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Games on 1972-07-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers6California Angels5BoxJim ColbornDon Rose(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Chicago White Sox1BoxMike CuellarTom Bradley(none)
Texas Rangers3Cleveland Indians4BoxGaylord PerryBill Gogolewski(none)
Texas Rangers5Cleveland Indians6BoxEd FarmerJim Shellenback(none)
Detroit Tigers7Kansas City Royals0BoxJoe ColemanJim Rooker(none)
New York Yankees6Oakland Athletics2BoxMike KekichDave HamiltonSparky Lyle
Chicago Cubs3Atlanta Braves4BoxGeorge StoneBill HandsCecil Upshaw
Pittsburgh Pirates7Houston Astros3BoxRamon HernandezJim Ray(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers11Montreal Expos3BoxAl DowningMike TorrezJim Brewer
San Diego Padres1New York Mets0BoxGary RossTug McGraw(none)
San Francisco Giants6Philadelphia Phillies4BoxJerry JohnsonWoodie Fryman(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Baltimore Orioles704030.571--2371805722-1618-14W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium844044.476
248Detroit Tigers703832.5432.02392192020-1618-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium864838.558
3714Boston Red Sox673334.4935.5301301012-2021-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park885236.591
4815New York Yankees683335.4856.02292191011-2522-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I874641.529
51018Cleveland Indians693039.4359.5189231-4211-2519-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium874245.483
61120Milwaukee Brewers692841.40611.5202269-6712-2516-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium873750.425
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics724626.639--2842117323-1323-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum834736.566
237Chicago White Sox724131.5695.02732601312-2229-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park824636.561
3511Minnesota Twins703634.5149.0242243-117-2219-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium844143.488
4613Kansas City Royals713536.49310.52712373410-2025-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium834142.494
5917California Angels743341.44614.0240290-5013-2120-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium814239.519
61222Texas Rangers722943.40317.0252299-4710-2419-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium822557.305
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates714526.634--3432449922-1223-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium845133.607
234New York Mets724329.5972.5263264-121-1422-15L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium844044.476
359St. Louis Cardinals723834.5287.5281278320-1818-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II843747.440
4712Chicago Cubs743836.5148.53172516616-2422-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field814734.580
5919Montreal Expos723141.43114.5222293-7114-2417-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park843945.464
61224Philadelphia Phillies722547.34720.5221303-8212-2313-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium843450.405
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds724428.611--3372647328-1116-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium825131.622
245Houston Astros754431.5871.53513044724-1320-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome784038.513
3610Los Angeles Dodgers733835.5216.52742443020-1718-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium824735.573
4816Atlanta Braves753639.4809.5299329-3019-2416-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium793445.430
51021San Francisco Giants793247.40515.5320353-3319-1813-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park763739.487
61123San Diego Padres732647.35618.5209310-10112-1514-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium803248.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tommy DavisOF33.107Signed as Free Agent by Cubs.