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Monday, May 15,1972

Monday, May 15,1972

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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 1972-05-15 Oakland Athletics 2 California Angels 1 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Blue Moon Odom Nolan Ryan -- 6,596 2:12
1972 reg season 1972-05-15 Minnesota Twins 3 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Wilbur Wood Jim Perry Terry Forster 6,186 2:18
1972 reg season 1972-05-15 Baltimore Orioles 3 Detroit Tigers 2 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Palmer Les Cain -- 29,092 2:18
1972 reg season 1972-05-15 Texas Rangers 4 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Tom Burgmeier Horacio Pina -- 6,670 2:35
1972 reg season 1972-05-15 Atlanta Braves 2 Houston Astros 8 box | pbp Astrodome Dave Roberts Tom Kelley -- 15,749 2:18
1972 reg season 1972-05-15 Montreal Expos 3 New York Mets 5 box | pbp Shea Stadium Jon Matlack John Strohmayer Danny Frisella 14,377 2:20
1972 reg season 1972-05-15 Chicago Cubs 0 Philadelphia Phillies 4 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Woodie Fryman Fergie Jenkins -- 8,133 1:56
1972 reg season 1972-05-15 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Dock Ellis Bob Gibson -- 8,640 1:41
1972 reg season 1972-05-15 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Jim Brewer Mike Caldwell Pete Mikkelsen 16,095 2:32
9 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 Cleveland Indians franchise | log 22 14 8 .636 0.0 77 57 20 W2 6-4 8-4 1 3 4 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 22 13 9 .591 1.0 89 62 27 L2 7-5 6-4 2 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 23 12 11 .522 2.5 73 71 2 W1 2-7 10-4 3 6 10 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 20 8 12 .400 5.0 81 97 -16 L1 5-7 3-5 4 8 17 -- dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 22 8 14 .364 6.0 64 78 -14 L1 3-10 5-4 5 11 22 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 20 6 14 .300 7.0 40 69 -29 L2 4-8 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 22 16 6 .727 0.0 103 55 48 L1 9-4 7-2 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 21 14 7 .667 1.5 81 64 17 W2 4-3 10-4 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 23 14 9 .609 2.5 80 73 7 W5 2-8 12-1 3 4 6 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 24 10 14 .417 7.0 73 94 -21 L3 4-9 6-5 4 7 16 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 25 10 15 .400 7.5 72 74 -2 W2 2-11 8-4 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 24 9 15 .375 8.0 60 99 -39 L1 3-7 6-8 6 10 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 East New York Mets franchise | log 25 18 7 .720 0.0 93 88 5 W4 7-3 11-4 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 25 15 10 .600 3.0 90 77 13 W1 8-4 7-6 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 5.0 83 100 -17 L1 6-6 7-6 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 24 12 12 .500 5.5 112 110 2 W1 7-5 5-7 4 6 12 -- Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 24 11 13 .458 6.5 107 83 24 L2 4-10 7-3 5 8 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 27 10 17 .370 9.0 99 115 -16 L5 5-11 5-6 6 11 21 -- 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 Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 27 17 10 .630 0.0 112 67 45 W4 10-5 7-5 1 2 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 25 15 10 .600 1.0 128 111 17 W2 8-4 7-6 2 3 8 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 25 12 13 .480 4.0 117 124 -7 W4 6-6 6-7 3 7 13 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 27 12 15 .444 5.0 82 93 -11 L2 6-5 6-10 4 9 15 -- dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 26 10 16 .385 6.5 98 135 -37 L1 5-8 5-8 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 28 9 19 .321 8.5 111 129 -18 L3 7-8 2-11 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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  • 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.
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Bobby Brooks Detroit Tigers Hist Sold by Oakland Athletics to Detroit Tigers
Gary Waslewski Oakland Athletics Hist Signed contract with Athletics
Don Shaw Oakland Athletics Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals to Oakland Athletics for Dwain Anderson
Dwain Anderson St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from Oakland Athletics to St. Louis Cardinals for Don Shaw
4 record(s)