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Games on 1971-05-18

Top1971 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALDetroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP913,0212:31Bill ZeppGary PetersJim Lonborg (1-0)Bill Denehy (0-1)-Billy MartinEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALMinnesota Twins1California Angels3Boxscore - PBP97,0952:08Jim KaatTom MurphyTom Murphy (2-5)Jim Kaat (3-2)-Bill RigneyLefty PhillipsAngel Stadium of
ALBaltimore Orioles6New York Yankees2Boxscore - PBP914,7001:55Mike CuellarFritz PetersonMike Cuellar (4-1)Fritz Peterson (3-3)-Earl WeaverRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
ALMilwaukee Brewers2Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP96,6722:03Marty PattinCatfish HunterCatfish Hunter (7-2)Marty Pattin (3-4)-Dave BristolDick WilliamsOakland-Alameda C
ALCleveland Indians7Washington Senators II3Boxscore - PBP95,6902:14Sam McDowellDenny McLainSam McDowell (2-5)Denny McLain (4-6)Vince Colbert (1)Alvin DarkTed WilliamsRFK Memorial Stad
NLNew York Mets6Atlanta Braves8Boxscore - PBP99,2642:12Jim McAndrewMike McQueenMike McQueen (2-0)Jim McAndrew (0-2)Bob Priddy (1)Gil HodgesLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Francisco Giants7Chicago Cubs3Boxscore - PBP912,6002:46Ron BryantMilt PappasRon Bryant (4-1)Milt Pappas (4-5)Jerry Johnson (3)Charlie FoxLeo DurocherWrigley Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds4Boxscore - PBP97,3992:06Barry LerschDon GullettDon Gullett (4-2)Barry Lersch (3-3)Joe Gibbon (3)Frank LucchesiSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLSan Diego Padres2Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP98,0152:36Steve ArlinKen ForschFred Gladding (1-0)Bob Miller (0-1)-Preston GomezHarry WalkerAstrodome
NLMontreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP910,2262:46Bill StonemanBob JohnsonBob Johnson (3-2)Mike Marshall (0-2)-Gene MauchDanny MurtaughThree Rivers Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers5St. Louis Cardinals6Boxscore - PBP914,7532:57Don SuttonReggie ClevelandMoe Drabowsky (1-0)Jim Brewer (2-1)-Walter AlstonRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
11 Games on this date

Standings as of 1971-05-18.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox332211.667--157129289-713-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1296366.488
237Baltimore Orioles342014.5882.5144110349-911-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1248143.653
3714New York Yankees331617.4856.0124130-68-88-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1296663.512
4816Detroit Tigers351619.4577.0135150-157-149-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1277552.591
51019Washington Senators II361521.4178.5123153-305-810-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1234875.390
61120Cleveland Indians341420.4128.5110147-378-116-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1284682.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics402614.650--1781463217-69-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1217546.620
249Minnesota Twins371918.5145.5157140178-911-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1235568.447
3511California Angels391920.4876.5126130-410-89-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1235766.463
4612Kansas City Royals371819.4866.514013289-109-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1246757.540
5918Milwaukee Brewers331419.4248.588101-138-96-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1285573.430
61221Chicago White Sox331320.3949.5119133-149-64-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1296663.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets342113.618--1441063810-811-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1286266.484
235Pittsburgh Pirates362214.611--1551134210-712-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1267551.595
346St. Louis Cardinals372215.5950.51561461013-78-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1256857.544
4510Chicago Cubs371918.5143.5143154-118-1211-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1256461.512
5917Montreal Expos291316.4485.594105-116-117-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1325874.439
61123Philadelphia Phillies341123.32410.098148-506-125-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1285672.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants382810.737--1711135812-416-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1246262.500
268Atlanta Braves371918.5148.5139154-159-810-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1256362.504
3713Houston Astros371819.4869.5132117157-911-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1256164.488
4815Los Angeles Dodgers381820.47410.0151152-110-108-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1247153.573
51022Cincinnati Reds361422.38913.0118140-225-129-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1266561.516
61224San Diego Padres371027.27017.5120173-534-156-12L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1245173.411