was a season in American baseball. It involved the Houston Astros attempting to win the Houston Astros' 1981 season National League West.
Offseason [ edit ]
December 4, 1980:
Don Sutton was signed as a free agent by the Astros. [1 ] December 8, 1980:
Chris Bourjos was traded by the San Francisco Giants with Bob Knepper to the Houston Astros for Enos Cabell. [2 ] March 27, 1981:
Julio González was released by the Astros. [3 ]
Regular season [ edit ]
Season standings [ edit ]
Notable transactions [ edit ]
April 1, 1981: Chris Bourjos was traded by the Houston Astros with cash to the Baltimore Orioles for Kiko Garcia.
[2 ] April 3, 1981:
Gary Rajsich was traded by the Astros to the New York Mets for John Csefalvay (minors). [4 ] April 17, 1981:
David Clyde was signed as a free agent by the Astros. [5 ] June 7, 1981:
Joaquín Andújar was traded by the Astros to the St. Louis Cardinals for Tony Scott. [6 ] June 8, 1981: Eric Bullock was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 1st round (20th pick) of the 1981 amateur draft (Secondary Phase).
Nolan Ryan's 5th No-Hitter [ edit ]
On September 26, 1981,
Nolan Ryan no-hit the Los Angeles Dodgers, 5-0, on national television. The 34-year-old right-hander became the first pitcher to throw five career no-hitters. It had been six years since Ryan's last no-hitter; he pitched for the [8 ] California Angels for the last of four no-hitters.
Player stats [ edit ]
Batting [ edit ]
Starters by position [ edit ]
Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Tony Scott 55
Other batters [ edit ]
Pitching [ edit ]
Starting pitchers [ edit ]
Other pitchers [ edit ]
Relief pitchers [ edit ]
1981 National League Division Series [ edit ]
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Houston Astros
Los Angeles wins series, 3-2.
Houston 3, Los Angeles 1 October 6
Houston 1, Los Angeles 0 (11 innings) October 7
Los Angeles 6, Houston 1 October 9
Los Angeles 2, Houston 1 October 10
Los Angeles 4, Houston 0 October 11
Farm system [ edit ]
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Daytona Beach
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]