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Baseball on Tuesday, August 18, 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
Baltimore Orioles6California Angels5BoxScott McGregor (8-2)Dave Frost (1-2)NoneGary Roenicke (22.6)
Minnesota Twins0Detroit Tigers3BoxMilt Wilcox (8-5)Roger Erickson (3-8)DET  R Leach (1)Rick Leach (26.8)
Toronto Blue Jays5Kansas City Royals3BoxLuis Leal (4-8)Mike Jones (1-1)KCA  A Otis (6)Barry Bonnell (31.8)
Chicago White Sox0New York Yankees4BoxRon Guidry (7-3)Steve Trout (6-4)NoneJerry Mumphrey (19.8)
Boston Red Sox2Oakland Athletics3BoxBob Owchinko (4-2)Bill Campbell (1-1)OAK  T Armas (14)Tony Armas (31.9)
Cleveland Indians5Seattle Mariners2BoxBert Blyleven (8-5)Bryan Clark (2-3)CLE  T Harrah (5), A Thornton (4)Richie Zisk (43.5)
Milwaukee Brewers3Texas Rangers1Box G1Moose Haas (7-4)Jon Matlack (3-6)MIL  B Oglivie (7)Ben Oglivie (27.7)
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers8Box G2Steve Comer (5-1)Pete Vuckovich (8-3)NoneBill Stein (53.1)
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves0BoxEd Lynch (2-3)Rick Mahler (3-3)NYN  D Kingman 2 (18)Dave Kingman (16.8)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Chicago Cubs0BoxBurt Hooton (8-4)Mike Griffin (0-1)NoneKen Landreaux (19.1)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds3BoxTom Seaver (8-2)Steve Carlton (9-3)NoneDan Driessen (20.0)
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros4BoxBob Knepper (6-2)Steve Rogers (8-5)MON  L Parrish (3)Cesar Cedeno (22.4)
San Francisco Giants4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxEd Whitson (4-5)Luis Tiant (0-2)NoneMilt May (15.7)
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals3BoxChris Welsh (5-4)Silvio Martinez (2-5)SLN  G Tenace (3)Terry Kennedy (19.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees3827.585--25022116-1822-9W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3626.5811.525724315-1621-10W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers3829.5671.029927023-1715-12L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers3729.5611.526124616-1421-15W5Game Log
Boston Red Sox3331.5164.528728619-1714-14L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians2931.4836.522823117-1112-20W2Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2146.31318.021830512-229-24W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics4225.627--28222416-1426-11W4Game Log
Texas Rangers3726.5873.029223914-1423-12W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox3626.5813.528523218-1818-8L1Game Log
California Angels3235.47810.029628118-1514-20L4Game Log
Kansas City Royals2535.41713.522626116-189-17L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2740.40315.026331413-1614-24L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2146.31321.02113028-2112-26L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals3523.603--26622114-1121-12L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3627.5712.527226714-1722-10L3Game Log
Montreal Expos3428.5483.025523012-1922-9L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2830.4837.023521616-1411-17L3Game Log
New York Mets2337.38313.021026411-1912-18W3Game Log
Chicago Cubs2043.31717.52122952-2117-23L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4125.621--27720520-1421-11W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds3925.6091.028826619-1220-13W2Game Log
Houston Astros3432.5157.022821319-1715-15W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves3132.4928.523326219-1611-17L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants3236.47110.025925118-2014-16W2Game Log
San Diego Padres2540.38515.521526013-2112-19W1Game Log

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