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Sunday September 3,1972This 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 1972-09-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles0California Angels1BoxAndy MessersmithEddie Watt(none)
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins1BoxDick TidrowJim Perry(none)
Chicago White Sox5New York Yankees0BoxWilbur WoodCasey Cox(none)
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics3BoxCatfish HunterBill Slayback(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Texas Rangers4BoxMike PaulGary Ryerson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies8Atlanta Braves0BoxSteve CarltonJim Hardin(none)
San Diego Padres3Chicago Cubs0BoxFred NormanBurt Hooton(none)
Montreal Expos3Cincinnati Reds4BoxTom HallBalor Moore(none)
New York Mets2Houston Astros1BoxTug McGrawJerry Reuss(none)
San Francisco Giants1Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDave GiustiJerry Johnson(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBill SingerReggie ClevelandPete Richert

Standings as of 1972-09-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Baltimore Orioles1276859.535--4343488637-2831-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium271215.444
249Boston Red Sox1246658.5320.5520527-725-3741-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park311912.613
4610New York Yankees1286860.5310.54734264724-3744-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I271116.407
3511Detroit Tigers1286860.5310.54474272034-3134-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium281810.643
5916Cleveland Indians1276067.4728.0388410-2224-4236-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium291217.414
61121Milwaukee Brewers1275176.40217.0398490-9222-4029-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium291415.483
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1277552.591--47837210637-2738-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum281810.643
224Chicago White Sox1267254.5712.54694363324-3848-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park281513.536
3713Minnesota Twins1246262.50011.5439446-729-3633-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium301515.500
4815Kansas City Royals1256065.48014.04724561623-3937-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium291613.552
51017California Angels1275968.46516.0384456-7223-3836-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium281612.571
61222Texas Rangers1285078.39125.5410518-10821-4329-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium26422.154
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1268046.635--58043414637-2343-23W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium291613.552
258Chicago Cubs1296960.53512.55684808829-3740-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field261610.615
3612New York Mets1246559.52414.0425454-2932-3033-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium321814.563
4714St. Louis Cardinals1276166.48019.5482500-1829-3532-31L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II291415.483
5818Montreal Expos1235766.46321.5401490-8928-3529-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park331320.394
61224Philadelphia Phillies1284781.36734.0417528-11125-3822-43W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium281216.429
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1267947.627--58243814446-1833-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium281612.571
235Houston Astros1297356.5667.56085198937-2736-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome241113.458
346Los Angeles Dodgers1276958.54310.54674283937-3032-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium281612.571
4919Atlanta Braves1316071.45821.5524618-9427-3932-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium231013.435
51020San Francisco Giants1295673.43424.5552555-331-3325-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park261313.500
61123San Diego Padres1274780.37032.5408570-16227-3320-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium261115.423