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Friday May 7,1971This 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 1971-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox3BoxFritz PetersonTommy JohnLindy McDaniel
California Angels4Cleveland Indians2BoxMel QueenChuck MachemehlEddie Fisher
Kansas City Royals1Detroit Tigers3BoxMickey LolichMike Hedlund(none)
Boston Red Sox5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBill LeeKen SandersSparky Lyle
Washington Senators II6Minnesota Twins5BoxDenny RiddlebergerRay CorbinDarold Knowles
Pittsburgh Pirates3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBob JohnsonDon SuttonMudcat Grant
Chicago Cubs1Montreal Expos3BoxCarl MortonBill Hands(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1New York Mets3BoxTom SeaverBob Gibson(none)
Houston Astros8Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDon WilsonJim Bunning(none)
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants4BoxJerry JohnsonGeorge Stone(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox25178.680--133104297-510-3W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1376869.496
223Baltimore Orioles25169.6401.011380337-79-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1338548.639
3614Washington Senators II271314.4815.094101-75-48-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1325082.379
4715Detroit Tigers251213.4805.0103116-136-106-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1377958.577
5917New York Yankees251114.4406.098110-124-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1377166.518
61223Cleveland Indians26818.3089.577119-424-114-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1365284.382
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Oakland Athletics301911.633--1291101911-38-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1318249.626
249Kansas City Royals271413.5193.51029397-77-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1347163.530
3510California Angels291514.5173.51009648-57-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1336172.459
4816Minnesota Twins281315.4645.0121110117-86-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1326171.462
51018Milwaukee Brewers251114.4405.56477-136-75-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1365878.426
61121Chicago White Sox261016.3857.090108-188-42-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1366967.507
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets25169.640--9371228-58-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1376770.489
236Pittsburgh Pirates271611.5931.010873357-69-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1358154.600
347St. Louis Cardinals301713.5671.511310499-57-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1327359.553
458Montreal Expos20119.5502.5595815-76-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1416081.426
5919Chicago Cubs271116.4076.092116-244-117-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1357263.533
61122Philadelphia Phillies25817.3208.076111-354-94-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1375978.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants28217.750--121794211-410-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1346965.515
3612Los Angeles Dodgers301515.5007.011411409-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1327458.561
2711Houston Astros281414.5007.010085156-68-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1346569.485
4813Atlanta Braves271314.4817.5101114-137-56-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1356966.511
51020Cincinnati Reds251015.4009.58485-14-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1376968.504
61224San Diego Padres26719.26913.073124-514-93-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1355481.400