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1981 American Association

1981 > Class AAA > League History
Overall: 543 games, 8 teams, approx. 135 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1980 / 1982
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1980 / 1982

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1980 / 1982

League Standings

Regular Season

April 14, 1981 to August 27, 1981 · 136 games

East Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Evansville Triplets DET 73 63 .537 --
Springfield Redbirds STL 66 70 .485 7
Indianapolis Indians CIN 62 74 .456 11
Iowa Oaks CHC 53 82 .393 19.5

West Division

Tm Aff W L W-L% GB
Omaha Royals KCR 79 57 .581 --
Denver Bears MON 76 60 .559 3
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 69 67 .507 10
Wichita Aeros TEX 65 70 .481 13.5

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Denver Bears MON 25.1 5.39 136 5135 4483 733 1285 239 44 103 670 104 49 534 623 .287 .363 .429 .792 1921 26 54 38 42
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 23.8 5.01 136 5020 4419 682 1211 210 44 90 628 171 61 498 620 .274 .347 .403 .750 1779 22 37 44 46
Springfield Redbirds STL 24.1 4.84 136 5074 4476 658 1221 209 23 141 604 96 52 496 807 .273 .349 .424 .773 1899 40 33 29 33
Evansville Triplets DET 26.3 4.59 136 5078 4361 624 1146 194 16 97 568 78 44 586 668 .263 .351 .381 .732 1663 28 64 39 33
Wichita Aeros TEX 25.9 4.56 135 4946 4271 615 1181 169 27 99 567 152 65 544 588 .277 .359 .398 .757 1701 30 57 44 19
Omaha Royals KCR 24.9 4.54 136 5010 4393 617 1178 209 39 94 571 104 62 493 601 .268 .342 .398 .740 1747 25 58 41 33
Indianapolis Indians CIN 24.3 4.23 136 5071 4470 575 1173 174 28 98 519 103 37 468 725 .262 .332 .380 .712 1697 19 78 36 53
Iowa Oaks CHC 23.9 4.20 135 4925 4309 567 1081 187 31 87 501 98 64 504 742 .251 .332 .369 .701 1591 31 51 30 32
League Totals 24.8 4.67 1086 40259 35182 5071 9476 1591 252 809 4628 906 434 4123 5374 .269 .347 .398 .745 13998 221 432 301 291

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Omaha Royals KCR 24.5 4.06 79 57 .581 3.68 136 136 99 37 8 34 1157.2 1123 552 474 84 466 18 643 15 11 29 1.373 8.7 0.7 3.6 5.0 1.38
Evansville Triplets DET 25.2 4.30 73 63 .537 3.78 136 136 106 30 15 31 1151.1 1175 585 484 93 441 48 637 28 9 45 1.404 9.2 0.7 3.4 5.0 1.44
Indianapolis Indians CIN 24.2 4.40 62 74 .456 3.92 136 136 123 13 3 35 1159.0 1118 598 505 91 529 58 748 19 16 38 1.421 8.7 0.7 4.1 5.8 1.41
Springfield Redbirds STL 24.5 4.43 66 70 .485 3.94 136 136 102 34 10 24 1149.0 1171 602 503 121 463 23 678 32 16 57 1.422 9.2 0.9 3.6 5.3 1.46
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 25.3 4.76 69 67 .507 4.38 136 136 110 26 10 29 1137.0 1220 647 553 90 531 44 673 32 12 56 1.540 9.7 0.7 4.2 5.3 1.27
Denver Bears MON 26.1 4.90 76 60 .559 4.40 136 136 110 26 4 29 1152.0 1170 666 563 91 585 26 713 38 16 57 1.523 9.1 0.7 4.6 5.6 1.22
Iowa Oaks CHC 24.9 5.21 53 82 .393 4.83 135 135 111 24 8 17 1136.2 1253 703 610 108 582 35 657 34 16 59 1.614 9.9 0.9 4.6 5.2 1.13
Wichita Aeros TEX 25.8 5.32 65 70 .481 5.22 135 135 112 23 4 32 1107.2 1246 718 643 131 526 39 625 23 8 51 1.600 10.1 1.1 4.3 5.1 1.19
League Totals 25.1 4.67 543 543 .500 4.26 1086 1086 873 213 62 231 9150.1 9476 5071 4335 809 4123 291 5374 221 104 392 1.486 9.3 0.8 4.1 5.3 1.30

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Wichita Aeros TEX 135 3323 1477 127 139 .974 11 Rich Donnelly
Omaha Royals KCR 136 3473 1392 140 127 .972 4 Joe Sparks
Springfield Redbirds STL 136 3447 1463 152 140 .970 11 Thomas Thompson
Indianapolis Indians CIN 136 3477 1439 152 123 .970 7 Jim Beauchamp
Evansville Triplets DET 136 3454 1578 153 145 .970 25 Jim Leyland
Oklahoma City 89ers PHI 136 3411 1492 156 130 .969 16 Jim Snyder
Denver Bears MON 136 3456 1480 160 119 .969 7 Felipe Alou
Iowa Oaks CHC 135 3410 1458 173 132 .966 13 Roy Hartsfield and Randy Hundley
League Totals 1086 27451 11779 1213 1055 .970 94