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Friday August 6,1971This 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 1971-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox0BoxJoe ColemanRay Culp(none)
Minnesota Twins0California Angels2BoxAndy MessersmithJim Perry(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Kansas City Royals1BoxSkip LockwoodPaul SplittorffKen Sanders
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees12BoxFritz PetersonPat Dobson(none)
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics0BoxTom BradleyBlue Moon Odom(none)
Cleveland Indians3Washington Senators II7BoxBill GogolewskiSteve Hargan(none)
New York Mets9Atlanta Braves1BoxTom SeaverPat Jarvis(none)
Montreal Expos1Cincinnati Reds9BoxDon GullettSteve Renko(none)
San Diego Padres4Houston Astros3BoxDave RobertsJim RayBob Miller
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxBill WilsonDock Ellis(none)
San Francisco Giants8St. Louis Cardinals12BoxDon ShawDon McMahonDaryl Patterson

Standings as of 1971-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1076641.617--49638311329-2437-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium513516.686
235Boston Red Sox1106347.5734.54774383928-2835-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park522230.423
349Detroit Tigers1115952.5329.04684571123-3336-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium513219.627
4613New York Yankees1135756.50412.04764562028-3229-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I492524.510
51121Washington Senators II1094564.41322.0366456-9021-3424-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium501832.360
61222Cleveland Indians1134568.39824.0373475-10222-3123-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium491534.306
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1107040.636--48738610140-1830-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum513120.608
2510Kansas City Royals1085553.50914.04083822625-2930-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium533023.566
3715Chicago White Sox1115358.47717.5427423427-2826-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park512625.510
4816California Angels1145460.47418.0381416-3530-2824-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium482226.458
5918Minnesota Twins1104961.44521.0443486-4322-3327-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502525.500
61020Milwaukee Brewers1104763.42723.0358402-4421-2926-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium512229.431
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1126943.616--56941715232-2637-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium502822.560
236St. Louis Cardinals1146450.5616.0518511729-2534-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II482622.542
347Chicago Cubs1106050.5458.04494262328-3032-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field522329.442
4712New York Mets1105654.50912.04053782726-2730-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium522725.519
51019Philadelphia Phillies1124963.43820.0401478-7723-3226-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium501832.360
61123Montreal Expos1124369.38426.0395525-13022-3521-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park492821.571
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1156748.583--5154754028-2639-22L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park472324.489
258Los Angeles Dodgers1126052.5365.54734136031-2429-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium502921.580
3611Houston Astros1085553.5098.54083733523-2632-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome542430.444
4814Atlanta Braves1105555.5009.5430451-2126-3329-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium522725.519
5917Cincinnati Reds1145361.46513.5397415-1824-3829-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium482622.542
61224San Diego Padres1113972.35126.0340438-9815-4124-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium502228.440


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe HendersonP25.033Traded by Union Laguna (Mexican) to White Sox for Alfredo Mariscal.