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Games on 1971-05-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Cleveland Indians2BoxDick DragoSteve DunningTom Burgmeier
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers0BoxVida BlueDean Chance(none)
Washington Senators II3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxSkip LockwoodDenny McLainKen Sanders
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins5BoxJim PerryStan BahnsenRay Corbin
Cincinnati Reds8Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxMilt WilcoxBill SingerWayne Granger
Houston Astros1Montreal Expos5BoxBill StonemanWade Blasingame(none)
Chicago Cubs5New York Mets4BoxFergie JenkinsCharlie Williams(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxReggie ClevelandJoe Hoerner(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Diego Padres5BoxDave RobertsPhil NiekroAl Severinsen
Atlanta Braves3San Diego Padres1BoxJim NashClay KirbyCecil Upshaw
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Francisco Giants2BoxJuan MarichalLuke Walker(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord 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
3714Washington Senators II261214.4624.58896-84-48-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1335182.383
4817Detroit Tigers241113.4584.5100115-156-105-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1388058.580
51018New York Yankees231013.4355.091102-113-77-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1397267.518
61223Cleveland Indians25817.3208.075115-404-114-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1375285.380
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics301911.633--1291101911-38-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1318249.626
349California Angels261412.5383.0948867-37-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1366274.456
2510Kansas City Royals261412.5383.010190117-67-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1357164.526
4613Minnesota Twins261214.4625.0111101107-85-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1346272.463
5916Milwaukee Brewers241113.4585.06072-126-75-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1375879.423
61121Chicago White Sox241014.4176.08694-88-42-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1386969.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets24159.625--9070208-57-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1386870.493
236St. Louis Cardinals291712.5860.5112101119-47-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1337360.549
347Pittsburgh Pirates261511.5771.010571346-69-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1368254.603
458Montreal Expos18108.5562.0545225-75-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1436182.427
5919Chicago Cubs261115.4235.091113-224-107-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1367264.529
61122Philadelphia Phillies24816.3337.075103-284-94-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1385979.428
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants27207.741--117764111-49-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1357065.519
3611Los Angeles Dodgers281414.5006.5107109-29-75-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1347559.560
2712Atlanta Braves261313.5006.598110-127-46-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1366967.507
4815Houston Astros261214.4627.5878254-68-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1366769.493
51020Cincinnati Reds241014.4178.5828024-66-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1386969.500
61224San Diego Padres26719.26912.573124-514-93-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1355481.400