1981 Cleveland Indians season

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1981 Cleveland Indians
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) F.J. "Steve" O'Neill
General manager(s) Phil Seghi
Manager(s) Dave Garcia
Local television WUAB
Local radio WWWE
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Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

  • May 15, 1981: Len Barker pitched a perfect game against the Toronto Blue Jays. It was the tenth perfect game ever pitched, is one of only seventeen in the history of the major leagues, and remains the last no-hitter thrown by an Indian.[3] In that season he also was selected an All-Star.

Season standings[edit]

AL East
First Half standings
Wins Losses Win % GB
New York Yankees 34 22 .607
Baltimore Orioles 31 23 .574 2.0
Milwaukee Brewers 31 25 .554 3.0
Detroit Tigers 31 26 .544 3.5
Boston Red Sox 30 26 .536 4.0
Cleveland Indians 26 24 .520 5.0
Toronto Blue Jays 16 42 .276 19.0
AL East
Second Half standings
Wins Losses Win % GB
Milwaukee Brewers 31 22 .585
Boston Red Sox 29 23 .558 1.5
Detroit Tigers 29 23 .558 1.5
Baltimore Orioles 28 23 .549 2.0
Cleveland Indians 26 27 .491 5.0
New York Yankees 25 26 .490 5.0
Toronto Blue Jays 21 27 .438 7.5


Roster[edit]

1981 Cleveland Indians roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB
Bando, ChrisChris Bando 21 47 3 10 3 0 0 6 .213 0
Bannister, AlanAlan Bannister 68 232 36 61 11 1 1 17 .263 16
Charboneau, JoeJoe Charboneau 48 138 14 29 7 1 4 18 .210 1
Diaz, BoBo Diaz 63 182 25 57 19 0 7 38 .313 2
Dilone, MiguelMiguel Dilone 72 269 33 78 5 5 0 19 .290 29
Dybzinski, JerryJerry Dybzinski 48 57 10 17 0 0 0 6 .298 7
Fischlin, MikeMike Fischlin 22 43 3 10 1 0 0 5 .233 3
Hargrove, MikeMike Hargrove 94 322 43 102 21 0 2 49 .317 5
Harrah, TobyToby Harrah 103 361 64 105 12 4 5 44 .291 12
Hassey, RonRon Hassey 61 190 8 44 4 0 1 25 .232 0
Hayes, VonVon Hayes 43 109 21 28 8 2 1 17 .257 8
Kelly, PatPat Kelly 48 75 8 16 4 0 1 16 .213 2
Kuiper, DuaneDuane Kuiper 72 206 15 53 6 0 0 14 .257 1
Littleton, LarryLarry Littleton 26 23 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0
Manning, RickRick Manning 103 360 47 88 15 3 4 33 .244 25
Orta, JorgeJorge Orta 88 338 50 92 14 3 5 34 .272 4
Pagel, KarlKarl Pagel 14 15 3 4 0 2 1 4 .267 0
Pruitt, RonRon Pruitt 5 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0
Rosello, DaveDave Rosello 43 84 11 20 4 0 1 7 .238 0
Thornton, AndreAndre Thornton 69 226 22 54 12 0 6 30 .239 3
Veryzer, TomTom Veryzer 75 221 13 54 4 0 0 14 .244 1
Totals 103 3507 431 922 150 21 39 397 .263 119


Pitching[edit]

Player W L ERA G GS SV IP R ER BB K
Barker, LenLen Barker 8 7 3.91 22 22 0 154.1 72 67 46 127
Blyleven, BertBert Blyleven 11 7 2.88 20 20 0 159.1 52 51 40 107
Brennan, TomTom Brennan 2 2 3.17 7 6 0 48.1 20 17 14 15
Denny, JohnJohn Denny 10 6 3.15 19 19 0 145.2 62 51 66 94
Garland, WayneWayne Garland 3 7 5.79 12 10 0 56.0 40 36 14 15
Glynn, EdEd Glynn 0 0 1.17 4 0 0 7.2 1 1 4 4
Lacey, BobBob Lacey 0 0 7.59 14 0 0 21.1 20 18 3 11
Lewallyn, DennisDennis Lewallyn 0 0 5.40 7 0 0 13.1 8 8 2 11
Monge, SidSid Monge 3 5 4.34 31 0 4 58.0 31 28 21 41
Spillner, DanDan Spillner 4 4 3.14 32 5 7 97.1 41 34 39 59
Stanton, MikeMike Stanton 3 3 4.36 24 0 2 43.1 21 21 18 34
Waits, RickRick Waits 8 10 4.92 22 21 0 126.1 74 69 44 51
Totals 52 51 3.88 103 103 13 931.0 442 401 311 569

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Charleston Charlies International League Cal Emery and Frank Lucchesi
AA Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League Woody Smith
A Waterloo Indians Midwest League Gomer Hodge
Short-Season A Batavia Trojans New York–Penn League Dave Oliver

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dan Spillner page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Bert Blyleven page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Chronological list of no-hitters at Retrosheet
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

References[edit]