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Games on 1971-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers2Baltimore Orioles3BoxPat DobsonJohn Morris(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Baltimore Orioles1BoxJim SlatonDave LeonhardKen Sanders
Boston Red Sox1California Angels2BoxRudy MayJim LonborgLloyd Allen
Minnesota Twins6Cleveland Indians5BoxJim PerrySam McDowellHal Haydel
Chicago White Sox6Detroit Tigers2BoxWilbur WoodMickey Lolich(none)
New York Yankees10Kansas City Royals3BoxAl ClosterDick Drago(none)
Washington Senators II3Oakland Athletics4BoxVida BluePete Broberg(none)
Washington Senators II0Oakland Athletics9BoxCatfish HunterDenny McLain(none)
Atlanta Braves5Chicago Cubs4BoxSteve BarberJuan PizarroJim Nash
Pittsburgh Pirates5Houston Astros2BoxBob JohnsonWade BlasingameDave Giusti
San Diego Padres1Montreal Expos6BoxErnie McAnallyDave Roberts(none)
San Diego Padres13Montreal Expos3BoxSteve ArlinBill Stoneman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3New York Mets4BoxTug McGrawBill Singer(none)
San Francisco Giants8Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJuan MarichalKen Reynolds(none)
Cincinnati Reds3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDon ShawWayne Granger(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1288147.633--58944514437-2744-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium302010.667
236Detroit Tigers1327161.53812.05725432929-3942-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium302010.667
359Boston Red Sox1336964.51914.5559556331-3538-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park291613.552
4613New York Yankees1336667.49617.55305181231-3835-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I291613.552
51121Washington Senators II1325577.41728.0452541-8925-4130-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium27819.296
61223Cleveland Indians1335380.39830.5459586-12727-3726-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium29722.241
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1338647.647--59346113247-2039-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281513.536
248Kansas City Royals1316962.52716.04984603832-3337-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium301614.533
3716Chicago White Sox1326369.47722.5503505-232-3531-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park301614.533
4817California Angels1346371.47023.5432480-4833-3430-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium281315.464
5918Minnesota Twins1305971.45425.5539574-3528-3831-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium301515.500
61020Milwaukee Brewers1315675.42729.0440497-5727-3529-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium301317.433
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1357956.585--66451814638-3141-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium27189.667
235St. Louis Cardinals1357560.5564.06095892037-3037-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II271512.556
347Chicago Cubs1317061.5347.05244992532-3438-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field311318.419
4611New York Mets1306664.50810.54834434030-3436-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium321715.531
51019Philadelphia Phillies1325775.43220.5452557-10527-3930-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium301020.333
61122Montreal Expos1285375.41422.5467577-11027-3826-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park331815.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1347856.582--5885434533-3345-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park281216.429
2510Los Angeles Dodgers1336964.5198.55404895136-3133-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium29209.690
3712Atlanta Braves1316665.50410.5537577-4030-3436-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium311615.516
4814Cincinnati Reds1346668.49312.04904801027-4139-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium281315.464
5915Houston Astros1296366.48812.54744571729-3334-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome331617.485
61224San Diego Padres1284880.37527.0394493-9920-4628-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium331320.394