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Friday January 1,1971This 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.

1971 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1971-01-01

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Standings at end of 1970 season.

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RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles16210854.667--79257421849-3259-22W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium000
234New York Yankees1639370.57115.56806126840-4253-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I-10-1
358Boston Red Sox1628775.53721.07867226435-4652-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park000
4714Detroit Tigers1627983.48829.0666731-6537-4442-39W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium000
5817Cleveland Indians1627686.46932.0649675-2633-4843-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium000
6920Washington Senators II1627092.43238.0626689-6330-5140-41L14T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Minnesota Twins1629864.605--74460513947-3451-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium000
245Oakland Athletics1628973.5499.06785938540-4149-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
369California Angels1628676.53112.0631630143-3843-38W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium000
41021Milwaukee Brewers1636697.40532.5613751-13827-5538-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D County Stadium-1-10
51122Kansas City Royals1626597.40133.0611705-9430-5335-44L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium000
61224Chicago White Sox16256106.34642.0633822-18925-5331-53L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Pittsburgh Pirates1628973.549--7296646539-4150-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium,Forbes Field000
2511Chicago Cubs1628478.5195.080667912738-4446-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field000
3612New York Mets1628379.5126.06956306539-4144-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium000
4915St. Louis Cardinals1627686.46913.0744747-342-3934-47L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II000
51018Montreal Expos1627488.45715.0687807-12034-4839-41L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park0-11
61119Philadelphia Phillies1617289.44716.5594730-13633-4840-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium01-1
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds16210260.630--7756819445-3657-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium,Crosley Field000
237Los Angeles Dodgers1618774.54014.57496846548-3239-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium000
3410San Francisco Giants1628676.53116.0831826538-4348-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park000
4713Houston Astros1627983.48823.0744763-1935-4644-37W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome000
5816Atlanta Braves1627686.46926.0736772-3634-4742-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium000
61223San Diego Padres1626399.38939.0681788-10732-4931-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium000

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Cy AcostaP24.040Purchased by White Sox from Jalisco (Mexican). 
John AndrewsP21.326Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Bob ApodacaP20.335Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Tom BrownP21.144Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals. 
Mike BruhertP19.191Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
Mike BuskeySS21.353Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
Henry CruzOF18.309Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Greg HeydemanP18.365Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
Leon HootenP22.272Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
Al JavierOF16.331Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
Rick KreugerP22.059Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
Gary LanceP22.102Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals. 
Luis QuintanaP19.007Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
Marv Staehle2B28.294Released by Expos. 
Angel TorresP18.069Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
Steve WaterburyP18.270Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals.