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Friday September 8,1972This 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 1972-09-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Baltimore Orioles1BoxWoodie FrymanPat Dobson(none)
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox4BoxLuis TiantFritz Peterson(none)
California Angels1Chicago White Sox5BoxStan BahnsenNolan Ryan(none)
California Angels9Chicago White Sox4BoxClyde WrightDave Lemonds(none)
Minnesota Twins0Kansas City Royals5BoxTom MurphyBert Blyleven(none)
Minnesota Twins2Kansas City Royals3BoxSteve BusbyRay Corbin(none)
Oakland Athletics6Texas Rangers3BoxCatfish HunterMike PaulDarold Knowles
Atlanta Braves4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxLarry JasterBill SingerTom House
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos1BoxBob JohnsonCarl Morton(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Montreal Expos2BoxDave GiustiMike MarshallRamon Hernandez
St. Louis Cardinals2New York Mets8BoxJon MatlackReggie ClevelandTug McGraw
St. Louis Cardinals9New York Mets4BoxAl HraboskyDanny Frisella(none)
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxFergie JenkinsBucky Brandon(none)
Houston Astros5San Francisco Giants3BoxLarry DierkerJim BarrDave Roberts

Standings as of 1972-09-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1307159.546--545542327-3844-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park251411.560
247Detroit Tigers1337261.5410.54594431636-3236-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium23149.609
3510Baltimore Orioles1337063.5262.54593699037-2833-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium211011.476
4611New York Yankees1347064.5223.04944544026-4144-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I21912.429
51018Cleveland Indians1326171.46211.0398431-3324-4437-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium241113.458
61121Milwaukee Brewers1335479.40618.5422506-8424-4130-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium231112.478
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1327854.591--50438911539-2839-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum23158.652
225Chicago White Sox1337558.5643.54914632824-3851-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park21129.571
3713Minnesota Twins1316665.50411.5455460-533-3933-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium231112.478
4814Kansas City Royals1316566.49612.54984663225-3940-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium231112.478
5917California Angels1336271.46616.5404483-7926-4136-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium22139.591
61223Texas Rangers1335083.37628.5418541-12321-4329-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium21417.190
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1328547.644--61244217039-2346-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium231112.478
248Chicago Cubs1357362.54113.55834968733-3940-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field20128.600
3612New York Mets1316764.51117.5447483-3632-3035-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium25169.640
4715St. Louis Cardinals1346470.47822.0509528-1930-3834-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II221111.500
5919Montreal Expos1306070.46224.0426517-9131-3729-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park261016.385
61224Philadelphia Phillies1334984.36836.5426550-12425-4024-44L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium231013.435
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1328151.614--60646713948-2233-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium22148.636
234Houston Astros1337558.5646.56265349239-2736-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome20911.450
359Los Angeles Dodgers1337162.53410.54944593537-3034-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium22148.636
4816Atlanta Braves1356471.47418.5543631-8831-3932-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium19613.316
51020San Francisco Giants1345876.43324.0566569-333-3425-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park211110.524
61122San Diego Padres1325082.37931.0419581-16227-3323-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium21813.381