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Tuesday August 29,1972This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1972-08-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox0Boston Red Sox3BoxLuis TiantTom Bradley(none)
Detroit Tigers1California Angels3BoxRudy MayMickey Lolich(none)
Kansas City Royals6Milwaukee Brewers4BoxRoger NelsonGary Ryerson(none)
Baltimore Orioles9Minnesota Twins4BoxMike CuellarJim Perry(none)
Texas Rangers6New York Yankees7BoxSparky LyleHoracio Pina(none)
Texas Rangers7New York Yankees4BoxDick BosmanRon KlimkowskiPaul Lindblad
Cleveland Indians0Oakland Athletics1BoxCatfish HunterDick TidrowDarold Knowles
Los Angeles Dodgers1Chicago Cubs2BoxMilt PappasBill Singer(none)
New York Mets3Cincinnati Reds0BoxJim McAndrewJack BillinghamTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies1Houston Astros2BoxFred GladdingMac Scarce(none)
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxSteve BlassMike CorkinsDave Giusti
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJim BarrReggie Cleveland(none)
Montreal Expos4Atlanta Braves3BoxBalor MooreJim HardinTom Walker

Standings as of 1972-08-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Baltimore Orioles1236756.545--4303369436-2531-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium311318.419
246Detroit Tigers1236756.545--4414113033-2734-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium331914.576
3511Boston Red Sox1216358.5213.0510522-1225-3738-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park342212.647
4612New York Yankees1236459.5203.04574193824-3740-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I321517.469
5916Cleveland Indians1235865.4729.0375399-2422-4036-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium331419.424
61222Milwaukee Brewers1224874.39318.5379475-9620-3928-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium341717.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1237251.585--46836710137-2735-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum322111.656
224Chicago White Sox1227151.5820.54614263523-3548-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park321616.500
3713Minnesota Twins1206060.50010.5423432-929-3631-24L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium341717.500
4815Kansas City Royals1215962.48812.04604411922-3637-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium331716.515
51019California Angels1225567.45116.5371452-8123-3832-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium332013.606
61121Texas Rangers1234974.39823.0403498-9521-4128-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium31526.161
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates1227646.623--55142412737-2339-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium332013.606
259Chicago Cubs1246658.53211.05344617329-3737-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field311912.613
3610New York Mets1206357.52512.0410433-2330-2833-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium362016.556
4714St. Louis Cardinals1226062.49216.0470483-1329-3531-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II341519.441
5918Montreal Expos1205565.45820.0388482-9426-3429-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park361521.417
61224Philadelphia Phillies1214477.36431.5379496-11722-3422-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium351520.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1237746.626--57242614646-1831-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium311813.581
235Houston Astros1247054.5657.55815027937-2733-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome291415.483
348Los Angeles Dodgers1216556.53711.04404063433-2832-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium342014.588
4817Atlanta Braves1255867.46420.0500581-8127-3930-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium291217.414
51020San Francisco Giants1255570.44023.0539535430-3025-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park301416.467
61123San Diego Padres1234677.37431.0402537-13526-3020-47L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium301218.400


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Gary WardOF18.266Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Twins.