1971 Cincinnati Reds season

1971 Cincinnati Reds season

The 1971 Cincinnati Reds season consisted of the Reds finishing in a fourth place tie with the Houston Astros in the National League West, with a record of 79-83, 11 games behind the NL West champion San Francisco Giants. The Reds were managed by Sparky Anderson, and played their first full season of home games at Riverfront Stadium, which had opened at mid-season in the previous year. This was the team's only losing season of the 1970s.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L GB Pct.
San Francisco Giants 90 72 -- .556
Los Angeles Dodgers 89 73 1 .549
Atlanta Braves 82 80 8 .506
Cincinnati Reds 79 83 11 .488
Houston Astros 79 83 11 .488
San Diego Padres 61 100 28.5 .379

Notable transactions

Roster

1971 Cincinnati Reds
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

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
CF Foster, GeorgeGeorge Foster 104 368 86 .234 10 50

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
Duffy, FrankFrank Duffy 13 16 3 .188 0 1

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

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

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
Blateric, SteveSteve Blateric 2 0 0 0 13.50 4

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Indianapolis Indians American Association Vern Rapp
AA Trois-Rivières Aigles Eastern League Jim Snyder
A Tampa Tarpons Florida State League Russ Nixon
Short-Season A Sioux Falls Packers Northern League Dave Pavlesic
Rookie GCL Reds Gulf Coast League Ron Plaza
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Notes

References

  • 1971 Cincinnati Reds season at Baseball Reference