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Wednesday September 20,1972This 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 1972-09-20

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Baltimore Orioles1Boston Red Sox9BoxMarty PattinJim Palmer(none)
Baltimore Orioles0Boston Red Sox4BoxLuis TiantMike Cuellar(none)
Kansas City Royals9California Angels2BoxSteve BusbyRudy May(none)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians1BoxWoodie FrymanDick Tidrow(none)
Texas Rangers1Minnesota Twins3BoxJim PerryMike PaulWayne Granger
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics6BoxKen HoltzmanWilbur WoodRollie Fingers
Montreal Expos2Chicago Cubs6BoxMilt PappasMike Torrez(none)
San Francisco Giants6Cincinnati Reds8BoxTom HallElias SosaClay Carroll
Pittsburgh Pirates1New York Mets4BoxTom SeaverLuke Walker(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Diego Padres3BoxClaude OsteenFred Norman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxSteve CarltonRick Wise(none)
Houston Astros6Atlanta Braves13BoxGeorge StoneTom GriffinRon Schueler

Standings as of 1972-09-20

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1427864.549--5985742430-4148-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1376.538
248Detroit Tigers1447866.5421.04914761540-3438-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1284.667
3510Baltimore Orioles1457768.5312.54984029640-3337-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium936.333
4611New York Yankees1437568.5243.55194843529-4246-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1248.333
51019Cleveland Indians1466680.45214.0438485-4725-5041-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1064.600
61121Milwaukee Brewers1455986.40720.5451542-9124-4535-41W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1165.545
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1438558.594--56441814642-3143-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1284.667
225Chicago White Sox1438063.5595.05214942728-4252-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1174.636
3713Minnesota Twins1427369.51411.5497501-434-4039-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1248.333
4814Kansas City Royals1417071.49614.05405073328-4142-30W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1367.462
5917California Angels1436776.46918.0429514-8527-4240-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1284.667
61224Texas Rangers1435291.36433.0439588-14922-5030-41L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1129.182
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1439053.629--65448417044-2946-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1266.500
247Chicago Cubs1457966.54512.064254210035-3944-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1064.600
3612New York Mets1427468.52115.5490536-4635-3339-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1495.643
4715St. Louis Cardinals1457075.48321.0547562-1532-4238-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1156.455
5918Montreal Expos1416477.45425.0469559-9032-4132-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1569.400
61223Philadelphia Phillies1435390.37137.0458590-13226-4127-49W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1367.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1438855.615--66051914151-2437-31W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1174.636
234Houston Astros1417962.5608.06655808540-2939-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1257.417
359Los Angeles Dodgers1447767.53511.55425024041-3436-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1183.727
4816Atlanta Braves1426775.47220.5575662-8732-4034-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1239.250
51020San Francisco Giants1456382.43426.0617615234-3929-43L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1064.600
61122San Diego Padres1425488.38033.5456624-16829-3625-52L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1147.364