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Wednesday May 3,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-05-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals1Detroit Tigers6BoxMickey LolichPaul Splittorff(none)
Minnesota Twins7Milwaukee Brewers0BoxBert BlylevenJim Slaton(none)
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers1BoxMilt WilcoxPete Broberg(none)
Atlanta Braves1Chicago Cubs12BoxFergie JenkinsPat Jarvis(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxSteve CarltonBill Singer(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDock EllisJerry ReussBruce Kison
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres3BoxEd AcostaTom Walker(none)
New York Mets8San Francisco Giants5BoxJon MatlackSteve StoneTug McGraw
Cincinnati Reds1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxReggie ClevelandJack Billingham(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Detroit Tigers1385.615--6032284-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1437865.545
3511Cleveland Indians1486.5710.54043-36-42-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1426478.451
2410Baltimore Orioles1486.5710.55234181-47-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1407268.514
4919New York Yankees1358.3853.03946-70-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1427468.521
51021Boston Red Sox1147.3643.03954-151-53-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1448163.563
61224Milwaukee Brewers1138.2734.01936-171-22-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1456283.428
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins1293.750--6326376-33-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1426874.479
226Oakland Athletics1174.6361.5342953-34-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1448658.597
369Chicago White Sox1486.5712.0484261-67-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1407961.564
4712Texas Rangers1578.4673.55063-131-36-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1394792.338
5813Kansas City Royals1679.4384.03842-41-76-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1386969.500
61122California Angels1459.3575.03368-353-72-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1417071.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets15114.733--605287-34-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1417269.511
245Philadelphia Phillies17116.6471.06350138-43-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1394891.345
358Montreal Expos1596.6002.05062-126-53-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1416180.433
4816Pittsburgh Pirates1569.4005.06277-152-24-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1409050.643
5915St. Louis Cardinals1569.4005.0615835-61-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1416972.489
61120Chicago Cubs16610.3755.57967121-85-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1397960.568
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros16115.688--8974156-15-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1377364.533
234Los Angeles Dodgers18126.667--8548375-17-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1377364.533
3614Atlanta Braves17710.4124.57697-214-43-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1376374.460
4717Cincinnati Reds1569.4004.57178-75-61-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1398950.640
51018San Diego Padres18711.3895.04060-201-26-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1355184.378
61223San Francisco Giants19613.3166.58497-134-22-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1366373.463