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Saturday September 4,1971This 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 1971-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians11Boston Red Sox9BoxRich HandJim LonborgPhil Hennigan
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox1BoxAl FitzmorrisTom BradleyTed Abernathy
California Angels1Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBill ParsonsRudy May(none)
Oakland Athletics5Minnesota Twins4BoxCatfish HunterJim KaatRollie Fingers
Detroit Tigers9New York Yankees1BoxJoe ColemanAl Closter(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Washington Senators II2BoxJim PalmerDenny McLain(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxAl DowningJim McGlothlin(none)
New York Mets6Philadelphia Phillies5BoxTug McGrawDick Selma(none)
New York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJim McAndrewBarry LerschDanny Frisella
Montreal Expos6Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxDave GiustiMike Marshall(none)
Atlanta Braves11San Diego Padres7BoxJim NashClay Kirby(none)
Houston Astros0San Francisco Giants1BoxDon CarrithersKen Forsch(none)
Chicago Cubs7St. Louis Cardinals5BoxMilt PappasSteve CarltonPhil Regan

Standings as of 1971-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1338449.632--61045815240-2944-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium25178.680
236Detroit Tigers1387662.55110.56045554931-3945-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium24159.625
3510Boston Red Sox1387266.52214.5586580631-3541-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park241311.542
4614New York Yankees1386771.48619.5548539931-3836-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I24159.625
51121Washington Senators II1375780.41629.0465567-10227-4230-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium22616.273
61223Cleveland Indians1395584.39632.0482624-14229-4126-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium23518.217
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1388949.645--61447713750-2239-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum231211.522
247Kansas City Royals1377364.53315.55204764436-3537-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium241212.500
3716Chicago White Sox1376473.46724.5516523-733-3631-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park251510.600
4817California Angels1386474.46425.0440497-5734-3530-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium241212.500
5918Minnesota Twins1356273.45925.5558589-3128-3834-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium251213.480
61019Milwaukee Brewers1365977.43429.0454512-5827-3532-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium251015.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1408357.593--69854615238-3145-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium22148.636
235St. Louis Cardinals1407862.5575.06266071937-3040-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II221210.545
359Chicago Cubs1387365.5299.0553544933-3540-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field241014.417
4611New York Mets1377166.51810.55124565635-3636-30W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium251213.480
51020Montreal Expos1355778.42223.5513609-9631-4126-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park261412.538
61122Philadelphia Phillies1395782.41025.5475599-12427-4230-40L8T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium231013.435
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1388256.594--6185496933-3349-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park24816.333
248Los Angeles Dodgers1397465.5328.55695096039-3235-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium23158.652
3712Atlanta Braves1356768.49613.5550600-5031-3736-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium271512.556
4813Cincinnati Reds1406872.48615.0504497727-4341-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium221111.500
5915Houston Astros1356471.47416.5494495-129-3535-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome271512.556
61224San Diego Padres1345183.38129.0413514-10122-4829-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium271017.370