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May 30, 1981
Cubs 10, Mets 3
1981 Regular Season Game 43
May 31, 1981
Mets 3, Cubs 2
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June 1, 1981
Phillies 5, Mets 4
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National League Standings, May 31, 1981

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Wilson Mookie
Wilson
ss
Bailor Bob
Bailor
lf
Mazzilli Lee
Mazzilli
1b
Kingman Dave
Kingman
rf
Jorgensen Mike
Jorgensen
c
Stearns John
Stearns
3b
Brooks Hubie
Brooks
2b
Flynn Doug
Flynn
p
Jones Randy
Jones
May 31, 1981, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

New York Mets 3, Chicago Cubs 2

Cubs ab r hbibbso
Ivan DeJesus ss 4 0 0 0 0 1
Steve Dillard 2b 4 0 1 0 1 0
Bill Buckner 1b 5 0 1 0 0 0
Jerry Morales cf 3 1 1 0 1 0
Heity Cruz lf 3 1 2 1 1 0
Ken Reitz 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1
Carlos Lezcano rf 4 0 0 1 0 0
Jody Davis c 4 0 3 0 0 1
Rick Reuschel p 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Mike Tyson ph 0 0 0 0 1 0
- Lynn McGlothen p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Joe Strain ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Mookie Wilson cf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .265
Bob Bailor ss 4 0 0 0 0 1 .229
Lee Mazzilli lf 3 1 1 0 1 0 .214
Dave Kingman 1b 3 1 2 2 0 1 .229
Mike Jorgensen rf 3 1 1 0 0 1 .246
John Stearns c 3 0 1 0 0 0 .284
Hubie Brooks 3b 3 0 0 1 0 0 .324
Doug Flynn 2b 3 0 0 0 0 0 .267
Randy Jones p 2 0 0 0 0 2 .154
- Pete Falcone p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago Cubs 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 8 1
New York Mets 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 x 3 5 2

Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Rick Reuschel (L) 6.0 5 3 2 1 4
Lynn McGlothen 2.0 0 0 0 0 1
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Randy Jones (W,1-5) 6.1 6 1 1 4 0 4.36
Pete Falcone (Save,1) 2.2 2 1 1 0 3 2.65

Left on base: Cubs 10, Mets 3
Errors: Bob Bailor (3), Bill Buckner, Ivan DeJesus.
2B: Mike Jorgensen (3), Dave Kingman (5).
HR: Dave Kingman (11), Heity Cruz.
SH: Rick Reuschel, Ivan DeJesus.
CS: Lee Mazzilli (4).


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