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Games on 1972-08-25

Top1972 Playoffs
LgVisiting TeamRHome TeamRLinksInnAttend.TimeVis StarterHome StarterWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherVis ManagerHome ManagerStadium
ALTexas Rangers0Boston Red Sox4Boxscore - PBP933,5512:41Don StanhouseLuis TiantLuis Tiant (8-4)Don Stanhouse (2-4)-Ted WilliamsEddie KaskoFenway Park
ALCleveland Indians2California Angels1Boxscore - PBP116,5162:42Dick TidrowClyde WrightDick Tidrow (12-11)Clyde Wright (14-7)-Ken AspromonteDel RiceAngel Stadium of
ALKansas City Royals1New York Yankees4Boxscore - PBP902:27Paul SplittorffSteve KlineSparky Lyle (6-3)Al Fitzmorris (2-5)-Bob LemonRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
ALKansas City Royals5New York Yankees1Boxscore - PBP915,4662:41Mike JacksonMike KekichMike Jackson (1-0)Mike Kekich (10-12)Ted Abernathy (3)Bob LemonRalph HoukYankee Stadium I
ALBaltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics3Boxscore - PBP914,8342:09Mike CuellarCatfish HunterMike Cuellar (13-10)Catfish Hunter (16-7)Eddie Watt (5)Earl WeaverDick WilliamsOakland-Alameda C
NLNew York Mets1Atlanta Braves2Boxscore - PBP912,0972:34Jim McAndrewGeorge StoneGeorge Stone (5-10)Jim McAndrew (9-5)Cecil Upshaw (9)Yogi BerraEddie MathewsAtlanta-Fulton Co
NLSan Francisco Giants11Chicago Cubs2Boxscore - PBP923,0562:44Jim WilloughbyRick ReuschelJim Willoughby (3-1)Rick Reuschel (6-6)-Charlie FoxWhitey LockmanWrigley Field
NLPhiladelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds6Boxscore - PBP932,0172:19Ken ReynoldsDon GullettDon Gullett (6-7)Ken Reynolds (0-12)-Paul OwensSparky AndersonCinergy Field
NLMontreal Expos4Houston Astros3Boxscore - PBP915,1262:50Bill StonemanDon WilsonMike Marshall (14-3)Jim Ray (10-7)-Gene MauchHarry WalkerAstrodome
NLLos Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP1203:04Tommy JohnSteve BlassDave Giusti (5-4)Pete Richert (2-2)-Walter AlstonBill VirdonThree Rivers Stad
NLLos Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates3Boxscore - PBP939,5741:56Claude OsteenBruce KisonClaude Osteen (14-9)Bruce Kison (6-5)-Walter AlstonBill VirdonThree Rivers Stad
NLSan Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals7Boxscore - PBP902:11Mike CaldwellReggie ClevelandReggie Cleveland (13-10)Mike Caldwell (6-6)Diego Segui (7)Don ZimmerRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
NLSan Diego Padres8St. Louis Cardinals7Boxscore - PBP919,5592:58Fred NormanAl SantoriniGary Ross (4-2)Ray Bare (0-1)-Don ZimmerRed SchoendienstBusch Stadium II
13 Games on this date

Standings as of 1972-08-25.

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Baltimore Orioles1196455.538--4133298433-2431-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium351619.457
246Detroit Tigers1196455.538--4294022730-2634-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium372215.595
3612New York Yankees1186157.5172.54273864124-3737-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I371819.486
4713Boston Red Sox1176057.5133.0486507-2125-3735-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park382513.658
5814Cleveland Indians1195861.4876.0370385-1522-3636-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium371423.378
61222Milwaukee Brewers1184672.39017.5366463-9720-3926-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium381919.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox1176948.590--4494103921-3248-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park371819.486
224Oakland Athletics1196950.5801.045935710237-2732-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum362412.667
3510Minnesota Twins1156055.5228.0413410329-3631-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium391722.436
4915Kansas City Royals1175760.48712.04344181620-3437-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium371918.514
51020California Angels1195267.43718.0360450-9023-3829-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium362313.639
61121Texas Rangers1194871.40322.0381470-8920-3828-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium35629.171
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates1187444.627--53440413037-2337-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium372215.595
259New York Mets1166155.52612.0386415-2928-2633-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium402218.550
3611Chicago Cubs1216358.52112.55134486529-3734-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field342212.647
4716St. Louis Cardinals1185761.48317.0448473-2529-3528-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II381820.474
5817Montreal Expos1185563.46619.0381468-8726-3229-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park381523.395
61224Philadelphia Phillies1184375.36431.0372484-11221-3222-43L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium381622.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1197544.630--55741514246-1829-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium352015.571
235Houston Astros1216754.5549.05654947137-2730-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome321715.531
348Los Angeles Dodgers1186355.53411.54253972831-2732-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium372215.595
4918Atlanta Braves1235766.46320.0487562-7527-3929-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium311318.419
51019San Francisco Giants1215467.44622.05225121029-2725-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park341519.441
61123San Diego Padres1194673.38729.0391509-11826-2620-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium341222.353


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob Burda1B-OF34.040Released by Red Sox.