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Wednesday May 19,1971This 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 1971-05-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox7BoxSonny SiebertLindy McDanielSparky Lyle
Minnesota Twins12California Angels6BoxJim StricklandAndy MessersmithTom Hall
Detroit Tigers12Cleveland Indians1BoxMickey LolichRay LambBill Denehy
Chicago White Sox0Kansas City Royals2BoxMike HedlundBart JohnsonTed Abernathy
Milwaukee Brewers0Oakland Athletics3BoxVida BlueBill Parsons(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Washington Senators II1BoxJim PalmerMike Thompson(none)
Montreal Expos4Atlanta Braves10BoxJim NashErnie McAnallySteve Barber
San Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs9BoxFergie JenkinsSteve Stone(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Cincinnati Reds1BoxBob MooseGary NolanDave Giusti
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros1BoxBob MillerFred Gladding(none)
New York Mets1Philadelphia Phillies4BoxChris ShortJerry Koosman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6St. Louis Cardinals5BoxPete MikkelsenBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox342311.676--164131339-714-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1286266.484
235Baltimore Orioles352114.6002.51481113710-911-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1238043.650
3715Detroit Tigers361719.4727.0147151-48-149-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1267452.587
4816New York Yankees341618.4717.0126137-118-98-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1286662.516
51019Washington Senators II371522.4059.5124157-335-810-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1224874.393
61120Cleveland Indians351421.4009.5111159-488-116-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1274681.362
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics412714.659--1811463517-610-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1207446.617
249Minnesota Twins382018.5265.5169146239-911-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1225468.443
3511Kansas City Royals381919.5006.5142132109-1010-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1236657.537
4613California Angels401921.4757.5132142-1010-89-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1225765.467
5918Milwaukee Brewers341420.4129.588104-168-106-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1275572.433
61221Chicago White Sox341321.38210.5119135-169-74-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1286662.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates372314.622--1611144711-712-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1257451.592
236New York Mets352114.6001.01451103510-911-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1276265.488
347St. Louis Cardinals382216.5791.5161152913-78-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1246856.548
4510Chicago Cubs382018.5263.5152159-78-1212-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1246361.508
5917Montreal Expos301317.4336.598115-176-127-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1315873.443
61123Philadelphia Phillies351223.34310.0102149-476-126-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1275572.433
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants392811.718--1761225412-516-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1236261.504
268Atlanta Braves382018.5267.5149158-99-811-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1246262.500
3712Los Angeles Dodgers391920.4879.0157157011-108-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1237053.569
4814Houston Astros381820.4749.5133119147-911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1246163.492
51022Cincinnati Reds371423.37813.0119146-275-129-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1256560.520
61224San Diego Padres381127.28916.5122174-525-156-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1235073.407


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chris CannizzaroC33.016Traded by Padres to Cubs for Garry Jestadt. 
Garry Jestadt3B-2B24.061Traded by Cubs to Padres for Chris Cannizzaro.