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Games on 1972-08-11

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox1Baltimore Orioles2BoxMike CuellarDon Newhauser(none)
Minnesota Twins1California Angels3BoxClyde WrightJim Perry(none)
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers1BoxSteve DunningJohn Hiller(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4New York Yankees2BoxSkip LockwoodMike KekichFrank Linzy
Chicago White Sox1Oakland Athletics0BoxDave LemondsCatfish HunterCy Acosta
Kansas City Royals2Texas Rangers0BoxRoger NelsonRich Hand(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Atlanta Braves7BoxCecil UpshawClay CarrollJim Hardin
New York Mets2Chicago Cubs7BoxMilt PappasJon Matlack(none)
San Francisco Giants3Houston Astros6BoxLarry DierkerDon Carrithers(none)
Montreal Expos4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxMike TorrezWayne Twitchell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxNelson BrilesReggie ClevelandRamon Hernandez
Los Angeles Dodgers2San Diego Padres1BoxJim BrewerMike Caldwell(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-11

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1065848.547--3742908432-2426-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium482226.458
247Detroit Tigers1075849.5420.53653432230-2628-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium492821.571
3510New York Yankees1055550.5242.53783314722-3133-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I502426.480
4713Boston Red Sox1045351.5104.0432450-1819-3134-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park513219.627
5917Cleveland Indians1064957.4629.0318350-3219-3530-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium502327.460
61121Milwaukee Brewers1074364.40215.5330419-8918-3325-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium492227.449
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1086345.583--4143258932-2431-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum473017.638
224Chicago White Sox1066145.5751.03993762319-3142-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park482622.542
3612Minnesota Twins1045450.5197.03753601523-3131-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502327.460
4815Kansas City Royals1055154.48610.53963692719-3132-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium492524.510
51018California Angels1074958.45813.5332400-6820-3229-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium482622.542
61223Texas Rangers1074265.39320.5331431-10018-3624-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium471235.255
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1056639.629--48535712832-2034-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium503020.600
248New York Mets1045648.5389.5356369-1327-2429-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium522725.519
3611Chicago Cubs1095752.52311.04593887124-3333-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field462818.609
4714St. Louis Cardinals1045153.49014.5396420-2424-2827-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II522428.462
5919Montreal Expos1044757.45218.5331416-8523-3124-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park522329.442
61224Philadelphia Phillies1054065.38126.0331422-9121-3119-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium511932.373
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1056441.610--47737210536-1528-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium493118.633
235Houston Astros1086048.5565.55074525532-2328-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome452421.533
359Los Angeles Dodgers1055550.5249.03843592528-2627-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium503020.600
4816Atlanta Braves1105159.46415.5443505-6223-3427-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium441925.432
51020San Francisco Giants1094861.44018.0461467-627-2521-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park462125.457
61122San Diego Padres1064264.39622.5339442-10325-2517-39L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium471631.340