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 television WPHL-TV
PRISM
Local radio KYW
(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


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
Davis, DickDick Davis 45 96 32 .333 2 19
Unser, DelDel Unser 62 59 9 .153 0 6
Vukovich, GeorgeGeorge Vukovich 20 26 10 .385 1 4
Vukovich, JohnJohn Vukovich 11 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Brusstar, WarrenWarren Brusstar 14 0 1 0 4.38 8
Reed, JerryJerry 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". Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Milwaukee Sentinel. May 2, 1981. p. 6, part 2. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 
  11. ^ "In The Majors". Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The Pittsburgh Press. September 16, 1981. p. D3. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Scoreboard". Montreal: QC: The Montreal Gazette. September 28, 1981. p. 46. Retrieved November 21, 2014. 

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