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Monday May 1,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxDick SelmaClaude Osteen(none)
Houston Astros9Pittsburgh Pirates8BoxJim RayDave Giusti(none)
New York Mets7San Francisco Giants4BoxTom SeaverJohn CumberlandTug McGraw

Standings as of 1972-05-01

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
41018Boston 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
223New York Mets1394.692--484535-34-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1437469.517
356Philadelphia Phillies15105.667--5242107-33-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1414992.348
4817St. Louis Cardinals1358.3854.0535035-60-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1437073.490
5919Pittsburgh Pirates1459.3574.55975-162-23-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1419150.645
61224Chicago Cubs14410.2865.55565-101-83-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1418160.574
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros15114.733--8771166-05-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1387365.529
245Los Angeles Dodgers16115.6880.57737405-16-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1397465.532
3613Atlanta Braves1578.4674.0747314-23-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1396376.453
4716Cincinnati Reds1358.3855.06370-74-51-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1419051.638
51020San Francisco Giants17611.3536.07785-84-22-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1386375.457
61122San Diego Padres16511.3136.53157-261-24-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1375384.387