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Sunday May 7,1972This 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 1972-05-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals4Baltimore Orioles5BoxPat DobsonBruce Dal CantonEddie Watt
Minnesota Twins8Boston Red Sox4BoxDick WoodsonLuis TiantWayne Granger
Milwaukee Brewers5California Angels2BoxBill ParsonsRickey ClarkKen Sanders
Chicago White Sox0Cleveland Indians3BoxMilt WilcoxStan Bahnsen(none)
Texas Rangers4Detroit Tigers7BoxMickey LolichDick Bosman(none)
New York Yankees5Oakland Athletics7BoxJoe HorlenSteve KlineDarold Knowles
Pittsburgh Pirates9Cincinnati Reds6BoxNelson BrilesJack BillinghamBob Moose
Los Angeles Dodgers0Montreal Expos1BoxMike MarshallPete Richert(none)
San Diego Padres6New York Mets8BoxTug McGrawEd Acosta(none)
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies8BoxSteve CarltonRon Bryant(none)
Atlanta Braves4St. Louis Cardinals5BoxReggie ClevelandPhil Niekro(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Detroit Tigers16106.625--7239334-36-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1407664.543
359Cleveland Indians17107.5880.55645116-44-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1396277.446
2410Baltimore Orioles17107.5880.56149121-49-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1377067.511
41022New York Yankees16511.3135.04660-140-75-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1397465.532
61223Milwaukee Brewers14410.2865.02444-202-42-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1426181.430
51124Boston Red Sox14410.2865.04770-231-53-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1418160.574
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins15123.800--7934459-33-0W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1396574.468
222Oakland Athletics14104.7141.54836123-37-1W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1418358.589
3611Chicago White Sox1798.5294.05058-82-87-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1377859.569
4713Texas Rangers18810.4445.55775-182-56-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1364690.338
5818Kansas City Royals19811.4216.0535122-96-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1356867.504
6919California Angels17710.4126.04173-323-74-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1386870.493
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets18126.667--707007-35-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1387167.514
235Philadelphia Phillies20137.650--7558178-45-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1364690.338
346Montreal Expos17116.6470.55463-96-55-1W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1395980.424
4612Pittsburgh Pirates18810.4444.08389-64-34-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1378849.642
51017Chicago Cubs19811.4214.59374191-87-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1367759.566
6816St. Louis Cardinals19811.4214.5767515-63-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1376770.489
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Houston Astros18126.667--9680167-25-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1357263.533
258Los Angeles Dodgers20128.6001.08652345-37-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1357362.541
3714San Diego Padres21912.4294.55870-123-36-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1324983.371
4915Cincinnati Reds19811.4214.592104-126-62-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1358748.644
51120Atlanta Braves21813.3815.584115-315-73-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1336271.466
61221San Francisco Giants22715.3187.092109-175-42-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1336271.466