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Saturday July 8,1972This 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 1972-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers2Baltimore Orioles1BoxRich HandPat Dobson(none)
Texas Rangers3Baltimore Orioles1BoxCasey CoxDoyle AlexanderPaul Lindblad
Boston Red Sox3California Angels4BoxSteve BarberBill Lee(none)
Detroit Tigers2Chicago White Sox5BoxStan BahnsenBill SlaybackTerry Forster
Kansas City Royals1Cleveland Indians2BoxMike KilkennyRoger Nelson(none)
New York Yankees1Minnesota Twins0BoxMel StottlemyreWayne GrangerSparky Lyle
Milwaukee Brewers0Oakland Athletics7BoxCatfish HunterGary Ryerson(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates5Atlanta Braves3BoxSteve BlassRon ReedDave Giusti
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds3BoxGary NolanRick ReuschelClay Carroll
San Francisco Giants12Montreal Expos1BoxJuan MarichalErnie McAnallyJerry Johnson
Los Angeles Dodgers1New York Mets4BoxJim McAndrewPete MikkelsenDanny Frisella
San Diego Padres8Philadelphia Phillies5BoxGary RossDick Selma(none)
Houston Astros1St. Louis Cardinals2BoxReggie ClevelandJerry Reuss(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Baltimore Orioles734033.548--2431905322-1618-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium814041.494
248Detroit Tigers723933.5420.52472281921-1718-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium844737.560
3714Boston Red Sox693435.4934.0309308113-2121-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park865135.593
4815New York Yankees703436.4864.5232224812-2622-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I854540.529
51018Cleveland Indians713140.4378.0194238-4411-2520-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium854144.482
61221Milwaukee Brewers712942.40810.0211280-6913-2616-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium853649.424
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics744727.635--2952207523-1324-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum814635.568
226Chicago White Sox744232.5685.02822681412-2230-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park804535.563
3511Minnesota Twins723735.5149.0247246117-2220-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium824042.488
4613Kansas City Royals733637.49310.52782423611-2125-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium814041.494
5917California Angels763442.44714.0247298-5113-2121-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium794138.519
61120Texas Rangers753243.42715.5262305-4313-2419-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium792257.278
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates744727.635--36025210824-1323-14W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium814932.605
234New York Mets744430.5953.0268271-321-1423-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium823943.476
359St. Louis Cardinals744034.5417.0286280620-1820-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II823547.427
4712Chicago Cubs763937.5139.03212556617-2522-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field794633.582
5919Montreal Expos743242.43215.0230307-7714-2418-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park823844.463
61224Philadelphia Phillies752649.34721.5231319-8812-2314-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium813348.407
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds744529.608--3412687328-1117-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium805030.625
245Houston Astros774433.5712.53533094424-1520-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome764036.526
3610Los Angeles Dodgers753936.5206.52812493221-1818-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium804634.575
4816Atlanta Braves783741.47410.0307346-3919-2417-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium763343.434
51022San Francisco Giants813348.40715.5334361-2720-1913-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park743638.486
61123San Diego Padres762848.36818.0225320-9514-1614-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium773047.390


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
John HillerP29.091Signed as Free Agent by Tigers.