1971 San Diego Padres
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)C. Arnholdt Smith
General manager(s)Buzzie Bavasi
Manager(s)Preston Gómez
Local televisionKCST
(Duke Snider, Bob Chandler)
Local radioKOGO
(Duke Snider, Jerry Gross)
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The 1971 San Diego Padres season was the third season in franchise history.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
San Francisco Giants 90 72 0.556 51–30 39–42
Los Angeles Dodgers 89 73 0.549 1 42–39 47–34
Atlanta Braves 82 80 0.506 8 43–39 39–41
Cincinnati Reds 79 83 0.488 11 46–35 33–48
Houston Astros 79 83 0.488 11 39–42 40–41
San Diego Padres 61 100 0.379 28½ 33–48 28–52

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12]
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta 5–7 9–9 9–9 9–9 7–5 7–5 8–4 4–8 11–7 7–11 6–6
Chicago 7–5 6–6 5–7 8–4 8–10 11–7 11–7 6–12 9–3 3–9 9–9
Cincinnati 9–9 6–6 5–13 7–11 7–5 8–4 5–7 5–7 10–8 9–9 8–4
Houston 9–9 7–5 13–5 8–10 4–8 5–7 8–4 4–8 10–8 9–9 2–10
Los Angeles 9–9 4–8 11–7 10–8 8–4 5–7 7–5 4–8 13–5 12–6 6–6
Montreal 5–7 10–8 5–7 8–4 4–8 9–9 6–12 7–11 6–5 7–5 4–14
New York 5–7 7–11 4–8 7–5 7–5 9–9 13–5 10–8 7–5 4–8 10–8
Philadelphia 4-8 7–11 2–10 3–9 5–7 6–10 5–13 6–12 4–8 6–6 7–11
Pittsburgh 8–4 12–6 7–5 8–4 8–4 11–7 8–10 12–6 9–3 3–9 11–7
San Diego 7–11 3–9 8–10 8–10 5–13 5–6 5–7 8–4 3–9 5–13 4–8
San Francisco 11–7 9–3 9–9 9–9 6–12 5–7 8–4 6–6 9–3 13–5 5–7
St. Louis 6–6 9–9 4–8 10–2 6–6 14–4 8–10 11–7 7–11 8–4 7–5


Notable transactions

Roster

1971 San Diego Padres
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

= Indicates team leader

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Bob Barton 121 376 94 .250 5 23
1B Nate Colbert 156 565 149 .264 27 84
2B Don Mason 113 344 73 .212 2 11
SS Enzo Hernández 143 549 122 .222 0 12
3B Ed Spezio 97 308 71 .231 7 36
LF Leron Lee 79 256 70 .273 4 21
CF Cito Gaston 141 518 118 .228 17 61
RF Ollie Brown 145 484 132 .273 9 55

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Dave Campbell 108 365 83 .227 7 29
Larry Stahl 114 308 78 .253 8 36
Ivan Murrell 103 255 60 .235 7 24
Garry Jestadt 75 189 55 .291 0 13
Fred Kendall 49 111 19 .171 1 7
Johnny Jeter 18 75 24 .320 1 3
Tommy Dean 41 70 8 .114 0 1
Chris Cannizzaro 21 63 12 .190 1 8
Ángel Bravo 52 58 9 .155 0 6
Ron Slocum 7 18 0 .000 0 0
Al Ferrara 17 17 2 .118 0 2
Rod Gaspar 16 17 2 .118 0 2
Mike Ivie 6 17 8 .471 0 3
Jerry Morales 12 17 2 .118 0 1
Ray Webster 10 8 1 .125 0 0
Dave Robinson 7 6 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dave Roberts 37 269.2 14 17 2.10 135
Clay Kirby 38 267.1 15 13 2.83 231
Steve Arlin 36 227.2 9 19 3.48 156
Tom Phoebus 29 133.1 3 11 4.46 80
Fred Norman 20 127.1 3 12 3.32 77
Ed Acosta 8 46.0 3 3 2.74 16

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Danny Coombs 19 57.2 1 6 6.24 37
Al Santorini 18 38.1 0 2 3.76 21
Jay Franklin 3 5.2 0 1 6.35 4

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Al Severinsen 59 2 5 8 3.47 31
Dick Kelley 48 2 3 2 3.47 42
Bob Miller 38 7 3 7 1.41 36
Bill Laxton 18 0 2 0 6.83 23
Gary Ross 13 1 3 0 2.96 13
Mike Corkins 8 0 0 0 3.46 16
Mike Caldwell 6 1 0 0 0.00 5

Award winners

1971 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League Bill Adair
A Lodi Padres California League George Freese
A-Short Season Tri-City Padres Northwest League Cliff Ditto

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Tri-City[5]

References

  1. ^ Sonny Ruberto at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Bill Laxton at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ "1971 San Diego Padres Roster by Baseball Almanac".
  4. ^ Al Santorini at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd and 3rd editions. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997 and 2007