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Friday May 28,1971This 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 1971-05-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox4BoxSonny SiebertVida BlueBobby Bolin
Cleveland Indians4Chicago White Sox0BoxSam McDowellBart Johnson(none)
Detroit Tigers6Milwaukee Brewers3BoxLes CainBill ParsonsFred Scherman
Baltimore Orioles6Minnesota Twins7BoxJim PerryDave McNallyTom Hall
California Angels9New York Yankees6BoxAndy MessersmithSteve KlineDave LaRoche
Kansas City Royals5Washington Senators II0BoxKen WrightDenny McLain(none)
Houston Astros0Cincinnati Reds1BoxClay CarrollGeorge Culver(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxAl DowningChris Short(none)
Chicago Cubs4Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxMilt PappasLuke Walker(none)
Montreal Expos1San Francisco Giants3BoxSteve StoneSteve RenkoJerry Johnson
Atlanta Braves0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxReggie ClevelandRon Reed(none)

Standings as of 1971-05-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Boston Red Sox442915.659--2081763211-918-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1185662.475
237Baltimore Orioles422418.5714.01841453910-1014-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1167739.664
348Detroit Tigers452520.5564.51901672310-1415-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1176651.564
4817Cleveland Indians431924.4429.5145187-4210-129-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1194178.345
5918New York Yankees431825.41910.5158178-2010-158-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1196455.538
61223Washington Senators II461729.37013.0143202-597-1410-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1134667.407
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Oakland Athletics483117.646--2121773517-714-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1137043.619
259Minnesota Twins462422.5226.02031733012-1312-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1145064.439
3612California Angels472324.4897.5164181-1712-911-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1155362.461
4713Kansas City Royals432122.4887.5157158-111-1110-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1186454.542
51019Milwaukee Brewers411724.41510.5121132-1110-117-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1205268.433
61121Chicago White Sox401624.40011.0150159-911-85-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1226359.516
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals473017.638--2241834113-716-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1156055.522
235New York Mets412516.6102.01701274310-1015-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1215863.479
346Pittsburgh Pirates452619.5783.01881434512-1014-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1177146.607
4714Chicago Cubs462224.4787.5178206-289-1513-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1166155.526
5916Montreal Expos391821.4628.0133147-147-1311-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1225369.434
61122Philadelphia Phillies431627.37212.0125177-527-149-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1195168.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants473314.702--2121506216-817-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1155758.496
2510Houston Astros462323.5009.51581362210-1013-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1165660.483
3611Los Angeles Dodgers472324.48910.0187189-213-1210-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1156649.574
4815Atlanta Braves472225.46811.0177203-2611-1411-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1156055.522
51020Cincinnati Reds461927.41313.5149174-258-1611-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1166056.517
61224San Diego Padres461333.28319.5154220-667-186-15L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1154867.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dave BoswellP26.128Released by Tigers. 
Dave BoswellP26.128Signed as Free Agent by Orioles. 
Bill BurbachP23.280Traded by Yankees to Orioles for Jim Hardin. 
Jim HardinP27.296Traded by Orioles to Yankees for Bill Burbach.