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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#20 Retired by Pittsburgh Pirates for Pie Traynor
1 record(s)
Notes For Stats, displays whether Rated Prospect or any awards voting

MLB Games on Tuesday April 18, 1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Detroit TigersAL5Baltimore OriolesAL3Box | PBP97,022Memorial StadiumNight2:29Joe ColemanJim PalmerFred SchermanBuford, Cash
Cleveland IndiansAL2Boston Red SoxAL4Box | PBP98,231Fenway ParkDay2:52Sonny SiebertDick TidrowKen Tatum---
Minnesota TwinsAL0California AngelsAL2Box | PBP95,191Anaheim StadiumNight2:14Nolan RyanJim Perry------
Texas RangersAL0Chicago White SoxAL14Box | PBP920,943Comiskey ParkNight2:19Wilbur WoodBill Gogolewski---May
Milwaukee BrewersAL0New York YankeesAL2Box | PBP911,319Yankee Stadium INight2:02Steve KlineJim Slaton------
Kansas City RoyalsAL2Oakland AthleticsAL3Box | PBP94,494Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:18Denny McLainMike HedlundRollie FingersDuncan, Epstein
Los Angeles DodgersNL3Atlanta BravesNL1Box | PBP96,147Atlanta StadiumNight2:05Tommy JohnTom KelleyJim BrewerCannizzaro
Houston AstrosNL8Cincinnati RedsNL4Box | PBP98,347Riverfront StadiumNight2:36Ken ForschDon GullettFred GladdingHelms, Rader
New York MetsNL2Montreal ExposNL7Box | PBP929,102Jarry ParkDay2:34Steve RenkoJerry KoosmanJohn Strohmayer---
St. Louis CardinalsNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL6Box | PBP95,311Veterans StadiumNight2:27Bill ChampionScipio SpinksWayne TwitchellLuzinski
Chicago CubsNL6Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Box | PBP947,489Three Rivers StadiumDay2:18Milt PappasBob MooseDan McGinnCardenal, Hebner, Williams
San Francisco GiantsNL5San Diego PadresNL1Box | PBP93,786San Diego StadiumNight2:51Don CarrithersTom PhoebusJerry JohnsonBonds, Healy
12 record(s)
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Tuesday, April 18, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East111Detroit Tigers2201.000-8531-01-01548470.545
AL East238Baltimore Orioles321.6670.510640-02-11517873.517
AL East3612Milwaukee Brewers211.5001.05321-10-01546490.416
AL East41021Boston Red Sox312.3331.569-30-11-11528468.553
AL East5719Cleveland Indians312.3331.579-21-10-11537182.464
AL East6916New York Yankees312.3331.537-40-21-01527874.513
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West124Kansas City Royals431.750-10820-13-01507377.487
AL West249Oakland Athletics321.6670.59810-02-11529161.599
AL West356California Angels321.6670.545-10-02-11527379.480
AL West4818Minnesota Twins312.3331.568-21-20-01517675.503
AL West51115Texas Rangers312.3331.5516-111-20-01515398.351
AL West61222Chicago White Sox413.2502.0198110-31-01508664.573
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112Montreal Expos3301.000-13672-01-01536786.438
NL East247Chicago Cubs321.6671.012841-01-11528369.546
NL East3513Philadelphia Phillies422.5001.5141401-11-11525795.375
NL East41017New York Mets312.3332.069-30-11-11538271.536
NL East5914Pittsburgh Pirates312.3332.0610-41-10-11529557.625
NL East61123St. Louis Cardinals413.2502.51216-41-10-21527478.487
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West133Los Angeles Dodgers431.750-151503-10-01518269.543
NL West225San Francisco Giants431.750-221483-10-01516685.437
NL West3711Houston Astros422.5001.0212101-01-21498267.550
NL West4610San Diego Padres422.5001.01115-40-02-21495693.376
NL West5820Cincinnati Reds312.3331.5151230-01-21519457.623
NL West61224Atlanta Braves514.2002.51421-71-20-21496980.463
24 record(s)
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season