1971 Oakland Athletics Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 101-60
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 907,835, Avg. 12,436
Ballpark: Oakland Coliseum
Won Division
American League Championship Series - Lost to Baltimore Orioles 3-0
Manager: Dick Williams (101-60)
Location: Oakland, California
1971 Oakland Athletics Statistics
1971 Oakland Athletics Roster

The Oakland Athletics of the American League ended the 1971 season with a record of 101 wins and 60 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division.

The Athletics scored 691 runs and surrendered 564 runs. Reggie Jackson walloped 32 home runs for Oakland, while Rick Monday, Sal Bando, Dave Duncan and Mike Epstein each swatted 20 or more, too. Sal Bando recorded 94 runs batted in. Reggie Jackson paced all regular hitters by hitting .277. Vida Blue earned 24 wins on the mound for the team, plus Catfish Hunter and Chuck Dobson added 15 or more wins, too Vida Blue earned a 1.82 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Dick Williams coached the team. The 1971 Oakland Athletics qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Regular Season Runs For: 691
Regular Season Runs Against: 564

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 5, 1971 Oakland Athletics 0 at Washington Senators 8 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 7, 1971 Chicago White Sox 6 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 0-1 0-1 0-2
April 7, 1971 Chicago White Sox 12 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 0-2 0-1 0-3
April 9, 1971 Kansas City Royals 0 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 1-2 0-1 1-3
April 10, 1971 Kansas City Royals 4 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 2-2 0-1 2-3
April 11, 1971 Kansas City Royals 10 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 2-3 0-1 2-4
April 12, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 2-3 1-1 3-4
April 13, 1971 Oakland Athletics 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 2-3 2-1 4-4
April 14, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 2-3 3-1 5-4
April 15, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Minnesota Twins 3 W 2-3 4-1 6-4
April 16, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 2-3 5-1 7-4
April 17, 1971 Oakland Athletics 0 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 2-3 5-2 7-5
April 18, 1971 Oakland Athletics 11 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 2-3 6-2 8-5
April 18, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 2-3 7-2 9-5
April 20, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at California Angels 0 W 2-3 8-2 10-5
April 21, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at California Angels 2 W 2-3 9-2 11-5
April 22, 1971 Oakland Athletics 7 at California Angels 3 W 2-3 10-2 12-5
April 23, 1971 Detroit Tigers 2 at Oakland Athletics 9 W 3-3 10-2 13-5
April 24, 1971 Detroit Tigers 4 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 4-3 10-2 14-5
April 25, 1971 Detroit Tigers 10 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 4-4 10-2 14-6
April 26, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 5-4 10-2 15-6
April 27, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 5-5 10-2 15-7
April 28, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 6-5 10-2 16-7
April 29, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 6-6 10-2 16-8
April 30, 1971 Cleveland Indians 1 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 7-6 10-2 17-8
May 1, 1971 Cleveland Indians 2 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 7-7 10-2 17-9
May 2, 1971 Cleveland Indians 5 at Oakland Athletics 8 W 8-7 10-2 18-9
May 2, 1971 Cleveland Indians 7 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 8-8 10-2 18-10
May 4, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 8-8 10-3 18-11
May 5, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Detroit Tigers 0 W 8-8 11-3 19-11
May 9, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 8-8 12-3 20-11
May 9, 1971 Oakland Athletics 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 8-8 13-3 21-11
May 11, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Cleveland Indians 7 L 8-8 13-4 21-12
May 12, 1971 Oakland Athletics 8 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 8-8 14-4 22-12
May 13, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 8-8 15-4 23-12
May 14, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 8-8 16-4 24-12
May 15, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 8-8 16-5 24-13
May 16, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 10 L 8-8 16-6 24-14
May 16, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 8-8 17-6 25-14
May 18, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 9-8 17-6 26-14
May 19, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 10-8 17-6 27-14
May 20, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Oakland Athletics 7 W 11-8 17-6 28-14
May 21, 1971 Minnesota Twins 10 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 11-9 17-6 28-15
May 22, 1971 Minnesota Twins 1 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 12-9 17-6 29-15
May 23, 1971 Minnesota Twins 1 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 13-9 17-6 30-15
May 25, 1971 California Angels 5 at Oakland Athletics 7 W 14-9 17-6 31-15
May 26, 1971 California Angels 7 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 14-10 17-6 31-16
May 28, 1971 Oakland Athletics 3 at Boston Red Sox 4 L 14-10 17-7 31-17
May 29, 1971 Oakland Athletics 12 at Boston Red Sox 8 W 14-10 18-7 32-17
May 31, 1971 Oakland Athletics 3 at New York Yankees 5 L 14-10 18-8 32-18
May 31, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at New York Yankees 3 W 14-10 19-8 33-18
June 1, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at New York Yankees 2 W 14-10 20-8 34-18
June 4, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Washington Senators 3 W 14-10 21-8 35-18
June 5, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Washington Senators 1 W 14-10 22-8 36-18
June 6, 1971 Oakland Athletics 8 at Washington Senators 1 W 14-10 23-8 37-18
June 8, 1971 Boston Red Sox 5 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 14-11 23-8 37-19
June 9, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 6 W 15-11 23-8 38-19
June 11, 1971 New York Yankees 6 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 15-12 23-8 38-20
June 12, 1971 New York Yankees 3 at Oakland Athletics 13 W 16-12 23-8 39-20
June 13, 1971 New York Yankees 5 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 16-13 23-8 39-21
June 15, 1971 Washington Senators 2 at Oakland Athletics 8 W 17-13 23-8 40-21
June 16, 1971 Washington Senators 1 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 18-13 23-8 41-21
June 18, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 18-13 24-8 42-21
June 19, 1971 Oakland Athletics 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 18-13 25-8 43-21
June 20, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 7 L 18-13 25-9 43-22
June 20, 1971 Oakland Athletics 11 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 W 18-13 26-9 44-22
June 21, 1971 Oakland Athletics 3 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 18-13 27-9 45-22
June 22, 1971 Oakland Athletics 1 at Minnesota Twins 10 L 18-13 27-10 45-23
June 23, 1971 Oakland Athletics 8 at Minnesota Twins 3 W 18-13 28-10 46-23
June 25, 1971 Kansas City Royals 0 at Oakland Athletics 7 W 19-13 28-10 47-23
June 26, 1971 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 4 W 20-13 28-10 48-23
June 27, 1971 Kansas City Royals 0 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 21-13 28-10 49-23
June 27, 1971 Kansas City Royals 6 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 21-14 28-10 49-24
June 28, 1971 Minnesota Twins 4 at Oakland Athletics 6 W 22-14 28-10 50-24
June 29, 1971 Minnesota Twins 5 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 22-15 28-10 50-25
June 30, 1971 Minnesota Twins 10 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 22-16 28-10 50-26
July 2, 1971 Oakland Athletics 0 at California Angels 1 L 22-16 28-11 50-27
July 3, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at California Angels 3 W 22-16 29-11 51-27
July 4, 1971 Oakland Athletics 2 at California Angels 1 W 22-16 30-11 52-27
July 5, 1971 Oakland Athletics 1 at California Angels 2 L 22-16 30-12 52-28
July 6, 1971 Oakland Athletics 9 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 22-16 31-12 53-28
July 7, 1971 Oakland Athletics 1 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 22-16 31-13 53-29
July 8, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 22-16 32-13 54-29
July 9, 1971 California Angels 0 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 23-16 32-13 55-29
July 10, 1971 California Angels 3 at Oakland Athletics 0 L 23-17 32-13 55-30
July 11, 1971 California Angels 2 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 24-17 32-13 56-30
July 11, 1971 California Angels 6 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 24-18 32-13 56-31
July 15, 1971 Detroit Tigers 7 at Oakland Athletics 8 W 25-18 32-13 57-31
July 16, 1971 Detroit Tigers 0 at Oakland Athletics 4 W 26-18 32-13 58-31
July 17, 1971 Detroit Tigers 2 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 26-19 32-13 58-32
July 18, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 26-20 32-13 58-33
July 19, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 26-21 32-13 58-34
July 20, 1971 Cleveland Indians 3 at Oakland Athletics 6 W 27-21 32-13 59-34
July 21, 1971 Cleveland Indians 3 at Oakland Athletics 4 W 28-21 32-13 60-34
July 23, 1971 Oakland Athletics 9 at Detroit Tigers 7 W 28-21 33-13 61-34
July 24, 1971 Oakland Athletics 7 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 28-21 34-13 62-34
July 25, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 28-21 34-14 62-35
July 25, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 28-21 35-14 63-35
July 27, 1971 Oakland Athletics 0 at Baltimore Orioles 1 L 28-21 35-15 63-36
July 27, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 28-21 35-16 63-37
July 28, 1971 Oakland Athletics 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 28-21 35-17 63-38
July 30, 1971 Oakland Athletics 1 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 28-21 35-18 63-39
July 31, 1971 Oakland Athletics 9 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 28-21 36-18 64-39
August 1, 1971 Oakland Athletics 7 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 28-21 37-18 65-39
August 1, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 28-21 38-18 66-39
August 2, 1971 Oakland Athletics 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 28-21 39-18 67-39
August 3, 1971 Oakland Athletics 7 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 28-21 40-18 68-39
August 4, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Oakland Athletics 6 W 29-21 40-18 69-39
August 5, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 30-21 40-18 70-39
August 6, 1971 Chicago White Sox 7 at Oakland Athletics 0 L 30-22 40-18 70-40
August 7, 1971 Chicago White Sox 0 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 31-22 40-18 71-40
August 8, 1971 Chicago White Sox 9 at Oakland Athletics 7 L 31-23 40-18 71-41
August 8, 1971 Chicago White Sox 3 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 31-24 40-18 71-42
August 10, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 31-24 41-18 72-42
August 10, 1971 Oakland Athletics 7 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 31-24 42-18 73-42
August 11, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 31-24 43-18 74-42
August 12, 1971 Oakland Athletics 9 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 31-24 44-18 75-42
August 13, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at New York Yankees 2 W 31-24 45-18 76-42
August 14, 1971 Oakland Athletics 1 at New York Yankees 0 W 31-24 46-18 77-42
August 15, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at New York Yankees 4 W 31-24 47-18 78-42
August 17, 1971 Oakland Athletics 1 at Washington Senators 8 L 31-24 47-19 78-43
August 18, 1971 Oakland Athletics 3 at Washington Senators 10 L 31-24 47-20 78-44
August 20, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 0 L 31-25 47-20 78-45
August 21, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 4 W 32-25 47-20 79-45
August 22, 1971 Boston Red Sox 3 at Oakland Athletics 9 W 33-25 47-20 80-45
August 22, 1971 Boston Red Sox 1 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 34-25 47-20 81-45
August 23, 1971 New York Yankees 2 at Oakland Athletics 8 W 35-25 47-20 82-45
August 24, 1971 New York Yankees 1 at Oakland Athletics 0 L 35-26 47-20 82-46
August 25, 1971 New York Yankees 4 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 35-27 47-20 82-47
August 27, 1971 Washington Senators 2 at Oakland Athletics 6 W 36-27 47-20 83-47
August 28, 1971 Washington Senators 6 at Oakland Athletics 10 W 37-27 47-20 84-47
August 29, 1971 Washington Senators 3 at Oakland Athletics 4 W 38-27 47-20 85-47
August 29, 1971 Washington Senators 0 at Oakland Athletics 9 W 39-27 47-20 86-47
August 31, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at California Angels 1 W 39-27 48-20 87-47
September 1, 1971 Oakland Athletics 7 at California Angels 0 W 39-27 49-20 88-47
September 3, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Minnesota Twins 9 L 39-27 49-21 88-48
September 3, 1971 Oakland Athletics 1 at Minnesota Twins 2 L 39-27 49-22 88-49
September 4, 1971 Oakland Athletics 5 at Minnesota Twins 4 W 39-27 50-22 89-49
September 5, 1971 Oakland Athletics 3 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 39-27 50-23 89-50
September 6, 1971 California Angels 4 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 39-28 50-23 89-51
September 7, 1971 California Angels 6 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 39-29 50-23 89-52
September 8, 1971 California Angels 0 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 40-29 50-23 90-52
September 10, 1971 Minnesota Twins 4 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 41-29 50-23 91-52
September 11, 1971 Minnesota Twins 3 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 42-29 50-23 92-52
September 12, 1971 Minnesota Twins 7 at Oakland Athletics 5 L 42-30 50-23 92-53
September 13, 1971 Oakland Athletics 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 42-30 51-23 93-53
September 14, 1971 Oakland Athletics 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 42-30 51-24 93-54
September 15, 1971 Oakland Athletics 3 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 42-30 52-24 94-54
September 15, 1971 Oakland Athletics 3 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 42-30 52-25 94-55
September 17, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 5 W 42-30 53-25 95-55
September 18, 1971 Oakland Athletics 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 42-30 54-25 96-55
September 19, 1971 Oakland Athletics 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 42-30 55-25 97-55
September 21, 1971 Chicago White Sox 5 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 42-31 55-25 97-56
September 21, 1971 Chicago White Sox 6 at Oakland Athletics 2 L 42-32 55-25 97-57
September 22, 1971 Chicago White Sox 3 at Oakland Athletics 0 L 42-33 55-25 97-58
September 23, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 43-33 55-25 98-58
September 24, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Oakland Athletics 0 L 43-34 55-25 98-59
September 25, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 8 at Oakland Athletics 6 L 43-35 55-25 98-60
September 26, 1971 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Oakland Athletics 7 W 44-35 55-25 99-60
September 28, 1971 Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 45-35 55-25 100-60
September 29, 1971 Kansas City Royals 7 at Oakland Athletics 8 W 46-35 55-25 101-60
October 3, 1971 Oakland Athletics 3 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
October 4, 1971 Oakland Athletics 1 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
October 5, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 0-1 0-2 0-3