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Friday May 12,1972This 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.

1972 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Games on 1972-05-12

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees6California Angels3BoxSteve KlineRickey ClarkSparky Lyle
Baltimore Orioles3Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur WoodMike CuellarSteve Kealey
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians1BoxDick BosmanMilt WilcoxHoracio Pina
Milwaukee Brewers4Minnesota Twins3BoxJim ColbornBert BlylevenJim Lonborg
Boston Red Sox7Oakland Athletics6BoxBill LeeRollie FingersKen Tatum
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves0BoxBill HandsRon Reed(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds5BoxRoss GrimsleyReggie ClevelandClay Carroll
Pittsburgh Pirates4Houston Astros2BoxSteve BlassLarry DierkerBob Miller
San Diego Padres5Montreal Expos3BoxBill GreifCarl MortonMike Corkins
San Francisco Giants1New York Mets2BoxDanny FrisellaJerry Johnson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDon SuttonDick Selma(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Detroit Tigers18117.611--7748295-46-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1387563.543
247Cleveland Indians20128.600--6651156-46-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1366076.441
3510Baltimore Orioles20119.5501.06656101-510-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1346965.515
4818Boston Red Sox18711.3894.06785-184-63-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1377859.569
51122New York Yankees20713.3505.05972-132-95-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1357263.533
61224Milwaukee Brewers18612.3335.03460-264-62-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1385979.428
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins19145.737--9145469-35-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1356372.467
223Oakland Athletics18126.6671.56749183-39-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1378156.591
369Chicago White Sox20119.5503.56366-32-89-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1347658.567
4713Texas Rangers211011.4765.06378-154-66-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1334489.331
6919California Angels21813.3817.05392-393-75-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1346767.500
51020Kansas City Royals21813.3817.05660-42-116-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1336865.511
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets22157.682--828117-38-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1346866.507
225Philadelphia Phillies23149.6091.58574118-46-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1334588.338
3511Montreal Expos221210.5453.07187-166-56-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1345876.433
4612Chicago Cubs221111.5004.010677294-87-3W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1337459.556
5714Pittsburgh Pirates211011.4764.596101-56-44-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1348648.642
6916St. Louis Cardinals231013.4355.59394-15-75-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1336568.489
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Los Angeles Dodgers251510.600--10765428-57-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1307060.538
248Houston Astros22139.5910.511297158-45-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1317160.542
3815San Diego Padres241113.4583.57382-95-46-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1294782.364
41017Cincinnati Reds22913.4094.5100119-196-63-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1328646.652
51121Atlanta Braves24915.3755.594126-325-74-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1306169.469
61223San Francisco Giants26917.3466.5107123-167-62-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1296069.465

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Sal ButeraC19.229Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.