Wednesday, December 2, 2015

1981 Season Coming Soon

Season to start in LATE January

NOTE: Due to a strike in mid-season, the season was divided into a first half and a second half. The division winner of the first half (denoted East 1, West 1) played the division winner of the second half (denoted East 2, West 2).

 Division Series
ABC/NBC
League Championship Series
NBC
World Series
ABC
              
 East 1 New York Yankees3 
East 2 Milwaukee2 
 East New York Yankees3 
American League
 West Oakland0 
West 1 Oakland3
 West 2 Kansas City0 
  AL New York Yankees2
 NL Los Angeles4
 East 1 Philadelphia2 
East 2 Montreal3 
 East Montreal2
National League
 West Los Angeles3 
West 1 Los Angeles3
 West 2 Houston2

WORLD SERIES: 
  • October 28 – Pedro Guerrero drives in five runs, and pitcher Burt Hooton and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Yankees 9–2 to win the 1981 World Series in six games. In a remarkable postseason, the Dodgers rallied from game deficits of 2–0 against the Astros in the division series, 2-1 against the Expos in the National League Championship series, and 2–0 against the Yankees in the World Series. Guerrero, Ron Cey and Steve Yeager are named co-MVPs.

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