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Baseball on Friday, August 28, 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
California Angels9Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike Witt (5-6)Steve Stone (2-4)NoneRod Carew (19.8)
Oakland Athletics5Boston Red Sox12BoxBob Ojeda (3-1)Mike Norris (9-5)OAK  M Heath (7), C Johnson (13), M Klutts (1)Carney Lansford (13.2)
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox1BoxRon Guidry (9-3)Steve Trout (7-5)NYA  J Mumphrey (5)Jerry Mumphrey (40.6)
Seattle Mariners0Cleveland Indians1BoxJohn Denny (5-4)Shane Rawley (2-4)NoneRichie Zisk (10.9)
Texas Rangers3Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMoose Haas (8-4)Rick Honeycutt (8-3)MIL  C Cooper (10)Robin Yount (10.3)
Detroit Tigers0Minnesota Twins6BoxFernando Arroyo (5-6)Dave Rozema (4-5)MIN  T Laudner (1)Tim Laudner (17.7)
Kansas City Royals3Toronto Blue Jays4BoxJoey McLaughlin (1-5)Ken Brett (1-1)NoneGreg Wells (28.0)
Philadelphia Phillies2Houston Astros3BoxDave Smith (2-3)Sparky Lyle (6-3)NoneHarry Spilman (41.5)
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxBob Welch (5-5)Mike Krukow (4-7)LAN  R Cey (10)Jody Davis (14.3)
Atlanta Braves0Montreal Expos3BoxSteve Rogers (9-6)Rick Mahler (4-4)MON  G Carter (12)Larry Parrish (26.1)
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets2BoxTom Seaver (9-2)Neil Allen (5-4)NYN  E Valentine (5)Dave Concepcion (30.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Francisco Giants5BoxEd Whitson (5-5)Rod Scurry (3-5)SFN  B Brenly (1)Bob Brenly (16.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles4130.577--29928719-1922-11L1Game Log
New York Yankees4232.5681.528024317-1925-13W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers4233.5602.028927716-1626-17L3Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4233.5602.033130623-1819-15W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox3934.5343.034533223-2016-14W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians3435.4936.026627620-1514-20W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2451.32019.024435713-2211-29W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics4531.592--32426716-1629-15L3Game Log
Chicago White Sox4129.5863.032925722-2019-9L1Game Log
Texas Rangers4130.5772.532126217-1824-12L1Game Log
California Angels3937.5136.035331719-1620-21W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals2940.42012.526129920-229-18L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2848.36817.029937313-1815-30L8Game Log
Minnesota Twins2650.34219.024433211-2514-26W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals4026.606--30225215-1125-15W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4031.5632.530830614-1926-12L3Game Log
Montreal Expos4031.5632.529725614-2226-9W4Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3236.4719.027827016-1615-21L5Game Log
New York Mets2743.38615.023630213-2314-20L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2547.34718.02493392-2322-25L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4827.640--33423625-1623-11W5Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4330.5894.031030820-1523-15W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves3736.50710.028229421-1815-19L1Game Log
Houston Astros3737.50010.526024320-2217-15W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants3740.48112.029228621-2416-16W2Game Log
San Diego Padres2648.35121.525431014-2812-20L5Game Log

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