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Thursday, September 21,1972

Thursday, September 21,1972

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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 1972-09-21 Detroit Tigers 10 Boston Red Sox 3 box | pbp Fenway Park Joe Coleman Mike Garman -- 20,492 3:01
1972 reg season 1972-09-21 Kansas City Royals 2 California Angels 4 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Roger Nelson -- 4,227 2:08
1972 reg season 1972-09-21 New York Yankees 4 Milwaukee Brewers 6 box | pbp County Stadium Jerry Bell Mike Kekich Ken Sanders 4,185 2:04
1972 reg season 1972-09-21 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Steve Blass Gary Gentry -- 10,991 2:32
1972 reg season 1972-09-21 Philadelphia Phillies 3 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Wayne Twitchell Jim Bibby Mac Scarce 4,719 2:07
5 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
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  • 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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 143 78 65 .545 0.0 601 584 17 L1 30-41 48-24 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 145 79 66 .545 0.0 501 479 22 W2 41-34 38-32 2 4 7 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 145 77 68 .531 2.0 498 402 96 L2 40-33 37-35 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 144 75 69 .521 3.5 523 490 33 L2 29-43 46-26 4 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 146 66 80 .452 13.5 438 485 -47 L1 25-50 41-30 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 146 60 86 .411 19.5 457 546 -89 W2 24-45 36-41 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 143 85 58 .594 0.0 564 418 146 W1 42-31 43-27 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 143 80 63 .559 5.0 521 494 27 L1 28-42 52-21 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 142 73 69 .514 11.5 497 501 -4 W2 34-40 39-29 3 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 142 70 72 .493 14.5 542 511 31 L1 28-42 42-30 4 8 14 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 144 68 76 .472 17.5 433 516 -83 W1 27-42 41-34 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 143 52 91 .364 33.0 439 588 -149 L7 22-50 30-41 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 East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 144 91 53 .632 0.0 660 486 174 W1 45-29 46-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 145 79 66 .545 12.5 642 542 100 W1 35-39 44-27 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 143 74 69 .517 16.5 492 542 -50 L1 35-33 39-36 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 146 70 76 .479 22.0 548 565 -17 L2 32-42 38-34 4 7 15 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 141 64 77 .454 25.5 469 559 -90 L1 32-41 32-36 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 144 54 90 .375 37.0 461 591 -130 W2 27-41 27-49 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 West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 143 88 55 .615 0.0 660 519 141 W3 51-24 37-31 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 141 79 62 .560 8.0 665 580 85 W1 40-29 39-33 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 144 77 67 .535 11.5 542 502 40 W1 41-34 36-33 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 142 67 75 .472 20.5 575 662 -87 W2 32-40 34-36 4 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 145 63 82 .434 26.0 617 615 2 L5 34-39 29-43 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 142 54 88 .380 33.5 456 624 -168 L1 29-36 25-52 6 11 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)