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Monday April 17,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-04-17

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees0Baltimore Orioles4BoxDave McNallyFritz Peterson(none)
Cleveland Indians4Boston Red Sox0BoxMilt WilcoxRay Culp(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers8Atlanta Braves3BoxBill SingerGeorge StoneHoyt Wilhelm
San Francisco Giants2Houston Astros7BoxLarry DierkerJohn CumberlandJim Ray
St. Louis Cardinals5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxAl SantoriniJoe Hoerner(none)

Standings as of 1972-04-17

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
323Milwaukee Brewers1101.0000.55141-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1556491.413
112Baltimore Orioles2201.000--7160-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1527874.513
245Detroit Tigers1101.0000.53210-01-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1558570.548
4517Cleveland Indians211.5001.05501-00-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1547183.461
61222New York Yankees202.0002.017-60-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1537974.516
51124Boston Red Sox202.0002.027-50-10-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1538568.556
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Kansas City Royals3301.000--8530-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1517378.483
3710Oakland Athletics211.5001.56600-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1539261.601
4812Texas Rangers211.5001.55231-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1525399.349
2614Minnesota Twins211.5001.56601-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1527676.500
5913California Angels211.5001.525-30-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1537479.484
61023Chicago White Sox303.0003.058-30-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1518764.576
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Montreal Expos2201.000--6422-00-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1546886.442
2615Chicago Cubs211.5001.06420-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1538469.549
359New York Mets211.5001.04220-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1548272.532
4811Pittsburgh Pirates211.5001.024-21-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1539558.621
5918Philadelphia Phillies312.3331.5811-31-10-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1535895.379
61020St. Louis Cardinals312.3331.5910-11-00-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1537479.484
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
326San Francisco Giants321.667--171342-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1526785.441
247San Diego Padres321.667--101000-02-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1505694.373
138Los Angeles Dodgers321.667--1214-22-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1528369.546
4716Cincinnati Reds211.5000.511470-01-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1529458.618
51119Houston Astros312.3331.01317-40-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1508367.553
61221Atlanta Braves413.2501.51318-51-20-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1506981.460