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1981 CLEVELAND INDIANS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Cleveland,OH
Team Record:  52-51   .505
Result:   th in American League - East Division
Manager(s):  Dave Garcia
General Manager:   Phil Seghi
Stadium:  Cleveland Stadium
Attendance:  661,395
Playoffs:  -

Cleveland Indians affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Pat Kelly (36)
Youngest Player:  Von Hayes (22)
Longest Tenure:  Duane Kuiper (8)
Top Hitter:  Mike Hargrove (11)
Top Pitcher:  Bert Blyleven (5)
Top Draft Pick:  George Alpert (#13)

Roster Continuity:  79.60%
American League Standings
EastWLPctGB
Milwaukee6247.569--
Baltimore5946.5622.0
NY Yankees5948.5512.0
Detroit6049.5502.0
Boston5949.5462.5
Cleveland5251.5057.0
Toronto3769.34923.5

TEAM INFORMATION
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1981-04-11vs MIL1L  3-50-1671,067 Bert BlylevenMike CaldwellMike CaldwellBert BlylevenRollie Fingers35-2
1981-04-12vs MIL2L  1-60-2713,094 John DennyJim SlatonJim SlatonJohn DennyJamie Easterly411-7
1981-04-14@ TEX3W  7-11-2722,761Rick WaitsJon MatlackRick WaitsJon Matlack 1112-1
1981-04-15@ TEX4L  0-81-3710,845Len BarkerDoc MedichDoc MedichLen Barker 1120-9
1981-04-16@ MIL5W  1-02-3554,296Wayne GarlandMike CaldwellWayne GarlandMike Caldwell 1220-8
1981-04-18@ MIL6W  5-03-3518,250Bert BlylevenJim SlatonBert BlylevenJim Slaton 1720-3
1981-04-20@ KCA7W  4-24-3321,658John DennyPaul SplittorffJohn DennyPaul SplittorffDan Spillner2122-1
1981-04-21@ KCA8W  4-15-3319,165Rick WaitsLarry GuraRick WaitsJuan Berenguer 25232
1981-04-22@ KCA9W  4-06-3119,776Len BarkerDennis LeonardLen BarkerDennis Leonard 29236
1981-04-25vs TEX10L  4-86-4210,413 Wayne GarlandRick HoneycuttRick HoneycuttWayne GarlandSteve Comer33312
1981-04-26vs TEX11W  4-37-4113,777 Bert BlylevenJon MatlackBert BlylevenJohn Henry Johnson 37343
1981-04-30vs CHA12W  3-28-416,639 Rick WaitsRoss BaumgartenRick WaitsRoss Baumgarten 40364
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1981-05-01vs CHA13W  10-29-419,142 John DennyBritt BurnsJohn DennyBritt Burns 503812
1981-05-02vs CHA14W  3-110-4111,618 Len BarkerFrancisco BarriosLen BarkerFrancisco Barrios 533914
1981-05-03vs CHA15L  0-610-5131,287 Wayne GarlandRichard DotsonRichard DotsonWayne Garland 53458
1981-05-06@ TOR16W  4-111-5111,469Bert BlylevenJackson ToddBert BlylevenJackson Todd 574611
1981-05-07@ TOR17L  2-611-6111,328Rick WaitsDave StiebDave StiebRick Waits 59527
1981-05-08@ MIN18L  7-811-714,664John DennyAlbert WilliamsJack O'ConnorSid Monge 66606
1981-05-09@ MIN19W  2-112-714,187Len BarkerPete RedfernSid MongePete Redfern 68617
1981-05-10@ MIN20W  5-113-713,609Wayne GarlandJerry KoosmanWayne GarlandJerry Koosman 736211
1981-05-11@ CHA21W  3-114-7116,806Bert BlylevenRoss BaumgartenBert BlylevenRoss Baumgarten 766313
1981-05-12@ CHA22L  4-714-8113,263Rick WaitsSteve TroutSteve TroutRick WaitsLaMarr Hoyt807010
1981-05-13@ CHA23W  4-315-8110,463John DennyFrancisco BarriosMike StantonDennis Lamp 847311
1981-05-15vs TOR24W  3-016-817,290 Len BarkerLuis LealLen BarkerLuis Leal 877314
1981-05-16vs TOR25L  1-416-9124,964 Wayne GarlandJackson ToddJackson ToddWayne Garland 887711
1981-05-17vs TOR26W  1-018-910 Rick WaitsDave StiebRick WaitsDave StiebSid Monge897712
1981-05-17vs TOR27W  2-118-9146,168 Bert BlylevenJerry GarvinBert BlylevenRoy Lee Jackson 917813
1981-05-18vs CAL28L  2-718-1029,010 John DennySteve RenkoSteve RenkoJohn DennyAndy Hassler93858
1981-05-19vs CAL29W  7-319-1026,488 Dan SpillnerGeoff ZahnDan SpillnerGeoff Zahn 1008812
1981-05-20vs SEA30L  1-319-11211,860 Len BarkerBrian AllardBrian AllardLen BarkerShane Rawley1019110
1981-05-21vs SEA31L  3-619-1227,710 Wayne GarlandGlenn AbbottGlenn AbbottWayne GarlandLarry Andersen104977
1981-05-22@ NYA32W  7-320-12230,182Bert BlylevenTommy JohnBert BlylevenTommy John 11110011
1981-05-23@ NYA33L  2-320-13237,179Rick WaitsDave RighettiDave RighettiRick WaitsRon Davis11310310
1981-05-24@ NYA34W  12-521-13253,874John DennyRudy MayJohn DennyRudy May 12510817
1981-05-25@ BOS35L  7-821-14220,860Len BarkerSteve CrawfordMark ClearSid Monge 13211616
1981-05-26@ BOS36W  5-222-14216,986Wayne GarlandDennis EckersleyWayne GarlandDennis EckersleyDan Spillner13711819
1981-05-27@ BOS37L  5-1022-15217,294Bert BlylevenJohn TudorMark ClearBert Blyleven 14212814
1981-05-29vs NYA38L  2-522-16365,311 Rick WaitsDave RighettiDave RighettiRick WaitsRich Gossage14413311
1981-05-30vs NYA39L  0-122-17424,318 Dan SpillnerGene NelsonGene NelsonDan SpillnerRich Gossage14413410
1981-05-31vs NYA40W  7-223-17340,045 Len BarkerRudy MayLen BarkerRudy May 15113615
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1981-06-01vs NYA41L  3-523-18430,198 Wayne GarlandDoug BirdDoug BirdWayne GarlandRich Gossage15414113
1981-06-02vs BOS42L  0-423-1956,315 Bert BlylevenDennis EckersleyDennis EckersleyBert Blyleven 1541459
1981-06-03vs BOS43W  4-124-1949,710 Rick WaitsJohn TudorRick WaitsJohn TudorSid Monge15814612
1981-06-04vs BOS44L  5-624-20511,797 Dan SpillnerMike TorrezMike TorrezDan SpillnerTom Burgmeier16315211
1981-06-05@ SEA45W  8-125-20515,634Len BarkerMike ParrottLen BarkerMike Parrott 17115318
1981-06-06@ SEA46W  5-326-20426,780Bert BlylevenBrian AllardBert BlylevenShane RawleyMike Stanton17615620
1981-06-07@ SEA47L  4-526-21415,004Rick WaitsGlenn AbbottDick DragoMike Stanton 18016119
1981-06-08@ CAL48L  2-1026-22422,703Dan SpillnerGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnDan Spillner 18217111
1981-06-09@ CAL49L  2-426-23522,490Len BarkerMike WittAndy HasslerLen BarkerDon Aase1841759
1981-06-10@ CAL50L  3-426-24623,744Bert BlylevenSteve RenkoSteve RenkoBert BlylevenDon Aase1871798
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1981-08-10vs MIL51L  2-526-2564,773 Bert BlylevenPete VuckovichRickey KeetonMike Stanton 1891845
1981-08-11vs MIL52L  5-626-2760 John DennyMike CaldwellMike CaldwellJohn DennyJamie Easterly1941904
1981-08-11vs MIL53L  1-626-2767,776 Rick WaitsJim SlatonJim SlatonRick WaitsJerry Augustine195196-1
1981-08-12vs MIL54W  9-427-2765,819 Len BarkerRandy LerchLen BarkerRandy Lerch 2042004
1981-08-13vs MIL55L  5-827-2865,639 Wayne GarlandMoose HaasMoose HaasWayne GarlandRollie Fingers2092081
1981-08-14vs KCA56L  1-427-2967,971 Bert BlylevenMike JonesMike JonesBert BlylevenRenie Martin210212-2
1981-08-15vs KCA57L  3-527-3067,582 John DennyDennis LeonardDennis LeonardJohn DennyDan Quisenberry213217-4
1981-08-16vs KCA58L  2-628-3160 Rick WaitsLarry GuraLarry GuraRick WaitsKen Brett215223-8
1981-08-16vs KCA59W  8-628-31612,790 Len BarkerPaul SplittorffMike StantonRenie MartinSid Monge223229-6
1981-08-18@ SEA60W  5-229-31610,624Bert BlylevenKen ClayBert BlylevenBryan ClarkDan Spillner228231-3
1981-08-19@ SEA61L  3-429-3267,800John DennyJerry GleatonShane RawleySid Monge 231235-4
1981-08-20@ SEA62W  6-530-3267,630Rick WaitsGlenn AbbottMike StantonDick Drago 237240-3
1981-08-21@ CAL63L  2-1230-33631,482Len BarkerKen ForschKen ForschLen Barker 239252-13
1981-08-22@ CAL64L  2-330-34626,743Bert BlylevenMike WittDon AaseSid Monge 241255-14
1981-08-23@ CAL65W  6-331-34621,926John DennyDave FrostJohn DennyDave FrostMike Stanton247258-11
1981-08-24@ OAK66L  4-1631-35630,139Rick WaitsMatt KeoughMatt KeoughRick Waits 251274-23
1981-08-25@ OAK67W  2-032-35614,841Len BarkerSteve McCattyLen BarkerSteve McCatty 253274-21
1981-08-27vs SEA68W  12-233-3565,759 Bert BlylevenMike ParrottBert BlylevenMike Parrott 265276-11
1981-08-28vs SEA69W  1-034-3567,785 John DennyJim BeattieJohn DennyShane Rawley 266276-10
1981-08-29vs SEA70W  7-335-3568,556 Rick WaitsFloyd BannisterRick WaitsFloyd Bannister 273279-6
1981-08-30vs SEA71W  17-1136-35611,409 Len BarkerJerry GleatonSid MongeShane Rawley 2902900
1981-08-31vs OAK72L  3-536-3668,442 Bert BlylevenRick LangfordRick LangfordBert BlylevenTom Underwood293295-2
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1981-09-02vs OAK73W  2-038-3660 John DennyMike NorrisJohn DennyMike Norris 2952950
1981-09-02vs OAK74W  10-438-3665,198 Rick WaitsMatt KeoughDan SpillnerMatt Keough 3052996
1981-09-04vs CAL75L  1-338-37610,972 Len BarkerGeoff ZahnGeoff ZahnLen Barker 3063024
1981-09-05vs CAL76W  4-240-3760 Bert BlylevenSteve RenkoBert BlylevenSteve Renko 3103046
1981-09-05vs CAL77W  4-240-3768,543 Tom BrennanDave FrostTom BrennanDave FrostDan Spillner3143068
1981-09-06vs CAL78W  2-041-3769,027 John DennyKen ForschJohn DennyKen Forsch 31630610
1981-09-07@ BAL79L  2-941-38621,377Rick WaitsJim PalmerJim PalmerRick Waits 3183153
1981-09-08@ BAL80L  5-1441-3968,193Len BarkerScott McGregorScott McGregorLen Barker 323329-6
1981-09-09@ BAL81W  8-542-39610,637Bert BlylevenSteve StoneBert BlylevenSteve Stone 331334-3
1981-09-10@ BAL82W  4-143-39610,616John DennySammy StewartJohn DennySammy StewartDan Spillner3353350
1981-09-11@ DET83L  3-643-40629,541Rick WaitsGeorge CappuzzelloDan SchatzederRick Waits 338341-3
1981-09-12@ DET84L  9-1143-41623,464Len BarkerJack MorrisDave RozemaSid Monge 347352-5
1981-09-13@ DET85L  6-843-42624,916Dan SpillnerMilt WilcoxMilt WilcoxDan SpillnerLarry Rothschild353360-7
1981-09-15vs BAL86L  6-743-4365,397 Tom BrennanDennis MartinezDennis MartinezMike Stanton 359367-8
1981-09-17vs BAL87L  2-643-4463,272 Len BarkerScott McGregorScott McGregorLen BarkerTim Stoddard361373-12
1981-09-18vs DET88W  8-444-4466,492 John DennyDan SchatzederJohn DennyDan SchatzederDan Spillner369377-8
1981-09-19vs DET89L  3-444-4567,052 Bert BlylevenDan PetryDan PetryBert BlylevenGeorge Cappuzzello372381-9
1981-09-20vs DET90L  1-544-4669,930 Tom BrennanJack MorrisJack MorrisTom Brennan 373386-13
1981-09-21@ NYA91W  5-045-46620,102Rick WaitsRudy MayRick WaitsRudy May 378386-8
1981-09-22@ NYA92W  6-446-46615,098Len BarkerDave RighettiLen BarkerDave RighettiSid Monge384390-6
1981-09-23@ NYA93L  1-646-47621,596John DennyRick ReuschelRick ReuschelJohn Denny 385396-11
1981-09-24@ BOS94W  5-247-47614,720Tom BrennanMike TorrezDan SpillnerMike Torrez 390398-8
1981-09-25@ BOS95L  4-547-48626,136Wayne GarlandBruce HurstBob StanleyWayne Garland 394403-9
1981-09-26@ BOS96W  7-548-48624,034Rick WaitsDennis EckersleyRick WaitsDennis EckersleyDan Spillner401408-7
1981-09-27@ BOS97W  8-749-48631,727Len BarkerBob OjedaSid MongeMark Clear 409415-6
1981-09-28vs NYA98W  6-250-4866,168 Tom BrennanRick ReuschelTom BrennanRick Reuschel 415417-2
1981-09-29vs NYA99W  3-251-4867,003 John DennyRon GuidryJohn DennyRon Guidry 418419-1
DateOpponentGame#ResultRecordRankAttCLE PitcherOpp PitcherWin PitcherLose PitcherSv PitcherRFRADiff
1981-10-02vs BOS100W  11-452-4864,047 Len BarkerDennis EckersleyDan SpillnerDennis Eckersley 4294236
1981-10-03vs BOS101L  0-452-4967,114 Tom BrennanFrank TananaFrank TananaTom Brennan 4294272
1981-10-04vs BOS102L  2-652-5066,674 John DennyMike TorrezMike TorrezJohn DennyLuis Aponte431433-2
1981-10-05vs KCA103L  0-952-5163,006 Rick WaitsPaul SplittorffPaul SplittorffRick Waits 431442-11


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