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Sunday April 23,1972This 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 1972-04-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox3BoxStan BahnsenMike HedlundBart Johnson
Baltimore Orioles1Cleveland Indians2BoxGaylord PerryMike Cuellar(none)
Detroit Tigers0Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJim SlatonLes CainKen Sanders
Oakland Athletics4Minnesota Twins8BoxBert BlylevenKen Holtzman(none)
California Angels2Texas Rangers5BoxJim PantherNolan RyanHoracio Pina
Cincinnati Reds3Atlanta Braves4BoxRon SchuelerJim McGlothlin(none)
San Diego Padres2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxClay KirbyTommy John(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6Montreal Expos1BoxScipio SpinksSteve Renko(none)
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets8BoxJon MatlackMilt Pappas(none)
Chicago Cubs6New York Mets7BoxJim McAndrewPhil Regan(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxBucky BrandonBob Miller(none)
Houston Astros13San Francisco Giants7BoxGeorge CulverDon McMahonFred Gladding

Standings as of 1972-04-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Baltimore Orioles853.625--251961-24-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1467571.514
2511Cleveland Indians743.5710.5211922-12-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1496881.456
3714Boston Red Sox633.5001.0232300-13-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1498267.550
4813Detroit Tigers633.5001.0181622-31-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1508367.553
5917Milwaukee Brewers523.4001.51214-21-21-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1516388.417
61018New York Yankees624.3332.01725-80-42-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1497772.517
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Oakland Athletics642.667--201730-14-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1498960.597
237Chicago White Sox853.625--2813150-35-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1468264.562
348Minnesota Twins532.6000.52615112-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1497475.497
4612Texas Rangers743.5710.52326-31-33-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1475097.340
51119Kansas City Royals936.3332.51522-70-63-0L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1457372.503
61222California Angels725.2862.51534-190-32-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1487375.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos651.833--221842-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1506585.433
245New York Mets642.6671.0231760-14-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1507971.527
4510Pittsburgh Pirates743.5711.5252412-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1489256.622
369Philadelphia Phillies743.5711.5222111-13-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1495594.369
51124Chicago Cubs826.2504.02737-101-51-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1478364.565
61223St. Louis Cardinals826.2504.02426-22-40-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1487375.493
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Los Angeles Dodgers972.778--4420245-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1467868.534
233Houston Astros862.7500.55436185-01-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1457867.538
3815San Diego Padres945.4443.02034-141-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1445490.375
4716San Francisco Giants945.4443.03745-84-20-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1466581.445
5920Atlanta Braves1037.3004.53350-171-22-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1446777.465
61021Cincinnati Reds725.2864.03437-31-21-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1479354.633