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Games on 1971-08-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers4BoxLes CainSteve Luebber(none)
New York Yankees2Oakland Athletics8BoxChuck DobsonMike KekichRollie Fingers
Pittsburgh Pirates4Atlanta Braves3BoxSteve BlassPhil NiekroDave Giusti
Pittsburgh Pirates15Atlanta Braves4BoxBob MooseTom KelleyNelson Briles
Cincinnati Reds3Chicago Cubs6BoxJuan PizarroDon Gullett(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Houston Astros2BoxBob GibsonDon Wilson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Montreal Expos12BoxJohn StrohmayerDon SuttonMike Marshall
San Francisco Giants5New York Mets4BoxDon CarrithersJim McAndrewJerry Johnson
San Diego Padres1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxRick WiseFred Norman(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1217645.628--56142213937-2739-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium372512.676
237Detroit Tigers1276859.53511.05545262829-3939-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium352312.657
348Boston Red Sox1276760.52812.0536539-329-3138-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park351817.514
4614New York Yankees1286365.49216.5512505728-3635-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I341915.559
51020Washington Senators II1255372.42425.0427503-7623-3630-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium341024.294
61223Cleveland Indians1275176.40228.0418542-12427-3724-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium35926.257
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1278245.646--56244511747-2035-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum341915.559
2510Kansas City Royals1256560.52016.04754314432-3333-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium362016.556
3715Chicago White Sox1266264.49219.5481479231-3031-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park361719.472
4817California Angels1286068.46922.5418459-4133-3427-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium341618.471
5918Minnesota Twins1255669.44825.0512549-3725-3631-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium351817.514
61122Milwaukee Brewers1245272.41928.5405461-5623-3229-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium371720.459
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1307654.585--63448814635-2941-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium322111.656
235Chicago Cubs1266957.5485.05064763032-3437-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field361422.389
346St. Louis Cardinals1307159.5465.05885761235-3035-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II321913.594
4813New York Mets1256263.49611.54614332830-3432-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium372116.568
51019Philadelphia Phillies1275671.44118.5440532-9227-3929-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium351124.314
61121Montreal Expos1245272.41921.0453553-10027-3825-34W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park371918.514
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1297554.581--5685244430-3145-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park331518.455
259Los Angeles Dodgers1286761.5237.55244695534-2833-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium342212.647
4711Houston Astros1246262.50010.54634392429-3333-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome381721.447
3612Atlanta Braves1266363.50010.5507549-4228-3335-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium361917.528
5916Cincinnati Reds1296366.48812.0465457824-3939-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium331617.485
61224San Diego Padres1244579.36327.5371484-11317-4528-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium371621.432