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Monday August 7,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians6Boston Red Sox2BoxPhil HenniganLynn McGlothen(none)
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals4BoxDick DragoCatfish Hunter(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Milwaukee Brewers2BoxMike CuellarJim LonborgGrant Jackson
Texas Rangers0Minnesota Twins5BoxJim PerryMike Paul(none)
Atlanta Braves1Cincinnati Reds9BoxJim McGlothlinRon Reed(none)
New York Mets2St. Louis Cardinals3BoxDiego SeguiTug McGraw(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers1025745.559--3553312429-2328-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium542925.537
248Baltimore Orioles1025547.5392.03582867230-2325-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium522527.481
3611New York Yankees1005248.5204.03693185122-3130-17W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I552728.491
4713Boston Red Sox1015150.5055.5422445-2319-3032-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park543420.630
5916Cleveland Indians1034855.4669.5310340-3018-3330-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium532429.453
61122Milwaukee Brewers1034162.39816.5323403-8017-3324-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium532429.453
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1046242.596--4043129232-2230-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum513120.608
224Chicago White Sox1025844.5693.03903682216-3042-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park522923.558
359Minnesota Twins1005347.5307.03653461923-2930-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium542430.444
4815Kansas City Royals1024854.47113.03853642118-3130-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium522824.538
51017California Angels1034756.45614.5323393-7020-3227-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium522824.538
61223Texas Rangers1044163.39421.0323421-9817-3524-28L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium501337.260
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1026438.627--47134812332-2032-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium533221.604
247New York Mets1015546.5458.5341353-1226-2229-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium552827.509
3612Chicago Cubs1055451.51411.54363736324-3330-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field503119.620
4714St. Louis Cardinals1015051.49513.5382397-1524-2726-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II552530.455
5919Montreal Expos1004555.45018.0314399-8521-2924-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park562531.446
61224Philadelphia Phillies1023963.38225.0326414-8820-3019-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium542034.370
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1016239.614--46235510736-1426-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium533320.623
236Houston Astros1045846.5585.54884295931-2127-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome492623.531
3510Los Angeles Dodgers1015348.5259.03723482426-2427-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium543222.593
4818Atlanta Braves1064858.45316.5416487-7123-3424-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium482226.458
51020San Francisco Giants1054659.43818.0434449-1527-2419-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park502327.460
61121San Diego Padres1024161.40221.5326416-9024-2317-38L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium511734.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Donn Clendenon1B37.023Released by Cardinals. 
Ron PerranoskiP36.128Signed as Free Agent by Dodgers.