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Friday May 26,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike CuellarMilt Wilcox(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Boston Red Sox5BoxBill LeeKen Sanders(none)
Kansas City Royals5California Angels10BoxNolan RyanJim RookerAndy Messersmith
Texas Rangers0Minnesota Twins7BoxBert BlylevenJim Shellenback(none)
Detroit Tigers8New York Yankees2BoxTom TimmermannMike KekichFred Scherman
Chicago White Sox2Oakland Athletics4BoxKen HoltzmanWilbur Wood(none)
San Francisco Giants4Atlanta Braves9BoxRon ReedJuan Marichal(none)
Montreal Expos3Chicago Cubs5BoxJuan PizarroErnie McAnallyJack Aker
San Diego Padres0Cincinnati Reds4BoxGary NolanFred Norman(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Houston Astros5BoxDave RobertsJim Brewer(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxNelson BrilesSteve Carlton(none)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals6BoxRick WiseTom Seaver(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Cleveland Indians311813.581--8976139-89-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1255471.432
259Detroit Tigers321814.5630.512587388-510-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1246856.548
3610Baltimore Orioles321715.5311.510793146-1111-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1226359.516
4713New York Yankees311417.4524.09199-84-1110-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1246559.524
5918Boston Red Sox301218.4005.5108138-306-126-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1257352.584
61223Milwaukee Brewers291019.3457.06198-376-104-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1275572.433
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox322111.656--119103165-916-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1226656.541
324Oakland Athletics312011.6450.5122108147-613-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1247351.589
235Minnesota Twins312011.6450.5131785311-99-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1235766.463
4816Texas Rangers351520.4297.5105134-295-1210-8L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1193980.328
51020Kansas City Royals331320.3948.511310583-1210-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1216358.521
61122California Angels351322.3719.5100152-524-129-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1206258.517
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets362610.722--1381172112-614-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1205763.475
236Pittsburgh Pirates342113.6184.0171130419-612-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1217546.620
3511Chicago Cubs341816.5297.0146107398-1210-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1216754.554
4714Montreal Expos361620.44410.0111152-416-1410-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1205466.450
5815Philadelphia Phillies351520.42910.5111127-168-87-12L10T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1214477.364
61121St. Louis Cardinals371423.37812.5131164-335-139-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1196158.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Houston Astros362412.667--1751314414-610-6W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1176057.513
248Los Angeles Dodgers372116.5683.5142964611-710-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1186454.542
3612Cincinnati Reds361917.5285.0151153-212-87-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1187642.644
4917Atlanta Braves351520.4298.5134172-389-126-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1195564.462
51019San Diego Padres381523.39510.0101130-296-69-17L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1154372.374
61224San Francisco Giants401327.32513.0154186-329-104-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1155659.487


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Curt MottonOF31.244Traded by Brewers to Angels for Archie Reynolds. 
Archie ReynoldsP26.143Traded by Angels to Brewers for Curt Motton.