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Games on 1972-08-21

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles3BoxPat DobsonAndy Messersmith(none)
Minnesota Twins3Cleveland Indians10BoxMilt WilcoxJim PerrySteve Mingori
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers1BoxCatfish HunterWoodie FrymanRollie Fingers
St. Louis Cardinals4Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxBob GibsonDon Sutton(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Montreal Expos1BoxJim McGlothlinMike Torrez(none)
Houston Astros2New York Mets4BoxJon MatlackJim Ray(none)
Atlanta Braves2Philadelphia Phillies1BoxPhil NiekroSteve Carlton(none)
Chicago Cubs5San Diego Padres6BoxMike CorkinsJack Aker(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-21

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1176354.538--4193912830-2633-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium392316.590
247Baltimore Orioles1166254.5340.54013237832-2430-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium381820.474
3610New York Yankees1146054.5261.54163704624-3536-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I411922.463
4713Boston Red Sox1145856.5093.5472497-2524-3634-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park412714.659
5916Cleveland Indians1165561.4747.5360381-2121-3634-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium401723.425
61223Milwaukee Brewers1154570.39117.0360454-9420-3925-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium412021.488
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1166848.586--44534210336-2632-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum392514.641
224Chicago White Sox1156748.5830.54394043521-3246-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park392019.513
358Minnesota Twins1136053.5316.5410402829-3431-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium411724.415
4815Kansas City Royals1135558.48711.54184031519-3336-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium412120.512
51020California Angels1165165.44017.0356441-8522-3729-28L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium392415.615
61121Texas Rangers1154669.40021.5372460-8818-3628-33L2T 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
249New York Mets1136053.53111.5377404-2728-2532-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium432320.535
3612Chicago Cubs1186157.51713.05004297127-3734-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field372413.649
4714St. Louis Cardinals1145658.49116.0434457-2329-3327-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II421923.452
5817Montreal Expos1145361.46519.0363454-9125-3228-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park421725.405
61224Philadelphia Phillies1154372.37429.5358458-10021-3122-41L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium411625.390
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1157243.626--54040014044-1728-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium392316.590
235Houston Astros1186652.5597.55534827136-2630-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome351817.514
3511Los Angeles Dodgers1146054.52611.54153912430-2630-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium412516.610
4918Atlanta Braves1205466.45020.5465548-8325-3928-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium341618.471
51019San Francisco Giants1185266.44121.5503509-628-2724-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park371720.459
61122San Diego Padres1154570.39127.0371484-11325-2520-45W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium381325.342


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dell AlstonOF19.333Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees.