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Games on 1972-05-28

Top1972 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALCleveland Indians1Baltimore Orioles5Boxscore - PBP914,1922:14Vince ColbertJim PalmerJim Palmer (5-3)Vince Colbert (0-2)-Ken AspromonteEarl WeaverMemorial Stadium
ALMilwaukee Brewers1Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP918,3562:03Jim LonborgLew KrausseJohn Curtis (1-0)Jim Lonborg (2-2)-Roy McMillanEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALKansas City Royals2California Angels4Boxscore - PBP98,1152:10Dick DragoClyde WrightClyde Wright (3-2)Dick Drago (2-4)Eddie Fisher (1)Bob LemonDel RiceAngel Stadium of
ALTexas Rangers2Minnesota Twins7Boxscore - PBP99,1322:23Bill GogolewskiJim KaatJim Kaat (6-1)Bill Gogolewski (3-4)-Ted WilliamsBill RigneyMetropolitan Stad
ALDetroit Tigers5New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP913,4332:53Les CainRich HintonChuck Seelbach (2-1)Fred Beene (0-3)-Billy MartinRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
ALChicago White Sox4Oakland Athletics5Boxscore - PBP1032,6023:01Tom BradleyVida BlueRollie Fingers (4-1)Steve Kealey (2-1)-Chuck TannerDick WilliamsOakland-Alameda C
NLSan Francisco Giants3Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP902:22Steve StoneRon SchuelerSteve Stone (2-4)Ron Schueler (1-1)-Charlie FoxLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Francisco Giants6Atlanta Braves7Boxscore - PBP1126,8483:28Ron BryantTom KelleyPat Jarvis (3-2)Jim Barr (0-2)-Charlie FoxLum HarrisAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLMontreal Expos7Chicago Cubs5Boxscore - PBP931,8522:45Bill StonemanBurt HootonMike Marshall (4-0)Dan McGinn (0-3)-Gene MauchLeo DurocherWrigley Field
NLSan Diego Padres5Cincinnati Reds2Boxscore - PBP919,6472:25Steve ArlinRoss GrimsleySteve Arlin (4-4)Ross Grimsley (2-1)-Don ZimmerSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLLos Angeles Dodgers6Houston Astros5Boxscore - PBP1138,2553:24Tommy JohnLarry DierkerJim Brewer (3-2)Fred Gladding (0-2)Pete Richert (3)Walter AlstonHarry WalkerAstrodome
NLPhiladelphia Phillies5Pittsburgh Pirates6Boxscore - PBP915,2362:41Dick SelmaSteve BlassRamon Hernandez (2-0)Joe Hoerner (0-2)-Frank LucchesiBill VirdonThree Rivers Stad
NLNew York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals8Boxscore - PBP914,6902:18Gary GentryReggie ClevelandReggie Cleveland (4-3)Gary Gentry (3-2)-Yogi BerraRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1972-05-28.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Detroit Tigers342014.588--132924010-510-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1226656.541
259Baltimore Orioles341915.5591.011696206-1113-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1206159.508
3610Cleveland Indians331815.5451.5928579-109-5L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1235469.439
4714Boston Red Sox321418.4385.0121142-216-128-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1237152.577
5917New York Yankees331419.4245.596106-104-1110-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1226557.533
61224Milwaukee Brewers311021.3238.565111-466-124-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1255570.440
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics332211.667--133115187-615-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1227151.582
223Minnesota Twins332112.6361.0140964411-910-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1215665.463
335Chicago White Sox342113.6181.5126114125-1116-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1206654.550
4815Texas Rangers371621.4328.0123143-206-1310-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1173879.325
51019California Angels371522.4059.0108156-484-1211-10W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1186058.508
61122Kansas City Royals351322.37110.011711343-1410-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1196356.529
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111New York Mets382711.711--1451261913-714-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1185662.475
236Pittsburgh Pirates362214.6114.0178137419-613-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1197445.622
3511Chicago Cubs361917.5287.0156117398-1211-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1196653.555
4713Montreal Expos381721.44710.0121162-417-1510-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1185365.449
5816Philadelphia Phillies371621.43210.5118134-169-97-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1194376.361
61121St. Louis Cardinals391524.38512.5140171-315-1310-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1176057.513
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros382414.632--1831443914-610-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1156055.522
247Los Angeles Dodgers392316.5901.51551045113-710-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1166254.534
3612Cincinnati Reds382018.5264.0162162012-88-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1167541.647
4918Atlanta Braves381622.4218.0152192-409-127-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1165462.466
51020San Diego Padres401624.4009.0110141-317-79-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1134271.372
61223San Francisco Giants431528.34911.5174204-3011-114-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1125458.482