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Sunday May 16,1971This 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 1971-05-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6California Angels2BoxSkip LockwoodArchie ReynoldsKen Sanders
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals2BoxChuck DobsonJim RookerBob Locker
Oakland Athletics4Kansas City Royals10BoxJim YorkBob LockerTed Abernathy
Chicago White Sox2Minnesota Twins6BoxPete HammTom BradleyRay Corbin
Detroit Tigers5Washington Senators II4BoxJoe ColemanDenny Riddleberger(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Atlanta Braves3BoxRick WisePat JarvisWoodie Fryman
San Diego Padres8Chicago Cubs9BoxEarl StephensonAl Santorini(none)
San Diego Padres4Chicago Cubs6BoxKen HoltzmanClay KirbyPhil Regan
Montreal Expos9Cincinnati Reds3BoxSteve RenkoRoss GrimsleyMike Marshall
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros12BoxLarry DierkerJerry ReussJim Ray
New York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDock EllisNolan RyanDave Giusti
Los Angeles Dodgers9San Francisco Giants6BoxJim BrewerDon McMahonJoe Moeller

Standings as of 1971-05-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Boston Red Sox312011.645--149124259-711-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1316566.496
235Baltimore Orioles321913.5941.5135102338-811-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1268244.651
3714Detroit Tigers331617.4855.0130142-127-129-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1297554.581
4815New York Yankees311516.4845.0116121-58-87-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1316764.511
5918Washington Senators II341519.4416.5117140-235-810-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1254877.384
61222Cleveland Indians321220.3758.597141-446-116-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1304882.369
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Oakland Athletics392514.641--1731442917-68-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1227646.623
249Minnesota Twins351817.5145.0153135187-811-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1255669.448
3611Kansas City Royals371819.4866.014013289-109-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1246757.540
4510California Angels371819.4866.0121126-510-88-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1255867.464
51019Milwaukee Brewers321418.4387.58696-108-86-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1295574.426
61120Chicago White Sox331320.3949.0119133-149-64-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1296663.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122New York Mets322111.656--135944110-611-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1306268.477
236Pittsburgh Pirates342014.5882.01461064010-710-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1287751.602
347St. Louis Cardinals362115.5832.0150141913-77-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1266957.548
458Chicago Cubs361917.5284.0140147-78-1211-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1266462.508
5816Montreal Expos271314.4815.58796-96-97-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1345876.433
61123Philadelphia Phillies321022.31311.092142-505-115-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1305773.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants372710.730--1641105411-416-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1256362.504
2612Los Angeles Dodgers371819.4869.0146146010-98-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1257154.568
3713Atlanta Braves351718.4869.0127145-189-88-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1276562.512
4917Houston Astros351619.45710.0127115127-99-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1276364.496
51021Cincinnati Reds341321.38212.5112134-225-128-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1286662.516
61224San Diego Padres351025.28616.0118168-504-136-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1265175.405


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Fred BeeneP28.173Traded by Orioles with Fred Beene, Al Severinsen and Tom Phoebus to Padres for Tom Dukes and Pat Dobson. Enzo Hernandez returned to Orioles.