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Saturday, September 12,1981

Saturday, September 12,1981

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Games on this date
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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 1981-09-12 Texas Rangers 3 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Rick Honeycutt Geoff Zahn Mark Mercer 30,675 2:28
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 Cleveland Indians 9 Detroit Tigers 11 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dave Rozema Sid Monge -- 23,464 4:16
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 Baltimore Orioles 3 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Randy Lerch Jim Palmer Rollie Fingers 25,398 2:19
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 Chicago White Sox 1 Minnesota Twins 3 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Pete Redfern Richard Dotson Doug Corbett 7,967 2:28
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 Boston Red Sox 2 New York Yankees 1 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Bob Ojeda Rick Reuschel Mark Clear 38,307 2:07
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 Kansas City Royals 4 Oakland Athletics 0 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Dennis Leonard Mike Norris -- 33,493 2:30
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 Seattle Mariners 0 Toronto Blue Jays 3 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Dave Stieb Jim Beattie -- 14,048 2:04
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 San Diego Padres 4 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Rick Camp Mike Armstrong -- 3,950 3:11
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 Montreal Expos 2 Chicago Cubs 0 box | pbp Wrigley Field Steve Rogers Doug Bird Jeff Reardon 18,124 2:36
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Cinergy Field Mike LaCoss Ted Power -- 34,090 3:32
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 San Francisco Giants 2 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Joe Niekro Ed Whitson Dave Smith 35,867 2:39
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Eddie Solomon Dickie Noles Rod Scurry 11,370 2:45
1981 reg season 1981-09-12 New York Mets 2 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Doug Bair Mike Marshall -- 19,884 3:22
13 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)
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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 88 52 36 .591 0.0 349 273 76 L1 24-21 28-15 1 1 3 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 89 52 37 .584 0.5 349 326 23 W2 23-18 29-19 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 86 49 37 .570 2.0 362 351 11 L1 20-20 29-17 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 90 50 40 .556 3.0 407 372 35 W1 29-22 21-18 4 5 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 87 47 40 .540 4.5 406 383 23 W1 26-22 21-18 5 7 12 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 84 43 41 .512 7.0 347 352 -5 L2 22-19 21-22 6 9 15 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 89 31 58 .348 21.5 279 391 -112 W1 18-27 13-31 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 90 52 38 .578 0.0 381 324 57 L1 20-21 32-17 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 85 47 38 .553 2.5 373 318 55 W3 21-21 26-17 2 6 9 -- dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 85 44 41 .518 5.5 374 327 47 L2 23-22 21-19 3 8 14 -- dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 90 42 48 .467 10.0 390 375 15 L8 22-25 20-23 4 10 19 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 82 37 45 .451 11.0 301 336 -35 W1 22-23 15-22 5 11 20 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 91 34 57 .374 18.5 361 448 -87 L1 19-27 15-30 6 12 22 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 90 33 57 .367 19.0 295 398 -103 W5 11-25 21-33 7 13 24 -- 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 80 47 33 .588 0.0 356 312 44 W2 20-15 27-18 1 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 86 47 39 .547 3.0 384 378 6 L1 17-24 30-15 2 5 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 85 45 40 .529 4.5 351 327 24 W1 17-27 28-13 3 6 13 -- Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 83 39 44 .470 9.5 329 333 -4 W1 20-21 18-24 4 9 18 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 84 32 52 .381 17.0 272 354 -82 L2 15-30 17-22 5 10 21 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 86 32 54 .372 18.0 298 386 -88 L1 8-29 23-26 6 11 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 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 89 54 35 .607 0.0 382 281 101 L3 25-18 29-17 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 87 52 35 .598 1.0 384 369 15 W3 23-18 29-17 2 2 2 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 89 49 40 .551 5.0 319 277 42 W2 24-25 25-15 3 4 10 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 86 44 42 .512 8.5 332 338 -6 W4 23-21 20-22 4 7 16 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 90 44 46 .489 10.5 340 329 11 L2 22-28 22-18 5 8 17 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 89 32 57 .360 22.0 317 380 -63 L3 15-32 17-25 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)