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Games on 1972-07-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics1Boston Red Sox2BoxMarty PattinKen Holtzman(none)
Oakland Athletics3Boston Red Sox4BoxDon NewhauserDarold Knowles(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Kansas City Royals5BoxEddie WattKen WrightRoric Harrison
Minnesota Twins1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxGary RyersonDick Woodson(none)
Detroit Tigers5Texas Rangers1BoxBill SlaybackDon Stanhouse(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves6BoxPat JarvisDon Durham(none)
New York Mets2Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxGary GentryAl Downing(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers854936.576--2992603923-1826-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium713734.521
236Baltimore Orioles854837.5651.02902266425-1723-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium693237.464
359Boston Red Sox824339.5244.5359352717-2526-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park734231.575
4815New York Yankees803941.4887.52822612115-2724-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I754035.533
51020Cleveland Indians833548.42213.0242288-4614-2921-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium733736.507
61222Milwaukee Brewers833449.41014.0246329-8314-2920-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium733142.425
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics875433.621--3482628629-1625-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum683929.574
248Chicago White Sox864640.5357.5314316-215-2931-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park684127.603
3613Minnesota Twins834241.50610.0301296517-2525-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium713536.493
4714Kansas City Royals864343.50010.53382993916-2527-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium683335.485
5918California Angels873849.43716.0270341-7115-2623-23L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium683731.544
61121Texas Rangers873651.41418.0288347-5914-2722-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium671849.269
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates855431.635--40228811425-1629-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium704228.600
235New York Mets844836.5715.5288302-1424-1724-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium723537.486
3611St. Louis Cardinals854441.51810.0326338-1222-2022-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II713140.437
4712Chicago Cubs884543.51110.53793176219-2526-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field674027.597
5917Montreal Expos833746.44616.0265338-7317-2620-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park733340.452
61224Philadelphia Phillies853055.35324.0280370-9014-2616-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium712942.408
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds855332.624--3952979833-1220-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium694227.609
247Houston Astros894940.5516.04133654828-2021-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome643529.547
3510Los Angeles Dodgers864541.5238.53152882724-2021-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium694029.580
4816Atlanta Braves894148.46114.0349401-5222-3018-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium652936.446
51019San Francisco Giants903951.43316.5377393-1623-2016-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park653035.462
61123San Diego Padres853253.37621.0261353-9216-1816-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium682642.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Vic Harris2B-OF22.115Traded by Athletics with Steve Lawson and Marty Martinez to Rangers for Ted Kubiak and Don Mincher. 
Ted Kubiak2B-SS30.069Traded by Rangers with Don Mincher to Athletics for Steve Lawson, Vic Harris and Marty Martinez. 
Marty MartinezSS-3B30.331Traded by Athletics with Steve Lawson and Vic Harris to Rangers for Ted Kubiak and Don Mincher. 
Don Mincher1B34.026Traded by Rangers with Ted Kubiak to Athletics for Steve Lawson, Vic Harris and Marty Martinez. 
Phil ReganP35.105Released by White Sox.