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Baseball on Sunday, August 23, 1981

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Cleveland Indians6California Angels3BoxJohn Denny (4-4)Dave Frost (1-3)CLE  A Thornton (5)Andre Thornton (24.9)
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers5BoxDave Rozema (4-4)Jim Kern (1-2)DET  K Gibson (5), L Jones (2)Lynn Jones (44.6)
Minnesota Twins5Milwaukee Brewers8BoxJerry Augustine (2-1)Fernando Arroyo (4-6)MIL  P Molitor (2), T Simmons (11), R Yount (7)Roy Howell (21.5)
Kansas City Royals0New York Yankees8BoxRon Guidry (8-3)Rich Gale (5-6)NYA  O Gamble (9), L Milbourne (1), G Nettles (10)Graig Nettles (23.9)
Baltimore Orioles7Oakland Athletics4BoxSammy Stewart (3-4)Mike Norris (9-4)BAL  E Murray (13), G Roenicke (1), K Singleton (11)  OAK  T Armas (17)Ken Singleton (28.3)
Boston Red Sox7Seattle Mariners5BoxTom Burgmeier (3-4)Bryan Clark (2-4)SEA  B Bochte (3), T Paciorek (8)Tony Perez (43.7)
Chicago White Sox13Toronto Blue Jays2BoxSteve Trout (7-4)Luis Leal (4-9)CHA  G Luzinski (13), B Molinaro (1)Greg Luzinski (16.8)
Montreal Expos1Atlanta Braves2BoxRick Mahler (4-3)Steve Rogers (8-6)NoneRafael Ramirez (45.2)
San Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs6BoxDoug Capilla (1-0)Gary Lavelle (0-4)SFN  D Evans (11), J Leonard (2)Steve Henderson (25.8)
New York Mets3Cincinnati Reds2BoxNeil Allen (5-3)Tom Hume (6-3)NoneBob Bailor (16.2)
Houston Astros0Philadelphia Phillies6BoxSteve Carlton (10-3)Bob Knepper (6-3)PHI  M Schmidt (20)Mike Schmidt (34.6)
San Diego Padres2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRod Scurry (3-4)Chris Welsh (5-5)NoneBill Robinson (16.0)
Los Angeles Dodgers7St. Louis Cardinals11BoxBob Shirley (5-3)Bob Welch (4-5)LAN  S Sax (1)  SLN  K Hernandez (7)Darrell Porter (22.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers4129.586--27925416-1425-15W9Game Log
New York Yankees4029.5800.526823116-1824-11W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3829.5671.527326317-1921-10W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4031.5631.531828923-1817-13W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox3732.5363.531430623-1814-14W4Game Log
Cleveland Indians3134.4777.524725819-1412-20W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2348.32418.523433413-2210-26L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics4428.611--29824316-1428-14L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox3927.5913.031624421-1918-8W2Game Log
Texas Rangers3829.5673.530425414-1724-12L3Game Log
California Angels3636.5008.032629618-1518-21L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2638.40614.023428317-209-18L2Game Log
Seattle Mariners2844.38916.028434213-1615-28L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins2249.31021.52263249-2412-26L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals3725.597--28624114-1123-14W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3928.5822.529428114-1825-10W3Game Log
Montreal Expos3631.5373.526725514-2222-9L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3231.5085.526023216-1415-18W1Game Log
New York Mets2540.38513.522628313-2212-18W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs2245.32817.52263092-2119-25W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4327.614--29422222-1621-11L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4127.6031.030227919-1222-15L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves3534.5077.526027919-1615-19W2Game Log
Houston Astros3535.5008.024523319-2016-15L3Game Log
San Francisco Giants3438.47210.027326820-2214-16L1Game Log
San Diego Padres2644.37117.023428514-2512-19L1Game Log

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