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Top1971 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians7Boston Red Sox9Boxscore - PBP912,5242:36Steve HarganRay CulpSparky Lyle (1-0)Vince Colbert (1-1)Bobby Bolin (1)Alvin DarkEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALOakland Athletics4California Angels2Boxscore - PBP136,4323:30Rollie FingersRudy MayRon Klimkowski (2-0)Eddie Fisher (2-1)-Dick WilliamsLefty PhillipsAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles1Detroit Tigers5Boxscore - PBP914,8002:16Pat DobsonMickey LolichMickey Lolich (2-2)Pat Dobson (1-1)-Earl WeaverBilly MartinTiger Stadium
ALWashington Senators II9New York Yankees6Boxscore - PBP95,4152:52Dick BosmanMel StottlemyreGerry Janeski (1-1)Jack Aker (0-2)-Ted WilliamsRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
NLNew York Mets5Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP98,5172:26Tom SeaverGary NolanTom Seaver (3-0)Gary Nolan (0-2)Tug McGraw (1)Gil HodgesSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLAtlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates10Boxscore - PBP97,9922:06Jim NashDock EllisDock Ellis (2-2)Jim Nash (1-1)-Lum HarrisDanny MurtaughThree Rivers Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers10San Diego Padres2Boxscore - PBP93,9072:35Bill SingerDanny CoombsBill Singer (1-4)Danny Coombs (1-2)-Walter AlstonPreston GomezQualcomm Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP96,1782:08Bob GibsonGaylord PerryBob Gibson (3-1)Gaylord Perry (3-1)-Red SchoendienstCharlie Fox3Com Park at Cand
NLSt. Louis Cardinals5San Francisco Giants3Boxscore - PBP96,1782:08Bob GibsonGaylord PerryBob Gibson (3-1)Gaylord Perry (3-1)-Red SchoendienstCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
9 Games on this date

Standings as of 1971-04-21.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles1284.667--6044162-26-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1469353.637
248Washington Senators II1486.5711.06049114-24-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1455590.379
3511Boston Red Sox1376.5381.5696454-53-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1497871.523
4715Detroit Tigers1367.4622.55660-42-54-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1498564.570
5917Cleveland Indians1257.4173.04457-131-34-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1505595.367
61119New York Yankees1358.3853.55057-73-52-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1497772.517
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics16115.688--7157149-22-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1459055.621
236California Angels1486.5712.0433947-21-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1486880.459
3614Milwaukee Brewers1266.5003.02833-53-13-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1496386.423
4816Minnesota Twins1468.4294.05053-33-23-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1466878.466
51018Kansas City Royals1569.4004.55360-75-61-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1467967.541
61221Chicago White Sox1459.3575.04657-113-02-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1487474.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135St. Louis Cardinals1596.600--6646207-32-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1478166.551
247Pittsburgh Pirates1486.5710.55335185-53-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1488959.601
359Montreal Expos954.5561.02830-21-34-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1526686.434
4610New York Mets1165.5451.0252501-25-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1517774.510
5920Philadelphia Phillies1147.3643.04348-51-23-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1516388.417
61022Chicago Cubs1459.3573.53768-313-82-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1487870.527
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants16124.750--7838404-28-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1467868.534
224Atlanta Braves1385.6152.55261-96-12-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1497475.497
3712Houston Astros1587.5333.5585263-55-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1477176.483
4813Los Angeles Dodgers1688.5004.0676254-24-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1468165.555
51123Cincinnati Reds1248.3336.03941-23-51-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1507575.500
61224San Diego Padres14311.2148.03979-402-21-9L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1475889.395