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1971 Season


1970 / 1972

Top Hitter


Willie
Stargell

Top Pitcher


Wilbur
Wood

1971 World Series








Defeated
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(As of March 1, 1971)





Glossary
                1971 1972 1973 1974 1975
# Top Prospect
1
30
344.6
237.8
2.8
114.1
-10.1
2.5
.549
9.7
.548
15.8
.590
22.2
.630
29.0
.543 Ron Cey
2
31
280.3
183.4
3.9
102.8
-9.8
5.2
.556
16.9
.445
23.5
.543
23.7
.444
35.0
.497 George Foster
3
21
256.4
196.5
19.3
32.5
8.1
3.9
.525
12.9
.548
10.8
.549
24.8
.519
20.5
.594 Carlton Fisk
4
35
215.1
191.7
6.5
17.8
-0.9
1.5
.639
11.7
.519
17.6
.599
11.0
.562
16.2
.566 Bobby Grich
5
31
188.2
116.1
11.1
69.4
-8.5
3.5
.556
-0.9
.481
4.1
.500
7.7
.534
22.6
.506 Jose Cruz
6
23
186.3
129.7
6.8
55.6
-5.8
6.3
.599
5.2
.619
4.8
.494
10.2
.543
16.5
.571 Dave Parker
7
25
147.2
163.0
-41.3
23.9
1.7
3.8
.396
0.1
.351
6.1
.352
17.9
.525
18.5
.488 Toby Harrah
8
25
146.8
107.7
12.4
25.5
1.2
-0.7
.370
11.6
.462
6.1
.438
6.6
.475
6.7
.497 Buddy Bell
9
26
137.0
75.9
-0.8
62.5
-0.7
1.4
.488
1.2
.565
3.5
.475
7.5
.500
15.3
.466 Brian Downing
10
19
131.3
85.5
2.2
37.3
6.4
4.7
.429
-1.2
.417
12.9
.457
6.0
.469
8.2
.420 Darrell Porter
11
20
131.0
21.2
-2.1
113.1
-1.3
1.5
.512
3.8
.548
15.7
.478
8.9
.407
12.3
.463 Rick Reuschel
12
22
127.2
101.9
-10.8
48.9
-12.8
-1.5
.488
3.0
.617
4.8
.611
5.0
.605
7.5
.667 Ken Griffey
13
19
125.7
140.0
-16.6
13.9
-11.6
7.3
.506
10.7
.455
16.1
.472
24.7
.543
2.1
.416 Darrell Evans
14
23
113.6
54.7
14.7
37.9
6.3
0.6
.463
8.9
.500
9.0
.500
15.4
.506
16.6
.478 Rick Dempsey
15
17
112.5
45.4
11.9
51.0
4.2
3.5
.528
3.3
.494
6.9
.543
3.0
.475
6.3
.562 Frank White
16
22
109.3
82.3
-7.1
48.4
-14.3
3.5
.488
0.1
.549
1.7
.506
13.3
.500
14.0
.398 Ken Forsch
17
25
90.6
104.9
0.0
0.4
-14.7
2.0
.414
5.2
.378
1.3
.438
1.2
.494
8.8
.531 Bob Boone
18
28
88.8
39.9
0.5
52.3
-4.0
-0.8
.512
8.6
.532
7.0
.509
22.6
.438
13.4
.506 Jon Matlack
19
19
88.5
92.0
-12.9
11.2
-1.9
-0.1
.627
0.8
.600
-2.8
.580
3.5
.556
4.6
.605 Phil Garner
20
21
68.0
44.5
-2.8
24.2
2.1
5.4
.469
0.1
.484
-3.7
.488
6.2
.420
4.2
.447 Mickey Rivers
21
24
47.8
43.7
-6.9
22.6
-11.5
0.8
.506
1.6
.510
7.4
.494
7.8
.549
9.1
.519 Doc Medich
22
18
22.6
39.7
-21.1
7.1
-3.0
-1.6
.379
2.0
.379
6.6
.370
-2.8
.370
-2.0
.438 Johnny Grubb
23
24
12.6
3.2
-0.9
9.4
0.9
-1.3
.562
0.9
.551
0.8
.525
0.6
.444
1.6
.358 Fernando Arroyo
24
20
11.1
-4.6
6.3
5.0
4.3
1.9
.441
-1.4
.449
0.9
.488
5.4
.491
-3.7
.463 Tony Scott
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Key

World Series Champion

League Champion

Division Champion

Wild Card Winner
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