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Sunday April 16,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-04-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees1Baltimore Orioles3BoxPat DobsonMel StottlemyreDoyle Alexander
Texas Rangers5California Angels1BoxPete BrobergClyde WrightHoracio Pina
Chicago White Sox1Kansas City Royals2BoxPaul SplittorffStan BahnsenBruce Dal Canton
Chicago White Sox3Kansas City Royals4BoxTom BurgmeierBart Johnson(none)
Minnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics2BoxRay CorbinCatfish HunterWayne Granger
Philadelphia Phillies0Chicago Cubs4BoxBurt HootonDick Selma(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds10BoxGary NolanAl DowningClay Carroll
San Francisco Giants10Houston Astros6BoxSam McDowellDave RobertsDon McMahon
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets0BoxSteve BlassGary GentryRamon Hernandez
Atlanta Braves5San Diego Padres1BoxRon ReedSteve ArlinCecil Upshaw
Atlanta Braves0San Diego Padres3BoxBill GreifPat Jarvis(none)
Montreal Expos3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxMike MarshallRick WiseJohn Strohmayer

Standings as of 1972-04-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
323Milwaukee Brewers1101.000--5141-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1556491.413
112Baltimore Orioles1101.000--3120-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1537974.516
246Detroit Tigers1101.000--3210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1558570.548
5920Cleveland Indians101.0001.015-40-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1557283.465
61221New York Yankees101.0001.013-20-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1547975.513
41124Boston Red Sox101.0001.023-10-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1548569.552
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Kansas City Royals3301.000--8530-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1517378.483
369Oakland Athletics211.5001.56600-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1539261.601
4712Texas Rangers211.5001.55231-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1525399.349
2514Minnesota Twins211.5001.56601-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1527676.500
5813California Angels211.5001.525-30-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1537479.484
61022Chicago White Sox303.0003.058-30-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1518764.576
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
121Montreal Expos2201.000--6422-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1546886.442
4810Philadelphia Phillies211.5001.046-21-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1545896.377
2515Chicago Cubs211.5001.06420-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1538469.549
348New York Mets211.5001.04220-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1548272.532
5911Pittsburgh Pirates211.5001.024-21-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1539558.621
61223St. Louis Cardinals202.0002.046-20-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1547579.487
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114San Francisco Giants2201.000--15692-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1536786.438
237San Diego Padres321.6670.5101000-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1505694.373
4717Los Angeles Dodgers211.5001.0411-71-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1538469.549
3616Cincinnati Reds211.5001.011470-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1529458.618
51018Atlanta Braves312.3331.5101001-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1516982.457
61119Houston Astros202.0002.0615-90-00-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1518467.556