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Sunday, August 20,1972

Sunday, August 20,1972

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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 1972-08-20 Minnesota Twins 4 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Ray Corbin Mike Cuellar -- 16,027 2:20
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Boston Red Sox 7 Chicago White Sox 9 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Terry Forster Marty Pattin -- 0 3:18
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Boston Red Sox 5 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I John Curtis Eddie Fisher Bill Lee 29,497 2:17
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Oakland Athletics 1 Cleveland Indians 3 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Dick Tidrow Ken Holtzman -- 12,818 2:15
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 California Angels 9 Detroit Tigers 11 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Foor Steve Barber Chuck Seelbach 23,193 2:54
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Milwaukee Brewers 2 Kansas City Royals 1 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Jim Colborn Bruce Dal Canton Frank Linzy 8,908 2:35
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 New York Yankees 2 Texas Rangers 0 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Sparky Lyle Horacio Pina -- 12,259 2:43
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Chicago Cubs 5 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Rick Reuschel Claude Osteen Jack Aker 19,854 2:30
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Atlanta Braves 0 Montreal Expos 1 box | pbp Parc Jarry Bill Stoneman Ron Schueler -- 27,172 1:58
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Cincinnati Reds 8 New York Mets 1 box | pbp Shea Stadium Don Gullett Jim McAndrew Clay Carroll 42,555 2:50
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Houston Astros 3 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Don Wilson Ken Reynolds -- 13,712 1:53
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 9 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Dock Ellis Mike Corkins Bob Johnson 0 2:45
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 5 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Bruce Kison Fred Norman -- 9,759 2:20
1972 reg season 1972-08-20 St. Louis Cardinals 3 San Francisco Giants 5 box | pbp Candlestick Park Ron Bryant Reggie Cleveland Jim Barr 10,269 2:04
14 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 116 63 53 .543 0.0 418 386 32 W3 30-26 33-27 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 115 61 54 .530 1.5 398 322 76 L1 32-24 29-30 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 114 60 54 .526 2.0 416 370 46 W2 24-35 36-19 3 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 114 58 56 .509 4.0 472 497 -25 W1 24-36 34-20 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 115 54 61 .470 8.5 350 378 -28 W2 21-36 33-25 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 115 45 70 .391 17.5 360 454 -94 W1 20-39 25-31 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 Chicago White Sox franchise | log 115 67 48 .583 0.0 439 404 35 L1 21-32 46-16 1 1 4 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 115 67 48 .583 0.0 440 341 99 L2 35-26 32-22 2 2 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 112 60 52 .536 5.5 407 392 15 W1 29-33 31-19 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 113 55 58 .487 11.0 418 403 15 L1 19-33 36-25 4 8 14 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 115 51 64 .443 16.0 355 438 -83 L3 22-36 29-28 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 115 46 69 .400 21.0 372 460 -88 L2 18-36 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 114 72 42 .632 0.0 527 390 137 W3 36-22 36-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 112 59 53 .527 12.0 373 402 -29 L3 28-25 31-28 2 5 10 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 117 61 56 .521 12.5 495 423 72 W1 27-36 34-20 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 113 55 58 .487 16.5 430 457 -27 L1 28-33 27-25 4 7 15 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 113 53 60 .469 18.5 362 450 -88 W3 25-32 28-28 5 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 114 43 71 .377 29.0 357 456 -99 L1 21-31 22-40 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 114 71 43 .623 0.0 536 399 137 W3 43-17 28-26 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 117 66 51 .564 6.5 551 478 73 W1 36-25 30-26 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 113 60 53 .531 10.5 415 387 28 L1 30-26 30-27 3 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 119 53 66 .445 20.5 463 547 -84 L4 24-39 28-28 4 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 118 52 66 .441 21.0 503 509 -6 W1 28-27 24-39 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 114 44 70 .386 27.0 365 479 -114 L3 25-25 19-45 6 11 23 -- 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
Bruce Taylor Cincinnati Reds Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Rico Carty Atlanta Braves Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)