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MLB Games on Thursday July 20, 1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Oakland AthleticsAL1Boston Red SoxAL2Box | PBP90Fenway ParkNight2:21Marty PattinKen Holtzman------
Oakland AthleticsAL3Boston Red SoxAL4Box | PBP1133,657Fenway ParkNight2:56Don NewhauserDarold Knowles---Rudi
Baltimore OriolesAL8Kansas City RoyalsAL5Box | PBP1011,075Municipal StadiumNight3:00Eddie WattKen WrightRoric Harrison---
Minnesota TwinsAL1Milwaukee BrewersAL2Box | PBP95,282County StadiumNight2:12Gary RyersonDick Woodson------
Detroit TigersAL5Texas RangersAL1Box | PBP98,436Arlington StadiumNight2:19Bill SlaybackDon Stanhouse------
St. Louis CardinalsNL3Atlanta BravesNL6Box | PBP98,840Atlanta StadiumNight2:25Pat JarvisDon Durham---Simmons, Williams
New York MetsNL2Los Angeles DodgersNL1Box | PBP924,213Dodger StadiumNight2:22Gary GentryAl Downing------
7 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, July 20, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East124Detroit Tigers854936.576-2992603923-1826-18713734.521
AL East236Baltimore Orioles854837.5651.02902266425-1723-20693237.464
AL East359Boston Red Sox824339.5244.5359352717-2526-14734231.575
AL East4815New York Yankees803941.4887.52822612115-2724-14754035.533
AL East51020Cleveland Indians833548.42213.0242288-4614-2921-19733736.507
AL East61222Milwaukee Brewers833449.41014.0246329-8314-2920-20733142.425
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West113Oakland Athletics875433.621-3482628629-1625-17683929.574
AL West248Chicago White Sox864640.5357.5314316-215-2931-11684127.603
AL West3613Minnesota Twins834241.50610.0301296517-2525-16713536.493
AL West4714Kansas City Royals864343.50010.53382993916-2527-18683335.485
AL West5918California Angels873849.43716.0270341-7115-2623-23683731.544
AL West61121Texas Rangers873651.41418.0288347-5914-2722-24671849.269
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Pittsburgh Pirates855431.635-40228811425-1629-15704228.600
NL East235New York Mets844836.5715.5288302-1424-1724-19723537.486
NL East3611St. Louis Cardinals854441.51810.0326338-1222-2022-21713140.437
NL East4712Chicago Cubs884543.51110.53793176219-2526-18674027.597
NL East5917Montreal Expos833746.44616.0265338-7317-2620-20733340.452
NL East61224Philadelphia Phillies853055.35324.0280370-9014-2616-29712942.408
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West122Cincinnati Reds855332.624-3952979833-1220-20694227.609
NL West247Houston Astros894940.5516.04133654828-2021-20643529.547
NL West3510Los Angeles Dodgers864541.5238.53152882724-2021-21694029.580
NL West4816Atlanta Braves894148.46114.0349401-5222-3018-19652936.446
NL West51019San Francisco Giants903951.43316.5377393-1623-2016-31653035.462
NL West61123San Diego Padres853253.37621.0261353-9216-1816-35682642.382
24 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season