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Saturday April 29,1972This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1972-04-29

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles6BoxMike CuellarAndy Messersmith(none)
Chicago White Sox1Detroit Tigers6BoxMickey LolichWilbur Wood(none)
Cleveland Indians3Kansas City Royals1BoxMilt WilcoxMonty Montgomery(none)
Oakland Athletics2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxCatfish HunterSkip LockwoodRollie Fingers
Minnesota Twins2New York Yankees0BoxJim KaatFritz PetersonDave LaRoche
Boston Red Sox6Texas Rangers7BoxCasey CoxBobby Bolin(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Chicago Cubs2BoxTom HallMilt Pappas(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4Houston Astros2BoxAl SantoriniKen Forsch(none)
New York Mets1Los Angeles Dodgers11BoxTommy JohnJerry Koosman(none)
Atlanta Braves9Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxTom KelleyLuke WalkerGeorge Stone
Philadelphia Phillies0San Diego Padres4BoxSteve ArlinSteve Carlton(none)
Montreal Expos2San Francisco Giants1BoxMike TorrezSteve Stone(none)

Standings as of 1972-04-29

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Detroit Tigers1073.700--4819294-33-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1467967.541
248Baltimore Orioles1275.5831.04630161-46-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1427369.514
3813Cleveland Indians1156.4552.52937-83-42-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1456778.462
41122Boston Red Sox1037.3004.03654-180-53-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1458263.566
51021New York Yankees1037.3004.02537-120-43-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1457669.524
61224Milwaukee Brewers927.2224.51628-121-21-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1476384.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins972.778--4717304-23-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1457075.483
235Oakland Athletics1073.7000.5332673-24-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1458659.593
3611Chicago White Sox1275.5831.5423660-57-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1428062.563
4510Texas Rangers1275.5831.54754-71-36-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1424795.331
5712Kansas City Royals1367.4623.0282800-66-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1417071.496
6920California Angels1248.3334.52960-312-62-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1437172.497
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Montreal Expos1183.727--403825-23-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1456283.428
212New York Mets1183.727--413474-24-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1457570.517
359Philadelphia Phillies1275.5831.5413924-33-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1445292.361
4816Pittsburgh Pirates1257.4173.55060-102-23-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1439152.636
5915St. Louis Cardinals1257.4173.5474345-50-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1447074.486
61223Chicago Cubs13310.2316.04961-121-82-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1428260.577
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
134Los Angeles Dodgers14104.714--6935345-15-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1417566.532
247Houston Astros1394.6920.57157145-04-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1407565.536
3614Atlanta Braves1468.4294.06872-43-23-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1406476.457
4717Cincinnati Reds1257.4174.05964-54-41-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1429052.634
51018San Diego Padres1459.3575.02948-191-24-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1395386.381
61119San Francisco Giants1459.3575.05871-134-21-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1416477.454