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Thursday May 11,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-05-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Baltimore Orioles1BoxBill GogolewskiJim PalmerCasey Cox
Boston Red Sox8California Angels1BoxRay CulpAndy Messersmith(none)
San Francisco Giants6Montreal Expos2BoxRon BryantSteve Renko(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets2BoxTom SeaverBill SingerDanny Frisella
Los Angeles Dodgers6New York Mets4BoxTommy JohnJim McAndrewPete Richert
San Diego Padres5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxWayne TwitchellGary Ross(none)
Houston Astros3St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRick WiseJerry Reuss(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Cleveland Indians19127.632--6548176-46-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1376077.438
247Detroit Tigers18117.6110.57748295-46-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1387563.543
359Baltimore Orioles19118.5791.06352111-410-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1356966.511
41022Boston Red Sox17611.3535.06079-193-63-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1387959.572
51123New York Yankees19613.3166.05369-161-95-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1367363.537
61224Milwaukee Brewers17512.2946.03057-273-62-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1396079.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins18144.778--8841479-35-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1366373.463
222Oakland Athletics17125.7061.56142193-39-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1388157.587
3611Chicago White Sox19109.5264.55963-42-88-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1357758.570
4715Texas Rangers20911.4506.06077-173-66-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1344589.336
5817California Angels20812.4007.05086-363-75-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1356768.496
6919Kansas City Royals21813.3817.55660-42-116-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1336865.511
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets21147.667--808007-37-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1356966.511
224Philadelphia Phillies22148.6360.58468168-46-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1344589.336
3510Montreal Expos21129.5712.06882-146-56-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1355877.430
4612Chicago Cubs211011.4764.010477273-87-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1347559.560
5713St. Louis Cardinals221012.4554.5898905-65-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1346569.485
6814Pittsburgh Pirates20911.4504.59299-75-44-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1358748.644
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros21138.619--11093178-45-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1327161.538
248Los Angeles Dodgers241410.5830.510164377-57-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1317160.542
3916San Diego Padres231013.4354.06879-114-46-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1304882.369
41018Atlanta Braves23914.3915.094124-305-74-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1316170.466
51120Cincinnati Reds21813.3815.095115-206-62-7L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1338746.654
61221San Francisco Giants25916.3606.0106121-157-52-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1306070.462


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve BarberP34.078Released by Braves. 
Joe GibbonP37.031Released by Reds. 
Willie MaysOF41.005Traded by Giants to Mets for Charlie Williams and Cash. 
Charlie WilliamsP24.213Traded by Mets with Cash to Giants for Willie Mays.