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Saturday, May 6,1972

Saturday, May 6,1972

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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 1972-05-06 Kansas City Royals 9 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dick Drago Mike Cuellar -- 8,903 2:21
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 Minnesota Twins 3 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Perry Sonny Siebert Dave LaRoche 13,799 2:38
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 Milwaukee Brewers 0 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Andy Messersmith Jim Lonborg -- 19,440 1:31
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 Chicago White Sox 0 Cleveland Indians 12 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Gaylord Perry Tom Bradley -- 4,239 2:29
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 Texas Rangers 1 Detroit Tigers 4 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Tom Timmermann Rich Hand Fred Scherman 11,710 2:20
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 New York Yankees 1 Oakland Athletics 4 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Catfish Hunter Mike Kekich Bob Locker 12,937 2:12
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 Houston Astros 4 Chicago Cubs 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Juan Pizarro Ken Forsch -- 20,072 2:19
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 Pittsburgh Pirates 8 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field Steve Blass Pedro Borbon -- 12,284 2:14
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 San Diego Padres 6 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Bill Greif Tom Seaver Mike Caldwell 19,048 2:12
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 San Francisco Giants 3 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Sam McDowell Dick Selma -- 14,010 2:21
1972 reg season 1972-05-06 Atlanta Braves 2 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Rick Wise Mike McQueen -- 40,754 2:22
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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 15 9 6 .600 0.0 65 35 30 W1 4-3 5-3 1 3 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 0.5 56 45 11 L1 1-4 8-3 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 0.5 53 45 8 W1 6-4 3-3 3 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 15 5 10 .333 4.0 41 53 -12 L2 0-6 5-4 4 10 21 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 13 4 9 .308 4.0 43 62 -19 L2 1-5 3-4 5 11 23 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 13 3 10 .231 5.0 19 42 -23 L3 1-4 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 14 11 3 .786 0.0 71 30 41 W4 8-3 3-0 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 13 9 4 .692 1.5 41 31 10 W2 3-3 6-1 2 2 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 16 9 7 .563 3.0 50 55 -5 L1 2-7 7-0 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 17 8 9 .471 4.5 53 68 -15 L1 2-4 6-5 4 7 12 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 18 8 10 .444 5.0 49 46 3 W1 2-8 6-2 5 8 15 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 16 7 9 .438 5.0 39 68 -29 W2 3-7 4-2 6 9 16 -- 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 17 11 6 .647 0.0 62 64 -2 L2 7-3 4-3 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 19 12 7 .632 0.0 67 55 12 L1 8-4 4-3 2 4 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 16 10 6 .625 0.5 53 63 -10 W1 6-5 4-1 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 19 8 11 .421 4.0 93 74 19 W1 1-8 7-3 4 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 17 7 10 .412 4.0 74 83 -9 W1 3-3 4-7 5 9 18 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 18 7 11 .389 4.5 71 71 0 W1 5-6 2-5 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 18 12 6 .667 0.0 96 80 16 L1 7-2 5-4 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 19 12 7 .632 0.5 86 51 35 L2 5-2 7-5 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 20 9 11 .450 4.0 52 62 -10 W4 3-2 6-9 3 6 13 -- dnq
1972 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 18 8 10 .444 4.0 86 95 -9 L1 6-6 2-4 4 7 14 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 20 8 12 .400 5.0 80 110 -30 L1 5-6 3-6 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 21 7 14 .333 6.5 89 101 -12 W1 5-3 2-11 6 12 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)