1971 Atlanta Braves Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 82-80
Finished 3rd in the NL's West Division
Attendance: 1,006,320, Avg. 13,241
Ballpark: Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium
Manager: Lum Harris (82-80)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
1971 Atlanta Braves Statistics
1971 Atlanta Braves Roster

The Atlanta Braves of the National League ended the 1971 season with a record of 82 wins and 80 losses, finishing third in the NL's West Division.

The Braves scored 643 runs and gave up 699 runs. Hank Aaron walloped 47 home runs for Atlanta, and Earl Williams added 20 or more, too. Hank Aaron drove in 118 runs. Ralph Garr led all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .343. Phil Niekro topped the team with 15 wins, while Tom Kelley recorded a 2.96 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Lum Harris coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 643
Regular Season Runs Against: 699

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 5, 1971 Atlanta Braves 7 at Cincinnati Reds 4 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 7, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 0-0 2-0 2-0
April 9, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 0-1 2-0 2-1
April 10, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 1-1 2-0 3-1
April 11, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 2-1 2-0 4-1
April 12, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 2-2 2-0 4-2
April 13, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 2-3 2-0 4-3
April 14, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 8 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 2-4 2-0 4-4
April 16, 1971 Atlanta Braves 8 at Philadelphia Phillies 7 W 2-4 3-0 5-4
April 17, 1971 Atlanta Braves 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 W 2-4 4-0 6-4
April 18, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 W 2-4 5-0 7-4
April 20, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 W 2-4 6-0 8-4
April 21, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 L 2-4 6-1 8-5
April 22, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 L 2-4 6-2 8-6
April 24, 1971 San Diego Padres 3 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 2-5 6-2 8-7
April 25, 1971 San Diego Padres 3 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 2-6 6-2 8-8
April 25, 1971 San Diego Padres 3 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 3-6 6-2 9-8
April 27, 1971 San Francisco Giants 6 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 3-7 6-2 9-9
April 28, 1971 San Francisco Giants 5 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 3-8 6-2 9-10
April 29, 1971 San Francisco Giants 5 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 3-9 6-2 9-11
April 30, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 4-9 6-2 10-11
May 1, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 5-9 6-2 11-11
May 2, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 6-9 6-2 12-11
May 4, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at San Diego Padres 3 L 6-9 6-3 12-12
May 5, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at San Diego Padres 1 W 6-9 7-3 13-12
May 5, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at San Diego Padres 5 L 6-9 7-4 13-13
May 7, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at San Francisco Giants 4 L 6-9 7-5 13-14
May 8, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 6-9 8-5 14-14
May 9, 1971 Atlanta Braves 6 at San Francisco Giants 5 W 6-9 9-5 15-14
May 9, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at San Francisco Giants 5 L 6-9 9-6 15-15
May 11, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 6 L 6-9 9-7 15-16
May 12, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 L 6-9 9-8 15-17
May 14, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 7-9 9-8 16-17
May 15, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 8-9 9-8 17-17
May 16, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 8-10 9-8 17-18
May 17, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 9-10 9-8 18-18
May 18, 1971 New York Mets 6 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 10-10 9-8 19-18
May 19, 1971 Montreal Expos 4 at Atlanta Braves 10 W 11-10 9-8 20-18
May 20, 1971 Montreal Expos 4 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 11-11 9-8 20-19
May 21, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at New York Mets 6 L 11-11 9-9 20-20
May 22, 1971 Atlanta Braves 7 at New York Mets 8 L 11-11 9-10 20-21
May 23, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at New York Mets 4 L 11-11 9-11 20-22
May 24, 1971 Atlanta Braves 9 at Montreal Expos 4 W 11-11 10-11 21-22
May 25, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Montreal Expos 3 L 11-11 10-12 21-23
May 26, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at Montreal Expos 11 L 11-11 10-13 21-24
May 27, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Montreal Expos 1 W 11-11 11-13 22-24
May 28, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 11-11 11-14 22-25
May 29, 1971 Atlanta Braves 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 L 11-11 11-15 22-26
May 30, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 L 11-11 11-16 22-27
May 31, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 L 11-11 11-17 22-28
June 1, 1971 Houston Astros 7 at Atlanta Braves 6 L 11-12 11-17 22-29
June 2, 1971 Houston Astros 1 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 12-12 11-17 23-29
June 3, 1971 Houston Astros 2 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 13-12 11-17 24-29
June 4, 1971 Chicago Cubs 11 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 13-13 11-17 24-30
June 5, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 14-13 11-17 25-30
June 6, 1971 Chicago Cubs 6 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 14-14 11-17 25-31
June 7, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Atlanta Braves 6 L 14-15 11-17 25-32
June 8, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 15-15 11-17 26-32
June 9, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 16-15 11-17 27-32
June 10, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Houston Astros 1 W 16-15 12-17 28-32
June 11, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Houston Astros 5 L 16-15 12-18 28-33
June 12, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Houston Astros 3 L 16-15 12-19 28-34
June 13, 1971 Atlanta Braves 9 at Houston Astros 0 W 16-15 13-19 29-34
June 14, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 16-15 13-20 29-35
June 15, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 16-15 13-21 29-36
June 16, 1971 Atlanta Braves 6 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 16-15 14-21 30-36
June 17, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 16-15 14-22 30-37
June 18, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 16-15 14-23 30-38
June 19, 1971 Atlanta Braves 9 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 16-15 15-23 31-38
June 20, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 16-15 15-24 31-39
June 20, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 16-15 15-25 31-40
June 21, 1971 Montreal Expos 4 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 17-15 15-25 32-40
June 21, 1971 Montreal Expos 5 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 17-16 15-25 32-41
June 22, 1971 Montreal Expos 0 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 18-16 15-25 33-41
June 23, 1971 Montreal Expos 6 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 18-17 15-25 33-42
June 25, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 6 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 19-17 15-25 34-42
June 25, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Atlanta Braves 10 W 20-17 15-25 35-42
June 26, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Atlanta Braves 1 W 21-17 15-25 36-42
June 27, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 21-18 15-25 36-43
June 28, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at Houston Astros 6 L 21-18 15-26 36-44
June 28, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Houston Astros 6 L 21-18 15-27 36-45
June 29, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at Houston Astros 4 W 21-18 16-27 37-45
June 30, 1971 Atlanta Braves 6 at Montreal Expos 5 W 21-18 17-27 38-45
July 1, 1971 Atlanta Braves 7 at Montreal Expos 3 W 21-18 18-27 39-45
July 2, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at New York Mets 2 W 21-18 19-27 40-45
July 3, 1971 Atlanta Braves 7 at New York Mets 1 W 21-18 20-27 41-45
July 4, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at New York Mets 0 W 21-18 21-27 42-45
July 5, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 21-19 21-27 42-46
July 6, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 22-19 21-27 43-46
July 7, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 23-19 21-27 44-46
July 9, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 11 L 23-19 21-28 44-47
July 10, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 23-19 21-29 44-48
July 15, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 23-20 21-29 44-49
July 16, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 24-20 21-29 45-49
July 17, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 at Atlanta Braves 10 W 25-20 21-29 46-49
July 18, 1971 San Francisco Giants 2 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 26-20 21-29 47-49
July 18, 1971 San Francisco Giants 5 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 26-21 21-29 47-50
July 19, 1971 San Francisco Giants 11 at Atlanta Braves 8 L 26-22 21-29 47-51
July 20, 1971 San Diego Padres 1 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 27-22 21-29 48-51
July 21, 1971 San Diego Padres 7 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 28-22 21-29 49-51
July 21, 1971 San Diego Padres 0 at Atlanta Braves 1 W 29-22 21-29 50-51
July 22, 1971 San Diego Padres 0 at Atlanta Braves 1 W 30-22 21-29 51-51
July 23, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 30-22 22-29 52-51
July 24, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 L 30-22 22-30 52-52
July 25, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 30-22 23-30 53-52
July 27, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at San Francisco Giants 3 W 30-22 24-30 54-52
July 28, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at San Francisco Giants 2 L 30-22 24-31 54-53
July 29, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 30-22 25-31 55-53
July 30, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at San Diego Padres 1 W 30-22 26-31 56-53
July 31, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at San Diego Padres 2 W 30-22 27-31 57-53
August 1, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at San Diego Padres 2 L 30-22 27-32 57-54
August 2, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 30-22 27-33 57-55
August 3, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 L 30-22 27-34 57-56
August 4, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 30-22 28-34 58-56
August 5, 1971 New York Mets 1 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 31-22 28-34 59-56
August 6, 1971 New York Mets 9 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 31-23 28-34 59-57
August 7, 1971 New York Mets 20 at Atlanta Braves 6 L 31-24 28-34 59-58
August 8, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 32-24 28-34 60-58
August 10, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 32-24 29-34 61-58
August 11, 1971 Atlanta Braves 9 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 32-24 30-34 62-58
August 12, 1971 Houston Astros 5 at Atlanta Braves 10 W 33-24 30-34 63-58
August 13, 1971 Houston Astros 8 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 33-25 30-34 63-59
August 14, 1971 Houston Astros 0 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 34-25 30-34 64-59
August 15, 1971 Houston Astros 5 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 34-26 30-34 64-60
August 16, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 34-27 30-34 64-61
August 17, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 35-27 30-34 65-61
August 18, 1971 Chicago Cubs 7 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 35-28 30-34 65-62
August 20, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 36-28 30-34 66-62
August 21, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Atlanta Braves 8 W 37-28 30-34 67-62
August 22, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 13 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 37-29 30-34 67-63
August 23, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 37-30 30-34 67-64
August 23, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 15 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 37-31 30-34 67-65
August 24, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Atlanta Braves 15 W 38-31 30-34 68-65
August 25, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 13 at Atlanta Braves 6 L 38-32 30-34 68-66
August 27, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 38-32 30-35 68-67
August 28, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 38-32 31-35 69-67
August 29, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 38-32 32-35 70-67
August 31, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at San Francisco Giants 9 L 38-32 32-36 70-68
September 1, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at San Francisco Giants 4 L 38-32 32-37 70-69
September 3, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at San Diego Padres 3 L 38-32 32-38 70-70
September 4, 1971 Atlanta Braves 11 at San Diego Padres 7 W 38-32 33-38 71-70
September 5, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at San Diego Padres 2 W 38-32 34-38 72-70
September 6, 1971 Houston Astros 6 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 38-33 34-38 72-71
September 7, 1971 Houston Astros 5 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 38-34 34-38 72-72
September 10, 1971 San Francisco Giants 5 at Atlanta Braves 7 W 39-34 34-38 73-72
September 11, 1971 San Francisco Giants 4 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 40-34 34-38 74-72
September 12, 1971 San Francisco Giants 6 at Atlanta Braves 1 L 40-35 34-38 74-73
September 13, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at Cincinnati Reds 2 L 40-35 34-39 74-74
September 14, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at Cincinnati Reds 2 W 40-35 35-39 75-74
September 15, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Houston Astros 2 W 40-35 36-39 76-74
September 16, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Houston Astros 3 W 40-35 37-39 77-74
September 17, 1971 Atlanta Braves 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 40-35 38-39 78-74
September 18, 1971 Atlanta Braves 9 at Los Angeles Dodgers 6 W 40-35 39-39 79-74
September 19, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 12 L 40-35 39-40 79-75
September 19, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 40-35 39-41 79-76
September 21, 1971 San Diego Padres 2 at Atlanta Braves 5 W 41-35 39-41 80-76
September 22, 1971 San Diego Padres 7 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 41-36 39-41 80-77
September 24, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Atlanta Braves 0 L 41-37 39-41 80-78
September 25, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Atlanta Braves 4 L 41-38 39-41 80-79
September 26, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Atlanta Braves 2 L 41-39 39-41 80-80
September 28, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 42-39 39-41 81-80
September 30, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 43-39 39-41 82-80


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