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Thursday June 17,1971This 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 1971-06-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles3BoxPat DobsonMel Stottlemyre(none)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians3BoxLes CainSam McDowellFred Scherman
California Angels0Kansas City Royals5BoxDick DragoRudy May(none)
Chicago White Sox6Minnesota Twins7BoxRon PerranoskiJoe Horlen(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Chicago Cubs7BoxBill BonhamChris Zachary(none)
Atlanta Braves1Cincinnati Reds5BoxJim McGlothlinRon Reed(none)

Standings as of 1971-06-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles593821.644--2841978717-1121-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium996336.636
236Detroit Tigers633627.5714.02662412514-1922-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium995544.556
358Boston Red Sox613427.5575.0267258915-1519-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1015150.505
4714New York Yankees632934.46011.0233254-2116-1913-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I995346.535
5815Cleveland Indians612833.45911.0219236-1714-1614-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1013269.317
61223Washington Senators II592138.35617.0178258-809-1912-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1004258.420
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics624121.661--2952237223-818-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum996039.606
247Kansas City Royals583325.5696.02341993516-1217-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1035251.505
3612Minnesota Twins643232.50010.0269266316-1816-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium964254.438
4916California Angels652936.44613.5208255-4715-1514-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium974750.485
51021Milwaukee Brewers572235.38616.5174215-4112-1710-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1044757.452
61122Chicago White Sox582236.37917.0211236-2513-169-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1045747.548
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates644024.625--2972009719-1321-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium985741.582
235New York Mets593425.5763.52251784715-1419-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1034954.476
349St. Louis Cardinals673730.5524.5301298316-1420-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II955342.558
4611Chicago Cubs653332.5087.5253281-2814-1919-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field975047.515
51019Montreal Expos582533.43112.0188232-4410-2015-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1034657.447
61120Philadelphia Phillies612536.41013.5191245-5411-1914-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1014259.416
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants664125.621--2802295119-1422-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park964947.510
2510Los Angeles Dodgers643529.5475.02602342619-1516-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium985444.551
3713Houston Astros613031.4928.52001851513-1317-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1014952.485
5818Cincinnati Reds642836.43812.0202222-2013-1915-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium985147.520
4917Atlanta Braves642836.43812.0247285-3814-2214-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium985444.551
61224San Diego Padres652342.35417.5217272-5512-2211-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium963858.396


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ray Webster1B28.290Purchased by Cubs from Athletics.