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Tuesday April 18,1972This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1972-04-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers5Baltimore Orioles3BoxJoe ColemanJim PalmerFred Scherman
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox4BoxSonny SiebertDick TidrowKen Tatum
Minnesota Twins0California Angels2BoxNolan RyanJim Perry(none)
Texas Rangers0Chicago White Sox14BoxWilbur WoodBill Gogolewski(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0New York Yankees2BoxSteve KlineJim Slaton(none)
Kansas City Royals2Oakland Athletics3BoxDenny McLainMike HedlundRollie Fingers
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves1BoxTommy JohnTom KelleyJim Brewer
Houston Astros8Cincinnati Reds4BoxKen ForschDon GullettFred Gladding
New York Mets2Montreal Expos7BoxSteve RenkoJerry KoosmanJohn Strohmayer
St. Louis Cardinals3Philadelphia Phillies6BoxBill ChampionScipio SpinksWayne Twitchell
Chicago Cubs6Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxMilt PappasBob MooseDan McGinn
San Francisco Giants5San Diego Padres1BoxDon CarrithersTom PhoebusJerry Johnson

Standings as of 1972-04-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Detroit Tigers2201.000--8531-01-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1548470.545
238Baltimore Orioles321.6670.510640-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1517873.517
3612Milwaukee Brewers211.5001.05321-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1546490.416
5719Cleveland Indians312.3331.579-21-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1537182.464
6916New York Yankees312.3331.537-40-21-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1527874.513
41021Boston Red Sox312.3331.569-30-11-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1528468.553
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Kansas City Royals431.750--10820-13-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1507377.487
249Oakland Athletics321.6670.59810-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1529161.599
356California Angels321.6670.545-10-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1527379.480
51115Texas Rangers312.3331.5516-111-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1515398.351
4818Minnesota Twins312.3331.568-21-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1517675.503
61222Chicago White Sox413.2502.0198110-31-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1508664.573
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Montreal Expos3301.000--13672-01-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1536786.438
247Chicago Cubs321.6671.012841-01-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1528369.546
3513Philadelphia Phillies422.5001.5141401-11-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1525795.375
41017New York Mets312.3332.069-30-11-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1538271.536
5914Pittsburgh Pirates312.3332.0610-41-10-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1529557.625
61123St. Louis Cardinals413.2502.51216-41-10-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1527478.487
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
225San Francisco Giants431.750--221483-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1516685.437
133Los Angeles Dodgers431.750--151503-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1518269.543
4610San Diego Padres422.5001.01115-40-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1495693.376
3711Houston Astros422.5001.0212101-01-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1498267.550
5820Cincinnati Reds312.3331.5151230-01-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1519457.623
61224Atlanta Braves514.2002.51421-71-20-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1496980.463