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Thursday May 25,1972This 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 1972-05-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Boston Red Sox2BoxMarty PattinPat Dobson(none)
Kansas City Royals5California Angels2BoxPaul SplittorffRudy MayRoger Nelson
Milwaukee Brewers2Detroit Tigers0BoxSkip LockwoodMickey Lolich(none)
Texas Rangers5Minnesota Twins6BoxWayne GrangerMike Paul(none)
Cleveland Indians0New York Yankees2BoxFritz PetersonDick Tidrow(none)
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs2BoxTug McGrawDan McGinnJerry Koosman
Pittsburgh Pirates2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxBob GibsonDock Ellis(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians301812.600--8974159-79-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1265472.429
259Detroit Tigers311714.5481.511785327-510-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1256956.552
3610Baltimore Orioles311615.5162.510593126-1110-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1236459.520
4713New York Yankees301416.4674.08991-24-1110-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1256560.520
51020Boston Red Sox291118.3796.5103134-316-125-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1267452.587
61122Milwaukee Brewers281018.3577.05793-366-94-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1285573.430
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox312110.677--11799185-816-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1236657.537
324Oakland Athletics301911.6331.5118106127-612-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1257451.592
235Minnesota Twins301911.6331.5124784611-98-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1245866.468
4816Texas Rangers341519.4417.5105127-225-1110-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1203981.325
5918Kansas City Royals321319.4068.510895133-1110-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1226359.516
61223California Angels341222.35310.590147-574-128-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1216358.521
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets35269.743--1361112512-514-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1215764.471
236Pittsburgh Pirates332013.6065.0165126399-611-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1227646.623
3511Chicago Cubs331716.5158.0141104378-129-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1226854.557
4714Montreal Expos351619.45710.0108147-396-1310-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1215467.446
5815Philadelphia Phillies341519.44110.5107121-148-77-12L9T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1224478.361
61121St. Louis Cardinals361323.36113.5125162-375-138-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1206258.517
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros352312.657--1701284214-69-6W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1186157.517
248Los Angeles Dodgers362115.5832.5139914811-610-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1196455.538
3612Cincinnati Reds351817.5145.0147153-612-86-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1197742.647
4917Atlanta Braves341420.4128.5125168-439-125-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1205664.467
51019San Diego Padres371522.4059.0101126-256-59-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1164373.371
61224San Francisco Giants391326.33312.0150177-279-94-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1165660.483


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe GibbonP37.045Signed as Free Agent by Astros.