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Saturday May 27,1972This 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 1972-05-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians2Baltimore Orioles4BoxDave McNallyGaylord Perry(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Boston Red Sox9BoxSonny SiebertJim SlatonKen Tatum
Kansas City Royals2California Angels4BoxRickey ClarkTom Murphy(none)
Texas Rangers16Minnesota Twins2BoxDick BosmanDick WoodsonPaul Lindblad
Detroit Tigers2New York Yankees1BoxJoe ColemanMel StottlemyreFred Scherman
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics6BoxCatfish HunterStan Bahnsen(none)
San Francisco Giants11Atlanta Braves9BoxJerry JohnsonGeorge StoneDon McMahon
Montreal Expos3Chicago Cubs5BoxFergie JenkinsMike Torrez(none)
San Diego Padres4Cincinnati Reds9BoxJim McGlothlinClay KirbyClay Carroll
Los Angeles Dodgers7Houston Astros3BoxPete MikkelsenJerry Reuss(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxBucky BrandonDave GiustiChris Short
New York Mets4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJim McAndrewAl Santorini(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Detroit Tigers331914.576--12788399-510-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1236756.545
259Cleveland Indians321814.5630.59180119-99-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1245470.435
3610Baltimore Orioles331815.5451.011195166-1112-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1216259.512
4815New York Yankees321418.4384.592101-94-1110-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1236558.528
5917Boston Red Sox311318.4195.0117141-246-127-6W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1247252.581
61224Milwaukee Brewers301020.3337.564107-436-114-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1265571.437
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics322111.656--128111177-614-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1237251.585
224Chicago White Sox332112.6360.5122109135-1016-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1216655.545
335Minnesota Twins322012.6251.0133943911-99-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1225765.467
4713Texas Rangers361620.4447.0121136-156-1210-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1183880.322
51019California Angels361422.3899.0104154-504-1210-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1196158.513
61121Kansas City Royals341321.3829.011510963-1310-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1206357.525
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets372710.730--1421182413-614-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1195663.471
236Pittsburgh Pirates352114.6005.0172132409-612-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1207545.625
3511Chicago Cubs351916.5437.0151110418-1211-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1206654.550
4714Philadelphia Phillies361620.44410.5113128-159-87-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1204377.358
5816Montreal Expos371621.43211.0114157-436-1510-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1195465.454
61122St. Louis Cardinals381424.36813.5132168-365-139-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1186157.517
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Houston Astros372413.649--1781384014-610-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1166056.517
247Los Angeles Dodgers382216.5792.5149995012-710-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1176354.538
3612Cincinnati Reds372017.5414.0160157312-88-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1177542.641
4918Atlanta Braves361521.4178.5143183-409-126-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1185563.466
51020San Diego Padres391524.38510.0105139-346-79-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1144371.377
61223San Francisco Giants411427.34112.0165195-3010-104-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1145559.482


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ron Dunn2B-3B22.123Purchased by Cubs from Orioles.