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Thursday June 29,1972This 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 1972-06-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers8Boston Red Sox4BoxFred SchermanDon NewhauserChuck Seelbach
Oakland Athletics0Chicago White Sox4BoxWilbur WoodCatfish Hunter(none)
Oakland Athletics3Chicago White Sox1BoxBlue Moon OdomTom BradleyRollie Fingers
Cleveland Indians1Milwaukee Brewers3BoxEarl StephensonRay LambFrank Linzy
Kansas City Royals5Minnesota Twins3BoxDick DragoBert Blyleven(none)
Kansas City Royals12Minnesota Twins4BoxMike HedlundDick WoodsonAl Fitzmorris
Baltimore Orioles3New York Yankees4BoxMel StottlemyreJim PalmerSparky Lyle
California Angels12Texas Rangers4BoxRudy MayPete BrobergRickey Clark
Houston Astros8Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxFred GladdingJim BrewerTom Griffin
New York Mets4Philadelphia Phillies9BoxSteve CarltonGary Gentry(none)
Montreal Expos0Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxNelson BrilesErnie McAnally(none)
Atlanta Braves6San Diego Padres8BoxMike CaldwellGeorge StoneBill Greif
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants3BoxJim BarrJack Billingham(none)
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRick WiseBurt Hooton(none)

Standings as of 1972-06-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Detroit Tigers633627.571--2211853619-1417-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium935043.538
249Baltimore Orioles633429.5402.02071693816-1518-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium914645.505
4816New York Yankees612734.4438.0200208-89-2418-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I945242.553
3917Boston Red Sox612734.4438.0266289-2312-2015-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park945836.617
51019Cleveland Indians622735.4358.5173206-3311-2116-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium944549.479
61120Milwaukee Brewers632637.41310.0182238-5610-2116-16W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium933954.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics654322.662--2611877421-1122-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum905040.556
226Chicago White Sox653827.5855.02542421212-2226-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park894940.551
3510Minnesota Twins633429.5408.02302201016-1718-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium914348.473
4613Kansas City Royals633132.49211.02452123310-1921-13W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium914546.495
5714California Angels673136.46313.0223262-3913-2018-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium884444.500
61221Texas Rangers642638.40616.5223267-448-1918-19L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium902862.311
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates644024.625--3132189520-1120-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium915635.615
234New York Mets664026.6061.0247252-519-1321-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium904347.478
358Chicago Cubs653629.5544.52912187314-1722-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field904941.544
4712St. Louis Cardinals663333.5008.0258262-415-1718-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II904248.467
5918Montreal Expos662937.43912.0202260-5814-2415-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park904149.456
61123Philadelphia Phillies652441.36916.5204275-7112-2312-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium913556.385
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds674126.612--3112516026-1015-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium875433.621
245Houston Astros684127.6030.53182675124-1317-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome854342.506
3611Los Angeles Dodgers673631.5375.02412063518-1318-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium884939.557
4815Atlanta Braves663036.45510.5259296-3717-2213-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium884048.455
51022San Francisco Giants732746.37017.0285332-4717-1710-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park824240.512
61224San Diego Padres672344.34318.0196288-9210-1413-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium863551.407


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ollie BrownOF28.139Claimed on waivers by Brewers from Athletics. 
Orlando Cepeda1B34.285Traded by Braves to Athletics for Denny McLain. 
Denny McLainP28.092Traded by Athletics to Braves for Orlando Cepeda.