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Tuesday August 1,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees10Boston Red Sox4BoxMel StottlemyreSonny SiebertFred Beene
Baltimore Orioles0Cleveland Indians2BoxGaylord PerryDave McNally(none)
Milwaukee Brewers9Detroit Tigers0BoxSkip LockwoodBill Slayback(none)
Kansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics4BoxKen HoltzmanPaul Splittorff(none)
Minnesota Twins3Texas Rangers0BoxDick WoodsonPete Broberg(none)
San Diego Padres9Atlanta Braves0BoxClay KirbyRon Schueler(none)
San Diego Padres11Atlanta Braves7BoxEd AcostaTom KelleyAl Severinsen
Cincinnati Reds3Houston Astros1BoxWayne SimpsonGeorge Culver(none)
San Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxJerry JohnsonJim Brewer(none)
Chicago Cubs2Montreal Expos3BoxMike MarshallJack Aker(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2New York Mets3BoxRay SadeckiBucky Brandon(none)
Philadelphia Phillies4New York Mets1BoxSteve CarltonJerry Koosman(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4St. Louis Cardinals7BoxAl SantoriniNelson BrilesDiego Segui

Standings as of 1972-08-01

TopRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers965541.573--3403013927-2128-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium603129.517
247Baltimore Orioles955243.5472.53262646227-1925-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium592831.475
359New York Yankees934845.5165.53402914918-2830-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I623131.500
4713Boston Red Sox944747.5007.0395414-1919-3028-17L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park613823.623
51020Cleveland Indians954352.45311.5283314-3117-3326-19W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium612932.475
61222Milwaukee Brewers963858.39617.0290376-8615-3323-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium602733.450
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics986038.612--3862919531-1829-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum573324.579
236Chicago White Sox965343.5526.0351342916-3037-13W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park583424.586
3610Minnesota Twins934845.5169.5333330322-2826-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium612932.475
4815Kansas City Royals964650.47913.03693432618-3028-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium583028.517
5919California Angels974453.45415.5298367-6917-2927-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium583127.534
61121Texas Rangers973958.40220.5303381-7816-3123-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium571542.263
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates966036.625--44132911228-1832-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium593623.610
235New York Mets955342.5586.5315335-2026-2127-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium613031.492
3511Chicago Cubs995148.51510.54213477421-3030-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field563422.607
4714St. Louis Cardinals954748.49512.5359375-1624-2723-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II612833.459
5917Montreal Expos934350.46215.5300367-6721-2922-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park632736.429
61224Philadelphia Phillies973562.36125.5304401-9716-2919-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium592435.407
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds955837.611--43633110536-1322-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium593722.627
248Houston Astros995445.5456.04594154428-2026-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome543024.556
3612Los Angeles Dodgers964947.5109.53503351526-2423-23L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium593623.610
4816Atlanta Braves994752.47513.0397451-5422-3024-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium552332.418
51018San Francisco Giants994554.45515.0410415-527-2218-32W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park562432.429
61123San Diego Padres973859.39221.0313404-9121-2117-38W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium562036.357

Transactions

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Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Tony CloningerP31.353Signed as Free Agent by Braves. 
Fred KuhauluaP19.159Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels.