Tips Updates
Minor Leagues
Extra Bases

Saturday May 15,1971This date in baseball
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

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

Select a Date

Month Day Year

Games on 1971-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles7Boston Red Sox4BoxDave McNallyMike NagyPete Richert
Milwaukee Brewers1California Angels4BoxAndy MessersmithLew Krausse(none)
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals5BoxBruce Dal CantonDarold KnowlesTed Abernathy
Chicago White Sox8Minnesota Twins2BoxBart JohnsonJim PerryJoe Horlen
Cleveland Indians4New York Yankees2BoxAlan FosterStan BahnsenPhil Hennigan
Detroit Tigers3Washington Senators II4BoxPaul LindbladTom Timmermann(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves6BoxPhil NiekroChris Short(none)
San Diego Padres4Chicago Cubs6BoxFergie JenkinsDick Kelley(none)
Montreal Expos1Cincinnati Reds6BoxJim McGlothlinErnie McAnallyJoe Gibbon
St. Louis Cardinals6Houston Astros5BoxSteve CarltonTom GriffinChuck Taylor
New York Mets9Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRay SadeckiSteve Blass(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0San Francisco Giants1BoxJuan MarichalBill Singer(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Boston Red Sox312011.645--149124259-711-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1316566.496
236Baltimore Orioles321913.5941.5135102338-811-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1268244.651
3713New York Yankees311516.4845.0116121-58-87-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1316764.511
4815Detroit Tigers321517.4695.5125138-136-129-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1307654.585
5917Washington Senators II331518.4556.0113135-225-810-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1264878.381
61222Cleveland Indians321220.3758.597141-446-116-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1304882.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics372413.649--1651323316-58-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1247747.621
349California Angels361818.5005.5119120-110-88-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1265868.460
2510Minnesota Twins341717.5005.5147133147-810-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1265769.452
4612Kansas City Royals351718.4866.012812449-108-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1266858.540
51019Milwaukee Brewers311318.4198.08094-147-86-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1305674.431
61120Chicago White Sox321319.4068.5117127-109-54-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1306664.508
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Mets312110.677--133904310-511-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1316269.473
235St. Louis Cardinals352114.6002.01461291713-67-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1276958.543
347Pittsburgh Pirates331914.5763.01421043810-79-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1297851.605
4511Chicago Cubs341717.5005.5125135-108-129-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1286662.516
5816Montreal Expos261214.4626.57893-155-97-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1355976.437
61224Philadelphia Phillies31922.29012.088139-514-115-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1315873.443
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants36279.750--1581015711-416-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1266363.500
268Atlanta Braves341717.5009.0124141-179-88-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1286563.508
3714Los Angeles Dodgers361719.47210.0137140-39-98-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1267254.571
4918Houston Astros341519.44111.011511147-98-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1286464.500
51021Cincinnati Reds331320.39412.5109125-165-128-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1296663.512
61123San Diego Padres331023.30315.5106153-474-116-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1285177.398


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Luis TiantP30.173Released by Braves.