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1981 New York YankeesGame Log
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Jim Spencer played for the 1981 New York Yankees
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionEastLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameYankees
LocationBronx,New York
Record59-48 (3rd in American League East)League Rank4thMLB Rank9th
ManagerBob Lemon,Gene MichaelGeneral ManagerGene Michael
CoachesJoe Altobelli (Bench Coach), Yogi Berra (First Base Coach), Mike Ferraro (Third Base Coach), Clyde King (Assistant Coach), Charlie Lau (Hitting Coach), Dom Scala (Bullpen Coach), Jeff Torborg (Bullpen Coach), Jerry Walker (Assistant Coach), Stan Williams (Pitching Coach)
PlayoffsLost World Series (Dodgers)
#1 Draft PickJohn Elway (#52)
Attendance1,614,353
Minor League AffiliatesColumbus Clippers (AAA) 88-51 ... Nashville Sounds (AA) 81-62 ... Fort Lauderdale Yankees (A+) 81-53 ... Greensboro Hornets (A) 98-43 ... Oneonta Yankees (A-) 48-25 ... Paintsville Yankees (Rk) 46-24 ... Gulf Coast Yankees (Rk) 30-29 ...
Years Available1901-2018

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1981 New York Yankees Game Log

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Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-04-09ThuTEXALHD1W10-39box - pbpW11-02442:4855,123Tommy JohnJon Matlack (L)Tommy JohnJon MatlackNone
1981-04-11SatTEXALHD2W5-19box - pbpW22-04442:1023,845Rudy MayDanny Darwin (R)Rudy MayDanny DarwinNone
1981-04-12SunTEXALHD3L4-69box - pbpL12-13452:3630,079Ron GuidryFergie Jenkins (R)Fergie JenkinsRon GuidryJim Kern
1981-04-13MonTORALAD4L1-59box - pbpL22-248142:1525,112Tommy JohnJim Clancy (R)Jim ClancyTommy JohnRoy Lee Jackson
1981-04-15WedTORALAN5W6-39box - pbpW13-22482:3716,280Rudy MayJackson Todd (R)Rudy MayJackson ToddRich Gossage
1981-04-17FriTEXALAN6W2-19box - pbpW24-22362:1834,333Ron GuidryDanny Darwin (R)Ron GuidryDanny DarwinRich Gossage
1981-04-18SatTEXALAD7L4-69box - pbpL14-33592:2223,744Tommy JohnRick Honeycutt (L)Steve ComerBill CastroNone
1981-04-19SunTEXALAD8L0-49box - pbpL24-458101:5720,757Tom UnderwoodJon Matlack (L)Jon MatlackTom UnderwoodNone
1981-04-20MonDETALHN9W6-29box - pbpW15-446112:2620,981Rudy MayDave Rozema (R)Rudy MayDave RozemaNone
1981-04-21TueDETALHN10W2-09box - pbpW26-446102:3415,359Doug BirdMilt Wilcox (R)Doug BirdMilt WilcoxRich Gossage
1981-04-22WedDETALHN11W7-29box - pbpW37-42362:2122,835Ron GuidryHoward Bailey (L)Dave LaRocheHoward BaileyNone
1981-04-24FriTORALHN12W4-29box - pbpW48-42462:2220,863Tommy JohnMark Bomback (R)Tommy JohnMark BombackRich Gossage
1981-04-25SatTORALHD13L2-79box - pbpL18-51382:3417,319Rudy MayJackson Todd (R)Jackson ToddRudy MayNone
1981-04-26SunTORALHD14L1-29box - pbpL28-646102:3837,306Tom UnderwoodDave Stieb (R)Dave StiebTom UnderwoodNone
1981-04-27MonDETALAN15W3-19box - pbpW19-63592:0827,487Ron GuidryHoward Bailey (L)Ron GuidryHoward BaileyRich Gossage
1981-04-28TueDETALAN16W4-19box - pbpW210-62482:1118,420Tommy JohnDan Schatzeder (L)Tommy JohnDan SchatzederNone
1981-04-29WedDETALAD17W3-29box - pbpW311-61372:2218,167Rudy MayJack Morris (R)Rudy MayJack MorrisRon Davis
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-05-01FriOAKALAN18L6-89box - pbpL111-72483:1744,105Tom UnderwoodRick Langford (R)Rick LangfordTom UnderwoodJeff Jones
1981-05-02SatOAKALAD19L3-69box - pbpL211-82483:0148,179Ron GuidryMatt Keough (R)Matt KeoughRon GuidryBob Owchinko
1981-05-03SunOAKALAD20W3-210box - pbpW113-82373:140Rudy MaySteve McCatty (R)Ron DavisSteve McCattyNone
1981-05-03SunOAKALAD21W2-09box - pbpW213-82372:4848,592Tommy JohnBrian Kingman (R)Tommy JohnBrian KingmanRich Gossage
1981-05-04MonCALALAN22W4-29box - pbpW314-82372:3030,897Gene NelsonGeoff Zahn (L)Gene NelsonGeoff ZahnRon Davis
1981-05-05TueCALALAN23L2-69box - pbpL114-93482:3935,629Tom UnderwoodBill Travers (L)Jesse JeffersonTom UnderwoodDon Aase
1981-05-06WedCALALAN24W5-29box - pbpW115-92372:5937,410Ron GuidryMike Witt (R)Ron GuidryMike WittRich Gossage
1981-05-07ThuCALALAN25L1-29box - pbpL115-102482:2938,789Tommy JohnKen Forsch (R)Ken ForschTommy JohnDon Aase
1981-05-08FriSEAALAN26L2-39box - pbpL215-112482:3018,458Rudy MayBryan Clark (L)Bryan ClarkRudy MayNone
1981-05-09SatSEAALAN27L5-69box - pbpL315-1236102:4251,903Gene NelsonBrian Allard (R)Dick DragoRon DavisNone
1981-05-10SunSEAALAN28W5-29box - pbpW116-123592:1518,342Tom UnderwoodJerry Don Gleaton (L)Tom UnderwoodJerry GleatonRich Gossage
1981-05-12TueOAKALHN29W4-19box - pbpW217-122372:2030,959Ron GuidryRick Langford (R)Ron GuidryRick LangfordRich Gossage
1981-05-13WedOAKALHN30L4-59box - pbpL117-133592:4135,419Tommy JohnMatt Keough (R)Matt KeoughTommy JohnBob Owchinko
1981-05-14ThuOAKALHN31W9-59box - pbpW118-133583:1235,761Rudy MayMike Norris (R)Rich GossageJeff JonesNone
1981-05-16SatSEAALHN32W7-59box - pbpW219-133472:3433,759Tom UnderwoodJerry Don Gleaton (L)Doug BirdJerry GleatonRich Gossage
1981-05-17SunSEAALHD33L0-19box - pbpL119-143482:3954,223Ron GuidryFloyd Bannister (L)Floyd BannisterRon DavisShane Rawley
1981-05-18MonKCAALHN34W2-19box - pbpW120-143482:1121,853Tommy JohnPaul Splittorff (L)Tommy JohnPaul SplittorffRich Gossage
1981-05-19TueKCAALHN35W6-59box - pbpW221-143473:2123,128Rudy MayRich Gale (R)Doug BirdRenie MartinRon Davis
1981-05-20WedKCAALHN36W5-411box - pbpW322-143473:2127,912Gene NelsonLarry Gura (L)Bill CastroDan QuisenberryNone
1981-05-22FriCLEALHN37L3-79box - pbpL122-153472:4930,182Tommy JohnBert Blyleven (R)Bert BlylevenTommy JohnNone
1981-05-23SatCLEALHN38W3-29box - pbpW123-153472:3337,179Dave RighettiRick Waits (L)Dave RighettiRick WaitsRon Davis
1981-05-24SunCLEALHD39L5-129box - pbpL123-163582:4553,874Rudy MayJohn Denny (R)John DennyRudy MayNone
1981-05-25MonBALALAN40L1-109box - pbpL223-173692:2142,949Ron GuidryJim Palmer (R)Jim PalmerRon GuidryNone
1981-05-26TueBALALAN41L4-69box - pbpL323-1847103:0038,646Gene NelsonScott McGregor (L)Sammy StewartGene NelsonNone
1981-05-27WedBALALAN42L5-69box - pbpL423-1958132:5042,869Rudy MayMike Flanagan (L)Tippy MartinezRich GossageNone
1981-05-29FriCLEALAN43W5-29box - pbpW124-1947122:5365,311Dave RighettiRick Waits (L)Dave RighettiRick WaitsRich Gossage
1981-05-30SatCLEALAD44W1-09box - pbpW225-1936112:2924,318Gene NelsonDan Spillner (R)Gene NelsonDan SpillnerRich Gossage
1981-05-31SunCLEALAD45L2-79box - pbpL125-2047123:0440,045Rudy MayLen Barker (R)Len BarkerRudy MayNone
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-06-01MonCLEALAN46W5-39box - pbpW126-2036102:4530,198Doug BirdWayne Garland (R)Doug BirdWayne GarlandRich Gossage
1981-06-02TueBALALHN47W5-311box - pbpW227-203693:1225,057Ron GuidryMike Flanagan (L)Rich GossageSammy StewartNone
1981-06-03WedBALALHN48W2-011box - pbpW328-202463:3330,162Dave RighettiDennis Martinez (R)Ron DavisTippy MartinezNone
1981-06-04ThuBALALHN49W12-39box - pbpW429-202342:3337,954Gene NelsonDave Ford (R)Gene NelsonDave FordNone
1981-06-05FriCHAALHN50W6-512box - pbpW530-202334:0835,707Rudy MayBritt Burns (L)Dave LaRocheKevin HickeyNone
1981-06-06SatCHAALHN51W2-09box - pbpW631-201122:2236,255Doug BirdSteve Trout (L)Doug BirdSteve TroutRich Gossage
1981-06-07SunCHAALHD52W3-19box - pbpW732-201122:3852,367Ron GuidryRoss Baumgarten (L)Ron GuidryRoss BaumgartenRich Gossage
1981-06-08MonKCAALAN53W8-39box - pbpW833-201123:1336,922Dave RighettiRich Gale (R)Dave RighettiRich GaleNone
1981-06-09TueKCAALAN54W8-59box - pbpW934-201123:0536,496Gene NelsonJuan Berenguer (R)Dave LaRocheRenie MartinRich Gossage
1981-06-10WedCHAALAN55L5-69box - pbpL134-211143:2033,647Rudy MayBritt Burns (L)Britt BurnsRudy MayEd Farmer
1981-06-11ThuCHAALAN56L2-39box - pbpL234-221252:4433,777Doug BirdSteve Trout (L)Steve TroutDoug BirdLaMarr Hoyt
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-08-10MonTEXALHN57W2-09box - pbpW135-221131:4340,373Tommy JohnDanny Darwin (R)Tommy JohnDanny DarwinRudy May
1981-08-11TueTEXALHN58L0-19box - pbpL135-231252:2430,117Dave RighettiRick Honeycutt (L)Rick HoneycuttDave RighettiDave J. Schmidt
1981-08-12WedTEXALHD59W5-49box - pbpW136-231122:0820,918Rick ReuschelJon Matlack (L)Dave LaRocheFergie JenkinsGeorge Frazier
1981-08-13ThuDETALAN60W3-09box - pbpW237-231122:3920,957Ron GuidryDan Petry (R)Ron GuidryDan PetryRon Davis
1981-08-14FriDETALAN61L0-19box - pbpL137-241242:0723,395Rudy MayMilt Wilcox (R)Milt WilcoxRudy MayKevin Saucier
1981-08-15SatDETALAN62L5-89box - pbpL237-251243:0126,848Dave LaRocheDan Schatzeder (L)Dan SchatzederDave LaRocheKevin Saucier
1981-08-16SunDETALAD63L4-59box - pbpL337-261362:5421,077Dave RighettiJack Morris (R)Aurelio LopezRon DavisNone
1981-08-17MonCHAALHN64L1-49box - pbpL437-271482:4224,651Rick ReuschelBritt Burns (L)Britt BurnsRick ReuschelKevin Hickey
1981-08-18TueCHAALHN65W4-09box - pbpW138-271362:3530,157Ron GuidrySteve Trout (L)Ron GuidrySteve TroutGeorge Frazier
1981-08-19WedCHAALHN66L5-69box - pbpL138-281473:0530,421Tommy JohnRichard Dotson (R)Dennis LampRudy MayEd Farmer
1981-08-21FriKCAALHN67L0-49box - pbpL238-2936102:2237,970Dave RighettiLarry Gura (L)Larry GuraDave RighettiNone
1981-08-22SatKCAALHD68W5-09box - pbpW139-292592:3640,127Rick ReuschelPaul Splittorff (L)Rick ReuschelPaul SplittorffGeorge Frazier
1981-08-23SunKCAALHD69W8-09box - pbpW240-292482:2740,258Ron GuidryRich Gale (R)Ron GuidryRich GaleNone
1981-08-24MonMINALHN70L2-312box - pbpL140-3036103:0621,513Tommy JohnBrad Havens (L)Jack O'ConnorGeorge FrazierNone
1981-08-25TueMINALHN71L0-39box - pbpL240-3136102:1826,110Rudy MayDarrell Jackson (L)Darrell JacksonRudy MayJerry Koosman
1981-08-26WedMINALHN72W3-29box - pbpW141-3136102:1430,271Dave RighettiAlbert Williams (R)Rich GossageAlbert WilliamsNone
1981-08-27ThuCHAALAN73L1-38box - pbpL141-3236102:2230,787Rick ReuschelBritt Burns (L)LaMarr HoytRon DavisNone
1981-08-28FriCHAALAN74W6-19box - pbpW142-322582:4833,390Ron GuidrySteve Trout (L)Ron GuidrySteve TroutNone
1981-08-29SatCHAALAN75W12-29box - pbpW243-322583:0032,507Tommy JohnRichard Dotson (R)Tommy JohnRichard DotsonNone
1981-08-30SunCHAALAD76W5-19box - pbpW344-321252:4933,213Rudy MayDennis Lamp (R)Rudy MayDennis LampNone
1981-08-31MonMINALAN77W7-09box - pbpW445-321252:1612,774Dave RighettiAlbert Williams (R)Dave RighettiAlbert WilliamsNone
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-09-01TueMINALAN78W11-69box - pbpW546-321242:2214,075Rick ReuschelPete Redfern (R)Rick ReuschelPete RedfernNone
1981-09-02WedMINALAN79L3-49box - pbpL146-331142:3316,231Ron GuidryDarrell Jackson (L)Don CooperRich GossageNone
1981-09-03ThuKCAALAN80L2-39box - pbpL246-342362:1926,565Tommy JohnMike Jones (L)Mike JonesTommy JohnDan Quisenberry
1981-09-04FriKCAALAN81W4-09box - pbpW147-341252:3134,272Rudy MayDennis Leonard (R)Rudy MayDennis LeonardRon Davis
1981-09-05SatKCAALAD82W2-19box - pbpW248-341132:3638,325Dave RighettiLarry Gura (L)Dave RighettiLarry GuraRich Gossage
1981-09-06SunKCAALAD83W6-19box - pbpW349-341132:2240,105Rick ReuschelAtlee Hammaker (L)Rick ReuschelAtlee HammakerNone
1981-09-07MonMILALHD84W4-29box - pbpW450-341122:1955,083Ron GuidryRandy Lerch (L)Ron GuidryRandy LerchRich Gossage
1981-09-09WedMILALHN85W5-29box - pbpW551-351122:020Tommy JohnPete Vuckovich (R)Tommy JohnPete VuckovichNone
1981-09-09WedMILALHN86L3-59box - pbpL151-351122:5027,337Rudy MayMike Caldwell (L)Mike CaldwellRudy MayRollie Fingers
1981-09-11FriBOSALHN87W4-19box - pbpW152-351122:0243,018Dave RighettiDennis Eckersley (R)Dave RighettiDennis EckersleyRich Gossage
1981-09-12SatBOSALHD88L1-29box - pbpL152-361132:0738,307Rick ReuschelBob Ojeda (L)Bob OjedaRick ReuschelMark Clear
1981-09-13SunBOSALHD89W10-69box - pbpW153-361122:5044,686Ron GuidryFrank Tanana (L)Ron GuidryFrank TananaNone
1981-09-14MonMILALAN90W10-29box - pbpW254-361122:2917,545Tommy JohnMike Caldwell (L)Tommy JohnMike CaldwellNone
1981-09-15TueMILALAN91L1-29box - pbpL154-371132:1515,402Rudy MayMoose Haas (R)Moose HaasRudy MayRollie Fingers
1981-09-16WedMILALAN92L2-39box - pbpL254-381142:1013,510Dave RighettiRandy Lerch (L)Randy LerchDave RighettiRollie Fingers
1981-09-18FriBOSALAD93W6-49box - pbpW155-381132:2034,283Rick ReuschelFrank Tanana (L)Ron DavisBob StanleyNone
1981-09-19SatBOSALAN94L5-89box - pbpL155-391132:4432,620Ron GuidryMike Torrez (R)John TudorRon DavisMark Clear
1981-09-20SunBOSALAD95L1-49box - pbpL255-401132:1935,091Tommy JohnBruce Hurst (L)Bruce HurstTommy JohnBill Campbell
1981-09-21MonCLEALHN96L0-59box - pbpL355-411252:2720,102Rudy MayRick Waits (L)Rick WaitsRudy MayNone
1981-09-22TueCLEALHN97L4-69box - pbpL455-422363:2215,098Dave RighettiLen Barker (R)Len BarkerDave RighettiSid Monge
1981-09-23WedCLEALHN98W6-19box - pbpW156-421242:2121,596Rick ReuschelJohn Denny (R)Rick ReuschelJohn DennyNone
1981-09-24ThuBALALHN99L1-59box - pbpL156-432352:0921,007Ron GuidryJim Palmer (R)Jim PalmerRon GuidryNone
1981-09-25FriBALALHN100L0-19box - pbpL256-445672:0133,427Tommy JohnScott McGregor (L)Scott McGregorTommy JohnNone
1981-09-26SatBALALHN101W6-49box - pbpW157-442352:4831,993Rudy MayMike Flanagan (L)Ron DavisSteve StoneNone
1981-09-27SunBALALHD102W5-29box - pbpW258-441242:3144,481Dave RighettiDennis Martinez (R)Dave RighettiDennis MartinezNone
1981-09-28MonCLEALAN103L2-69box - pbpL158-452372:386,168Rick ReuschelTom Brennan (R)Tom BrennanRick ReuschelNone
1981-09-29TueCLEALAN104L2-39box - pbpL258-463481:597,003Ron GuidryJohn Denny (R)John DennyRon GuidryNone
Game DateDayOppLgH/AD/NGW/LResultInnBoxscoresStrkRecordDiv-RkLg-RkMLB-RkTimeAttBallparkStarting PitcherOpponent PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
1981-10-02FriBALALAN105W9-09box - pbpW159-462362:0525,748Dave RighettiSammy Stewart (R)Dave RighettiSammy StewartNone
1981-10-03SatBALALAN106L0-39box - pbpL159-473481:5528,575Tommy JohnScott McGregor (L)Scott McGregorTommy JohnNone
1981-10-04SunBALALAD107L2-59box - pbpL259-483492:1429,169Rick ReuschelMike Flanagan (L)Mike FlanaganRick ReuschelTim Stoddard

Team Splits

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CategoryGPWLWpctRFRADiff
Season Total1075948.551421343+78
Home Games513219.627203154+49
Away Games562729.482218189+29
Night Games764234.553308241+67
Day Games311714.548113102+11
March/April17116.6476448+16
May281414.500104118-14
June1192.8185832+26
July000.000000
August211110.5247848+30
Sept/Oct301416.46711797+20
1-Run Games331221.3648897-9
Close Games (1-2-3 Runs)743836.514242226+16
Blowouts (7+ runs)972.7787432+42
Extra Innings651.8332317+6
Shutouts22139.5915123+28
vs LHSP522626.500182161+21
vs RHSP553322.600239182+57
vs Division522626.500193184+9
vs League1075948.551421343+78
InterLeague000.000000