|8||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Postseason Teams||World Series Winner|
The 1981 World Series winner was the Los Angeles Dodgers, who defeated the New York Yankees in 6 games. The final game was on on Oct 28, 1981, in which the Dodgers won 9-2 on the road.
The 1981 World Series started on Oct 20, 1981 and ended on Oct 28, 1981, lasting 6 games.
The Cincinnati Reds had the best regular season record in the 1981 MLB season at 66-42.
The Los Angeles Dodgers had the best run differential in the 1981 regular season at +94 runs.
The Toronto Blue Jays had the worst run differential in the 1981 regular season at -137 runs.
The Boston Red Sox had the most runs per game in the 1981 regular season at 4.81 RPG.
The Houston Astros allowed the fewest runs per game in the 1981 regular season at 3.01 runs allowed per game.
|Team||Record||Streak||RPG||RPG Allowed||Run Differential||Playoff Result|
|Oakland Athletics||64-45||W2||4.20||3.70||+55||Lost ALCS|
|St. Louis Cardinals||59-43||W2||4.53||4.07||+47|
|Los Angeles Dodgers||63-47||L1||4.09||3.24||+94||Won WS|
|Milwaukee Brewers||62-47||L1||4.52||4.21||+34||Lost ALDS|
|Montreal Expos||60-48||L1||4.10||3.65||+49||Lost NLCS|
|Houston Astros||61-49||W1||3.58||3.01||+63||Lost NLDS|
|New York Yankees||59-48||L2||3.93||3.21||+78||Lost WS|
|Philadelphia Phillies||59-48||W1||4.59||4.41||+19||Lost NLDS|
|Boston Red Sox||59-49||W2||4.81||4.45||+38|
|Chicago White Sox||54-52||W2||4.49||3.99||+53|
|San Francisco Giants||56-55||W1||3.85||3.73||+13|
|Kansas City Royals||50-53||W1||3.85||3.93||-8||Lost ALDS|
|New York Mets||41-62||W1||3.34||4.16||-84|
|San Diego Padres||41-69||L1||3.47||4.14||-73|
|Toronto Blue Jays||37-69||L1||3.10||4.40||-137|