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1971 American Association

1971 > Class AAA > League History
Overall: 560 games, 8 teams, approx. 140 games in season
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1970 / 1972
League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1970 / 1972

League Index / Batting Leaders / Pitching Leaders / Map of Teams / Other Years: 1970 / 1972

League Standings

Regular Season

East Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Indianapolis Indians CIN 84 55 1 .604 --
Iowa Oaks OAK 71 69 0 .507 13.5
Omaha Royals KCR 69 70 0 .496 15
Evansville Triplets MIL 60 78 2 .435 23.5

West Division

Tm Aff W L Ties W-L% GB
Denver Bears WSA 73 67 0 .521 --
Oklahoma City 89ers HOU 71 69 0 .507 2
Wichita Aeros CLE 66 74 0 .471 7
Tulsa Oilers STL 64 76 1 .457 9

League Batting

Tm Aff BatAge R/G G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
Denver Bears WSA 25.5 5.48 140 5524 4779 767 1321 228 54 114 711 37 22 622 930 .276 .361 .418 .780 1999 38 41 44 40
Iowa Oaks OAK 25.8 4.99 140 5395 4698 698 1242 216 18 160 647 41 32 590 1033 .264 .349 .420 .769 1974 32 47 28 39
Tulsa Oilers STL 25.8 4.81 141 5342 4616 678 1241 216 48 99 627 53 40 596 864 .269 .353 .401 .754 1850 30 60 40 59
Wichita Aeros CLE 23.9 4.54 140 5282 4712 636 1261 201 31 106 580 47 41 468 857 .268 .335 .391 .726 1842 30 39 33 26
Omaha Royals KCR 27.0 4.46 139 5350 4679 620 1278 218 34 89 570 44 48 532 681 .273 .349 .391 .740 1831 37 58 44 50
Oklahoma City 89ers HOU 24.0 4.14 140 5196 4661 580 1250 206 47 73 512 49 47 427 824 .268 .332 .380 .711 1769 28 54 26 53
Indianapolis Indians CIN 25.1 4.11 140 5169 4637 576 1204 177 45 82 515 66 51 425 881 .260 .324 .370 .694 1717 30 43 34 57
Evansville Triplets MIL 25.1 3.99 140 5056 4463 559 1135 202 46 90 517 116 57 463 935 .254 .328 .381 .708 1699 40 55 35 44
League Totals 25.3 4.57 1120 42314 37245 5114 9932 1664 323 813 4679 453 338 4123 7005 .267 .342 .394 .736 14681 265 397 284 368

League Pitching

Tm Aff PAge R/G W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
Indianapolis Indians CIN 23.7 3.35 84 55 .604 3.01 3.47 140 140 107 33 11 33 1217.0 1084 469 407 80 475 50 810 35 8 59 1.281 8.0 0.6 3.5 6.0 1.71
Oklahoma City 89ers HOU 23.2 4.14 71 69 .507 3.67 4.32 140 140 96 44 12 24 1207.0 1112 579 492 78 611 26 1133 35 6 79 1.428 8.3 0.6 4.6 8.4 1.85
Omaha Royals KCR 25.2 4.24 69 70 .496 3.66 4.39 139 139 103 36 16 23 1210.0 1249 590 492 95 451 47 987 26 2 52 1.405 9.3 0.7 3.4 7.3 2.19
Iowa Oaks OAK 25.1 4.59 71 69 .507 4.12 4.75 140 140 110 30 5 32 1216.0 1256 642 557 111 475 47 796 28 4 56 1.424 9.3 0.8 3.5 5.9 1.68
Evansville Triplets MIL 25.6 4.77 60 78 .435 4.41 5.15 140 140 104 36 11 18 1167.0 1247 668 572 113 526 57 733 27 4 56 1.519 9.6 0.9 4.1 5.7 1.39
Wichita Aeros CLE 25.2 5.04 66 74 .471 4.57 5.25 140 140 125 15 8 40 1211.0 1270 706 615 134 587 57 885 46 4 51 1.533 9.4 1.0 4.4 6.6 1.51
Denver Bears WSA 26.5 5.19 73 67 .521 4.63 5.35 140 140 114 26 7 31 1222.0 1420 727 629 94 473 51 824 33 2 60 1.549 10.5 0.7 3.5 6.1 1.74
Tulsa Oilers STL 25.2 5.20 64 76 .457 4.66 5.49 141 141 105 36 11 20 1202.0 1294 733 622 108 525 33 837 35 4 65 1.513 9.7 0.8 3.9 6.3 1.59
League Totals 25.0 4.57 558 558 .500 4.09 4.77 1120 1120 864 256 81 221 9652.0 9932 5114 4386 813 4123 368 7005 265 34 478 1.456 9.3 0.8 3.8 6.5 1.70

League Fielding

Tm Aff G CG PO A E DP Fld% PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Attendance Managers
Indianapolis Indians CIN 140 3651 1467 127 130 .976 12 Vern Rapp
Omaha Royals KCR 139 3629 1477 133 140 .975 11 Jack McKeon
Denver Bears WSA 140 3666 1559 153 140 .972 22 n/a
Wichita Aeros CLE 140 3632 1363 148 118 .971 14 Ken Aspromonte
Tulsa Oilers STL 141 3607 1541 164 150 .969 12 Warren Spahn and Gary Geiger
Oklahoma City 89ers HOU 140 3620 1299 156 118 .969 37 Jimmy Williams
Evansville Triplets MIL 140 3502 1563 167 119 .968 8 Del Crandall
Iowa Oaks OAK 140 3648 1468 172 119 .967 12 Sherm Lollar
League Totals 1120 28955 11737 1220 1034 .971 128

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