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Games on 1971-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles8BoxPat DobsonBert Blyleven(none)
New York Yankees3California Angels0BoxMel StottlemyreAndy Hassler(none)
Chicago White Sox3Cleveland Indians5BoxSam McDowellWilbur Wood(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Detroit Tigers8BoxMickey LolichBill Parsons(none)
Washington Senators II2Kansas City Royals4BoxPaul SplittorffCasey CoxTed Abernathy
Boston Red Sox5Oakland Athletics1BoxRay CulpBlue Moon Odom(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Atlanta Braves8BoxCecil UpshawFrank Linzy(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Chicago Cubs1BoxKen HoltzmanMudcat Grant(none)
Cincinnati Reds0Houston Astros2BoxDon WilsonGary Nolan(none)
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos10BoxBill StonemanJuan Marichal(none)
San Diego Padres4New York Mets6BoxGary GentrySteve ArlinDanny Frisella
Los Angeles Dodgers4Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBill SingerChris ShortJim Brewer

Standings as of 1971-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles513219.627--2411736817-1115-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium1076938.645
237Boston Red Sox543222.5931.52482262213-1019-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1085355.491
359Detroit Tigers542925.5374.52282111713-1916-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1086246.574
4815Cleveland Indians522428.4628.5183215-3214-1610-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium1103674.327
5916New York Yankees542430.4449.5206220-1411-1513-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1085850.537
61223Washington Senators II531934.35814.0161232-717-1512-19L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1064462.415
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics563719.661--2582055323-814-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1056441.610
248Kansas City Royals502723.5407.02001831716-1211-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1115853.523
3613Minnesota Twins552728.4919.52392231612-1415-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1054758.448
4714California Angels562630.46411.0185222-3715-1411-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1065056.472
51019Chicago White Sox492029.40813.5177193-1611-99-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1135954.522
61120Milwaukee Brewers502030.40014.0158181-2310-1210-18L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1114962.441
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124St. Louis Cardinals583622.621--2722482416-1219-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1045450.519
235New York Mets513120.6081.52021534915-1416-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1115259.468
346Pittsburgh Pirates563422.6071.02571768113-1121-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1066343.594
4712Chicago Cubs572829.4917.5221255-3414-1914-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1055550.524
5817Montreal Expos502228.44010.0172202-3010-2012-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1114962.441
61122Philadelphia Phillies532033.37713.5151215-6411-199-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1094762.431
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants583820.655--2541995516-922-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1045252.500
2510Los Angeles Dodgers563026.5367.02232071614-1216-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1065947.557
3611Houston Astros532726.5098.51811532813-1314-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1095257.477
4918Atlanta Braves552431.43612.5212257-4511-1713-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1075849.542
51021Cincinnati Reds562234.39315.0176201-258-1714-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1065749.538
61224San Diego Padres571839.31619.5195250-557-1911-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1044361.413