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Thursday April 27,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-04-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Montreal Expos7Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxDenny LemasterAl DowningMike Marshall
Cincinnati Reds5Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxClay CarrollDave Giusti(none)
New York Mets4San Diego Padres3BoxGary GentryFred NormanTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies7San Francisco Giants6BoxWayne TwitchellRon Bryant(none)

Standings as of 1972-04-27

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
2511Baltimore Orioles1055.5001.0282711-44-1L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1447569.521
3814Cleveland Indians945.4441.52632-62-32-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1476879.463
41119Boston Red Sox835.3752.02438-140-33-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1478265.558
51018New 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
4610Texas Rangers1055.5001.53142-111-34-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1444995.340
5713Kansas 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
122New York Mets972.778--3422123-14-1W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1477671.517
246Montreal Expos963.6671.03031-13-23-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1476483.435
359Philadelphia Phillies1064.6001.5383533-23-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1465393.363
4612Pittsburgh Pirates1055.5002.5403822-23-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1459154.628
51122St. Louis Cardinals1037.3004.53639-33-50-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1467274.493
61224Chicago Cubs1129.1826.03750-131-81-1L8T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1448361.576
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Houston Astros1192.818--6746215-04-2W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1427567.528
233Los Angeles Dodgers1293.7500.55728295-14-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1437667.531
3715San Francisco Giants1257.4174.55161-104-21-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1436479.448
4817Cincinnati Reds1046.4004.54852-43-31-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1449153.632
6920San Diego Padres1248.3335.52545-201-23-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1415487.383
51021Atlanta Braves1248.3335.54662-161-23-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1426676.465