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Friday June 16,1972This 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 1972-06-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3California Angels0BoxJoe ColemanRickey Clark(none)
Kansas City Royals3Milwaukee Brewers2BoxDick DragoKen SandersTom Burgmeier
Baltimore Orioles3Minnesota Twins0BoxJim PalmerJim KaatGrant Jackson
Cleveland Indians0Oakland Athletics5BoxKen HoltzmanDick Tidrow(none)
Montreal Expos7Atlanta Braves4BoxTom WalkerJoe HoernerJohn Strohmayer
Montreal Expos0Atlanta Braves2BoxRon ReedSteve Renko(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Chicago Cubs4BoxBurt HootonClaude Osteen(none)
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds1BoxDanny FrisellaGary NolanTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies0Houston Astros1BoxTom GriffinDick Selma(none)
San Diego Padres1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxSteve BlassFred Norman(none)
San Francisco Giants6St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDon CarrithersRick Wise(none)

Standings as of 1972-06-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
139Baltimore Orioles512922.569--1731363713-1116-11W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1035152.495
2410Detroit Tigers512922.569--1811513014-915-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1055748.543
3613Cleveland Indians492326.4695.0139151-1210-1413-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1074958.458
4916Boston Red Sox472126.4476.0193218-2510-1611-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1086444.593
51118New York Yankees512229.4317.0174178-48-2014-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1045747.548
61224Milwaukee Brewers491633.32712.0127197-708-218-12L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1074958.458
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics513417.667--2041545018-916-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1045945.567
225Chicago White Sox513120.6083.018818087-1624-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1035647.544
3511Minnesota Twins492722.5516.01791582114-1513-7L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1055055.476
4714California Angels542529.46310.5179214-359-1616-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1015051.495
5815Kansas City Royals522428.46210.5193178157-1717-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1025250.510
61017Texas Rangers532330.43412.0185200-157-1516-15W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1013170.307
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates533518.660--2651867917-918-9W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1026141.598
223New York Mets543519.6480.52141922216-919-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1024854.471
368Chicago Cubs523022.5774.52251557014-1516-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1035548.534
4819St. Louis Cardinals542331.42612.5190219-2912-1711-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1025250.510
5920Montreal Expos532231.41513.0158221-639-1913-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1034855.466
61021Philadelphia Phillies542034.37015.5162213-519-1711-17L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1023963.382
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Cincinnati Reds543420.630--2602075323-911-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1006139.610
356Los Angeles Dodgers553223.5822.52011524917-1015-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1005347.530
247Houston Astros553223.5822.52382172119-1013-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome985246.531
4712Atlanta Braves542628.4818.0226252-2614-1612-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1004456.440
51122San Francisco Giants612041.32817.5231283-5213-137-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park944945.521
61223San Diego Padres551837.32716.5150223-738-1210-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium984058.408


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John CumberlandP25.037Traded by Giants to Cardinals for Jeff Mason. 
Jim QuallsOF25.250Released by White Sox.