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1971 American League (MLB)

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  • An organized section of a full season review with standings, team totals, awards, leaderboards, player registers and more.
  • Playoff teams are in bold.
  • East Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Baltimore Orioles*15810157.639--Earl Weaver$0Frank Robinson (894)Jim Palmer (1.20)
    2Detroit Tigers1629171.56212.0Billy Martin$0Norm Cash (903)Dean Chance (1.58)
    3Boston Red Sox1628577.52518.0Eddie Kasko$0Reggie Smith (840)Gary Peters (1.45)
    4New York Yankees1628280.50621.0Ralph Houk$0Bobby Murcer (970)Mike Kekich (1.46)
    5Washington Senators II1596396.39638.5Ted Williams$0Frank Howard (840)Jim Shellenback (1.43)
    6Cleveland Indians16260102.37043.0Alvin Dark, Johnny Lipon$0Graig Nettles (785)Steve Hargan (1.72)
    West Division Standings
    RankTeam NameTeamGPWLPctGBLManager(s)BallparkPayrollAttendanceBest OPSBest WHIP
    1Oakland Athletics16110160.627--Dick Williams$0Reggie Jackson (860)Blue Moon Odom (1.55)
    2Kansas City Royals1618576.52816.0Bob Lemon$0Paul Schaal (799)Ted Abernathy (1.36)
    3Chicago White Sox1627983.48822.5Chuck Tanner$0Bill Melton (843)Bart Johnson (1.46)
    4California Angels1627686.46925.5Lefty Phillips$0Ken McMullen (707)Tom Murphy (1.28)
    5Minnesota Twins1607486.46326.5Bill Rigney$0Tony Oliva (915)Ray Corbin (1.51)
    6Milwaukee Brewers1616992.42932.0Dave Bristol$0Dave May (769)Jim Slaton (1.43)
    Playoffs Summary
    TeamPlayoff Notes
    Baltimore OriolesLost World Series (Pirates)
    Oakland AthleticsLost ALCS (Orioles)
    1971 American League Batting Totals
    TeamWLGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTB
    Baltimore Orioles101571585303742138220725158702663867284446698537126.261.342.3987402113
    Boston Red Sox85771625401691136024628161650513455287132467547146.252.319.3977162145
    California Angels7686162549551112712131896476723444182729618331141.231.287.3296161808
    Chicago White Sox79831625382617134618530138568836556287051458138107.250.319.3736922005
    Cleveland Indians601021625467543130320020109507573746786831446729127.238.297.3426391870
    Detroit Tigers91711625502701139921438179652354354085455706237129.254.319.4057242226
    Kansas City Royals85761615295603132322540805731304649081925544559128.250.310.3536631868
    Milwaukee Brewers699216151855341188160231044968253543924304010739103.229.300.3296291706
    Minnesota Twins74861605414654140619731116618664451284625616457159.260.321.3726932013
    New York Yankees8280162541364813771954397607755558171737587756140.254.324.3606841949
    Oakland Athletics1016016154946911383195251606428053542101837548038113.252.317.3847012108
    Washington Senators II6396159529053712191893086501684557595628585835127.230.304.3266301726
    1971 American League Pitching Totals
    TeamWLERAGCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBSOWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9
    Baltimore Orioles101573.00158711322141513827424721586728441.458.791.004.275.37
    Boston Red Sox85773.83162441035144313606916141615528711.338.481.003.445.43
    California Angels76863.101623993214811271511510964418271.167.720.582.685.03
    Chicago White Sox79833.13162461632145013466175041385628701.328.350.863.495.40
    Cleveland Indians601024.2716221432144013035436841094678681.238.140.682.925.42
    Detroit Tigers91713.6316253832146813997015931795408541.328.581.103.315.23
    Kansas City Royals85763.2516134114414201323603513804908191.288.380.513.105.19
    Milwaukee Brewers69923.38161321432141611885345321045439241.227.550.663.455.87
    Minnesota Twins74863.8216043925141714066546011165128461.358.930.743.255.37
    New York Yankees82803.4516267151214521377648556975817171.358.540.603.604.44
    Oakland Athletics101603.061615715361469138369150016054210181.318.470.983.326.24
    Washington Senators II63963.701593072614191219537583865759561.267.730.553.656.06


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