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Games on 1971-06-23

Top1971 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians1Boston Red Sox2Boxscore - PBP917,5132:07Sam McDowellRay CulpRay Culp (8-5)Sam McDowell (8-7)-Alvin DarkEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALKansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox12Boxscore - PBP95,9102:16Paul SplittorffWilbur WoodWilbur Wood (6-3)Paul Splittorff (2-1)-Bob LemonChuck TannerComiskey Park
ALCalifornia Angels0Milwaukee Brewers6Boxscore - PBP902:28Andy MessersmithBill ParsonsBill Parsons (6-9)Andy Messersmith (6-7)-Lefty PhillipsDave BristolCounty Stadium
ALCalifornia Angels9Milwaukee Brewers5Boxscore - PBP912,3173:15Eddie FisherLew KrausseEddie Fisher (6-3)Lew Krausse (3-9)Lloyd Allen (4)Lefty PhillipsDave BristolCounty Stadium
ALOakland Athletics8Minnesota Twins3Boxscore - PBP916,8562:58Blue Moon OdomBert BlylevenBlue Moon Odom (3-3)Bert Blyleven (7-9)Rollie Fingers (3)Dick WilliamsBill RigneyMetropolitan Stad
ALDetroit Tigers5New York Yankees6Boxscore - PBP1311,9493:46Mike KilkennyFritz PetersonLindy McDaniel (3-6)Fred Scherman (5-2)-Billy MartinRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
ALBaltimore Orioles7Washington Senators II5Boxscore - PBP97,8672:17Jim PalmerDick BosmanJim Palmer (10-3)Dick Bosman (5-9)Pete Richert (3)Earl WeaverTed WilliamsRFK Memorial Stad
NLMontreal Expos6Atlanta Braves3Boxscore - PBP95,2622:32Carl MortonPat JarvisCarl Morton (7-9)Pat Jarvis (1-9)John Strohmayer (1)Gene MauchLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLPhiladelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds0Boxscore - PBP913,3291:53Rick WiseRoss GrimsleyRick Wise (8-4)Ross Grimsley (4-3)-Frank LucchesiSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLSt. Louis Cardinals3Los Angeles Dodgers1Boxscore - PBP1019,9103:03Jerry ReussDon SuttonMoe Drabowsky (5-0)Jim Brewer (3-2)Don Shaw (2)Red SchoendienstWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
NLNew York Mets2Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP931,2252:28Gary GentryLuke WalkerLuke Walker (3-6)Gary Gentry (6-5)Mudcat Grant (6)Gil HodgesDanny MurtaughThree Rivers Stad
NLHouston Astros2San Diego Padres3Boxscore - PBP1203:06Don WilsonClay KirbyBob Miller (4-2)Fred Gladding (3-2)-Harry WalkerPreston GomezQualcomm Stadium
NLHouston Astros3San Diego Padres4Boxscore - PBP95,9362:23Wade BlasingameTom PhoebusBob Miller (5-2)George Culver (3-6)-Harry WalkerPreston GomezQualcomm Stadium
NLChicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP912,4182:32Milt PappasJuan MarichalJuan Marichal (10-4)Milt Pappas (7-7)-Leo DurocherCharlie Fox3Com Park at Cand
NLChicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants5Boxscore - PBP912,4182:32Milt PappasJuan MarichalJuan Marichal (10-4)Milt Pappas (7-7)-Leo DurocherCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
15 Games on this date

Standings as of 1971-06-23.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles664323.652--32622610020-1223-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium925834.630
236Boston Red Sox673730.5526.5283281216-1721-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park954847.505
348Detroit Tigers703832.5437.02972781916-2422-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium925339.576
4714Cleveland Indians683236.47112.0254261-715-1817-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium942866.298
5815New York Yankees693237.46412.5259287-2817-2115-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I935043.538
61223Washington Senators II662442.36419.0206289-839-1915-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium933954.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics694623.667--3302517928-1018-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum925537.598
2510Kansas City Royals653530.5389.02632441916-1519-15L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium965046.521
3611Minnesota Twins703535.50011.5298300-216-1819-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium903951.433
4917California Angels723240.44415.5236288-5218-1914-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium904446.489
51021Chicago White Sox642638.40617.5261260114-1812-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park985345.541
61122Milwaukee Brewers642539.39118.5201249-4812-1713-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium974453.454
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates714526.634--33522710819-1326-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium915239.571
235New York Mets663828.5764.52522124016-1622-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium964551.469
347St. Louis Cardinals734033.5486.0321334-1319-1720-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II895039.562
4612Chicago Cubs703535.5009.5281299-1814-2121-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field924844.522
51019Montreal Expos662838.42414.5225272-4713-2515-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park954352.453
61120Philadelphia Phillies682840.41215.5221276-5514-2314-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium943955.415
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants734825.658--3192497019-1429-11W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park894247.472
259Los Angeles Dodgers703832.5438.52862563019-1519-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium925141.554
3713Houston Astros673235.47813.02222101215-1717-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome954748.495
4816Cincinnati Reds713239.45115.0227246-1913-1919-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium914744.516
5918Atlanta Braves723141.43116.5277316-3915-2516-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium905139.567
61224San Diego Padres732548.34223.0244313-6912-2713-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium883652.409


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Frank FernandezC28.068Purchased by Athletics from Senators.