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Friday June 23,1972This 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 1972-06-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees4Cleveland Indians1BoxFritz PetersonMilt Wilcox(none)
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals5BoxPaul SplittorffJim Perry(none)
Boston Red Sox1Milwaukee Brewers8BoxKen BrettJohn CurtisKen Sanders
California Angels2Oakland Athletics1BoxNolan RyanDave Hamilton(none)
Chicago White Sox3Texas Rangers4BoxPaul LindbladWilbur Wood(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Chicago Cubs2BoxSteve BlassFergie JenkinsDave Giusti
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds7BoxRoss GrimsleyJerry Reuss(none)
Atlanta Braves1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxAl DowningPhil Niekro(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Montreal Expos2BoxMike TorrezJim Nash(none)
San Francisco Giants1San Diego Padres4BoxSteve ArlinSam McDowell(none)

Standings as of 1972-06-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Detroit Tigers563224.571--1971653217-1115-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1005446.540
2410Baltimore Orioles563125.5541.01901523815-1416-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium984949.500
3612New York Yankees552629.4735.518718349-2017-9W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1005347.530
4917Boston Red Sox542430.4447.0236261-2510-1714-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1016140.604
51019Cleveland Indians552431.4367.5150179-2911-1813-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1014853.475
61223Milwaukee Brewers551936.34512.5153219-668-2111-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1014655.455
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics573819.667--2291696018-920-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum985543.561
225Chicago White Sox583523.6033.52272141311-1924-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park965244.542
3511Minnesota Twins553025.5457.01961781814-1616-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium994752.475
4713California Angels602832.46711.5194230-3610-1618-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium954748.495
5815Kansas City Royals562630.46411.5206188188-1918-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium985048.510
61120Texas Rangers592534.42414.0205232-278-1917-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium952966.305
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates583721.638--2852018418-919-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium975938.608
223New York Mets593722.6270.52272151218-1219-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium974651.474
357Chicago Cubs583424.5863.02611837814-1520-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field975146.526
4816St. Louis Cardinals582632.44811.0215237-2212-1714-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II984949.500
5918Montreal Expos592633.44111.5177234-5712-2114-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park974453.454
61021Philadelphia Phillies582137.36216.0177242-6510-2011-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium983860.388
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Cincinnati Reds613724.607--2892345523-914-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium935835.624
246Houston Astros623725.5970.52822433920-1117-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome914744.516
369Los Angeles Dodgers603426.5672.52171813618-1316-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium955144.537
4714Atlanta Braves582731.4668.5238267-2914-1713-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium964353.448
51122San Diego Padres602139.35015.5166243-7710-1411-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium933756.398
61224San Francisco Giants672245.32818.0261315-5415-177-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park884741.534