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Wednesday September 8,1971This 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 1971-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox1BoxJim KaatWilbur Wood(none)
Milwaukee Brewers7Kansas City Royals6BoxJerry BellAl FitzmorrisKen Sanders
Boston Red Sox1New York Yankees2BoxRoger HambrightBobby Bolin(none)
California Angels0Oakland Athletics1BoxCatfish HunterRudy May(none)
Detroit Tigers5Washington Senators II3BoxMike KilkennyPete BrobergJack Whillock
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBill SingerJuan MarichalJim Brewer
New York Mets2Montreal Expos10BoxCarl MortonRay SadeckiMike Marshall
Chicago Cubs1Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxSteve BlassMilt Pappas(none)
Cincinnati Reds4San Diego Padres1BoxDon GullettClay KirbyJoe Gibbon

Standings as of 1971-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1378651.628--62647015640-3046-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium21156.714
236Detroit Tigers1427963.5569.56205665434-4045-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium20128.600
359Boston Red Sox1437469.51715.06075941332-3842-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park19118.579
4612New York Yankees1437172.49718.05675571031-3840-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I19118.579
51122Washington Senators II1415883.41130.0475581-10627-4231-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium18513.278
61223Cleveland Indians1435687.39233.0490645-15530-4426-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium19415.211
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1429052.634--62149412750-2340-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum19118.579
248Kansas City Royals1427666.53514.05405013936-3640-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium19910.474
3716Chicago White Sox1426775.47223.0542546-433-3634-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park20128.600
4817California Angels1426676.46524.0454507-5336-3730-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium201010.500
5918Minnesota Twins1406575.46424.0588610-2230-4035-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium20911.450
61019Milwaukee Brewers1416180.43328.5477536-5928-3833-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium20812.400
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1448757.604--73055517538-3149-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium18108.556
235St. Louis Cardinals1448163.5636.06526223039-3141-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1899.500
3510Chicago Cubs1427369.51413.0565580-1533-3940-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field201010.500
4611New York Mets1417269.51113.55274824536-3936-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium211110.524
51020Montreal Expos1395980.42425.5534629-9531-4228-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park221210.545
61121Philadelphia Phillies1435984.41327.5492616-12427-4232-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium19811.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124San Francisco Giants1438261.573--6265725433-3649-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park19811.421
247Los Angeles Dodgers1437766.5385.05915217039-3238-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium19127.632
3713Atlanta Braves1376869.49611.0556607-5132-3736-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium251411.560
4814Cincinnati Reds1437073.49012.0519510929-4441-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium19910.474
5915Houston Astros1386771.48612.5505499632-3535-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome241212.500
61224San Diego Padres1375285.38027.0423527-10422-4830-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium24915.375