Update:   Awards Voting History -  Created section for voting history on MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Managers of the Year with votes received and statistics.

Baseball on Sunday, May 23, 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
Boston Red Sox3Baltimore Orioles12Box G1Jim Palmer (7-2)Gary Peters (4-3)BAL  D Johnson (5), F Robinson 2 (4)  BOS  D Pavletich (1), G Scott (5)Mark Belanger (14.6)
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles1Box G2Sonny Siebert (8-0)Dave McNally (6-3)BOS  S Siebert (3)Sonny Siebert (32.7)
Chicago White Sox5California Angels10BoxAndy Messersmith (4-5)Bart Johnson (4-5)CAL  S Alomar (1), K McMullen (5), J Stephenson (1)Sandy Alomar (16.5)
New York Yankees6Cleveland Indians3Box G1Fritz Peterson (4-3)Ray Lamb (1-2)CLE  C Hinton (1)Frank Baker (14.0)
New York Yankees1Cleveland Indians2Box G2Sam McDowell (3-5)Steve Kline (4-3)NoneThurman Munson (26.3)
Washington Senators0Detroit Tigers5Box G1Mickey Lolich (7-3)Denny McLain (4-7)DET  N Cash (9), A Kaline (3)Al Kaline (19.0)
Washington Senators0Detroit Tigers11Box G2Les Cain (1-0)Mike Thompson (0-2)DET  N Cash 2 (11), W Horton (9), D Jones (2)Norm Cash (30.2)
Milwaukee Brewers4Kansas City Royals0BoxBill Parsons (5-4)Bruce Dal Canton (4-2)MIL  J Briggs (3)Bill Parsons (17.4)
Minnesota Twins1Oakland Athletics3BoxVida Blue (10-1)Jim Perry (5-4)OAK  M Epstein (3)Mike Epstein (23.4)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Chicago Cubs3BoxPete Mikkelsen (5-2)Fergie Jenkins (8-3)CHN  J Hickman (5)  LAN  J Lefebvre (3)Jim Lefebvre (65.6)
San Francisco Giants7Houston Astros4BoxRon Bryant (5-1)Tom Griffin (0-5)NoneBobby Bonds (25.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Montreal Expos4BoxErnie McAnally (1-4)Bob Johnson (3-3)MON  B Bailey (3)Bob Bailey (18.9)
Atlanta Braves0New York Mets4BoxRay Sadecki (2-0)Mike McQueen (2-1)NYN  T Agee (6)Cleon Jones (18.3)
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxDon Gullett (5-2)Chris Short (3-6)CIN  T Perez (6)  PHI  D Johnson (3), W Montanez (9)Tony Perez (22.3)
San Diego Padres1St. Louis Cardinals6BoxReggie Cleveland (4-2)Steve Arlin (1-6)NoneJulian Javier (13.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Boston Red Sox2613.667--18415511-915-4W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2316.5903.017012610-913-7L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers2219.5375.01721559-1413-5W6Game Log
New York Yankees1722.4369.01431579-138-9L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1723.4259.51291798-119-12W1Game Log
Washington Senators II1526.36612.01251775-1210-14L8Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics3015.667--19716117-613-9W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins2121.5007.518115610-1211-9L2Game Log
California Angels2123.4778.514316310-811-15W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1921.4758.51421489-1010-11L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1621.43210.010711110-116-10W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox1522.40511.014014511-84-14L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
St. Louis Cardinals2616.619--19416513-712-10W4Game Log
New York Mets2415.6151.516312010-1014-5W3Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2417.5851.517513012-1012-7L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs2121.5005.01681818-1213-9L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1618.4716.01131287-129-6W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1425.35910.51141636-128-13L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants3013.698--19313914-716-6W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2122.4889.017117113-128-10W1Game Log
Houston Astros2022.4769.51451327-913-13L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves2022.4769.51611809-1111-11L4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds1724.41512.01381617-1310-11W1Game Log
San Diego Padres1230.28617.51392046-186-12L3Game Log

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