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Baseball on Sunday, May 17, 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
Kansas City Royals5Boston Red Sox4BoxDennis Leonard (4-4)Tom Burgmeier (2-2)KCA  W Aikens (6), H McRae (2)U.L. Washington (40.0)
Texas Rangers0Chicago White Sox9BoxRoss Baumgarten (3-4)Rick Honeycutt (3-1)NoneMike Squires (15.6)
Toronto Blue Jays0Cleveland Indians1Box G1Rick Waits (4-2)Dave Stieb (3-4)NoneMiguel Dilone (17.3)
Toronto Blue Jays1Cleveland Indians2Box G2Bert Blyleven (5-1)Roy Lee Jackson (0-2)NoneRick Manning (13.4)
California Angels7Detroit Tigers1BoxKen Forsch (6-1)Milt Wilcox (5-3)NoneBrian Downing (14.2)
Oakland Athletics2Milwaukee Brewers6BoxMoose Haas (3-2)Rick Langford (4-4)NoneCecil Cooper (43.7)
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins3BoxJim Palmer (2-1)Roger Erickson (1-4)NoneEddie Murray (17.9)
Seattle Mariners1New York Yankees0BoxFloyd Bannister (4-3)Ron Davis (1-2)NoneJeff Burroughs (14.2)
St. Louis Cardinals4Atlanta Braves3BoxBob Forsch (3-2)Gaylord Perry (3-3)NoneBob Porter (14.5)
Chicago Cubs1Houston Astros6BoxBob Knepper (4-0)Mike Krukow (1-4)NoneTerry Puhl (16.6)
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJerry Reuss (4-1)Pat Zachry (3-5)LAN  R Cey (8)Ron Cey (22.3)
Cincinnati Reds4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxMario Soto (3-5)Eddie Solomon (2-3)CIN  K Griffey (1), R Knight (3)  PIT  M Easler (3)Ken Griffey (30.5)
Philadelphia Phillies6San Diego Padres3BoxNino Espinosa (2-3)Juan Eichelberger (3-2)PHI  M Schmidt (11)  SDN  J Bonilla (1)Nino Espinosa (12.8)
Montreal Expos4San Francisco Giants5BoxAl Holland (2-1)Bill Lee (1-2)NoneJim Wohlford (45.9)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cleveland Indians189.667--917811-47-5W2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles1911.6331.51361079-710-4W5Game Log
New York Yankees1914.5763.012610410-99-5L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1715.5313.514212911-76-8W3Game Log
Boston Red Sox1616.5004.514616711-75-9L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers1617.4855.010912810-96-8L1Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays1124.31411.01101457-104-14L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2512.676--16511312-513-7L4Game Log
Texas Rangers1814.5624.51531276-812-6L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1714.5485.01411166-911-5W2Game Log
California Angels1918.5146.016314611-68-12W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins1222.35311.51221516-85-15L5Game Log
Kansas City Royals918.33311.0811236-83-10W2Game Log
Seattle Mariners1123.32412.51221734-107-13W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals1910.655--1411119-510-5W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies2113.6182.51521347-814-5W1Game Log
Montreal Expos1815.5453.01361435-913-6L1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates1316.4486.010910710-82-9L3Game Log
New York Mets823.25812.0941492-116-12L7Game Log
Chicago Cubs626.18714.5801471-164-11L7Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers269.743--1438613-613-3W7Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2014.5885.514812910-610-8W6Game Log
Atlanta Braves1916.5437.014312811-67-11L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants1919.5008.513413311-98-10W1Game Log
Houston Astros1818.5008.51179810-78-11W3Game Log
San Diego Padres1422.38912.51231557-147-8L1Game Log

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