1981 Toronto Blue Jays

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Season Overview

37-69 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1981 Toronto Blue Jays

What was the record of the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays?

The Toronto Blue Jays finished the regular season with a 37-69 record. They went 17-36 at home and 20-33 on the road.

What division did the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays play in?

The 1981 Toronto Blue Jays played in the East Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays?

During the regular season, the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays went 15-27 against their AL East opponents.

What was the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
New York Yankees 3-2 60% +5
Detroit Tigers 4-6 40% 0
Milwaukee Brewers 4-6 40% -8
Cleveland Indians 2-4 33.3% -1
Baltimore Orioles 2-5 28.6% -19
Boston Red Sox 0-4 0% -14

What was the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays had their best month in August, when they went 9-10 and had a 47.4% win percentage. Their worst month was June, when they went 0-10 and lost all their games.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 7-12 36.8% -5
May 9-20 31.0% -35
June 0-10 0% -45
August 9-10 47.4% -27
September 11-15 42.3% -19
October 1-2 33.3% -6

Did the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays make the Postseason?

No, the Blue Jays didn't make the Postseason in 1981.

What was the run differential for the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays?

The Toronto Blue Jays finished the regular season with a run differential of -137. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Blue Jays could have been expected to have about 36.7 wins, or a 37-69 record in the regular season.

How did the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays went 11-18.

How did the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays went 1-8 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays?

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

What was the longest losing streak for the 1981 Toronto Blue Jays?

The longest losing streak that the Toronto Blue Jays had during the 1981 regular season was 12 games, which happened once during the season.

1981 Toronto Blue Jays Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Apr 9, 1981 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 6
Sat, Apr 11, 1981 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 6
Sun, Apr 12, 1981 @ Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 2
Mon, Apr 13, 1981 vs New York Yankees Win 5 - 1
Wed, Apr 15, 1981 vs New York Yankees Loss 3 - 6
Thu, Apr 16, 1981 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 0 - 2
Fri, Apr 17, 1981 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 5 - 8
Sat, Apr 18, 1981 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 4
Sun, Apr 19, 1981 vs Detroit Tigers Win 9 - 1
Mon, Apr 20, 1981 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 4 - 5 (12)
Tue, Apr 21, 1981 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 6
Wed, Apr 22, 1981 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 8
Fri, Apr 24, 1981 @ New York Yankees Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Apr 25, 1981 @ New York Yankees Win 7 - 2
Sun, Apr 26, 1981 @ New York Yankees Win 2 - 1
Mon, Apr 27, 1981 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 3 - 4 (12)
Tue, Apr 28, 1981 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 6 - 2
Wed, Apr 29, 1981 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 0 (14)
Thu, Apr 30, 1981 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 4
Sat, May 2, 1981 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 3 - 4
Sat, May 2, 1981 @ Baltimore Orioles Loss 3 - 8
Sun, May 3, 1981 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 2
Wed, May 6, 1981 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 4
Thu, May 7, 1981 vs Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 2
Fri, May 8, 1981 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 4
Sat, May 9, 1981 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 3 - 10
Sun, May 10, 1981 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 5 - 9 (10)
Mon, May 11, 1981 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 6 - 7
Tue, May 12, 1981 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 5 - 2
Wed, May 13, 1981 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 4
Thu, May 14, 1981 vs Baltimore Orioles Loss 0 - 10
Fri, May 15, 1981 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 3
Sat, May 16, 1981 @ Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 1
Sun, May 17, 1981 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 0 - 1
Sun, May 17, 1981 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Mon, May 18, 1981 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 7
Tue, May 19, 1981 vs Chicago White Sox Win 9 - 5
Wed, May 20, 1981 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 5 - 6
Fri, May 22, 1981 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 6
Sat, May 23, 1981 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 3 (15)
Sun, May 24, 1981 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 5 - 6 (12)
Sun, May 24, 1981 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 5
Mon, May 25, 1981 @ California Angels Loss 1 - 2
Tue, May 26, 1981 @ California Angels Win 8 - 4
Wed, May 27, 1981 @ California Angels Win 3 - 1
Fri, May 29, 1981 vs Oakland Athletics Win 6 - 3
Sat, May 30, 1981 vs Oakland Athletics Win 6 - 5
Sun, May 31, 1981 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 5 - 6
Mon, Jun 1, 1981 vs California Angels Loss 0 - 3
Tue, Jun 2, 1981 vs California Angels Loss 0 - 3
Wed, Jun 3, 1981 vs California Angels Loss 6 - 17
Fri, Jun 5, 1981 @ Texas Rangers Loss 4 - 5 (12)
Sat, Jun 6, 1981 @ Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 4
Sun, Jun 7, 1981 @ Texas Rangers Loss 0 - 9
Mon, Jun 8, 1981 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 6
Tue, Jun 9, 1981 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 3
Wed, Jun 10, 1981 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 4 - 7
Thu, Jun 11, 1981 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 5 - 10
Mon, Aug 10, 1981 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 3 - 4
Tue, Aug 11, 1981 @ Detroit Tigers Win 6 - 4
Wed, Aug 12, 1981 @ Detroit Tigers Win 4 - 3
Fri, Aug 14, 1981 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 5 - 4
Sat, Aug 15, 1981 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 3
Sun, Aug 16, 1981 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 6
Sun, Aug 16, 1981 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 2
Mon, Aug 17, 1981 @ Kansas City Royals Loss 3 - 5
Tue, Aug 18, 1981 @ Kansas City Royals Win 5 - 3
Wed, Aug 19, 1981 @ Kansas City Royals Win 9 - 4
Fri, Aug 21, 1981 vs Chicago White Sox Win 5 - 4
Sat, Aug 22, 1981 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 0 - 8
Sun, Aug 23, 1981 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 2 - 13
Mon, Aug 24, 1981 vs Texas Rangers Loss 0 - 3
Tue, Aug 25, 1981 vs Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 6
Thu, Aug 27, 1981 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 5 - 11
Fri, Aug 28, 1981 vs Kansas City Royals Win 4 - 3
Sat, Aug 29, 1981 vs Kansas City Royals Loss 0 - 2
Mon, Aug 31, 1981 @ Texas Rangers Win 3 - 0
Tue, Sep 1, 1981 @ Texas Rangers Win 9 - 3
Wed, Sep 2, 1981 @ Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 4
Thu, Sep 3, 1981 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 4
Fri, Sep 4, 1981 @ Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 2
Sat, Sep 5, 1981 @ Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 1
Sun, Sep 6, 1981 @ Chicago White Sox Win 3 - 2
Mon, Sep 7, 1981 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 4
Tue, Sep 8, 1981 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 0 - 1
Wed, Sep 9, 1981 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 1 - 3
Thu, Sep 10, 1981 vs Seattle Mariners Win 2 - 0
Fri, Sep 11, 1981 vs Seattle Mariners Loss 1 - 8
Sat, Sep 12, 1981 vs Seattle Mariners Win 3 - 0
Mon, Sep 14, 1981 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 3 - 6
Tue, Sep 15, 1981 vs Minnesota Twins Win 4 - 2
Wed, Sep 16, 1981 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 5
Fri, Sep 18, 1981 vs California Angels Win 5 - 1
Sat, Sep 19, 1981 vs California Angels Win 6 - 4
Sun, Sep 20, 1981 vs California Angels Win 6 - 3
Tue, Sep 22, 1981 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 3 (13)
Tue, Sep 22, 1981 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 2 - 4
Wed, Sep 23, 1981 vs Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 6
Fri, Sep 25, 1981 @ California Angels Loss 5 - 11
Sat, Sep 26, 1981 @ California Angels Loss 3 - 6
Sun, Sep 27, 1981 @ California Angels Win 4 - 3
Tue, Sep 29, 1981 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 1 - 5
Wed, Sep 30, 1981 @ Oakland Athletics Loss 0 - 3
Fri, Oct 2, 1981 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 3 - 8