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Events on this Date

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Event NameNotes
Retired Number#24 Retired by San Francisco Giants for Willie Mays
1 record(s)
Notes For Stats, displays whether Rated Prospect or any awards voting

MLB Games on Friday May 12, 1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
New York YankeesAL6California AngelsAL3Box | PBP912,356Anaheim StadiumNight2:44Steve KlineRickey ClarkSparky LyleBlomberg, Cardenas
Baltimore OriolesAL3Chicago White SoxAL4Box | PBP934,886Comiskey ParkNight2:09Wilbur WoodMike CuellarSteve KealeyAllen, Melton
Texas RangersAL3Cleveland IndiansAL1Box | PBP915,543Cleveland Municipal StadiumNight2:34Dick BosmanMilt WilcoxHoracio PinaFord
Milwaukee BrewersAL4Minnesota TwinsAL3Box | PBP22126---Night:00Dave BristolBill RigneyJim Colborn---
Boston Red SoxAL7Oakland AthleticsAL6Box | PBP128,147Oakland-Alameda County ColiseumNight2:54Bill LeeRollie FingersKen TatumDuncan, Harper (2), Miller
Chicago CubsNL2Atlanta BravesNL0Box | PBP98,026Atlanta StadiumNight2:01Bill HandsRon Reed------
St. Louis CardinalsNL4Cincinnati RedsNL5Box | PBP923,376Riverfront StadiumNight2:20Ross GrimsleyReggie ClevelandClay CarrollClendenon, Morgan
Pittsburgh PiratesNL4Houston AstrosNL2Box | PBP917,863AstrodomeNight2:15Steve BlassLarry DierkerBob MillerHebner, May
San Diego PadresNL5Montreal ExposNL3Box | PBP911,263Jarry ParkNight2:25Bill GreifCarl MortonMike CorkinsJorgensen, Lee
San Francisco GiantsNL1New York MetsNL2Box | PBP944,271Shea StadiumNight2:34Danny FrisellaJerry Johnson---Speier
Los Angeles DodgersNL6Philadelphia PhilliesNL1Box | PBP924,205Veterans StadiumNight2:39Don SuttonDick Selma---Robinson, Russell
11 record(s)
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Friday, May 12, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East134Detroit Tigers18117.611-7748295-46-31387563.543
AL East247Cleveland Indians20128.600-6651156-46-41366076.441
AL East3510Baltimore Orioles20119.5501.06656101-510-41346965.515
AL East4818Boston Red Sox18711.3894.06785-184-63-51377859.569
AL East51122New York Yankees20713.3505.05972-132-95-41357263.533
AL East61224Milwaukee Brewers18612.3335.03460-264-62-61385979.428
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West111Minnesota Twins19145.737-9145469-35-21356372.467
AL West223Oakland Athletics18126.6671.56749183-39-31378156.591
AL West369Chicago White Sox20119.5503.56366-32-89-11347658.567
AL West4713Texas Rangers211011.4765.06378-154-66-51334489.331
AL West51020Kansas City Royals21813.3817.05660-42-116-21336865.511
AL West6919California Angels21813.3817.05392-393-75-61346767.500
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East112New York Mets22157.682-828117-38-41346866.507
NL East225Philadelphia Phillies23149.6091.58574118-46-51334588.338
NL East3511Montreal Expos221210.5453.07187-166-56-51345876.433
NL East4612Chicago Cubs221111.5004.010677294-87-31337459.556
NL East5714Pittsburgh Pirates211011.4764.596101-56-44-71348648.642
NL East6916St. Louis Cardinals231013.4355.59394-15-75-61336568.489
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West136Los Angeles Dodgers251510.600-10765428-57-51307060.538
NL West248Houston Astros22139.5910.511297158-45-51317160.542
NL West3815San Diego Padres241113.4583.57382-95-46-91294782.364
NL West41017Cincinnati Reds22913.4094.5100119-196-63-71328646.652
NL West51121Atlanta Braves24915.3755.594126-325-74-81306169.469
NL West61223San Francisco Giants26917.3466.5107123-167-62-111296069.465
24 record(s)
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season