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Monday May 15,1972This 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 1972-05-15

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2California Angels1BoxBlue Moon OdomNolan Ryan(none)
Minnesota Twins3Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur WoodJim PerryTerry Forster
Baltimore Orioles3Detroit Tigers2BoxJim PalmerLes Cain(none)
Texas Rangers4Kansas City Royals5BoxTom BurgmeierHoracio Pina(none)
Atlanta Braves2Houston Astros8BoxDave RobertsTom Kelley(none)
Montreal Expos3New York Mets5BoxJon MatlackJohn StrohmayerDanny Frisella
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies4BoxWoodie FrymanFergie Jenkins(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDock EllisBob Gibson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres1BoxJim BrewerMike CaldwellPete Mikkelsen

Standings as of 1972-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Cleveland Indians22148.636--7757206-48-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1345876.433
259Detroit Tigers22139.5911.08962277-56-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1347361.545
3610Baltimore Orioles231211.5222.5737122-710-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1316863.519
4817Boston Red Sox20812.4005.08197-165-73-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1357758.570
51122New York Yankees22814.3646.06478-143-105-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1337162.534
61224Milwaukee Brewers20614.3007.04069-294-82-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1365977.434
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins22166.727--10355489-47-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1326171.462
223Oakland Athletics21147.6671.58164174-310-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1347955.590
346Chicago White Sox23149.6092.5807372-812-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1317358.557
4716Texas Rangers241014.4177.07394-214-96-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1304486.338
5918Kansas City Royals251015.4007.57274-22-118-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1296663.512
61020California Angels24915.3758.06099-393-76-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1316665.504
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets25187.720--938857-311-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1316566.496
247Philadelphia Phillies251510.6003.09077138-47-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1314487.336
3511Montreal Expos251312.5205.083100-176-67-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1315774.435
4612Pittsburgh Pirates241212.5005.511211027-55-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1318447.641
5814Chicago Cubs241113.4586.510783244-107-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1317457.565
61121St. Louis Cardinals271017.3709.099115-165-115-6L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1296564.504
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers271710.630--112674510-57-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1286860.531
238Houston Astros251510.6001.0128111178-47-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1286959.539
3713Cincinnati Reds251213.4804.0117124-76-66-7W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1298346.643
4915San Diego Padres271215.4445.08293-116-56-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1264680.365
51019Atlanta Braves261016.3856.598135-375-85-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1286068.469
61223San Francisco Giants28919.3218.5111129-187-82-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1276067.472

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dwain AndersonSS24.174Traded by Athletics to Cardinals for Don Shaw. 
Don ShawP28.082Traded by Cardinals to Athletics for Dwain Anderson. 
Gary WaslewskiP30.298Signed as Free Agent by Athletics.