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Wednesday, August 2,1972

Wednesday, August 2,1972

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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 1972-08-02 New York Yankees 5 Boston Red Sox 1 box | pbp Fenway Park Steve Kline John Curtis -- 16,491 2:16
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 New York Yankees 4 Boston Red Sox 7 box | pbp Fenway Park Gary Peters Mike Kekich Luis Tiant 21,917 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 California Angels 9 Chicago White Sox 10 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Vicente Romo Clyde Wright Terry Forster 17,053 3:01
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 Baltimore Orioles 7 Cleveland Indians 0 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Jim Palmer Steve Dunning -- 0 2:12
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 Baltimore Orioles 3 Cleveland Indians 6 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Mike Kilkenny Roric Harrison -- 14,148 2:28
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 Milwaukee Brewers 13 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Lonborg Joe Coleman Ken Sanders 10,860 2:27
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 Kansas City Royals 0 Oakland Athletics 5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Catfish Hunter Dick Drago -- 4,664 2:10
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 Minnesota Twins 1 Texas Rangers 4 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Mike Paul Ray Corbin Horacio Pina 6,716 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 San Diego Padres 5 Atlanta Braves 0 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Fred Norman Phil Niekro -- 5,054 2:08
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 Cincinnati Reds 1 Houston Astros 10 box | pbp Astrodome Don Wilson Gary Nolan -- 31,838 2:10
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 San Francisco Giants 11 Los Angeles Dodgers 12 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Pete Mikkelsen Jim Barr -- 24,193 3:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 Chicago Cubs 5 Montreal Expos 4 box | pbp Parc Jarry Milt Pappas Mike Torrez Tom Phoebus 21,260 1:57
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 Philadelphia Phillies 5 New York Mets 3 box | pbp Shea Stadium Mac Scarce Tom Seaver Dick Selma 22,733 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-02 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 St. Louis Cardinals 10 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bob Gibson Dock Ellis -- 24,961 1:59
14 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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 97 55 42 .567 0.0 341 314 27 L2 27-21 28-21 1 2 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 97 53 44 .546 2.0 336 270 66 L1 28-20 25-24 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 95 49 46 .516 5.0 349 299 50 L1 19-29 30-17 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 96 48 48 .500 6.5 403 423 -20 W1 19-30 29-18 4 7 14 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 97 44 53 .454 11.0 289 324 -35 W1 17-33 27-20 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 97 39 58 .402 16.0 303 377 -74 W2 16-33 23-25 6 12 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 Oakland Athletics franchise | log 99 61 38 .616 0.0 391 291 100 W3 31-18 30-20 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 97 54 43 .557 6.0 361 351 10 W2 16-30 38-13 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 94 48 46 .511 10.5 334 334 0 L1 22-29 26-17 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 97 46 51 .474 14.0 369 348 21 L2 18-31 28-20 4 8 15 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 98 44 54 .449 16.5 307 377 -70 L2 17-30 27-24 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 98 40 58 .408 20.5 307 382 -75 W1 16-31 24-27 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 East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 97 60 37 .619 0.0 446 339 107 L2 28-19 32-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 96 53 43 .552 6.5 318 340 -22 L2 26-21 27-22 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 100 52 48 .520 9.5 426 351 75 W1 22-30 30-18 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 96 48 48 .500 11.5 369 380 -11 W2 24-27 24-21 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 94 43 51 .457 15.5 304 372 -68 L1 21-29 22-22 5 9 17 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 98 36 62 .367 24.5 309 404 -95 W2 17-29 19-33 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 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 96 58 38 .604 0.0 437 341 96 L1 36-14 22-24 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 100 55 45 .550 5.0 469 416 53 W1 28-20 27-25 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 97 50 47 .515 8.5 362 346 16 W1 26-24 24-23 3 6 11 -- dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 100 47 53 .470 13.0 397 456 -59 L3 22-30 24-24 4 8 16 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 100 45 55 .450 15.0 421 427 -6 L1 27-23 18-32 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 98 39 59 .398 20.0 318 404 -86 W3 22-21 17-38 6 11 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
Luis Alcaraz Pittsburgh Pirates Hist Sold by Atlanta Braves to Pittsburgh Pirates
Woodie Fryman Detroit Tigers Hist Claimed on waivers from Phillies by Tigers
Bill Sudakis New York Mets Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)