1971 Cincinnati Reds Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 79-83
Finished 4th in the NL's West Division
Attendance: 1,501,125, Avg. 19,752
Ballpark: Riverfront Stadium
Manager: Sparky Anderson (79-83)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
1971 Cincinnati Reds Statistics
1971 Cincinnati Reds Roster

The Cincinnati Reds of the National League ended the 1971 season with a record of 79 wins and 83 losses, finishing fourth in the NL's West Division.

The Reds plated 586 runs and allowed 581 runs. Lee May walloped 39 home runs for Cincinnati, while Johnny Bench and Tony Perez added 20 or more also. Lee May recorded 98 runs batted in. Pete Rose topped all qualifying hitters on the roster by hitting .304. Don Gullett led the team with 16 wins and a team-best 2.65 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Sparky Anderson coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 586
Regular Season Runs Against: 581

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


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