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Tuesday August 15,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-08-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Milwaukee Brewers1Chicago White Sox2BoxTom BradleyBill ParsonsTerry Forster
California Angels3Cleveland Indians4BoxPhil HenniganSteve Barber(none)
Minnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers6BoxDave LaRocheLerrin LaGrow(none)
New York Yankees6Kansas City Royals7BoxTom BurgmeierRob Gardner(none)
Boston Red Sox3Texas Rangers0BoxJohn CurtisDon Stanhouse(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxPete RichertBob JohnsonJim Brewer
Houston Astros2Montreal Expos3BoxMike MarshallJim Ray(none)
Atlanta Braves0New York Mets5BoxJim McAndrewRon SchuelerTug McGraw
Cincinnati Reds3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxDon GullettWayne Twitchell(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1San Diego Padres7BoxMike CaldwellReggie Cleveland(none)
Chicago Cubs5San Francisco Giants7BoxJuan MarichalBill HandsDon McMahon

Standings as of 1972-08-15

TopRecord 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
2510Detroit Tigers1115952.5321.53773671030-2629-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium452718.600
3611New York Yankees1105852.5272.04043545022-3336-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I452124.467
4713Boston Red Sox1085553.5094.0444464-2021-3334-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park473017.638
5916Cleveland Indians1105258.4738.0339359-2021-3631-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium462026.435
61223Milwaukee Brewers1114368.38717.5344441-9718-3725-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium452223.489
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 Sox1096346.5781.04043812320-3243-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park452421.533
349Minnesota Twins1075750.5336.03903702026-3131-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium472027.426
4814Kansas City Royals1095356.48611.04103911919-3334-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium452322.511
51019California Angels1104961.44515.5339412-7320-3329-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium452619.578
61121Texas Rangers1104466.40020.5347438-9118-3626-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium441034.227
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1096841.624--50437712732-2136-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium462818.609
247New York Mets1075849.5429.0367377-1028-2530-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium492524.510
3612Chicago Cubs1125854.51811.54724017124-3434-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field432716.628
4715St. Louis Cardinals1085256.48115.5409440-3125-3127-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II482325.479
5817Montreal Expos1085058.46317.5346425-7925-3225-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park482028.417
61224Philadelphia Phillies1094168.37627.0338437-9921-3120-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium471829.383
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1096742.615--50338511839-1628-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium452817.622
235Houston Astros1126250.5546.55224655732-2430-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome412219.537
358Los Angeles Dodgers1085850.5378.54023703230-2628-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium472720.574
4918Atlanta Braves1145262.45617.5456533-7723-3528-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium401822.450
51020San Francisco Giants1135063.44219.0478485-728-2722-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park421923.452
61122San Diego Padres1094366.39424.0351453-10225-2518-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium441529.341

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chris ColettaOF28.013Traded by Red Sox to Angels for Andy Kosco. 
Moe DrabowskyP37.025Signed as Free Agent by White Sox. 
Mike JacksonP26.141Signed as Free Agent by Royals. 
Mike JacksonP26.141Released by Royals. 
Andy KoscoOF30.314Traded by Angels to Red Sox for Chris Coletta. 
Sam Perlozzo2B21.164Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.