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Sunday May 21,1972This 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 1972-05-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels8Chicago White Sox9BoxSteve KealeyAlan Foster(none)
Cleveland Indians0Detroit Tigers5BoxMickey LolichDick Tidrow(none)
Oakland Athletics5Kansas City Royals2BoxKen HoltzmanMike HedlundBob Locker
Baltimore Orioles5Milwaukee Brewers0BoxPat DobsonKen Brett(none)
Boston Red Sox3New York Yankees6BoxFritz PetersonRay CulpSparky Lyle
Boston Red Sox2New York Yankees3BoxMike KekichGary PetersSparky Lyle
Minnesota Twins2Texas Rangers5BoxJim PantherBert BlylevenPaul Lindblad
Minnesota Twins1Texas Rangers3BoxJim ShellenbackDick WoodsonHoracio Pina
Houston Astros2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJerry ReussBill Singer(none)
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxTom SeaverSteve CarltonDanny Frisella
Montreal Expos0Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxLuke WalkerErnie McAnallyRamon Hernandez
Montreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDave GiustiJoe Gilbert(none)
Cincinnati Reds7San Diego Padres2BoxGary NolanBill Greif(none)
Cincinnati Reds0San Diego Padres7BoxFred NormanTom Hall(none)
Atlanta Braves6San Francisco Giants4BoxJim NashJim Barr(none)
Atlanta Braves1San Francisco Giants2BoxRon BryantRon ReedDon Carrithers
Chicago Cubs3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBill HandsRick WiseTom Phoebus

Standings as of 1972-05-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cleveland Indians271710.630--8468168-59-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1295574.426
259Detroit Tigers281612.5711.511277357-59-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1287058.547
3611Baltimore Orioles281513.5362.59584115-910-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1266561.516
4816New York Yankees271215.4445.08386-34-118-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1286761.523
51122Boston Red Sox26917.3467.594124-306-123-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1297653.589
61223Milwaukee Brewers25817.3208.04988-394-84-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1315774.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox281810.643--10391122-816-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1266957.548
234Oakland Athletics271710.6300.51049597-610-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1287652.594
346Minnesota Twins281711.6071.0117734410-97-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1266066.476
4713Texas Rangers301515.5004.092107-155-1010-5W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1243985.315
5918Kansas City Royals301218.4007.010392112-1110-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1246460.516
61020California Angels301119.3678.077128-513-108-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1256461.512
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets32257.781--1311022911-314-4W11T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1245866.468
248Pittsburgh Pirates301812.6006.0148116327-511-7W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1257847.624
3612Chicago Cubs301515.5009.013299338-127-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1257055.560
4714Philadelphia Phillies311516.4849.5101105-48-47-12L6T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1254481.352
5917Montreal Expos321319.40612.092141-496-137-6L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1245767.460
61121St. Louis Cardinals331221.36413.5115145-305-137-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1236360.512
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Houston Astros311912.613--1501252510-69-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1226557.533
237Los Angeles Dodgers332013.606--123764711-69-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1226557.533
3510Cincinnati Reds331815.5452.0144147-312-86-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1217744.636
4815San Diego Padres331518.4555.098106-86-59-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1204377.358
51019Atlanta Braves321220.3757.5119165-467-125-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1225864.475
61224San Francisco Giants361125.30610.5135161-267-84-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1195861.487


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Larry Parrish3B-OF18.192Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos. 
Rick WilliamsP19.193Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros.