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Saturday August 28,1971This date in baseball
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Games on 1971-08-28

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers4Baltimore Orioles9BoxDave McNallyMarty PattinEddie Watt
Milwaukee Brewers3Baltimore Orioles0BoxLew KrausseMike CuellarKen Sanders
Boston Red Sox6California Angels2BoxRoger MoretClyde Wright(none)
Minnesota Twins8Cleveland Indians9BoxMark BallingerRay Corbin(none)
Chicago White Sox4Detroit Tigers5BoxLes CainBart JohnsonFred Scherman
New York Yankees3Kansas City Royals4BoxMike HedlundFritz Peterson(none)
Washington Senators II6Oakland Athletics10BoxChuck DobsonMike ThompsonDarold Knowles
Atlanta Braves4Chicago Cubs3BoxPhil NiekroFergie Jenkins(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Houston Astros4BoxDon WilsonSteve Blass(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets9BoxTom SeaverClaude Osteen(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets2BoxTug McGrawJim Brewer(none)
San Francisco Giants5Philadelphia Phillies2BoxSteve HamiltonWoodie FrymanJerry Johnson
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRick WiseJohn Cumberland(none)
Cincinnati Reds0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBob GibsonGary Nolan(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1268046.635--58543914637-2743-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium322111.656
236Detroit Tigers1317160.54211.55705373329-3942-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium312011.645
359Boston Red Sox1326963.52314.0558554431-3438-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park301614.533
4614New York Yankees1326567.49218.0520515530-3835-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I301713.567
51121Washington Senators II1305575.42327.0449528-7925-3930-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium29821.276
61223Cleveland Indians1325379.40230.0454580-12627-3726-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium30723.233
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1318447.641--58045812247-2037-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301713.567
248Kansas City Royals1306961.53114.54954504532-3337-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium311615.516
3716Chicago White Sox1316269.47322.0497503-631-3531-34L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park311714.548
4817California Angels1336271.46623.0430479-4933-3429-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium291415.483
5918Minnesota Twins1295871.45025.0533569-3627-3831-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311615.516
61020Milwaukee Brewers1295574.42628.0434493-5926-3429-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium321418.438
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1347856.582--65951614337-3141-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium28199.679
235St. Louis Cardinals1347460.5524.06055861937-3036-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II281612.571
347Chicago Cubs1307060.5386.05204942632-3438-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field321319.406
4611New York Mets1296564.50410.54794403930-3435-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium331815.545
51019Philadelphia Phillies1315774.43519.5449549-10027-3930-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium311021.323
61122Montreal Expos1265274.41322.0458563-10527-3825-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park351916.543
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1337756.579--5805404032-3345-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park291316.448
2510Los Angeles Dodgers1326963.5237.55374855236-3033-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium302010.667
3712Atlanta Braves1306565.50010.5532573-4129-3436-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium321715.531
4813Cincinnati Reds1336667.49611.04874761127-4039-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium291316.448
5915Houston Astros1286365.49211.54724522029-3334-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome341618.471
61224San Diego Padres1264779.37326.5380484-10419-4528-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium351421.400

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby Cox3B30.099Released by Yankees.