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Sunday May 9,1971This 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 1971-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Baltimore Orioles2BoxCatfish HunterMike Cuellar(none)
Oakland Athletics2Baltimore Orioles1BoxVida BlueJim Palmer(none)
New York Yankees6Chicago White Sox1BoxMike KekichWilbur WoodJack Aker
California Angels1Cleveland Indians4BoxAlan FosterTom Murphy(none)
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers2BoxTom BurgmeierJoe Niekro(none)
Boston Red Sox1Milwaukee Brewers6BoxBill ParsonsMike Nagy(none)
Washington Senators II5Minnesota Twins6BoxRay CorbinDenny McLain(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates11Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBob VealePete MikkelsenMudcat Grant
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos7BoxBill StonemanMilt Pappas(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5New York Mets9BoxJerry KoosmanSteve CarltonDanny Frisella
Houston Astros1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBarry LerschJack Billingham(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Diego Padres7BoxClay KirbyJim McGlothlin(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Francisco Giants5BoxSteve StonePat JarvisDon McMahon
Atlanta Braves6San Francisco Giants5BoxBob PriddyJerry JohnsonCecil Upshaw

Standings as of 1971-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox27189.667--138112268-610-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1356768.496
236Baltimore Orioles271611.5932.011688287-79-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1318546.649
4814New York Yankees271314.4815.0106112-66-87-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1356966.511
3715Detroit Tigers271314.4815.0107123-166-107-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1357857.578
5917Washington Senators II291316.4486.0101116-155-68-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1305080.385
61223Cleveland Indians28919.3219.583125-424-115-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1345183.381
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics322111.656--1371132413-38-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1298049.620
249Kansas City Royals291514.5174.510997128-87-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1327062.530
3510California Angels311615.5164.510610249-67-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1316071.458
4612Minnesota Twins301515.5005.0136117197-88-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1305971.454
51018Milwaukee Brewers271215.4446.57282-106-76-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1345777.425
61121Chicago White Sox281018.3579.092116-248-42-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1346965.515
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets26179.654--10276268-59-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1366670.485
235Pittsburgh Pirates291811.6210.512481439-69-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1337954.594
347St. Louis Cardinals311714.5482.511811359-67-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1317358.557
458Montreal Expos221210.5453.0666425-77-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1395980.424
5919Chicago Cubs291217.4146.598123-255-127-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1337162.534
61122Philadelphia Phillies26917.3468.078112-344-95-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1365878.426
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants31229.710--133924111-411-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1316863.519
2611Atlanta Braves301515.5006.5114126-129-66-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1326765.508
3713Houston Astros291415.4837.010187146-78-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1336568.489
4816Los Angeles Dodgers321517.4697.5122130-89-76-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1307456.569
51020Cincinnati Reds281117.3939.593106-135-96-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1346866.507
61224San Diego Padres29920.31012.094133-394-95-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1325280.394