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Games on 1972-08-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles0BoxNolan RyanDave McNally(none)
New York Yankees4Chicago White Sox5BoxRich GossageFritz PetersonTerry Forster
Minnesota Twins2Cleveland Indians3BoxGaylord PerryWayne Granger(none)
Oakland Athletics6Detroit Tigers3BoxBlue Moon OdomMickey LolichDarold Knowles
Boston Red Sox10Kansas City Royals7BoxMarty PattinMike HedlundDon Newhauser
Texas Rangers2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxRich HandBill ParsonsCasey Cox
St. Louis Cardinals0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxAl DowningRick Wise(none)
Cincinnati Reds5Montreal Expos3BoxRoss GrimsleyCarl MortonPedro Borbon
Houston Astros2New York Mets4BoxTom SeaverDave Roberts(none)
Atlanta Braves11Philadelphia Phillies7BoxRon ReedBill WilsonPat Jarvis
Chicago Cubs4San Diego Padres3BoxFergie JenkinsSteve Arlin(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates1San Francisco Giants0BoxNelson BrilesJuan Marichal(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Detroit Tigers1186355.534--4223972530-2633-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium382315.605
249Baltimore Orioles1176255.5300.54013257632-2430-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium371819.486
3611New York Yankees1156055.5221.54203754524-3636-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I401921.475
4713Boston Red Sox1155956.5132.5482504-2225-3634-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park402614.650
5916Cleveland Indians1175661.4796.5363383-2021-3635-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium391623.410
61223Milwaukee Brewers1164571.38817.0361456-9520-3925-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium402020.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1176948.590--45134510637-2632-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum382414.632
224Chicago White Sox1166848.5860.54444083621-3247-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park381919.500
3510Minnesota Twins1146054.5267.5412405729-3531-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium401723.425
4815Kansas City Royals1145559.48212.54254131219-3336-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium402119.525
51019California Angels1175265.44417.0358441-8323-3729-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium382315.605
61121Texas Rangers1164769.40521.5374461-8719-3628-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium38731.184
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1157342.635--52839013837-2236-20W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium402317.575
246New York Mets1146153.53511.5381406-2528-2533-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium422220.524
3612Chicago Cubs1196257.52113.05044327228-3734-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field362313.639
4714St. Louis Cardinals1155659.48717.0434458-2429-3427-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II411922.463
5817Montreal Expos1155362.46120.0366459-9325-3228-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park411724.415
61224Philadelphia Phillies1164373.37130.5365469-10421-3122-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium401624.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1167343.629--54540314245-1728-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium382216.579
235Houston Astros1196653.5558.55554866936-2730-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome341816.529
358Los Angeles Dodgers1156154.53011.54163912530-2631-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium402416.600
4918Atlanta Braves1215566.45520.5476555-7926-3928-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium331518.455
51020San Francisco Giants1195267.43722.5503510-728-2724-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park361719.472
61122San Diego Padres1164571.38828.0374488-11425-2520-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium371324.351


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Chico Salmon2B-SS31.262Released by Orioles.