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MLB Games on Tuesday August 17, 1971

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
California AngelsAL4Boston Red SoxAL3Box | PBP919,953Fenway ParkNight2:18Andy MessersmithKen Tatum---Josephson, Petrocelli
Detroit TigersAL5Chicago White SoxAL6Box | PBP90Comiskey ParkNight3:06Bart JohnsonMickey Lolich---Huntz (2)
Detroit TigersAL1Chicago White SoxAL4Box | PBP917,887Comiskey ParkNight2:00Joe HorlenLes CainTom BradleyAndrews, Rodriguez, Williams
Baltimore OriolesAL3Milwaukee BrewersAL2Box | PBP910,079County StadiumNight2:43Eddie WattKen Sanders---Hendricks, Powell
Cleveland IndiansAL3Minnesota TwinsAL2Box | PBP910,926Metropolitan StadiumNight2:31Mike PaulBert Blyleven---Pinson
Kansas City RoyalsAL0New York YankeesAL2Box | PBP90Yankee Stadium IDay1:55Fritz PetersonPaul Splittorff------
Kansas City RoyalsAL5New York YankeesAL8Box | PBP917,223Yankee Stadium IDay2:44Mike KekichTed AbernathyRoger HambrightAlou, Murcer
Oakland AthleticsAL1Washington Senators IIAL8Box | PBP98,847RFK Memorial StadiumNight2:13Bill GogolewskiBlue Moon Odom---Howard, Mincher
Chicago CubsNL4Atlanta BravesNL5Box | PBP910,070Atlanta StadiumNight2:26Jim NashRay Newman---Santo, Versalles, Williams
St. Louis CardinalsNL3Cincinnati RedsNL5Box | PBP914,578Riverfront StadiumNight2:22Wayne GrangerChuck Taylor---Bench, McRae, Torre
New York MetsNL0Los Angeles DodgersNL4Box | PBP923,171Dodger StadiumNight2:09Claude OsteenNolan Ryan------
Houston AstrosNL6Pittsburgh PiratesNL5Box | PBP916,694Three Rivers StadiumNight2:40Wade BlasingameBob MillerJim RayClemente
Montreal ExposNL11San Diego PadresNL0Box | PBP94,248San Diego StadiumNight2:27Ernie McAnallySteve Arlin------
Philadelphia PhilliesNL1San Francisco GiantsNL5Box | PBP98,973Candlestick ParkNight2:25Gaylord PerryKen Reynolds------
14 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Tuesday, August 17, 1971

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East122Baltimore Orioles1177344.624-54040613436-2737-17412813.683
AL East238Boston Red Sox1226557.53310.5526521528-2837-29402020.500
AL East349Detroit Tigers1226557.53310.55375142329-3836-19402614.650
AL East4613New York Yankees1236261.50414.05064852128-3234-29392019.513
AL East51121Washington Senators II1205070.41724.5397483-8621-3429-36391326.333
AL East61222Cleveland Indians1235073.40726.0403520-11727-3623-37391029.256
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Oakland Athletics1217843.645-53642710947-1931-24402317.575
AL West2510Kansas City Royals1206357.52514.54574084932-3231-25412219.537
AL West3715Chicago White Sox1225963.48419.5459464-529-2930-34402020.500
AL West4817California Angels1245767.46022.5404454-5033-3324-34381919.500
AL West5918Minnesota Twins1205466.45023.5494528-3424-3330-33402020.500
AL West61020Milwaukee Brewers1205169.42526.5395444-4922-3029-39411823.439
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East124Pittsburgh Pirates1237251.585-60146014132-2640-25392514.641
NL East235St. Louis Cardinals1256956.5524.05625511133-2735-30372116.568
NL East346Chicago Cubs1206555.5425.54824582431-3434-21421824.429
NL East4814New York Mets1205961.49211.54464202629-3430-27422418.571
NL East51019Philadelphia Phillies1225369.43418.5426513-8727-3826-31401426.350
NL East61123Montreal Expos1204872.40022.5427540-11327-3821-34412318.561
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West113San Francisco Giants1247351.589-5495064329-2844-23381721.447
NL West257Los Angeles Dodgers1236657.5376.55054436233-2533-32392316.590
NL West3611Houston Astros1186058.50810.04464222427-3033-28441925.432
NL West4712Atlanta Braves1206159.50810.0480500-2028-3333-26422121.500
NL West5916Cincinnati Reds1235964.48013.5438440-224-3835-26392019.513
NL West61224San Diego Padres1204476.36727.0364473-10916-4228-34411724.415
24 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season