1971 Montreal Expos season

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1971 Montreal Expos
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Charles Bronfman
General manager(s) Jim Fanning
Manager(s) Gene Mauch
Local television CBC Television
(Don Drysdale, Dave Van Horne)
Télévision de Radio-Canada
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Guy Ferron)
Local radio CFCF (English)
(Dave Van Horne, Russ Taylor)
CKLM (French)
(Jean-Pierre Roy, Jean-Paul Sarault)
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Offseason[edit]

Spring training[edit]

The Expos held spring training at West Palm Beach Municipal Stadium in West Palm Beach, Florida, a facility they shared with the Atlanta Braves. It was their third season at the stadium.

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

NL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Pittsburgh Pirates 97 65 0.599 52–28 45–37
St. Louis Cardinals 90 72 0.556 7 45–36 45–36
Chicago Cubs 83 79 0.512 14 44–37 39–42
New York Mets 83 79 0.512 14 44–37 39–42
Montreal Expos 71 90 0.441 25½ 36–44 35–46
Philadelphia Phillies 67 95 0.414 30 34–47 33–48


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1971 National League Records

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


Opening Day starters[edit]

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1971 Montreal Expos
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

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
2B Hunt, RonRon Hunt 152 520 145 .279 5 38

Other batters[edit]

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

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

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

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Britton, JimJim Britton 16 45.2 2 3 5.72 23

Relief pitchers[edit]

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

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Marshall, MikeMike Marshall 66 5 8 23 4.28 85

Award winners[edit]

1971 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Winnipeg Whips International League Clyde McCullough and Jimmy Bragan
AA Québec Carnavals Eastern League Gus Niarhos
A West Palm Beach Expos Florida State League Bobby Malkmus
A-Short Season Jamestown Falcons New York–Penn League Ed Sadowski
A-Short Season Watertown Expos Northern League Bob Oldis

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ron Hunt at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ "1971 Montreal Expos Picks in the MLB January Draft-Regular Phase". Baseball Reference. Retrieved May 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ Kiss Em Goodbye: An ESPN Treasury of failed, forgotten, and departed teams, p. 184, Dennis Purdy, Ballantine Books, New York, 2010, ISBN 978-0-345-52012-8
  4. ^ a b Ron Swoboda at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Stan Swanson at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/draft/?year_ID=1971&round=1&draft_type=junreg
  7. ^ Steve Rogers at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Mike Torrez at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ Jimy Williams at Baseball Reference

References[edit]