The following are the baseball events of the year 1971 throughout the world.

List of years in baseball

Champions

Major League Baseball

National League: Pittsburgh Pirates

American League: Baltimore Orioles

1971 World Series: Pittsburgh (NL) def. Baltimore (AL), 4 games to 3.

Inter-league playoff: Pittsburgh (NL) declined challenge by Tokyo Yomiuri Giants.

Other champions

Winter Leagues

Awards and honors

Statistical leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Tony Oliva .337 Joe Torre .363
HR Bill Melton 33 Willie Stargell 48
RBI Harmon Killebrew 119 Joe Torre 137
Wins Mickey Lolich 25 Ferguson Jenkins 24
ERA Vida Blue 1.82 Tom Seaver 1.76

Major league baseball final standings

Events

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November –December

Births

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Deaths

January–March

April–June

July–September

October–December

References

  1. ^ Charlie Finley: The Outrageous Story of Baseball's Super Showman, p.146, G. Michael Green and Roger D. Launius. Walker Publishing Company, New York, 2010, ISBN 978-0-8027-1745-0
  2. ^ John Perrotto (August 14, 2006). "Baseball Plog". Beaver County Times.
  3. ^ "Honoring First All-Minority Lineup". New York Times. September 17, 2006. p. Sports p. 2.