1981 Philadelphia Phillies season

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1981 Philadelphia Phillies
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Bill Giles
General manager(s)Paul Owens
Manager(s)Dallas Green
Local televisionWPHL-TV
PRISM
Local radioKYW
(Harry Kalas, Richie Ashburn, Andy Musser, Chris Wheeler, Tim McCarver)
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The Philadelphia Phillies' 1981 season was a season in American baseball.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 59 43 0.578 32–21 27–22
Montreal Expos 60 48 0.556 2 38–18 22–30
Philadelphia Phillies 59 48 0.551 36–19 23–29
Pittsburgh Pirates 46 56 0.451 13 22–28 24–28
New York Mets 41 62 0.398 18½ 24–27 17–35
Chicago Cubs 38 65 0.369 21½ 27–30 11–35


NL East
First Half Standings
W L Pct.
Philadelphia Phillies 34 21 .618
St. Louis Cardinals 30 20 .600
Montreal Expos 30 25 .545
Pittsburgh Pirates 25 23 .521
New York Mets 17 34 .333
Chicago Cubs 15 37 .288
NL East
Second Half Standings
W L Pct.
Montreal Expos 30 23 .566
St. Louis Cardinals 29 23 .558
Philadelphia Phillies 25 27 .481
New York Mets 24 28 .462
Chicago Cubs 23 28 .451
Pittsburgh Pirates 21 33 .389

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1981 National League Records

Sources: [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 3–2–1 6–5 4–8 7–7 3–7 3–3 4–5 2–3 9–6 5–7 4–3
Chicago 2–3–1 1–5 1–6 6–4 4–7 5–8–1 2–10 4–10 3–3 5–5 5–4–1
Cincinnati 5–6 5–1 8–4 8–8 5–4 7–3 5–2 4–2 10–2 9–5 0–5
Houston 8–4 6–1 4–8 4–8 5–2 6–3 4–6 2–4 11–3 9–6 2–4
Los Angeles 7–7 4–6 8–8 8–4 5–2 5–1 3–3 5–1 6–5 7–5 5–5
Montreal 7–3 7–4 4–5 2–5 2–5 9–3 7–4 10–3 4–2 2–5 6–9
New York 3–3 8–5–1 3–7 3–6 1–5 3–9 7–7 3–6–1 2–5 2–4 6–5
Philadelphia 5-4 10–2 2–5 6–4 3–3 4–7 7–7 7–5 4–2 4–3 7–6
Pittsburgh 3–2 10–4 2–4 4–2 1–5 3–10 6–3–1 5–7 6–4 3–7 3–8
San Diego 6–9 3–3 2–10 3–11 5–6 2–4 5–2 2–4 4–6 6–7 3–7
San Francisco 7–5 5–5 5–9 6–9 5–7 5–2 4–2 3–4 7–3 7–6 2–3
St. Louis 3–4 4–5–1 5–0 4–2 5–5 9–6 5–6 6–7 8–3 7–3 3–2


Notable transactions[edit]

1981 Game Log[edit]

Legend
  Phillies win
  Phillies loss
  Postponement
Bold Phillies team member
1981 Game Log[9]
First Half: 34–21; Second Half: 25–27; Overall Record: 59–48

Roster[edit]

1981 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Dick Davis 45 96 32 .333 2 19
Del Unser 62 59 9 .153 0 6
George Vukovich 20 26 10 .385 1 4
John Vukovich 11 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Steve Carlton 24 190 13 4 2.42 179

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dan Larson 5 28 3 0 4.18 15

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Warren Brusstar 14 0 1 0 4.38 8
Jerry Reed 4 0 1 0 7.71 5

1981 National League Division Series[edit]

Montreal Expos vs. Philadelphia Phillies[edit]

Montreal wins series, 3-2.

Game Score Date
1 Montreal 3, Philadelphia 1 October 7
2 Montreal 3, Philadelphia 1 October 8
3 Philadelphia 6, Montreal 2 October 9
4 Philadelphia 6, Montreal 5 (10 innings) October 10
5 Montreal 3, Philadelphia 0 October 11

1981 Postseason Game Log[edit]

Legend
  Phillies win
  Phillies loss
  Postponement
Bold Phillies team member
1981 Postseason Game Log[9]
Overall Record: 2–3

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Oklahoma City 89ers American Association Jim Snyder
AA Reading Phillies Eastern League Ron Clark
A Peninsula Pilots Carolina League Bill Dancy
A Spartanburg Traders South Atlantic League Tom Harmon
A-Short Season Bend Phillies Northwest League P. J. Carey
Rookie Helena Phillies Pioneer League Roly de Armas

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Rick Schu at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ George Bell at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Del Unser at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Dick Davis at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Steve Carlton | The Baseball Page
  6. ^ [1]
  7. ^ Vince Coleman at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Mike LaValliere at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ a b "1981 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule, Box Scores and Splits". Baseball-Reference.com.
  10. ^ "For the Record: National League". The Milwaukee Sentinel. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. May 2, 1981. p. 6, part 2. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
  11. ^ "In The Majors". The Pittsburgh Press. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September 16, 1981. p. D3. Retrieved November 20, 2014.
  12. ^ "Scoreboard". The Montreal Gazette. Montreal, Quebec. September 28, 1981. p. 46. Retrieved November 21, 2014.

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