Which MLB team had the longest winning streak in the 1971 season?

The Baltimore Orioles had the longest winning streak within the 1971 regular season at 16 straight games. During this streak they beat their opponents by an average of 4.6 runs. The streak started on Sep 19, 1971 and ended on Oct 11, 1971. In the playoffs, the Orioles made the World Series where they lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Longest 1971 MLB Winning Streaks

Team Winning Streak Start End Result
1 Baltimore Orioles 11 Sep 19 Sep 29 Lost WS
Pittsburgh Pirates 11 Jul 5 Jul 18 Won WS
3 Baltimore Orioles 9 May 31 Jun 11 Lost WS
San Francisco Giants 9 Apr 11 Apr 19 Lost NLCS
5 Houston Astros 8 Sep 5 Sep 13 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 8 Sep 6 Sep 14 Missed Playoffs
Montreal Expos 8 Aug 14 Aug 23 Missed Playoffs
8 Boston Red Sox 7 Jun 26 Jul 1 Missed Playoffs
California Angels 7 Apr 12 Apr 18 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Cubs 7 May 10 May 16 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 7 May 19 May 25 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 7 Sep 13 Sep 18 Missed Playoffs
Oakland Athletics 7 Apr 18 Apr 24 Lost ALCS
Oakland Athletics 7 Jul 31 Aug 5 Lost ALCS
Oakland Athletics 7 Aug 10 Aug 15 Lost ALCS
San Francisco Giants 7 Jun 18 Jun 23 Lost NLCS
St. Louis Cardinals 7 May 25 May 31 Missed Playoffs
18 Atlanta Braves 6 Jun 29 Jul 4 Missed Playoffs
Baltimore Orioles 6 Aug 21 Aug 28 Lost WS
Boston Red Sox 6 Sep 19 Sep 26 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 6 May 2 May 8 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 6 Jun 20 Jun 26 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 6 Jul 25 Jul 30 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 6 Aug 14 Aug 20 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 6 Jun 30 Jul 4 Missed Playoffs
Houston Astros 6 Jul 2 Jul 7 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Royals 6 May 28 Jun 5 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Royals 6 Jun 8 Jun 14 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Apr 19 Apr 25 Missed Playoffs
Minnesota Twins 6 Jun 14 Jun 19 Missed Playoffs
Oakland Athletics 6 Aug 27 Sep 1 Lost ALCS
Washington Senators 6 Jun 30 Jul 5 Missed Playoffs
33 Atlanta Braves 5 Sep 14 Sep 18 Missed Playoffs
Atlanta Braves 5 Jul 20 Jul 23 Missed Playoffs
Baltimore Orioles 5 Jul 27 Jul 31 Lost WS
Boston Red Sox 5 May 17 May 21 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 5 Apr 20 Apr 25 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Reds 5 Jul 9 Jul 15 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Royals 5 Aug 8 Aug 12 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Jul 1 Jul 5 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Jun 11 Jun 15 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Jul 30 Aug 3 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 May 27 May 31 Missed Playoffs
New York Mets 5 Apr 26 Apr 30 Missed Playoffs
New York Mets 5 Sep 1 Sep 4 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 5 Aug 2 Aug 6 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 5 Jul 22 Jul 25 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 5 May 7 May 13 Missed Playoffs
Oakland Athletics 5 Jun 15 Jun 20 Lost ALCS
Oakland Athletics 5 May 31 Jun 6 Lost ALCS
Oakland Athletics 5 Apr 12 Apr 16 Lost ALCS
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 May 29 Jun 2 Won WS
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Sep 4 Sep 8 Won WS
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Sep 12 Sep 16 Won WS
San Francisco Giants 5 Aug 29 Sep 4 Lost NLCS
San Francisco Giants 5 Aug 13 Aug 18 Lost NLCS
San Francisco Giants 5 May 10 May 15 Lost NLCS
San Francisco Giants 5 May 28 May 31 Lost NLCS
St. Louis Cardinals 5 Jul 21 Jul 24 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 5 Sep 24 Sep 28 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 5 Jul 9 Jul 15 Missed Playoffs
Team Winning Streak Start End Result
1 Baltimore Orioles 16 Sep 19 Oct 11 Lost WS
2 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 Jul 5 Jul 18 Won WS
3 Baltimore Orioles 9 May 31 Jun 11 Lost WS
San Francisco Giants 9 Apr 11 Apr 19 Lost NLCS
5 Houston Astros 8 Sep 5 Sep 13 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 8 Sep 6 Sep 14 Missed Playoffs
Montreal Expos 8 Aug 14 Aug 23 Missed Playoffs
8 Boston Red Sox 7 Jun 26 Jul 1 Missed Playoffs
California Angels 7 Apr 12 Apr 18 Missed Playoffs
Chicago Cubs 7 May 10 May 16 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 7 May 19 May 25 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Tigers 7 Sep 13 Sep 18 Missed Playoffs
Oakland Athletics 7 Apr 18 Apr 24 Lost ALCS
Oakland Athletics 7 Jul 31 Aug 5 Lost ALCS
Oakland Athletics 7 Aug 10 Aug 15 Lost ALCS
San Francisco Giants 7 Jun 18 Jun 23 Lost NLCS
St. Louis Cardinals 7 May 25 May 31 Missed Playoffs
18 Atlanta Braves 6 Jun 29 Jul 4 Missed Playoffs
Baltimore Orioles 6 Aug 21 Aug 28 Lost WS
Boston Red Sox 6 Sep 19 Sep 26 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 6 May 2 May 8 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 6 Jun 20 Jun 26 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 6 Jul 25 Jul 30 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 6 Aug 14 Aug 20 Missed Playoffs
Chicago White Sox 6 Jun 30 Jul 4 Missed Playoffs
Houston Astros 6 Jul 2 Jul 7 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Royals 6 May 28 Jun 5 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Royals 6 Jun 8 Jun 14 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Apr 19 Apr 25 Missed Playoffs
Minnesota Twins 6 Jun 14 Jun 19 Missed Playoffs
Oakland Athletics 6 Aug 27 Sep 1 Lost ALCS
Washington Senators 6 Jun 30 Jul 5 Missed Playoffs
33 Atlanta Braves 5 Sep 14 Sep 18 Missed Playoffs
Atlanta Braves 5 Jul 20 Jul 23 Missed Playoffs
Baltimore Orioles 5 Jul 27 Jul 31 Lost WS
Boston Red Sox 5 May 17 May 21 Missed Playoffs
Boston Red Sox 5 Apr 20 Apr 25 Missed Playoffs
Cincinnati Reds 5 Jul 9 Jul 15 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City Royals 5 Aug 8 Aug 12 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Jul 1 Jul 5 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Jun 11 Jun 15 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Jul 30 Aug 3 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Dodgers 5 May 27 May 31 Missed Playoffs
New York Mets 5 Apr 26 Apr 30 Missed Playoffs
New York Mets 5 Sep 1 Sep 4 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 5 Aug 2 Aug 6 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 5 Jul 22 Jul 25 Missed Playoffs
New York Yankees 5 May 7 May 13 Missed Playoffs
Oakland Athletics 5 Jun 15 Jun 20 Lost ALCS
Oakland Athletics 5 May 31 Jun 6 Lost ALCS
Oakland Athletics 5 Apr 12 Apr 16 Lost ALCS
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 May 29 Jun 2 Won WS
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Sep 4 Sep 8 Won WS
Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Sep 12 Sep 16 Won WS
San Francisco Giants 5 Aug 29 Sep 4 Lost NLCS
San Francisco Giants 5 Aug 13 Aug 18 Lost NLCS
San Francisco Giants 5 May 10 May 15 Lost NLCS
San Francisco Giants 5 May 28 May 31 Lost NLCS
St. Louis Cardinals 5 Jul 21 Jul 24 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 5 Sep 24 Sep 28 Missed Playoffs
St. Louis Cardinals 5 Jul 9 Jul 15 Missed Playoffs

Were there any historic MLB winning streaks in the 1971 season?

In the 1971 MLB season, there were no winning streaks that were in the all time top 50 winning streaks in the same season.

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