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Tuesday, May 23,1972

Tuesday, May 23,1972

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PREMIUM Subscribers can view the rest-of-season records for each team as well as batting/pitching stats on this date.
Games 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 gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 Baltimore Orioles 5 Boston Red Sox 6 box | pbp Fenway Park Bill Lee Doyle Alexander -- 14,552 3:07
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 Milwaukee Brewers 3 Detroit Tigers 0 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Lonborg Joe Coleman -- 11,620 2:04
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 Cleveland Indians 3 New York Yankees 0 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Gaylord Perry Mel Stottlemyre -- 10,677 2:19
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 California Angels 2 Oakland Athletics 3 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Rollie Fingers Eddie Fisher -- 2,860 2:05
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 Chicago White Sox 2 Texas Rangers 1 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Stan Bahnsen Gerry Janeski Steve Kealey 7,815 2:21
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 New York Mets 1 Chicago Cubs 2 box | pbp Wrigley Field Fergie Jenkins Tug McGraw -- 16,285 1:56
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 Atlanta Braves 2 Cincinnati Reds 1 box | pbp Cinergy Field Phil Niekro Jim McGlothlin -- 13,784 2:11
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 San Francisco Giants 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton John Cumberland -- 25,562 2:24
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 Philadelphia Phillies 2 Montreal Expos 6 box | pbp Parc Jarry Bill Stoneman Dick Selma -- 12,757 2:13
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 Houston Astros 7 San Diego Padres 0 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Tom Griffin Clay Kirby -- 0 2:30
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 Houston Astros 2 San Diego Padres 1 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Ken Forsch Bill Greif -- 9,766 2:33
1972 reg season 1972-05-23 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Steve Blass Reggie Cleveland Ramon Hernandez 11,795 2:17
12 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 Cleveland Indians franchise | log 28 18 10 .643 0.0 87 68 19 W1 9-5 9-5 1 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 29 16 13 .552 2.5 112 80 32 L1 7-5 9-8 2 5 9 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 29 15 14 .517 3.5 100 90 10 L1 5-10 10-4 3 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 28 12 16 .429 6.0 83 89 -6 L1 4-11 8-5 4 8 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 27 10 17 .370 7.5 100 129 -29 W1 6-12 4-5 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 26 9 17 .346 8.0 52 88 -36 W1 5-8 4-9 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 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 30 20 10 .667 0.0 112 98 14 W5 4-8 16-2 1 1 2 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 29 19 10 .655 0.5 113 100 13 W4 7-6 12-4 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 28 17 11 .607 2.0 117 73 44 L4 10-9 7-2 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 32 15 17 .469 6.0 99 116 -17 L2 5-10 10-7 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 30 12 18 .400 8.0 103 92 11 L2 2-11 10-7 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 32 11 21 .344 10.0 82 137 -55 L5 3-12 8-9 6 12 23 -- 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 33 25 8 .758 0.0 132 104 28 L1 11-4 14-4 1 1 1 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 31 19 12 .613 5.0 154 118 36 W8 8-5 11-7 2 3 6 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 31 16 15 .516 8.0 134 100 34 W2 8-12 8-3 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 33 15 18 .455 10.0 106 117 -11 L8 8-6 7-12 4 7 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 34 15 19 .441 10.5 104 146 -42 W2 6-13 9-6 5 8 15 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 34 12 22 .353 13.5 117 151 -34 L2 5-13 7-9 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 Houston Astros franchise | log 34 22 12 .647 0.0 166 126 40 W4 13-6 9-6 1 2 4 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 35 21 14 .600 1.5 139 90 49 W1 11-6 10-8 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 34 18 16 .529 4.0 145 149 -4 L2 12-8 6-8 3 5 10 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 36 15 21 .417 8.0 99 122 -23 L3 6-5 9-16 4 9 17 -- dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 33 13 20 .394 8.5 121 166 -45 W1 8-12 5-8 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 38 12 26 .316 12.0 149 177 -28 L1 8-9 4-17 6 12 24 -- dnq
24 record(s)