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Wednesday August 4,1971This 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 1971-08-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles5BoxPete RichertKen Tatum(none)
Chicago White Sox10California Angels3BoxTommy JohnAndy Messersmith(none)
New York Yankees7Cleveland Indians3BoxStan BahnsenRay LambLindy McDaniel
Washington Senators II1Detroit Tigers2BoxMickey LolichDick Bosman(none)
Minnesota Twins1Kansas City Royals2BoxDick DragoBert Blyleven(none)
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals3BoxAl FitzmorrisRay Corbin(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Oakland Athletics6BoxChuck DobsonMarcelino LopezBob Locker
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs3BoxMilt PappasFred Norman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Houston Astros2BoxKen ForschAl Downing(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Montreal Expos4BoxMike MarshallMudcat Grant(none)
Cincinnati Reds1New York Mets0BoxGary NolanGary GentryClay Carroll
Atlanta Braves5Philadelphia Phillies3BoxMike McQueenBucky Brandon(none)
San Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob GibsonGaylord Perry(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1056639.629--49336612729-2237-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium533518.660
235Boston Red Sox1086246.5745.54724324028-2834-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park542331.426
348Detroit Tigers1095851.53210.04624521022-3236-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium533320.623
4614New York Yankees1115556.49514.0459453628-3227-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I512724.529
51121Washington Senators II1074463.41123.0358446-8821-3423-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium521933.365
61222Cleveland Indians1114467.39625.0363467-10421-3023-37L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium511635.314
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1086939.639--48537810740-1829-21W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum533221.604
2511Kansas City Royals1065452.50914.04003762425-2929-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium553124.564
3715California Angels1125359.47318.0379415-3630-2823-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium502327.460
4816Chicago White Sox1095158.46818.5419423-425-2826-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park532825.528
5918Minnesota Twins1084959.45420.0439477-3822-3127-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium522527.481
61020Milwaukee Brewers1084662.42623.0355399-4420-2826-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium532330.434
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1106842.618--56041214831-2637-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium522923.558
236St. Louis Cardinals1126250.5547.0503501229-2532-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II502822.560
347Chicago Cubs1095950.5418.54464262028-3031-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field532429.453
4712New York Mets1085553.50912.03953752025-2630-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium542826.519
51019Philadelphia Phillies1114863.43220.5398476-7822-3226-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium511932.373
61123Montreal Expos1104367.39125.0392509-11722-3421-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park512823.549
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1136746.593--5054604528-2439-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park492326.469
259Los Angeles Dodgers1115952.5327.04704135730-2429-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium513021.588
3610Houston Astros1065551.5198.54053663923-2632-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome562432.429
4813Atlanta Braves1085454.50010.5427441-1426-3328-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium542826.519
5917Cincinnati Reds1135261.46015.0388414-2624-3828-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium492722.551
61224San Diego Padres1093871.34927.0336432-9614-4024-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium522329.442