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Games on 1971-05-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals7Boston Red Sox3BoxBruce Dal CantonRay CulpTed Abernathy
Kansas City Royals9Boston Red Sox4BoxDick DragoGary PetersTom Burgmeier
Baltimore Orioles0Chicago White Sox1BoxTommy JohnJim Palmer(none)
Baltimore Orioles11Chicago White Sox3BoxDave McNallyJoe HorlenTom Dukes
Cleveland Indians5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxKen SandersPhil Hennigan(none)
Detroit Tigers2Minnesota Twins6BoxJim KaatMickey Lolich(none)
Oakland Athletics3New York Yankees5BoxFritz PetersonCatfish Hunter(none)
Oakland Athletics6New York Yankees3BoxBlue Moon OdomMike KekichRollie Fingers
California Angels0Washington Senators II4BoxDenny RiddlebergerTom MurphyCasey Cox
Houston Astros4Cincinnati Reds1BoxLarry DierkerTony Cloninger(none)
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon SuttonErnie McAnallyJim Brewer
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxSteve BlassFergie Jenkins(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres1BoxJim BunningAl SeverinsenBucky Brandon
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres6BoxBob MillerBarry Lersch(none)
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants2BoxJerry JohnsonJerry Koosman(none)
Atlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJerry ReussGeorge Stone(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox472918.617--2232041911-918-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1155659.487
237Baltimore Orioles462719.5871.52121625013-1114-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1127438.661
348Detroit Tigers482622.5423.52031871611-1615-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1146549.570
4815New York Yankees472126.4478.0179192-1310-1511-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1156154.530
5917Cleveland Indians462026.4358.5154197-4311-149-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1164076.345
61222Washington Senators II471829.38311.0147202-557-1411-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1124567.402
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics513318.647--2331934019-814-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1106842.618
2510Kansas City Royals452322.5117.0173165813-1110-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1166254.534
3612Minnesota Twins492524.5107.02221923012-1313-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1114962.441
4713California Angels502327.4609.5169198-2912-1211-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1125359.473
51018Milwaukee Brewers441925.43210.5141148-710-119-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1175067.427
61120Chicago White Sox441826.40911.5158174-1611-87-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1186157.517
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122St. Louis Cardinals503317.660--2431954813-719-11W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1125755.509
235Pittsburgh Pirates482919.6043.02131476612-1017-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1146846.596
346New York Mets452718.6003.51801354512-1215-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1175661.479
4714Chicago Cubs492227.44910.5182231-499-1813-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1136152.540
5919Montreal Expos431825.41911.5147172-257-1711-8L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1185365.449
61123Philadelphia Phillies471730.36214.5135195-608-179-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1155065.435
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants513714.725--2351657016-821-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1115358.477
259Los Angeles Dodgers502624.52010.5202193913-1213-12W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1126349.563
3611Houston Astros492524.51011.01651402512-1113-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1135459.478
4816Atlanta Braves502228.44014.5189222-3311-1711-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1126052.536
51021Cincinnati Reds492029.40816.0153181-288-1612-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1135954.522
61224San Diego Padres511536.29422.0167235-687-188-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1104664.418