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Friday, October 2,1981

Friday, October 2,1981

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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 1981-10-02 New York Yankees 9 Baltimore Orioles 0 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dave Righetti Sammy Stewart -- 25,748 2:05
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 Minnesota Twins 3 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Pete Redfern Jerry Koosman Doug Corbett 7,175 2:48
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 Boston Red Sox 4 Cleveland Indians 11 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dan Spillner Dennis Eckersley -- 4,047 2:53
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 Oakland Athletics 0 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Kauffman Stadium Dennis Leonard Steve McCatty -- 23,781 2:15
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 Detroit Tigers 2 Milwaukee Brewers 8 box | pbp County Stadium Moose Haas Dan Petry -- 23,540 2:32
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 Toronto Blue Jays 3 Seattle Mariners 8 box | pbp Kingdome Ken Clay Juan Berenguer -- 5,148 2:24
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 California Angels 6 Texas Rangers 8 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Steve Comer Andy Hassler -- 9,197 2:43
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 Atlanta Braves 11 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Gaylord Perry Frank Pastore -- 14,793 2:58
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 Houston Astros 1 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Jerry Reuss Don Sutton -- 46,108 2:30
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 Montreal Expos 3 New York Mets 0 box | pbp Shea Stadium Steve Rogers Pat Zachry -- 6,720 2:08
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 Chicago Cubs 7 Philadelphia Phillies 9 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Ron Reed Dick Tidrow -- 20,453 3:04
1981 reg season 1981-10-02 St. Louis Cardinals 7 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Kent Tekulve Bruce Sutter -- 2,348 3:02
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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.
  • 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 Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 107 61 46 .570 0.0 489 455 34 W2 34-26 27-20 1 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 105 59 46 .562 1.0 419 335 84 W1 27-27 32-19 2 3 6 Yes Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 103 57 46 .553 2.0 421 435 -14 L1 26-24 31-22 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 107 59 48 .551 2.0 423 400 23 L2 27-25 32-23 4 5 11 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 106 57 49 .538 3.5 509 479 30 L2 27-26 30-23 5 7 13 -- dnq
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 100 52 48 .520 5.5 429 423 6 W5 27-22 25-26 6 8 14 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 104 36 68 .346 23.5 325 461 -136 L3 19-32 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 107 62 45 .579 0.0 446 396 50 L1 27-24 35-21 1 1 2 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 103 56 47 .544 4.0 449 380 69 W4 25-24 31-23 2 6 12 -- dnq
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 104 52 52 .500 8.5 458 407 51 L1 29-28 23-24 3 9 16 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 100 49 51 .490 9.5 381 393 -12 W5 30-25 19-26 4 10 17 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 108 50 58 .463 12.5 467 450 17 L2 24-30 26-28 5 11 20 -- dnq
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 108 43 65 .398 19.5 421 517 -96 W1 24-29 19-36 6 12 22 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 108 42 66 .389 20.5 362 468 -106 W1 17-30 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 101 57 44 .564 0.0 452 414 38 L1 25-23 32-21 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 106 59 47 .557 0.5 437 388 49 W3 21-29 38-18 2 4 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 105 58 47 .552 1.0 485 463 22 W1 23-29 35-18 3 6 10 -- Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 101 47 54 .465 10.0 404 413 -9 W1 24-28 22-27 4 9 19 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 103 41 62 .398 17.0 342 426 -84 L2 17-36 23-27 5 10 21 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 104 38 66 .365 20.5 361 477 -116 L4 10-36 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 106 65 41 .613 0.0 458 436 22 L2 34-20 31-21 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 108 62 46 .574 4.0 440 349 91 W1 30-24 32-22 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 108 60 48 .556 6.0 387 321 66 L1 29-28 31-20 3 5 8 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 108 55 53 .509 11.0 418 400 18 W1 27-31 28-22 4 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 105 50 55 .476 14.5 391 410 -19 W1 27-28 22-28 5 8 18 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 107 39 68 .364 26.5 368 446 -78 W3 19-33 20-35 6 12 25 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Steve Macko Chicago Cubs Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)