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MLB Games on Monday May 8, 1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL5Minnesota TwinsAL3Box | PBP915,596Metropolitan StadiumNight2:29Mel StottlemyreBert BlylevenSparky LyleCallison
Los Angeles DodgersNL5Montreal ExposNL2Box | PBP913,878Jarry ParkNight2:47Claude OsteenErnie McAnallyPete MikkelsenGarvey
2 record(s)
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Monday, May 08, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East136Detroit Tigers16106.625-7239334-36-31407664.543
AL East2410Baltimore Orioles17107.5880.56149121-49-31377067.511
AL East359Cleveland Indians17107.5880.55645116-44-31396277.446
AL East41021New York Yankees17611.3534.55163-121-75-41387365.529
AL East51124Boston Red Sox14410.2865.04770-231-53-51418160.574
AL East61223Milwaukee Brewers14410.2865.02444-202-42-61426181.430
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Minnesota Twins16124.750-8239439-33-11386573.471
AL West222Oakland Athletics14104.7141.04836123-37-11418358.589
AL West3611Chicago White Sox1798.5293.55058-82-87-01377859.569
AL West4713Texas Rangers18810.4445.05775-182-56-51364690.338
AL West5818Kansas City Royals19811.4215.5535122-96-21356867.504
AL West6919California Angels17710.4125.54173-323-74-31386870.493
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East113New York Mets18126.667-707007-35-31387167.514
NL East235Philadelphia Phillies20137.650-7558178-45-31364690.338
NL East358Montreal Expos18117.6111.05668-126-55-21385979.428
NL East4612Pittsburgh Pirates18810.4444.08389-64-34-71378849.642
NL East51017Chicago Cubs19811.4214.59374191-87-31367759.566
NL East6816St. Louis Cardinals19811.4214.5767515-63-51376770.489
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West124Houston Astros18126.667-9680167-25-41357263.533
NL West247Los Angeles Dodgers21138.6190.59154376-37-51347262.537
NL West3714San Diego Padres21912.4294.55870-123-36-91324983.371
NL West4915Cincinnati Reds19811.4214.592104-126-62-51358748.644
NL West51120Atlanta Braves21813.3815.584115-315-73-61336271.466
NL West61222San Francisco Giants22715.3187.092109-175-42-111336271.466
24 record(s)
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season