1981 Trades

St-Louis Cardinals acquire Date Cincinnati Reds acquire
Doug Bair
September 19, 1981
Joe Edelen
Neil Fiala
San Diego Padres acquire Date Chicago White Sox acquire
cash
Player to be named later
September 9, 1981
Jerry Turner
Cleveland Indians acquire Date Texas Rangers acquire
cash
September 8, 1981
Bob Lacey
Milwaukee Brewers acquire Date St-Louis Cardinals acquire
Donnie Moore
September 3, 1981
cash
Montreal Expos acquire Date Pittsburgh Pirates acquire
Grant Jackson
September 1, 1981
Future considerations
Houston Astros acquire Date Pittsburgh Pirates acquire
Phil Garner
August 31, 1981
2 players to be named later (Kevin Houston Randy Niemann)
Johnny Ray
Minnesota Twins acquire Date Chicago White Sox acquire
cash
Ivan Mesa
Ronnie Perry
Player to be named later (Randy S. Johnson)
August 30, 1981
Jerry Koosman
Cleveland Indians acquire Date Texas Rangers acquire
Dennis Lewallyn
August 25, 1981
cash
Detroit Tigers acquire Date Minnesota Twins acquire
Ron D. Jackson
August 23, 1981
Player to be named later (Tim Corcoran)
Montreal Expos acquire Date Pittsburgh Pirates acquire
John Milner
August 20, 1981
Willie Montanez
Chicago Cubs acquire Date Chicago White Sox acquire
Player to be named later (Bob Molinaro)
August 15, 1981
Lynn McGlothen
Toronto Blue Jays acquire Date Kansas City Royals acquire
Juan Berenguer
August 8, 1981
cash
Chicago Cubs acquire Date New York Yankees acquire
$400K cash
Doug Bird
Player to be named later (Mike Griffin)
June 12, 1981
Jay Howell
Rick Reuschel
Oakland Athletics acquire Date Toronto Blue Jays acquire
Rick Bosetti
June 10, 1981
cash
Houston Astros acquire Date Cincinnati Reds acquire
Harry Spilman
June 8, 1981
Rafael Landestoy
Houston Astros acquire Date St-Louis Cardinals acquire
Tony Scott
June 7, 1981
Joaquin Andujar
Chicago Cubs acquire Date Texas Rangers acquire
Bobby Bonds
June 4, 1981
cash
Montreal Expos acquire Date New York Mets acquire
Dan Norman
Jeff Reardon
May 29, 1981
Ellis Valentine
Oakland Athletics acquire Date New York Yankees acquire
Jim Spencer
Tom Underwood
May 20, 1981
Chuck Dougherty
Dave Revering
Mike Patterson
Montreal Expos acquire Date San Diego Padres acquire
Mike Phillips
May 10, 1981
cash