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Monday April 24,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-04-24

Top1972 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCalifornia Angels4Texas Rangers6Boxscore - PBP95,5612:28Andy MessersmithDon StanhousePaul Lindblad (1-1)Andy Messersmith (1-2)-Del RiceTed WilliamsArlington Stadium
NLChicago Cubs2Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP1113,9052:19Fergie JenkinsKen ForschJim Ray (2-0)Fergie Jenkins (0-2)-Leo DurocherHarry WalkerAstrodome
2 Games on this date

Standings as of 1972-04-24.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Baltimore Orioles853.625--251961-24-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1467571.514
2612Cleveland 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
115Oakland Athletics642.667--201730-14-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1498960.597
236Chicago White Sox853.625--2813150-35-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1468264.562
347Texas Rangers853.625--2930-11-34-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1464997.336
459Minnesota Twins532.6000.52615112-21-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1497475.497
51119Kansas City Royals936.3332.51522-70-63-0L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1457372.503
61223California Angels826.2503.01940-210-42-2L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1477374.497
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos651.833--221842-03-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1506585.433
244New York Mets642.6671.0231760-14-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1507971.527
4511Pittsburgh Pirates743.5711.5252412-22-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1489256.622
3610Philadelphia Phillies743.5711.5222111-13-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1495594.369
51122St. Louis Cardinals826.2504.02426-22-40-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1487375.493
61224Chicago Cubs927.2224.52940-111-61-1L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1468363.568
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
232Los Angeles Dodgers972.778--4420245-12-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1467868.534
123Houston Astros972.778--5738195-02-2W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1447767.535
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

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Stan WilliamsP35.222Signed as Free Agent by Angels.