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Friday September 17,1971This 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 1971-09-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Chicago White Sox9BoxBart JohnsonRudy May(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers9BoxTom TimmermannDave McNallyRon Perranoski
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers5BoxFred SchermanDave Leonhard(none)
Oakland Athletics6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxDarold KnowlesKen Sanders(none)
Kansas City Royals2Minnesota Twins1BoxMike HedlundJim Perry(none)
Cleveland Indians0New York Yankees1BoxFritz PetersonSam McDowell(none)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees7BoxStan BahnsenMike Paul(none)
Boston Red Sox10Washington Senators II7BoxBobby BolinCasey Cox(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros4BoxDon WilsonWayne Simpson(none)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxCecil UpshawHoyt Wilhelm(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos2BoxBob GibsonCarl Morton(none)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJoe DeckerKen ReynoldsLarry Gura
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxGary GentryNelson Briles(none)
San Diego Padres5San Francisco Giants7BoxJuan MarichalSteve ArlinJerry Johnson

Standings as of 1971-09-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Baltimore Orioles1469056.616--66751015740-3250-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonMemorial Stadium12111.917
234Detroit Tigers1538766.5696.56696115836-4151-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium945.444
359Boston Red Sox1527973.52014.06566342237-4042-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1064.600
4613New York Yankees1517774.51015.56035822135-4042-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1156.455
51122Washington Senators II1485989.39932.0497618-12128-4731-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ShortRFK Memorial Stadium1147.364
61223Cleveland Indians1515893.38434.5525690-16530-4628-47L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1129.182
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics1509555.633--65052512553-2542-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1165.545
248Kansas City Royals1508070.53315.05585184037-3643-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1156.455
3716Chicago White Sox1507179.47324.0576574235-3936-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1284.667
4817California Angels1517180.47024.5482534-5238-3833-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick WalshAnaheim Stadium1156.455
5918Minnesota Twins1486979.46625.0614633-1934-4335-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1257.417
61020Milwaukee Brewers1506486.42731.0505573-6830-4034-46L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1156.455
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Pittsburgh Pirates1529260.605--75657118541-3351-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1055.500
236St. Louis Cardinals1528468.5538.06826592342-3441-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1064.600
3610Chicago Cubs1517873.51713.5597608-1137-3941-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1156.455
4511New York Mets1517873.51713.55615164537-3941-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1156.455
51019Montreal Expos1486484.43226.0567656-8934-4430-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1376.538
61121Philadelphia Phillies1516190.40430.5515652-13729-4532-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1165.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1971 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125San Francisco Giants1518467.556--6606134734-3850-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1165.545
247Los Angeles Dodgers1518269.5432.06215467544-3238-37L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1174.636
3712Atlanta Braves1457471.5107.0586633-4736-3838-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1789.471
4814Houston Astros1467274.4939.55295191035-3537-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1679.438
5915Cincinnati Reds1517378.48311.0540533731-4542-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1165.545
61224San Diego Padres1455590.37926.0448556-10825-5030-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium16610.375