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Friday April 28,1972This 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 1972-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles12BoxJim PalmerNolan Ryan(none)
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers12BoxTom TimmermannStan Bahnsen(none)
Cleveland Indians0Kansas City Royals4BoxPaul SplittorffGaylord Perry(none)
Oakland Athletics5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxKen HoltzmanJim Slaton(none)
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees1BoxBert BlylevenMel Stottlemyre(none)
Boston Red Sox6Texas Rangers9BoxPaul LindbladBill LeeHoracio Pina
Cincinnati Reds8Chicago Cubs10BoxFergie JenkinsJack Billingham(none)
St. Louis Cardinals7Houston Astros2BoxReggie ClevelandLarry DierkerMoe Drabowsky
New York Mets6Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJon MatlackBill Singer(none)
Atlanta Braves13Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxPat JarvisBob MooseMike McQueen
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres0BoxWoodie FrymanClay Kirby(none)
Montreal Expos8San Francisco Giants6BoxMike MarshallJerry Johnson(none)

Standings as of 1972-04-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers963.667--4218244-32-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1478067.544
2511Baltimore Orioles1165.5451.04029111-45-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1437469.517
3814Cleveland Indians1046.4002.52636-102-42-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1466878.466
41121Boston Red Sox936.3333.03047-170-43-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1468264.562
51020New York Yankees936.3333.02535-100-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1467670.521
61223Milwaukee Brewers826.2503.51526-111-21-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1486385.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Minnesota Twins862.750--4517283-23-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1467175.486
237Oakland Athletics963.6670.5312562-24-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1468759.596
348Chicago White Sox1174.6360.54130110-47-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1438063.559
4610Texas Rangers1165.5451.54048-81-35-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1434895.336
5712Kansas City Royals1266.5002.0272520-66-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1427072.493
6919California Angels1147.3643.52854-262-52-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1447173.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets1082.800--4023174-14-1W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1467571.514
234Montreal Expos1073.7001.0383714-23-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1466383.432
359Philadelphia Phillies1174.6361.5413564-23-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1455293.359
4613Pittsburgh Pirates1156.4553.54551-62-23-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1449153.632
51018St. Louis Cardinals1147.3644.5434124-50-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1457174.490
61224Chicago Cubs1239.2506.04758-111-82-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1438261.573
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros1293.750--6953165-04-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1417566.532
245Los Angeles Dodgers1394.6920.55834245-14-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1427666.535
4715San Francisco Giants1358.3854.55769-124-21-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1426478.451
3816Atlanta Braves1358.3854.55967-82-23-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1416576.461
5917Cincinnati Reds1147.3644.55662-63-41-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1439152.636
61122San Diego Padres1349.3085.52548-231-23-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1405486.386


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jim HardinP28.266Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Jim RolandP29.135Purchased by Yankees from Athletics.