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Monday July 3,1972This 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 1972-07-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Boston Red Sox8BoxLuis TiantBert Blyleven(none)
Oakland Athletics5California Angels0BoxCatfish HunterRudy May(none)
Baltimore Orioles15Detroit Tigers3BoxJim PalmerTom Timmermann(none)
Texas Rangers2Kansas City Royals1BoxMike PaulDick DragoJim Shellenback
St. Louis Cardinals4Cincinnati Reds2BoxRick WiseDon Gullett(none)
Atlanta Braves13Houston Astros9BoxPat JarvisJim RayCecil Upshaw
San Francisco Giants2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxSteve CarltonDon Carrithers(none)
Chicago Cubs2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDave GiustiBurt Hooton(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Baltimore Orioles673730.552--2321785419-1618-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium874344.494
247Detroit Tigers673730.552--2302102019-1418-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium894940.551
4815New York Yankees653134.4775.021721259-2422-10W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I904842.533
3714Boston Red Sox653134.4775.0297301-412-2019-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park905436.600
51120Cleveland Indians662739.4099.5177223-4611-2516-14L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium904545.500
61221Milwaukee Brewers662640.39410.5192261-6910-2416-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium903951.433
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics694524.652--2771997823-1322-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum864838.558
226Chicago White Sox694128.5944.02712551612-2229-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park854639.541
3511Minnesota Twins683632.5298.5242239317-2019-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium864145.477
4613Kansas City Royals683335.48511.52622283410-2023-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium864343.500
5917California Angels713239.45114.0232280-4813-2119-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium844341.512
61019Texas Rangers692940.42016.0244287-4310-2119-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium852560.294
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates684325.632--3302319920-1123-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium875334.609
223New York Mets694227.6091.5259259021-1421-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium874146.471
359Chicago Cubs693732.5366.53042356915-2022-12L3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field864838.558
4610St. Louis Cardinals713833.5356.5280272820-1718-16W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II853748.435
5918Montreal Expos693039.43513.5209272-6314-2416-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park874047.460
61123Philadelphia Phillies702545.35719.0216295-7912-2313-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium863452.395
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Cincinnati Reds714328.606--3312636828-1115-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium835231.627
245Houston Astros724329.5970.53382914724-1319-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome814140.506
3712Los Angeles Dodgers703634.5146.52532312218-1618-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium854936.576
4816Atlanta Braves703238.45710.5283316-3319-2413-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium843846.452
51022San Francisco Giants773047.39016.0312348-3617-1813-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park783939.500
61224San Diego Padres702446.34318.5204306-10210-1414-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium833449.410


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike Fiore1B27.265Traded by Cardinals with Mike Fiore to Padres for Rafael Robles. Bob Chlupsa returned to Cardinals.