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Friday July 28,1972This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1972-07-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians4Baltimore Orioles1BoxGaylord PerryDave McNally(none)
Texas Rangers2California Angels3BoxSteve BarberHoracio Pina(none)
Kansas City Royals0Chicago White Sox5BoxTom BradleyDick Drago(none)
Detroit Tigers2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJim LonborgChuck Seelbach(none)
Boston Red Sox6New York Yankees5BoxDon NewhauserSparky Lyle(none)
Boston Red Sox1New York Yankees3BoxSteve KlineSonny Siebert(none)
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics3BoxDick WoodsonKen HoltzmanDave LaRoche
San Francisco Giants3Atlanta Braves4BoxRon SchuelerRon BryantDenny McLain
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds1BoxClay KirbyWayne Simpson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6Houston Astros5BoxPete MikkelsenFred GladdingJim Brewer
St. Louis Cardinals1Montreal Expos3BoxBill StonemanBob Gibson(none)
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies2BoxSteve CarltonMilt Pappas(none)
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDock EllisTom Seaver(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers915338.582--3222764627-2026-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium653332.508
236Baltimore Orioles905040.5562.53142526227-1823-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium643034.469
3510Boston Red Sox894643.5176.0382381118-2728-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park663927.591
4714New York Yankees884444.5007.53152783715-2729-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I673532.522
51020Cleveland Indians893851.42714.0265305-4017-3221-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium673433.507
61222Milwaukee Brewers903654.40016.5268360-9214-2922-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium662937.439
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics935736.613--3702838731-1826-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum623626.581
247Chicago White Sox935142.5486.0339337215-2936-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park613625.590
3611Minnesota Twins894643.5179.03263151121-2725-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium653134.477
4815Kansas City Royals924547.48911.53623313117-2728-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium623131.500
5918California Angels944252.44715.5286362-7617-2925-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium613328.541
61121Texas Rangers923755.40219.5296365-6914-2923-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium621745.274
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates915734.626--42331410925-1632-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium643925.609
235New York Mets905040.5566.5301320-1926-2124-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium663333.500
3612St. Louis Cardinals904644.51110.5346355-924-2322-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II662937.439
4713Chicago Cubs944747.50011.54033386521-2926-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field613823.623
5917Montreal Expos894148.46115.0288355-6720-2721-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park672938.433
61224Philadelphia Phillies913358.36324.0290383-9315-2818-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium652639.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds905634.622--42331311035-1321-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium643925.609
248Houston Astros945143.5437.04373954228-2023-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome593326.559
359Los Angeles Dodgers914942.5387.53343013326-2023-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium643628.563
4816Atlanta Braves934449.47313.5365415-5022-3021-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium612635.426
51019San Francisco Giants944153.43617.0388403-1523-2118-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park612833.459
61123San Diego Padres913457.37422.5274380-10617-1917-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium622438.387


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe AzcueC32.345Traded by Angels with Syd O'Brien to Brewers for Ron Clark and Paul Ratliff. 
Ron Clark3B-SS29.195Traded by Brewers with Paul Ratliff to Angels for Joe Azcue and Syd O'Brien. 
Syd O'Brien3B-SS27.222Traded by Angels with Joe Azcue to Brewers for Ron Clark and Paul Ratliff. 
Paul RatliffC28.187Traded by Brewers with Ron Clark to Angels for Joe Azcue and Syd O'Brien.