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Baseball on Thursday, April 08, 1971

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Kansas City Royals3California Angels2BoxMike Hedlund (1-0)Andy Messersmith (0-1)CAL  A Messersmith (1)Cookie Rojas (17.8)
Boston Red Sox2Cleveland Indians3BoxVince Colbert (1-0)Ken Tatum (0-1)BOS  L Aparicio (1), S Siebert (1)Luis Aparicio (19.6)
Chicago Cubs3Houston Astros7BoxJack Billingham (1-0)Ken Holtzman (0-1)CHN  B Williams (3)Jack Billingham (16.3)
Montreal Expos6New York Mets2BoxSteve Renko (1-0)Gary Gentry (0-1)NYN  C Jones (1)Ron Fairly (28.0)
Philadelphia Phillies0Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxLuke Walker (1-0)Woodie Fryman (0-1)NoneWillie Stargell (16.8)
San Francisco Giants6San Diego Padres7BoxGary Ross (1-0)Don McMahon (0-1)SDN  L Stahl (1)  SFN  W Mays (3)Willie Mays (67.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles101.000--320-01-0W1Game Log
Detroit Tigers101.000--820-01-0W1Game Log
Washington Senators II11.5000.51030-11-0L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox11.5000.5540-11-0L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians11.5000.55100-11-0W1Game Log
New York Yankees01.0001.0130-10-0L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox201.000--1892-00-0W2Game Log
Kansas City Royals21.6670.510102-10-0W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers11.5001.0761-10-0L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins11.5001.0670-01-1W1Game Log
California Angels12.3331.510100-01-2L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics03.0002.59260-10-2L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates201.000--620-02-0W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals11.5001.01551-10-0W1Game Log
Montreal Expos11.5001.0861-10-0W1Game Log
New York Mets11.5001.0680-01-1L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs12.3331.58220-11-1L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies02.0002.0260-20-0L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Atlanta Braves201.000--952-00-0W2Game Log
Houston Astros31.7501.01480-03-1W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants21.6670.517102-10-0L1Game Log
San Diego Padres12.3331.510170-01-2W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers12.3331.5571-20-0L1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds02.0002.0590-00-2L2Game Log

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