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Saturday August 21,1971This 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 1971-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins1Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim PalmerJim Kaat(none)
New York Yankees1California Angels2BoxDave LaRocheAl Closter(none)
Chicago White Sox4Cleveland Indians9BoxRay LambTommy JohnEd Farmer
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers7BoxMickey LolichSkip Lockwood(none)
Washington Senators II5Kansas City Royals8BoxMike HedlundMike ThompsonTom Burgmeier
Boston Red Sox1Oakland Athletics4BoxCatfish HunterRay Culp(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Atlanta Braves8BoxGeorge StoneSteve Carlton(none)
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs0BoxJack BillinghamBill Hands(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds6BoxJim MerrittDock Ellis(none)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos4BoxMike MarshallJerry Johnson(none)
San Diego Padres1New York Mets2BoxTom SeaverDave Roberts(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Philadelphia Phillies3BoxWoodie FrymanBill Singer(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1207545.625--55541913637-2738-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium382612.684
237Boston Red Sox1256758.53610.5532528429-2938-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park371819.486
348Detroit Tigers1256758.53610.55495222729-3938-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium372413.649
4612New York Yankees1266363.50015.05104941628-3435-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I361917.528
51020Washington Senators II1245371.42724.0426499-7323-3530-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium351025.286
61223Cleveland Indians1265175.40527.0415537-12227-3724-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium36927.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1247945.637--54343910447-2032-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372215.595
2510Kansas City Royals1246460.51615.04714304132-3332-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium372116.568
3716Chicago White Sox1256164.48818.5476476030-3031-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park371819.486
4817California Angels1275968.46521.5415459-4433-3426-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium351718.486
5918Minnesota Twins1235667.45522.5507539-3225-3431-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium371819.486
61121Milwaukee Brewers1235172.41527.5403460-5722-3229-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium381820.474
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1277453.583--61247513733-2841-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium352312.657
235Chicago Cubs1246856.5484.54974692832-3436-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field381523.395
346St. Louis Cardinals1286959.5395.5572570233-3035-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II342113.618
4814New York Mets1236162.49611.04534262730-3431-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium392217.564
51019Philadelphia Phillies1255471.43219.0434529-9527-3927-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium371324.351
61122Montreal Expos1225072.41021.5435544-10927-3823-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park392118.538
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1277453.583--5605144629-3045-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park351619.457
259Los Angeles Dodgers1266759.5326.55164546234-2633-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium362214.611
3611Atlanta Braves1236360.5129.0496517-2128-3335-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium391920.487
4713Houston Astros1226161.50010.54574332428-3333-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome401822.450
5915Cincinnati Reds1276265.48812.0456448824-3838-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium351718.486
61224San Diego Padres1224577.36926.5368477-10917-4328-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium391623.410


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom BrunoP18.207Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals.