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Wednesday July 12,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-07-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals11Baltimore Orioles4BoxTed AbernathyGrant JacksonAl Fitzmorris
New York Yankees5California Angels0BoxMel StottlemyreLloyd Allen(none)
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians4BoxWilbur WoodRay Lamb(none)
Texas Rangers1Detroit Tigers3BoxBill SlaybackCasey Cox(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Minnesota Twins7BoxBert BlylevenKen Brett(none)
Boston Red Sox7Oakland Athletics6BoxBill LeeRollie FingersDon Newhauser
Houston Astros10Chicago Cubs6BoxDave RobertsRick ReuschelTom Griffin
Pittsburgh Pirates3Cincinnati Reds6BoxWayne SimpsonLuke WalkerClay Carroll
San Diego Padres6Montreal Expos5BoxMike CorkinsBill StonemanBill Greif
San Francisco Giants0New York Mets4BoxJon MatlackSam McDowell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers9Philadelphia Phillies5BoxTommy JohnBill Champion(none)
Atlanta Braves0St. Louis Cardinals7BoxBob GibsonRon Schueler(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Detroit Tigers774334.558--2722442822-1821-16W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium794336.544
249Baltimore Orioles774136.5322.02532084522-1619-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium773938.506
3714Boston Red Sox733736.5074.0324319516-2221-14W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park824834.585
4815New York Yankees743737.5004.52562371915-2722-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I814239.519
51020Cleveland Indians763244.42110.5212262-5011-2521-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium804040.500
61222Milwaukee Brewers753045.40012.0219302-8314-2916-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium813546.432
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics784830.615--3062367023-1325-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum774532.584
226Chicago White Sox794534.5703.52992851414-2331-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park754233.560
3512Minnesota Twins763937.5138.02722621017-2222-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium783840.487
4613Kansas City Royals784038.5138.03072594815-2225-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium763640.474
5917California Angels803644.45013.0257313-5613-2123-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium753936.520
61121Texas Rangers793346.41815.5274324-5014-2719-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium752154.280
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates774829.623--37026710325-1523-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium784830.615
245New York Mets784533.5773.5277284-721-1424-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium783840.487
358St. Louis Cardinals774136.5327.0303297620-1821-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II793445.430
4711Chicago Cubs814239.5198.03562817519-2523-14L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field744331.581
5918Montreal Expos783444.43614.5248326-7814-2420-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park783642.462
61224Philadelphia Phillies802852.35021.5257341-8412-2316-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium763145.408
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds784731.603--3572867128-1119-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium764828.632
234Houston Astros814734.5801.53863355127-1620-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome723735.514
3610Los Angeles Dodgers804238.5256.03002712924-2018-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium754332.573
4816Atlanta Braves813843.46910.5316364-4820-2517-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium733241.438
51019San Francisco Giants853649.42414.5350371-2123-2013-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park703337.471
61123San Diego Padres803050.37518.0244341-9716-1814-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium732845.384