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Thursday May 18,1972This date in baseball
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1972 Calendar -- Boxscores Main -- Review Data Topics -- Inclusion Rules -- About Boxscore Data
Games -- Standings -- Transactions

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Month Day Year

Games on 1972-05-18

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics3California Angels4BoxSteve BarberDon Shaw(none)
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers7BoxJoe ColemanLew Krausse(none)
Houston Astros4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJim RayJim BrewerFred Gladding
Montreal Expos1New York Mets2BoxJim McAndrewMike TorrezTug McGraw
Cincinnati Reds8San Francisco Giants5BoxPedro BorbonSam McDowellClay Carroll
Chicago Cubs6St. Louis Cardinals4BoxJuan PizarroAl SantoriniTom Phoebus

Standings as of 1972-05-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Cleveland Indians24159.625--8061196-49-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1325775.432
257Detroit Tigers251510.6000.510573327-58-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1317160.542
3612Baltimore Orioles251312.5202.5828023-810-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1296762.519
41019Boston Red Sox23914.3915.589109-206-93-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1327656.576
51120New York Yankees24915.3756.06881-134-115-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1317061.534
61223Milwaukee Brewers22715.3187.04575-304-83-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1345876.433
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins24177.708--112585410-57-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1306070.462
234Oakland Athletics24159.6252.09072185-510-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1317853.595
346Chicago White Sox251510.6002.5838212-813-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1297257.558
4716Texas Rangers261115.4237.077102-255-106-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1284385.336
6817California Angels271116.4077.568108-403-78-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1286464.500
5918Kansas City Royals271116.4077.5807822-119-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1276562.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets28217.750--11494207-314-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1286266.484
249Philadelphia Phillies271512.5565.5938858-47-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1294485.341
3611Pittsburgh Pirates261412.5386.0128113157-57-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1298247.636
4713Chicago Cubs271413.5196.512490347-107-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1287157.555
5814Montreal Expos281315.4648.089121-326-97-6L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1285771.445
61122St. Louis Cardinals301020.33312.0106137-315-135-7L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1266561.516
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros281810.643--147119289-49-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1256659.528
238Los Angeles Dodgers301812.6001.0117734411-67-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1256758.536
3510Cincinnati Reds291613.5522.5133133010-66-7W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1257946.632
4915San Diego Padres291316.4485.58495-116-57-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1244579.363
51021Atlanta Braves281018.3578.0103150-475-105-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1266066.476
61224San Francisco Giants32923.28111.0120145-257-82-15L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1236063.488

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brant AlyeaOF31.161Traded by Athletics to Cardinals for Marty Martinez. Brant Alyea returned to Athletics. 
Marty MartinezSS-3B30.268Traded by Cardinals to Athletics for Brant Alyea. Marty Martinez returned to Cardinals.