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Thursday May 20,1971This date in baseball
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Top1971 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALNew York Yankees2Boston Red Sox5Boxscore - PBP920,3342:07Stan BahnsenBill LeeBill Lee (4-1)Stan Bahnsen (1-6)Bobby Bolin (2)Ralph HoukEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALMinnesota Twins0California Angels1Boxscore - PBP97,5252:26Pete HammClyde WrightClyde Wright (4-3)Ray Corbin (4-2)-Bill RigneyLefty PhillipsAngel Stadium of
ALDetroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians3Boxscore - PBP113,3113:08Joe ColemanAlan FosterFred Scherman (2-0)Steve Mingori (1-1)-Billy MartinAlvin DarkCleveland Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers3Oakland Athletics7Boxscore - PBP92,6322:37Lew KrausseChuck DobsonChuck Dobson (3-0)Lew Krausse (1-5)Ron Klimkowski (1)Dave BristolDick WilliamsOakland-Alameda C
NLMontreal Expos4Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP145,4973:40Steve RenkoPhil NiekroMike Marshall (1-2)Ron Herbel (0-1)-Gene MauchLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Francisco Giants8Chicago Cubs7Boxscore - PBP916,0273:05Juan MarichalKen HoltzmanDon McMahon (3-2)Ron Tompkins (0-2)-Charlie FoxLeo DurocherWrigley Field
NLPittsburgh Pirates4Cincinnati Reds5Boxscore - PBP99,5302:25Steve BlassRoss GrimsleyMilt Wilcox (2-1)Steve Blass (3-2)Clay Carroll (5)Danny MurtaughSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLSan Diego Padres4Houston Astros2Boxscore - PBP97,1622:44Clay KirbyWade BlasingameClay Kirby (2-4)Wade Blasingame (2-5)Al Severinsen (6)Preston GomezHarry WalkerAstrodome
NLNew York Mets0Philadelphia Phillies1Boxscore - PBP914,6192:00Gary GentryRick WiseRick Wise (3-2)Gary Gentry (3-4)-Gil HodgesFrank LucchesiVeterans Stadium
NLLos Angeles Dodgers0St. Louis Cardinals5Boxscore - PBP911,8752:02Bill SingerSteve CarltonSteve Carlton (7-2)Bill Singer (2-8)-Walter AlstonRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
10 Games on this date

Standings as of 1971-05-20.

TopRecord 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

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