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Wednesday April 19,1972This 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 1972-04-19

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles5BoxDoyle AlexanderMickey Lolich(none)
Cleveland Indians3Boston Red Sox1BoxGaylord PerryMarty PattinSteve Mingori
Minnesota Twins12California Angels3BoxBert BlylevenAndy MessersmithDave LaRoche
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox2BoxStan BahnsenPaul Lindblad(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2New York Yankees3BoxMike KekichKen BrettSparky Lyle
Kansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics4BoxKen HoltzmanDick Drago(none)
Kansas City Royals1Oakland Athletics3BoxBob LockerBruce Dal CantonRollie Fingers
Los Angeles Dodgers4Atlanta Braves0BoxDon SuttonPhil Niekro(none)
Houston Astros7Cincinnati Reds5BoxJerry ReussJack BillinghamGeorge Culver
St. Louis Cardinals0Philadelphia Phillies1BoxSteve CarltonBob Gibson(none)
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxNelson BrilesJuan Pizarro(none)
San Francisco Giants3San Diego Padres4BoxMike CaldwellJuan Marichal(none)

Standings as of 1972-04-19

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Baltimore Orioles431.750--15870-03-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1507773.513
235Detroit Tigers321.6670.5101001-11-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1538469.549
4411New York Yankees422.5001.069-30-22-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1517774.510
3816Cleveland Indians422.5001.0101002-10-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1527082.461
51018Milwaukee Brewers312.3331.57611-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1536489.418
61121Boston Red Sox413.2502.0712-50-11-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1518467.556
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics541.800--16970-04-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1508961.593
4612California Angels422.5001.5717-100-02-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1517378.483
3513Minnesota Twins422.5001.5181172-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1507575.500
2715Kansas City Royals633.5001.51115-40-33-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1487375.493
5917Chicago White Sox523.4002.0219120-32-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1498564.570
61222Texas Rangers413.2502.5618-121-30-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1505397.353
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos3301.000--13672-01-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1536786.438
237Philadelphia Phillies532.6001.0151411-12-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1515695.371
3714Chicago Cubs422.5001.5141311-11-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1518368.550
4810Pittsburgh Pirates422.5001.51112-11-11-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1519457.623
5919New York Mets312.3332.069-30-11-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1538271.536
61123St. Louis Cardinals514.2003.01217-51-20-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1517477.490
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers541.800--191544-10-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1508169.540
356San Diego Padres532.6001.01518-30-03-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1485593.372
448San Francisco Giants532.6001.0251873-20-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1506684.440
269Houston Astros532.6001.0282622-01-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1488167.547
51020Cincinnati Reds413.2502.5201910-01-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1509456.627
61224Atlanta Braves615.1673.51425-111-20-3L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1486979.466


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe HorlenP34.248Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.