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Saturday April 15,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-04-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers0California Angels1BoxAndy MessersmithDick Bosman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians1BoxBill ParsonsGaylord PerryKen Sanders
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers3BoxMickey LolichMarty Pattin(none)
Chicago White Sox1Kansas City Royals2BoxTom BurgmeierBart Johnson(none)
Minnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics4BoxBob LockerDave LaRoche(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Chicago Cubs2BoxSteve CarltonBill HandsJoe Hoerner
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds1BoxDon SuttonJack BillinghamJim Brewer
San Francisco Giants5Houston Astros0BoxJuan MarichalDon WilsonJerry Johnson
Pittsburgh Pirates0New York Mets4BoxTom SeaverDock EllisTug McGraw
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres6BoxClay KirbyPhil NiekroMike Caldwell
Montreal Expos3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBill StonemanAl Santorini(none)

Standings as of 1972-04-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
233Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--5141-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1556491.413
157Detroit Tigers1101.000--3210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1558570.548
3916Boston Red Sox101.0001.023-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1548569.552
4620Cleveland Indians101.0001.015-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1557283.465
61123New York Yankees000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1557976.510
51224Baltimore Orioles000--0.50000-00-0--T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1548074.519
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
226Oakland Athletics1101.000--4310-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1549262.597
145Kansas City Royals1101.000--2110-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1537578.490
311California Angels1101.000--1010-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1547480.481
61014Texas Rangers101.0001.001-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1535499.353
5815Minnesota Twins101.0001.034-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1537776.503
4718Chicago White Sox101.0001.012-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1538766.569
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
368Philadelphia Phillies1101.000--4221-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1555897.374
1511Montreal Expos1101.000--3211-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1556986.445
212New York Mets1101.000--4040-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1558273.529
41117Chicago Cubs101.0001.024-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1548569.552
61213St. Louis Cardinals101.0001.023-10-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1557580.484
5712Pittsburgh Pirates101.0001.004-40-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1549658.623
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
3210San Francisco Giants1101.000--5051-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1546886.442
239San Diego Padres1101.000--6510-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1525795.375
144Los Angeles Dodgers1101.000--3121-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1548470.545
51019Cincinnati Reds101.0001.013-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1539558.621
6921Houston Astros101.0001.005-50-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1528468.553
4822Atlanta Braves101.0001.056-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1537083.458


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lance ClemonsP24.284Traded by Astros with Scipio Spinks to Cardinals for Jerry Reuss. 
Tim Cullen2B-SS30.058Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Jerry ReussP22.300Traded by Cardinals to Astros for Lance Clemons and Scipio Spinks. 
Scipio SpinksP24.278Traded by Astros with Lance Clemons to Cardinals for Jerry Reuss.