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Tuesday May 2,1972This 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 1972-05-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Baltimore Orioles3BoxDave McNallyStan Bahnsen(none)
Kansas City Royals6Detroit Tigers3BoxJim RookerTom Timmermann(none)
California Angels0New York Yankees5BoxMel StottlemyreRudy May(none)
Cleveland Indians4Texas Rangers2BoxGaylord PerryDick BosmanSteve Mingori
Atlanta Braves1Chicago Cubs12BoxBill HandsRon Reed(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxJim BrewerBarry Lersch(none)
Montreal Expos1San Diego Padres6BoxFred NormanSteve Renko(none)
New York Mets4San Francisco Giants2BoxGary GentryDon Carrithers(none)
Cincinnati Reds7St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJim MerrittDon ShawTom Hall

Standings as of 1972-05-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Detroit Tigers1275.583--5431234-33-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1447965.549
2410Baltimore Orioles1486.571--5234181-47-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1407268.514
3611Cleveland Indians1376.5380.53842-45-42-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1436578.455
4916New York Yankees1358.3852.53946-70-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1427468.521
51017Boston Red Sox1147.3642.53954-151-53-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1448163.563
61224Milwaukee Brewers1037.3003.01929-101-22-5W1T 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
226Oakland Athletics1174.6361.0342953-34-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1448658.597
359Chicago White Sox1486.5711.5484261-67-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1407961.564
4712Texas Rangers1477.5002.54961-121-36-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1404793.336
5813Kansas City Royals1578.4673.0373611-66-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1396970.496
61120California Angels1459.3574.53368-353-72-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1417071.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123New York Mets14104.714--524756-34-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1427369.514
245Montreal Expos1495.6431.04859-116-43-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1426181.430
357Philadelphia Phillies16106.6251.0584997-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1404991.350
4819Pittsburgh Pirates1459.3575.05975-162-23-7L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1419150.645
5918St. Louis Cardinals1459.3575.0595725-60-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1427072.493
61123Chicago Cubs15510.3335.5676611-84-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1408060.571
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros15114.733--8771166-05-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1387365.529
234Los Angeles Dodgers17125.706--8443415-17-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1387365.529
3614Atlanta Braves1679.4384.57585-104-33-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1386375.457
4715Cincinnati Reds1468.4294.57076-65-51-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1408951.636
51021San Diego Padres17611.3536.03758-211-25-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1365284.382
61222San Francisco Giants18612.3336.57989-104-22-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1376374.460


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Billy CowanOF33.247Released by Angels.