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1981 AL Division Series (3-2): New York Yankees (59-48) over Milwaukee Brewers (62-47)

WS: LAD-NYY / ALCS: NYY-OAK / NLCS: LAD-MON / Div. Series: NYY-MIL / OAK-KCR / MON-PHI / LAD-HOU

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 7, 1981 at County Stadium (Milwaukee Brewers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    4  0  0    0  0  1     5 13  1
    Milwaukee Brewers            0  1  1    0  1  0    0  0  0     3  8  3

    PITCHERS: NYY - Guidry, Davis (5), Gossage (8)
              MIL - Haas, Bernard (4), McClure (5), Slaton (6), Fingers (8)

               WP - Ron Davis
	       LP - Moose Haas
             SAVE - Rich Gossage

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Gamble
              MIL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 35,064

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 8, 1981 at County Stadium (Milwaukee Brewers)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  2     3  7  0
    Milwaukee Brewers            0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     0  7  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Righetti, Davis (7), Gossage (7)
              MIL - Caldwell, Slaton (9)

               WP - Dave Righetti
	       LP - Mike Caldwell
             SAVE - Rich Gossage

   HOME RUNS: NYY - Jackson, Piniella
              MIL - none

  ATTENDANCE: 26,395

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 9, 1981 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Milwaukee Brewers            0  0  0    0  0  0    3  2  0     5  9  0
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    1  0  0    2  0  0     3  8  2

    PITCHERS: MIL - Lerch, Fingers (7)
              NYY - John, May (8)

               WP - Rollie Fingers
	       LP - Tommy John
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: MIL - Molitor, Simmons
              NYY - none

  ATTENDANCE: 56,411

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 10, 1981 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Milwaukee Brewers            0  0  0    2  0  0    0  0  0     2  4  2
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0     1  5  0

    PITCHERS: MIL - Vuckovich, Easterly (6), Slaton (7), McClure (8), Fingers (9)
              NYY - Reuschel, Davis (7)

               WP - Pete Vuckovich
	       LP - Rick Reuschel
             SAVE - Rollie Fingers

   HOME RUNS: MIL - none
              NYY - none

  ATTENDANCE: 52,077

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 11, 1981 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Milwaukee Brewers            0  1  1    0  0  0    1  0  0     3  8  0
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    4  0  0    1  2  x     7 13  0

    PITCHERS: MIL - Haas, Caldwell (4), Bernard (4), McClure (6), Slaton (7), Easterly (8), Vuckovich (8)
              NYY - Guidry, Righetti (5), Gossage (8)

               WP - Dave Righetti
	       LP - Moose Haas
             SAVE - Rich Gossage

   HOME RUNS: MIL - Thomas
              NYY - Cerone, Gamble, Jackson

  ATTENDANCE: 47,505

Series Batting Stats

New York Yankees Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Bobby Brown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 62 5 14 0 6 4 .226 .521
Rick Cerone 5 18 1 6 2 0 1 5 0 2 .333 .333 .611 .944 0 0 1 71 234 23 57 2 21 0 .244 .618
Ron Davis 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 0
Barry Foote 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *49 147 12 26 6 11 0 .177 .559
Oscar Gamble 4 9 2 5 1 0 2 3 1 2 .556 .600 1.333 1.933 0 0 80 189 24 45 10 27 0 .238 .796
Rich Gossage 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ron Guidry 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reggie Jackson 5 20 4 6 0 0 2 4 1 5 .300 .333 .600 .933 0 0 0 94 334 33 79 15 54 0 .237 .758
Tommy John 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rudy May 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 27 0 0 0 0 0 0
Larry Milbourne 5 19 4 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 .316 .316 .368 .684 0 0 0 61 163 24 51 1 12 2 .313 .749
Jerry Mumphrey 5 21 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 .095 .095 .095 .190 1 1 0 80 319 44 98 6 32 14 .307 .783
Bobby Murcer 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 50 117 14 31 6 24 0 .265 .801
Graig Nettles 5 17 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 .059 .190 .059 .249 0 1 0 103 349 46 85 15 46 0 .244 .731
Lou Piniella 4 10 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 .200 .200 .600 .800 0 0 60 159 16 44 5 18 0 .277 .759
Willie Randolph 5 20 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 4 .200 .238 .200 .438 0 0 0 93 357 59 83 2 24 14 .232 .641
Rick Reuschel 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *28 25 1 2 0 1 0 .080 .195
Dave Revering 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *76 206 20 48 4 17 0 .233 .644
Dave Righetti 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Watson 5 16 2 7 0 0 0 1 1 1 .438 .471 .438 .908 0 0 1 59 156 15 33 6 12 0 .212 .701
Dave Winfield 5 20 2 7 2 1 0 0 1 5 .350 .381 .550 .931 0 0 0 105 388 52 114 13 68 11 .294 .824
Totals 67 171 19 46 7 1 6 18 9 22 .269 .304 .427 .731 1 2 107 3529 421 889 100 47 .252 .717

Milwaukee Brewers Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Sal Bando 5 17 1 5 3 0 0 1 2 3 .294 .368 .471 .839 0 1 0 32 65 10 13 2 9 1 .200 .621
Dwight Bernard 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thad Bosley 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42 105 11 24 0 3 2 .229 .518
Mike Caldwell 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cecil Cooper 5 18 1 4 0 0 0 3 1 3 .222 .238 .222 .460 0 0 1 106 416 70 133 12 60 5 .320 .858
Jamie Easterly 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marshall Edwards 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 40 58 10 14 0 4 6 .241 .534
Rollie Fingers 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Gantner 4 14 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .214 .357 0 0 2 107 352 35 94 2 33 3 .267 .654
Moose Haas 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0
Roy Howell 4 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .400 .571 .400 .971 0 1 76 244 37 58 6 33 0 .238 .679
Randy Lerch 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob McClure 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Molitor 5 20 2 5 0 0 1 1 2 5 .250 .318 .400 .718 0 0 0 64 251 45 67 2 19 10 .267 .675
Don Money 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 60 185 17 40 2 14 0 .216 .575
Charlie Moore 4 9 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 .222 .300 .222 .522 0 0 0 48 156 16 47 1 9 1 .301 .761
Ben Oglivie 5 18 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 7 .167 .167 .222 .389 0 0 0 107 400 53 97 14 72 2 .243 .705
Ed Romero 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 44 91 6 18 1 10 0 .198 .491
Ted Simmons 5 18 1 4 1 0 1 4 2 2 .222 .300 .444 .744 0 0 1 100 380 45 82 14 61 0 .216 .638
Jim Slaton 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0
Gorman Thomas 5 18 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 9 .111 .158 .278 .436 0 0 0 103 363 54 94 21 65 4 .259 .841
Pete Vuckovich 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robin Yount 5 19 4 6 0 1 0 1 2 2 .316 .364 .421 .785 1 0 1 96 377 50 103 10 49 4 .273 .731
Totals 74 162 13 36 6 1 3 13 13 39 .222 .275 .327 .602 1 2 109 3743 493 961 96 39 .257 .704

New York Yankees Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Ron Davis 3 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 6.0 1 0 0 2 6 0.500 43 0 2.71 4 5 6 73.0 47 25 83 0.986
Rich Gossage 3 0 0.00 0 0 3 0 6.2 3 0 0 2 8 0.750 32 0 0.77 3 2 20 46.2 22 14 48 0.771
Ron Guidry 2 2 5.40 0 0 0 0 8.1 11 5 5 3 8 1.680 23 21 2.76 11 5 0 127.0 100 26 104 0.992
Tommy John 1 1 6.43 0 1 0 0 7.0 8 5 5 2 0 1.429 20 20 2.63 9 8 0 140.1 135 39 50 1.240
Rudy May 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0.500 27 22 4.14 6 11 1 147.2 137 41 79 1.205
Rick Reuschel 1 1 3.00 0 1 0 0 6.0 4 2 2 1 3 0.833 *25 24 3.11 8 11 0 156.1 162 33 75 1.247
Dave Righetti 2 1 1.00 2 0 0 0 9.0 8 1 1 3 13 1.222 15 15 2.05 8 4 0 105.1 75 38 89 1.073
Totals 13 5 2.60 3 2 3 0 45.0 36 13 13 13 39 1.089 107 107 2.896 59 48 948.0 827 287 606 1.175

Milwaukee Brewers Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Dwight Bernard 2 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 6 0 3.60 0 0 0 5.0 5 6 1 2.200
Mike Caldwell 2 1 4.32 0 1 0 0 8.1 9 4 4 0 4 1.080 24 23 3.93 11 9 0 144.1 151 38 41 1.309
Jamie Easterly 2 0 6.75 0 0 0 0 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 1.500 44 0 3.19 3 3 4 62.0 46 34 31 1.290
Rollie Fingers 3 0 3.86 1 0 1 0 4.2 7 3 2 1 5 1.714 47 0 1.04 6 3 28 78.0 55 13 61 0.872
Moose Haas 2 2 9.45 0 2 0 0 6.2 13 7 7 1 1 2.100 24 22 4.46 11 7 0 137.1 146 40 64 1.354
Randy Lerch 1 1 1.50 0 0 0 0 6.0 3 1 1 4 3 1.167 23 18 4.31 7 9 0 110.2 134 43 53 1.599
Bob McClure 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 3.1 4 0 0 0 2 1.200 4 0 3.52 0 0 0 7.2 7 4 6 1.435
Jim Slaton 4 0 3.00 0 0 0 0 6.0 6 2 2 0 2 1.000 24 21 4.37 5 7 0 117.1 120 50 47 1.449
Pete Vuckovich 2 1 0.00 1 0 0 0 5.1 2 1 0 3 4 0.938 24 23 3.55 14 4 0 149.2 137 57 84 1.296
Totals 21 5 3.48 2 3 1 0 44.0 46 19 17 9 22 1.250 109 109 3.907 62 47 986.0 994 352 448 1.365

WS: LAD-NYY / ALCS: NYY-OAK / NLCS: LAD-MON / Div. Series: NYY-MIL / OAK-KCR / MON-PHI / LAD-HOU

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