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Games on 1971-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Boston Red Sox5BoxGary PetersLes CainSparky Lyle
Chicago White Sox1California Angels0BoxWilbur WoodClyde Wright(none)
Minnesota Twins4Kansas City Royals7BoxTed AbernathyStan WilliamsTom Burgmeier
Baltimore Orioles0New York Yankees5BoxMel StottlemyreMike Cuellar(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Oakland Athletics2BoxCatfish HunterBill Parsons(none)
Cleveland Indians7Washington Senators II1BoxVince ColbertMike ThompsonEd Farmer
New York Mets1Atlanta Braves2BoxSteve BarberRon Taylor(none)
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs3BoxJuan PizarroClay Kirby(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Houston Astros0BoxBill SingerJack Billingham(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos2BoxBruce KisonJohn Strohmayer(none)
San Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxReggie ClevelandJuan MarichalMoe Drabowsky

Standings as of 1971-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1066640.623--49337112229-2337-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium523517.673
235Boston Red Sox1096346.5784.54774364128-2835-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park532231.415
349Detroit Tigers1105852.52710.0466457922-3336-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium523319.635
4614New York Yankees1125656.50013.04644531128-3228-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I502624.520
51121Washington Senators II1084464.40723.0359453-9421-3423-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium511932.373
61222Cleveland Indians1124567.40224.0370468-9822-3023-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium501535.300
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1097039.642--48737910840-1830-21W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum523121.596
2510Kansas City Royals1075552.51414.04073802725-2930-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium543024.556
3715Chicago White Sox1105258.47318.5420423-326-2826-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park522725.519
4816California Angels1135360.46919.0379416-3730-2823-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium492326.469
5918Minnesota Twins1094960.45021.0443484-4122-3227-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium512526.490
61020Milwaukee Brewers1094663.42224.0356401-4520-2926-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium522329.442
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1116942.622--56741415332-2637-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium512823.549
236St. Louis Cardinals1136350.5587.0506503329-2533-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492722.551
347Chicago Cubs1106050.5458.54494262328-3032-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field522329.442
4712New York Mets1095554.50513.03963771925-2730-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium532825.528
51019Philadelphia Phillies1114863.43221.0398476-7822-3226-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium511932.373
61123Montreal Expos1114368.38726.0394516-12222-3421-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park502822.560
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1146747.588--5074634428-2539-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park482325.479
258Los Angeles Dodgers1126052.5366.04734136031-2429-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium502921.580
3611Houston Astros1075552.5148.54053693623-2632-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome552431.436
4813Atlanta Braves1095554.5059.5429442-1326-3329-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium532726.509
5917Cincinnati Reds1135261.46014.5388414-2624-3828-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium492722.551
61224San Diego Padres1103872.34527.0336435-9914-4124-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium512328.451