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Monday September 18,1972This 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 1972-09-18

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles5Boston Red Sox2BoxPat DobsonLynn McGlothenDoyle Alexander
San Francisco Giants0Cincinnati Reds2BoxJim McGlothlinJim BarrClay Carroll
Pittsburgh Pirates0New York Mets1BoxJon MatlackNelson Briles(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Diego Padres2BoxPete MikkelsenSteve SimpsonPete Richert

Standings as of 1972-09-18

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1417764.546--4814661539-3238-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1596.600
248Boston Red Sox1407664.5430.55855731230-4146-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1596.600
359Baltimore Orioles1437766.5381.049738910840-3137-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1138.273
4611New York Yankees1427567.5282.55174774029-4146-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1349.308
51019Cleveland Indians1436479.44814.0428475-4725-5039-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1385.615
61121Milwaukee Brewers1445886.40320.5444540-9624-4534-41L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1275.583
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1418457.596--55140714442-3142-26W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1495.643
225Chicago White Sox1417962.5605.05104812927-4152-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1385.615
3713Minnesota Twins1407169.50712.5489497-834-4037-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1468.429
4814Kansas City Royals1396871.48915.05245032126-4142-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1587.533
5916California Angels1416774.47517.0425498-7327-4240-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1486.571
61224Texas Rangers1415289.36932.0435580-14522-4830-41L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium13211.154
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1418952.631--64847916943-2846-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1477.500
247Chicago Cubs1437865.54512.063453310135-3943-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1275.583
3612New York Mets1407367.52115.5485530-4535-3338-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium16106.625
4715St. Louis Cardinals1436974.48321.0544559-1532-4237-32W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1367.462
5918Montreal Expos1396376.45325.0460551-9131-4032-36L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park17710.412
61223Philadelphia Phillies1415289.36937.0455587-13225-4027-49W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1578.467
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1418655.610--64750913851-2435-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1394.692
234Houston Astros1417962.5607.06655808540-2939-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1257.417
3510Los Angeles Dodgers1427666.53510.55354944140-3336-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1394.692
4817Atlanta Braves1426775.47219.5575662-8732-4034-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1239.250
51020San Francisco Giants1436380.44124.0607602534-3729-43L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1266.500
61122San Diego Padres1405387.37932.5448617-16929-3624-51L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1358.385


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Lowell PalmerP25.031Claimed on waivers by Indians from Cardinals.