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Thursday June 8,1972This 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 1972-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers4Kansas City Royals3BoxBill ParsonsPaul SplittorffKen Sanders
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers6BoxPete BrobergMel StottlemyrePaul Lindblad
Chicago Cubs1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxTommy JohnJuan PizarroJim Brewer
Atlanta Braves3Montreal Expos2BoxJim HardinBill StonemanCecil Upshaw
Cincinnati Reds5New York Mets3BoxPedro BorbonTom SeaverClay Carroll
Houston Astros2Philadelphia Phillies7BoxBill ChampionLarry DierkerJoe Hoerner
Pittsburgh Pirates11San Diego Padres2BoxBob MooseSteve Arlin(none)
St. Louis Cardinals6San Francisco Giants4BoxDiego SeguiSam McDowell(none)

Standings as of 1972-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148Detroit Tigers442519.568--1621283411-814-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1126151.545
2511Baltimore Orioles442222.5003.0147129186-1116-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1105852.527
3613Cleveland Indians422022.4764.0119132-139-1111-11L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1145262.456
4815Boston Red Sox411823.4395.5154182-2810-168-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1146747.588
51118New York Yankees451926.4226.5155169-147-1812-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1106050.545
61221Milwaukee Brewers411625.3907.5112156-448-148-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1154966.426
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics443113.705--1801364416-815-5W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1116249.559
226Minnesota Twins422517.5955.01661353113-1312-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1125260.464
337Chicago White Sox442618.5915.016515876-1420-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1106149.555
4714California Angels472225.46810.5156188-328-1414-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1085355.491
5917Texas Rangers472027.42612.5162183-217-1513-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1073473.318
61019Kansas City Royals451926.42212.5164146184-1615-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1095752.523
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112New York Mets473215.681--1831632014-718-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1095158.468
223Pittsburgh Pirates463016.6521.52361667015-815-8W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1096643.606
3610Chicago Cubs452520.5566.01871365112-1413-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1106050.545
4816Montreal Expos462026.43511.5137189-527-1613-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1105060.455
5920St. Louis Cardinals482028.41712.5174201-2710-1610-12W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1085553.509
61022Philadelphia Phillies471829.38314.0145179-349-139-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1094168.376
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers493019.612--1891315816-814-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1065551.519
245Cincinnati Reds482919.6040.52281943421-98-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1066640.623
359Houston Astros482721.5632.52171981917-910-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1055748.543
4712Atlanta Braves462224.4786.5184215-3113-149-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1084860.444
51123San Diego Padres481632.33313.5127185-587-99-23L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1054263.400
61224San Francisco Giants541737.31515.5209259-5011-116-26L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1015249.515