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Saturday August 12,1972This 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 1972-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3BoxRoric HarrisonMarty Pattin(none)
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles3BoxLuis TiantDoyle Alexander(none)
Minnesota Twins4California Angels1BoxDave GoltzAndy Messersmith(none)
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers1BoxDick TidrowMickey Lolich(none)
Milwaukee Brewers6New York Yankees10BoxFritz PetersonJim LonborgSparky Lyle
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics1BoxWilbur WoodRollie Fingers(none)
Kansas City Royals0Texas Rangers3BoxMike PaulPaul Splittorff(none)
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves7BoxRon ReedRoss Grimsley(none)
New York Mets2Chicago Cubs1BoxTom SeaverBurt HootonTug McGraw
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros3BoxDon WilsonJim Barr(none)
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMike MarshallKen Reynolds(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob MooseBob GibsonDave Giusti
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Diego Padres2BoxTommy JohnSteve ArlinPete Mikkelsen

Standings as of 1972-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1085949.546--3802978332-2427-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium462125.457
248Detroit Tigers1085850.5371.03663491730-2628-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium482820.583
3510New York Yankees1065650.5282.03883375122-3134-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I492326.469
4713Boston Red Sox1065452.5094.0439456-1720-3234-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park493118.633
5917Cleveland Indians1075057.4678.5324351-2720-3530-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium492227.449
61221Milwaukee Brewers1084365.39816.0336429-9318-3425-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium482226.458
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox1076245.579--4023772520-3142-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park472522.532
224Oakland Athletics1096346.578--4153288732-2431-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum463016.652
3611Minnesota Twins1055550.5246.03793611824-3131-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium492227.449
4815Kansas City Royals1065155.48110.53963722419-3232-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium482523.521
51019California Angels1084959.45413.5333404-7120-3229-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium472621.553
61122Texas Rangers1084365.39819.5334431-9718-3625-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium461135.239
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1066739.632--49136212932-2035-19W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium492920.592
247New York Mets1055748.5439.5358370-1228-2429-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium512625.510
3612Chicago Cubs1105753.51812.04603907024-3333-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field452817.622
4714St. Louis Cardinals1055154.48615.5401426-2524-2927-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II512427.471
5918Montreal Expos1054857.45718.5334418-8424-3124-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park512229.431
61224Philadelphia Phillies1064066.37727.0333425-9221-3119-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium501931.380
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1066442.604--47937910036-1628-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium483117.646
235Houston Astros1096148.5604.55104535732-2329-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome442321.523
359Los Angeles Dodgers1065650.5288.03893612829-2627-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium492920.592
4816Atlanta Braves1115259.46814.5450507-5723-3428-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium431825.419
51020San Francisco Giants1104862.43618.0462470-827-2621-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park452124.467
61123San Diego Padres1074265.39322.5341447-10625-2517-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium461630.348