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Friday April 16,1971This date in baseball
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Games on 1971-04-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles6BoxPat DobsonSteve Kline(none)
Oakland Athletics5Chicago White Sox4BoxPaul LindbladDon EddyBob Locker
Boston Red Sox5Detroit Tigers3BoxGary PetersJoe NiekroSparky Lyle
California Angels4Minnesota Twins1BoxRudy MayJim PerryDave LaRoche
Houston Astros5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxPete MikkelsenGeorge Culver(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0New York Mets1BoxTom SeaverDock Ellis(none)
Atlanta Braves8Philadelphia Phillies7BoxCecil UpshawJim Bunning(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7San Diego Padres1BoxBob GibsonDanny Coombs(none)
Chicago Cubs0San Francisco Giants9BoxJuan MarichalFergie Jenkins(none)

Standings as of 1971-04-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles871.875--3921182-05-1W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1509456.627
2612Boston Red Sox844.5003.0424113-41-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1548173.526
359Cleveland Indians633.5003.02731-40-13-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1565799.365
5815Washington Senators II945.4443.53537-20-14-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1505991.393
4714New York Yankees945.4443.5312742-42-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1537875.510
61122Detroit Tigers936.3334.53443-92-51-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1538865.575
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics1174.636--4648-25-12-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1509456.627
235Milwaukee Brewers853.6250.5201733-12-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1536489.418
346California Angels1064.6000.5322485-21-2W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1527082.461
51019Minnesota Twins1046.4002.52932-33-21-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1507080.467
4920Kansas City Royals1046.4002.53239-73-31-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1518170.536
61224Chicago White Sox1037.3003.53239-72-01-7L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1527676.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets642.667--1214-20-14-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1567977.506
237Pittsburgh Pirates954.5560.53725123-42-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1539261.601
3611St. Louis Cardinals1055.5001.04936133-22-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1528567.559
41018Chicago Cubs1046.4002.02949-203-51-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1527973.520
5917Montreal Expos523.4001.51722-51-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1566987.442
61121Philadelphia Phillies835.3752.03637-10-23-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1546490.416
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants1082.800--5224284-24-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1528270.539
248Atlanta Braves954.5562.53745-83-02-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1537776.503
3510Houston Astros1266.5003.0444041-45-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1507377.487
4713Los Angeles Dodgers1156.4553.53943-41-24-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1518467.556
5816Cincinnati Reds734.4293.5272343-20-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1557679.490
61223San Diego Padres936.3334.53152-212-21-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1525894.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis TiantP30.144Signed as Free Agent by Braves.