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Friday September 29,1972This 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 1972-09-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4Baltimore Orioles2BoxLuis TiantJim Palmer(none)
Minnesota Twins1California Angels2BoxRudy MayJim PerrySteve Barber
Milwaukee Brewers5Detroit Tigers12BoxWoodie FrymanJim LonborgChuck Seelbach
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals9BoxPaul SplittorffVida Blue(none)
Chicago White Sox5Texas Rangers1BoxTom BradleyRich Hand(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Chicago Cubs1BoxBob GibsonBurt Hooton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds4BoxJack BillinghamAl DowningClay Carroll
New York Mets1Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxTom SeaverNelson Briles(none)
Houston Astros5San Diego Padres2BoxKen ForschSteve SimpsonDave Roberts
Atlanta Braves3San Francisco Giants14BoxRon BryantJimmy Freeman(none)

Standings as of 1972-09-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Boston Red Sox1508367.553--6306092131-4152-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park523.400
248Detroit Tigers1518269.5431.55325032942-3640-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium541.800
3510New York Yankees1507971.5274.05505113933-4546-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I505.000
4612Baltimore Orioles1507872.5205.05074179041-3437-38L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium422.500
51018Cleveland Indians1526983.45415.0457506-4927-5042-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium431.750
61121Milwaukee Brewers1516289.41121.5478574-9625-4737-42L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium532.600
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1519061.596--58644614042-3248-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum431.750
224Chicago White Sox1498465.5645.05485123629-4255-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park532.600
3713Minnesota Twins1497574.50314.0510517-734-4441-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium523.400
4814Kansas City Royals1507575.50014.55695284132-4543-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium413.250
5915California Angels1517378.48317.0445524-7931-4442-34W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium422.500
61224Texas Rangers1505298.34737.5454619-16522-5330-45L14T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium422.500
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1519457.623--67449917547-3047-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium422.500
247Chicago Cubs1518368.55011.067554912639-4044-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field422.500
3611New York Mets1497871.52315.0507556-4937-3441-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium752.714
4716St. Louis Cardinals1527379.48021.5560587-2733-4240-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II422.500
5919Montreal Expos1466680.45225.5477578-10134-4232-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1046.400
61223Philadelphia Phillies1505694.37337.5474611-13728-4328-51W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium633.500
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1499158.611--69355014353-2538-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium541.800
235Houston Astros1478265.5588.06876028541-2941-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome624.333
359Los Angeles Dodgers1518269.54310.05705185241-3541-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium431.750
4817Atlanta Braves1487078.47320.5600696-9634-4135-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium606.000
51020San Francisco Giants1516586.43027.0640638235-4330-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park4401.000
61122San Diego Padres1495792.38334.0472645-17332-3925-53L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium413.250