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Thursday May 20,1971This 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 1971-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox5BoxBill LeeStan BahnsenBobby Bolin
Minnesota Twins0California Angels1BoxClyde WrightRay Corbin(none)
Detroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians3BoxFred SchermanSteve Mingori(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Oakland Athletics7BoxChuck DobsonLew KrausseRon Klimkowski
Montreal Expos4Atlanta Braves3BoxMike MarshallRon Herbel(none)
San Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs7BoxDon McMahonRon Tompkins(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds5BoxMilt WilcoxSteve BlassClay Carroll
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros2BoxClay KirbyWade BlasingameAl Severinsen
New York Mets0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxRick WiseGary Gentry(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0St. Louis Cardinals5BoxSteve CarltonBill Singer(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox352411.686--169133369-715-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1276166.480
235Baltimore Orioles352114.6003.01481113710-911-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1238043.650
3713Detroit Tigers371819.4867.0152154-29-149-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1257352.584
4816New York Yankees351619.4578.0128142-148-108-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1276661.520
5918Washington Senators II371522.40510.0124157-335-810-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1224874.393
61121Cleveland Indians361422.38910.5114164-508-116-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1264680.365
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics422814.667--1881493917-611-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1197346.613
249Minnesota Twins392019.5136.5169147229-1011-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1215467.446
3511Kansas City Royals381919.5007.0142132109-1010-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1236657.537
4612California Angels412021.4887.5133142-910-810-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1215665.463
51019Milwaukee Brewers351421.40010.591111-208-116-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1265571.437
61222Chicago White Sox341321.38211.0119135-169-74-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1286662.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates382315.605--1651194611-812-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1247450.597
236St. Louis Cardinals392316.5900.51661521413-79-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1236756.545
347New York Mets362115.5831.01451113410-1011-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1266264.492
4510Chicago Cubs392019.5133.5159167-88-1212-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1236360.512
5917Montreal Expos311417.4525.5102118-167-127-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1305773.438
61123Philadelphia Phillies361323.3619.0103149-466-127-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1265472.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants402911.725--1841295513-516-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1226161.500
268Atlanta Braves392019.5138.5152162-109-811-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1236261.504
3714Los Angeles Dodgers401921.47510.0157162-511-118-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1227052.574
4815Houston Astros391821.46210.5135123127-911-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1236162.496
51020Cincinnati Reds381523.39513.0124150-265-1210-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1246460.516
61224San Diego Padres391227.30816.5126176-506-156-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1224973.402