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1981 San Francisco Giants season

1981 San Francisco Giants
Major League affiliations
Location
  • San Francisco, California (since 1958)
  • Other information
    Owner(s) Bob Lurie
    General manager(s) Spec Richardson, Tom Haller
    Manager(s) Frank Robinson
    Local television KTVU
    (Lindsey Nelson, Gary Park, Edgard Martinez)
    Local radio KNBR
    (Lindsey Nelson, Hank Greenwald, David Glass)
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    The 1981 San Francisco Giants season was the Giants' 99th season in Major League Baseball, their 24th season in San Francisco since their move from New York following the 1957 season, and their 22nd at Candlestick Park. Giants manager Frank Robinson became the first black manager in the history of the National League.[1] Robinson was also the first black manager in the history of the American League.

    Offseason

    Regular season

    Season standings

    NL West
    First Half Standings
    W L Pct.
    Los Angeles Dodgers 36 21 .632
    Cincinnati Reds 35 21 .625
    Houston Astros 28 29 .491
    Atlanta Braves 25 29 .463
    San Francisco Giants 27 32 .458
    San Diego Padres 23 33 .411
    NL West
    Second Half Standings
    W L Pct.
    Houston Astros 33 20 .623
    Cincinnati Reds 31 21 .596
    San Francisco Giants 29 23 .558
    Los Angeles Dodgers 27 26 .509
    Atlanta Braves 25 27 .481
    San Diego Padres 18 36 .333

    Opening Day starters

    Notable transactions

    Roster

    1981 San Francisco Giants
    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

    = Indicates team leader
    Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    C May, MiltMilt May 97 316 98 .310 2 33
    1B Cabell, EnosEnos Cabell 96 396 101 .255 2 36
    2B Morgan, JoeJoe Morgan 90 308 74 .240 8 31
    3B Evans, DarrellDarrell Evans 102 357 92 .258 12 48
    SS LeMaster, JohnnieJohnnie LeMaster 104 324 82 .253 0 28
    LF Clark, JackJack Clark 99 385 103 .268 17 53
    CF Herndon, LarryLarry Herndon 96 364 105 .288 5 41
    RF Martin, JerryJerry Martin 72 241 58 .241 4 25

    Other batters

    Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
    Bergman, DaveDave Bergman 63 145 37 .255 3 13
    North, BillyBilly North 46 131 29 .221 1 12
    Leonard, JeffreyJeffrey Leonard 37 127 39 .307 4 26
    Stennett, RennieRennie Stennett 38 87 20 .230 1 7
    Wohlford, JimJim Wohlford 50 68 11 .162 1 7
    Smith, BillyBilly Smith 36 61 11 .180 1 5
    Brenly, BobBob Brenly 19 45 15 .333 1 4
    Sadek, MikeMike Sadek 19 36 6 .167 0 3
    Venable, MaxMax Venable 18 32 6 .188 0 1
    Pettini, JoeJoe Pettini 35 29 2 .069 0 2
    Sularz, GuyGuy Sularz 10 20 4 .200 0 2
    Ivie, MikeMike Ivie 7 17 5 .294 0 3
    Davis, ChiliChili Davis 8 15 2 .133 0 0
    Ransom, JeffJeff Ransom 5 15 4 .267 0 0

    Pitching

    Starting pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Alexander, DoyleDoyle Alexander 24 152.3 11 7 2.89 77
    Griffin, TomTom Griffin 22 129.3 8 8 3.76 83
    Whitson, EdEd Whitson 22 123.0 6 9 4.02 65
    Blue, VidaVida Blue 18 124.7 8 6 2.45 63
    Ripley, AllenAllen Ripley 19 90.7 4 4 4.07 47

    Other pitchers

    Player G IP W L ERA SO
    Hargesheimer, AlanAlan Hargesheimer 6 18.7 1 2 4.34 6

    Relief pitchers

    Player G IP W L SV ERA SO
    Minton, GregGreg Minton 55 84.1 4 5 21 2.88 29
    Breining, FredFred Breining 45 77.2 5 2 1 2.55 37
    Holland, AlAl Holland 47 100.2 7 5 7 2.41 78
    Lavelle, GaryGary Lavelle 34 65.2 2 6 4 3.84 45
    Tufts, BobBob Tufts 11 15.1 0 0 0 3.52 12
    Rowland, MikeMike Rowland 9 15.2 0 1 0 3.45 8
    Moffitt, RandyRandy Moffitt 10 11.1 0 0 0 7.94 11

    Awards and honors

    All-Star Game

    Farm system

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