1971 Boston Red Sox Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 85-77
Finished 3rd in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 1,630,612, Avg. 21,741
Ballpark: Fenway Park II
Manager: Eddie Kasko (85-77)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
1971 Boston Red Sox Statistics
1971 Boston Red Sox Roster

The Boston Red Sox of the American League ended the 1971 season with a record of 85 wins and 77 losses, finishing third in the AL's East Division.

The Red Sox scored 691 runs and conceded 667 runs. Reggie Smith walloped 30 home runs for Boston, while Rico Petrocelli, George Scott and Carl Yastrzemski each swatted 20 or more, too. Reggie Smith drove in 96 runs and topped batters with significant playing time by hitting .283. Sonny Siebert led the team with 16 wins and a team-best 2.91 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Eddie Kasko coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 691
Regular Season Runs Against: 667

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 6, 1971 New York Yankees 1 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 8, 1971 Boston Red Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 1-0 0-1 1-1
April 10, 1971 Boston Red Sox 10 at Cleveland Indians 11 L 1-0 0-2 1-2
April 11, 1971 Boston Red Sox 2 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 1-0 0-3 1-3
April 12, 1971 Boston Red Sox 10 at Washington Senators 7 W 1-0 1-3 2-3
April 13, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Washington Senators 3 W 1-0 2-3 3-3
April 14, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Washington Senators 6 L 1-0 2-4 3-4
April 16, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 1-0 3-4 4-4
April 17, 1971 Boston Red Sox 9 at Detroit Tigers 10 L 1-0 3-5 4-5
April 18, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Detroit Tigers 0 W 1-0 4-5 5-5
April 19, 1971 Cleveland Indians 5 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 1-1 4-5 5-6
April 20, 1971 Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 2-1 4-5 6-6
April 21, 1971 Cleveland Indians 7 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 3-1 4-5 7-6
April 23, 1971 Chicago White Sox 1 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 4-1 4-5 8-6
April 24, 1971 Chicago White Sox 2 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 5-1 4-5 9-6
April 25, 1971 Chicago White Sox 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 6-1 4-5 10-6
April 27, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 6-2 4-5 10-7
April 28, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 7-2 4-5 11-7
April 30, 1971 Minnesota Twins 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 8-2 4-5 12-7
May 1, 1971 Minnesota Twins 7 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 8-3 4-5 12-8
May 2, 1971 Minnesota Twins 0 at Boston Red Sox 1 W 9-3 4-5 13-8
May 2, 1971 Minnesota Twins 8 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 10-3 4-5 14-8
May 4, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 10-3 5-5 15-8
May 6, 1971 Boston Red Sox 10 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 10-3 6-5 16-8
May 7, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 W 10-3 7-5 17-8
May 8, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 10-3 8-5 18-8
May 9, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 L 10-3 8-6 18-9
May 11, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Minnesota Twins 4 W 10-3 9-6 19-9
May 12, 1971 Boston Red Sox 0 at Minnesota Twins 1 L 10-3 9-7 19-10
May 14, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 11-3 9-7 20-10
May 15, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 11-4 9-7 20-11
May 17, 1971 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 12-4 9-7 21-11
May 18, 1971 Detroit Tigers 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 13-4 9-7 22-11
May 19, 1971 New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 14-4 9-7 23-11
May 20, 1971 New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 15-4 9-7 24-11
May 21, 1971 Boston Red Sox 8 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 15-4 10-7 25-11
May 22, 1971 Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 15-4 10-8 25-12
May 23, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at Baltimore Orioles 12 L 15-4 10-9 25-13
May 23, 1971 Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 15-4 11-9 26-13
May 24, 1971 Washington Senators 8 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 15-5 11-9 26-14
May 25, 1971 Washington Senators 6 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 15-6 11-9 26-15
May 26, 1971 Washington Senators 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 16-6 11-9 27-15
May 27, 1971 Washington Senators 2 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 17-6 11-9 28-15
May 28, 1971 Oakland Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 18-6 11-9 29-15
May 29, 1971 Oakland Athletics 12 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 18-7 11-9 29-16
May 31, 1971 Kansas City Royals 7 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 18-8 11-9 29-17
May 31, 1971 Kansas City Royals 9 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 18-9 11-9 29-18
June 1, 1971 Kansas City Royals 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 18-10 11-9 29-19
June 2, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at New York Yankees 6 L 18-10 11-10 29-20
June 3, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at New York Yankees 2 W 18-10 12-10 30-20
June 4, 1971 California Angels 1 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 19-10 12-10 31-20
June 5, 1971 California Angels 3 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 19-11 12-10 31-21
June 6, 1971 California Angels 5 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 19-12 12-10 31-22
June 8, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 19-12 13-10 32-22
June 9, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 6 L 19-12 13-11 32-23
June 11, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 19-12 13-12 32-24
June 12, 1971 Boston Red Sox 0 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 19-12 13-13 32-25
June 13, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 19-12 13-14 32-26
June 14, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at California Angels 3 W 19-12 14-14 33-26
June 15, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at California Angels 5 L 19-12 14-15 33-27
June 16, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at California Angels 1 W 19-12 15-15 34-27
June 18, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Washington Senators 8 L 19-12 15-16 34-28
June 19, 1971 Boston Red Sox 0 at Washington Senators 2 L 19-12 15-17 34-29
June 20, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at Washington Senators 3 W 19-12 16-17 35-29
June 22, 1971 Cleveland Indians 0 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 20-12 16-17 36-29
June 22, 1971 Cleveland Indians 9 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 20-13 16-17 36-30
June 23, 1971 Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 21-13 16-17 37-30
June 25, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 21-14 16-17 37-31
June 26, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 22-14 16-17 38-31
June 26, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 23-14 16-17 39-31
June 27, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 24-14 16-17 40-31
June 28, 1971 Washington Senators 4 at Boston Red Sox 10 W 25-14 16-17 41-31
June 29, 1971 Washington Senators 2 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 26-14 16-17 42-31
June 30, 1971 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 26-14 17-17 43-31
July 1, 1971 Boston Red Sox 8 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 26-14 18-17 44-31
July 2, 1971 New York Yankees 6 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 26-15 18-17 44-32
July 3, 1971 New York Yankees 2 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 26-16 18-17 44-33
July 4, 1971 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 27-16 18-17 45-33
July 5, 1971 New York Yankees 7 at Boston Red Sox 12 W 28-16 18-17 46-33
July 6, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 28-16 19-17 47-33
July 7, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 28-16 19-18 47-34
July 7, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 28-16 20-18 48-34
July 8, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 28-16 21-18 49-34
July 9, 1971 Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 28-16 21-19 49-35
July 10, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at New York Yankees 5 L 28-16 21-20 49-36
July 11, 1971 Boston Red Sox 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 28-16 21-21 49-37
July 15, 1971 Minnesota Twins 0 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 29-16 21-21 50-37
July 16, 1971 Minnesota Twins 4 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 30-16 21-21 51-37
July 17, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 11 at Boston Red Sox 13 W 31-16 21-21 52-37
July 17, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 32-16 21-21 53-37
July 18, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 32-17 21-21 53-38
July 20, 1971 Chicago White Sox 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 33-17 21-21 54-38
July 21, 1971 Chicago White Sox 1 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 34-17 21-21 55-38
July 22, 1971 Chicago White Sox 4 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 34-18 21-21 55-39
July 23, 1971 Boston Red Sox 8 at Minnesota Twins 6 W 34-18 22-21 56-39
July 24, 1971 Boston Red Sox 6 at Minnesota Twins 3 W 34-18 23-21 57-39
July 25, 1971 Boston Red Sox 2 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 34-18 23-22 57-40
July 26, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Minnesota Twins 2 L 34-18 23-23 57-41
July 27, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 34-18 23-24 57-42
July 27, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 W 34-18 24-24 58-42
July 28, 1971 Boston Red Sox 0 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 L 34-18 24-25 58-43
July 29, 1971 Boston Red Sox 0 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 L 34-18 24-26 58-44
July 30, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 34-18 24-27 58-45
July 31, 1971 Boston Red Sox 6 at Chicago White Sox 0 W 34-18 25-27 59-45
August 1, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 34-18 26-27 60-45
August 1, 1971 Boston Red Sox 6 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 34-18 27-27 61-45
August 2, 1971 Boston Red Sox 7 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 34-18 28-27 62-45
August 4, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 34-18 28-28 62-46
August 5, 1971 Detroit Tigers 4 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 35-18 28-28 63-46
August 6, 1971 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 35-19 28-28 63-47
August 7, 1971 Detroit Tigers 12 at Boston Red Sox 8 L 35-20 28-28 63-48
August 8, 1971 Detroit Tigers 8 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 35-21 28-28 63-49
August 9, 1971 Detroit Tigers 11 at Boston Red Sox 12 W 36-21 28-28 64-49
August 10, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 36-22 28-28 64-50
August 10, 1971 Oakland Athletics 7 at Boston Red Sox 5 L 36-23 28-28 64-51
August 11, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 36-24 28-28 64-52
August 12, 1971 Oakland Athletics 9 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 36-25 28-28 64-53
August 13, 1971 Kansas City Royals 5 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 36-26 28-28 64-54
August 14, 1971 Kansas City Royals 6 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 36-27 28-28 64-55
August 15, 1971 Kansas City Royals 5 at Boston Red Sox 1 L 36-28 28-28 64-56
August 16, 1971 California Angels 5 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 37-28 28-28 65-56
August 17, 1971 California Angels 4 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 37-29 28-28 65-57
August 18, 1971 California Angels 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 38-29 28-28 66-57
August 20, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 0 W 38-29 29-28 67-57
August 21, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 38-29 29-29 67-58
August 22, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at Oakland Athletics 9 L 38-29 29-30 67-59
August 22, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 38-29 29-31 67-60
August 24, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 38-29 29-32 67-61
August 25, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 38-29 29-33 67-62
August 26, 1971 Boston Red Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 0 W 38-29 30-33 68-62
August 27, 1971 Boston Red Sox 0 at California Angels 1 L 38-29 30-34 68-63
August 28, 1971 Boston Red Sox 6 at California Angels 2 W 38-29 31-34 69-63
August 29, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at California Angels 2 L 38-29 31-35 69-64
August 31, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 39-29 31-35 70-64
September 1, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 8 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 39-30 31-35 70-65
September 2, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 40-30 31-35 71-65
September 3, 1971 Cleveland Indians 2 at Boston Red Sox 9 W 41-30 31-35 72-65
September 4, 1971 Cleveland Indians 11 at Boston Red Sox 9 L 41-31 31-35 72-66
September 5, 1971 Cleveland Indians 1 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 42-31 31-35 73-66
September 6, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at New York Yankees 5 L 42-31 31-36 73-67
September 6, 1971 Boston Red Sox 0 at New York Yankees 3 L 42-31 31-37 73-68
September 7, 1971 Boston Red Sox 9 at New York Yankees 3 W 42-31 32-37 74-68
September 8, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at New York Yankees 2 L 42-31 32-38 74-69
September 9, 1971 Boston Red Sox 12 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 42-31 33-38 75-69
September 10, 1971 Boston Red Sox 6 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 42-31 34-38 76-69
September 11, 1971 Boston Red Sox 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 42-31 34-39 76-70
September 12, 1971 Boston Red Sox 2 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 42-31 34-40 76-71
September 13, 1971 New York Yankees 4 at Boston Red Sox 0 L 42-32 34-40 76-72
September 14, 1971 New York Yankees 6 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 42-33 34-40 76-73
September 15, 1971 Boston Red Sox 6 at Cleveland Indians 5 W 42-33 35-40 77-73
September 16, 1971 Boston Red Sox 10 at Cleveland Indians 7 W 42-33 36-40 78-73
September 17, 1971 Boston Red Sox 10 at Washington Senators 7 W 42-33 37-40 79-73
September 18, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Washington Senators 6 L 42-33 37-41 79-74
September 19, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at Washington Senators 3 W 42-33 38-41 80-74
September 21, 1971 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 43-33 38-41 81-74
September 22, 1971 Detroit Tigers 2 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 44-33 38-41 82-74
September 24, 1971 Washington Senators 0 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 45-33 38-41 83-74
September 25, 1971 Washington Senators 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 W 46-33 38-41 84-74
September 26, 1971 Washington Senators 1 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 47-33 38-41 85-74
September 28, 1971 Boston Red Sox 2 at Baltimore Orioles 10 L 47-33 38-42 85-75
September 28, 1971 Boston Red Sox 4 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 47-33 38-43 85-76
September 29, 1971 Boston Red Sox 0 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 47-33 38-44 85-77