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Games on 1971-05-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox5BoxJim LonborgBill Denehy(none)
Minnesota Twins1California Angels3BoxTom MurphyJim Kaat(none)
Baltimore Orioles6New York Yankees2BoxMike CuellarFritz Peterson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Oakland Athletics5BoxCatfish HunterMarty Pattin(none)
Cleveland Indians7Washington Senators II3BoxSam McDowellDenny McLainVince Colbert
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves8BoxMike McQueenJim McAndrewBob Priddy
San Francisco Giants7Chicago Cubs3BoxRon BryantMilt PappasJerry Johnson
Philadelphia Phillies3Cincinnati Reds4BoxDon GullettBarry LerschJoe Gibbon
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros3BoxFred GladdingBob Miller(none)
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob JohnsonMike Marshall(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5St. Louis Cardinals6BoxMoe DrabowskyJim Brewer(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox332211.667--157129289-713-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1296366.488
237Baltimore Orioles342014.5882.5144110349-911-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1248143.653
3714New York Yankees331617.4856.0124130-68-88-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1296663.512
4816Detroit Tigers351619.4577.0135150-157-149-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1277552.591
51019Washington Senators II361521.4178.5123153-305-810-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1234875.390
61120Cleveland Indians341420.4128.5110147-378-116-9W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1284682.359
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics402614.650--1781463217-69-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1217546.620
249Minnesota Twins371918.5145.5157140178-911-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1235568.447
3511California Angels391920.4876.5126130-410-89-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1235766.463
4612Kansas City Royals371819.4866.514013289-109-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1246757.540
5918Milwaukee Brewers331419.4248.588101-138-96-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1285573.430
61221Chicago White Sox331320.3949.5119133-149-64-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1296663.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124New York Mets342113.618--1441063810-811-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1286266.484
235Pittsburgh Pirates362214.611--1551134210-712-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1267551.595
346St. Louis Cardinals372215.5950.51561461013-78-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1256857.544
4510Chicago Cubs371918.5143.5143154-118-1211-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1256461.512
5917Montreal Expos291316.4485.594105-116-117-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1325874.439
61123Philadelphia Phillies341123.32410.098148-506-125-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1285672.438
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants382810.737--1711135812-416-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1246262.500
268Atlanta Braves371918.5148.5139154-159-810-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1256362.504
3713Houston Astros371819.4869.5132117157-911-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1256164.488
4815Los Angeles Dodgers381820.47410.0151152-110-108-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1247153.573
51022Cincinnati Reds361422.38913.0118140-225-129-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1266561.516
61224San Diego Padres371027.27017.5120173-534-156-12L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1245173.411