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Saturday May 20,1972This 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.

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Games on 1972-05-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels0Chicago White Sox8BoxStan BahnsenRickey Clark(none)
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers1BoxDenny RiddlebergerTom TimmermannSteve Mingori
Oakland Athletics8Kansas City Royals5BoxRollie FingersAl Fitzmorris(none)
Baltimore Orioles6Milwaukee Brewers0BoxJim PalmerSkip LockwoodGrant Jackson
Minnesota Twins1Texas Rangers5BoxPete BrobergJim PerryMike Paul
Houston Astros0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxAl DowningDave Roberts(none)
New York Mets3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJon MatlackWoodie Fryman(none)
New York Mets2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJerry KoosmanBill ChampionTug McGraw
Montreal Expos0Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxDock EllisCarl MortonBruce Kison
Cincinnati Reds3San Diego Padres5BoxSteve ArlinJack BillinghamMike Corkins
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants2BoxTom KelleySteve StoneCecil Upshaw
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxMoe DrabowskyBurt Hooton(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Cleveland Indians26179.654--8463218-49-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1305575.423
259Detroit Tigers271512.5562.510777307-58-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1297158.550
3611Baltimore Orioles271413.5193.5908464-910-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1276661.520
4918New York Yankees251015.4006.57481-74-116-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1306961.531
51121Boston Red Sox24915.3757.089115-266-103-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1317655.580
61223Milwaukee Brewers24816.3338.04983-344-84-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1325775.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Minnesota Twins26179.654--114654910-77-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1286068.469
234Chicago White Sox271710.6300.59483112-815-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1277057.551
346Oakland Athletics261610.6151.0999366-610-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1297752.597
4714Texas Rangers281315.4645.084104-205-108-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1264185.325
5817Kansas City Royals291217.4146.510187142-1110-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1256461.512
61019California Angels291118.3797.569119-503-98-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1266462.508
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets31247.774--127992810-314-4W10T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1255966.472
248Pittsburgh Pirates281612.5716.5142113297-59-7W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1278047.630
3612Philadelphia Phillies301515.5008.598101-38-47-11L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1264482.349
4713Chicago Cubs291415.4839.012997327-127-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1267155.563
5916Montreal Expos301317.43310.589135-466-117-6L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1265769.452
61020St. Louis Cardinals321220.37512.5113142-295-137-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1246361.508
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Los Angeles Dodgers322012.625--122744811-69-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1236558.528
237Houston Astros301812.6001.0148124249-69-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1236657.537
3510Cincinnati Reds311714.5482.5137138-111-76-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1237845.634
4815San Diego Padres311417.4525.58999-106-58-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1224478.361
51122Atlanta Braves301119.3678.0112159-476-115-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1245965.476
61224San Francisco Giants341024.29411.0129154-257-83-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1215962.488