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Games on 1971-05-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles12BoxJim PalmerGary Peters(none)
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles1BoxSonny SiebertDave McNallySparky Lyle
Chicago White Sox5California Angels10BoxAndy MessersmithBart JohnsonEddie Fisher
New York Yankees6Cleveland Indians3BoxFritz PetersonRay Lamb(none)
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians2BoxSam McDowellSteve Kline(none)
Washington Senators II0Detroit Tigers5BoxMickey LolichDenny McLain(none)
Washington Senators II0Detroit Tigers11BoxLes CainMike ThompsonJoe Niekro
Milwaukee Brewers4Kansas City Royals0BoxBill ParsonsBruce Dal Canton(none)
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics3BoxVida BlueJim Perry(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs3BoxPete MikkelsenFergie JenkinsJim Brewer
San Francisco Giants7Houston Astros4BoxRon BryantTom GriffinJerry Johnson
Pittsburgh Pirates2Montreal Expos4BoxErnie McAnallyBob JohnsonMike Marshall
Atlanta Braves0New York Mets4BoxRay SadeckiMike McQueen(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDon GullettChris ShortClay Carroll
San Diego Padres1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxReggie ClevelandSteve Arlin(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox392613.667--1841552911-915-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1235964.480
236Baltimore Orioles392316.5903.01701264410-913-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1197841.655
348Detroit Tigers412219.5375.0172155179-1413-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1216952.570
4817New York Yankees391722.4369.0143157-149-138-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1236558.528
51019Cleveland Indians401723.4259.5129179-508-119-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1224379.352
61222Washington Senators II411526.36612.0125177-525-1210-14L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1184870.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Oakland Athletics453015.667--1971613617-613-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1167145.612
2510Minnesota Twins422121.5007.51811562510-1211-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1185365.449
3612California Angels442123.4778.5143163-2010-811-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1185563.466
4715Kansas City Royals401921.4758.5142148-69-1010-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1216655.545
5918Milwaukee Brewers371621.43210.0107111-410-116-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1245371.427
61121Chicago White Sox371522.40511.0140145-511-84-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1256461.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals422616.619--1941652913-712-10W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1206456.533
235New York Mets392415.6150.51631204310-1014-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1235964.480
347Pittsburgh Pirates412417.5851.51751304512-1012-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1217348.603
459Chicago Cubs422121.5005.0168181-138-1213-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1206258.517
5916Montreal Expos341618.4716.0113128-157-129-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1275572.433
61123Philadelphia Phillies391425.35910.5114163-496-128-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1235370.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants433013.698--1931395414-716-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1196059.504
2611Los Angeles Dodgers432122.4889.0171171013-128-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1196851.571
4714Houston Astros422022.4769.5145132137-913-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1205961.492
3813Atlanta Braves422022.4769.5161180-199-1111-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1206258.517
51020Cincinnati Reds411724.41512.0138161-237-1310-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1216259.512
61224San Diego Padres421230.28617.5139204-656-186-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1194970.412