1971 Washington Senators Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 63-96
Finished 5th in the AL's East Division
Attendance: 655,156, Avg. 8,509
Ballpark: R.F.K. Stadium
Manager: Ted Williams (63-96)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
1971 Washington Senators Statistics
1971 Washington Senators Roster

The Washington Senators of the American League ended the 1971 season with a record of 63 wins and 96 losses, finishing fifth in the AL's East Division.

The Senators plated 537 runs and allowed 660 runs. Frank Howard paced Washington with 26 home runs and drove in 83 runs, while leading hitters with significant playing time by connecting at a .279 clip. Dick Bosman topped the squad with 12 wins and a team-best 3.73 ERA, tops among regularly-used pitchers.

Ted Williams coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 537
Regular Season Runs Against: 660

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