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Saturday August 7,1971This 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 1971-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers12Boston Red Sox8BoxJoe NiekroSonny SiebertFred Scherman
Minnesota Twins7California Angels1BoxJim KaatRudy May(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6Kansas City Royals5BoxMarty PattinKen Wright(none)
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees1BoxJim PalmerMike Kekich(none)
Chicago White Sox0Oakland Athletics1BoxVida BlueJoe Horlen(none)
Cleveland Indians0Washington Senators II7BoxPete BrobergMike Paul(none)
New York Mets20Atlanta Braves6BoxNolan RyanRon ReedRon Taylor
San Francisco Giants5Chicago Cubs6BoxFergie JenkinsDon Carrithers(none)
Montreal Expos4Cincinnati Reds3BoxErnie McAnallyJim McGlothlinMike Marshall
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros5BoxDon WilsonSteve ArlinGeorge Culver
Philadelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxRick WiseBob MooseBill Wilson
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxFrank LinzyPete Mikkelsen(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1086741.620--49938411530-2437-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium503416.680
235Boston Red Sox1116348.5685.54854503528-2835-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park512229.431
348Detroit Tigers1126052.5369.04804651524-3336-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium503119.620
4613New York Yankees1145757.50013.04774591828-3229-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I482523.521
51121Washington Senators II1104664.41822.0373456-8321-3425-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium491732.347
61222Cleveland Indians1144569.39525.0373482-10922-3223-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium481533.313
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1117140.640--48838610240-1831-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum503020.600
2512Kansas City Royals1095554.50515.04133882525-2930-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium523022.577
3715Chicago White Sox1125359.47318.5427424327-2926-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park502624.520
4816California Angels1155461.47019.0382423-4130-2824-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium472225.468
5918Minnesota Twins1115061.45021.0450487-3723-3327-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium492425.490
61020Milwaukee Brewers1114863.43223.0364407-4322-2926-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium502129.420
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1136944.611--57242215032-2637-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium492821.571
236St. Louis Cardinals1156550.5655.0521513829-2535-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II472522.532
347Chicago Cubs1116150.5507.04554312428-3033-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field512229.431
4711New York Mets1115754.51411.04253844127-2730-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium512625.510
51019Philadelphia Phillies1135063.44219.0406481-7524-3226-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium491732.347
61123Montreal Expos1134469.38925.0399528-12923-3521-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park482721.563
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1166749.578--5204813928-2739-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park462323.500
259Los Angeles Dodgers1136053.5315.54754165931-2529-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium492920.592
3610Houston Astros1095653.5147.54133763723-2633-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome532330.434
4814Atlanta Braves1115556.4959.5436471-3526-3329-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium512724.529
5917Cincinnati Reds1155362.46113.5400419-1924-3829-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium472621.553
61224San Diego Padres1123973.34826.0343443-10015-4224-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium492227.449