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Wednesday September 6,1972This 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 1972-09-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers4Baltimore Orioles3BoxMickey LolichJim PalmerChuck Seelbach
New York Yankees0Boston Red Sox2BoxJohn CurtisMel StottlemyreBobby Bolin
Oakland Athletics9Chicago White Sox1BoxKen HoltzmanTom Bradley(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3Cleveland Indians4BoxTom HilgendorfJim Colborn(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians2BoxJerry BellMilt WilcoxKen Sanders
California Angels3Kansas City Royals1BoxRudy MayMike Jackson(none)
Minnesota Twins2Texas Rangers0BoxDick WoodsonBill Gogolewski(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxWayne SimpsonAl DowningClay Carroll
Montreal Expos7New York Mets3BoxMike TorrezBrent StromMike Marshall
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies3BoxKen ReynoldsLowell Palmer(none)
Chicago Cubs0Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDock EllisDan McGinn(none)
San Francisco Giants6San Diego Padres0BoxRon BryantBill Greif(none)

Standings as of 1972-09-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1317160.542--4574332435-3136-29W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium251510.600
248Boston Red Sox1286959.5390.5531536-527-3842-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park271611.593
3510New York Yankees1327062.5301.54884404826-3944-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I23914.391
4611Baltimore Orioles1316962.5272.04493678237-2832-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium231112.478
51018Cleveland Indians1316170.46610.0397424-2724-4437-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium251114.440
61121Milwaukee Brewers1325379.40218.5415505-9023-4130-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium241212.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1307753.592--49838011838-2739-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum25169.640
224Chicago White Sox1307357.5624.04764532324-3849-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park241410.583
3713Minnesota Twins1286563.50811.0449452-332-3733-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium261214.462
4814Kansas City Royals1286266.48414.04844642025-3937-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium261412.538
5916California Angels1306169.46916.0394468-7425-3936-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium251411.560
61222Texas Rangers1315081.38227.5415531-11621-4329-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium23419.174
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1298346.643--59943516437-2346-23W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium261313.500
259Chicago Cubs1337162.53414.05754918431-3940-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field22148.636
3612New York Mets1286662.51616.5435468-3332-3034-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium281711.607
4715St. Louis Cardinals1316368.48121.0497514-1729-3634-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II251213.480
5919Montreal Expos1275968.46523.0419506-8730-3729-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park291118.379
61224Philadelphia Phillies1314883.36636.0421545-12425-4023-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium251114.440
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1308149.623--60546014548-2033-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium241410.583
235Houston Astros1317358.5578.56165308637-2736-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome221111.500
347Los Angeles Dodgers1317160.54210.54894513837-3034-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium241410.583
4817Atlanta Braves1336271.46620.5535626-9129-3932-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium21813.381
51020San Francisco Giants1325874.43924.0562559333-3425-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park231112.478
61123San Diego Padres1304882.36933.0412580-16827-3321-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium231013.435


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bill GilbrethP25.003Claimed on waivers by Angels from Tigers. 
Larry HaneyC29.291Purchased by Athletics from Padres.