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Games on 1972-08-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins4Baltimore Orioles1BoxRay CorbinMike Cuellar(none)
Boston Red Sox7Chicago White Sox9BoxTerry ForsterMarty Pattin(none)
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox4BoxJohn CurtisEddie FisherBill Lee
Oakland Athletics1Cleveland Indians3BoxDick TidrowKen Holtzman(none)
California Angels9Detroit Tigers11BoxJim FoorSteve BarberChuck Seelbach
Milwaukee Brewers2Kansas City Royals1BoxJim ColbornBruce Dal CantonFrank Linzy
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers0BoxSparky LyleHoracio Pina(none)
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRick ReuschelClaude OsteenJack Aker
Atlanta Braves0Montreal Expos1BoxBill StonemanRon Schueler(none)
Cincinnati Reds8New York Mets1BoxDon GullettJim McAndrewClay Carroll
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDon WilsonKen Reynolds(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates9San Diego Padres3BoxDock EllisMike CorkinsBob Johnson
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Diego Padres2BoxBruce KisonFred Norman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants5BoxRon BryantReggie ClevelandJim Barr

Standings as of 1972-08-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1166353.543--4183863230-2633-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium402317.575
259Baltimore Orioles1156154.5301.53983227632-2429-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium391920.487
3611New York Yankees1146054.5262.04163704624-3536-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I411922.463
4713Boston Red Sox1145856.5094.0472497-2524-3634-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park412714.659
5916Cleveland Indians1155461.4708.5350378-2821-3633-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium411823.439
61222Milwaukee Brewers1154570.39117.5360454-9420-3925-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium412021.488
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago White Sox1156748.583--4394043521-3246-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park392019.513
223Oakland Athletics1156748.583--4403419935-2632-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum402614.650
347Minnesota Twins1126052.5365.54073921529-3331-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium421725.405
4814Kansas City Royals1135558.48711.04184031519-3336-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium412120.512
51019California Angels1155164.44316.0355438-8322-3629-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium402416.600
61121Texas Rangers1154669.40021.0372460-8818-3628-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium39831.205
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1147242.632--52739013736-2236-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium412417.585
2510New York Mets1125953.52712.0373402-2928-2531-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium442420.545
3612Chicago Cubs1176156.52112.54954237227-3634-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field382414.632
4715St. Louis Cardinals1135558.48716.5430457-2728-3327-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II432023.465
5817Montreal Expos1135360.46918.5362450-8825-3228-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park431726.395
61224Philadelphia Phillies1144371.37729.0357456-9921-3122-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium421626.381
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1147143.623--53639913743-1728-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium402416.600
235Houston Astros1176651.5646.55514787336-2530-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome361818.500
348Los Angeles Dodgers1136053.53110.54153872830-2630-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium422517.595
4918Atlanta Braves1195366.44520.5463547-8424-3928-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium351718.486
51020San Francisco Giants1185266.44121.0503509-628-2724-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park371720.459
61123San Diego Padres1144470.38627.0365479-11425-2519-45L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium391425.359


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bruce TaylorP19.126Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds.