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1981 South Atlantic League

1981 > Class A > League History
Overall: 710 games, 10 teams, approx. 142 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

First Half

April 9, 1981 to June 19, 1981

North Division

South Division

Second Half

North Division

South Division

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
Greensboro Hornets NYY 21.3 5.59 141 5318 4537 788 1223 197 31 147 713 104 64 649 868 .270 .365 .424 .789 1923 61 18 53 17
Asheville Tourists TEX 21.5 5.41 143 5458 4724 773 1256 223 36 115 676 112 45 600 780 .266 .352 .401 .754 1896 49 52 33 32
Greenwood Pirates PIT 19.9 4.73 144 5358 4835 681 1301 184 49 55 565 151 56 395 855 .269 .326 .362 .688 1748 39 38 51 29
Macon Peaches DET 20.4 4.59 141 5274 4603 647 1158 161 28 89 577 112 41 547 853 .252 .334 .357 .690 1642 39 48 37 16
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 20.0 4.55 141 5139 4450 641 1022 189 35 63 506 274 78 586 952 .230 .323 .330 .654 1470 47 23 33 16
Florence Blue Jays TOR 21.4 4.55 138 5152 4505 628 1095 193 27 76 518 98 42 532 910 .243 .326 .349 .675 1570 36 51 28 16
Shelby Mets NYM 20.6 4.47 142 5334 4522 635 1078 147 37 61 511 204 59 690 907 .238 .342 .328 .670 1482 38 54 30 15
Charleston Royals KCR 21.5 4.42 143 5505 4818 632 1209 184 39 51 523 138 52 561 781 .251 .333 .337 .670 1624 51 39 36 18
Anderson Braves ATL 20.7 4.29 143 5312 4575 614 1071 170 35 41 510 135 51 582 762 .234 .325 .313 .638 1434 50 64 41 11
Gastonia Cardinals STL 21.4 3.76 144 5267 4658 541 1078 182 34 47 454 79 20 486 857 .231 .307 .315 .623 1469 41 45 37 24
League Totals 20.9 4.63 1420 53117 46227 6580 11491 1830 351 745 5553 1407 508 5628 8525 .249 .333 .352 .685 16258 451 432 379 194

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
Gastonia Cardinals STL 22.1 3.87 68 76 .472 3.11 144 144 107 37 10 23 1231.1 1039 557 426 79 479 25 817 41 11 68 1.233 7.6 0.6 3.5 6.0 1.71
Greensboro Hornets NYY 21.8 3.97 98 43 .695 3.26 141 141 105 36 14 35 1196.1 1087 560 433 72 526 21 851 24 4 87 1.348 8.2 0.5 4.0 6.4 1.62
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 20.0 4.49 71 70 .504 3.58 141 141 117 24 9 20 1200.2 1146 633 477 68 512 36 776 49 10 80 1.381 8.6 0.5 3.8 5.8 1.52
Charleston Royals KCR 21.5 4.49 75 67 .528 3.72 143 143 132 11 7 29 1258.0 1222 642 520 57 637 8 993 58 11 109 1.478 8.7 0.4 4.6 7.1 1.56
Florence Blue Jays TOR 22.0 4.62 66 72 .478 3.83 138 138 113 25 9 16 1169.1 1140 638 497 63 501 18 893 48 9 92 1.403 8.8 0.5 3.9 6.9 1.78
Asheville Tourists TEX 20.7 4.66 74 68 .521 3.91 143 143 120 23 6 21 1212.1 1143 666 527 89 585 14 724 54 4 89 1.425 8.5 0.7 4.3 5.4 1.24
Macon Peaches DET 21.4 4.75 62 79 .440 4.08 141 141 121 20 8 18 1196.1 1187 670 542 68 545 17 810 52 8 45 1.448 8.9 0.5 4.1 6.1 1.49
Greenwood Pirates PIT 20.3 4.90 79 65 .549 3.71 144 144 100 44 5 17 1235.2 1197 705 509 83 540 15 962 29 10 75 1.406 8.7 0.6 3.9 7.0 1.78
Anderson Braves ATL 20.3 5.22 57 86 .399 4.08 143 143 104 39 6 15 1205.0 1204 746 546 71 605 21 856 47 12 111 1.501 9.0 0.5 4.5 6.4 1.41
Shelby Mets NYM 20.1 5.37 59 83 .415 4.20 142 142 113 29 2 17 1203.1 1126 763 561 95 698 19 843 51 16 85 1.516 8.4 0.7 5.2 6.3 1.21
League Totals 21.0 4.63 709 709 .500 3.74 1420 1420 1132 288 76 211 12108.1 11491 6580 5038 745 5628 194 8525 453 95 841 1.414 8.5 0.6 4.2 6.3 1.51

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Charleston Royals KCR 143 3774 1625 192 112 .966 33 Rick Mathews
Greensboro Hornets NYY 141 3589 1627 187 149 .965 16 Bob Schaefer
Macon Peaches DET 141 3589 1470 218 128 .959 28 Tom Kotchman
Florence Blue Jays TOR 138 3508 1544 221 105 .958 33 Dennis Holmberg
Asheville Tourists TEX 143 3637 1779 258 135 .955 15 Tom Robson
Gastonia Cardinals STL 144 3694 1551 251 105 .954 29 Joe Rigoli
Spartanburg Phillies PHI 141 3602 1629 260 115 .953 31 Tom Harmon
Shelby Mets NYM 142 3610 1367 279 93 .947 22 Dan Monzon
Anderson Braves ATL 143 3615 1405 286 98 .946 60 Sonny Jackson
Greenwood Pirates PIT 144 3707 1416 298 107 .945 22 Joe Frisina
League Totals 1420 36325 15413 2450 1147 .955 289