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Games on 1971-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim PalmerTom Murphy(none)
Boston Red Sox4Chicago White Sox3BoxBill LeeTom BradleySparky Lyle
Kansas City Royals2Cleveland Indians0BoxBruce Dal CantonSteve HarganTed Abernathy
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers6BoxTom TimmermannJim Roland(none)
Washington Senators II0Milwaukee Brewers2BoxBill ParsonsDick Bosman(none)
New York Yankees5Minnesota Twins6BoxRay CorbinLindy McDaniel(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxAl DowningJim McGlothlin(none)
Chicago Cubs1New York Mets2BoxNolan RyanMilt PappasDanny Frisella
St. Louis Cardinals7Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJerry ReussChris Short(none)
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres3BoxAl SeverinsenPat Jarvis(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10San Francisco Giants2BoxBob MooseSteve StoneMudcat Grant

Standings as of 1971-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox23158.652--11899195-510-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1397069.504
235Baltimore Orioles23149.6091.010778297-77-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1358748.644
3613Washington Senators II251213.4804.08592-74-38-10L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1345183.381
4715Detroit Tigers231112.4784.0100110-106-105-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1398059.576
5816New York Yankees221012.4554.58897-93-67-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1407268.514
61223Cleveland Indians24816.3337.573111-384-114-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1385286.377
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics291811.621--1241101410-38-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1328349.629
248California Angels261412.5382.5948867-37-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1366274.456
3510Kansas City Royals251312.5203.0978896-67-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1367264.529
4917Minnesota Twins251114.4405.01069887-84-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1356372.467
51018Milwaukee Brewers231013.4355.05669-136-74-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1385979.428
61119Chicago White Sox241014.4175.58694-88-42-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1386969.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets23158.652--8665218-57-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1396871.489
236Pittsburgh Pirates251510.6001.010469356-59-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1378255.599
347St. Louis Cardinals281612.5711.510710078-47-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1347460.552
459Montreal Expos1798.5293.04951-25-74-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1446282.431
5920Chicago Cubs251015.4006.086109-233-107-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1377364.533
61122Philadelphia Phillies23815.3487.07498-244-94-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1395980.424
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants26197.731--115754011-48-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1367165.522
2611Los Angeles Dodgers271413.5195.510310129-75-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1357560.556
3712Atlanta Braves241212.5006.094104-106-36-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1387068.507
4814Houston Astros251213.4806.5867794-58-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1376770.489
51021Cincinnati Reds23914.3918.57476-23-66-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1397069.504
61224San Diego Padres24618.25012.067120-534-92-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1375582.401