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Thursday August 26,1971This 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 1971-08-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox7Baltimore Orioles8BoxDick HallBart Johnson(none)
Washington Senators II8California Angels3BoxPaul LindbladEddie FisherCasey Cox
Milwaukee Brewers6Cleveland Indians10BoxEd FarmerSkip LockwoodPhil Hennigan
Boston Red Sox7Kansas City Royals0BoxRay CulpKen Wright(none)

Standings as of 1971-08-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Baltimore Orioles1247945.637--57643214437-2742-18W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium342212.647
237Detroit Tigers1296960.53512.55615313029-3940-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium332211.667
3510Boston Red Sox1306862.52314.0552551130-3338-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park321715.531
4611New York Yankees1306565.50017.05175071030-3635-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I321715.531
51020Washington Senators II1285573.43026.0441512-7125-3730-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium31823.258
61223Cleveland Indians1305278.40030.0441564-12327-3725-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium32824.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Oakland Athletics1298247.636--56445011447-2035-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum321913.594
249Kansas City Royals1286761.52314.54874474032-3335-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium331815.545
3716Chicago White Sox1296267.48120.0491494-331-3331-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park331716.515
4817California Angels1316170.46622.0427473-4633-3428-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium311516.484
5918Minnesota Twins1275770.44924.0517556-3926-3731-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium331716.515
61121Milwaukee Brewers1275473.42527.0427484-5725-3329-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium341519.441
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1327755.583--65250914336-3041-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium302010.667
235St. Louis Cardinals1327359.5534.05945781637-3035-30W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II301713.567
346Chicago Cubs1286959.5396.05144902432-3437-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field341420.412
4814New York Mets1276364.49611.54684373130-3433-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium352015.571
51019Philadelphia Phillies1295673.43419.5440541-10127-3929-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium331122.333
61122Montreal Expos1265274.41322.0458563-10527-3825-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park351916.543
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1317655.580--5725314131-3245-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park311417.452
258Los Angeles Dodgers1306961.5316.55344746036-2833-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium322012.625
3612Atlanta Braves1286464.50010.5528567-3928-3336-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium341816.529
4713Cincinnati Reds1316566.49611.04794651426-3939-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium311417.452
5915Houston Astros1266264.49211.54654452029-3333-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome361719.472
61224San Diego Padres1264779.37326.5380484-10419-4528-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium351421.400