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Friday, August 4,1972

Friday, August 4,1972

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Games on this date
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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 1972-08-04 Baltimore Orioles 0 Boston Red Sox 2 box | pbp Fenway Park Marty Pattin Pat Dobson -- 31,852 2:23
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 Texas Rangers 2 Chicago White Sox 3 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Stan Bahnsen Paul Lindblad -- 15,687 2:52
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 Detroit Tigers 0 Cleveland Indians 1 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dick Tidrow Mickey Lolich -- 18,230 2:09
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 California Angels 6 Kansas City Royals 5 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Eddie Fisher Ted Abernathy -- 9,044 3:18
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 New York Yankees 9 Milwaukee Brewers 4 box | pbp County Stadium Fritz Peterson Earl Stephenson Sparky Lyle 15,934 2:28
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 Oakland Athletics 4 Minnesota Twins 5 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Bert Blyleven Blue Moon Odom Wayne Granger 24,395 2:15
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 Atlanta Braves 5 Cincinnati Reds 6 box | pbp Cinergy Field Clay Carroll Pat Jarvis -- 0 2:57
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 Atlanta Braves 2 Cincinnati Reds 3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Ross Grimsley Denny McLain Don Gullett 42,385 2:06
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 San Diego Padres 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Mike Caldwell Bill Singer -- 15,990 2:14
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Parc Jarry Balor Moore Bruce Kison -- 18,436 2:19
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 Chicago Cubs 1 New York Mets 6 box | pbp Shea Stadium Jim McAndrew Fergie Jenkins -- 43,992 2:02
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 Houston Astros 6 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Jerry Reuss Juan Marichal Fred Gladding 6,331 2:17
1972 reg season 1972-08-04 Philadelphia Phillies 8 St. Louis Cardinals 3 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Bill Wilson Don Durham Bucky Brandon 14,234 2:15
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
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  • 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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 99 55 44 .556 0.0 344 321 23 L4 27-22 28-22 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 99 53 46 .535 2.0 339 276 63 L3 28-22 25-24 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 97 50 47 .515 4.0 360 310 50 W1 20-30 30-17 3 6 10 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 98 50 48 .510 4.5 412 425 -13 W3 19-30 31-18 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 99 46 53 .465 9.0 294 327 -33 W3 17-33 29-20 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 99 40 59 .404 15.0 313 389 -76 L1 17-33 23-26 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 100 61 39 .610 0.0 395 296 99 L1 31-19 30-20 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 99 56 43 .566 4.5 368 355 13 W4 16-30 40-13 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 96 50 46 .521 9.0 348 339 9 W2 23-29 27-17 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 98 46 52 .469 14.0 374 354 20 L3 18-31 28-21 4 8 15 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 100 45 55 .450 16.0 315 386 -71 W1 18-31 27-24 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 100 40 60 .400 21.0 310 394 -84 L2 16-32 24-28 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 East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 99 61 38 .616 0.0 449 342 107 L1 29-20 32-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 98 54 44 .551 6.5 325 345 -20 W1 26-21 28-23 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 103 53 50 .515 10.0 431 359 72 L1 23-32 30-18 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 98 48 50 .490 12.5 373 390 -17 L2 24-27 24-23 4 7 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 97 45 52 .464 15.0 308 377 -69 W1 21-29 24-23 5 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 100 38 62 .380 23.5 321 408 -87 W4 19-29 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 98 60 38 .612 0.0 446 348 98 W2 36-14 24-24 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 101 56 45 .554 5.5 475 417 58 W2 29-20 27-25 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 99 51 48 .515 9.5 365 348 17 L1 26-24 25-24 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 103 47 56 .456 15.5 409 471 -62 L6 22-32 24-25 4 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 102 45 57 .441 17.0 422 436 -14 L3 27-24 18-33 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 100 41 59 .410 20.0 326 409 -83 W5 24-21 17-38 6 11 21 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Duke Sims Detroit Tigers Hist Claimed on waivers from Dodgers by Tigers
U.L. Washington Kansas City Royals Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Luis Aparicio Boston Red Sox Hist Activated from Disabled List
3 record(s)