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Baseball on Friday, September 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 Angels4Chicago White Sox9BoxBart Johnson (11-10)Rudy May (10-12)CAL  K McMullen (19)  CHA  R Reichardt (17)Walt Williams (31.5)
Baltimore Orioles4Detroit Tigers9Box G1Tom Timmermann (7-6)Dave McNally (19-5)DET  J Northrup (15), M Stanley (7)Mickey Stanley (43.7)
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers5Box G2Fred Scherman (11-6)Dave Leonhard (2-3)BAL  D Johnson (17), F Robinson (27)  DET  D McAuliffe (18), J Northrup (16)Dick McAuliffe (30.1)
Oakland Athletics6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxDarold Knowles (6-4)Ken Sanders (7-11)MIL  A Kosco (9), D Porter (2)  OAK  S Bando (22), R Jackson (30)Tommy Davis (28.8)
Kansas City Royals2Minnesota Twins1BoxMike Hedlund (15-7)Jim Perry (16-16)MIN  L Cardenas (18)Paul Schaal (13.4)
Cleveland Indians0New York Yankees1Box G1Fritz Peterson (14-12)Sam McDowell (13-16)NoneThurman Munson (10.3)
Cleveland Indians1New York Yankees7Box G2Stan Bahnsen (14-10)Mike Paul (2-6)CLE  G Nettles (26)  NYA  T Munson (10)Thurman Munson (24.7)
Boston Red Sox10Washington Senators7BoxBobby Bolin (5-3)Casey Cox (5-7)BOS  C Fisk (2), R Petrocelli (26), R Smith (28)Reggie Smith (54.6)
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros4BoxDon Wilson (16-8)Wayne Simpson (4-7)NoneDenis Menke (40.3)
Atlanta Braves3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxCecil Upshaw (11-6)Hoyt Wilhelm (0-1)ATL  H Aaron (44), M Lum 2 (13)Mike Lum (79.7)
St. Louis Cardinals7Montreal Expos2BoxBob Gibson (16-12)Carl Morton (9-16)SLN  J Torre (24)Matty Alou (23.2)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxJoe Decker (3-1)Ken Reynolds (4-8)CHN  C James (2)  PHI  D Johnson (33)Cleo James (32.4)
New York Mets3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxGary Gentry (12-10)Nelson Briles (7-4)NYN  E Kranepool (14), T Martinez (1), K Singleton (11)Ted Martinez (11.3)
San Diego Padres5San Francisco Giants7BoxJuan Marichal (15-11)Steve Arlin (9-18)SFN  D Dietz (18)Dick Dietz (41.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles9056.616--66751040-3250-24L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers8766.5696.566961136-4151-25W6Game Log
Boston Red Sox7973.52014.065663437-4042-33W3Game Log
New York Yankees7774.51015.560358235-4042-34W2Game Log
Washington Senators II5989.39932.049761828-4731-42L3Game Log
Cleveland Indians5893.38434.552569030-4628-47L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics9555.633--65052553-2542-30W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals8070.53315.055851837-3643-34W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox7179.47324.057657435-3936-40W2Game Log
California Angels7180.47024.548253438-3833-42L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6979.46625.061463334-4335-36L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers6486.42731.050557330-4034-46L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates9260.605--75657141-3351-27L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals8468.5538.068265942-3441-35W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs7873.51713.559760837-3941-34W4Game Log
New York Mets7873.51713.556151637-3941-34W1Game Log
Montreal Expos6484.43226.056765634-4430-40L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies6190.40430.551565229-4532-45L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
San Francisco Giants8467.556--66061334-3850-29W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers8269.5432.062154644-3238-37L3Game Log
Atlanta Braves7471.5107.058663336-3838-33W4Game Log
Houston Astros7274.4939.552951935-3537-39W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds7378.48311.054053331-4542-33L1Game Log
San Diego Padres5590.37926.044855625-5030-40L1Game Log

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