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Baseball on Friday, April 17, 1981

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Minnesota Twins0California Angels4BoxKen Forsch (1-0)Albert Williams (0-2)CAL  T Brunansky (3), D Ford (2)Tom Brunansky (24.3)
Boston Red Sox8Chicago White Sox5BoxDennis Eckersley (1-0)Richard Dotson (0-1)BOS  C Lansford (1)  CHA  H Baines (1), T Bernazard (1), G Luzinski (1)Rick Miller (24.0)
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals2BoxTippy Martinez (1-0)Dennis Leonard (1-1)KCA  W Aikens (1)Rich Dauer (38.5)
Seattle Mariners1Oakland Athletics16BoxSteve McCatty (2-0)Floyd Bannister (0-2)OAK  T Armas 2 (6), R Henderson (1), C Johnson (1), D Murphy (1)  SEA  D Henderson (1)Rob Picciolo (10.9)
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers1BoxRon Guidry (1-1)Danny Darwin (0-2)TEX  J Sundberg (1)Mickey Rivers (10.8)
Detroit Tigers8Toronto Blue Jays5BoxHoward Bailey (1-1)Luis Leal (1-1)DET  K Gibson (1)  TOR  O Velez (1)Otto Velez (26.5)
San Francisco Giants6Atlanta Braves2BoxDoyle Alexander (2-0)Gaylord Perry (0-1)ATL  R Linares (1)Larry Herndon (17.9)
St. Louis Cardinals9Cincinnati Reds5BoxLary Sorensen (2-0)Mike LaCoss (0-1)NoneDarrell Porter (18.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros3BoxRick Rhoden (2-0)Don Sutton (0-2)NoneJose Cruz (19.0)
Chicago Cubs2Philadelphia Phillies6BoxLarry Christenson (1-1)Ken Kravec (0-1)NonePete Rose (19.2)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres3BoxTim Lollar (1-0)Steve Howe (0-1)LAN  P Guerrero (1)Randy Bass (54.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers61.857--34204-02-1W4Game Log
New York Yankees42.6671.528192-12-1W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox32.6002.024211-02-2W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles32.6002.017172-11-1W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers23.4003.018192-20-1L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians23.4003.012202-10-2W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays25.2864.023311-21-3L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics901.000--49138-01-0W9Game Log
Chicago White Sox32.6004.028231-12-1L1Game Log
California Angels45.4445.035403-11-4W1Game Log
Texas Rangers24.3335.520281-21-2L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners25.2866.033490-12-4L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals14.2006.014201-10-3L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins16.1437.014291-20-4L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos31.750--20121-12-0W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies52.7141.530211-24-0W4Game Log
New York Mets32.6000.511122-11-1L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals32.6000.526192-11-1W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates24.3332.019251-31-1W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs15.1673.010230-31-2L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers61.857--29153-13-0L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds53.6251.537234-21-1L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves34.4293.016251-22-2L3Game Log
San Diego Padres35.3753.519352-21-3W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants35.3753.524311-02-5W1Game Log
Houston Astros25.2864.020200-32-2L1Game Log

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