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Thursday May 6,1971This 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 1971-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave McNallyAndy Messersmith(none)
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles3BoxPat DobsonLloyd Allen(none)
Boston Red Sox10Chicago White Sox1BoxGary PetersBart Johnson(none)
New York Yankees3Minnesota Twins5BoxTom HallMel StottlemyreRon Perranoski
Cincinnati Reds2Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxClaude OsteenJim Merritt(none)
Houston Astros5Montreal Expos2BoxLarry DierkerSteve RenkoFred Gladding

Standings as of 1971-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox24168.667--128100286-510-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1386969.500
223Baltimore Orioles25169.6400.511380337-79-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1338548.639
3715Washington Senators II261214.4625.08896-84-48-10L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1335182.383
4817Detroit Tigers241113.4585.0100115-156-105-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1388058.580
51019New York Yankees241014.4176.094107-133-87-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1387266.522
61223Cleveland Indians25817.3208.575115-404-114-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1375285.380
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Oakland Athletics301911.633--1291101911-38-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1318249.626
248Kansas City Royals261412.5383.010190117-67-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1357164.526
3511California Angels281414.5004.0969427-57-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1346272.463
4613Minnesota Twins271314.4814.5116104127-86-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1336172.459
5916Milwaukee Brewers241113.4585.06072-126-75-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1375879.423
61121Chicago White Sox251015.4006.587104-178-42-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1376968.504
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125New 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
459Montreal Expos19109.5262.55657-15-75-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1426181.430
5918Chicago 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
2610Los Angeles Dodgers291514.5176.011211119-76-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1337459.556
3712Atlanta Braves261313.5006.598110-127-46-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1366967.507
4814Houston Astros271314.4817.0928485-68-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1356669.489
51020Cincinnati Reds251015.4009.08485-14-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1376968.504
61224San Diego Padres26719.26912.573124-514-93-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1355481.400