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Games on 1971-04-12

Top1971 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCalifornia Angels3Chicago White Sox2Boxscore - PBP98,3562:22Rudy MayWilbur WoodEddie Fisher (1-0)Wilbur Wood (0-1)Mel Queen (1)Lefty PhillipsChuck TannerComiskey Park
ALMinnesota Twins2Kansas City Royals0Boxscore - PBP932,7282:09Bert BlylevenDick DragoBert Blyleven (2-0)Dick Drago (1-1)-Bill RigneyBob LemonMunicipal Stadium
ALOakland Athletics5Milwaukee Brewers0Boxscore - PBP94,7912:40Rollie FingersLew KrausseRollie Fingers (1-0)Lew Krausse (0-2)-Dick WilliamsDave BristolCounty Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox10Washington Senators II7Boxscore - PBP97,3922:25Ray CulpGerry JaneskiRay Culp (2-0)Gerry Janeski (0-1)Ken Tatum (1)Eddie KaskoTed WilliamsRFK Memorial Stad
NLCincinnati Reds7Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP915,1782:23Jim McGlothlinRon ReedJim McGlothlin (1-1)Ron Reed (1-1)Clay Carroll (1)Sparky AndersonLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLChicago Cubs3Los Angeles Dodgers4Boxscore - PBP915,4072:00Ken HoltzmanSandy VanceSandy Vance (1-0)Ken Holtzman (0-2)Jim Brewer (1)Leo DurocherWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP1119,4692:55Bob JohnsonRick WiseDave Giusti (1-0)Dick Selma (0-1)-Danny MurtaughFrank LucchesiVeterans Stadium
NLSan Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP929,8472:27Clay KirbyGaylord PerryGaylord Perry (2-0)Clay Kirby (0-2)-Preston GomezCharlie Fox3Com Park at Cand
NLSan Diego Padres0San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP929,8472:27Clay KirbyGaylord PerryGaylord Perry (2-0)Clay Kirby (0-2)-Preston GomezCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
NLHouston Astros4St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP911,2702:38Wade BlasingameSteve CarltonSteve Carlton (2-0)Wade Blasingame (1-1)Frank Linzy (1)Harry WalkerRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1971-04-12.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles541.800--241680-04-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1539756.634
223Cleveland Indians431.7500.5232210-13-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium15857101.361
3813Washington Senators II734.4292.02627-10-13-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1526092.395
41017Boston Red Sox523.4002.02729-21-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1578374.529
61119New York Yankees523.4002.0151232-30-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1578077.510
5920Detroit Tigers523.4002.02223-11-31-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1578968.567
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Minnesota Twins642.667--211383-11-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1547084.455
249Milwaukee Brewers532.6000.5141401-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1566690.423
3511Chicago White Sox633.5001.0262512-01-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1567680.487
4615Kansas City Royals734.4291.52427-33-30-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1548272.532
5716Oakland Athletics734.4291.52940-111-12-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1549856.636
61221California Angels624.3332.01619-31-21-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1567482.474
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets431.750--101000-03-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1588078.506
236Pittsburgh Pirates642.667--231582-22-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1569363.596
3610St. Louis Cardinals633.5001.0302461-12-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1568769.558
4918Philadelphia Phillies523.4001.5201550-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1576592.414
51022Chicago Cubs725.2862.52235-131-41-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1558174.523
61123Montreal Expos413.2502.01321-81-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1577087.446
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants752.714--3720174-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1558570.548
245Atlanta Braves642.6670.52225-32-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1567878.500
358Houston Astros853.6250.5272430-15-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1547480.481
5812San Diego Padres734.4292.02741-142-21-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1545896.377
4714Los Angeles Dodgers734.4292.0282711-22-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1558669.555
61224Cincinnati Reds514.2003.01416-21-20-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1577879.497