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Saturday September 16,1972This date in baseball
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Brian Tollberg celebrated a birthday on this date.
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 1972-09-16

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Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians0Boston Red Sox10BoxLuis TiantDick Tidrow(none)
Chicago White Sox2California Angels0BoxStan BahnsenNolan RyanTerry Forster
Detroit Tigers2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxWoodie FrymanSkip LockwoodChuck Seelbach
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins11BoxBert BlylevenDick Drago(none)
Baltimore Orioles7New York Yankees3BoxMike CuellarSteve Kline(none)
Texas Rangers0Oakland Athletics4BoxVida BlueRich Hand(none)
San Francisco Giants8Atlanta Braves5BoxJim WilloughbyRon Reed(none)
San Francisco Giants2Atlanta Braves5BoxPhil NiekroFrank Reberger(none)
New York Mets5Chicago Cubs18BoxBurt HootonTom SeaverBill Bonham
San Diego Padres3Cincinnati Reds6BoxRoss GrimsleyMike CorkinsClay Carroll
Los Angeles Dodgers10Houston Astros0BoxDon SuttonKen Forsch(none)
Montreal Expos1Philadelphia Phillies3BoxWayne TwitchellBalor MooreMac Scarce
Pittsburgh Pirates0St. Louis Cardinals4BoxAl SantoriniSteve Blass(none)

Standings as of 1972-09-16

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1387662.551--5815592230-4146-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1798.529
247Detroit Tigers1407664.5431.04754641138-3238-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium16106.625
359Baltimore Orioles1417665.5391.549138510639-3037-35W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1349.308
4611New York Yankees1417467.5253.55154763929-4145-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1459.357
51020Cleveland Indians1426379.44415.0419473-5424-5039-29L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1495.643
61121Milwaukee Brewers1435885.40620.5442534-9224-4534-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1376.538
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1408357.593--54740614142-3141-26W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum15105.667
224Chicago White Sox1407961.5644.05094783127-4052-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1486.571
3713Minnesota Twins1397168.51111.5483487-434-4037-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1569.400
4814Kansas City Royals1386771.48615.05144971725-4142-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1697.563
5916California Angels1406674.47117.0422497-7527-4239-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1596.600
61223Texas Rangers1405288.37131.0434576-14222-4730-41L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium14212.143
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1398950.640--64447317143-2646-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1679.438
248Chicago Cubs1427765.54213.56285299935-3942-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1385.615
3612New York Mets1387266.52216.5480524-4435-3237-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium18117.611
4715St. Louis Cardinals1426874.47922.5539555-1632-4236-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1477.500
5918Montreal Expos1386375.45725.5458548-9031-3932-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park18711.389
61224Philadelphia Phillies1405189.36438.5452585-13325-4026-49W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1688.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1398554.612--63849913951-2434-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium15105.667
235Houston Astros1407862.5577.56505698140-2938-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1367.462
3510Los Angeles Dodgers1407565.53610.55214774439-3236-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium15105.667
4817Atlanta Braves1416675.46820.0568658-9032-4033-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1349.308
51019San Francisco Giants1416378.44723.06035931034-3529-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1468.429
61122San Diego Padres1385286.37732.5436607-17128-3624-50L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1569.400

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Steve BlatericP28.180Sent to Yankees by Reds for future considerations.