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Wednesday, May 3,1972

Wednesday, May 3,1972

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1972 reg season 1972-05-03 Kansas City Royals 1 Detroit Tigers 6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Mickey Lolich Paul Splittorff -- 9,380 2:04
1972 reg season 1972-05-03 Minnesota Twins 7 Milwaukee Brewers 0 box | pbp County Stadium Bert Blyleven Jim Slaton -- 3,833 2:11
1972 reg season 1972-05-03 Cleveland Indians 2 Texas Rangers 1 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Milt Wilcox Pete Broberg -- 5,859 2:30
1972 reg season 1972-05-03 Atlanta Braves 1 Chicago Cubs 12 box | pbp Wrigley Field Fergie Jenkins Pat Jarvis -- 4,392 2:37
1972 reg season 1972-05-03 Philadelphia Phillies 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 1 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Steve Carlton Bill Singer -- 14,314 2:05
1972 reg season 1972-05-03 Houston Astros 2 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Dock Ellis Jerry Reuss Bruce Kison 9,522 2:26
1972 reg season 1972-05-03 Montreal Expos 2 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Ed Acosta Tom Walker -- 4,018 3:38
1972 reg season 1972-05-03 New York Mets 8 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Jon Matlack Steve Stone Tug McGraw 4,123 2:55
1972 reg season 1972-05-03 Cincinnati Reds 1 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Reggie Cleveland Jack Billingham -- 6,935 1:51
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 13 8 5 .615 0.0 60 32 28 W1 4-3 4-2 1 3 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 0.5 52 34 18 W1 1-4 7-2 2 4 10 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 0.5 40 43 -3 W4 6-4 2-2 3 5 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 13 5 8 .385 3.0 39 46 -7 W1 0-4 5-4 4 9 19 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 11 4 7 .364 3.0 39 54 -15 W1 1-5 3-2 5 10 21 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 11 3 8 .273 4.0 19 36 -17 L1 1-2 2-6 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 12 9 3 .750 0.0 63 26 37 W2 6-3 3-0 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 11 7 4 .636 1.5 34 29 5 L1 3-3 4-1 2 2 6 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 14 8 6 .571 2.0 48 42 6 L1 1-6 7-0 3 6 9 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 15 7 8 .467 3.5 50 63 -13 L3 1-3 6-5 4 7 12 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 4.0 38 42 -4 L1 1-7 6-2 5 8 13 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 14 5 9 .357 5.0 33 68 -35 L1 3-7 2-2 6 11 22 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 15 11 4 .733 0.0 60 52 8 W3 7-3 4-1 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 17 11 6 .647 1.0 63 50 13 W1 8-4 3-2 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 15 9 6 .600 2.0 50 62 -12 L3 6-5 3-1 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 15 6 9 .400 5.0 62 77 -15 W1 2-2 4-7 4 8 16 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 15 6 9 .400 5.0 61 58 3 W1 5-6 1-3 5 9 15 -- dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 16 6 10 .375 5.5 79 67 12 W3 1-8 5-2 6 11 20 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 16 11 5 .688 0.0 89 74 15 L1 6-1 5-4 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 18 12 6 .667 0.0 85 48 37 L1 5-1 7-5 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 4.5 76 97 -21 L2 4-4 3-6 3 6 14 -- dnq
1972 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 15 6 9 .400 4.5 71 78 -7 L1 5-6 1-3 4 7 17 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 18 7 11 .389 5.0 40 60 -20 W2 1-2 6-9 5 10 18 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 19 6 13 .316 6.5 84 97 -13 L3 4-2 2-11 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)