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MLB Games on Wednesday May 17,1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Oakland AthleticsAL4California AngelsAL0Box | PBP95,118Anaheim StadiumNight2:01Ken HoltzmanRudy May---Rudi
Minnesota TwinsAL8Chicago White SoxAL1Box | PBP910,533Comiskey ParkDay2:25Bert BlylevenTom BradleyWayne GrangerKillebrew
New York YankeesAL1Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP97,722Cleveland Municipal StadiumNight2:15Dick TidrowFred Beene---Murcer
Baltimore OriolesAL1Detroit TigersAL6Box | PBP927,384Tiger StadiumNight2:26Mickey LolichPat Dobson---Belanger, Haller
Texas RangersAL4Kansas City RoyalsAL3Box | PBP187,114Municipal StadiumNight4:56Jim PantherTed Abernathy------
Boston Red SoxAL1Milwaukee BrewersAL4Box | PBP94,935County StadiumNight2:13Jim LonborgSonny SiebertKen SandersScott
Atlanta BravesNL0Houston AstrosNL9Box | PBP915,823AstrodomeNight2:26Larry DierkerRon Reed---Rader
Montreal ExposNL2New York MetsNL12Box | PBP916,905Shea StadiumNight2:41Gary GentryErnie McAnally---Milner
Chicago CubsNL3Philadelphia PhilliesNL2Box | PBP912,528Veterans StadiumNight2:16Tom PhoebusSteve CarltonDan McGinnCardenal, Fanzone, Hutton
St. Louis CardinalsNL0Pittsburgh PiratesNL12Box | PBP99,188Three Rivers StadiumNight2:16Steve BlassReggie Cleveland---Davalillo, Sanguillen
Los Angeles DodgersNL0San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP912,995San Diego StadiumNight2:13Fred NormanTommy John------
Cincinnati RedsNL2San Francisco GiantsNL1Box | PBP92,670Candlestick ParkDay2:01Ross GrimsleyJuan MarichalClay CarrollHart, Morgan
12 record(s)
Glossary:
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 Wednesday, May 17, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East135Cleveland Indians24159.625-8061196-49-51325775.432
AL East258Detroit Tigers241410.5831.09871277-57-51327260.545
AL East3612Baltimore Orioles251312.5202.5828023-810-41296762.519
AL East4817Boston Red Sox22913.4095.087102-156-83-51337657.571
AL East51120New York Yankees24915.3756.06881-134-115-41317061.534
AL East61223Milwaukee Brewers22715.3187.04575-304-83-71345876.433
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West112Minnesota Twins24177.708-112585410-57-21306070.462
AL West223Oakland Athletics23158.6521.58768195-410-41327854.591
AL West347Chicago White Sox251510.6002.5838212-813-21297257.558
AL West4716Texas Rangers261115.4237.077102-255-106-51284385.336
AL West5918Kansas City Royals271116.4077.5807822-119-51276562.512
AL West61019California Angels261016.3858.064105-413-77-91296564.504
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111New York Mets27207.741-11293197-313-41296366.488
NL East249Philadelphia Phillies271512.5565.0938858-47-81294485.341
NL East3510Pittsburgh Pirates261412.5385.5128113157-57-71298247.636
NL East4713Chicago Cubs261313.5006.511886326-107-31297257.558
NL East5814Montreal Expos271314.4817.088119-316-87-61295772.442
NL East61122St. Louis Cardinals291019.34511.0102131-295-135-61276562.512
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West124Houston Astros271710.630-143116278-49-61266759.532
NL West236Los Angeles Dodgers291811.621-114694511-67-51266759.532
NL West3611Cincinnati Reds281513.5362.5125128-39-66-71268046.635
NL West4915San Diego Padres291316.4485.08495-116-57-111244579.363
NL West51021Atlanta Braves281018.3577.5103150-475-105-81266066.476
NL West61224San Francisco Giants31922.29010.0115137-227-82-141246064.484
24 record(s)
Glossary:
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