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Baseball on Wednesday, September 16, 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
Detroit Tigers1Boston Red Sox2Box G1Dennis Eckersley (8-6)Jack Morris (12-5)NoneJerry Remy (12.5)
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox5Box G2Tom Burgmeier (4-5)Dave Tobik (2-2)DET  J Wockenfuss (5)Dave Stapleton (49.3)
Kansas City Royals3California Angels1BoxDennis Leonard (10-10)Geoff Zahn (9-10)CAL  B Downing (7)  KCA  D Motley (2)Darryl Motley (20.5)
New York Yankees2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxRandy Lerch (6-8)Dave Righetti (6-3)MIL  G Thomas (19)  NYA  R Jackson (11)Gorman Thomas (32.9)
Chicago White Sox3Seattle Mariners1BoxBritt Burns (9-4)Dick Drago (4-6)SEA  T Paciorek (11)Tom Paciorek (23.9)
Oakland Athletics2Texas Rangers1BoxMike Norris (11-7)Danny Darwin (8-8)OAK  D Murphy (13)Dwayne Murphy (47.7)
Minnesota Twins5Toronto Blue Jays2BoxAlbert Williams (5-8)Juan Berenguer (2-10)MIN  J Castino (6)Hosken Powell (28.2)
Atlanta Braves2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJerry Reuss (9-3)Gaylord Perry (7-7)NoneDerrel Thomas (43.4)
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos1Box G1Bob Forsch (9-5)Ray Burris (7-7)SLN  D Porter (3)George Hendrick (29.2)
St. Louis Cardinals3Montreal Expos4Box G2Jeff Reardon (3-0)Jim Kaat (6-5)MON  T Francona (1)Gary Carter (32.7)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets1Box G1Dick Ruthven (11-5)Pat Zachry (7-12)PHI  M Schmidt (26)Gary Matthews (18.3)
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Mets5Box G2Mike Marshall (3-2)Steve Carlton (12-4)NYN  J Stearns (1)  PHI  G Matthews (6)John Stearns (62.3)
Houston Astros5San Diego Padres2BoxDon Sutton (9-8)Tim Lollar (1-8)NoneArt Howe (34.1)
Cincinnati Reds7San Francisco Giants12BoxFred Breining (4-2)Mario Soto (8-9)CIN  D Driessen (7)  SFN  J Clark (16), D Evans (12)Milt May (17.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees5438.587--37228625-2329-15L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers5340.5701.536434423-2130-19L3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5038.5682.036936221-2129-17W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5341.5642.041938529-2224-19W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox5041.5493.542440026-2324-18W3Game Log
Cleveland Indians4343.5008.035936722-2021-23L4Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3260.34822.028840418-2714-33L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics5440.574--39534522-2232-18W1Game Log
Texas Rangers4841.5393.539533521-2227-19L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox4643.5175.539234525-2421-19W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals4145.4779.031734726-2315-22W5Game Log
California Angels4351.45711.040439222-2521-26L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins3658.38318.031541313-2622-33W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners3559.37219.037246019-2716-32L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals5035.588--37632522-1728-18L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4841.5394.039338718-2630-15L1Game Log
Montreal Expos4842.5334.537234918-2730-15W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4144.4829.034033721-2119-24W3Game Log
New York Mets3354.37918.028036515-3118-23W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs3256.36419.53064048-2923-28L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5736.613--40129827-1930-17W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5437.5932.040138725-1929-18L1Game Log
Houston Astros5142.5486.032928725-2526-17W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants4747.50010.536234622-2925-18W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves4446.48911.534535723-2420-23L4Game Log
San Diego Padres3459.36623.033840116-3218-27L1Game Log

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