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Monday July 31,1972This 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 1972-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles2BoxFritz PetersonPat DobsonSparky Lyle
New York Yankees2Baltimore Orioles1BoxRob GardnerDoyle AlexanderSparky Lyle
Kansas City Royals1California Angels0BoxRoger NelsonNolan Ryan(none)
Milwaukee Brewers2Cleveland Indians3BoxMike KilkennyBill Parsons(none)
Milwaukee Brewers0Cleveland Indians1BoxDick TidrowGary Ryerson(none)
Boston Red Sox2Detroit Tigers5BoxMickey LolichMarty Pattin(none)
Chicago White Sox8Minnesota Twins1BoxStan BahnsenBert Blyleven(none)
Texas Rangers0Oakland Athletics2BoxVida BlueRich Hand(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Atlanta Braves4BoxDenny McLainClaude OsteenJim Hardin
St. Louis Cardinals0Chicago Cubs4BoxFergie JenkinsReggie Cleveland(none)
San Francisco Giants7Cincinnati Reds2BoxDon CarrithersJack Billingham(none)
San Diego Padres2Houston Astros3BoxLarry DierkerSteve Arlin(none)
Montreal Expos2New York Mets4BoxDanny FrisellaSteve Renko(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Philadelphia Phillies0BoxBob MooseKen Reynolds(none)

Standings as of 1972-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers955540.579--3402924827-2128-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium613130.508
236Baltimore Orioles945242.5532.53262626427-1825-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium602832.467
3511New York Yankees924745.5116.53302874317-2830-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I633231.508
4713Boston Red Sox934746.5057.0391404-1319-3028-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park623824.613
51020Cleveland Indians944252.44712.5281314-3317-3325-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium623032.484
61222Milwaukee Brewers953758.38918.0281376-9514-3323-25L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium612833.459
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics975938.608--3822919131-1828-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum583424.586
247Chicago White Sox965343.5525.5351342916-3037-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park583424.586
3612Minnesota Twins924745.5119.5330330021-2826-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium623032.484
4816Kansas City Royals954649.48412.03693393018-2928-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium593029.508
5918California Angels974453.45415.0298367-6917-2927-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium583127.534
61121Texas Rangers963957.40619.5303378-7516-3123-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium581543.259
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates956035.632--43732211528-1732-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium603624.600
235New York Mets935241.5597.0311329-1826-2126-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium633132.492
359Chicago Cubs985147.52010.54193447521-2930-18W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field573423.596
4714St. Louis Cardinals944648.48913.5352371-1924-2722-21L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II622933.468
5917Montreal Expos924250.45716.5297365-6821-2921-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park642836.438
61224Philadelphia Phillies953461.35826.0298397-9915-2819-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium612536.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds945737.606--43333010335-1322-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium603822.633
248Houston Astros985444.5515.04584124628-2026-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome553025.545
3610Los Angeles Dodgers954946.5168.53473311626-2423-22L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium603624.600
4815Atlanta Braves974750.48511.5390431-4122-3024-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium572334.404
51019San Francisco Giants984454.44915.0406412-626-2218-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park572532.439
61123San Diego Padres953659.37921.5293397-10419-2117-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium582236.379


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Max LeonP22.177Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Braves. 
Ron PerranoskiP36.121Released by Tigers.