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Thursday, October 1,1981

Thursday, October 1,1981

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games on this date
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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.
year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season 1981-10-01 Baltimore Orioles 5 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Tim Stoddard Kevin Saucier -- 15,763 3:07
1981 reg season 1981-10-01 San Francisco Giants 6 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Doyle Alexander Phil Niekro Greg Minton 2,160 2:32
1981 reg season 1981-10-01 Houston Astros 8 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field Nolan Ryan Bruce Berenyi -- 26,484 3:12
1981 reg season 1981-10-01 San Diego Padres 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Fred Kuhaulua Fernando Valenzuela Eric Show 38,267 2:08
1981 reg season 1981-10-01 Chicago Cubs 2 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium -- 3,553 2:25
1981 reg season 1981-10-01 St. Louis Cardinals 3 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Doug Bair Larry Christenson -- 20,482 2:03
1981 reg season 1981-10-01 Montreal Expos 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Ray Burris Luis Tiant Jeff Reardon 2,931 2:26
7 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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.
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 Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 106 60 46 .566 0.0 481 453 28 W1 34-26 26-20 1 2 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 102 57 45 .559 1.0 421 426 -5 W1 26-24 31-21 2 3 7 Yes dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 104 58 46 .558 1.0 410 335 75 L2 26-27 32-19 3 4 8 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 106 59 47 .557 1.0 421 392 29 L1 27-24 32-23 4 5 9 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 105 57 48 .543 2.5 505 468 37 L1 27-25 30-23 5 6 12 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 99 51 48 .515 5.5 418 419 -1 W4 27-22 24-26 6 8 14 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 103 36 67 .350 22.5 322 453 -131 L2 19-31 17-36 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 106 62 44 .585 0.0 446 393 53 W2 27-23 35-21 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 102 55 47 .539 5.0 441 374 67 W3 25-24 30-23 2 7 13 -- dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 103 52 51 .505 8.5 456 404 52 W1 29-28 23-23 3 9 16 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 99 48 51 .485 10.5 378 393 -15 W4 30-25 18-26 4 10 17 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 107 50 57 .467 12.5 461 442 19 L1 24-29 26-28 5 11 19 -- dnq
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 107 42 65 .393 20.5 413 514 -101 L4 24-29 18-36 6 12 22 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 107 41 66 .383 21.5 359 466 -107 L3 16-30 24-37 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 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 100 57 43 .570 0.0 445 406 39 W1 25-22 32-21 1 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 105 58 47 .552 1.5 434 388 46 W2 20-29 38-18 2 5 10 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 104 57 47 .548 2.0 476 456 20 L1 23-29 34-18 3 6 11 -- Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 100 46 54 .460 11.0 396 406 -10 L2 24-28 21-27 4 9 20 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 102 41 61 .402 17.0 342 423 -81 L1 17-36 23-26 5 10 21 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 103 38 65 .369 20.5 354 468 -114 L3 10-35 27-31 6 11 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 West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 105 65 40 .619 0.0 453 425 28 L1 34-20 31-20 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 107 61 46 .570 5.0 434 348 86 L2 30-24 31-22 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 107 60 47 .561 6.0 386 315 71 W1 29-27 31-20 3 4 6 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 108 55 53 .509 11.5 418 400 18 W1 27-31 28-22 4 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 104 49 55 .471 15.5 380 405 -25 L1 26-28 22-28 5 8 18 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 107 39 68 .364 27.0 368 446 -78 W3 19-33 20-35 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)