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Sunday September 24,1972This 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 1972-09-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers2Boston Red Sox7BoxLuis TiantWoodie Fryman(none)
Texas Rangers4Chicago White Sox7BoxRich GossageRich HintonTerry Forster
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians4BoxLindy McDanielSteve Mingori(none)
New York Yankees8Cleveland Indians3BoxRob GardnerMilt WilcoxSparky Lyle
Baltimore Orioles4Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJim PalmerSkip LockwoodEddie Watt
California Angels2Minnesota Twins1BoxRudy MayJim Perry(none)
Kansas City Royals4Oakland Athletics2BoxMonty MontgomeryBlue Moon OdomTed Abernathy
Kansas City Royals1Oakland Athletics2BoxRollie FingersTom Murphy(none)
San Diego Padres2Atlanta Braves1BoxClay KirbyMike McQueenMike Corkins
Cincinnati Reds10Houston Astros2BoxJack BillinghamKen ForschClay Carroll
San Francisco Giants0Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxAl DowningJim Barr(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1New York Mets2BoxTom SeaverSteve CarltonTug McGraw
Montreal Expos2Pittsburgh Pirates1BoxCarl MortonBob Moose(none)
Chicago Cubs1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxRick WiseJack Aker(none)

Standings as of 1972-09-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1468066.548--6125951730-4150-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park954.556
249Detroit Tigers1488068.5411.05124902242-3638-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium862.750
3510Baltimore Orioles1477869.5312.55034079641-3437-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium725.286
4611New York Yankees1487870.5273.05425033932-4446-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I716.143
51019Cleveland Indians1506783.44715.0451504-5325-5042-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium651.833
61121Milwaukee Brewers1486187.41220.0462551-8924-4537-42L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium844.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1478760.592--57342914442-3145-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum862.750
224Chicago White Sox1468363.5683.55405053528-4255-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park844.500
3713Minnesota Twins1457570.51711.0501504-334-4041-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium927.222
4814Kansas City Royals1467274.49314.55535203330-4442-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium844.500
5916California Angels1476978.46918.0436520-8428-4441-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium862.750
61224Texas Rangers1465294.35634.5450607-15722-5330-41L10T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium826.250
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1479255.626--66549417145-2947-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium844.500
247Chicago Cubs1488167.54711.566054511537-4044-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field743.571
3612New York Mets1467670.52115.5503551-4835-3341-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1073.700
4715St. Louis Cardinals1497178.47722.0551583-3232-4239-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II743.571
5918Montreal Expos1446678.45824.5477564-8734-4232-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1248.333
61223Philadelphia Phillies1475592.37437.0470602-13228-4327-49L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium945.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1469056.616--67553114453-2537-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium853.625
235Houston Astros1448064.5569.06775958240-2940-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome945.444
358Los Angeles Dodgers1478067.54410.55575065141-3439-33W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium853.625
4817Atlanta Braves1456877.46921.5579668-8932-4035-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium927.222
51020San Francisco Giants1486385.42628.0621630-934-4229-43L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park761.857
61122San Diego Padres1455689.38633.5462628-16631-3725-52W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium826.250


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob Burda1B-OF34.070Signed as Free Agent by Red Sox.