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Wednesday July 5,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-07-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins0Boston Red Sox2BoxMarty PattinJim Perry(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0California Angels1BoxNolan RyanEarl Stephenson(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Chicago White Sox0BoxDave McNallyWilbur Wood(none)
Detroit Tigers2Kansas City Royals8BoxPaul SplittorffMickey Lolich(none)
New York Yankees4Oakland Athletics1BoxSteve KlineKen Holtzman(none)
Chicago Cubs4Atlanta Braves1BoxFergie JenkinsRon Schueler(none)
Chicago Cubs2Atlanta Braves3BoxPhil NiekroTom Phoebus(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates6Houston Astros4BoxBob JohnsonKen Forsch(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Montreal Expos3BoxClaude OsteenBalor Moore(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Baltimore Orioles693930.565--2351795621-1618-14W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium854144.482
248Detroit Tigers693732.5362.02322191319-1618-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium874938.563
3714Boston Red Sox673334.4935.0301301012-2021-14W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park885236.591
4815New York Yankees673235.4786.0223217610-2522-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I884741.534
51019Cleveland Indians672839.41810.0179223-4411-2517-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium894445.494
61222Milwaukee Brewers682741.39711.5196264-6811-2516-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium883850.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics714625.648--2822057723-1323-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum844737.560
226Chicago White Sox714130.5775.02722581412-2229-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park834637.554
3511Minnesota Twins703634.5149.5242243-117-2219-12L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium844143.488
4613Kansas City Royals703535.50010.52712304110-2025-15W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium844143.488
5917California Angels733340.45214.0235284-4913-2120-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium824240.512
61120Texas Rangers702941.41416.5244289-4510-2219-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium842559.298
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates704426.629--3362419521-1223-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium855233.612
234New York Mets714328.6061.5263263021-1422-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium854045.471
359St. Louis Cardinals723834.5287.0281278320-1818-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II843747.440
4610Chicago Cubs733835.5217.53142476716-2322-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field824735.573
5918Montreal Expos713140.43713.5219282-6314-2417-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park853946.459
61123Philadelphia Phillies712546.35219.5217297-8012-2313-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium853451.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds724428.611--3372647328-1116-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium825131.622
245Houston Astros744430.5951.03482975124-1320-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome794039.506
3712Los Angeles Dodgers723735.5147.02632412219-1718-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium834835.578
4816Atlanta Braves743539.47310.0295326-3119-2415-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium803545.438
51021San Francisco Giants783147.39716.0314349-3518-1813-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park773839.494
61224San Diego Padres722547.34719.0208310-10211-1514-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium813348.407