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Games on 1971-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles3BoxMike CuellarRich Hand(none)
Washington Senators II2Boston Red Sox3BoxRay CulpGerry Janeski(none)
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox7BoxWilbur WoodMike Hedlund(none)
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers1BoxMel StottlemyreMike Kilkenny(none)
Minnesota Twins4Milwaukee Brewers1BoxBert BlylevenSkip Lockwood(none)
California Angels7Oakland Athletics5BoxDave LaRocheRon Klimkowski(none)
San Francisco Giants6Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxGaylord PerryJoe MoellerJohn Cumberland
Atlanta Braves1Montreal Expos11BoxBill StonemanPat Jarvis(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets2BoxBucky BrandonTug McGraw(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxSteve BlassTony Cloninger(none)
Houston Astros2San Diego Padres1BoxWade BlasingameDave RobertsGeorge Culver
Houston Astros8San Diego Padres0BoxLarry DierkerAl Santorini(none)
Chicago Cubs4St. Louis Cardinals9BoxChuck TaylorKen Holtzman(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Boston Red Sox422715.643--1981712711-916-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1205862.483
236Baltimore Orioles402416.6002.01731284510-914-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1187741.653
348Detroit Tigers432320.5354.5180161199-1414-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1196851.571
4817New York Yankees411823.4398.5149165-1610-148-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1216457.529
5918Cleveland Indians411724.4159.5131182-518-129-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1214378.355
61222Washington Senators II441727.38611.0141191-507-1310-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1154669.400
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics473116.660--2091733617-614-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1147044.614
259Minnesota Twins442321.5236.51931623112-1211-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1165165.440
3612California Angels462224.4788.5155175-2011-911-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1165462.466
4714Kansas City Royals422022.4768.5152158-610-1110-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1196554.546
61019Milwaukee Brewers391623.41011.0113123-1010-116-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1225369.434
51120Chicago White Sox391623.41011.0150155-511-85-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1236360.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals452817.622--2101832713-714-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1176255.530
235New York Mets412516.6101.01701274310-1015-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1215863.479
347Pittsburgh Pirates432518.5812.01811374412-1013-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1197247.605
4611Montreal Expos371819.4866.0131140-97-1211-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1245371.427
5713Chicago Cubs442123.4776.5174194-208-1413-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1186256.525
61123Philadelphia Phillies421626.38110.5123171-487-139-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1205169.425
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants453213.711--2081446416-716-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1175859.496
2510Houston Astros452322.5119.01581352310-913-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1175661.479
4816Los Angeles Dodgers452124.46711.0176186-1013-128-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1176849.581
3915Atlanta Braves452124.46711.0173198-2510-1311-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1176156.521
51021Cincinnati Reds441826.40913.5146169-238-1510-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1186157.517
61224San Diego Padres461333.28319.5154220-667-186-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1154867.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Curt BlefaryOF-1B27.326Traded by Yankees to Athletics for Rob Gardner. 
Rob GardnerP26.158Traded by Athletics to Yankees for Curt Blefary. 
Camilo PascualP37.126Returned to Indians.