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Sunday August 8,1971This 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 1971-08-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers8Boston Red Sox2BoxMickey LolichLuis Tiant(none)
Minnesota Twins2California Angels1BoxBert BlylevenTom Murphy(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Kansas City Royals7BoxDick DragoJim Slaton(none)
Baltimore Orioles1New York Yankees2BoxSteve KlineGrant Jackson(none)
Chicago White Sox9Oakland Athletics7BoxSteve KealeyChuck DobsonBart Johnson
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics1BoxWilbur WoodDiego Segui(none)
Cleveland Indians6Washington Senators II2BoxSteve DunningDenny McLainPhil Hennigan
New York Mets0Atlanta Braves5BoxPhil NiekroCharlie Williams(none)
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs2BoxGaylord PerryBill Hands(none)
San Francisco Giants0Chicago Cubs8BoxMilt PappasRon Bryant(none)
Montreal Expos3Cincinnati Reds6BoxClay CarrollJohn Strohmayer(none)
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros2BoxFred NormanDenny LemasterBob Miller
Philadelphia Phillies3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxWoodie FrymanSteve BlassJoe Hoerner
Philadelphia Phillies0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxBob JohnsonChris Short(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4St. Louis Cardinals2BoxDon SuttonJerry ReussJim Brewer

Standings as of 1971-08-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1096742.615--50038611430-2537-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium493415.694
235Boston Red Sox1126349.5635.54874582928-2835-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park502228.440
348Detroit Tigers1136152.5408.04884672125-3336-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium493019.612
4613New York Yankees1155857.50412.04794601928-3230-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I472423.511
51121Washington Senators II1114665.41422.0375462-8721-3425-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium481731.354
61222Cleveland Indians1154669.40024.0379484-10523-3223-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium471433.298
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1137142.628--4963989840-1831-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum483018.625
2510Kansas City Royals1105654.50913.54203903025-2931-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium512922.569
3715Chicago White Sox1145559.48216.5439432729-2926-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park482424.500
4816California Angels1165462.46618.5383425-4230-2824-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium462224.478
5918Minnesota Twins1125161.45519.5452488-3624-3327-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium482325.479
61020Milwaukee Brewers1124864.42922.5366414-4822-3026-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium492128.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1157045.609--57842515332-2638-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium472720.574
236St. Louis Cardinals1166551.5605.5523517629-2535-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II462521.543
347Chicago Cubs1136251.5497.04654353028-3034-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field492128.429
4712New York Mets1125755.50911.54253893627-2830-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium502624.520
51019Philadelphia Phillies1155164.44319.0409487-7825-3326-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium471631.340
61123Montreal Expos1144470.38625.5402534-13223-3621-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park472720.574
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1186850.576--5244913329-2839-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park442222.500
259Los Angeles Dodgers1146153.5355.04794186132-2529-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium482820.583
3611Houston Astros1105654.5098.04153793623-2633-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome522329.442
4814Atlanta Braves1125656.5009.0441471-3026-3330-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium502624.520
5917Cincinnati Reds1165462.46613.0406422-1624-3830-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium462521.543
61224San Diego Padres1134073.35425.5346445-9916-4224-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium482127.438