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Top1971 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCalifornia Angels1Baltimore Orioles4Boxscore - PBP96,4152:19Tom MurphyJim PalmerJim Palmer (5-0)Tom Murphy (1-3)-Lefty PhillipsEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALBoston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox3Boxscore - PBP94,9982:42Mike NagyTom BradleyBill Lee (2-1)Tom Bradley (3-1)Sparky Lyle (4)Eddie KaskoChuck TannerComiskey Park
ALKansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians0Boxscore - PBP92,9312:25Bruce Dal CantonSteve HarganBruce Dal Canton (2-1)Steve Hargan (0-5)Ted Abernathy (5)Bob LemonAlvin DarkCleveland Stadium
ALOakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers6Boxscore - PBP910,1212:48Rollie FingersJoe ColemanTom Timmermann (4-1)Jim Roland (0-1)-Dick WilliamsBilly MartinTiger Stadium
ALWashington Senators II0Milwaukee Brewers2Boxscore - PBP93,8572:04Dick BosmanBill ParsonsBill Parsons (2-3)Dick Bosman (2-2)-Ted WilliamsDave BristolCounty Stadium
ALNew York Yankees5Minnesota Twins6Boxscore - PBP108,5713:07Steve KlineJim KaatRay Corbin (2-0)Lindy McDaniel (1-3)-Ralph HoukBill RigneyMetropolitan Stad
NLCincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers2Boxscore - PBP917,2831:52Jim McGlothlinAl DowningAl Downing (3-1)Jim McGlothlin (1-2)-Sparky AndersonWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLChicago Cubs1New York Mets2Boxscore - PBP917,9632:47Milt PappasNolan RyanNolan Ryan (3-0)Milt Pappas (3-3)Danny Frisella (3)Leo DurocherGil HodgesShea Stadium
NLSt. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies3Boxscore - PBP99,3392:14Jerry ReussChris ShortJerry Reuss (3-3)Chris Short (2-3)-Red SchoendienstFrank LucchesiVeterans Stadium
NLAtlanta Braves2San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP92,9242:21Pat JarvisTom PhoebusAl Severinsen (1-0)Pat Jarvis (0-3)-Lum HarrisPreston GomezQualcomm Stadium
NLPittsburgh Pirates10San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP98,2632:53Steve BlassSteve StoneBob Moose (2-1)Steve Stone (2-1)Mudcat Grant (2)Danny MurtaughCharlie Fox3Com Park at Cand
NLPittsburgh Pirates10San Francisco Giants2Boxscore - PBP98,2632:53Steve BlassSteve StoneBob Moose (2-1)Steve Stone (2-1)Mudcat Grant (2)Danny MurtaughCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
12 Games on this date

Standings as of 1971-05-04.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox23158.652--11899195-510-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1397069.504
235Baltimore Orioles23149.6091.010778297-77-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1358748.644
3613Washington Senators II251213.4804.08592-74-38-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1345183.381
4715Detroit Tigers231112.4784.0100110-106-105-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1398059.576
5816New York Yankees221012.4554.58897-93-67-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1407268.514
61223Cleveland Indians24816.3337.573111-384-114-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1385286.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics291811.621--1241101410-38-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1328349.629
248California Angels261412.5382.5948867-37-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1366274.456
3510Kansas City Royals251312.5203.0978896-67-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1367264.529
4917Minnesota Twins251114.4405.01069887-84-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1356372.467
51018Milwaukee Brewers231013.4355.05669-136-74-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1385979.428
61119Chicago White Sox241014.4175.58694-88-42-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1386969.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets23158.652--8665218-57-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1396871.489
236Pittsburgh Pirates251510.6001.010469356-59-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1378255.599
347St. Louis Cardinals281612.5711.510710078-47-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1347460.552
459Montreal Expos1798.5293.04951-25-74-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1446282.431
5920Chicago Cubs251015.4006.086109-233-107-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1377364.533
61122Philadelphia Phillies23815.3487.07498-244-94-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1395980.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants26197.731--115754011-48-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1367165.522
2611Los Angeles Dodgers271413.5195.510310129-75-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1357560.556
3712Atlanta Braves241212.5006.094104-106-36-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1387068.507
4814Houston Astros251213.4806.5867794-58-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1376770.489
51021Cincinnati Reds23914.3918.57476-23-66-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1397069.504
61224San Diego Padres24618.25012.067120-534-92-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1375582.401