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Monday, August 28,1972

Monday, August 28,1972

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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 1972-08-28 Chicago White Sox 6 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Rich Gossage Sonny Siebert Terry Forster 24,007 3:12
1972 reg season 1972-08-28 Baltimore Orioles 2 Minnesota Twins 0 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jim Palmer Dick Woodson -- 12,913 2:20
1972 reg season 1972-08-28 Cleveland Indians 4 Oakland Athletics 5 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Darold Knowles Steve Dunning Rollie Fingers 27,072 2:28
1972 reg season 1972-08-28 New York Mets 2 Cincinnati Reds 5 box | pbp Cinergy Field Gary Nolan Brent Strom Tom Hall 18,508 1:59
1972 reg season 1972-08-28 San Diego Padres 3 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Moose Mike Caldwell Ramon Hernandez 13,438 2:11
1972 reg season 1972-08-28 San Francisco Giants 2 St. Louis Cardinals 4 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Don Durham Juan Marichal -- 11,373 2:11
6 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 122 67 55 .549 0.0 440 408 32 W4 33-26 34-29 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 122 66 56 .541 1.0 421 332 89 W1 35-25 31-31 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 121 63 58 .521 3.5 446 406 40 W2 24-37 39-21 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 120 62 58 .517 4.0 507 522 -15 L1 25-37 37-21 4 6 12 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 122 58 64 .475 9.0 375 398 -23 L3 22-39 36-25 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 121 48 73 .397 18.5 375 469 -94 W2 20-39 28-34 6 12 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 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 121 71 50 .587 0.0 461 423 38 W1 23-34 48-16 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 122 71 51 .582 0.5 467 367 100 W2 37-27 34-24 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 119 60 59 .504 10.0 419 423 -4 L7 29-36 31-23 3 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 120 58 62 .483 12.5 454 437 17 L2 21-36 37-26 4 8 15 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 121 54 67 .446 17.0 368 451 -83 W2 23-38 31-29 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 121 48 73 .397 23.0 390 487 -97 L4 20-40 28-33 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 East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 121 75 46 .620 0.0 546 421 125 W1 37-23 38-23 1 2 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 123 65 58 .528 11.0 532 460 72 W2 29-37 36-21 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 119 62 57 .521 12.0 407 433 -26 L1 29-28 33-29 3 6 10 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 121 60 61 .496 15.0 470 480 -10 W3 29-35 31-26 4 7 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 120 55 65 .458 19.5 388 482 -94 L2 26-34 29-31 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 120 44 76 .367 30.5 378 494 -116 L1 22-33 22-43 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 122 77 45 .631 0.0 572 423 149 W2 46-18 31-27 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 123 69 54 .561 8.5 579 501 78 W2 37-27 32-27 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 120 65 55 .542 11.0 439 404 35 W3 33-27 32-28 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 125 58 67 .464 20.5 500 581 -81 L1 27-39 30-29 4 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 124 54 70 .435 24.0 536 535 1 L3 29-30 25-40 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 122 46 76 .377 31.0 399 532 -133 L3 26-29 20-47 6 11 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)