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Baseball on Saturday, May 16, 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 Royals7Boston Red Sox6BoxLarry Gura (4-3)Dennis Eckersley (3-3)BOS  T Perez (4)  KCA  W Aikens (5), H McRae (1)Dave Stapleton (15.5)
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox9BoxBritt Burns (3-2)Danny Darwin (4-3)CHA  G Luzinski (4)Jim Morrison (10.9)
Toronto Blue Jays4Cleveland Indians1BoxJackson Todd (2-3)Wayne Garland (2-3)NoneBuck Martinez (24.2)
California Angels5Detroit Tigers7BoxDave Tobik (1-0)Doug Rau (0-1)CAL  R Carew (1), D Ford (7), B Hobson (2)  DET  L Whitaker (2), J Wockenfuss (3)Richie Hebner (34.3)
Oakland Athletics5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxReggie Cleveland (2-0)Bob Owchinko (1-1)NoneCecil Cooper (41.1)
Baltimore Orioles7Minnesota Twins0BoxDave Ford (1-0)Jerry Koosman (1-6)BAL  R Dempsey (3)Rick Dempsey (19.4)
Seattle Mariners5New York Yankees7BoxDoug Bird (2-0)Jerry Gleaton (2-6)SEA  G Gray 2 (6)Gary Gray (32.1)
St. Louis Cardinals6Atlanta Braves2BoxSilvio Martinez (1-2)Tommy Boggs (1-6)SLN  G Hendrick (6)George Hendrick (18.7)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros6BoxNolan Ryan (3-1)Randy Martz (1-2)NoneCraig Reynolds (41.8)
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxBurt Hooton (6-0)Dave Roberts (0-3)LAN  R Cey (7), D Lopes (3)Ron Cey (12.5)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxMike LaCoss (2-4)Rod Scurry (1-2)NoneSam Mejias (11.5)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Diego Padres2BoxJohn Littlefield (1-2)Tug McGraw (1-3)NoneJoe Lefebvre (11.9)
Montreal Expos5San Francisco Giants0BoxCharlie Lea (2-1)Tom Griffin (3-3)NoneTim Raines (25.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians169.640--887711-45-5L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1811.6212.01301048-710-4W4Game Log
New York Yankees1913.5943.512610310-99-4W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1615.5163.013612711-75-8W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox1615.5163.014216211-75-8L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers1616.5003.510812110-96-7W4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1122.3339.01091427-84-14W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2511.694--16310712-413-7L3Game Log
Texas Rangers1813.5814.51531186-712-6L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox1614.5336.01321166-910-5W1Game Log
California Angels1818.5007.015614510-68-12L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1221.36411.51191456-85-14L4Game Log
Kansas City Royals818.30812.0761195-83-10W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1023.30313.51211733-107-13L4Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals1810.643--1371088-510-5W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2013.6062.51461316-814-5L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1814.5622.01321385-813-6W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1315.4645.010610310-82-8L2Game Log
New York Mets822.26711.0931432-106-12L6Game Log
Chicago Cubs625.19413.5791411-154-11L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers259.735--1378513-612-3W6Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1914.5765.51441269-610-8W5Game Log
Atlanta Braves1915.5596.014012411-67-10L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants1819.4868.512912911-97-10L1Game Log
Houston Astros1718.4868.51119710-77-11W2Game Log
San Diego Padres1421.40011.51201497-147-7W1Game Log

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