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Sunday July 16,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-07-16

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox1Baltimore Orioles6BoxJim PalmerWilbur Wood(none)
Kansas City Royals0Detroit Tigers2BoxBill SlaybackRoger Nelson(none)
California Angels1Milwaukee Brewers0BoxRudy MayJim Colborn(none)
California Angels1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxBill ParsonsRickey ClarkFrank Linzy
Boston Red Sox6Minnesota Twins1BoxMarty PattinBert Blyleven(none)
Oakland Athletics5New York Yankees2BoxDave HamiltonMel StottlemyreBob Locker
Cleveland Indians2Texas Rangers3BoxHoracio PinaEd Farmer(none)
Atlanta Braves3Chicago Cubs5BoxJack AkerGeorge Stone(none)
Montreal Expos2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon SuttonBill Stoneman(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDave GiustiFred Gladding(none)
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBruce KisonDon WilsonDave Giusti
New York Mets3San Diego Padres7BoxBill GreifJerry Koosman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7San Francisco Giants10BoxJim BarrWoodie Fryman(none)
Cincinnati Reds4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJack BillinghamDon Durham(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Detroit Tigers814635.568--2852523322-1824-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium754035.533
237Baltimore Orioles814536.5561.02752165922-1623-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium733538.479
3714Boston Red Sox773839.4946.0337344-717-2521-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park784731.603
4815New York Yankees783741.4747.5263258515-2722-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I774235.545
51020Cleveland Indians803446.42511.5223270-4713-2721-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium763838.500
61222Milwaukee Brewers793247.40513.0231311-8014-2918-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium773344.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics825230.634--3272438427-1325-17W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum734132.562
248Chicago White Sox834538.5427.5307307014-2731-11L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park714229.592
359Minnesota Twins804238.5259.02972752217-2225-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium743539.473
4613Kansas City Royals824141.50011.03152724316-2525-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium723537.486
5917California Angels843846.45215.0266325-5915-2323-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium713734.521
61121Texas Rangers833548.42217.5282335-5314-2721-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium711952.268
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates825230.634--38627611025-1627-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium734429.603
234New York Mets814734.5804.5285294-923-1524-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium753639.480
3510St. Louis Cardinals814239.5199.5311319-820-1822-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II753342.440
4712Chicago Cubs854441.5189.53743037119-2525-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field704129.586
5918Montreal Expos813645.44415.5262333-7116-2520-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park753441.453
61224Philadelphia Phillies832954.34923.5276363-8713-2516-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium733043.411
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds825131.622--3812928931-1120-20W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium724428.611
246Houston Astros864838.5585.04003534728-2020-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome673631.537
3611Los Angeles Dodgers834340.5188.53072852224-2019-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium724230.583
4816Atlanta Braves853946.45913.5331382-5121-2817-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium693138.449
51019San Francisco Giants883850.43216.0372390-1823-2015-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park673136.463
61123San Diego Padres833152.37320.5254349-9516-1815-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium702743.386


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Don EddyP25.264Traded by White Sox with Cash to Padres for Ed Spiezio.