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Sunday, August 30,1981

Sunday, August 30,1981

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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 1981-08-30 California Angels 7 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Andy Hassler Jim Palmer -- 13,727 3:02
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 Oakland Athletics 5 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Steve McCatty Frank Tanana -- 25,160 2:34
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 New York Yankees 5 Chicago White Sox 1 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Rudy May Dennis Lamp -- 33,213 2:49
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 Seattle Mariners 11 Cleveland Indians 17 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Sid Monge Shane Rawley -- 11,409 3:36
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 Texas Rangers 2 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Pete Vuckovich Doc Medich Rollie Fingers 14,722 2:34
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 Detroit Tigers 6 Minnesota Twins 1 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jack Morris Don Cooper -- 8,217 2:23
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 Philadelphia Phillies 4 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Dave Smith Sparky Lyle -- 23,102 2:53
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 Chicago Cubs 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Doug Bird Dave Goltz Dick Tidrow 34,284 2:19
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 Atlanta Braves 5 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Stade Olympique Gene Garber Bill Lee -- 45,515 3:30
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 Cincinnati Reds 6 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Mike LaCoss Greg Harris -- 18,770 2:53
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 St. Louis Cardinals 6 San Diego Padres 9 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Gary Lucas Mark Littell -- 4,281 2:47
1981 reg season 1981-08-30 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Tom Griffin Pascual Perez -- 18,117 2:43
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 New York Yankees franchise | log 76 44 32 .579 0.0 297 246 51 W3 19-19 25-13 1 2 5 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 73 42 31 .575 0.5 304 297 7 L1 19-19 23-12 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 77 43 34 .558 1.5 296 285 11 W1 17-17 26-17 3 6 11 -- dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 77 43 34 .558 1.5 342 316 26 W1 23-18 20-16 4 7 10 -- Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 75 40 35 .533 3.5 355 343 12 L1 23-20 17-15 5 8 13 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 71 36 35 .507 5.5 290 290 0 W5 20-15 16-20 6 10 16 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 76 24 52 .316 20.0 244 359 -115 L1 13-22 11-30 7 14 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 78 46 32 .590 0.0 335 277 58 W1 17-17 29-15 1 1 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 73 42 31 .575 1.5 331 273 58 L1 18-19 24-12 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 72 41 31 .569 2.0 332 274 58 L3 22-20 19-11 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 78 40 38 .513 6.0 363 322 41 W1 20-17 20-21 4 9 15 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 70 30 40 .429 12.0 263 299 -36 W1 21-22 9-18 5 11 20 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 78 28 50 .359 18.0 313 397 -84 L10 13-20 15-30 6 12 23 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 78 27 51 .346 19.0 252 339 -87 L1 11-25 15-27 7 13 25 -- 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 East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 69 42 27 .609 0.0 320 267 53 L1 17-12 25-15 1 2 2 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 73 41 32 .562 3.0 305 264 41 L1 14-22 27-10 2 4 9 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 74 40 34 .541 4.5 314 319 -5 L6 14-22 26-12 3 5 12 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 70 32 38 .457 10.5 281 283 -2 L7 16-18 15-21 4 9 19 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 72 28 44 .389 15.5 242 310 -68 L1 13-23 15-21 5 10 21 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 74 27 47 .365 17.5 254 341 -87 W2 4-23 22-25 6 11 22 -- 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 77 48 29 .623 0.0 336 241 95 L2 25-16 23-13 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 75 44 31 .587 3.0 318 314 4 W1 21-16 23-15 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 77 40 37 .519 8.0 273 249 24 W4 20-22 20-15 3 6 14 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 75 38 37 .507 9.0 290 302 -12 W1 22-19 15-19 4 7 17 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 79 39 40 .494 10.0 305 289 16 W4 21-24 18-16 5 8 18 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 77 27 50 .351 21.0 269 328 -59 W1 14-28 13-22 6 12 24 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Jerry Koosman Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from Minnesota Twins to Chicago White Sox for Bambi Mesa, Ron Perry and Randy Johnson (9/2/1981)
1 record(s)