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Baseball on Sunday, May 24, 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
Chicago White Sox10California Angels2BoxSteve Trout (4-1)Geoff Zahn (5-5)CAL  B Clark (2)Ron LeFlore (29.3)
Baltimore Orioles2Detroit Tigers8Box G1Dan Petry (2-3)Dennis Martinez (5-2)DET  S Kemp (4)Alan Trammell (18.6)
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers5Box G2Dave Tobik (2-0)Tippy Martinez (1-1)DET  L Parrish 2 (6)Champ Summers (39.6)
Minnesota Twins4Kansas City Royals6BoxRich Gale (2-3)Jack O'Connor (1-2)KCA  H McRae (3)  MIN  P Mackanin (1)Willie Aikens (42.7)
Boston Red Sox1Milwaukee Brewers2Box G1Jamie Easterly (2-1)Bob Stanley (4-2)NoneCharlie Moore (12.1)
Boston Red Sox7Milwaukee Brewers10Box G2Moose Haas (4-3)Bob Stanley (4-3)MIL  C Cooper (3), G Thomas (12)Robin Yount (40.9)
Cleveland Indians12New York Yankees5BoxJohn Denny (3-2)Rudy May (4-3)NYA  O Gamble (7), G Nettles (5)Joe Charboneau (10.3)
Toronto Blue Jays5Oakland Athletics6Box G1Bob Owchinko (2-1)Joey McLaughlin (0-3)OAK  T Armas (10)  TOR  B Bonnell (2)Barry Bonnell (57.9)
Toronto Blue Jays0Oakland Athletics5Box G2Mike Norris (7-2)Jerry Garvin (0-2)OAK  T Armas (11), C Johnson (8)Cliff Johnson (26.7)
Texas Rangers5Seattle Mariners3BoxJon Matlack (3-3)Ken Clay (0-4)SEA  D Henderson (4)Tom Paciorek (24.8)
San Diego Padres7Atlanta Braves5BoxJohn Curtis (1-2)Phil Niekro (2-3)ATL  T Harper (1), R Linares (3)  SDN  G Richards (2)Gene Richards (48.9)
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs6BoxBill Caudill (1-3)Scott Sanderson (4-2)CHN  L Durham (4)  MON  T Wallach (3)Jerry Morales (19.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Cincinnati Reds3Box G1Paul Moskau (2-1)Bob Welch (2-3)LAN  J Johnstone (2), R Monday (3)Jay Johnstone (11.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers10Cincinnati Reds3Box G2Bobby Castillo (1-4)Bruce Berenyi (4-2)NoneDerrel Thomas (20.4)
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros1BoxVida Blue (4-3)Don Sutton (3-5)HOU  L Pujols (1)Larry Herndon (14.2)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxJim Bibby (3-2)Marty Bystrom (3-3)PIT  J Bibby (1)Jim Bibby (35.0)
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxNeil Allen (3-1)Bruce Sutter (1-3)NYN  L Mazzilli (3)  SLN  K Hernandez (3)Keith Hernandez (38.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2414.632--17013511-913-5L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians2113.6182.012510813-58-8W1Game Log
New York Yankees2316.5901.515013510-913-7L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2217.5642.517615811-711-10W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox2218.5503.018919113-99-9L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers2020.5005.015316410-910-11W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1230.28614.01351837-145-16L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2916.644--19414112-917-7W4Game Log
Chicago White Sox2215.5954.019314311-1011-5W4Game Log
Texas Rangers2216.5793.518816310-1012-6W3Game Log
California Angels2123.4777.518919413-88-15L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals1122.33312.0981476-115-11W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins1327.32513.51391767-135-15L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners1328.31714.01452066-127-16L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals2213.629--1741429-513-8L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2416.6002.516915310-1114-5L1Game Log
Montreal Expos2118.5383.01581658-1213-6L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1717.5004.513411610-86-10W1Game Log
New York Mets1126.29712.01141715-146-12W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs929.23714.51071751-167-14W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3012.714--17310916-714-5W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2318.5616.517816612-711-11L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants2321.5238.015514813-1010-11W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves2020.5009.015815711-88-13L1Game Log
Houston Astros2022.47610.014313011-99-13L1Game Log
San Diego Padres1725.40513.01481799-158-10W1Game Log

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