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Friday July 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 1972-07-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers5Baltimore Orioles4BoxJim PantherRoric Harrison(none)
Boston Red Sox5California Angels3BoxLuis TiantSteve Barber(none)
Detroit Tigers6Chicago White Sox4BoxChuck SeelbachTerry ForsterFred Scherman
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians3BoxDick DragoMilt Wilcox(none)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins5BoxWayne GrangerFritz Peterson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers9Oakland Athletics4BoxKen BrettVida BlueKen Sanders
Pittsburgh Pirates10Atlanta Braves2BoxLuke WalkerTom Kelley(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Atlanta Braves3BoxJim HardinBruce Kison(none)
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds1BoxBurt HootonWayne SimpsonJack Aker
San Francisco Giants2Montreal Expos7BoxBill StonemanSam McDowell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers6New York Mets1BoxDon SuttonJon Matlack(none)
San Diego Padres2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxSteve CarltonMike Corkins(none)
San Diego Padres6Philadelphia Phillies1BoxClay KirbyJim Nash(none)
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxBob GibsonDave Roberts(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126Baltimore Orioles714031.563--2411855622-1618-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium834043.482
248Detroit Tigers713932.5491.02452232221-1618-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium854738.553
3614Boston Red Sox683434.5004.5306304213-2021-14W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park875136.586
4816New York Yankees693336.4786.0231224711-2622-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I864640.535
51019Cleveland Indians703040.4299.5192237-4511-2519-15L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium864244.488
61120Milwaukee Brewers702941.41410.5211273-6213-2516-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium863650.419
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics734627.630--2882206823-1323-14L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum824735.573
237Chicago White Sox734132.5625.02772661112-2229-10L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park814635.568
3511Minnesota Twins713734.5218.0247245217-2220-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium834043.482
4713Kansas City Royals723636.5009.52772403711-2025-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium824042.488
5917California Angels753342.44014.0243295-5213-2120-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium804238.525
61221Texas Rangers733043.41116.0257303-4611-2419-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium812457.296
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates734627.630--35524910623-1323-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium825032.610
234New York Mets734330.5893.0264270-621-1422-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium834043.482
359St. Louis Cardinals733934.5347.0284279520-1819-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II833647.434
4712Chicago Cubs753936.5208.03192526717-2422-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field804634.575
5918Montreal Expos733241.43814.0229295-6614-2418-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park833845.458
61224Philadelphia Phillies742648.35120.5226311-8512-2314-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium823349.402
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds734429.603--3382667228-1116-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium815130.630
245Houston Astros764432.5791.53523074524-1420-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome774037.519
3610Los Angeles Dodgers743935.5275.52802453521-1718-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium814635.568
4815Atlanta Braves773740.4819.0304341-3719-2417-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium773344.429
51022San Francisco Giants803248.40015.5322360-3819-1913-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park753738.493
61123San Diego Padres752748.36018.0217315-9813-1614-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium783147.397


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Claudell WashingtonOF17.310Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics.