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Sunday July 9,1972This 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 1972-07-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Baltimore Orioles2BoxJim ShellenbackEddie Watt(none)
Boston Red Sox0California Angels3BoxNolan RyanSonny Siebert(none)
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox5BoxVicente RomoJoe Niekro(none)
Detroit Tigers4Chicago White Sox2BoxMickey LolichTom Bradley(none)
Kansas City Royals6Cleveland Indians4BoxPaul SplittorffDenny RiddlebergerTom Burgmeier
Kansas City Royals8Cleveland Indians5BoxMike HedlundEd FarmerTom Burgmeier
New York Yankees9Minnesota Twins6BoxSteve KlineRay CorbinSparky Lyle
Milwaukee Brewers1Oakland Athletics3BoxBlue Moon OdomJim LonborgRollie Fingers
Pittsburgh Pirates7Atlanta Braves4BoxNelson BrilesDenny McLain(none)
Chicago Cubs5Cincinnati Reds0BoxFergie JenkinsDon Gullett(none)
Chicago Cubs10Cincinnati Reds5BoxMilt PappasRoss Grimsley(none)
San Francisco Giants5Montreal Expos1BoxSteve StoneCarl MortonRandy Moffitt
Los Angeles Dodgers2New York Mets0BoxClaude OsteenTom Seaver(none)
San Diego Padres5Philadelphia Phillies4BoxBill GreifBucky BrandonFred Norman
Houston Astros12St. Louis Cardinals6BoxJim RayRick Wise(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Baltimore Orioles744034.541--2451935222-1618-18L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium804040.500
247Detroit Tigers744034.541--2552352022-1818-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium824636.561
3714New York Yankees713536.4933.52412301113-2622-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I844440.524
4815Boston Red Sox703436.4864.0309311-213-2221-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park855134.600
51120Cleveland Indians733142.4258.5203252-4911-2520-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium834142.494
61222Milwaukee Brewers722943.40310.0212283-7113-2716-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium843648.429
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Oakland Athletics754827.640--2982217723-1325-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum804535.563
226Chicago White Sox764333.5665.52892761312-2231-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park784434.564
3512Minnesota Twins733736.50710.0253255-217-2220-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium814041.494
4613Kansas City Royals753837.50710.02922514113-2125-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium793841.481
5917California Angels773542.45514.0250298-4813-2122-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium784038.513
61018Texas Rangers763343.43415.5265307-4214-2419-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium782157.269
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Pittsburgh Pirates754827.640--36725611125-1323-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium804832.600
234New York Mets754431.5874.0268273-521-1423-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium813942.481
359St. Louis Cardinals754035.5338.0292292020-1820-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II813546.432
4711Chicago Cubs784137.5268.53362607619-2522-12W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field774433.571
5919Montreal Expos753243.42716.0231312-8114-2418-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park813843.469
61224Philadelphia Phillies762650.34222.5235324-8912-2314-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium803347.413
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds764531.592--3462836328-1117-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium785028.641
245Houston Astros784533.5771.03653155025-1520-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome753936.520
3610Los Angeles Dodgers764036.5265.02832493422-1818-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium794534.570
4816Atlanta Braves793742.4689.5311353-4219-2417-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium753342.440
51021San Francisco Giants823448.41514.0339362-2321-1913-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park733538.479
61123San Diego Padres772948.37716.5230324-9415-1614-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium762947.382


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ed Spiezio3B30.251Traded by Padres to White Sox for Don Eddy and Cash.