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Sunday July 23,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-07-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Boston Red Sox3BoxKen HoltzmanLynn McGlothenRollie Fingers
Cleveland Indians1Chicago White Sox2BoxWilbur WoodGaylord Perry(none)
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox4BoxTerry ForsterEd Farmer(none)
Baltimore Orioles8Kansas City Royals4BoxMike CuellarDick DragoGrant Jackson
Minnesota Twins3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxJim PerryJim LonborgJim Strickland
Minnesota Twins6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxDave GoltzEarl StephensonJim Strickland
California Angels6New York Yankees3BoxClyde WrightMike KekichEddie Fisher
Detroit Tigers1Texas Rangers3BoxRich HandTom TimmermannHoracio Pina
St. Louis Cardinals2Atlanta Braves3BoxJoe HoernerRick WisePat Jarvis
Chicago Cubs5Houston Astros6BoxFred GladdingFergie Jenkins(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxSteve CarltonTommy John(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxSteve BlassRoss GrimsleyRamon Hernandez
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres1BoxMike TorrezSteve Arlin(none)
Montreal Expos9San Diego Padres1BoxBalor MooreClay Kirby(none)
New York Mets2San Francisco Giants5BoxRon BryantTom Seaver(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers885137.580--3092664325-1926-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium683533.515
235Baltimore Orioles885038.5681.03102446627-1823-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium663036.455
3510Boston Red Sox864541.5235.0373367617-2528-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park694029.580
4815New York Yankees854243.4947.53012693215-2727-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I703733.529
51020Cleveland Indians873651.41414.5257301-4415-3221-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium693633.522
61222Milwaukee Brewers873552.40215.5258347-8914-2921-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium693039.435
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics915635.615--3632768731-1825-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum643727.578
248Chicago White Sox904941.5446.5327331-415-2934-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park643826.594
3611Minnesota Twins874542.5179.03193081120-2625-16W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium673235.478
4714Kansas City Royals894445.49411.03563193716-2528-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium653233.492
5919California Angels924052.43516.5278360-8217-2923-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium633528.556
61121Texas Rangers903753.41118.5294357-6314-2723-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium641747.266
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates885533.625--41330710625-1630-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium674126.612
236New York Mets874938.5635.5294310-1625-1924-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium693435.493
3612St. Louis Cardinals884543.51110.0337350-1323-2222-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II683038.441
4713Chicago Cubs914645.50510.53973336420-2726-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field643925.609
5917Montreal Expos874047.46014.5283346-6320-2720-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park693039.435
61224Philadelphia Phillies883157.35224.0285377-9215-2816-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium682840.412
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds885533.625--41430810635-1320-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium664026.606
247Houston Astros925141.5546.04293834628-2023-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome613328.541
359Los Angeles Dodgers894742.5288.53222932924-2023-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium663828.576
4816Atlanta Braves924349.46714.0361412-5122-3020-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium622735.435
51018San Francisco Giants934152.44116.5385399-1423-2018-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park622834.452
61123San Diego Padres893356.37122.5269371-10216-1817-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium642539.391


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Brant AlyeaOF31.227Traded by Athletics to Cardinals for Marty Martinez. Brant Alyea returned to Athletics.