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Wednesday April 28,1971This 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 1971-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers3Boston Red Sox10BoxSonny SiebertBill ParsonsKen Tatum
Cleveland Indians3California Angels2BoxCamilo PascualMel QueenSteve Mingori
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals1BoxMickey LolichTed Abernathy(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Oakland Athletics5BoxCatfish HunterDick Hall(none)
Minnesota Twins3Washington Senators II4BoxJoe GrzendaRon Perranoski(none)
San Francisco Giants5Atlanta Braves3BoxSteve StoneJim NashDon McMahon
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs3BoxBill HandsCarl Morton(none)
San Diego Padres5Cincinnati Reds6BoxClay CarrollDick Kelley(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Houston Astros4BoxJim RayBucky Brandon(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxSteve BlassBob O'BrienDave Giusti
New York Mets9St. Louis Cardinals1BoxGary GentryMike Torrez(none)

Standings as of 1971-04-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles18117.611--8962275-56-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1409050.643
235Boston Red Sox18117.611--9778194-57-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1447470.514
346Washington Senators II20128.600--766974-28-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1395188.367
4715Detroit Tigers19910.4742.58388-55-84-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1438261.573
51019New York Yankees17710.4123.57184-133-54-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1457570.517
61122Cleveland Indians18612.3335.05486-322-84-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1445490.375
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics23167.696--102861610-26-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1388553.616
2511California Angels211110.5244.06869-17-24-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1416576.461
3613Kansas City Royals211011.4765.0827755-65-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1407565.536
4816Minnesota Twins20911.4505.5827666-53-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1406575.464
5917Milwaukee Brewers18810.4445.54757-105-43-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1436182.427
61223Chicago White Sox19613.3168.06281-194-42-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1437370.510
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Montreal Expos1385.615--383804-44-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1486385.426
237New York Mets17107.588--6351125-45-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1457372.503
348Pittsburgh Pirates20119.5500.57857215-56-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1428656.606
459St. Louis Cardinals221210.5450.5918387-35-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1407862.557
5918Chicago Cubs19811.4213.06391-283-85-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1437568.524
61121Philadelphia Phillies18612.3334.56275-133-73-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1446183.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants21165.762--9552438-38-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1417467.525
2610Los Angeles Dodgers221210.5454.5918298-44-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1407763.550
3712Houston Astros221111.5005.5756694-57-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1406872.486
4814Atlanta Braves19910.4746.07288-166-23-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1437370.510
51020Cincinnati Reds18711.3897.5595903-54-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1447272.500
61224San Diego Padres19514.26310.05499-454-51-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1425686.394


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom Kelly1B20.256Signed as Free Agent by Twins.