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Tuesday, August 8,1972

Tuesday, August 8,1972

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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 Aug 8,1972 Cleveland Indians  1  Boston Red Sox  4  box | pbp Fenway Park Marty Pattin Dick Tidrow -- 19,651 2:18
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 Chicago White Sox  4  California Angels  3  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Stan Bahnsen Andy Messersmith Terry Forster 8,841 2:34
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 Oakland Athletics  3  Kansas City Royals  4  box | pbp Municipal Stadium Ted Abernathy Rollie Fingers -- 13,386 2:43
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 Baltimore Orioles  4  Milwaukee Brewers  2  box | pbp County Stadium Pat Dobson Jim Colborn Eddie Watt 5,288 2:40
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 Texas Rangers  5  Minnesota Twins  6  box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jim Strickland Paul Lindblad -- 13,586 3:24
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 Detroit Tigers  2  New York Yankees  4  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Sparky Lyle Mickey Lolich -- 22,463 2:29
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 Houston Astros  4  Atlanta Braves  8  box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Denny McLain Don Wilson -- 8,407 2:19
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 Montreal Expos  5  Chicago Cubs  6  box | pbp Wrigley Field Fergie Jenkins Ernie McAnally Jack Aker 11,074 2:17
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 Los Angeles Dodgers  1  Cincinnati Reds  2  box | pbp Cinergy Field Pedro Borbon Pete Mikkelsen -- 24,453 4:17
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 Philadelphia Phillies  2  Pittsburgh Pirates  4  box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Dock Ellis Bill Champion -- 18,228 1:50
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 San Diego Padres  4  San Francisco Giants  15  box | pbp Candlestick Park Frank Reberger Mike Corkins -- 0 2:37
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 San Diego Padres  3  San Francisco Giants  7  box | pbp Candlestick Park Steve Stone Bill Greif Jerry Johnson 7,389 2:27
1972 reg season Aug 8,1972 New York Mets  5  St. Louis Cardinals  6  box | pbp Busch Stadium II Dennis Higgins Danny Frisella -- 22,272 2:41
13 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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 103 57 46 .553 0.0 357 335 22 L1 29-24 28-22 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 103 56 47 .544 1.0 362 288 74 W3 31-23 25-24 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 101 53 48 .525 3.0 373 320 53 W3 22-31 31-17 3 6 10 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 102 52 50 .510 4.5 426 446 -20 W1 19-30 33-20 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 104 48 56 .462 9.5 311 344 -33 L1 18-34 30-22 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 104 41 63 .394 16.5 325 407 -82 L4 17-33 24-30 6 11 22 -- 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 Oakland Athletics franchise | log 105 62 43 .590 0.0 407 316 91 L3 32-23 30-20 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 103 59 44 .573 2.0 394 371 23 W3 17-30 42-14 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 101 54 47 .535 6.0 371 351 20 W3 23-29 31-18 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 103 49 54 .476 12.0 389 367 22 W2 18-31 31-23 4 8 15 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 104 47 57 .452 14.5 326 397 -71 L1 20-32 27-25 5 10 18 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 105 41 64 .390 21.0 328 427 -99 L4 17-36 24-28 6 12 23 -- 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 Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 103 65 38 .631 0.0 475 350 125 W4 32-20 33-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 102 55 47 .539 9.5 346 359 -13 L2 26-23 29-24 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 106 55 51 .519 11.5 442 378 64 W1 24-33 31-18 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 102 51 51 .500 13.5 388 402 -14 W3 24-27 27-24 4 7 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 101 45 56 .446 19.0 319 405 -86 L4 21-30 24-26 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 103 39 64 .379 26.0 328 418 -90 L2 20-31 19-33 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 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 102 63 39 .618 0.0 464 356 108 W2 36-14 27-25 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 105 58 47 .552 6.5 492 437 55 L2 31-22 27-25 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 102 53 49 .520 10.0 373 350 23 L1 26-25 27-24 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 107 49 58 .458 16.5 424 491 -67 W1 23-34 25-25 4 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 107 48 59 .449 17.5 456 456 0 W3 27-24 21-35 5 9 19 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 104 41 63 .394 23.0 333 438 -105 L4 24-25 17-38 6 11 21 -- 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)
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player name team name statusshort Transaction Description
Keith Lampard St. Louis Cardinals Hist Sold by Houston Astros to St. Louis Cardinals
1 record(s)