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Friday December 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.

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Standings at end of 1981 season.

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Milwaukee Brewers1096247.569--4934593434-2628-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonCounty Stadium000
236Baltimore Orioles1055946.5621.0429437-826-2433-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hank PetersMemorial Stadium000
349New York Yankees1075948.5512.04213437827-2932-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bill BergeschYankee Stadium I000
4511Detroit Tigers1096049.5502.04274042328-2632-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium000
5612Boston Red Sox1085949.5462.55194813829-2630-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Haywood SullivanFenway Park000
6915Cleveland Indians1035251.5057.0431442-1127-2225-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Stadium000
71426Toronto Blue Jays1063769.34923.5329466-13720-3317-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Pat GillickExhibition Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics1096445.587--4584035529-2435-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy MartinOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
2713Texas Rangers1055748.5435.04523896325-2432-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie RobinsonArlington Stadium000
3814Chicago White Sox1065452.5098.54764235329-2825-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park000
41017Kansas City Royals1035053.48511.0397405-831-2519-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John SchuerholzRoyals Stadium000
51119California Angels1105159.46413.54764532325-3126-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiAnaheim Stadium000
61222Seattle Mariners1104466.40020.5426521-9524-2920-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dan O'BrienThe Kingdome-10-1
71323Minnesota Twins1104268.38222.5378486-10817-3224-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Billy GardnerCalvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium-1-10
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals1035944.573--4644174727-2332-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Whitey HerzogBusch Stadium II-10-1
247Montreal Expos1086048.5561.54433944922-3038-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John McHaleOlympic Stadium000
3610Philadelphia Phillies1075948.5512.04914721923-2936-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium000
4920Pittsburgh Pirates1034756.45612.0407425-1824-2822-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Hardy PetersonThree Rivers Stadium-1-10
51021New York Mets1054263.40018.0348432-8417-3624-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenShea Stadium-2-1-1
61225Chicago Cubs1063967.36821.5370483-11311-3727-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dallas GreenWrigley Field-3-1-2
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1981 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1086642.611--4644402434-2032-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WagnerRiverfront Stadium000
234Los Angeles Dodgers1106347.5734.04503569430-2433-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium000
358Houston Astros1106149.5556.03943316330-2931-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al RosenAstrodome000
4716San Francisco Giants1115655.50511.54274141327-3129-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank RobinsonTom HallerCandlestick Park000
5818Atlanta Braves1075156.47714.5395416-2128-2922-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe TorreJohn MullenAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium-1-10
61124San Diego Padres1104169.37326.0382455-7321-3420-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jack McKeonJack Murphy Stadium000


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rod AllenOF22.067Traded by White Sox with Jim Essian and Todd Cruz to Mariners for Tom Paciorek. 
Mark BelangerSS37.186Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Dan BoitanoP28.264Traded by Mets with Doug Flynn to Rangers for Jim Kern. 
Dorian Boyland1B26.339Traded by Pirates to Giants for Tom Griffin. 
Scott BrownP25.103Traded by Reds to Royals for Clint Hurdle. 
Todd CruzSS-3B26.018Traded by White Sox with Rod Allen and Jim Essian to Mariners for Tom Paciorek. 
Jim EssianC30.343Traded by White Sox with Rod Allen and Todd Cruz to Mariners for Tom Paciorek. 
Doug Flynn2B-SS30.237Traded by Mets with Dan Boitano to Rangers for Jim Kern. 
Tim FoliSS31.003Traded by Pirates to Angels for Brian Harper. 
Rich GaleP27.326Traded by Royals with Bill Laskey to Giants for Jerry Martin. 
Cesar GeronimoOF33.275Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Tom GriffinP33.293Traded by Giants to Pirates for Doe Boyland. 
Brian HarperC22.056Traded by Angels to Pirates for Tim Foli. 
Clint HurdleOF24.134Traded by Royals to Reds for Scott Brown. 
Jim KernP32.271Traded by Rangers to Mets for Dan Boitano and Doug Flynn. 
Bill LaskeyP23.356Traded by Royals with Rich Gale to Giants for Jerry Martin. 
Jerry MartinOF32.214Traded by Giants to Royals for Bill Laskey and Rich Gale. 
Tom PaciorekOF-1B35.039Traded by Mariners to White Sox for Rod Allen, Jim Essian and Todd Cruz. 
Steve RatzerP28.093Traded by Expos with Cash to Mets for Frank Taveras. 
Frank TaverasSS31.352Traded by Mets to Expos for Steve Ratzer and Cash. 
Dorn TaylorP23.122Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates.