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Thursday June 15,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-06-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals13Boston Red Sox9BoxTom MurphySonny SiebertBruce Dal Canton
Cleveland Indians1California Angels0BoxVince ColbertClyde Wright(none)
Chicago White Sox1New York Yankees8BoxFritz PetersonStan Bahnsen(none)
San Diego Padres1Chicago Cubs10BoxBill HandsBill Greif(none)
San Francisco Giants1Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxNelson BrilesSteve StoneDave Giusti
San Francisco Giants7Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxBob MooseRon BryantRamon Hernandez

Standings as of 1972-06-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1411Baltimore Orioles502822.560--1701363412-1116-11W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1045252.500
2510Detroit Tigers502822.560--1781512713-915-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1065848.547
3613Cleveland Indians482325.4794.0139146-710-1313-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1084959.454
4916Boston Red Sox472126.4475.5193218-2510-1611-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1086444.593
51119New York Yankees512229.4316.5174178-48-2014-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1045747.548
61223Milwaukee Brewers481632.33311.0125194-698-218-11L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1084959.454
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics503317.660--1991544518-915-8L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1056045.571
225Chicago White Sox513120.6082.518818087-1624-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1035647.544
339Minnesota Twins482721.5635.01791552414-1513-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1065056.472
4714California Angels532528.4729.5179211-329-1616-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1025052.490
5815Kansas City Royals512328.45110.5190176146-1717-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1035350.515
61018Texas Rangers532330.43411.5185200-157-1516-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1013170.307
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates523418.654--2631857817-917-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1036241.602
224New York Mets533419.6420.52121912115-919-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1034954.476
368Chicago Cubs512922.5694.52211556614-1515-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1045648.538
4817St. Louis Cardinals532330.43411.5189213-2412-1711-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1035251.505
5920Montreal Expos512130.41212.5151215-648-1813-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1054956.467
61021Philadelphia Phillies532033.37714.5162212-509-1611-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1033964.379
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133Cincinnati Reds533419.642--2592055423-911-10W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1016140.604
246Los Angeles Dodgers543222.5932.52011485317-915-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1015348.525
357Houston Astros543123.5743.52372172019-1012-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome995346.535
4712Atlanta Braves522527.4818.5220245-2514-1611-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1024557.441
51122San Diego Padres541836.33316.5149221-728-1110-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium994059.404
61224San Francisco Giants601941.31718.5225282-5712-137-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park955045.526


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe HoernerP35.215Traded by Phillies with Andre Thornton to Braves for Gary Neibauer and Jim Nash. 
Jim NashP27.126Traded by Braves with Gary Neibauer to Phillies for Andre Thornton and Joe Hoerner. 
Gary NeibauerP27.229Traded by Braves with Jim Nash to Phillies for Andre Thornton and Joe Hoerner. 
Andre Thornton1B22.306Traded by Phillies with Joe Hoerner to Braves for Gary Neibauer and Jim Nash.