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Baseball on Monday, August 31, 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
Seattle Mariners4Baltimore Orioles3BoxLarry Andersen (2-3)Sammy Stewart (3-5)BAL  J Lowenstein (4)  SEA  L Randle (4)Len Randle (74.2)
California Angels1Boston Red Sox4BoxDennis Eckersley (7-5)Dave Frost (1-4)NoneDave Stapleton (33.4)
Detroit Tigers3Chicago White Sox1BoxMilt Wilcox (9-5)Ross Baumgarten (5-7)CHA  G Luzinski (16)Steve Kemp (27.1)
Oakland Athletics5Cleveland Indians3BoxRick Langford (8-8)Bert Blyleven (9-6)CLE  P Kelly (1)  OAK  D Murphy (11)Dwayne Murphy (54.6)
Milwaukee Brewers5Kansas City Royals1BoxMike Caldwell (9-7)Dennis Leonard (7-9)KCA  F White (6)  MIL  B Oglivie (8)Cecil Cooper (14.6)
New York Yankees7Minnesota Twins0BoxDave Righetti (4-2)Albert Williams (3-7)NYA  O Gamble (10)Barry Foote (9.9)
Toronto Blue Jays3Texas Rangers0BoxDave Stieb (7-9)Fergie Jenkins (5-7)NoneDanny Ainge (14.1)
Philadelphia Phillies11Atlanta Braves8BoxDick Ruthven (10-5)Gaylord Perry (6-5)ATL  G Hubbard (5)  PHI  L Aguayo (1), K Moreland (6), M Schmidt (23), L Smith (1)Mike Schmidt (37.3)
Montreal Expos8Cincinnati Reds9BoxDoug Bair (2-1)Bill Lee (2-4)MON  A Dawson 2 (19), J Milner (5)Andre Dawson (45.5)
New York Mets1Houston Astros6BoxDon Sutton (7-7)Pat Zachry (6-10)NYN  L Mazzilli (4)Jose Cruz (13.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxOdell Jones (2-1)Dave Stewart (4-2)LAN  R Cey (11)Mike Easler (39.9)
Chicago Cubs1San Diego Padres4BoxSteve Mura (5-10)Ken Kravec (1-4)SDN  D Edwards (2)Dave Edwards (19.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees4532.584--30424620-1925-13W4Game Log
Baltimore Orioles4232.5681.530730119-1923-13L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4434.5641.534731724-1820-16W2Game Log
Detroit Tigers4434.5641.529928618-1726-17W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox4135.5393.535934423-2018-15W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians3636.5006.529329520-1516-21L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays2552.32520.024735914-2211-30W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics4732.595--34028018-1729-15W2Game Log
Texas Rangers4232.5682.533127618-1924-13L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4132.5623.033327722-2019-12L4Game Log
California Angels4039.5067.036432620-1820-21L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals3041.42313.026430421-229-19L1Game Log
Seattle Mariners2950.36718.031740014-2015-30W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2752.34220.025234611-2515-28L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals4227.609--32026717-1225-15L1Game Log
Montreal Expos4133.5543.531327314-2327-10L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4134.5474.032532715-2226-12W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates3338.46510.028628717-1815-21W1Game Log
New York Mets2845.38416.024331613-2415-21L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs2748.36018.02553454-2422-25L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers4830.615--34024625-1623-14L3Game Log
Cincinnati Reds4531.5922.032732221-1624-15W2Game Log
Houston Astros4137.5267.027925020-2221-15W5Game Log
Atlanta Braves3838.5009.029831322-1915-20L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants3940.4949.530528921-2418-16W4Game Log
San Diego Padres2850.35920.027332914-2814-22W2Game Log

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