1971 Chicago Cubs Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 83-79
Finished 3rd in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 1,653,007, Avg. 21,468
Ballpark: Wrigley Field
Manager: Leo Durocher (83-79)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1971 Chicago Cubs Statistics
1971 Chicago Cubs Roster

The Chicago Cubs of the National League ended the 1971 season with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses, finishing third in the NL's East Division.

The Cubs plated 637 runs and conceded 648 runs. Billy Williams paced Chicago with 28 home runs, while Ron Santo, Jim Hickman and Joe Pepitone each walloped 20 or more as well. Billy Williams accounted for 93 RBI. Glenn Beckert led all regular hitters with a .342 average. Fergie Jenkins earned 24 wins on the mound for the team, plus Milt Pappas added 15 or more wins, too Fergie Jenkins registered a 2.77 earned run average, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Leo Durocher coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 637
Regular Season Runs Against: 648

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 6, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 7, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 14 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 8, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Houston Astros 7 L 1-1 0-1 1-2
April 9, 1971 Chicago Cubs 6 at Houston Astros 0 W 1-1 1-1 2-2
April 10, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Houston Astros 2 L 1-1 1-2 2-3
April 11, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Houston Astros 7 L 1-1 1-3 2-4
April 12, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 4 L 1-1 1-4 2-5
April 13, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 1-1 2-4 3-5
April 15, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at San Diego Padres 3 W 1-1 3-4 4-5
April 16, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at San Francisco Giants 9 L 1-1 3-5 4-6
April 17, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at San Francisco Giants 5 L 1-1 3-6 4-7
April 18, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at San Francisco Giants 5 L 1-1 3-7 4-8
April 18, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at San Francisco Giants 8 L 1-1 3-8 4-9
April 20, 1971 Houston Astros 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 2-1 3-8 5-9
April 22, 1971 Houston Astros 6 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 2-2 3-8 5-10
April 23, 1971 New York Mets 7 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 2-3 3-8 5-11
April 24, 1971 New York Mets 5 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 3-3 3-8 6-11
April 25, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 4-3 3-8 7-11
April 28, 1971 Montreal Expos 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 5-3 3-8 8-11
April 29, 1971 Montreal Expos 7 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 5-4 3-8 8-12
April 30, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 5-5 3-8 8-13
May 1, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 6-5 3-8 9-13
May 2, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 1 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 7-5 3-8 10-13
May 3, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Mets 3 L 7-5 3-9 10-14
May 4, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Mets 2 L 7-5 3-10 10-15
May 5, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at New York Mets 4 W 7-5 4-10 11-15
May 7, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Montreal Expos 3 L 7-5 4-11 11-16
May 8, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Montreal Expos 0 W 7-5 5-11 12-16
May 9, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Montreal Expos 7 L 7-5 5-12 12-17
May 10, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 0 W 7-5 6-12 13-17
May 11, 1971 Chicago Cubs 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 W 7-5 7-12 14-17
May 12, 1971 Chicago Cubs 9 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 W 7-5 8-12 15-17
May 14, 1971 San Diego Padres 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 8-5 8-12 16-17
May 15, 1971 San Diego Padres 4 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 9-5 8-12 17-17
May 16, 1971 San Diego Padres 8 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 10-5 8-12 18-17
May 16, 1971 San Diego Padres 4 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 11-5 8-12 19-17
May 18, 1971 San Francisco Giants 7 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 11-6 8-12 19-18
May 19, 1971 San Francisco Giants 5 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 12-6 8-12 20-18
May 20, 1971 San Francisco Giants 8 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 12-7 8-12 20-19
May 21, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 12-8 8-12 20-20
May 22, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 13-8 8-12 21-20
May 23, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 13-9 8-12 21-21
May 25, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 L 13-9 8-13 21-22
May 26, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 9 L 13-9 8-14 21-23
May 27, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at St. Louis Cardinals 10 L 13-9 8-15 21-24
May 28, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 13-9 9-15 22-24
May 29, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 L 13-9 9-16 22-25
May 30, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 L 13-9 9-17 22-26
May 31, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 L 13-9 9-18 22-27
June 2, 1971 Chicago Cubs 6 at Cincinnati Reds 3 W 13-9 10-18 23-27
June 2, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 13-9 11-18 24-27
June 3, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Cincinnati Reds 0 W 13-9 12-18 25-27
June 4, 1971 Chicago Cubs 11 at Atlanta Braves 0 W 13-9 13-18 26-27
June 5, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Atlanta Braves 6 L 13-9 13-19 26-28
June 6, 1971 Chicago Cubs 6 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 13-9 14-19 27-28
June 7, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at Chicago Cubs 6 L 13-10 14-19 27-29
June 8, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Chicago Cubs 1 W 14-10 14-19 28-29
June 9, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 15-10 14-19 29-29
June 11, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 15-11 14-19 29-30
June 12, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 16-11 14-19 30-30
June 13, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 16-12 14-19 30-31
June 14, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 17-12 14-19 31-31
June 15, 1971 Atlanta Braves 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 18-12 14-19 32-31
June 16, 1971 Atlanta Braves 6 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 18-13 14-19 32-32
June 17, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 19-13 14-19 33-32
June 18, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Chicago Cubs 15 W 20-13 14-19 34-32
June 19, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 21-13 14-19 35-32
June 20, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 21-14 14-19 35-33
June 22, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at San Francisco Giants 2 L 21-14 14-20 35-34
June 23, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at San Francisco Giants 5 L 21-14 14-21 35-35
June 25, 1971 Chicago Cubs 12 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 W 21-14 15-21 36-35
June 26, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 21-14 16-21 37-35
June 27, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 21-14 17-21 38-35
June 28, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 6 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 21-15 17-21 38-36
June 29, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 22-15 17-21 39-36
June 30, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Chicago Cubs 10 W 23-15 17-21 40-36
July 2, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 23-16 17-21 40-37
July 3, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 24-16 17-21 41-37
July 4, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Chicago Cubs 9 W 25-16 17-21 42-37
July 5, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 25-17 17-21 42-38
July 6, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 1 W 25-17 18-21 43-38
July 7, 1971 Chicago Cubs 6 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 W 25-17 19-21 44-38
July 7, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 25-17 20-21 45-38
July 8, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 25-17 21-21 46-38
July 9, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at San Diego Padres 1 L 25-17 21-22 46-39
July 9, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at San Diego Padres 7 L 25-17 21-23 46-40
July 10, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at San Diego Padres 1 W 25-17 22-23 47-40
July 11, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at San Diego Padres 7 L 25-17 22-24 47-41
July 11, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at San Diego Padres 0 W 25-17 23-24 48-41
July 15, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 26-17 23-24 49-41
July 16, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Chicago Cubs 11 W 27-17 23-24 50-41
July 17, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 27-18 23-24 50-42
July 18, 1971 Montreal Expos 4 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 28-18 23-24 51-42
July 19, 1971 Montreal Expos 5 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 28-19 23-24 51-43
July 20, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 29-19 23-24 52-43
July 21, 1971 New York Mets 7 at Chicago Cubs 11 W 30-19 23-24 53-43
July 22, 1971 New York Mets 5 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 30-20 23-24 53-44
July 23, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 30-20 23-25 53-45
July 24, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at Philadelphia Phillies 1 W 30-20 24-25 54-45
July 25, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Philadelphia Phillies 2 L 30-20 24-26 54-46
July 26, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at Montreal Expos 2 W 30-20 25-26 55-46
July 27, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Montreal Expos 6 L 30-20 25-27 55-47
July 28, 1971 Chicago Cubs 10 at Montreal Expos 2 W 30-20 26-27 56-47
July 30, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at New York Mets 4 L 30-20 26-28 56-48
July 31, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at New York Mets 5 L 30-20 26-29 56-49
August 1, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Mets 2 W 30-20 27-29 57-49
August 2, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Houston Astros 2 L 30-20 27-30 57-50
August 3, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at Houston Astros 0 W 30-20 28-30 58-50
August 4, 1971 San Diego Padres 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 31-20 28-30 59-50
August 5, 1971 San Diego Padres 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 32-20 28-30 60-50
August 7, 1971 San Francisco Giants 5 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 33-20 28-30 61-50
August 8, 1971 San Francisco Giants 0 at Chicago Cubs 8 W 34-20 28-30 62-50
August 8, 1971 San Francisco Giants 4 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 34-21 28-30 62-51
August 10, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 W 34-21 29-30 63-51
August 11, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 34-21 29-31 63-52
August 13, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at Cincinnati Reds 8 L 34-21 29-32 63-53
August 14, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 34-21 30-32 64-53
August 15, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 34-21 30-33 64-54
August 16, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Atlanta Braves 0 W 34-21 31-33 65-54
August 17, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 34-21 31-34 65-55
August 18, 1971 Chicago Cubs 7 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 34-21 32-34 66-55
August 20, 1971 Houston Astros 2 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 35-21 32-34 67-55
August 20, 1971 Houston Astros 4 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 36-21 32-34 68-55
August 21, 1971 Houston Astros 3 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 36-22 32-34 68-56
August 22, 1971 Houston Astros 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 36-23 32-34 68-57
August 23, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 37-23 32-34 69-57
August 24, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 37-24 32-34 69-58
August 25, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 9 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 37-25 32-34 69-59
August 27, 1971 Atlanta Braves 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 38-25 32-34 70-59
August 28, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 38-26 32-34 70-60
August 29, 1971 Atlanta Braves 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 38-27 32-34 70-61
August 30, 1971 Montreal Expos 6 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 38-28 32-34 70-62
August 31, 1971 Montreal Expos 6 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 39-28 32-34 71-62
August 31, 1971 Montreal Expos 11 at Chicago Cubs 2 L 39-29 32-34 71-63
September 1, 1971 Montreal Expos 2 at Chicago Cubs 5 W 40-29 32-34 72-63
September 2, 1971 Montreal Expos 9 at Chicago Cubs 5 L 40-30 32-34 72-64
September 3, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 L 40-30 32-35 72-65
September 4, 1971 Chicago Cubs 7 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 40-30 33-35 73-65
September 5, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 12 L 40-30 33-36 73-66
September 6, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 40-30 33-37 73-67
September 6, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 L 40-30 33-38 73-68
September 8, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 L 40-30 33-39 73-69
September 10, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 8 at Chicago Cubs 7 L 40-31 33-39 73-70
September 11, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Chicago Cubs 7 W 41-31 33-39 74-70
September 12, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 4 at Chicago Cubs 0 L 41-32 33-39 74-71
September 13, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 41-33 33-39 74-72
September 14, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 41-34 33-39 74-73
September 15, 1971 Chicago Cubs 6 at New York Mets 2 W 41-34 34-39 75-73
September 15, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at New York Mets 2 W 41-34 35-39 76-73
September 16, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at New York Mets 0 W 41-34 36-39 77-73
September 17, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 41-34 37-39 78-73
September 18, 1971 Chicago Cubs 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 L 41-34 37-40 78-74
September 19, 1971 Chicago Cubs 6 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 41-34 38-40 79-74
September 21, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 42-34 38-40 80-74
September 22, 1971 New York Mets 1 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 43-34 38-40 81-74
September 23, 1971 New York Mets 5 at Chicago Cubs 4 L 43-35 38-40 81-75
September 24, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 6 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 43-36 38-40 81-76
September 25, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Chicago Cubs 4 W 44-36 38-40 82-76
September 26, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 44-37 38-40 82-77
September 28, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Montreal Expos 5 L 44-37 38-41 82-78
September 29, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at Montreal Expos 6 L 44-37 38-42 82-79
September 30, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at Montreal Expos 3 W 44-37 39-42 83-79