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Games on 1971-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox8Baltimore Orioles4BoxKen TatumDick Hall(none)
Chicago White Sox3California Angels0BoxTom BradleyRudy May(none)
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians8BoxPhil HenniganLindy McDaniel(none)
Washington Senators II0Detroit Tigers1BoxDean ChanceGerry JaneskiFred Scherman
Minnesota Twins10Oakland Athletics1BoxBert BlylevenBlue Moon Odom(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Chicago Cubs1BoxClaude OsteenBill Hands(none)
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros4BoxLarry DierkerGaylord PerryFred Gladding
Pittsburgh Pirates6Montreal Expos2BoxMudcat GrantHowie Reed(none)
Atlanta Braves2New York Mets6BoxNolan RyanPat JarvisDanny Frisella
Cincinnati Reds7Philadelphia Phillies3BoxTony CloningerJim BunningWayne Granger
San Diego Padres8St. Louis Cardinals15BoxDon ShawBill LaxtonMoe Drabowsky

Standings as of 1971-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox362511.694--1771374010-715-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1266066.476
237Baltimore Orioles362115.5834.01521193310-911-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1228042.656
3512Detroit Tigers381919.5007.0153154-19-1410-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1247252.581
4816New York Yankees361620.4449.0135150-158-118-9L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1266660.524
5919Cleveland Indians371522.40510.5122171-498-117-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1254580.360
61222Washington Senators II381523.39511.0124158-345-910-14L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1214873.397
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics432815.651--1891593017-611-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1187345.619
248Minnesota Twins402119.5255.51791483110-1011-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1205367.442
3610Kansas City Royals381919.5006.5142132109-1010-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1236657.537
4714California Angels422022.4767.5133145-1210-810-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1205664.467
61020Milwaukee Brewers351421.40010.091111-208-116-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1265571.437
51121Chicago White Sox351421.40010.0122135-1310-74-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1276562.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates392415.615--1711215012-812-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1237350.593
235St. Louis Cardinals402416.6000.51811602113-710-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1226656.541
346New York Mets372215.5951.01511133810-1012-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1256164.488
4511Chicago Cubs402020.5004.5160175-158-1212-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1226359.516
5917Montreal Expos321418.4386.5104124-207-127-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1295772.442
61123Philadelphia Phillies371324.35110.0106156-506-127-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1255471.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants412912.707--1851335213-616-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1216160.504
269Atlanta Braves402020.5008.5154168-149-911-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1226260.508
3713Los Angeles Dodgers412021.4889.0165163212-118-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1216952.570
4815Houston Astros401921.4759.5139124157-912-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1226062.492
51018Cincinnati Reds391623.41012.0131153-226-1210-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1236360.512
61224San Diego Padres401228.30016.5134191-576-166-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1214972.405