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Tuesday September 26,1972This 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 1972-09-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Baltimore Orioles2BoxDick TidrowMike CuellarPhil Hennigan
Milwaukee Brewers6Boston Red Sox4BoxJerry BellMarty PattinFrank Linzy
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox1BoxSteve BusbyStan Bahnsen(none)
California Angels2Texas Rangers1BoxAndy MessersmithMike Paul(none)
Atlanta Braves10Cincinnati Reds9BoxJim HardinDon GullettCecil Upshaw
San Francisco Giants5Houston Astros2BoxSam McDowellJerry ReussElias Sosa
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxMike StrahlerMike Caldwell(none)
Chicago Cubs6Montreal Expos0BoxMilt PappasBill Stoneman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Philadelphia Phillies1BoxSteve BlassBill Champion(none)
New York Mets3St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJerry KoosmanJim BibbyTug McGraw

Standings as of 1972-09-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Boston Red Sox1478067.544--6166011530-4150-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park853.625
249Detroit Tigers1488068.5410.55124902242-3638-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium862.750
4610New York Yankees1487870.5272.55425033932-4446-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I716.143
3511Baltimore Orioles1487870.5272.55054109541-3437-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium624.333
51019Cleveland Indians1516883.45014.0454506-5226-5042-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium541.800
61121Milwaukee Brewers1496287.41619.0468555-8725-4537-42W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium734.429
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 Sox1478364.5654.05415073428-4255-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park743.571
3713Minnesota Twins1457570.51711.0501504-334-4041-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium927.222
4814Kansas City Royals1477374.49714.05555213431-4442-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium734.429
5915California Angels1497178.47717.0440522-8230-4441-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium642.667
61224Texas Rangers1485296.35135.5452611-15922-5330-43L12T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium624.333
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1489355.628--67049517546-2947-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium734.429
246Chicago Cubs1498267.55011.566654512138-4044-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field633.500
3612New York Mets1477770.52415.5506552-4636-3341-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium963.667
4716St. Louis Cardinals1507179.47323.0552586-3432-4239-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II642.667
5918Montreal Expos1456679.45525.5477570-9334-4232-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1147.364
61223Philadelphia Phillies1485593.37238.0471607-13628-4327-50L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium844.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1479057.612--68454114353-2537-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium752.714
235Houston Astros1458065.5529.06796007940-2940-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome844.500
358Los Angeles Dodgers1498168.54410.05675145341-3440-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium642.667
4817Atlanta Braves1466977.47320.5589677-8833-4035-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium817.125
51020San Francisco Giants1496485.43027.0626632-635-4229-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park651.833
61122San Diego Padres1475790.38833.0470638-16832-3825-52L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium615.167