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Wednesday August 2,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-08-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox1BoxSteve KlineJohn Curtis(none)
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox7BoxGary PetersMike KekichLuis Tiant
California Angels9Chicago White Sox10BoxVicente RomoClyde WrightTerry Forster
Baltimore Orioles7Cleveland Indians0BoxJim PalmerSteve Dunning(none)
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians6BoxMike KilkennyRoric Harrison(none)
Milwaukee Brewers13Detroit Tigers1BoxJim LonborgJoe ColemanKen Sanders
Kansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics5BoxCatfish HunterDick Drago(none)
Minnesota Twins1Texas Rangers4BoxMike PaulRay CorbinHoracio Pina
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves0BoxFred NormanPhil Niekro(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros10BoxDon WilsonGary Nolan(none)
San Francisco Giants11Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxPete MikkelsenJim Barr(none)
Chicago Cubs5Montreal Expos4BoxMilt PappasMike TorrezTom Phoebus
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets3BoxMac ScarceTom SeaverDick Selma
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals10BoxBob GibsonDock Ellis(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Detroit Tigers975542.567--3413142727-2128-21L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium593128.525
248Baltimore Orioles975344.5462.03362706628-2025-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium572730.474
3510New York Yankees954946.5165.03492995019-2930-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I603030.500
4714Boston Red Sox964848.5006.5403423-2019-3029-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park593722.627
5918Cleveland Indians974453.45411.0289324-3517-3327-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium592831.475
61222Milwaukee Brewers973958.40216.0303377-7416-3323-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium592633.441
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Oakland Athletics996138.616--39129110031-1830-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum563224.571
235Chicago White Sox975443.5576.03613511016-3038-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park573324.579
3612Minnesota Twins944846.51110.5334334022-2926-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium602931.483
4815Kansas City Royals974651.47414.03693482118-3128-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium573027.526
51020California Angels984454.44916.5307377-7017-3027-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium573126.544
61121Texas Rangers984058.40820.5307382-7516-3124-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium561442.250
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates976037.619--44633910728-1932-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium583622.621
236New York Mets965343.5526.5318340-2226-2127-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium603030.500
359Chicago Cubs1005248.5209.54263517522-3030-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field553322.600
4713St. Louis Cardinals964848.50011.5369380-1124-2724-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II602733.450
5917Montreal Expos944351.45715.5304372-6821-2922-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park622735.435
61224Philadelphia Phillies983662.36724.5309404-9517-2919-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium582335.397
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Cincinnati Reds965838.604--4373419636-1422-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium583721.638
247Houston Astros1005545.5505.04694165328-2027-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome532924.547
3611Los Angeles Dodgers975047.5158.53623461626-2424-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium583523.603
4816Atlanta Braves1004753.47013.0397456-5922-3024-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lum HarrisEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium542331.426
51019San Francisco Giants1004555.45015.0421427-627-2318-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park552431.436
61123San Diego Padres983959.39820.0318404-8622-2117-38W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium551936.345


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Woodie FrymanP32.109Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Phillies.