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Friday September 3,1971This 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 1971-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox9BoxRoger MoretSam McDowell(none)
Kansas City Royals3Chicago White Sox1BoxDick DragoTommy John(none)
Kansas City Royals8Chicago White Sox6BoxTom BurgmeierSteve KealeyTed Abernathy
California Angels6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxClyde WrightJim Slaton(none)
Oakland Athletics4Minnesota Twins9BoxJim PerryDiego SeguiTom Hall
Oakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins2BoxHal HaydelVida Blue(none)
Detroit Tigers3New York Yankees1BoxMike KilkennyFritz Peterson(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Washington Senators II2BoxDave McNallyPete BrobergEddie Watt
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJose PenaJoe Gibbon(none)
New York Mets7Philadelphia Phillies1BoxRay SadeckiKen Reynolds(none)
Montreal Expos6Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxJim BrittonDave GiustiMike Marshall
Atlanta Braves2San Diego Padres3BoxSteve ArlinPhil Niekro(none)
Houston Astros6San Francisco Giants16BoxJim BarrJim RayJerry Johnson
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxReggie ClevelandBill Hands(none)

Standings as of 1971-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1328349.629--60445614839-2944-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium26188.692
236Detroit Tigers1377562.54710.55955544130-3945-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium25169.640
3510Boston Red Sox1377265.52613.5577569831-3541-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park251312.520
4614New York Yankees1376770.48918.55475301731-3836-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I251510.600
51121Washington Senators II1365779.41928.0463561-9827-4230-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium23617.261
61223Cleveland Indians1385484.39132.0471615-14428-4126-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium24618.250
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1378849.642--60947313649-2239-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum241311.542
247Kansas City Royals1367264.52915.55174754235-3537-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium251312.520
3716Chicago White Sox1366472.47123.5515520-533-3631-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park261511.577
4817California Angels1376473.46724.0439493-5434-3430-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium251213.480
5918Minnesota Twins1346272.46324.5554584-3028-3834-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium261214.462
61019Milwaukee Brewers1355877.43029.0450511-6127-3531-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium261115.423
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1398257.590--69154015138-3144-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium23158.652
235St. Louis Cardinals1397861.5614.06216002137-3040-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II231211.522
359Chicago Cubs1377265.5269.0546539732-3540-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field251114.440
4611New York Mets1356966.51111.05034515233-3636-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium271413.519
51020Montreal Expos1345777.42522.5507602-9531-4026-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park271413.519
61122Philadelphia Phillies1375780.41624.0470590-12027-4230-38L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium251015.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1378156.591--6175496833-3348-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park25916.360
248Los Angeles Dodgers1387365.5298.55675085939-3234-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium24168.667
3712Atlanta Braves1346668.49313.5539593-5430-3736-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium281612.571
4813Cincinnati Reds1396871.48914.0503495827-4241-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium231112.478
5915Houston Astros1346470.47815.5494494029-3435-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome281513.536
61224San Diego Padres1335182.38328.0406503-9722-4829-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium281018.357


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Carl TaylorC-OF27.227Purchased by Pirates from Royals.