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Monday August 30,1971This 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 1971-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos6Chicago Cubs2BoxSteve RenkoBill HandsMike Marshall
San Diego Padres1Cincinnati Reds2BoxJoe GibbonAl SeverinsenWayne Granger
San Diego Padres4Cincinnati Reds3BoxClay KirbyWayne Granger(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Houston Astros2BoxAl DowningKen ForschJim Brewer
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxLuke WalkerBill WilsonDave Giusti
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxSteve CarltonJerry Koosman(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-30

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
3510Boston 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
51122Washington 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 Pirates1368056.588--67052214838-3142-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium26179.654
235St. Louis Cardinals1367660.5594.06125912137-3038-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II261412.538
347Chicago Cubs1327062.5308.05265052132-3438-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field301317.433
4611New York Mets1316665.50411.54854463930-3536-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium311714.548
51019Philadelphia Phillies1335776.42921.5456563-10727-4030-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium291019.345
61121Montreal Expos1295475.41922.5473579-10628-3826-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park321715.531
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1347856.582--5885434533-3345-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park281216.429
259Los Angeles Dodgers1347064.5228.05434915237-3133-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium28199.679
3712Atlanta Braves1316665.50410.5537577-4030-3436-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium311615.516
4814Cincinnati Reds1366769.49312.04954851027-4140-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium261214.462
5915Houston Astros1306367.48513.04764601629-3334-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome321616.500
61224San Diego Padres1304981.37727.0399498-9921-4728-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium311219.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Al SpanglerOF38.053Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.