Missed Playoffs
56-55 (.505)
4th place in NL West

Due to a mid-season players' strike, the season was divided into a first half and a second half. The division winner of each half played each other in a five-game divisional series. The Cincinnati Reds, despite having the best overall record during the season, finished 2nd in both halves, so did not qualify for the post-season.

Manager Frank Robinson
General Manager Spec Richardson
Tom Haller
Team Owner Bob Lurie
Ballpark Candlestick Park
Attendance 632,274
Average 11,930

1981 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 10 Mark Grant P
2 36 Kelvin Torve 1B
3 62 Brad Powell P
4 87 Dan Penner P
5 113 Dennis Livingston P

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