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Baseball on Saturday, May 09, 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
Detroit Tigers1California Angels15BoxGeoff Zahn (4-3)Dan Schatzeder (1-2)CAL  D Baylor (4), B Clark (1), B Downing (3), B Grich (4)Bobby Clark (36.7)
Kansas City Royals0Chicago White Sox3BoxRichard Dotson (4-1)Rich Gale (1-3)NoneJim Morrison (20.1)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins1BoxSid Monge (1-1)Pete Redfern (3-2)NoneMiguel Dilone (37.6)
Milwaukee Brewers5Oakland Athletics6BoxBob Owchinko (1-0)Randy Lerch (2-3)MIL  G Thomas 2 (8)  OAK  D Revering (2)Gorman Thomas (44.4)
New York Yankees5Seattle Mariners6BoxDick Drago (1-0)Ron Davis (1-1)NYA  R Jackson (3), D Winfield (2)  SEA  T Paciorek (2)Reggie Jackson (58.3)
Baltimore Orioles7Texas Rangers3Box G1Dennis Martinez (3-1)Fergie Jenkins (1-2)BAL  D Graham (2)Dan Graham (17.2)
Baltimore Orioles4Texas Rangers2Box G2Steve Stone (2-3)Dave J. Schmidt (0-1)NoneJohn Lowenstein (11.9)
Boston Red Sox10Toronto Blue Jays3BoxBob Stanley (3-1)Jim Clancy (1-2)BOS  D Evans (6), J Rice (4)Dwight Evans (31.0)
Chicago Cubs7Atlanta Braves3BoxRick Reuschel (1-3)Bob Walk (1-2)CHN  S Henderson (1)Steve Henderson (14.7)
Houston Astros5Cincinnati Reds9BoxBruce Berenyi (3-1)Joaquin Andujar (1-2)CIN  J Bench (2)George Foster (23.9)
San Francisco Giants8Montreal Expos2BoxVida Blue (3-2)Steve Rogers (3-2)MON  A Dawson (6)  SFN  B North (1)Billy North (66.4)
Los Angeles Dodgers4New York Mets7BoxNeil Allen (2-0)Bobby Castillo (0-4)LAN  P Guerrero 2 (5), D Lopes (2)Pedro Guerrero (36.5)
San Diego Padres6Philadelphia Phillies9BoxSteve Carlton (6-0)Tim Lollar (1-3)PHI  G Maddox (1), G Matthews (2)Gary Matthews (14.6)
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals13BoxAndy Rincon (3-1)Rod Scurry (1-1)SLN  S Lezcano (2)Tom Herr (14.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians127.632--68618-34-4W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles149.6092.095884-510-4W5Game Log
New York Yankees1512.5564.097859-96-3L3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1312.5203.01109810-73-5L4Game Log
Boston Red Sox1113.4583.5991287-64-7W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1215.4444.08610910-82-7L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays917.3466.5891066-73-10L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics246.800--1426811-013-6W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox1411.5607.51111026-98-2W2Game Log
Texas Rangers1411.5607.5129993-511-6L2Game Log
California Angels1416.46710.01271267-47-12W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1116.40711.51011076-84-9L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1019.34513.51121543-77-12W4Game Log
Kansas City Royals615.28613.560954-72-8L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals157.682--116765-310-4W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies189.6672.51341104-514-4W2Game Log
Montreal Expos169.6401.51121134-412-5L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1111.5004.088838-62-6L2Game Log
New York Mets816.3338.0791052-56-11W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs619.24010.5681091-94-11W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers199.679--1016912-67-3L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1412.5384.01151087-67-6W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves1513.5364.011210111-64-7L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1416.4676.011011210-84-8W2Game Log
Houston Astros1216.4297.077818-74-9L2Game Log
San Diego Padres920.31010.5911366-143-6L3Game Log

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