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1981 Boston Red Sox (MLB)

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W-L Record: 59-49 .546
Rank: th in American League East
Run Differential: 519-481 + 38
Manager(s): Ralph Houk
General Manager: Haywood Sullivan
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Ballpark: Fenway Park
Attendance: 1,060,379 11/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Steve Lyons (#19) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

First Base Coach: Tommy Harper
Hitting Coach: Walt Hriniak
Pitching Coach: Lee Stange
Third Base Coach: Eddie Yost

#1 Draft Picks

Frank Tanana (#13), Jim Rice (#15), Bruce Hurst (#22)
American League East Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
6247.569--
5946.5622.0
5948.5512.0
6049.5502.0
5949.5462.5
5251.5057.0
3769.34923.5
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1981 Boston Red Sox. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1981 Boston Red Sox Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1BOSvs CHAL3-50-14919No135-2
    2BOSvs CHAW5-41-15913No189-1 
    3BOSvs BALL1-51-261022No1.5914-5 
    4BOSvs BALW7-22-24612No1.516160 
    5BOS@ CHAW8-53-24510Yes224213
    6BOS@ CHAL1-23-34612No325232
    7BOS@ CHAW9-44-3238Yes234277
    8BOSvs TEXW4-25-3237Yes138299 
    9BOSvs TEXW10-46-3125Yes--483315 
    10BOSvs TEXL8-166-4358Yes0.556497 
    11BOS@ BALL2-76-53512No158562 
    12BOS@ BALW7-57-5248Yes0.565614 
    13BOS@ TEXL0-107-64611No16571-6 
    14BOS@ TEXL0-97-74814No1.56580-15 
    15BOS@ TEXL0-57-84815No36585-20 
    16BOSvs MINL4-87-95916No36993-24 
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    17BOSvs MINL1-67-1061018No47099-29 
    18BOSvs MINL2-117-1161119No572110-38 
    19BOSvs MINL1-37-1261120No573113-40
    20BOS@ KCAW8-78-1261119No4.581120-39
    21BOS@ KCAL1-28-1361120No582122-40 
    22BOS@ KCAW3-19-1361019No585123-38 
    23BOS@ TORW4-210-1361019No3.589125-36
    24BOS@ TORW10-311-135917No3.599128-29 
    25BOS@ TORW9-512-135916No3.5108133-25 
    26BOS@ TORW7-613-135814No3.5115139-24 
    27BOS@ MINL3-413-145916No3.5118143-25 
    28BOS@ MINW5-214-144914No3.5123145-22
    29BOS@ MINW9-715-144814No3132152-20 
    30BOSvs KCAW4-316-144612No3136155-19 
    31BOSvs KCAL6-716-154714No3142162-20
    32BOSvs KCAL4-516-165915No4.5146167-21
    33BOSvs SEAW8-517-165915No4154172-18
    34BOSvs SEAW4-018-165813No4158172-14 
    35BOSvs OAKW5-319-165713No4163175-12
    36BOSvs OAKW3-020-165711No3166175-9 
    37BOS@ MILW7-321-164610No3173178-5 
    38BOS@ MILW8-122-16469No31811792
    39BOS@ MILL1-222-185812No3189191-2 
    40BOS@ MILL7-1022-185812No3189191-2 
    41BOSvs CLEW8-723-184711No3197198-1 
    42BOSvs CLEL2-523-195813No4199203-4
    43BOSvs CLEW10-524-194712No42092081 
    44BOSvs MILL4-524-205813No52132130 
    45BOSvs MILW7-625-205813No42202191 
    46BOSvs MILL2-525-215813No4222224-2 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    47BOS@ CLEW4-026-214712No32262242 
    48BOS@ CLEL1-426-225813No3227228-1
    49BOS@ CLEW6-527-224711No22332330
    50BOS@ OAKW4-128-224711No22372343
    51BOS@ OAKL2-628-235812No3239240-1 
    52BOS@ OAKL3-428-245813No4242244-2 
    53BOS@ SEAL0-228-255813No5242246-4 
    54BOS@ SEAW10-129-254712No52522475 
    55BOS@ SEAW4-230-253610No42562497
    56BOS@ CALL2-730-265813No42582562 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    57BOSvs CHAL1-730-275813No5259263-4 
    58BOSvs CHAL2-430-285814No5261267-6
    59BOSvs CHAW8-131-285813No52692681 
    60BOSvs CHAW9-632-284712No52782744
    61BOS@ TEXL2-332-295813No52802773 
    62BOS@ TEXW5-333-295813No42852805 
    63BOS@ TEXL0-333-305813No42852832 
    64BOS@ OAKL2-333-315813No4.52872861 
    65BOS@ OAKL2-433-325814No4.5289290-1 
    66BOS@ OAKW6-434-325814No42952941
    67BOS@ SEAW7-435-325813No3.53022984 
    68BOS@ SEAW5-336-325813No3.53073016
    69BOS@ SEAW7-537-325813No3.53143068
    70BOS@ CALL6-837-335813No3.53203146
    71BOS@ CALL7-837-345813No4.53273225 
    72BOSvs OAKW6-538-345813No43333276 
    73BOSvs OAKW12-539-345813No334533213 
    74BOSvs OAKW7-640-345813No335233814 
    75BOSvs OAKL3-540-355813No3.535534312 
    76BOSvs CALW4-141-355813No3.535934415 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    77BOSvs CALL2-341-365813No4.536134714
    78BOSvs CALW3-142-365813No3.536434816
    79BOSvs SEAL7-842-375814No437135615
    80BOSvs SEAL2-542-385814No4.537336112
    81BOSvs SEAW12-543-385814No4.538536619 
    82BOSvs SEAW6-144-385713No4.539136724
    83BOS@ DETL1-344-395713No5.539237022 
    84BOS@ DETW5-345-395713No539737324
    85BOS@ DETW6-546-395711No4.540337825
    86BOS@ NYAL1-446-405712No5.540438222
    87BOS@ NYAW2-147-405712No4.540638323
    88BOS@ NYAL6-1047-415713No5.541239319 
    89BOSvs DETW5-248-415712No5.541739522 
    90BOSvs DETW2-150-41569No3.542440024 
    91BOSvs DETW5-450-41569No3.542440024 
    92BOSvs DETW6-151-41569No343040129
    93BOSvs NYAL4-651-42569No443440727 
    94BOSvs NYAW8-552-42569No344241230
    95BOSvs NYAW4-153-42569No244641333
    96BOSvs MILW9-354-42347Yes145541639 
    97BOSvs MILL8-1054-43459Yes246342637 
    98BOSvs MILW11-555-43347Yes147443143 
    99BOSvs CLEL2-555-445610No1.547643640 
    100BOSvs CLEW5-456-44458Yes0.548144041 
    101BOSvs CLEL5-756-455611No1.548644739
    102BOSvs CLEL7-856-465612No249345538 
    103BOS@ MILL0-156-475612No2.549345637 
    104BOS@ MILW7-257-475611No1.550045842 
    105BOS@ MILL5-1057-485612No2.550546837 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    106BOS@ CLEL4-1157-495713No3.550947930 
    107BOS@ CLEW4-058-495713No3.551347934 
    108BOS@ CLEW6-259-495612No2.551948138


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