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Baseball on Sunday, August 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
Chicago White Sox8Baltimore Orioles7BoxEd Farmer (2-2)Dave Ford (1-2)BAL  E Murray 2 (12)Eddie Murray (89.7)
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians2Box G1Larry Gura (6-5)Rick Waits (5-6)KCA  F White (5)Frank White (27.2)
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians8Box G2Mike Stanton (2-2)Renie Martin (2-5)KCA  G Brett (2)Mike Hargrove (36.3)
New York Yankees4Detroit Tigers5BoxAurelio Lopez (4-1)Ron Davis (2-3)DET  K Gibson (4)Reggie Jackson (18.4)
Seattle Mariners7Minnesota Twins4BoxShane Rawley (1-3)Doug Corbett (2-3)NoneButch Wynegar (39.9)
California Angels6Oakland Athletics7BoxRick Langford (6-8)Ken Forsch (9-5)NoneDwayne Murphy (40.6)
Boston Red Sox0Texas Rangers3BoxRick Honeycutt (8-1)Bob Ojeda (1-1)NoneLeon Roberts (11.7)
Milwaukee Brewers6Toronto Blue Jays2Box G1Mike Caldwell (8-5)Dave Stieb (5-8)NoneJim Gantner (15.7)
Milwaukee Brewers2Toronto Blue Jays0Box G2Randy Lerch (4-6)Jackson Todd (2-6)MIL  B Oglivie (6)Ben Oglivie (30.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs3Box G1Kent Tekulve (4-3)Lee Smith (1-5)NoneBill Madlock (34.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs6Box G2Jay Howell (1-0)Pascual Perez (2-4)CHN  B Buckner (6)Bobby Bonds (19.1)
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds2BoxMario Soto (7-6)Tom Griffin (5-6)NoneJoe Nolan (16.9)
Atlanta Braves5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxTom Niedenfuer (1-0)Steve Bedrosian (1-1)ATL  C Chambliss (4), B Horner (5), D Murphy (7)Steve Garvey (46.9)
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets5BoxPat Zachry (6-7)Dick Ruthven (8-5)NYN  H Brooks (3)  PHI  M Schmidt (18)Ellis Valentine (15.5)
Houston Astros3San Diego Padres0BoxJoe Niekro (7-6)Steve Mura (4-9)NoneTony Scott (17.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees3726.587--24521716-1821-8L3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3526.5741.025123814-1621-10L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers3728.5691.029026122-1615-12W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers3529.5472.524624416-1419-15W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox3330.5244.028528319-1614-14L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians2831.4757.022322916-1112-20W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2045.30818.021029711-219-24L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics4125.621--27922216-1425-11W3Game Log
Texas Rangers3625.5902.528323014-1422-11W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox3525.5833.028122717-1718-8W1Game Log
California Angels3234.4859.029127518-1514-19L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals2434.41413.021825316-188-16L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2739.40914.026130913-1614-23W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins2144.32319.52092878-1912-26L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals3422.607--26121614-1120-11W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3626.5813.027126414-1622-10L2Game Log
Montreal Expos3327.5503.024722411-1822-9L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2828.5006.023220716-1411-15L1Game Log
New York Mets2237.37313.520626410-1912-18W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs1942.31117.52092892-2116-22W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4024.625--27120219-1321-11W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds3825.6031.528526519-1219-13W1Game Log
Houston Astros3331.5167.022220519-1714-14W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves3131.5008.023325819-1611-16L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants3036.45511.025024816-2014-16L1Game Log
San Diego Padres2439.38115.521025512-2012-19L3Game Log

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