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MLB Games on Thursday August 17, 1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Chicago White SoxAL6Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP9655Memorial StadiumDay2:28Dave LemondsPat DobsonCy Acosta---
California AngelsAL4Cleveland IndiansAL2Box | PBP916,634Cleveland Municipal StadiumNight2:06Andy MessersmithTom Hilgendorf---Oliver, Stanton (2)
Minnesota TwinsAL2Detroit TigersAL12Box | PBP90Tiger StadiumNight2:29Woodie FrymanJim Perry---Killebrew, Sims
Minnesota TwinsAL7Detroit TigersAL6Box | PBP1020,533Tiger StadiumNight3:16Jim StricklandChuck Seelbach---Nettles, Northrup
Boston Red SoxAL4Texas RangersAL3Box | PBP95,754Arlington StadiumNight2:29Marty PattinMike PaulBill LeeHarper, Smith
Pittsburgh PiratesNL2Los Angeles DodgersNL4Box | PBP929,777Dodger StadiumNight2:22Al DowningBob MoosePete RichertSanguillen
Houston AstrosNL17Montreal ExposNL5Box | PBP911,145Jarry ParkNight2:45George CulverBalor Moore---Cedeno, Fairly, May (2), Rader
Atlanta BravesNL1New York MetsNL2Box | PBP930,519Shea StadiumDay2:05Tom SeaverRon ReedTug McGraw---
Cincinnati RedsNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL9Box | PBP942,635Veterans StadiumNight2:04Steve CarltonRoss Grimsley---Johnson, Montanez
St. Louis CardinalsNL2San Diego PadresNL3Box | PBP94,990San Diego StadiumNight2:15Clay KirbyRick WiseMike CorkinsAllen, Colbert
Chicago CubsNL2San Francisco GiantsNL1Box | PBP95,527Candlestick ParkDay2:16Milt PappasJim BarrJack AkerCardenal, McCovey
11 record(s)
Glossary:
visTeam Visiting Team Lg League vScore Visiting team runs scored homeTeam Home Team hScore Home team runs scored Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season TOD Time of Day (Day or Night) GameTime Time of play for the game Winning Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when winning team went ahead for good Losing Pitcher The Pitcher in the game when losing team was losing for the rest of the game Save Pitcher The final pitcher for the winning team in a close game

Standings on Thursday, August 17, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East138Baltimore Orioles1126052.536-3943148032-2428-28422022.476
AL East2510Detroit Tigers1136053.5310.53953761930-2630-27432617.605
AL East3611New York Yankees1115853.5231.54063574922-3436-19442123.477
AL East4713Boston Red Sox1105654.5093.0456476-2022-3434-20452916.644
AL East5916Cleveland Indians1125260.4648.0342365-2321-3631-24442024.455
AL East61223Milwaukee Brewers1124369.38417.0350449-9918-3825-31442222.500
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West113Oakland Athletics1126646.589-4273339434-2432-22432716.628
AL West224Chicago White Sox1116546.5860.54183883021-3244-14432221.512
AL West349Minnesota Twins1095851.5326.53993881127-3231-19451926.422
AL West4814Kansas City Royals1105456.49111.04133932019-3335-23442222.500
AL West51018California Angels1125161.45515.0345415-7022-3329-28432419.558
AL West61121Texas Rangers1124567.40221.0359450-9118-3627-3142933.214
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Pittsburgh Pirates1116942.622-50938312633-2236-20442717.614
NL East246New York Mets1095950.5419.0370381-1128-2531-25472423.511
NL East3612Chicago Cubs1145955.51811.54834166725-3534-20412615.634
NL East4715St. Louis Cardinals1105357.48215.5417447-3026-3227-25462224.478
NL East5919Montreal Expos1105060.45518.5351447-9625-3225-28462026.435
NL East61224Philadelphia Phillies1114269.37827.0349449-10021-3121-38451728.378
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West122Cincinnati Reds1116843.613-51539611940-1728-26432716.628
NL West235Houston Astros1146450.5615.55444707434-2430-26392019.513
NL West357Los Angeles Dodgers1105951.5368.54083753330-2629-25452619.578
NL West4817Atlanta Braves1165363.45717.5460536-7624-3628-28381721.447
NL West51020San Francisco Giants1155164.44319.0493496-328-2723-37401822.450
NL West61122San Diego Padres1114467.39624.0358461-10325-2519-42421428.333
24 record(s)
Glossary:
League Abbreviation or name of league divRank Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. GP Games Played. Usually refers to a team W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Home Home Team rosG Rest-of-Season Games rosW Rest-of-Season Wins rosL Rest-of-Season Losses rosPct Winning Percentage for Rest of season