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Games on 1972-08-30

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Boston Red Sox4BoxLynn McGlothenWilbur Wood(none)
Detroit Tigers1California Angels4BoxAndy MessersmithChuck Seelbach(none)
Kansas City Royals6Milwaukee Brewers2BoxPaul SplittorffJim Lonborg(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Minnesota Twins7BoxBert BlylevenPat Dobson(none)
Texas Rangers1New York Yankees3BoxRob GardnerJim PantherSparky Lyle
Cleveland Indians0Oakland Athletics2BoxBlue Moon OdomGaylord PerryRollie Fingers
Montreal Expos3Atlanta Braves2BoxErnie McAnallyPhil NiekroMike Marshall
Los Angeles Dodgers8Chicago Cubs9BoxJack AkerJim Brewer(none)
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds4BoxDon GullettJon MatlackTom Hall
Philadelphia Phillies3Houston Astros5BoxJerry ReussSteve CarltonJim Ray
San Diego Padres0Pittsburgh Pirates11BoxBruce KisonSteve Arlin(none)
San Francisco Giants3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxJim WilloughbyBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-30

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Baltimore Orioles1246757.540--4313438836-2631-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium301317.433
246Detroit Tigers1246757.540--4424152733-2834-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium321913.594
3510Boston Red Sox1226458.5252.0514524-1025-3739-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park332112.636
4611New York Yankees1246559.5242.04604204024-3741-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I311417.452
5916Cleveland Indians1245866.4689.0375401-2622-4136-25L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium321418.438
61222Milwaukee Brewers1234875.39018.5381481-10020-3928-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium331716.515
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1247351.589--47036710337-2736-24W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum312011.645
224Chicago White Sox1237152.5771.54634303323-3648-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park311615.516
3713Minnesota Twins1216160.50410.5430433-329-3632-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium331617.485
4814Kansas City Royals1226062.49212.04664432323-3637-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium321616.500
51019California Angels1235667.45516.5375453-7823-3833-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium321913.594
61121Texas Rangers1244975.39524.0404501-9721-4228-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium30525.167
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates1237746.626--56242413837-2340-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium321913.594
248Chicago Cubs1256758.53611.05434697429-3738-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field301812.600
3612New York Mets1216358.52113.0412437-2530-2933-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium352015.571
4715St. Louis Cardinals1236063.48817.0472486-1429-3531-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II331518.455
5817Montreal Expos1215665.46320.0391484-9327-3429-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park351421.400
61224Philadelphia Phillies1224478.36132.5382501-11922-3522-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium341519.441
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1247846.629--57642814846-1832-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium301713.567
235Houston Astros1257154.5687.55865058137-2734-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome281315.464
359Los Angeles Dodgers1226557.53312.04484153333-2932-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium332013.606
4918Atlanta Braves1265868.46021.0502584-8227-3930-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium281216.429
51020San Francisco Giants1265670.44423.0542537531-3025-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park291316.448
61123San Diego Padres1244678.37132.0402548-14626-3120-47L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium291217.414


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Casey CoxP31.058Traded by Rangers to Yankees for Jim Roland. 
Dal MaxvillSS-2B33.193Traded by Cardinals to Athletics for Gene Dusen and Joe Lindsey. 
Jim RolandP29.259Traded by Yankees to Rangers for Casey Cox.