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Sunday April 30,1972This 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 1972-04-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels4Baltimore Orioles3BoxRickey ClarkPat DobsonLloyd Allen
Chicago White Sox6Detroit Tigers3BoxTom BradleyJoe ColemanTerry Forster
Cleveland Indians5Kansas City Royals3BoxRay LambAl FitzmorrisGaylord Perry
Oakland Athletics1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxKen BrettDenny McLainKen Sanders
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees5BoxSparky LyleTom Norton(none)
Minnesota Twins5New York Yankees4BoxDick WoodsonFred BeeneDave LaRoche
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers0BoxLew KrausseJim PantherBill Lee
Cincinnati Reds4Chicago Cubs6BoxBurt HootonClay CarrollDan McGinn
St. Louis Cardinals6Houston Astros7BoxDon WilsonBob GibsonJim Ray
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDon SuttonBuzz Capra(none)
Atlanta Braves6Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxPhil NiekroBob Johnson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6San Diego Padres1BoxBarry LerschBill Greif(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres1BoxBill ChampionMike Corkins(none)
Montreal Expos5San Francisco Giants2BoxCarl MortonJuan MarichalMike Marshall
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants13BoxSam McDowellBill Stoneman(none)

Standings as of 1972-04-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
128Detroit Tigers1174.636--5125264-33-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1457966.545
2511Baltimore Orioles1376.5381.04934151-46-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1417368.518
3712Cleveland Indians1266.5001.53440-64-42-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1446678.458
41020Boston Red Sox1147.3643.03954-151-53-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1448163.563
51121New York Yankees1248.3333.53446-120-44-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1437568.524
61223Milwaukee Brewers1037.3003.51929-101-22-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1466284.425
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins1183.727--5626305-33-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1436974.483
237Oakland Athletics1174.6361.0342953-34-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1448658.597
349Chicago White Sox1385.6151.0483991-57-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1417962.560
4610Texas Rangers1376.5382.04757-101-36-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1414794.333
5814Kansas City Royals1468.4293.53133-20-66-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1407070.500
6915California Angels1358.3854.03363-303-62-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1427072.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Montreal Expos1394.692--4753-66-33-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1436182.427
245New York Mets1284.6670.5414104-34-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1447569.521
356Philadelphia Phillies1495.6430.5504196-33-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1425092.352
4817Pittsburgh Pirates1358.3854.05166-152-23-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1429151.641
5916St. Louis Cardinals1358.3854.0535035-60-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1437073.490
61224Chicago Cubs14410.2865.55565-101-83-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1418160.574
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers15114.733--7635415-16-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1407466.529
223Houston Astros14104.7140.57863155-05-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1397465.532
3613Atlanta Braves1578.4674.0747314-23-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1396376.453
4718Cincinnati Reds1358.3855.06370-74-51-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1419051.638
51019San Francisco Giants16610.3755.57378-54-22-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1396376.453
61122San Diego Padres16511.3136.53157-261-24-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1375384.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tom Robson1B26.105Released by Reds.