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Baseball on Wednesday, May 20, 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
California Angels3Baltimore Orioles5BoxDennis Martinez (5-1)Mike Witt (2-4)CAL  D Baylor (6), R Carew (2)Doug DeCinces (16.4)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox5BoxBob Stanley (4-1)Steve McCatty (4-4)BOS  D Evans (9)  OAK  D Murphy (8), M Page (3)Rick Miller (29.5)
Seattle Mariners3Cleveland Indians1BoxBrian Allard (1-1)Len Barker (3-2)SEA  J Burroughs (4)Tom Paciorek (15.1)
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers8BoxJack Morris (5-3)Fergie Jenkins (2-3)DET  L Parrish (4)  TEX  B Bell (4)Buddy Bell (37.1)
Minnesota Twins1Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJim Slaton (3-2)Albert Williams (1-4)NoneMark Brouhard (16.3)
Kansas City Royals4New York Yankees5BoxBill Castro (1-1)Dan Quisenberry (0-3)NYA  B Foote (6)Barry Foote (32.2)
Chicago White Sox6Toronto Blue Jays5BoxEd Farmer (1-2)Joey McLaughlin (0-2)TOR  D Garcia (1)Damaso Garcia (48.2)
Cincinnati Reds10Chicago Cubs7BoxJoe Price (3-0)Lee Smith (1-3)CHN  H Cruz (3)  CIN  D Bair (1), G Foster (8), R Knight (4)Jim Tracy (49.7)
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxSteve Howe (4-1)Tug McGraw (1-4)LAN  P Guerrero (8), R Monday (2)  PHI  M Schmidt (13)Pedro Guerrero (47.0)
Atlanta Braves1Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxRick Rhoden (5-0)Bob Walk (1-3)PIT  M Easler 2 (5)Mike Easler (22.6)
Montreal Expos6San Diego Padres2BoxSteve Rogers (4-3)Steve Mura (1-6)MON  A Dawson 2 (10)Gary Carter (17.5)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants3BoxJeff Reardon (1-0)Greg Minton (1-2)NYN  D Kingman (6)  SFN  L Herndon (1)Dave Kingman (45.9)
Houston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJoe Niekro (5-3)Bruce Sutter (1-2)NoneRafael Landestoy (40.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2211.667--1521169-713-4W8Game Log
Cleveland Indians1911.6331.51019111-48-7L1Game Log
New York Yankees2214.6111.513911410-912-5W3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1915.5593.515213311-78-8W5Game Log
Boston Red Sox1916.5434.016317511-78-9W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers1818.5005.513614610-98-9W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1226.31612.51261637-105-16L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2515.625--17412912-813-7L7Game Log
Chicago White Sox1915.5593.01591328-1011-5W1Game Log
Texas Rangers1916.5433.51711547-1012-6L2Game Log
California Angels2020.5005.017616012-88-12L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1224.33311.01261616-105-15L7Game Log
Seattle Mariners1225.32411.51301865-127-13W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals921.30011.0911366-113-10L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals2011.645--1591279-511-6L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2314.6223.01611399-914-5L1Game Log
Montreal Expos2016.5562.51461507-1013-6W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1516.4845.012010810-84-9W2Game Log
New York Mets925.26512.51001593-136-12W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs628.17615.5871621-164-13L9Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2711.711--1489513-614-5W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2214.6114.016313612-610-8W8Game Log
Atlanta Braves1918.5147.514413911-87-11L4Game Log
San Francisco Giants2120.5127.514413911-910-11L1Game Log
Houston Astros1919.5008.013311611-88-11W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1524.38512.51301657-148-10L1Game Log

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