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Games on 1971-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox0California Angels1BoxAndy MessersmithSonny SiebertLloyd Allen
Minnesota Twins8Cleveland Indians4BoxBert BlylevenSteve Dunning(none)
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers4BoxJoe ColemanRich Hinton(none)
New York Yankees0Kansas City Royals4BoxPaul SplittorffStan Bahnsen(none)
Washington Senators II2Oakland Athletics6BoxBlue Moon OdomBill Gogolewski(none)
Atlanta Braves0Chicago Cubs3BoxMilt PappasRon Reed(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Houston Astros3BoxDock EllisJack BillinghamDave Giusti
Cincinnati Reds8St. Louis Cardinals7BoxWayne GrangerFrank LinzyJoe Gibbon

Standings as of 1971-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1247945.637--57643214437-2742-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium342212.647
237Detroit Tigers1307060.53812.05655333229-3941-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium322111.656
3510Boston Red Sox1316863.51914.5552552030-3438-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park311714.548
4612New York Yankees1316566.49617.5517511630-3735-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I311714.548
51020Washington Senators II1295574.42626.5443518-7525-3830-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium30822.267
61223Cleveland Indians1315279.39730.5445572-12727-3725-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium31823.258
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1308347.638--57045211847-2036-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum311813.581
249Kansas City Royals1296861.52714.54914474432-3336-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium321715.531
3716Chicago White Sox1306268.47721.0493498-531-3431-34L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park321715.531
4817California Angels1326270.47022.0428473-4533-3429-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium301416.467
5918Minnesota Twins1285870.45324.0525560-3527-3731-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium321616.500
61121Milwaukee Brewers1275473.42527.5427484-5725-3329-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium341519.441
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1337855.586--65951214737-3041-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium291910.655
235St. Louis Cardinals1337360.5495.06015861537-3035-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II291712.586
346Chicago Cubs1297059.5436.05174902732-3438-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field331320.394
4713New York Mets1276364.49612.04684373130-3433-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium352015.571
51019Philadelphia Phillies1295673.43420.0440541-10127-3929-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium331122.333
61122Montreal Expos1265274.41322.5458563-10527-3825-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park351916.543
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1317655.580--5725314131-3245-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park311417.452
258Los Angeles Dodgers1306961.5316.55344746036-2833-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium322012.625
3611Cincinnati Reds1326666.50010.54874721527-3939-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium301317.433
4814Atlanta Braves1296465.49611.0528570-4228-3436-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium331815.545
5915Houston Astros1276265.48812.04684521629-3333-32L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome351718.486
61224San Diego Padres1264779.37326.5380484-10419-4528-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium351421.400