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Friday, May 5,1972

Friday, May 5,1972

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1972 reg season May 5,1972 Kansas City Royals  2  Baltimore Orioles  3  box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Tom Burgmeier Eddie Watt 5,839 1:49
1972 reg season May 5,1972 Minnesota Twins  5  Boston Red Sox  2  box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Kaat Ray Culp Wayne Granger 13,208 2:35
1972 reg season May 5,1972 Milwaukee Brewers  0  California Angels  4  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Ken Brett -- 20,061 2:20
1972 reg season May 5,1972 Chicago White Sox  2  Cleveland Indians  1  box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Wilbur Wood Dick Tidrow -- 8,969 2:25
1972 reg season May 5,1972 Texas Rangers  2  Detroit Tigers  1  box | pbp Tiger Stadium Bill Gogolewski Joe Coleman Horacio Pina 15,115 2:50
1972 reg season May 5,1972 New York Yankees  1  Oakland Athletics  3  box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Ken Holtzman Fritz Peterson -- 6,398 1:47
1972 reg season May 5,1972 Houston Astros  3  Chicago Cubs  0  box | pbp Wrigley Field Larry Dierker Burt Hooton -- 8,400 2:28
1972 reg season May 5,1972 Pittsburgh Pirates  4  Cincinnati Reds  5  box | pbp Cinergy Field Clay Carroll Dave Giusti -- 24,722 2:35
1972 reg season May 5,1972 Los Angeles Dodgers  1  Montreal Expos  3  box | pbp Parc Jarry Bill Stoneman Tommy John -- 20,042 2:16
1972 reg season May 5,1972 San Diego Padres  6  New York Mets  0  box | pbp Shea Stadium Steve Arlin Jerry Koosman -- 21,262 2:19
1972 reg season May 5,1972 San Francisco Giants  2  Philadelphia Phillies  3  box | pbp Veterans Stadium Bill Champion Juan Marichal -- 22,161 2:20
1972 reg season May 5,1972 Atlanta Braves  2  St. Louis Cardinals  1  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Phil Niekro Bob Gibson -- 21,907 1:56
12 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 0.0 55 36 19 W2 1-4 8-2 1 3 9 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 0.5 61 34 27 L1 4-3 4-3 2 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 15 8 7 .533 1.0 41 45 -4 L1 6-4 2-3 3 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 14 5 9 .357 3.5 40 49 -9 L1 0-5 5-4 4 10 20 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 12 4 8 .333 3.5 41 59 -18 L1 1-5 3-3 5 11 22 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 12 3 9 .250 4.5 19 40 -21 L2 1-3 2-6 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 13 10 3 .769 0.0 68 28 40 W3 7-3 3-0 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 12 8 4 .667 1.5 37 30 7 W1 3-3 5-1 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 2.0 50 43 7 W1 2-6 7-0 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 16 8 8 .500 3.5 52 64 -12 W1 2-3 6-5 4 7 12 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 5.0 40 45 -5 L2 1-8 6-2 5 8 16 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 15 6 9 .400 5.0 37 68 -31 W1 3-7 3-2 6 9 17 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 16 11 5 .688 0.0 60 58 2 L1 7-3 4-2 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 18 12 6 .667 0.0 66 52 14 W2 8-4 4-2 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 16 10 6 .625 1.0 53 63 -10 W1 6-5 4-1 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 18 7 11 .389 5.0 87 70 17 L1 1-8 6-3 4 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 5.0 66 82 -16 L1 2-3 4-7 5 10 19 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 17 6 11 .353 5.5 67 69 -2 L2 5-6 1-5 6 11 21 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 17 12 5 .706 0.0 92 74 18 W1 7-1 5-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 19 12 7 .632 1.0 86 51 35 L2 5-2 7-5 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 17 8 9 .471 4.0 85 87 -2 W2 6-6 2-3 3 6 13 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 19 8 11 .421 5.0 78 106 -28 W1 5-5 3-6 4 8 15 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 19 8 11 .421 5.0 46 60 -14 W3 2-2 6-9 5 7 14 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 20 6 14 .300 7.5 86 100 -14 L4 4-3 2-11 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Luis Rosado New York Mets Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bob Oliver California Angels Hist Traded from Kansas City Royals to California Angels for Tom Murphy
Tom Murphy Kansas City Royals Hist Traded from California Angels to Kansas City Royals for Bob Oliver
Curt Motton Milwaukee Brewers Hist Activated from Disabled List
Bill Plummer Chicago Cubs Hist Activated from Disabled List
5 record(s)