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Baseball on Friday, May 15, 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
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox4BoxMark Clear (3-0)Renie Martin (0-1)BOS  D Evans (8), C Yastrzemski (2)  KCA  W Aikens (4), F White (2)Frank White (14.8)
Texas Rangers2Chicago White Sox1BoxFergie Jenkins (2-2)Richard Dotson (4-2)CHA  C Fisk (5)  TEX  J Grubb (3)Bump Wills (17.9)
Toronto Blue Jays0Cleveland Indians3BoxLen Barker (3-1)Luis Leal (2-4)CLE  J Orta (2)Ron Hassey (13.4)
California Angels1Detroit Tigers5BoxJack Morris (4-3)Mike Witt (2-3)NoneBill Fahey (12.2)
Oakland Athletics0Milwaukee Brewers3BoxPete Vuckovich (3-2)Steve McCatty (4-3)NoneBen Oglivie (14.4)
Baltimore Orioles9Minnesota Twins4BoxDennis Martinez (4-1)Pete Redfern (3-3)BAL  K Singleton (8)  MIN  G Ward (3)Ken Singleton (39.5)
St. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves11BoxPreston Hanna (2-0)Lary Sorensen (4-2)ATL  B Benedict (3)Rufino Linares (29.0)
Chicago Cubs0Houston Astros5BoxJoe Niekro (4-3)Bill Caudill (0-3)NoneTerry Puhl (20.8)
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxSteve Howe (3-1)Neil Allen (2-1)LAN  P Guerrero (7), S Yeager (2)  NYN  L Mazzilli (2), J Youngblood (2)Pedro Guerrero (42.5)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxJoe Price (2-0)Enrique Romo (0-2)NoneWillie Stargell (38.9)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres1BoxSteve Carlton (7-0)Steve Mura (1-5)NoneMike Schmidt (14.8)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants4BoxEd Whitson (1-4)Steve Rogers (3-3)SFN  J Martin (1)Milt May (30.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians168.667--877311-45-4W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1711.6072.01231047-710-4W3Game Log
New York Yankees1813.5813.51199810-98-4W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1614.5333.013615511-75-7W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1515.5004.013012211-74-8W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1516.4844.510111610-95-7W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1022.31210.01051416-84-14L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2510.714--15810112-313-7L2Game Log
Texas Rangers1812.6004.51521096-612-6W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1514.5177.01231156-99-5L2Game Log
California Angels1817.5147.015113810-58-12L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1220.37511.51191386-85-13L3Game Log
Seattle Mariners1022.31213.51161663-97-13L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals718.28013.0691134-83-10L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals1710.630--1311067-510-5L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2012.6252.51451296-714-5W2Game Log
Montreal Expos1714.5482.01271384-813-6L4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1314.4814.01069910-82-7L1Game Log
New York Mets821.27610.0931342-96-12L5Game Log
Chicago Cubs624.20012.5781351-144-11L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers249.727--1288513-611-3W5Game Log
Atlanta Braves1914.5765.013811811-67-9W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1814.5625.51401268-610-8W4Game Log
San Francisco Giants1818.5007.512912411-97-9W1Game Log
Houston Astros1618.4718.51059610-76-11W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1321.38211.51181487-146-7L1Game Log

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