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Games on 1972-08-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles11Boston Red Sox2BoxJim PalmerJohn Curtis(none)
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox10BoxWilbur WoodPete Broberg(none)
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox7BoxTom BradleyCasey Cox(none)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians2BoxSteve DunningJoe ColemanSteve Mingori
Detroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians5BoxChuck SeelbachDenny RiddlebergerJohn Hiller
California Angels4Kansas City Royals3BoxDave SellsKen WrightAndy Messersmith
California Angels3Kansas City Royals2BoxClyde WrightPaul Splittorff(none)
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers0BoxSteve KlineGary RyersonSparky Lyle
New York Yankees6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxSparky LyleKen Sanders(none)
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins3BoxDarold KnowlesWayne GrangerBob Locker
Oakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins5BoxDave GoltzDave Hamilton(none)
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds3BoxPhil NiekroDon Gullett(none)
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxDon SuttonFred Norman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Montreal Expos0BoxBob MooseMike Torrez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos2BoxBob JohnsonSteve RenkoRamon Hernandez
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets12BoxJerry KoosmanBurt Hooton(none)
Houston Astros7San Francisco Giants3BoxLarry DierkerJim BarrJim Ray
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants6BoxJim WilloughbyTom Griffin(none)
Philadelphia Phillies0St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAl SantoriniWayne Twitchell(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers1025745.559--3553312429-2328-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium542925.537
248Baltimore Orioles1015447.5352.53532846929-2325-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium532627.491
3611New York Yankees1005248.5204.03693185122-3130-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I552728.491
4713Boston Red Sox1005149.5105.0420439-1919-3032-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park553421.618
5916Cleveland Indians1024755.46110.0304338-3417-3330-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium542529.463
61122Milwaukee Brewers1024161.40216.0321398-7717-3324-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium542430.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1036241.602--4023089432-2130-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum523121.596
224Chicago White Sox1025844.5693.53903682216-3042-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park522923.558
359Minnesota Twins995247.5258.03603461423-2929-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium552530.455
4815Kansas City Royals1014754.46514.03813621918-3129-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium532924.547
51018California Angels1034756.45615.0323393-7020-3227-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium522824.538
61223Texas Rangers1034162.39821.0323416-9317-3424-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium511338.255
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1026438.627--47134812332-2032-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium533221.604
247New York Mets1005545.5508.0339350-1126-2129-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium562828.500
3612Chicago Cubs1055451.51411.54363736324-3330-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field503119.620
4714St. Louis Cardinals1004951.49014.0379395-1624-2725-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II562630.464
5919Montreal Expos1004555.45018.0314399-8521-2924-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park562531.446
61224Philadelphia Phillies1023963.38225.0326414-8820-3019-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium542034.370
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1006139.610--4533549936-1425-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium543420.630
236Houston Astros1045846.5585.04884295931-2127-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome492623.531
3510Los Angeles Dodgers1015348.5258.53723482426-2427-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium543222.593
4817Atlanta Braves1054857.45715.5415478-6323-3324-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium492227.449
51020San Francisco Giants1054659.43817.5434449-1527-2419-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park502327.460
61121San Diego Padres1024161.40221.0326416-9024-2317-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium511734.333