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Wednesday April 26,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-04-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Chicago White Sox7BoxSteve KealeySteve Mingori(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Kansas City Royals5BoxBruce Dal CantonDave McNally(none)
California Angels3Milwaukee Brewers1BoxRickey ClarkBill ParsonsRudy May
Boston Red Sox1Minnesota Twins3BoxDick WoodsonRay CulpDave LaRoche
Oakland Athletics2New York Yankees4BoxMike KekichDenny McLainFred Beene
Detroit Tigers8Texas Rangers1BoxJoe ColemanDick Bosman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Atlanta Braves4BoxRick WiseRon Reed(none)
Chicago Cubs4Houston Astros5BoxJim RayDan McGinn(none)
Montreal Expos0Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxClaude OsteenBill Stoneman(none)
Cincinnati Reds7Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxGary NolanSteve BlassPedro Borbon
New York Mets5San Diego Padres1BoxTom SeaverBill Greif(none)
Philadelphia Phillies6San Francisco Giants8BoxJerry JohnsonBucky Brandon(none)

Standings as of 1972-04-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Detroit Tigers853.625--3018124-31-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1488167.547
2512Baltimore Orioles1055.5001.0282711-44-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1447569.521
3815Cleveland Indians945.4441.52632-62-32-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1476879.463
41118Boston Red Sox835.3752.02438-140-33-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1478265.558
51017New York Yankees835.3752.02431-70-43-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1477671.517
61223Milwaukee Brewers725.2862.51421-71-21-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1496386.423
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Minnesota Twins752.714--4116252-23-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1477275.490
225Chicago White Sox1073.7000.54118230-37-0W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1448064.556
347Oakland Athletics853.6250.5262421-24-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1478859.599
4611Texas Rangers1055.5001.53142-111-34-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1444995.340
5714Kansas City Royals1156.4552.02325-20-65-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1437172.497
6916California Angels1046.4002.52642-162-42-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1457174.490
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
133New York Mets862.750--3019112-14-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1487771.520
246Montreal Expos853.6251.02326-32-23-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1486583.439
4510Pittsburgh Pirates954.5561.5363332-23-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1469155.623
369Philadelphia Phillies954.5561.5312922-23-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1475493.367
51122St. Louis Cardinals1037.3004.03639-33-50-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1467274.493
61224Chicago Cubs1129.1825.53750-131-81-1L8T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1448361.576
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
221Los Angeles Dodgers1192.818--5221315-14-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1447668.528
112Houston Astros1192.818--6746215-04-2W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1427567.528
3713San Francisco Giants1156.4554.04554-94-21-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1446480.444
4819San Diego Padres1147.3645.02241-191-23-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1425488.380
61020Cincinnati Reds936.3335.04348-52-31-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1459253.634
5921Atlanta Braves1248.3335.54662-161-23-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1426676.465