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Baseball on Monday, August 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
Boston Red Sox6California Angels8BoxJesse Jefferson (2-4)Frank Tanana (3-6)BOS  R Gedman (3), D Stapleton (5)  CAL  J Beniquez (1), B Clark (4), B Grich (13)Brian Downing (38.5)
Kansas City Royals4Detroit Tigers2BoxKen Brett (1-0)Dan Schatzeder (5-6)KCA  W Aikens (9), A Otis (7)Amos Otis (48.7)
Chicago White Sox4Milwaukee Brewers5BoxPete Vuckovich (9-3)Richard Dotson (8-4)CHA  T Bernazard (4)  MIL  C Cooper (9)Cecil Cooper (19.2)
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees2BoxJack O'Connor (3-2)George Frazier (0-1)MIN  K Hrbek (1)Kent Hrbek (44.5)
Cleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics16BoxMatt Keough (8-3)Rick Waits (5-7)OAK  R Henderson (5), C Johnson (12), J Newman (2)Cliff Johnson (34.9)
Baltimore Orioles12Seattle Mariners8BoxDennis Martinez (9-4)Jerry Gleaton (4-7)BAL  R Dauer 2 (3), E Murray (14), K Singleton (12)  SEA  J Burroughs (9), R Zisk (12)Rich Dauer (25.2)
Texas Rangers3Toronto Blue Jays0BoxDoc Medich (7-3)Juan Berenguer (2-5)NoneBuddy Bell (21.5)
San Diego Padres8Chicago Cubs9BoxLee Smith (2-5)Gary Lucas (3-7)SDN  J Turner (2)Bill Buckner (79.9)
New York Mets0Cincinnati Reds2BoxBruce Berenyi (6-3)Mike Scott (3-7)NoneDave Collins (14.2)
Atlanta Braves5Philadelphia Phillies7BoxTug McGraw (2-4)Al Hrabosky (0-1)ATL  C Chambliss (6)  PHI  M Schmidt (21), M Trillo (5)Mike Schmidt (57.6)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxBurt Hooton (9-4)Odell Jones (1-1)LAN  D Baker (6), S Yeager (3)Bill Russell (16.8)
San Francisco Giants1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJim Kaat (5-2)Greg Minton (3-4)NoneEnos Cabell (14.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers4130.577--28125816-1425-16L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles3929.5741.528527118-1921-10W2Game Log
New York Yankees4030.5710.527023416-1824-12L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4131.5690.532329323-1818-13W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox3733.5293.532031423-1914-14L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3135.4707.525127419-1512-20L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2349.31918.523433713-2210-27L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics4528.616--31424716-1429-14W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox3928.5823.032024921-2018-8L1Game Log
Texas Rangers3929.5743.530725415-1724-12W1Game Log
California Angels3736.5078.033430218-1519-21W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2738.41514.023828518-209-18W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2845.38417.029235413-1615-29L5Game Log
Minnesota Twins2349.31921.522932610-2412-26W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals3825.603--28824214-1124-14W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4028.5882.530128614-1826-10W4Game Log
Montreal Expos3631.5374.026725514-2222-9L2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3232.5006.526023516-1415-19L1Game Log
New York Mets2541.37914.522628513-2312-18L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2345.33817.52353172-2120-25W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4427.620--29722223-1621-11W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4227.6091.030427919-1223-15W1Game Log
Houston Astros3535.5008.524523319-2016-15L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves3535.5008.526528619-1715-19L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants3439.46611.027427020-2314-16L2Game Log
San Diego Padres2645.36618.024229414-2612-19L2Game Log

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