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1981 San Diego Padres (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 41-69 .373
Rank: th in National League West
Run Differential: 382-455 -73
Roster Continuity 41.26% 26/26
Manager(s): Frank Howard
General Manager: Jack McKeon
Location: San Diego, California
Ballpark: Jack Murphy Stadium
Attendance: 519,161 25/26
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kevin McReynolds (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Ed Brinkman
Assistant Coach: Ed Stevens
Bullpen Coach: Clyde McCullough
First Base Coach: Bobby Tolan
Pitching Coach: Chuck Estrada
Third Base Coach: Jack Krol

#1 Draft Picks

Terry Kennedy (#6), Mike Phillips (#18), Steve Swisher (#21)
National League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6642.611--
6347.5734.0
6149.5556.0
5655.50511.5
5056.47215.0
4169.37326.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 1981 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    11981-04-09W 4-1 @SFN
    21981-04-10W 4-2 @SFN
    31981-04-11L 0-2 @SFN
    41981-04-12L 6-7 @SFN
    51981-04-13L 1-7 CIN
    61981-04-14L 0-4 CIN
    71981-04-15L 1-10 CIN
    81981-04-17W 3-2 LAN
    91981-04-18L 0-2 LAN
    101981-04-19L 1-6 LAN
    111981-04-20L 0-9 SFN
    121981-04-21W 3-1 SFN
    131981-04-22W 4-0 SFN
    141981-04-23L 1-3 @LAN
    151981-04-24W 6-5 @LAN
    161981-04-25L 1-2 @LAN
    171981-04-26L 2-3 @LAN
    181981-04-28L 2-11 @CIN
    191981-04-29L 5-8 @CIN
    201981-04-30L 3-4 @CIN
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    211981-05-01W 4-2 @NYN
    221981-05-02L 2-6 @NYN
    231981-05-03W 4-1 @NYN
    241981-05-03L 4-7 @NYN
    251981-05-05L 3-4 @MON
    261981-05-06W 13-5 @MON
    271981-05-07L 1-2 @MON
    281981-05-08L 7-11 @PHI
    291981-05-09L 6-9 @PHI
    301981-05-10W 8-4 @PHI
    311981-05-12W 3-0 NYN
    321981-05-13W 5-0 NYN
    331981-05-14W 10-6 NYN
    341981-05-15L 1-2 PHI
    351981-05-16W 2-1 PHI
    361981-05-17L 3-6 PHI
    371981-05-18L 2-3 MON
    381981-05-19W 3-1 MON
    391981-05-20L 2-6 MON
    401981-05-22W 5-2 @ATL
    411981-05-23L 6-7 @ATL
    421981-05-24W 7-5 @ATL
    431981-05-25L 3-6 @HOU
    441981-05-26L 0-1 @HOU
    451981-05-27L 0-1 @HOU
    461981-05-29L 1-7 ATL
    471981-05-30W 11-1 ATL
    481981-05-31W 5-1 ATL
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    491981-06-02L 1-2 HOU
    501981-06-03L 1-6 HOU
    511981-06-04W 7-5 HOU
    521981-06-05L 1-2 @SLN
    531981-06-06L 1-11 @SLN
    541981-06-07W 5-1 @SLN
    551981-06-09W 7-4 @PIT
    561981-06-10W 3-2 @PIT
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    571981-08-10L 2-3 ATL
    581981-08-11L 1-5 ATL
    591981-08-12L 3-4 ATL
    601981-08-13W 9-1 HOU
    611981-08-14L 1-5 HOU
    621981-08-15L 0-5 HOU
    631981-08-16L 0-3 HOU
    641981-08-17L 1-2 @SLN
    651981-08-18W 4-3 @SLN
    661981-08-19L 6-7 @SLN
    671981-08-21L 2-4 @PIT
    681981-08-21L 2-3 @PIT
    691981-08-22W 7-6 @PIT
    701981-08-23L 2-5 @PIT
    711981-08-24L 8-9 @CHN
    721981-08-25L 3-4 @CHN
    731981-08-26L 7-9 @CHN
    741981-08-27L 2-3 SLN
    751981-08-29L 1-6 SLN
    761981-08-29L 5-6 SLN
    771981-08-30W 9-6 SLN
    781981-08-31W 4-1 CHN
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    791981-09-01W 3-2 CHN
    801981-09-02W 5-4 CHN
    811981-09-03L 3-7 PIT
    821981-09-04W 5-4 PIT
    831981-09-05L 1-2 PIT
    841981-09-06L 5-9 PIT
    851981-09-07L 7-8 @CIN
    861981-09-08W 6-1 @CIN
    871981-09-09L 4-5 @CIN
    881981-09-11L 1-4 @ATL
    891981-09-12L 4-5 @ATL
    901981-09-13W 6-4 @ATL
    911981-09-14L 5-10 LAN
    921981-09-15W 8-2 LAN
    931981-09-16L 2-5 HOU
    941981-09-17L 0-9 HOU
    951981-09-18L 0-3 ATL
    961981-09-19W 6-3 ATL
    971981-09-20L 1-3 ATL
    981981-09-21W 6-0 CIN
    991981-09-22L 2-3 CIN
    1001981-09-23L 1-5 CIN
    1011981-09-25L 0-3 SFN
    1021981-09-26L 5-6 SFN
    1031981-09-27L 3-7 SFN
    1041981-09-28L 1-2 @HOU
    1051981-09-29W 2-1 @HOU
    1061981-09-30W 2-0 @LAN
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1071981-10-01W 1-0 @LAN
    1081981-10-03W 4-3 @SFN
    1091981-10-03W 7-2 @SFN
    1101981-10-04L 3-4 @SFN
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    41-69
    Terry Kennedy 98
    Steve Swisher 6
    Doug Gwosdz 6
    Broderick Perkins 56
    Randy Bass 45
    Barry Evans 9
    Juan Bonilla 97
    Mike Phillips 8
    Tim Flannery 3
    Barry Evans 2
    Luis Salazar 88
    Tim Flannery 11
    Barry Evans 9
    Mario Ramirez 2
    Ozzie Smith 110
    Gene Richards 101
    Jose Moreno 4
    Dave Edwards 2
    Broderick Perkins 1
    Luis Salazar 1
    Alan Wiggins 1
    Ruppert Jones 102
    Luis Salazar 8
    Joe Lefebvre 70
    Dave Edwards 23
    Luis Salazar 9
    Jose Moreno 4
    Jerry Turner 2
    Broderick Perkins 2


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