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Games on 1972-07-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Boston Red Sox5BoxDon NewhauserGary Waslewski(none)
Cleveland Indians8Chicago White Sox2BoxDick TidrowTom Bradley(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Kansas City Royals6BoxPat DobsonBruce Dal CantonGrant Jackson
Minnesota Twins0Milwaukee Brewers2BoxBill ParsonsBert Blyleven(none)
California Angels0New York Yankees6BoxFritz PetersonLloyd Allen(none)
California Angels0New York Yankees3BoxMel StottlemyreRudy May(none)
Detroit Tigers3Texas Rangers1BoxMickey LolichPete Broberg(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Atlanta Braves1BoxBob GibsonGeorge Stone(none)
Chicago Cubs11Houston Astros3BoxBill BonhamKen ForschJack Aker
Philadelphia Phillies0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxDon SuttonKen Reynolds(none)
Cincinnati Reds11Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxPedro BorbonBruce KisonDon Gullett
Montreal Expos4San Diego Padres5BoxMike CorkinsMike Marshall(none)
New York Mets3San Francisco Giants1BoxJerry KoosmanJim BarrTug McGraw

Standings as of 1972-07-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers865036.581--3022614124-1826-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium703634.514
236Baltimore Orioles864937.5701.02972326526-1723-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium683137.456
348Boston Red Sox834439.5304.5364356817-2527-14W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park724131.569
4713New York Yankees824141.5007.02912613015-2726-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I733835.521
5919Cleveland Indians843648.42913.0250290-4015-2921-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium723636.500
61121Milwaukee Brewers843549.41714.0248329-8114-2921-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium723042.417
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics885434.614--3522678529-1725-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum673928.582
259Chicago White Sox874641.5297.5316324-815-2931-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park674126.612
3614Minnesota Twins844242.50010.0301298317-2625-16L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium703535.500
4815Kansas City Royals874344.49410.53443063816-2527-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium673334.493
51020California Angels893851.42716.5270350-8015-2823-23L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium663729.561
61222Texas Rangers883652.40918.0289350-6114-2722-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium661848.273
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates865432.628--40729910825-1629-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium694227.609
235New York Mets854936.5764.5291303-1225-1724-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium713437.479
3611St. Louis Cardinals864541.5239.0328339-1123-2022-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II703040.429
4712Chicago Cubs894643.5179.53903207020-2526-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field663927.591
5917Montreal Expos843747.44016.0269343-7417-2720-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park723339.458
61224Philadelphia Phillies863056.34924.0280373-9314-2716-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium702941.414
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds865432.628--40630210434-1220-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium684127.603
247Houston Astros904941.5447.04163764028-2021-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome633528.556
3510Los Angeles Dodgers874641.5298.53182883024-2022-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium683929.574
4816Atlanta Braves904149.45615.0350403-5322-3018-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium642935.453
51018San Francisco Giants913952.42917.5378396-1823-2016-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park643034.469
61123San Diego Padres863353.38421.0266357-9116-1817-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium672542.373


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe GibbonP37.102Released by Astros. 
Hoyt WilhelmP48.361Released by Dodgers.