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Friday April 9,1971This date in baseball
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Games on 1971-04-09

Top1971 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles6Boxscore - PBP99,4422:29Joe NiekroMike CuellarDick Hall (1-0)Joe Niekro (0-1)-Billy MartinEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALMinnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP943,2533:19Tom HallTom BradleyVicente Romo (1-0)Ron Perranoski (0-1)-Bill RigneyChuck TannerComiskey Park
ALKansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP63,1311:59Jim RookerVida BlueVida Blue (1-1)Jim Rooker (0-1)-Bob LemonDick WilliamsOakland-Alameda C
ALNew York Yankees4Washington Senators II5Boxscore - PBP1025,0792:15Fritz PetersonDenny McLainDenny McLain (1-0)Lindy McDaniel (0-1)-Ralph HoukTed WilliamsRFK Memorial Stad
NLPittsburgh Pirates8Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP932,7342:23Bob MoosePat JarvisBob Moose (1-0)Pat Jarvis (0-1)Dave Giusti (1)Danny MurtaughLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLChicago Cubs6Houston Astros0Boxscore - PBP917,3591:58Milt PappasTom GriffinMilt Pappas (1-0)Tom Griffin (0-1)-Leo DurocherHarry WalkerAstrodome
NLSan Diego Padres6Los Angeles Dodgers3Boxscore - PBP931,4132:43Danny CoombsBill SingerDanny Coombs (1-0)Bill Singer (0-2)Al Severinsen (1)Preston GomezWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
7 Games on this date

Standings as of 1971-04-09.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles2201.000--9720-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1569957.635
236Washington Senators II321.6670.515780-12-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1566195.391
3710Boston Red Sox211.5001.05410-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1608476.525
5516Detroit Tigers211.5001.013850-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1609070.563
448Cleveland Indians211.5001.0510-50-11-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium16059101.369
61224New York Yankees202.0002.058-30-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1608278.513
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago White Sox3301.000--2111102-01-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1597683.478
2615Kansas City Royals422.5001.51015-52-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1578374.529
3814Milwaukee Brewers211.5001.57611-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1596891.428
51018California Angels312.3332.0101000-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1597584.472
4919Minnesota Twins312.3332.0810-20-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1577384.465
61120Oakland Athletics413.2502.51426-120-11-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15710057.637
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates3301.000--144101-02-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1599465.591
2817Chicago Cubs422.5001.51422-81-11-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1588177.513
3712Montreal Expos211.5001.58621-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1597089.440
4611New York Mets211.5001.568-20-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1608278.513
5913St. Louis Cardinals211.5001.5155101-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1608971.556
61122Philadelphia Phillies202.0002.526-40-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1606793.419
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
235San Francisco Giants321.667--171072-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1598871.553
124Atlanta Braves321.667--1113-22-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1598079.503
347Houston Astros532.600--141400-03-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1577681.484
459San Diego Padres422.5000.51620-41-01-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1575998.376
51021Los Angeles Dodgers413.2501.5813-51-20-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1588870.557
61223Cincinnati Reds202.0001.559-40-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1607981.494

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Felipe AlouOF-1B35.333Traded by Athletics to Yankees for Rob Gardner and Ron Klimkowski. 
Dave BoswellP26.079Released by Twins. 
Dave BoswellP26.079Signed as Free Agent by Tigers. 
Rob GardnerP26.111Traded by Yankees with Ron Klimkowski to Athletics for Felipe Alou. 
Ron KlimkowskiP27.039Traded by Yankees with Rob Gardner to Athletics for Felipe Alou.