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Tuesday May 9,1972This 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 1972-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox4California Angels3BoxBill LeeLloyd AllenKen Tatum
Detroit Tigers5Chicago White Sox2BoxJoe ColemanWilbur WoodChuck Seelbach
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians2BoxDick TidrowPaul SplittorffSteve Mingori
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins4BoxJim KaatFritz PetersonWayne Granger
Milwaukee Brewers2Oakland Athletics10BoxKen HoltzmanJim Slaton(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Oakland Athletics3BoxBlue Moon OdomSkip LockwoodRollie Fingers
Pittsburgh Pirates5Atlanta Braves2BoxDock EllisTom KelleyBruce Kison
Chicago Cubs7Cincinnati Reds1BoxFergie JenkinsJim McGlothlin(none)
San Francisco Giants1Montreal Expos7BoxMike TorrezJuan Marichal(none)
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxScipio SpinksDon Wilson(none)

Standings as of 1972-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers17116.647--7741365-36-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1397564.540
249Cleveland Indians18117.6110.55846126-45-3W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium1386177.442
3510Baltimore Orioles17107.5881.06149121-49-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1377067.511
41122Boston Red Sox15510.3335.05173-222-53-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1408060.571
51021New York Yankees18612.3335.55367-141-85-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1377364.533
61224Milwaukee Brewers16412.2506.52657-312-62-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1406179.436
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Minnesota Twins17134.765--8641459-34-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1376473.467
222Oakland Athletics16124.7500.56138233-39-1W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1398158.583
3611Chicago White Sox1899.5004.55263-112-87-1L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1367858.574
4715Texas Rangers18810.4445.55775-182-56-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1364690.338
5818Kansas City Royals20812.4006.5545312-106-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1346866.507
6919California Angels18711.3896.54477-333-74-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1376869.496
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113New York Mets18126.667--707007-35-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1387167.514
224Philadelphia Phillies20137.650--7558178-45-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John QuinnVeterans Stadium1364690.338
347Montreal Expos19127.6320.56369-66-56-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1375879.423
4612Pittsburgh Pirates19910.4743.58891-35-34-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1368749.640
5814Chicago Cubs20911.4504.010075252-87-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1357659.563
6713St. Louis Cardinals20911.4504.0787625-64-5W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1366670.485
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Houston Astros19127.632--9782157-35-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1347262.537
258Los Angeles Dodgers21138.619--9154376-37-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1347262.537
3916San Diego Padres21912.4294.05870-123-36-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1324983.371
41017Cincinnati Reds20812.4004.593111-186-62-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1348747.649
51120Atlanta Braves22814.3645.586120-345-73-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisPaul RichardsAtlanta Stadium1326270.470
61223San Francisco Giants23716.3047.093116-235-52-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1326270.470


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike KilkennyP27.028Traded by Tigers to Athletics for Reggie Sanders. 
Reggie Sanders1B22.242Traded by Athletics to Tigers for Mike Kilkenny.