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Saturday May 1,1971This 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 1971-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins7Boston Red Sox3BoxJim PerryGary Peters(none)
Detroit Tigers1California Angels9BoxAndy MessersmithDean Chance(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Kansas City Royals5BoxWally BunkerDave McNallyTed Abernathy
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Yankees0BoxLew KrausseStan BahnsenKen Sanders
Cleveland Indians2Oakland Athletics1BoxSteve DunningDiego SeguiChuck Machemehl
Chicago White Sox5Washington Senators II3BoxTommy JohnDenny McLainTerry Forster
Los Angeles Dodgers5Atlanta Braves7BoxMike McQueenSandy Vance(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs7BoxFergie JenkinsRick Wise(none)
San Francisco Giants2Cincinnati Reds3BoxDon GullettRich RobertsonWayne Granger
New York Mets1Houston Astros3BoxLarry DierkerTom Seaver(none)
San Diego Padres4Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxMudcat GrantBill Laxton(none)
Montreal Expos2St. Louis Cardinals2Box(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox20128.600--10488164-58-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1427369.514
235Baltimore Orioles21129.5710.59874246-76-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1378948.650
3511Washington Senators II231211.5221.58487-34-28-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1365185.375
4715Detroit Tigers211011.4762.591101-106-94-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1418160.574
51019New York Yankees19811.4213.57686-103-55-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1437469.517
61223Cleveland Indians21714.3335.56198-373-104-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1415388.376
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics26179.654--108921610-27-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1358451.622
249California Angels241311.5423.0898187-26-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1386375.457
3610Kansas City Royals231211.5223.5928395-67-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1387365.529
4816Minnesota Twins221012.4555.0928397-63-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1386474.464
5917Milwaukee Brewers20911.4505.04962-136-53-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1416081.426
61120Chicago White Sox22913.4096.08089-97-42-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1407070.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets20128.600--7557187-55-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1427171.500
236Pittsburgh Pirates231310.5650.58966235-58-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1398455.604
347Montreal Expos1697.5631.04950-15-64-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1456283.428
458St. Louis Cardinals251411.5600.5979437-36-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1377661.555
51021Chicago Cubs22913.4094.076103-273-86-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1407466.529
61122Philadelphia Phillies20713.3505.06782-154-83-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1426082.423
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants24186.750--109624710-48-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1387266.522
2612Los Angeles Dodgers251312.5205.51009739-64-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1377661.555
4714Houston Astros241212.5006.08171104-58-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1386771.486
3813Atlanta Braves221111.5006.088100-126-25-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1407169.507
5918Cincinnati Reds21912.4297.5717013-56-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1417071.496
61224San Diego Padres22517.22712.063113-504-81-9L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1395683.403