1971 Pittsburgh Pirates Game-by-Game Results

National League (NL)
Team Record: 97-65
Finished 1st in the NL's East Division
Attendance: 1,540,368, Avg. 20,005
Ballpark: Three Rivers Stadium
Won World Series
National League Championship Series - Defeated San Francisco Giants 3-1
World Series - Defeated Baltimore Orioles 4-3
Manager: Danny Murtaugh (97-65)
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1971 Pittsburgh Pirates Statistics
1971 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

The Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League ended the 1971 season with a record of 97 wins and 65 losses, finishing first in the NL's East Division.

The Pirates plated 788 runs, tops in the circuit. Pittsburgh gave up 599 runs. Willie Stargell walloped 48 home runs for the team, while Richie Hebner and Bob Robertson added 20 or more, too. Willie Stargell accounted for 125 RBI. Roberto Clemente paced all regular batters by connecting at a .341 clip. Dock Ellis topped the team with 19 wins, plus Steve Blass contributed 15 or more wins, too Steve Blass recorded a 2.85 ERA, leading regularly-used pitchers.

Danny Murtaugh coached the team. The 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates won the World Series.

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Regular Season Runs For: 788
Regular Season Runs Against: 599

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 6, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 8, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
April 9, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Atlanta Braves 2 W 2-0 1-0 3-0
April 10, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Atlanta Braves 5 L 2-0 1-1 3-1
April 11, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Atlanta Braves 3 L 2-0 1-2 3-2
April 12, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 2-0 2-2 4-2
April 13, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 2-0 3-2 5-2
April 14, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 L 2-0 3-3 5-3
April 16, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at New York Mets 1 L 2-0 3-4 5-4
April 17, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 0 W 2-0 4-4 6-4
April 18, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 1 W 2-0 5-4 7-4
April 18, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at New York Mets 5 L 2-0 5-5 7-5
April 20, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 2-1 5-5 7-6
April 21, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 3-1 5-5 8-6
April 22, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 4-1 5-5 9-6
April 23, 1971 San Francisco Giants 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 4-2 5-5 9-7
April 24, 1971 San Francisco Giants 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 4-3 5-5 9-8
April 25, 1971 San Francisco Giants 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 5-3 5-5 10-8
April 27, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 5-4 5-5 10-9
April 28, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 6-4 5-5 11-9
April 29, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 6-5 5-5 11-10
April 30, 1971 San Diego Padres 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 7-5 5-5 12-10
May 1, 1971 San Diego Padres 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 8-5 5-5 13-10
May 2, 1971 San Diego Padres 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 9-5 5-5 14-10
May 4, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 at San Francisco Giants 2 W 9-5 6-5 15-10
May 5, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Francisco Giants 2 L 9-5 6-6 15-11
May 7, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Los Angeles Dodgers 2 W 9-5 7-6 16-11
May 8, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 3 W 9-5 8-6 17-11
May 9, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 W 9-5 9-6 18-11
May 11, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 at San Diego Padres 4 W 9-5 10-6 19-11
May 12, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Diego Padres 2 L 9-5 10-7 19-12
May 14, 1971 New York Mets 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 9-6 10-7 19-13
May 15, 1971 New York Mets 9 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 9-7 10-7 19-14
May 16, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 10-7 10-7 20-14
May 17, 1971 Montreal Expos 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 11-7 10-7 21-14
May 18, 1971 Montreal Expos 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 12-7 10-7 22-14
May 19, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 12-7 11-7 23-14
May 20, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Cincinnati Reds 5 L 12-7 11-8 23-15
May 21, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Montreal Expos 2 W 12-7 12-8 24-15
May 22, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Montreal Expos 5 L 12-7 12-9 24-16
May 23, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Montreal Expos 4 L 12-7 12-10 24-17
May 25, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 12-8 12-10 24-18
May 26, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 13-8 12-10 25-18
May 27, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 14-8 12-10 26-18
May 28, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 14-9 12-10 26-19
May 29, 1971 Chicago Cubs 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 15-9 12-10 27-19
May 30, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 16-9 12-10 28-19
May 31, 1971 Chicago Cubs 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 17-9 12-10 29-19
June 1, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 18-9 12-10 30-19
June 2, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 19-9 12-10 31-19
June 3, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 19-10 12-10 31-20
June 4, 1971 Houston Astros 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 20-10 12-10 32-20
June 5, 1971 Houston Astros 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 20-11 12-10 32-21
June 6, 1971 Houston Astros 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 21-11 12-10 33-21
June 7, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at Chicago Cubs 6 W 21-11 13-10 34-21
June 8, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Chicago Cubs 1 L 21-11 13-11 34-22
June 9, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 21-11 13-12 34-23
June 10, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 21-11 14-12 35-23
June 11, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 21-11 15-12 36-23
June 12, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 3 W 21-11 16-12 37-23
June 13, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at St. Louis Cardinals 4 W 21-11 17-12 38-23
June 14, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Houston Astros 5 L 21-11 17-13 38-24
June 15, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Houston Astros 0 W 21-11 18-13 39-24
June 16, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Houston Astros 4 W 21-11 19-13 40-24
June 18, 1971 Montreal Expos 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 22-11 19-13 41-24
June 19, 1971 Montreal Expos 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 22-12 19-13 41-25
June 20, 1971 Montreal Expos 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 23-12 19-13 42-25
June 20, 1971 Montreal Expos 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 24-12 19-13 43-25
June 21, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 25-12 19-13 44-25
June 22, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 25-13 19-13 44-26
June 23, 1971 New York Mets 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 26-13 19-13 45-26
June 25, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 14 at Philadelphia Phillies 4 W 26-13 20-13 46-26
June 26, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at Philadelphia Phillies 9 W 26-13 21-13 47-26
June 27, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 8 L 26-13 21-14 47-27
June 27, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 at Philadelphia Phillies 9 W 26-13 22-14 48-27
June 28, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at St. Louis Cardinals 5 W 26-13 23-14 49-27
June 29, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 8 L 26-13 23-15 49-28
June 30, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at New York Mets 4 L 26-13 23-16 49-29
July 1, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Mets 0 W 26-13 24-16 50-29
July 2, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 1 W 26-13 25-16 51-29
July 3, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Chicago Cubs 3 L 26-13 25-17 51-30
July 4, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Chicago Cubs 9 L 26-13 25-18 51-31
July 5, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 at Chicago Cubs 2 W 26-13 26-18 52-31
July 6, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 27-13 26-18 53-31
July 7, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 28-13 26-18 54-31
July 8, 1971 Cincinnati Reds 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 29-13 26-18 55-31
July 9, 1971 Atlanta Braves 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 11 W 30-13 26-18 56-31
July 10, 1971 Atlanta Braves 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 31-13 26-18 57-31
July 15, 1971 San Diego Padres 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 32-13 26-18 58-31
July 16, 1971 San Diego Padres 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 33-13 26-18 59-31
July 17, 1971 San Diego Padres 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 34-13 26-18 60-31
July 18, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 35-13 26-18 61-31
July 18, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 36-13 26-18 62-31
July 19, 1971 Los Angeles Dodgers 10 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 36-14 26-18 62-32
July 20, 1971 San Francisco Giants 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 11 W 37-14 26-18 63-32
July 21, 1971 San Francisco Giants 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 37-15 26-18 63-33
July 22, 1971 San Francisco Giants 8 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 L 37-16 26-18 63-34
July 23, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at San Diego Padres 0 W 37-16 27-18 64-34
July 24, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at San Diego Padres 3 W 37-16 28-18 65-34
July 25, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at San Diego Padres 2 L 37-16 28-19 65-35
July 25, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at San Diego Padres 2 L 37-16 28-20 65-36
July 27, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Los Angeles Dodgers 8 L 37-16 28-21 65-37
July 28, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Los Angeles Dodgers 0 W 37-16 29-21 66-37
July 29, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 at Los Angeles Dodgers 5 W 37-16 30-21 67-37
July 30, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at San Francisco Giants 5 L 37-16 30-22 67-38
July 31, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 at San Francisco Giants 15 L 37-16 30-23 67-39
August 1, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at San Francisco Giants 11 L 37-16 30-24 67-40
August 1, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at San Francisco Giants 8 L 37-16 30-25 67-41
August 3, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 10 at Montreal Expos 6 W 37-16 31-25 68-41
August 4, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Montreal Expos 4 L 37-16 31-26 68-42
August 5, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Montreal Expos 2 W 37-16 32-26 69-42
August 6, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 37-17 32-26 69-43
August 7, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 L 37-18 32-26 69-44
August 8, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 38-18 32-26 70-44
August 8, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 38-19 32-26 70-45
August 10, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 1 L 38-20 32-26 70-46
August 11, 1971 Chicago Cubs 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 39-20 32-26 71-46
August 12, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 39-21 32-26 71-47
August 13, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 39-22 32-26 71-48
August 14, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 11 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 39-23 32-26 71-49
August 15, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 39-24 32-26 71-50
August 16, 1971 Houston Astros 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 40-24 32-26 72-50
August 17, 1971 Houston Astros 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 L 40-25 32-26 72-51
August 18, 1971 Houston Astros 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 3 W 41-25 32-26 73-51
August 19, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Cincinnati Reds 1 W 41-25 33-26 74-51
August 20, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 41-25 33-27 74-52
August 21, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 41-25 33-28 74-53
August 22, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Cincinnati Reds 6 L 41-25 33-29 74-54
August 23, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Atlanta Braves 3 W 41-25 34-29 75-54
August 23, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 15 at Atlanta Braves 4 W 41-25 35-29 76-54
August 24, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Atlanta Braves 15 L 41-25 35-30 76-55
August 25, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 13 at Atlanta Braves 6 W 41-25 36-30 77-55
August 27, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 7 at Houston Astros 3 W 41-25 37-30 78-55
August 28, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 at Houston Astros 4 L 41-25 37-31 78-56
August 29, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Houston Astros 2 W 41-25 38-31 79-56
August 30, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 4 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 42-25 38-31 80-56
August 31, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 43-25 38-31 81-56
September 1, 1971 Philadelphia Phillies 7 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 44-25 38-31 82-56
September 3, 1971 Montreal Expos 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 L 44-26 38-31 82-57
September 4, 1971 Montreal Expos 6 at Pittsburgh Pirates 7 W 45-26 38-31 83-57
September 5, 1971 Montreal Expos 2 at Pittsburgh Pirates 8 W 46-26 38-31 84-57
September 6, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 47-26 38-31 85-57
September 6, 1971 Chicago Cubs 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 48-26 38-31 86-57
September 8, 1971 Chicago Cubs 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 10 W 49-26 38-31 87-57
September 10, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Montreal Expos 3 L 49-26 38-32 87-58
September 11, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at Montreal Expos 4 L 49-26 38-33 87-59
September 12, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Montreal Expos 0 W 49-26 39-33 88-59
September 13, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at Chicago Cubs 1 W 49-26 40-33 89-59
September 14, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Chicago Cubs 3 W 49-26 41-33 90-59
September 15, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 50-26 41-33 91-59
September 16, 1971 St. Louis Cardinals 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 6 W 51-26 41-33 92-59
September 17, 1971 New York Mets 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 0 L 51-27 41-33 92-60
September 18, 1971 New York Mets 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 52-27 41-33 93-60
September 19, 1971 New York Mets 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 L 52-28 41-33 93-61
September 21, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 6 L 52-28 41-34 93-62
September 22, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 52-28 42-34 94-62
September 23, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 at St. Louis Cardinals 0 W 52-28 43-34 95-62
September 24, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at New York Mets 2 W 52-28 44-34 96-62
September 25, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at New York Mets 2 L 52-28 44-35 96-63
September 26, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 at New York Mets 3 L 52-28 44-36 96-64
September 28, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Philadelphia Phillies 6 L 52-28 44-37 96-65
September 30, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at Philadelphia Phillies 3 W 52-28 45-37 97-65
October 2, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 at San Francisco Giants 5 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
October 3, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 at San Francisco Giants 4 W 0-0 1-1 1-1
October 5, 1971 San Francisco Giants 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 2 W 1-0 1-1 2-1
October 6, 1971 San Francisco Giants 5 at Pittsburgh Pirates 9 W 2-0 1-1 3-1
October 9, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 2-0 1-2 3-2
October 11, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 at Baltimore Orioles 11 L 2-0 1-3 3-3
October 12, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Pittsburgh Pirates 5 W 3-0 1-3 4-3
October 13, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 4-0 1-3 5-3
October 14, 1971 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Pittsburgh Pirates 4 W 5-0 1-3 6-3
October 16, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Baltimore Orioles 3 L 5-0 1-4 6-4
October 17, 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 5-0 2-4 7-4