1981 American League


The 1981 season was the American League's 81st, and 14 teams competed in the league that year. The New York Yankees won the 1981 championship.

1981 American League Standings
1981 American League League Leaders

Baltimore Orioles (59-46) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Boston Red Sox (59-49) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
California Angels (51-59) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Chicago White Sox (54-52) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Cleveland Indians (52-51) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Detroit Tigers (60-49) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Kansas City Royals (50-53) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Milwaukee Brewers (62-47) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Minnesota Twins (41-68) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
New York Yankees (59-48) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Oakland Athletics (64-45) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Seattle Mariners (44-65) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Texas Rangers (57-48) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results
Toronto Blue Jays (37-69) - Roster | Statistics | Game Results


Marker indicates city location, not venue address.


1981 Award Winners


Graig Nettles - ALCS MVP
Rollie Fingers - Cy Young Award
Mike Squires - Gold Glove
Frank White - Gold Glove
Buddy Bell - Gold Glove
Jim Sundberg - Gold Glove
Dwight Evans - Gold Glove
Rickey Henderson - Gold Glove
Dwayne Murphy - Gold Glove
Mike Norris - Gold Glove
Alan Trammell - Gold Glove
Rollie Fingers - Most Valuable Player
Rollie Fingers - Rolaids Relief Man Award
Dave Righetti - Rookie of the Year
Cecil Cooper - Silver Slugger
Bobby Grich - Silver Slugger
Carney Lansford - Silver Slugger
Carlton Fisk - Silver Slugger
Al Oliver - Silver Slugger
Dwight Evans - Silver Slugger
Rickey Henderson - Silver Slugger
Dave Winfield - Silver Slugger
Rick Burleson - Silver Slugger
Cecil Cooper - TSN All-Star
Bobby Grich - TSN All-Star
Buddy Bell - TSN All-Star
Jim Sundberg - TSN All-Star
Richie Zisk - TSN All-Star
Ron Guidry - TSN All-Star
Tony Armas - TSN All-Star
Rickey Henderson - TSN All-Star
Dwayne Murphy - TSN All-Star
Jack Morris - TSN All-Star
Rick Burleson - TSN All-Star
Rollie Fingers - TSN Fireman of the Year
Jack Morris - TSN Pitcher of the Year
Tony Armas - TSN Player of the Year

1981 All-Stars


Tony Armas
Len Barker
Buddy Bell
George Brett
Rick Burleson
Britt Burns DNP
Rod Carew
Doug Corbett DNP
Ron Davis
Bucky Dent
Bo Diaz
Dwight Evans
Rollie Fingers
Carlton Fisk
Ken Forsch
Rich Gossage DNP
Reggie Jackson
Fred Lynn
Scott McGregor DNP
Jack Morris
Eddie Murray
Mike Norris
Al Oliver
Tom Paciorek
Willie Randolph
Ted Simmons
Ken Singleton
Dave Stieb
Gorman Thomas
Frank White
Dave Winfield

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