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Thursday July 8,1971This 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 1971-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Washington Senators II3Baltimore Orioles7BoxMike CuellarJackie Brown(none)
Oakland Athletics4Chicago White Sox2BoxChuck DobsonWilbur Wood(none)
Boston Red Sox5Cleveland Indians3BoxBill LeeVince ColbertSparky Lyle
New York Yankees1Detroit Tigers3BoxBill GilbrethSteve Kline(none)
Kansas City Royals1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMarcelino LopezPaul SplittorffKen Sanders
California Angels7Minnesota Twins4BoxTom MurphySteve LuebberLloyd Allen
Chicago Cubs4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxKen HoltzmanJoe Moeller(none)
Montreal Expos5Philadelphia Phillies7BoxBill WilsonHowie Reed(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxBruce KisonDon GullettDave Giusti
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants4BoxJohn CumberlandDon Wilson(none)

Standings as of 1971-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Baltimore Orioles835231.627--40428611825-1827-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium754926.653
235Boston Red Sox834934.5903.03673382921-1828-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park793643.456
349Detroit Tigers844539.5367.53583401817-2528-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium784632.590
4816New York Yankees853847.44715.0321352-3120-2718-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I774433.571
51018Cleveland Indians863848.44215.5304342-3818-2220-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Alvin DarkCleveland Municipal Stadium762254.289
61222Washington Senators II833350.39819.0272365-9316-2617-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium763046.395
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics835429.651--3822938932-1322-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum784731.603
2511Kansas City Royals814239.51911.03002851521-2121-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium804337.538
3614Minnesota Twins843945.46415.5343359-1619-2220-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium763541.461
4715California Angels884048.45516.5286339-5323-2217-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium743638.486
5917Milwaukee Brewers813645.44417.0270297-2715-1821-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium803347.413
61119Chicago White Sox813546.43218.0312323-1120-2215-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park814437.543
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates865531.640--43129513626-1829-13W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium764234.553
236New York Mets824636.5617.02982643422-1724-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium803743.463
358Chicago Cubs844638.5488.0351344721-2125-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field783741.474
4712St. Louis Cardinals854342.50611.5361409-4821-2221-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II774730.610
5920Philadelphia Phillies853649.42418.5306367-6119-2617-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium773146.403
61123Montreal Expos853352.38821.5298374-7616-2717-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park763838.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants875334.609--3743334121-1832-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park753738.493
247Los Angeles Dodgers874839.5525.03733165725-1723-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium754134.547
3610Houston Astros804238.5257.52912523917-1825-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome823745.451
4813Atlanta Braves874245.48311.0354369-1521-2721-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium754035.533
51021Cincinnati Reds883751.42016.5291326-3518-3019-21L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium744232.568
61224San Diego Padres863056.34922.5280359-7913-3017-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium753144.413


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mack JonesOF32.244Released by Expos. 
Paul RatliffC27.167Traded by Twins to Brewers for Phil Roof. 
Phil RoofC30.125Traded by Brewers to Twins for Paul Ratliff.