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Baseball on Friday, September 18, 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
Milwaukee Brewers5Baltimore Orioles1BoxPete Vuckovich (13-4)Mike Flanagan (8-6)MIL  G Thomas (20)Ted Simmons (17.1)
New York Yankees6Boston Red Sox4BoxRon Davis (3-4)Bob Stanley (9-7)BOS  D Evans (17)  NYA  L Piniella (5), B Watson (6), D Winfield (11)Dwight Evans (34.4)
Oakland Athletics10Chicago White Sox5BoxSteve McCatty (12-6)Steve Trout (8-6)CHA  J Morrison (8)  OAK  D Murphy (14)Dwayne Murphy (24.5)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians8BoxJohn Denny (9-4)Dan Schatzeder (6-8)CLE  B Diaz (7)Jorge Orta (15.0)
Kansas City Royals8Seattle Mariners3BoxMike Jones (5-1)Glenn Abbott (3-7)KCA  W Aikens (15)  SEA  P Serna (2)Willie Wilson (27.1)
Minnesota Twins6Texas Rangers3BoxPete Redfern (6-8)Rick Honeycutt (10-5)MIN  D Engle (2)Dave Engle (26.7)
California Angels1Toronto Blue Jays5BoxDale Murray (1-0)Mike Witt (5-9)NoneOtto Velez (30.4)
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxJoe Price (6-1)Dave Stewart (4-3)CIN  J Bench (7), G Foster (20)  LAN  R Monday (9)Johnny Bench (73.1)
Chicago Cubs0Montreal Expos11BoxScott Sanderson (9-6)Doug Bird (9-5)MON  J Manuel (3)Gary Carter (14.6)
St. Louis Cardinals1New York Mets8BoxEd Lynch (4-3)Bob Shirley (5-4)NoneDoug Flynn (15.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Philadelphia Phillies6BoxRod Scurry (4-5)Ron Reed (4-3)PIT  B Madlock (6)Mike Easler (41.2)
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres0BoxLarry McWilliams (1-0)Rick Wise (3-7)NoneBob Horner (14.6)
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants5BoxDoyle Alexander (9-7)Bob Knepper (8-4)NoneTerry Puhl (13.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Yankees5538.591--37829026-2329-15W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5441.5682.042438630-2224-19W3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5139.5672.537636922-2129-18L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5342.5583.036935823-2330-19L5Game Log
Boston Red Sox5142.5484.043440726-2325-19L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4444.5008.536937722-2022-24W1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays3360.35522.029340518-2715-33W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics5540.579--40535023-2232-18W2Game Log
Texas Rangers4842.5334.539834121-2227-20L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox4644.5116.539735525-2421-20L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals4245.4839.032535027-2315-22W6Game Log
California Angels4352.45312.040539722-2621-26L4Game Log
Minnesota Twins3758.38918.032141614-2622-33W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners3560.36820.037546819-2716-33L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals5136.586--38433723-1828-18L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4942.5384.040239619-2630-16L1Game Log
Montreal Expos4943.5334.538735618-2731-16W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates4244.4888.534734322-2119-24W4Game Log
New York Mets3455.38218.029036915-3119-24W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs3257.36020.03064158-3023-28L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5837.611--40730327-1931-18L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5637.6021.040739127-1929-18W2Game Log
Houston Astros5243.5476.034029226-2626-17L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants4848.50010.536734922-2926-19W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4547.48911.534835924-2520-23W1Game Log
San Diego Padres3461.35824.033841316-3218-29L3Game Log

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