1971 MLB Season in Review

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A high-level summary of the 1971 Major League Baseball Season. The page includes standings, team totals and leaderboards. There is a lot more information on the season in various sub-sections such as the player register, team pages and boxscore-related pages.
Season Information
World Series Champions
Runner Up
Most Valuable Players
Cy Young Winners
Rookies of the Year
Managers of the Year
#1 Draft Pick
Danny Goodwin (Chicago White Sox)
All-Star Game
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1971 Major League Baseball Standings

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  • Playoff Team
  • American League East
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    111Baltimore OriolesT - S - R - L15810157.639--742530212Lost World Series (Pirates)1,023,03714Harry DaltonEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
    234Detroit TigersT - S - R - L1629171.56212.070164556dnq1,591,0736Jim CampbellBilly MartinTiger Stadium
    359Boston Red SoxT - S - R - L1628577.52518.069166724dnq1,678,7323Dick O'ConnellEddie KaskoFenway Park
    4613New York YankeesT - S - R - L1628280.50621.06486417dnq1,070,77113Lee MacPhailRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
    51122Washington Senators IIT - S - R - L1596396.39638.5537660-123dnq655,15622Bob ShortTed WilliamsRFK Memorial Stadium
    61224Cleveland IndiansT - S - R - L16260102.37043.0543747-204dnq591,36123Alvin DarkAlvin Dark, Johnny LiponCleveland Municipal Stadium
    American League West
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    122Oakland AthleticsT - S - R - L16110160.627--691564127Lost ALCS (Orioles)914,99318Charlie FinleyDick WilliamsOakland-Alameda County Coliseum
    248Kansas City RoyalsT - S - R - L1618576.52816.060356637dnq910,78419Cedric TallisBob LemonMunicipal Stadium
    3715Chicago White SoxT - S - R - L1627983.48822.561759720dnq833,89120Stu HolcombChuck TannerComiskey Park
    4817California AngelsT - S - R - L1627686.46925.5511576-65dnq926,37317Dick WalshLefty PhillipsAnaheim Stadium
    5918Minnesota TwinsT - S - R - L1607486.46326.5654670-16dnq940,85816Calvin GriffithBill RigneyMetropolitan Stadium
    61020Milwaukee BrewersT - S - R - L1616992.42932.0534609-75dnq731,53121Frank LaneDave BristolCounty Stadium
    National League East
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    113Pittsburgh PiratesT - S - R - L1629765.599--788599189Won World Series (Orioles)1,501,1328Joe BrownDanny MurtaughThree Rivers Stadium
    226St. Louis CardinalsT - S - R - L1629072.5567.073969940dnq1,604,6715Bing DevineRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
    3510New York MetsT - S - R - L1628379.51214.058855038dnq2,266,6801Bob ScheffingGil HodgesShea Stadium
    4611Chicago CubsT - S - R - L1628379.51214.0637648-11dnq1,653,0074John HollandLeo DurocherWrigley Field
    51019Montreal ExposT - S - R - L1617190.44125.5622729-107dnq1,290,96310Jim FanningGene MauchJarry Park
    61121Philadelphia PhilliesT - S - R - L1626795.41430.0558688-130dnq1,511,2237John QuinnFrank LucchesiVeterans Stadium
    National League West
    RanklgRankmlbRankTeam NameLinksGWLWPctGBLRFRADiffPlayoffsAttendanceAtt RankGeneral ManagerManager NameBallpark
    135San Francisco GiantsT - S - R - L1629072.556--70664462Lost NLCS (Pirates)1,106,04312Horace StonehamCharlie FoxCandlestick Park
    247Los Angeles DodgersT - S - R - L1628973.5491.066358776dnq2,064,5942Al CampanisWalter AlstonDodger Stadium
    3712Atlanta BravesT - S - R - L1628280.5068.0643699-56dnq1,006,32015Paul RichardsLum HarrisAtlanta Stadium
    4814Houston AstrosT - S - R - L1627983.48811.058556718dnq1,261,58911Spec RichardsonHarry WalkerAstrodome
    5916Cincinnati RedsT - S - R - L1627983.48811.05865815dnq1,501,1229Bob HowsamSparky AndersonRiverfront Stadium
    61223San Diego PadresT - S - R - L16161100.37928.5486610-124dnq557,51324Buzzie BavasiPreston GomezSan Diego Stadium
    24 record(s)
    Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Playoffs Playoff participation description. Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season