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Monday, May 11,1981

Monday, May 11,1981

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season 1981-05-11 Cleveland Indians 3 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Bert Blyleven Ross Baumgarten -- 16,806 2:58
1981 reg season 1981-05-11 Texas Rangers 9 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Rick Honeycutt Larry Gura -- 28,876 2:26
1981 reg season 1981-05-11 Boston Red Sox 7 Toronto Blue Jays 6 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Mark Clear Mike Willis -- 11,315 3:09
1981 reg season 1981-05-11 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Atlanta Braves 3 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Rick Mahler Kent Tekulve -- 4,260 3:09
1981 reg season 1981-05-11 Houston Astros 5 Cincinnati Reds 0 box | pbp Cinergy Field Nolan Ryan Mike LaCoss -- 11,795 2:36
5 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 21 14 7 .667 0.0 76 63 13 W3 10-3 4-4 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 24 14 10 .583 1.5 98 95 3 L1 4-6 10-4 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 28 16 12 .571 1.5 102 87 15 W1 10-9 6-3 3 5 9 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 2.5 123 103 20 W1 11-7 3-5 4 7 11 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 3.5 115 139 -24 W5 9-6 4-7 5 8 14 -- dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 5.5 89 113 -24 L2 10-9 2-7 6 10 19 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 28 9 19 .321 8.5 100 122 -22 L4 6-7 3-12 7 13 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 31 24 7 .774 0.0 147 81 66 L1 11-0 13-7 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 27 16 11 .593 6.0 145 103 42 W2 4-5 12-6 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 26 14 12 .538 7.5 112 105 7 L1 6-9 8-3 3 6 12 -- dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 31 15 16 .484 9.0 131 129 2 W2 7-4 8-12 4 9 16 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 28 11 17 .393 11.5 102 112 -10 L2 6-8 4-10 5 11 20 -- dnq
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 30 10 20 .333 13.5 114 159 -45 L1 3-7 7-13 6 12 21 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 22 6 16 .273 13.5 61 104 -43 L4 4-7 2-9 7 14 25 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 23 15 8 .652 0.0 118 84 34 L1 5-3 10-5 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 0.5 138 118 20 L1 4-5 14-5 2 3 5 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 27 17 10 .630 0.0 117 118 -1 W1 4-4 13-6 3 4 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 3.5 98 88 10 L1 9-7 2-6 4 7 13 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 25 8 17 .320 8.0 82 110 -28 L1 2-5 6-12 5 11 24 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 26 6 20 .231 10.5 73 114 -41 L1 1-10 4-11 6 12 26 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1981 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 29 20 9 .690 0.0 106 72 34 W1 13-6 7-3 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 30 17 13 .567 3.5 120 108 12 W1 11-6 5-8 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 28 14 14 .500 5.5 120 120 0 L2 7-6 7-8 3 6 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 6.5 115 117 -2 L1 11-9 4-8 4 8 17 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 30 14 16 .467 6.5 89 86 3 W2 10-7 4-9 5 9 18 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 30 10 20 .333 10.5 99 140 -41 W1 7-14 3-6 6 10 22 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Mike Smith Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
1 record(s)