1981 Atlanta Braves season

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1981 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 50–56 (.472)
Divisional place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) Ted Turner
General manager(s) John Mullen
Manager(s) Bobby Cox
Local television WTBS/Superstation WTBS
Local radio WSB
(Ernie Johnson, Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Darrel Chaney)
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The 1981 Atlanta Braves season was the 16th in Atlanta and the 111th overall.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 66 42 0.611 32–22 34–20
Los Angeles Dodgers 63 47 0.573 4 33–23 30–24
Houston Astros 61 49 0.555 6 31–20 30–29
San Francisco Giants 56 55 0.505 11½ 29–24 27–31
Atlanta Braves 50 56 0.472 15 22–27 28–29
San Diego Padres 41 69 0.373 26 20–35 21–34


NL West
First Half Standings
W L Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers 36 21 .632
Cincinnati Reds 35 21 .625
Houston Astros 28 29 .491
Atlanta Braves 25 29 .463
San Francisco Giants 27 32 .458
San Diego Padres 23 33 .411
NL West
Second Half Standings
W L Pct.
Houston Astros 33 20 .623
Cincinnati Reds 31 21 .596
San Francisco Giants 29 23 .558
Los Angeles Dodgers 27 26 .509
Atlanta Braves 25 27 .481
San Diego Padres 18 36 .333

Record vs. opponents[edit]

1981 National League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 3–2–1 6–5 4–8 7–7 3–7 3–3 4–5 2–3 9–6 5–7 4–3
Chicago 2–3–1 1–5 1–6 6–4 4–7 5–8–1 2–10 4–10 3–3 5–5 5–4–1
Cincinnati 5–6 5–1 8–4 8–8 5–4 7–3 5–2 4–2 10–2 9–5 0–5
Houston 8–4 6–1 4–8 4–8 5–2 6–3 4–6 2–4 11–3 9–6 2–4
Los Angeles 7–7 4–6 8–8 8–4 5–2 5–1 3–3 5–1 6–5 7–5 5–5
Montreal 7–3 7–4 4–5 2–5 2–5 9–3 7–4 10–3 4–2 2–5 6–9
New York 3–3 8–5–1 3–7 3–6 1–5 3–9 7–7 3–6–1 2–5 2–4 6–5
Philadelphia 5-4 10–2 2–5 6–4 3–3 4–7 7–7 7–5 4–2 4–3 7–6
Pittsburgh 3–2 10–4 2–4 4–2 1–5 3–10 6–3–1 5–7 6–4 3–7 3–8
San Diego 6–9 3–3 2–10 3–11 5–6 2–4 5–2 2–4 4–6 6–7 3–7
San Francisco 7–5 5–5 5–9 6–9 5–7 5–2 4–2 3–4 7–3 7–6 2–3
St. Louis 3–4 4–5–1 5–0 4–2 5–5 9–6 5–6 6–7 8–3 7–3 3–2


Roster[edit]

1981 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2B Glenn Hubbard 99 361 85 .235 6 33
SS Rafael Ramírez 95 307 67 .218 2 20
LF Rufino Linares 78 253 67 .265 5 25

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Eddie Miller 50 134 31 .231 0 7
Brian Asselstine 56 86 22 .256 2 10
Luis Gómez 35 35 7 .200 0 1
Paul Runge 10 27 7 .259 0 2
Larry Owen 13 16 0 .000 0 0
Bob Porter 17 14 4 .286 0 4

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tommy Boggs 25 142.2 3 13 4.10 81
Gaylord Perry 23 150.2 8 9 3.94 60

Other pitchers[edit]

Player G IP W L ERA SO
John Montefusco 26 77.1 2 3 3.49 34

Relief pitchers[edit]

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Larry Bradford 25 2 0 1 3.71 14
Preston Hanna 20 2 1 0 6.37 22
Steve Bedrosian 15 1 2 0 4.44 9
Jose Alvarez 1 0 0 0 0.00 2
Luis Gómez 1 0 0 0 27.00 0

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Eddie Haas
AA Savannah Braves Southern League Andy Gilbert
A Durham Bulls Carolina League Al Gallagher
A Anderson Braves South Atlantic League Sonny Jackson
Rookie GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Pedro González

Notes[edit]

References[edit]