1915-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium301317.433
51021New York Mets742846.37816.0245319-7413-2515-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium291316.448
61224Chicago Cubs762749.35518.0257348-914-2522-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field271116.407
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers794930.620--3432489525-1624-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium311417.452
235Cincinnati Reds774532.5843.0330326421-1624-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium312110.677
3614Houston Astros794237.5327.02822523020-2222-15W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome311912.613
4716San Francisco Giants804040.5009.53092911821-2419-16W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park311615.516
5818Atlanta Braves773839.49410.0298316-1822-1915-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium291217.414
61122San Diego Padres792950.36720.0276331-5514-2815-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium311219.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Francisco BarriosP28.022Released by White Sox. 
Joe FergusonC-OF34.347Signed as Free Agent by Angels. 
Jerry GroteC38.330Released by Royals. 
Grant JacksonP38.338Purchased by Expos from Pirates.