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Games on 1971-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles3BoxFritz PetersonPete Richert(none)
Oakland Athletics0Chicago White Sox4BoxTom BradleyRollie Fingers(none)
Washington Senators II5Cleveland Indians3BoxDick BosmanSteve HarganDarold Knowles
Boston Red Sox9Detroit Tigers10BoxTom TimmermannKen Tatum(none)
Kansas City Royals5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxDick DragoMarty PattinTed Abernathy
California Angels4Minnesota Twins3BoxAndy MessersmithBert Blyleven(none)
Houston Astros5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxWade BlasingameBill SingerDenny Lemaster
Cincinnati Reds2Montreal Expos3BoxCarl MortonGary NolanMike Marshall
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets0BoxSteve BlassJerry Koosman(none)
Atlanta Braves6Philadelphia Phillies2BoxRon ReedBarry Lersch(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Diego Padres0BoxSteve CarltonTom Phoebus(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants5BoxGaylord PerryKen Holtzman(none)

Standings as of 1971-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Baltimore Orioles972.778--4226162-05-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1499455.631
3613Washington Senators II1055.5002.5404001-14-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1495891.389
2511New York Yankees1055.5002.5363063-42-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1527775.507
4815Boston Red Sox945.4443.0515103-51-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1538172.529
5916Cleveland Indians734.4293.03036-60-13-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1555798.368
61018Detroit Tigers1046.4003.54452-82-52-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1528765.572
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123California Angels1174.636--362796-21-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1516982.457
236Oakland Athletics1275.5830.54652-65-22-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1499455.631
348Milwaukee Brewers954.5561.0232213-12-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1526488.421
4714Kansas City Royals1156.4552.03742-54-31-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1508070.533
61122Minnesota Twins1147.3643.03236-43-21-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1497079.470
51220Chicago White Sox1147.3643.03639-32-02-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1517576.497
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Pittsburgh Pirates1064.600--3925144-42-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1529161.599
247New York Mets743.5710.51216-40-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1557976.510
359St. Louis Cardinals1165.5450.55336174-22-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1518467.556
4712Montreal Expos633.5001.02024-41-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1556887.439
51021Chicago Cubs1147.3642.53254-223-61-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1517972.523
61123Philadelphia Phillies936.3332.53843-50-23-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1536489.418
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants1192.818--5727304-25-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1518170.536
224Atlanta Braves1064.6002.54347-44-02-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1527676.500
3610Houston Astros1376.5383.0494362-45-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1497277.483
4817Los Angeles Dodgers1257.4174.54248-61-24-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1508466.560
5919Cincinnati Reds835.3754.5292633-30-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1547678.494
61224San Diego Padres1037.3005.53156-252-21-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1515893.384