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Tuesday, May 16,1972

Tuesday, May 16,1972

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Games on this date
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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 1972-05-16 Oakland Athletics 2 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Rickey Clark Diego Segui Lloyd Allen 5,033 2:34
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Minnesota Twins 1 Chicago White Sox 2 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Stan Bahnsen Dick Woodson Terry Forster 15,510 2:26
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 New York Yankees 3 Cleveland Indians 1 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Kekich Steve Hargan Sparky Lyle 6,377 2:17
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Baltimore Orioles 8 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Doyle Alexander Tom Timmermann -- 21,493 2:34
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Texas Rangers 0 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Jim Rooker Rich Hand -- 6,872 2:19
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Boston Red Sox 5 Milwaukee Brewers 1 box | pbp County Stadium Ray Culp Ken Sanders -- 8,423 2:19
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Atlanta Braves 5 Houston Astros 6 box | pbp Astrodome Jim Ray Cecil Upshaw -- 13,212 2:43
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Montreal Expos 3 New York Mets 7 box | pbp Shea Stadium Tom Seaver Carl Morton Chuck Taylor 18,736 2:35
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Chicago Cubs 8 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Burt Hooton Bill Champion -- 12,326 2:07
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 St. Louis Cardinals 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 4 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Luke Walker Rick Wise Dave Giusti 8,272 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bill Singer Bill Greif -- 13,326 2:19
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Cincinnati Reds 4 San Francisco Giants 3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Gary Nolan Ron Bryant Clay Carroll 0 2:04
1972 reg season 1972-05-16 Cincinnati Reds 2 San Francisco Giants 0 box | pbp Candlestick Park Jack Billingham Steve Stone -- 7,571 2:20
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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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 Cleveland Indians franchise | log 23 14 9 .609 0.0 78 60 18 L1 6-4 8-5 1 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 23 13 10 .565 1.0 92 70 22 L3 7-5 6-5 2 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 24 13 11 .542 1.5 81 74 7 W2 3-7 10-4 3 6 10 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 21 9 12 .429 4.0 86 98 -12 W1 6-7 3-5 4 7 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 23 9 14 .391 5.0 67 79 -12 W1 4-10 5-4 5 11 20 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 21 6 15 .286 7.0 41 74 -33 L3 4-8 2-7 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 23 16 7 .696 0.0 104 57 47 L2 9-5 7-2 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 22 14 8 .636 1.5 83 68 15 L1 4-4 10-4 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 24 15 9 .625 1.5 82 74 8 W6 2-8 13-1 3 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 26 11 15 .423 6.5 77 74 3 W3 2-11 9-4 4 8 17 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 25 10 15 .400 7.0 73 99 -26 L4 4-10 6-5 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 25 10 15 .400 7.0 64 101 -37 W1 3-7 7-8 6 10 19 -- 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 26 19 7 .731 0.0 100 91 9 W5 7-3 12-4 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 26 15 11 .577 4.0 91 85 6 L1 8-4 7-7 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 25 13 12 .520 5.5 116 113 3 W2 7-5 6-7 3 5 11 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 26 13 13 .500 6.0 86 107 -21 L2 6-7 7-6 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 25 12 13 .480 6.5 115 84 31 W1 5-10 7-3 5 8 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 28 10 18 .357 10.0 102 119 -17 L6 5-12 5-6 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 West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 0.0 114 67 47 W5 11-5 7-5 1 2 3 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 26 16 10 .615 1.0 134 116 18 W3 8-4 8-6 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 27 14 13 .519 3.5 123 127 -4 W6 8-6 6-7 3 6 12 -- Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 6.0 82 95 -13 L3 6-5 6-11 4 9 15 -- dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 27 10 17 .370 7.5 103 141 -38 L2 5-9 5-8 5 10 21 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 30 9 21 .300 10.0 114 135 -21 L5 7-8 2-13 6 12 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Steve Barber California Angels Hist Signed to #-year contract for 1972-1972 ($0m) [Free Agent]
Lowell Palmer St. Louis Cardinals Hist Traded from Chicago White Sox to St. Louis Cardinals for Santiago Guzman
Santiago Guzman Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals to Chicago White Sox for Lowell Palmer
Jeff Burroughs Texas Rangers Hist Activated from Disabled List
4 record(s)