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Friday, May 29,1981

Friday, May 29,1981

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Detroit Tigers  5 Baltimore Orioles  6 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dennis Martinez Dan Schatzeder Tippy Martinez 23,040 2:59
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Milwaukee Brewers  5 Boston Red Sox  4 box | pbp Fenway Park Rollie Fingers Tom Burgmeier -- 22,794 2:37
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 New York Yankees  5 Cleveland Indians  2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dave Righetti Rick Waits Rich Gossage 65,311 2:53
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Kansas City Royals  3 Minnesota Twins  1 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Rich Gale Fernando Arroyo Dan Quisenberry 6,734 2:30
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Seattle Mariners  5 Texas Rangers  4 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Dick Drago Bob Babcock Bob Galasso 14,447 3:32
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Oakland Athletics  3 Toronto Blue Jays  6 box | pbp Exhibition Stadium Jim Clancy Matt Keough Roy Lee Jackson 16,509 2:29
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Cincinnati Reds  2 Los Angeles Dodgers  5 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bob Welch Mike LaCoss Steve Howe 45,749 2:44
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Pittsburgh Pirates  2 Montreal Expos  3 box | pbp Stade Olympique Scott Sanderson Jim Bibby Bill Lee 36,662 2:31
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Chicago Cubs  1 New York Mets  6 box | pbp Shea Stadium Mike Scott Randy Martz -- 18,035 2:58
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 St. Louis Cardinals  11 Philadelphia Phillies  4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Bob Forsch Nino Espinosa Mark Littell 32,358 2:31
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Atlanta Braves  7 San Diego Padres  1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Phil Niekro Rick Wise Rick Camp 12,214 2:35
1981 reg season 1981-05-29 Houston Astros  1 San Francisco Giants  3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Vida Blue Don Sutton Al Holland 8,397 2:22
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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 42 28 14 .667 0.0 198 150 48 W4 11-9 17-5 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1981 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 44 26 18 .591 3.0 203 179 24 W4 12-7 14-11 2 4 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 38 22 16 .579 4.0 144 133 11 L2 14-7 8-9 3 6 9 -- dnq
1981 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 43 24 19 .558 4.5 165 159 6 W1 11-12 13-7 4 7 12 -- Lost World Series (Dodgers)
1981 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 44 24 20 .545 5.0 213 213 0 L1 13-9 11-11 5 8 13 -- dnq
1981 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 45 21 24 .467 8.5 175 192 -17 L4 11-13 10-11 6 10 19 -- dnq
1981 AL East Toronto Blue Jays franchise | log 46 15 31 .326 15.0 153 193 -40 W3 9-15 6-16 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 49 30 19 .612 0.0 203 156 47 L3 12-10 18-9 1 2 3 Yes Lost ALCS (Yankees)
1981 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 40 24 16 .600 1.5 202 149 53 W2 13-11 11-5 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1981 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 43 25 18 .581 2.0 205 176 29 L1 10-10 15-8 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1981 AL West California Angels franchise | log 47 22 25 .468 7.0 196 206 -10 L2 13-8 9-17 4 9 18 -- dnq
1981 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 38 14 24 .368 10.5 117 169 -52 W3 9-13 5-11 5 11 21 -- Lost in 1st Round (Athletics)
1981 AL West Seattle Mariners franchise | log 46 16 30 .348 12.5 171 226 -55 W1 7-12 9-18 6 12 22 -- dnq
1981 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 45 14 31 .311 14.0 148 192 -44 L2 8-16 5-16 7 14 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 39 23 16 .590 0.0 192 159 33 W1 10-8 13-8 1 2 6 Yes dnq
1981 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 43 25 18 .581 0.0 174 174 0 W4 8-12 17-6 2 3 7 Yes Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1981 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 44 25 19 .568 0.5 184 185 -1 L2 11-13 14-6 3 5 11 Yes Lost in 1st Round (Expos)
1981 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 39 20 19 .513 3.0 163 139 24 L1 13-10 6-10 4 7 15 -- dnq
1981 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 41 14 27 .341 10.0 141 183 -42 W2 5-14 9-13 5 11 23 -- dnq
1981 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 43 10 33 .233 15.0 128 208 -80 L4 1-17 8-17 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 46 32 14 .696 0.0 191 124 67 W1 17-9 15-5 1 1 1 Yes Won World Series (Yankees)
1981 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 45 26 19 .578 5.5 196 180 16 L1 12-8 14-11 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1981 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 44 23 21 .523 8.0 178 171 7 W3 12-8 10-14 3 6 14 -- dnq
1981 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 46 23 23 .500 9.0 152 136 16 L1 11-10 12-13 4 8 17 -- Lost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
1981 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 48 24 24 .500 9.0 167 165 2 W1 13-13 11-11 5 9 16 -- dnq
1981 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 46 17 29 .370 15.0 152 194 -42 L4 9-18 8-11 6 10 20 -- dnq
26 record(s)
Transactions
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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
Ellis Valentine New York Mets Hist Traded from Montreal Expos to New York Mets for Jeff Reardon and Dan Norman
Jeff Reardon Montreal Expos Hist Traded from New York Mets with Dan Norman to Montreal Expos for Ellis Valentine
Dan Norman Montreal Expos Hist Traded from New York Mets with Jeff Reardon to Montreal Expos for Ellis Valentine
Johnny Bench Cincinnati Reds Injury DL - Fractured left ankle *Sliding into 3B*
Matt Alexander Pittsburgh Pirates Injury DL - Strained left thigh
Steve Henderson Chicago Cubs Injury DL - Fractured right hand
Dave Parker Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Activated from Disabled List
7 record(s)