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Wednesday May 12,1971This 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 1971-05-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals0Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike CuellarMike Hedlund(none)
Washington Senators II0Chicago White Sox5BoxTom BradleyDick Bosman(none)
Washington Senators II5Chicago White Sox9BoxSteve KealeyJoe GrzendaJoe Horlen
Oakland Athletics8Cleveland Indians1BoxChuck DobsonSam McDowell(none)
California Angels1Detroit Tigers8BoxJoe ColemanRudy May(none)
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxMel StottlemyreSkip Lockwood(none)
Boston Red Sox0Minnesota Twins1BoxBert BlylevenRay Culp(none)
Atlanta Braves0Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDon SuttonGeorge Stone(none)
Houston Astros5New York Mets4BoxDon WilsonTom SeaverFred Gladding
Chicago Cubs9Philadelphia Phillies4BoxKen HoltzmanJim Bunning(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Diego Padres2BoxDave RobertsLuke Walker(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants7BoxRon BryantDon Gullett(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox291910.655--143117269-710-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1336667.496
236Baltimore Orioles301812.6001.512896327-711-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1288345.648
478New York Yankees281414.5004.5109112-37-87-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1346866.507
3512Detroit Tigers301515.5004.5120131-116-109-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1327656.576
51019Washington Senators II311318.4197.0106130-245-88-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1285078.391
61222Cleveland Indians301020.3339.591138-474-116-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1325082.379
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics342212.647--1501212914-48-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1277948.622
4413California Angels341717.5005.0114115-110-87-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1285969.461
389Minnesota Twins321616.5005.0141122197-89-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1285870.453
2611Kansas City Royals321616.5005.011710989-107-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1296960.535
5918Milwaukee Brewers281216.4297.07285-136-76-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1335776.429
61120Chicago White Sox301218.4008.0106121-158-44-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1326765.508
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets291910.655--11683338-511-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1336469.481
235Pittsburgh Pirates311912.6131.0135874810-79-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1317853.595
347St. Louis Cardinals331914.5762.01361221411-67-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1297158.550
4614Montreal Expos241212.5004.57582-75-77-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1375978.431
5817Chicago Cubs321517.4695.5116129-138-127-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1306862.523
61224Philadelphia Phillies29920.31010.084130-464-95-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1335875.436
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants34259.735--149975211-414-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1286563.508
2510Los Angeles Dodgers341717.5008.013313129-78-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1287256.563
4716Houston Astros321517.4699.010810177-98-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1306466.492
3915Atlanta Braves321517.4699.0115137-229-86-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1306763.515
51021Cincinnati Reds311120.35512.598122-245-126-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1316863.519
61123San Diego Padres311021.32313.5100144-444-96-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1305179.392