1981 Cleveland Indians season

1981 Cleveland Indians season

1981 Cleveland Indians
Major league affiliations
Location
1981 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

Regular season

  • 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

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

1981 Cleveland Indians roster
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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
C Ron Hassey 61 190 44 .232 1 25
1B Mike Hargrove 94 322 102 .317 2 49

Other batters

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

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Barker, LenLen Barker 22 154.1 8 7 3.91 127

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Spillner, DanDan Spillner 32 4 4 7 3.14 59
Stanton, MikeMike Stanton 24 3 3 2 4.36 34

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

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

References

  • 1981 Cleveland Indians team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1981 Cleveland Indians team page at www.baseball-almanac.com