60-48 (.556)
2nd place in NL East

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 Dick Williams
Jim Fanning
General Manager John McHale
Team Owner Charles Bronfman
Ballpark Stade Olympique
Attendance 1,534,564
Average 27,403

1981 Draft Picks

Round Pick Player
1 18 Darren Dilks P
2 29 Jeff Carl SS
2 44 Mike Fuentes OF
3 69 Nelson Santovenia C
4 95 Jeff Ledbetter 1B

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