1981 Chicago Cubs

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38-65 Missed Playoffs
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1981 Chicago Cubs

What was the record of the 1981 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a 38-65 record. They went 27-30 at home and 11-35 on the road.

What division did the 1981 Chicago Cubs play in?

The 1981 Chicago Cubs played in the East Division of the National League.

What was the division record of the 1981 Chicago Cubs?

During the regular season, the 1981 Chicago Cubs went 20-39 against their NL East opponents.

What was the 1981 Chicago Cubs record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 55.6% +3
New York Mets 5-8 38.5% -1
Montreal Expos 4-7 36.4% -24
Pittsburgh Pirates 4-10 28.6% -32
Philadelphia Phillies 2-10 16.7% -12

What was the 1981 Chicago Cubs record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1981 Chicago Cubs had their best month in June, when they went 5-4 and had a 55.6% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 2-13 and had a 13.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 2-13 13.3% -37
May 8-20 28.6% -37
June 5-4 55.6% -6
August 11-10 52.4% -10
September 11-16 40.7% -24
October 1-2 33.3% +1

Did the 1981 Chicago Cubs make the Postseason?

No, the Cubs didn't make the Postseason in 1981.

What was the run differential for the 1981 Chicago Cubs?

The Chicago Cubs finished the regular season with a run differential of -113. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cubs could have been expected to have about 38.9 wins, or a 39-64 record in the regular season.

How did the 1981 Chicago Cubs perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1981 Chicago Cubs went 16-22.

How did the 1981 Chicago Cubs perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1981 Chicago Cubs went 5-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1981 Chicago Cubs?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1981 Chicago Cubs was a 4 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1981 Chicago Cubs?

The longest losing streak that the Chicago Cubs had during the 1981 regular season was 12 games, which happened once during the season.

1981 Chicago Cubs Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Apr 9, 1981 vs New York Mets Loss 0 - 2
Sat, Apr 11, 1981 vs New York Mets Win 3 - 1
Sun, Apr 12, 1981 vs New York Mets Loss 1 - 2
Wed, Apr 15, 1981 @ Montreal Expos Loss 4 - 5
Thu, Apr 16, 1981 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 7
Fri, Apr 17, 1981 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 6
Sat, Apr 18, 1981 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 4 (10)
Sun, Apr 19, 1981 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 3 - 7
Mon, Apr 20, 1981 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 1 - 6
Tue, Apr 21, 1981 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 8
Wed, Apr 22, 1981 @ St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 3
Fri, Apr 24, 1981 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 4 - 6
Sat, Apr 25, 1981 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 5 - 7
Sun, Apr 26, 1981 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 6
Wed, Apr 29, 1981 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 6 - 1
Fri, May 1, 1981 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 1 - 2
Sat, May 2, 1981 vs Atlanta Braves Win 5 - 2
Sun, May 3, 1981 vs Atlanta Braves Loss 7 - 9
Mon, May 4, 1981 vs Houston Astros Loss 4 - 5
Tue, May 5, 1981 vs Houston Astros Loss 3 - 4
Wed, May 6, 1981 vs Houston Astros Win 2 - 1 (11)
Thu, May 7, 1981 vs Houston Astros Loss 0 - 6
Fri, May 8, 1981 @ Atlanta Braves Loss 3 - 4 (11)
Sat, May 9, 1981 @ Atlanta Braves Win 7 - 3
Tue, May 12, 1981 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 2
Wed, May 13, 1981 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 3 - 8
Thu, May 14, 1981 @ Cincinnati Reds Loss 1 - 6
Fri, May 15, 1981 @ Houston Astros Loss 0 - 5
Sat, May 16, 1981 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 6
Sun, May 17, 1981 @ Houston Astros Loss 1 - 6
Tue, May 19, 1981 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 0 - 5
Wed, May 20, 1981 vs Cincinnati Reds Loss 7 - 10
Thu, May 21, 1981 vs Cincinnati Reds Win 5 - 1
Fri, May 22, 1981 vs Montreal Expos Loss 3 - 6
Sat, May 23, 1981 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 4
Sun, May 24, 1981 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 2
Mon, May 25, 1981 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 10 - 9 (11)
Tue, May 26, 1981 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 6
Wed, May 27, 1981 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 3
Thu, May 28, 1981 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 9
Fri, May 29, 1981 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 6
Sat, May 30, 1981 @ New York Mets Win 10 - 3
Sun, May 31, 1981 @ New York Mets Loss 2 - 3
Tue, Jun 2, 1981 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 16
Wed, Jun 3, 1981 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 3
Thu, Jun 4, 1981 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Fri, Jun 5, 1981 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 4 - 3
Sat, Jun 6, 1981 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 11 - 5
Sun, Jun 7, 1981 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 7
Tue, Jun 9, 1981 vs San Francisco Giants Win 2 - 1
Wed, Jun 10, 1981 vs San Francisco Giants Win 7 - 4
Thu, Jun 11, 1981 vs San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 1
Mon, Aug 10, 1981 vs New York Mets Loss 5 - 7 (13)
Tue, Aug 11, 1981 vs New York Mets Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Aug 12, 1981 vs New York Mets Loss 4 - 7 (10)
Thu, Aug 13, 1981 vs New York Mets Win 6 - 1
Sat, Aug 15, 1981 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 4 - 3 (15)
Sun, Aug 16, 1981 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 3 - 4 (11)
Sun, Aug 16, 1981 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Win 6 - 4
Mon, Aug 17, 1981 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 1
Tue, Aug 18, 1981 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 5
Wed, Aug 19, 1981 vs Los Angeles Dodgers Win 4 - 3
Fri, Aug 21, 1981 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 3 - 4
Sat, Aug 22, 1981 vs San Francisco Giants Loss 1 - 2
Sun, Aug 23, 1981 vs San Francisco Giants Win 6 - 5
Mon, Aug 24, 1981 vs San Diego Padres Win 9 - 8 (11)
Tue, Aug 25, 1981 vs San Diego Padres Win 4 - 3
Wed, Aug 26, 1981 vs San Diego Padres Win 9 - 7
Thu, Aug 27, 1981 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 0 - 6
Fri, Aug 28, 1981 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Loss 1 - 6
Sat, Aug 29, 1981 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 3 - 1
Sun, Aug 30, 1981 @ Los Angeles Dodgers Win 2 - 1
Mon, Aug 31, 1981 @ San Diego Padres Loss 1 - 4
Tue, Sep 1, 1981 @ San Diego Padres Loss 2 - 3
Wed, Sep 2, 1981 @ San Diego Padres Loss 4 - 5 (10)
Thu, Sep 3, 1981 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 12
Fri, Sep 4, 1981 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 2 - 3 (10)
Sat, Sep 5, 1981 @ San Francisco Giants Win 8 - 2
Sun, Sep 6, 1981 @ San Francisco Giants Loss 0 - 3
Mon, Sep 7, 1981 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 10 - 0
Tue, Sep 8, 1981 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 3 (12)
Wed, Sep 9, 1981 @ St. Louis Cardinals Win 7 - 3
Fri, Sep 11, 1981 vs Montreal Expos Win 6 - 5
Sat, Sep 12, 1981 vs Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Sep 13, 1981 vs Montreal Expos Loss 6 - 10
Tue, Sep 15, 1981 vs Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 2 - 8
Fri, Sep 18, 1981 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 11
Sat, Sep 19, 1981 @ Montreal Expos Win 2 - 1
Sun, Sep 20, 1981 @ Montreal Expos Loss 0 - 4
Mon, Sep 21, 1981 vs St. Louis Cardinals Loss 0 - 2
Tue, Sep 22, 1981 vs St. Louis Cardinals Win 4 - 3
Wed, Sep 23, 1981 vs New York Mets Win 2 - 1
Thu, Sep 24, 1981 vs New York Mets Win 10 - 9
Fri, Sep 25, 1981 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 9
Sun, Sep 27, 1981 vs Philadelphia Phillies Loss 2 - 5
Sun, Sep 27, 1981 vs Philadelphia Phillies Win 14 - 0
Mon, Sep 28, 1981 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 0 - 4
Mon, Sep 28, 1981 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Win 3 - 1
Tue, Sep 29, 1981 @ Pittsburgh Pirates Loss 6 - 10
Wed, Sep 30, 1981 @ New York Mets Loss 1 - 2
Fri, Oct 2, 1981 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 7 - 9
Sat, Oct 3, 1981 @ Philadelphia Phillies Win 8 - 4
Sun, Oct 4, 1981 @ Philadelphia Phillies Loss 1 - 2

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