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Baseball on Sunday, May 31, 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 Tigers5Baltimore Orioles4BoxAurelio Lopez (2-1)Scott McGregor (5-2)BAL  E Murray (5)  DET  S Papi (1)Lynn Jones (36.1)
Milwaukee Brewers5Boston Red Sox2BoxPete Vuckovich (6-2)Steve Crawford (0-4)BOS  R Gedman (2)  MIL  J Gantner (1)Marshall Edwards (25.9)
California Angels7Chicago White Sox4Box G1Mike Witt (4-4)Steve Trout (4-2)CHA  J Morrison (3)Juan Beniquez (18.6)
California Angels1Chicago White Sox2Box G2LaMarr Hoyt (4-1)Don Aase (1-1)NoneJim Morrison (16.4)
New York Yankees2Cleveland Indians7BoxLen Barker (4-2)Rudy May (4-4)CLE  A Bannister (1)Alan Bannister (13.3)
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins5BoxJack O'Connor (2-2)Dennis Leonard (5-6)NoneRick Sofield (42.6)
Seattle Mariners5Texas Rangers3BoxBrian Allard (3-1)Fergie Jenkins (3-4)SEA  J Simpson (1)  TEX  A Oliver (3)Joe Simpson (30.7)
Oakland Athletics6Toronto Blue Jays5BoxBob Owchinko (3-1)Joey McLaughlin (0-4)OAK  W Gross (4)Wayne Gross (84.6)
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers16BoxDave Goltz (1-0)Mario Soto (4-6)CIN  M O'Berry (1)  LAN  R Monday (4)Dusty Baker (36.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates1Montreal Expos5BoxSteve Rogers (6-3)Pascual Perez (2-1)MON  A Dawson (12)  PIT  B Madlock (2)Gary Carter (13.0)
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets3BoxRandy Jones (1-5)Rick Reuschel (2-7)CHN  H Cruz (4)  NYN  D Kingman (11)Hubie Brooks (20.9)
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSteve Carlton (8-0)Silvio Martinez (1-4)NoneGarry Maddox (24.9)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres5BoxJuan Eichelberger (5-3)Rick Mahler (2-1)NoneLuis Salazar (10.8)
Houston Astros1San Francisco Giants6BoxTom Griffin (4-3)Nolan Ryan (4-3)NoneMike Sadek (17.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles2816.636--20315911-917-7L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers2719.5872.021418813-814-11W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians2317.5753.015113614-79-10W1Game Log
New York Yankees2520.5563.516816612-1313-7L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox2521.5434.022222413-912-12L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers2324.4896.518419713-1310-11W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1632.33314.01642049-157-17L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics3120.608--21416713-1118-9W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox2617.6054.021715713-1113-6W1Game Log
Texas Rangers2619.5783.021418110-1016-9L1Game Log
California Angels2327.4607.520422114-109-17L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1525.37510.512717910-145-11L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners1731.35412.51762358-139-18W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1532.31914.01582028-166-17W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Philadelphia Phillies2719.587--20018811-1316-6W2Game Log
Montreal Expos2619.5780.51811788-1218-7W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals2318.5612.519517510-1013-8L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2120.5123.516714614-116-10L1Game Log
New York Mets1528.34910.51471955-1410-14W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs1134.24415.51402142-188-17L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers3315.687--20813717-916-6W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2720.5745.520919713-914-11L1Game Log
Houston Astros2424.5009.016215012-1112-13L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants2525.5009.018117513-1312-12W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves2323.5009.018018712-1010-14L2Game Log
San Diego Padres1929.39614.01681969-1810-11W2Game Log

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