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MLB Games on Thursday April 20, 1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Detroit TigersAL0Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP95,223Memorial StadiumNight1:45Pat DobsonTom Timmermann---Blair
Los Angeles DodgersNL11Atlanta BravesNL1Box | PBP95,031Atlanta StadiumNight2:20Claude OsteenGeorge Stone---Brown
Chicago CubsNL5Pittsburgh PiratesNL7Box | PBP96,529Three Rivers StadiumNight2:37Dock EllisFergie JenkinsDave GiustiSanto, Stargell
San Francisco GiantsNL2San Diego PadresNL1Box | PBP97,168San Diego StadiumNight2:34Sam McDowellSteve ArlinJerry JohnsonColbert
4 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, April 20, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East114Baltimore Orioles541.800-16880-04-11497673.510
AL East2815Cleveland Indians422.5001.5101002-10-11527082.461
AL East3714Detroit Tigers422.5001.51011-11-21-01528468.553
AL East439New York Yankees422.5001.569-30-22-01517774.510
AL East51018Milwaukee Brewers312.3332.07611-20-01536489.418
AL East61121Boston Red Sox413.2502.5712-50-11-21518467.556
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West123Oakland Athletics541.800-16970-04-11508961.593
AL West2613Kansas City Royals633.5001.51115-40-33-01487375.493
AL West3412Minnesota Twins422.5001.5181172-20-01507575.500
AL West4510California Angels422.5001.5717-100-02-21517378.483
AL West5916Chicago White Sox523.4002.0219120-32-01498564.570
AL West61222Texas Rangers413.2502.5618-121-30-01505397.353
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Montreal Expos3301.000-13672-01-01536786.438
NL East257Philadelphia Phillies532.6001.0151411-12-11515695.371
NL East346Pittsburgh Pirates532.6001.0181711-12-11509357.620
NL East4817Chicago Cubs523.4002.01920-11-21-11508367.553
NL East5919New York Mets312.3332.069-30-11-11538271.536
NL East61123St. Louis Cardinals514.2003.01217-51-20-21517477.490
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West122Los Angeles Dodgers651.833-3016145-10-01498069.537
NL West235San Francisco Giants642.6671.0271984-20-01496584.436
NL West368Houston Astros532.6001.5282622-01-21488167.547
NL West4711San Diego Padres633.5002.01620-40-03-31475592.374
NL West51020Cincinnati Reds413.2503.0201910-01-31509456.627
NL West61224Atlanta Braves716.1434.51536-211-20-41476978.469
24 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season