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Sunday August 15,1971This 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 1971-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals5Boston Red Sox1BoxMike HedlundRay CulpTom Burgmeier
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox2BoxWilbur WoodPat Dobson(none)
Cleveland Indians2Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBill ParsonsSam McDowellKen Sanders
Detroit Tigers7Minnesota Twins5BoxMike KilkennyJim PerryFred Scherman
Oakland Athletics6New York Yankees4BoxVida BlueJack Aker(none)
California Angels4Washington Senators II3BoxMel QueenPaul LindbladRickey Clark
Houston Astros5Atlanta Braves4BoxGeorge CulverCecil Upshaw(none)
Chicago Cubs1Cincinnati Reds5BoxRoss GrimsleyJuan Pizarro(none)
Montreal Expos6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxSteve RenkoBill Singer(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxFrank LinzyBob MillerMoe Drabowsky
Philadelphia Phillies4San Diego Padres5BoxDick KelleyBill Wilson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2San Diego Padres3BoxDave RobertsBarry Lersch(none)
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants6BoxJuan MarichalJim McAndrew(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1157144.617--53440213234-2737-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium433013.698
237Detroit Tigers1206555.5428.55315042729-3636-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium422616.619
3510Boston Red Sox1206456.5339.5517512528-2836-28L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park422121.500
4613New York Yankees1216061.49614.04964801628-3232-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I412219.537
51121Washington Senators II1194970.41224.0389482-9321-3428-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium401426.350
61222Cleveland Indians1214972.40525.0398507-10926-3523-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium411130.268
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1207842.650--53541911647-1831-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412318.561
249Kansas City Royals1186355.53414.04523985432-3031-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium432221.512
3715Chicago White Sox1205763.47521.0449458-929-2928-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park422220.524
4817California Angels1225666.45923.0395445-5032-3224-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium402020.500
5918Minnesota Twins1185365.44924.0481523-4224-3329-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium422121.500
61020Milwaukee Brewers1185167.43226.0391438-4722-3029-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium431825.419
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1217150.587--58845113732-2639-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium412615.634
235St. Louis Cardinals1236954.5613.05545401433-2535-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II392118.538
346Chicago Cubs1186454.5425.54754532230-3334-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field441925.432
4814New York Mets1185860.49211.54404162428-3330-27L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium442519.568
51019Philadelphia Phillies1215368.43818.0425508-8327-3726-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium411427.341
61123Montreal Expos1194772.39523.0416540-12426-3821-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park422418.571
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1237251.585--5445053929-2843-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park391821.462
258Los Angeles Dodgers1216556.5376.05014376433-2532-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium412417.585
3611Houston Astros1165957.5099.54374092826-2933-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome462026.435
4712Atlanta Braves1186058.5089.5475493-1828-3332-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium442222.500
5916Cincinnati Reds1215764.47114.0427432-524-3833-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium412219.537
61224San Diego Padres1194475.37026.0364462-9816-4228-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium421725.405


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave RickettsC36.034Released by Pirates.