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Tuesday, August 17,1971

Tuesday, August 17,1971

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 California Angels  4  Boston Red Sox  3  box | pbp Fenway Park Andy Messersmith Ken Tatum -- 19,953 2:18
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Detroit Tigers  5  Chicago White Sox  6  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Bart Johnson Mickey Lolich -- 0 3:06
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Detroit Tigers  1  Chicago White Sox  4  box | pbp Comiskey Park I Joe Horlen Les Cain Tom Bradley 17,887 2:00
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Baltimore Orioles  3  Milwaukee Brewers  2  box | pbp County Stadium Eddie Watt Ken Sanders -- 10,079 2:43
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Cleveland Indians  3  Minnesota Twins  2  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Mike Paul Bert Blyleven -- 10,926 2:31
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Kansas City Royals  0  New York Yankees  2  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Fritz Peterson Paul Splittorff -- 0 1:55
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Kansas City Royals  5  New York Yankees  8  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Mike Kekich Ted Abernathy Roger Hambright 17,223 2:44
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Oakland Athletics  1  Washington Senators II  8  box | pbp Robert F. Kennedy Stadium Bill Gogolewski Blue Moon Odom -- 8,847 2:13
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Chicago Cubs  4  Atlanta Braves  5  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Jim Nash Ray Newman -- 10,070 2:26
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 St. Louis Cardinals  3  Cincinnati Reds  5  box | pbp Cinergy Field Wayne Granger Chuck Taylor -- 14,578 2:22
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 New York Mets  0  Los Angeles Dodgers  4  box | pbp Dodger Stadium Claude Osteen Nolan Ryan -- 23,171 2:09
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Houston Astros  6  Pittsburgh Pirates  5  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Wade Blasingame Bob Miller Jim Ray 16,694 2:40
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Montreal Expos  11  San Diego Padres  0  box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Ernie McAnally Steve Arlin -- 4,248 2:27
1971 reg season Aug 17,1971 Philadelphia Phillies  1  San Francisco Giants  5  box | pbp Candlestick Park Gaylord Perry Ken Reynolds -- 8,973 2:25
14 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1971 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 117 73 44 .624 0.0 540 406 134 W2 36-27 37-17 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Pirates)
1971 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 122 65 57 .533 10.5 526 521 5 L1 28-28 37-29 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1971 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 122 65 57 .533 10.5 537 514 23 L2 29-38 36-19 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1971 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 123 62 61 .504 14.0 506 485 21 W2 28-32 34-29 4 6 13 -- dnq
1971 AL East Washington Senators II franchise | log 120 50 70 .417 24.5 397 483 -86 W1 21-34 29-36 5 11 21 -- dnq
1971 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 123 50 73 .407 26.0 403 520 -117 W1 27-36 23-37 6 12 22 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1971 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 121 78 43 .645 0.0 536 427 109 L1 47-19 31-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1971 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 120 63 57 .525 14.5 457 408 49 L2 32-32 31-25 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1971 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 122 59 63 .484 19.5 459 464 -5 W4 29-29 30-34 3 7 15 -- dnq
1971 AL West California Angels franchise | log 124 57 67 .460 22.5 404 454 -50 W1 33-33 24-34 4 8 17 -- dnq
1971 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 120 54 66 .450 23.5 494 528 -34 L1 24-33 30-33 5 9 18 -- dnq
1971 AL West Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 120 51 69 .425 26.5 395 444 -49 L2 22-30 29-39 6 10 20 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1971 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 123 72 51 .585 0.0 601 460 141 L1 32-26 40-25 1 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Orioles)
1971 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 125 69 56 .552 4.0 562 551 11 L2 33-27 35-30 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1971 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 120 65 55 .542 5.5 482 458 24 L1 31-34 34-21 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1971 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 120 59 61 .492 11.5 446 420 26 L1 29-34 30-27 4 8 14 -- dnq
1971 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 122 53 69 .434 18.5 426 513 -87 L3 27-38 26-31 5 10 19 -- dnq
1971 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 120 48 72 .400 22.5 427 540 -113 W3 27-38 21-34 6 11 23 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1971 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 124 73 51 .589 0.0 549 506 43 W4 29-28 44-23 1 1 3 Yes Lost NLCS (Pirates)
1971 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 123 66 57 .537 6.5 505 443 62 W1 33-25 33-32 2 5 7 Yes dnq
1971 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 118 60 58 .508 10.0 446 422 24 W1 27-30 33-28 3 6 11 -- dnq
1971 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 120 61 59 .508 10.0 480 500 -20 W1 28-33 33-26 4 7 12 -- dnq
1971 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 123 59 64 .480 13.5 438 440 -2 W3 24-38 35-26 5 9 16 -- dnq
1971 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 120 44 76 .367 27.0 364 473 -109 L1 16-42 28-34 6 12 24 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
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player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Cal Koonce -- Hist Released by Red Sox
Carlos May Chicago White Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)