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Thursday April 8,1971This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1971-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3California Angels2BoxMike HedlundAndy MessersmithJim York
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians3BoxVince ColbertKen Tatum(none)
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros7BoxJack BillinghamKen Holtzman(none)
Montreal Expos6New York Mets2BoxSteve RenkoGary Gentry(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxLuke WalkerWoodie Fryman(none)
San Francisco Giants6San Diego Padres7BoxGary RossDon McMahon(none)

Standings as of 1971-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles1101.000--3210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium15710057.637
235Detroit Tigers1101.000--8260-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1619071.559
5915Washington Senators II211.5000.510370-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1576295.395
3814Boston Red Sox211.5000.55410-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1608476.525
4716Cleveland Indians211.5000.5510-50-11-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium16059101.369
61121New York Yankees101.0001.013-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1618279.509
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago White Sox2201.000--18992-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1607783.481
248Kansas City Royals321.6670.5101002-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1588375.525
3613Milwaukee Brewers211.5001.07611-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1596891.428
4512Minnesota Twins211.5001.067-10-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1587385.462
51020California Angels312.3331.5101000-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1597584.472
61222Oakland Athletics303.0002.5926-170-10-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15810157.639
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates2201.000--6240-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1609565.594
4711St. Louis Cardinals211.5001.0155101-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1608971.556
269Montreal Expos211.5001.08621-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1597089.440
3510New York Mets211.5001.068-20-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1608278.513
51018Chicago Cubs312.3331.5822-140-11-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1598277.516
61123Philadelphia Phillies202.0002.026-40-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1606793.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Atlanta Braves2201.000--9542-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1608080.500
236Houston Astros431.750--14860-03-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1587682.481
347San Francisco Giants321.6670.5171072-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1598871.553
5917San Diego Padres312.3331.51017-70-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1586098.380
4819Los Angeles Dodgers312.3331.557-21-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1598871.553
61224Cincinnati Reds202.0002.059-40-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1607981.494