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Monday May 17,1971This 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 1971-05-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox3BoxRay CulpDean ChanceSparky Lyle
Minnesota Twins3California Angels2BoxBert BlylevenRudy MayTom Hall
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees6BoxMel StottlemyrePat DobsonJack Aker
Cleveland Indians6Washington Senators II3BoxSteve DunningDick BosmanPhil Hennigan
New York Mets3Atlanta Braves4BoxBob PriddyRon Taylor(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds2BoxJim BunningJim MerrittBucky Brandon
San Diego Padres0Houston Astros2BoxDon WilsonDave Roberts(none)
Montreal Expos5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxMudcat GrantMike Marshall(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox322111.656--152126269-712-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1306466.492
237Baltimore Orioles331914.5762.5138108308-911-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1258243.656
3510New York Yankees321616.5005.0122124-28-88-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1306664.508
4816Detroit Tigers341618.4716.0132145-137-139-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1287553.586
51019Washington Senators II351520.4297.5120146-265-810-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1244876.387
61120Cleveland Indians331320.3948.5103144-417-116-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1294782.364
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics392514.641--1731442917-68-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1227646.623
248Minnesota Twins361917.5284.5156137198-811-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1245569.444
3613Kansas City Royals371819.4866.014013289-109-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1246757.540
4714California Angels381820.4746.5123129-610-88-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1245866.468
5918Milwaukee Brewers321418.4387.58696-108-86-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1295574.426
61221Chicago White Sox331320.3949.0119133-149-64-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1296663.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets332112.636--138984010-711-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1296267.481
235Pittsburgh Pirates352114.6001.01521114110-711-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1277651.598
346St. Louis Cardinals362115.5831.5150141913-77-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1266957.548
459Chicago Cubs361917.5283.5140147-78-1211-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1266462.508
5917Montreal Expos281315.4645.592102-106-107-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1335875.436
61123Philadelphia Phillies331122.33310.095144-496-115-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1295673.434
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants372710.730--1641105411-416-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1256362.504
2611Atlanta Braves361818.5008.5131148-179-89-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1266462.508
3712Los Angeles Dodgers371819.4869.0146146010-98-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1257154.568
4815Houston Astros361719.4729.5129115147-910-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1266264.492
51022Cincinnati Reds351322.37113.0114137-235-128-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1276661.520
61224San Diego Padres361026.27816.5118170-524-146-12L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1255174.408


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis TiantP30.175Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.