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Thursday, August 31,1972

Thursday, August 31,1972

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Based on data sourced from Retrosheet.org.

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year gametype box date visiting team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1972 reg season Aug 31,1972 Detroit Tigers  0  California Angels  4  box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Nolan Ryan Woodie Fryman -- 9,705 2:01
1972 reg season Aug 31,1972 Kansas City Royals  3  Milwaukee Brewers  7  box | pbp County Stadium Skip Lockwood Mike Jackson -- 4,040 2:25
1972 reg season Aug 31,1972 Texas Rangers  0  New York Yankees  7  box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Fritz Peterson Rich Hand -- 10,116 2:23
1972 reg season Aug 31,1972 Los Angeles Dodgers  5  Chicago Cubs  3  box | pbp Wrigley Field Claude Osteen Rick Reuschel -- 11,405 2:33
1972 reg season Aug 31,1972 Philadelphia Phillies  1  Houston Astros  5  box | pbp Astrodome Larry Dierker Wayne Twitchell -- 7,197 2:07
5 record(s)
Standings on this date
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year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk 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 6 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 125 67 58 .536 0.5 442 419 23 L3 33-29 34-29 2 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 125 66 59 .528 1.5 467 420 47 W2 24-37 42-22 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 122 64 58 .525 2.0 514 524 -10 W2 25-37 39-21 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 124 49 75 .395 18.0 388 484 -96 W1 20-39 29-36 6 11 21 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk 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 123 60 63 .488 12.5 469 450 19 L1 23-37 37-26 4 8 14 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 124 57 67 .460 16.0 379 453 -74 W5 23-38 34-29 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 125 49 76 .392 24.5 404 508 -104 L2 21-43 28-33 6 12 22 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk 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 126 67 59 .532 11.5 546 474 72 L1 29-37 38-22 2 5 9 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 123 44 79 .358 33.0 383 506 -123 L4 22-36 22-43 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division team name links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lg rk 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 126 72 54 .571 7.0 591 506 85 W5 37-27 35-27 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 123 66 57 .537 11.5 453 418 35 W1 34-29 32-28 3 4 7 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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  • 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 team name statusshort Transaction Description
Frank Howard Detroit Tigers Hist Sold by Texas Rangers to Detroit Tigers
Casey Cox New York Yankees Hist Traded from Texas Rangers to New York Yankees for Jim Roland
Jim Roland Texas Rangers Hist Traded from New York Yankees to Texas Rangers for Casey Cox
3 record(s)