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Baseball on Tuesday, August 17, 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
California Angels4Boston Red Sox3BoxAndy Messersmith (12-12)Ken Tatum (2-4)BOS  D Josephson (8), R Petrocelli (22)Jim Spencer (21.9)
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox6Box G1Bart Johnson (7-7)Mickey Lolich (19-9)CHA  S Huntz 2 (2)Steve Huntz (75.0)
Detroit Tigers1Chicago White Sox4Box G2Joe Horlen (7-9)Les Cain (5-8)CHA  M Andrews (9), W Williams (6)  DET  A Rodriguez (13)Rich Morales (18.3)
Baltimore Orioles3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxEddie Watt (2-1)Ken Sanders (5-8)BAL  E Hendricks (7), B Powell (17)Ellie Hendricks (39.5)
Cleveland Indians3Minnesota Twins2BoxMike Paul (2-3)Bert Blyleven (10-14)CLE  V Pinson (7)Vada Pinson (39.4)
Kansas City Royals0New York Yankees2Box G1Fritz Peterson (13-7)Paul Splittorff (5-6)NoneThurman Munson (13.6)
Kansas City Royals5New York Yankees8Box G2Mike Kekich (8-6)Ted Abernathy (3-5)NYA  F Alou (5), B Murcer (22)Bobby Murcer (58.2)
Oakland Athletics1Washington Senators8BoxBill Gogolewski (3-2)Blue Moon Odom (7-9)WS2  F Howard (21), D Mincher (8)Frank Howard (21.8)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves5BoxJim Nash (7-7)Ray Newman (1-1)ATL  Z Versalles (5), E Williams (23)  CHN  R Santo (18)Ron Santo (34.9)
St. Louis Cardinals3Cincinnati Reds5BoxWayne Granger (4-4)Chuck Taylor (2-1)CIN  J Bench (23), H McRae (6)  SLN  J Torre (19)Tommy Helms (28.4)
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxClaude Osteen (12-7)Nolan Ryan (9-11)NoneClaude Osteen (14.4)
Houston Astros6Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxWade Blasingame (9-9)Bob Miller (7-5)PIT  R Clemente (12)Roberto Clemente (50.1)
Montreal Expos11San Diego Padres0BoxErnie McAnally (5-9)Steve Arlin (7-15)NoneRusty Staub (15.7)
Philadelphia Phillies1San Francisco Giants5BoxGaylord Perry (13-9)Ken Reynolds (3-5)NoneDave Kingman (13.6)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles7344.624--54040636-2737-17W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6557.53310.552652128-2837-29L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers6557.53310.553751429-3836-19L2Game Log
New York Yankees6261.50414.050648528-3234-29W2Game Log
Washington Senators II5070.41724.539748321-3429-36W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5073.40726.040352027-3623-37W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics7843.645--53642747-1931-24L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals6357.52514.545740832-3231-25L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5963.48419.545946429-2930-34W4Game Log
California Angels5767.46022.540445433-3324-34W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5466.45023.549452824-3330-33L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers5169.42526.539544422-3029-39L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7251.585--60146032-2640-25L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals6956.5524.056255133-2735-30L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6555.5425.548245831-3434-21L1Game Log
New York Mets5961.49211.544642029-3430-27L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies5369.43418.542651327-3826-31L3Game Log
Montreal Expos4872.40022.542754027-3821-34W3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants7351.589--54950629-2844-23W4Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6657.5376.550544333-2533-32W1Game Log
Houston Astros6058.50810.044642227-3033-28W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves6159.50810.048050028-3333-26W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds5964.48013.543844024-3835-26W3Game Log
San Diego Padres4476.36727.036447316-4228-34L1Game Log

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