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Games on 1981-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox6BoxBob OjedaMilt WilcoxBill Campbell
Baltimore Orioles6Cleveland Indians2BoxScott McGregorLen BarkerTim Stoddard
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxFernando ValenzuelaRick Mahler(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos4BoxJoaquin AndujarSteve Rogers(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets2BoxDickie NolesMike ScottRon Reed
Houston Astros9San Diego Padres0BoxJoe NiekroSteve Mura(none)
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants0BoxTom SeaverAl HollandTom Hume

Standings as of 1981-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees925438.587--3722868625-2329-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschYankee Stadium I15510.333
236Baltimore Orioles895138.5731.53753641122-2129-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium1688.500
348Detroit Tigers945341.5642.03653501523-2230-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1578.467
457Milwaukee Brewers945341.5642.04193853429-2224-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium1596.600
569Boston Red Sox925141.5543.04304012926-2325-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park1688.500
6916Cleveland Indians874344.4948.5361373-1222-2021-24L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium1697.563
71426Toronto Blue Jays923260.34822.0288404-11618-2714-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium1459.357
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics945440.574--3953455022-2232-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15105.667
2712Texas Rangers894841.5393.53953356021-2227-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium1697.563
3814Chicago White Sox894643.5175.53923454725-2421-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park1789.471
41019Kansas City Royals864145.4779.0317347-3026-2315-22W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium1798.529
51120California Angels944351.45711.04043921222-2521-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium1688.500
61221Minnesota Twins943658.38318.0315413-9813-2622-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium15510.333
71323Seattle Mariners943559.37219.0372460-8819-2716-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome1596.600
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133St. Louis Cardinals865135.593--3833295423-1728-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II1688.500
2511Philadelphia Phillies904941.5444.0396389719-2630-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium17107.588
3613Montreal Expos914843.5275.53763562018-2730-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium17125.706
4918Pittsburgh Pirates854144.4829.5340337321-2119-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium17512.294
51022New York Mets883355.37519.0282368-8615-3118-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium1587.533
61124Chicago Cubs883256.36420.0306404-988-2923-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field1569.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers945836.617--40329810527-1931-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium16511.313
222Cincinnati Reds925537.5982.04023871526-1929-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium16115.688
3410Houston Astros945242.5536.03382875126-2526-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome1697.563
4715San Francisco Giants954748.49511.53623471522-2925-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park1697.563
5817Atlanta Braves914447.48412.5345359-1423-2520-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium1569.400
61225San Diego Padres943460.36224.0338410-7216-3218-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium1679.438