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Games on 1972-08-14

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics5Baltimore Orioles2BoxRollie FingersJim Palmer(none)
New York Yankees0Kansas City Royals3BoxBruce Dal CantonSteve KlineNorm Angelini
Cincinnati Reds12Atlanta Braves2BoxJack BillinghamGeorge Stone(none)
San Francisco Giants5Houston Astros7BoxJ.R. RichardSteve StoneFred Gladding

Standings as of 1972-08-14

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1106050.545--3903048632-2428-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium442024.455
248Detroit Tigers1105951.5361.03713601130-2629-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium462719.587
3510New York Yankees1095851.5321.53983475122-3236-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I462125.457
4713Boston Red Sox1075453.5054.5441464-2320-3334-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park483117.646
5916Cleveland Indians1095158.4688.5335356-2121-3630-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium472126.447
61222Milwaukee Brewers1104367.39117.0343439-9618-3625-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium462224.478
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1116546.586--4233309333-2432-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum442816.636
224Chicago White Sox1086246.5741.54023802220-3242-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park462521.543
3611Minnesota Twins1065650.5286.53833641925-3131-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium482127.438
4815Kansas City Royals1085256.48111.54033851819-3333-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium462422.522
51019California Angels1094960.45015.0336408-7220-3229-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium462620.565
61121Texas Rangers1094465.40420.0347435-8818-3626-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium451035.222
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1086840.630--49836912932-2036-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium472819.596
247New York Mets1065749.53810.0362377-1528-2529-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium502624.520
3612Chicago Cubs1115853.52311.54673947324-3334-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field442717.614
4714St. Louis Cardinals1075255.48615.5408433-2525-3027-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II492326.469
5918Montreal Expos1074958.45818.5343423-8025-3224-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park492128.429
61224Philadelphia Phillies1084167.38027.0338434-9621-3120-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium481830.375
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1086642.611--50038511538-1628-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium462917.630
235Houston Astros1116249.5595.55204625832-2330-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome422220.524
359Los Angeles Dodgers1075750.5338.53943643030-2627-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium482820.583
4817Atlanta Braves1135261.46016.5456528-7223-3428-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium411823.439
51020San Francisco Giants1124963.43819.0471480-928-2721-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park432023.465
61123San Diego Padres1084266.38924.0344452-10825-2517-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium451629.356