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Monday August 16,1971This 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 1971-08-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels5Boston Red Sox6BoxSparky LyleRudy May(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJim PalmerSkip Lockwood(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins11BoxJim KaatRay Lamb(none)
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves0BoxFergie JenkinsTom Kelley(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Cincinnati Reds6BoxClay CarrollFrank Linzy(none)
New York Mets6Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxTom SeaverDoyle Alexander(none)
Houston Astros3Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxDock EllisJack BillinghamDave Giusti

Standings as of 1971-08-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1167244.621--53740413335-2737-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium422913.690
237Detroit Tigers1206555.5429.05315042729-3636-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium422616.619
348Boston Red Sox1216556.5379.5523517628-2837-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park412021.488
4613New York Yankees1216061.49614.54964801628-3232-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I412219.537
51121Washington Senators II1194970.41224.5389482-9321-3428-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium401426.350
61222Cleveland Indians1224973.40226.0400518-11826-3623-37L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium401129.275
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1207842.650--53541911647-1831-24W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum412318.561
259Kansas City Royals1186355.53414.04523985432-3031-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium432221.512
3716Chicago White Sox1205763.47521.0449458-929-2928-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park422220.524
4817California Angels1235667.45523.5400451-5132-3324-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium392019.513
5918Minnesota Twins1195465.45423.5492525-3324-3330-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium412021.488
61020Milwaukee Brewers1195168.42926.5393441-4822-3029-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium421824.429
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1227250.590--59645414232-2640-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium402515.625
235St. Louis Cardinals1246955.5564.05595461333-2635-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II382117.553
346Chicago Cubs1196554.5465.54784532531-3334-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field431825.419
4814New York Mets1195960.49611.54464163029-3330-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium432419.558
51019Philadelphia Phillies1215368.43818.5425508-8327-3726-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium411427.341
61123Montreal Expos1194772.39523.5416540-12426-3821-34W2T 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
2510Los Angeles Dodgers1226557.5336.55014435833-2532-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium402416.600
3611Houston Astros1175958.50410.04404172326-3033-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome452025.444
4712Atlanta Braves1196059.50410.0475496-2128-3332-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium432221.512
5915Cincinnati Reds1225864.47513.5433437-424-3834-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium402119.525
61224San Diego Padres1194475.37026.0364462-9816-4228-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium421725.405