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Games on 1971-08-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels3Boston Red Sox4BoxJim LonborgClyde WrightBobby Bolin
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur WoodJoe Coleman(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMike CuellarJim Slaton(none)
Cleveland Indians2Minnesota Twins4BoxSteve LuebberSteve DunningJim Strickland
Kansas City Royals1New York Yankees3BoxMel StottlemyreDick Drago(none)
Oakland Athletics3Washington Senators II10BoxPete BrobergChuck Dobson(none)
Chicago Cubs7Atlanta Braves2BoxMilt PappasPhil Niekro(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Cincinnati Reds5BoxDon GullettBob Gibson(none)
New York Mets3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxDanny FrisellaJim Brewer(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob MillerDenny Lemaster(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0San Francisco Giants7BoxJohn CumberlandRick Wise(none)
Montreal Expos4San Diego Padres3BoxCarl MortonFred NormanMike Marshall

Standings as of 1971-08-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1187444.627--54641013637-2737-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium402713.675
237Boston Red Sox1236657.53710.5530524628-2838-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park391920.487
349Detroit Tigers1236558.52811.55395182129-3936-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium392613.667
4611New York Yankees1246361.50814.05094862328-3235-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I381919.500
51121Washington Senators II1215170.42124.5407486-7921-3430-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium381226.316
61222Cleveland Indians1245074.40327.0405524-11927-3723-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium381028.263
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1227844.639--53943710247-2031-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum392316.590
2510Kansas City Royals1216358.52114.54584114732-3331-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium402218.550
3715Chicago White Sox1236063.48818.5463466-329-2931-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park391920.487
4817California Angels1255768.45622.5407458-5133-3424-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium371918.514
5918Minnesota Twins1215566.45522.5498530-3224-3331-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium391920.487
61020Milwaukee Brewers1215170.42126.5399450-5122-3029-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium401822.450
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1247351.589--60446214232-2641-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium382414.632
235St. Louis Cardinals1266957.5485.0562556633-2835-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II362115.583
346Chicago Cubs1216655.5455.54894602932-3434-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field411724.415
4814New York Mets1216061.49611.54494222730-3430-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium412318.561
51019Philadelphia Phillies1235370.43119.5426520-9427-3926-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium391425.359
61123Montreal Expos1204872.40023.0427540-11327-3821-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park412318.561
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1257451.592--5565065029-2845-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park371621.432
258Los Angeles Dodgers1246658.5327.55074466133-2533-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium382315.605
3612Houston Astros1196059.50411.04484252327-3133-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome431924.442
4713Atlanta Braves1216160.50411.0482507-2528-3333-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium412120.512
5916Cincinnati Reds1246064.48413.5443440324-3836-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium381919.500
61224San Diego Padres1204476.36727.5364473-10916-4228-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium411724.415