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Wednesday, August 30,1972

Wednesday, August 30,1972

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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 1972-08-30 Chicago White Sox 2 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Lynn McGlothen Wilbur Wood -- 26,062 2:06
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 Detroit Tigers 1 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Andy Messersmith Chuck Seelbach -- 8,549 2:08
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 Kansas City Royals 6 Milwaukee Brewers 2 box | pbp County Stadium Paul Splittorff Jim Lonborg -- 5,214 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 Baltimore Orioles 1 Minnesota Twins 7 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Bert Blyleven Pat Dobson -- 8,923 2:32
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 Texas Rangers 1 New York Yankees 3 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Rob Gardner Jim Panther Sparky Lyle 10,069 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 Cleveland Indians 0 Oakland Athletics 2 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Blue Moon Odom Gaylord Perry Rollie Fingers 5,201 2:19
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 Montreal Expos 3 Atlanta Braves 2 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Ernie McAnally Phil Niekro Mike Marshall 3,110 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 Los Angeles Dodgers 8 Chicago Cubs 9 box | pbp Wrigley Field Jack Aker Jim Brewer -- 15,556 3:37
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 New York Mets 2 Cincinnati Reds 4 box | pbp Cinergy Field Don Gullett Jon Matlack Tom Hall 22,008 2:30
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 Philadelphia Phillies 3 Houston Astros 5 box | pbp Astrodome Jerry Reuss Steve Carlton Jim Ray 10,264 2:07
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 San Diego Padres 0 Pittsburgh Pirates 11 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bruce Kison Steve Arlin -- 19,009 2:24
1972 reg season 1972-08-30 San Francisco Giants 3 St. Louis Cardinals 2 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Jim Willoughby Bob Gibson -- 10,201 1:55
12 record(s)
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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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 124 67 57 .540 0.0 431 343 88 L1 36-26 31-31 1 3 7 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 124 67 57 .540 0.0 442 415 27 L2 33-28 34-29 2 4 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 122 64 58 .525 2.0 514 524 -10 W2 25-37 39-21 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 124 65 59 .524 2.0 460 420 40 W1 24-37 41-22 4 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 124 58 66 .468 9.0 375 401 -26 L5 22-41 36-25 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 123 48 75 .390 18.5 381 481 -100 L2 20-39 28-36 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 124 73 51 .589 0.0 470 367 103 W4 37-27 36-24 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 123 71 52 .577 1.5 463 430 33 L2 23-36 48-16 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 121 61 60 .504 10.5 430 433 -3 W1 29-36 32-24 3 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 122 60 62 .492 12.0 466 443 23 W2 23-36 37-26 4 8 14 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 123 56 67 .455 16.5 375 453 -78 W4 23-38 33-29 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 124 49 75 .395 24.0 404 501 -97 L1 21-42 28-33 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 123 77 46 .626 0.0 562 424 138 W3 37-23 40-23 1 2 2 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 125 67 58 .536 11.0 543 469 74 W4 29-37 38-21 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 121 63 58 .521 13.0 412 437 -25 L1 30-29 33-29 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 123 60 63 .488 17.0 472 486 -14 L2 29-35 31-28 4 7 15 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 121 56 65 .463 20.0 391 484 -93 W1 27-34 29-31 5 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 122 44 78 .361 32.5 382 501 -119 L3 22-35 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 124 78 46 .629 0.0 576 428 148 W1 46-18 32-28 1 1 1 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 125 71 54 .568 7.5 586 505 81 W4 37-27 34-27 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 122 65 57 .533 12.0 448 415 33 L2 33-29 32-28 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 126 58 68 .460 21.0 502 584 -82 L2 27-39 30-30 4 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 126 56 70 .444 23.0 542 537 5 W2 31-30 25-40 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 124 46 78 .371 32.0 402 548 -146 L5 26-31 20-47 6 11 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Dal Maxvill Oakland Athletics Hist Traded from St. Louis Cardinals to Oakland Athletics for Joe Lindsey and Gene Dusan (10/27/1972)
1 record(s)