1981 Philadelphia Phillies season

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

Regular season

Season standings

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
St. Louis Cardinals 5943 0.578 32–21 27–22
Montreal Expos 6048 0.556 2 38–18 22–30
Philadelphia Phillies 5948 0.551 36–19 23–29
Pittsburgh Pirates 4656 0.451 13 22–28 24–28
New York Mets 4162 0.398 18½ 24–27 17–35
Chicago Cubs 3865 0.369 21½ 27–30 11–35
NL East
First Half Standings
W L Pct.
Philadelphia Phillies3421.618
St. Louis Cardinals3020.600
Montreal Expos3025.545
Pittsburgh Pirates2523.521
New York Mets1734.333
Chicago Cubs1537.288
NL East
Second Half Standings
W L Pct.
Montreal Expos3023.566
St. Louis Cardinals2923.558
Philadelphia Phillies2527.481
New York Mets2428.462
Chicago Cubs2328.451
Pittsburgh Pirates2133.389

Record vs. opponents

1981 National League Records

Sources:
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta3–2–16–54–87–73–73–34–52–39–65–74–3
Chicago2–3–11–51–66–44–75–8–12–104–103–35–55–4–1
Cincinnati5–65–18–48–85–47–35–24–210–29–50–5
Houston8–46–14–84–85–26–34–62–411–39–62–4
Los Angeles 7–74–68–88–45–25–13–35–16–57–55–5
Montreal7–37–44–52–52–59–37–410–34–22–56–9
New York3–38–5–13–73–61–53–97–73–6–12–52–46–5
Philadelphia5-410–22–56–43–34–77–77–54–24–37–6
Pittsburgh3–210–42–44–21–53–106–3–15–76–43–73–8
San Diego6–93–32–103–115–62–45–22–44–66–73–7
San Francisco7–55–55–96–95–75–24–23–47–37–62–3
St. Louis3–44–5–15–04–25–59–65–66–78–37–33–2

Notable transactions

1981 Game Log

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

Roster

1981 Philadelphia Phillies
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders 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

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
Dick Davis459632.333219
Del Unser62599.15306
George Vukovich202610.38514
John Vukovich1110.00000

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Steve Carlton241901342.42179

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dan Larson528304.1815

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Warren Brusstar140104.388
Jerry Reed40107.715

1981 National League Division Series

Montreal Expos vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Montreal wins series, 3-2.

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

1981 Postseason Game Log

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

Farm system

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

  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. Vince Coleman at Baseball Reference
  7. Mike LaValliere at Baseball Reference
  8. 1 2 "1981 Philadelphia Phillies Schedule, Box Scores and Splits". Baseball-Reference.com.
  9. "For the Record: National League". Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Milwaukee Sentinel. May 2, 1981. p. 6, part 2. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
  10. "In The Majors". Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: The Pittsburgh Press. September 16, 1981. p. D3. Retrieved November 20, 2014.
  11. "Scoreboard". Montreal: QC: The Montreal Gazette. September 28, 1981. p. 46. Retrieved November 21, 2014.

References

  • 1981 Philadelphia Phillies season at Baseball Reference
  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 
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