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Saturday May 29,1971This 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 1971-05-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics12Boston Red Sox8BoxRollie FingersMike Nagy(none)
Cleveland Indians2Chicago White Sox1BoxRay LambTom Bradley(none)
Detroit Tigers2Milwaukee Brewers9BoxLew KrausseJoe Coleman(none)
Baltimore Orioles11Minnesota Twins8BoxDave BoswellRay CorbinEddie Watt
California Angels1New York Yankees6BoxStan BahnsenClyde Wright(none)
Houston Astros2Cincinnati Reds1BoxKen ForschGary Nolan(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxBill SingerRick Wise(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBob JohnsonBill HandsDave Giusti
New York Mets5San Diego Padres1BoxTom SeaverSteve Arlin(none)
New York Mets2San Diego Padres1BoxNolan RyanTom Phoebus(none)
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants8BoxJuan MarichalCarl Morton(none)
Atlanta Braves7St. Louis Cardinals8BoxMoe DrabowskyCecil Upshaw(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox452916.644--2161882811-918-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1175661.479
237Baltimore Orioles432518.5813.01951534211-1014-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1157639.661
348Detroit Tigers462521.5434.51921761610-1515-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1166650.569
4816Cleveland Indians442024.4558.5147188-4111-129-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1184078.339
5918New York Yankees441925.4329.5164179-1510-159-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1186355.534
61222Washington Senators II461729.37012.5143202-597-1410-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1134667.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics493217.653--2241853918-714-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1126943.616
2510Minnesota Twins472423.5117.02111842712-1312-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1135063.442
3612Kansas City Royals432122.4888.0157158-111-1110-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1186454.542
4713California Angels482325.4798.5165187-2212-1011-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1145361.465
51019Milwaukee Brewers421824.42910.5130134-410-118-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1195168.429
61121Chicago White Sox411625.39012.0151161-1011-85-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1216358.521
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123St. Louis Cardinals483117.646--2321904213-717-11W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1145955.518
235New York Mets432716.6281.51771294812-1015-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1195663.471
346Pittsburgh Pirates462719.5873.01971475012-1015-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1167046.603
4714Chicago Cubs472225.4688.5182215-339-1613-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1156154.530
5917Montreal Expos401822.4509.0136155-197-1411-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1215368.438
61123Philadelphia Phillies441628.36413.0128186-587-159-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1185167.432
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants483414.708--2201536716-818-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1145658.491
259Houston Astros472423.5119.51601372311-1013-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1155560.478
3611Los Angeles Dodgers482424.50010.0196192413-1211-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1146549.570
4815Atlanta Braves482226.45812.0184211-2711-1511-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1146054.526
51020Cincinnati Reds471928.40414.5150176-268-1611-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1156055.522
61224San Diego Padres481335.27121.0156227-717-186-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1134865.425


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Frank DuffySS24.227Traded by Reds with Vern Geishert to Giants for George Foster. 
George FosterOF22.179Traded by Giants to Reds for Vern Geishert and Frank Duffy. 
Vern GeishertP25.139Traded by Reds with Frank Duffy to Giants for George Foster.