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Tuesday May 11,1971This date in baseball
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Games on 1971-05-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles5BoxEddie WattTed Abernathy(none)
Oakland Athletics5Cleveland Indians7BoxPhil HenniganRollie Fingers(none)
California Angels5Detroit Tigers0BoxClyde WrightMickey Lolich(none)
Boston Red Sox5Minnesota Twins4BoxGary PetersTom HallBill Lee
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxClaude OsteenJim Nash(none)
St. Louis Cardinals10Montreal Expos4BoxReggie ClevelandCarl MortonFrank Linzy
Houston Astros1New York Mets8BoxNolan RyanLarry Dierker(none)
Chicago Cubs6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBill HandsRick Wise(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10San Diego Padres4BoxDock EllisDanny CoombsDave Giusti
Cincinnati Reds1San Francisco Giants6BoxGaylord PerryJim Merritt(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox28199.679--143116279-610-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1346668.493
236Baltimore Orioles291712.5862.512296267-710-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1298445.651
3714Detroit Tigers291415.4835.5112130-186-108-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1337756.579
4815New York Yankees271314.4815.5106112-66-87-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1356966.511
5918Washington Senators II291316.4486.5101116-155-68-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1305080.385
61222Cleveland Indians291019.3459.590130-404-116-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1335083.376
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics332112.636--1421202213-48-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1288048.625
248Kansas City Royals311615.5164.0117103149-97-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1306961.531
359California Angels331716.5154.0113107610-77-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1295970.457
4613Minnesota Twins311516.4845.0140122187-88-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1295970.457
51019Milwaukee Brewers271215.4446.07282-106-76-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1345777.425
61121Chicago White Sox281018.3578.592116-248-42-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1346965.515
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets28199.679--11278348-511-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1346470.478
235Pittsburgh Pirates301911.6331.0134854910-69-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1327854.591
347St. Louis Cardinals331914.5762.51361221411-67-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1297158.550
4510Montreal Expos241212.5005.07582-75-77-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1375978.431
5917Chicago Cubs311417.4526.5107125-187-127-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1316962.527
61123Philadelphia Phillies28919.32110.080121-414-95-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1345876.433
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants33249.727--142954711-413-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1296663.512
2611Los Angeles Dodgers331617.4858.0128131-39-77-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1297356.566
3712Atlanta Braves311516.4848.0115132-179-76-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1316764.511
4816Houston Astros311417.4529.01039766-98-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1316566.496
51020Cincinnati Reds301119.36711.596115-195-116-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1326864.515
61224San Diego Padres30921.30013.598143-454-95-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1315279.397


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John GelnarP27.321Traded by Brewers with jose herrera to Tigers for Jim Hannan. 
Jim HannanP31.125Traded by Tigers to Brewers for jose herrera and John Gelnar. 
Jose HerreraP-9.182Traded by Brewers with John Gelnar to Tigers for Jim Hannan. 
Tom MatchickSS-3B27.247Traded by Royals to Brewers for Ted Savage. 
Bob MillerP32.082Signed as Free Agent by Padres. 
Ted SavageOF35.080Traded by Brewers to Royals for Tom Matchick.