1981 Cincinnati Reds

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1981 Cincinnati Reds / Franchise: Cincinnati Reds / BR Team Page[edit]

Record: 66-42, Finished 1st in NL Western Division (1981 NL)

Managed by John McNamara

Coaches: Harry Dunlop, Bill Fischer, Russ Nixon and Ron Plaza

Ballpark: Riverfront Stadium

History, Comments, Contributions[edit]

The 1981 Cincinnati Reds were led by pitcher Tom Seaver's 14-2 record and George Foster's 22 home runs. This team had the best composite record in the majors, but because of the split-season format instituted following the resolution of the player strike, the Reds missed out on the playoffs because they finished second in the NL West in both the first half and second half.

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