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Friday October 2,1981This 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 1981-10-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees9Baltimore Orioles0BoxDave RighettiSammy Stewart(none)
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox2BoxPete RedfernJerry KoosmanDoug Corbett
Boston Red Sox4Cleveland Indians11BoxDan SpillnerDennis Eckersley(none)
Oakland Athletics0Kansas City Royals3BoxDennis LeonardSteve McCatty(none)
Detroit Tigers2Milwaukee Brewers8BoxMoose HaasDan Petry(none)
Toronto Blue Jays3Seattle Mariners8BoxKen ClayJuan Berenguer(none)
California Angels6Texas Rangers8BoxSteve ComerAndy Hassler(none)
Atlanta Braves11Cincinnati Reds5BoxGaylord PerryFrank Pastore(none)
Houston Astros1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJerry ReussDon Sutton(none)
Montreal Expos3New York Mets0BoxSteve RogersPat Zachry(none)
Chicago Cubs7Philadelphia Phillies9BoxRon ReedDick Tidrow(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxKent TekulveBruce Sutter(none)

Standings as of 1981-10-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Milwaukee Brewers1076146.570--4894553434-2627-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium211.500
236New York Yankees1055946.5621.04193358427-2732-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschYankee Stadium I202.000
349Baltimore Orioles1035746.5532.0421435-1426-2431-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium2201.000
4511Detroit Tigers1075948.5512.04234002327-2532-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium211.500
5713Boston Red Sox1065749.5383.55094793027-2630-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park2201.000
6814Cleveland Indians1005248.5205.5429423627-2225-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium303.000
71426Toronto Blue Jays1043668.34623.5325461-13619-3217-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium211.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1076245.579--4463965027-2435-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum2201.000
2612Texas Rangers1035647.5444.04493806925-2431-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium211.500
3916Chicago White Sox1045252.5008.54584075129-2823-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park2201.000
41017Kansas City Royals1004951.4909.5381393-1230-2519-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeRoyals Stadium312.333
51120California Angels1085058.46312.54674501724-3026-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium211.500
61222Seattle Mariners1084365.39819.5421517-9624-2919-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome1101.000
71323Minnesota Twins1084266.38920.5362468-10617-3024-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1-12-1.000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1015744.564--4524143825-2332-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II12-12.000
247Montreal Expos1065947.5570.54373884921-2938-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium211.500
3610Philadelphia Phillies1055847.5521.04854632223-2935-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium211.500
4919Pittsburgh Pirates1014754.46510.0404413-924-2822-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium1-12-1.000
51021New York Mets1034162.39817.0342426-8417-3623-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium000
61124Chicago Cubs1043866.36520.5361477-11610-3627-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob KennedyWrigley Field-10-1
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1066541.613--4584362234-2031-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium211.500
223Los Angeles Dodgers1086246.5744.04403499130-2432-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium211.500
358Houston Astros1086048.5566.03873216629-2831-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome211.500
4715San Francisco Giants1085553.50911.04184001827-3128-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park312.333
5818Atlanta Braves1055055.47614.5391410-1927-2822-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bobby CoxJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium101.000
61225San Diego Padres1073968.36426.5368446-7819-3320-35W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium321.667