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Wednesday, August 16,1972

Wednesday, August 16,1972

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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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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 gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 Oakland Athletics 4 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Bob Locker Doyle Alexander Joe Horlen 18,781 2:36
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 Milwaukee Brewers 6 Chicago White Sox 8 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Wilbur Wood Gary Ryerson Terry Forster 17,542 2:25
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 California Angels 2 Cleveland Indians 1 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Clyde Wright Dick Tidrow -- 8,086 2:08
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 New York Yankees 2 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Roger Nelson Fritz Peterson -- 11,579 2:20
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 Boston Red Sox 8 Texas Rangers 9 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Casey Cox Ken Tatum -- 8,020 3:11
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 Pittsburgh Pirates 3 Los Angeles Dodgers 2 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bob Miller Don Sutton -- 28,318 2:32
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 Houston Astros 5 Montreal Expos 0 box | pbp Parc Jarry Don Wilson Mike Torrez -- 13,418 2:10
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 Atlanta Braves 3 New York Mets 1 box | pbp Shea Stadium Phil Niekro Jon Matlack -- 33,827 2:27
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 Cincinnati Reds 8 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jim McGlothlin Ken Reynolds Pedro Borbon 10,385 2:39
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 St. Louis Cardinals 6 San Diego Padres 4 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bob Gibson Steve Arlin Diego Segui 7,242 2:29
1972 reg season 1972-08-16 Chicago Cubs 9 San Francisco Giants 14 box | pbp Candlestick Park Don Carrithers Rick Reuschel Randy Moffitt 5,566 3:03
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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Grid Actions:
PREMIUM subscribers get additional grid functionality
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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 111 60 51 .541 0.0 393 308 85 L2 32-24 28-27 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 111 59 52 .532 1.0 377 367 10 L2 30-26 29-26 2 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 111 58 53 .523 2.0 406 357 49 L3 22-34 36-19 3 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 109 55 54 .505 4.0 452 473 -21 L1 21-34 34-20 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 111 52 59 .468 8.0 340 361 -21 L1 21-36 31-23 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 112 43 69 .384 17.5 350 449 -99 L5 18-38 25-31 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 112 66 46 .589 0.0 427 333 94 W3 34-24 32-22 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 110 64 46 .582 1.0 412 387 25 W2 20-32 44-14 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 107 57 50 .533 6.5 390 370 20 W3 26-31 31-19 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 110 54 56 .491 11.0 413 393 20 W3 19-33 35-23 4 8 14 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 111 50 61 .450 15.5 341 413 -72 W1 21-33 29-28 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 111 45 66 .405 20.5 356 446 -90 W1 18-36 27-30 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 110 69 41 .627 0.0 507 379 128 W1 33-21 36-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 108 58 50 .537 10.0 368 380 -12 L1 28-25 30-25 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 113 58 55 .513 12.5 481 415 66 L2 24-35 34-20 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 109 53 56 .486 15.5 415 444 -29 W1 26-31 27-25 4 7 15 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 109 50 59 .459 18.5 346 430 -84 L1 25-32 25-27 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 110 41 69 .373 28.0 340 445 -105 L3 21-31 20-38 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 110 68 42 .618 0.0 511 387 124 W4 40-16 28-26 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 113 63 50 .558 6.5 527 465 62 W1 33-24 30-26 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 109 58 51 .532 9.5 404 373 31 L1 30-26 28-25 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 115 53 62 .461 17.5 459 534 -75 W1 24-35 28-28 4 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 114 51 63 .447 19.0 492 494 -2 W2 28-27 23-36 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 110 43 67 .391 25.0 355 459 -104 L1 25-25 18-42 6 11 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)