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MLB Games on Friday August 18,1972

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VisTeamLgvScoreHomeTeamLghScoreBoxscoreInnAttendanceBallparkTODGameTimeWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave PitcherHome Runs
Minnesota TwinsAL3Baltimore OriolesAL1Box | PBP912,592Memorial StadiumNight2:22Dick WoodsonDave McNally------
Boston Red SoxAL1Chicago White SoxAL8Box | PBP942,001Comiskey ParkNight2:49Stan BahnsenSonny SiebertTerry ForsterAllen, Johnstone
Oakland AthleticsAL8Cleveland IndiansAL0Box | PBP918,252Cleveland Municipal StadiumNight2:28Blue Moon OdomGaylord Perry---Bando, Campaneris, Hegan
California AngelsAL0Detroit TigersAL2Box | PBP924,010Tiger StadiumNight2:27Mickey LolichNolan Ryan------
Milwaukee BrewersAL7Kansas City RoyalsAL2Box | PBP924,762Municipal StadiumNight2:50Jim LonborgPaul SplittorffFrank Linzy---
New York YankeesAL2Texas RangersAL11Box | PBP916,200Arlington StadiumNight2:38Dick BosmanMel StottlemyreBill GogolewskiBillings
Chicago CubsNL5Los Angeles DodgersNL0Box | PBP920,824Dodger StadiumNight2:13Fergie JenkinsBill Singer------
Atlanta BravesNL3Montreal ExposNL4Box | PBP1113,472Jarry ParkNight3:09Mike MarshallPat Jarvis---Singleton
Cincinnati RedsNL8New York MetsNL2Box | PBP947,957Shea StadiumNight2:40Tom HallJerry KoosmanPedro BorbonMays
Houston AstrosNL4Philadelphia PhilliesNL3Box | PBP911,707Veterans StadiumNight2:31Dave RobertsBucky BrandonFred GladdingBateman, Bowa, Johnson
Pittsburgh PiratesNL4San Diego PadresNL2Box | PBP930,610San Diego StadiumNight2:01Steve BlassBill Greif------
St. Louis CardinalsNL3San Francisco GiantsNL1Box | PBP96,292Candlestick ParkNight2:27Don DurhamJim WilloughbyDiego SeguiDurham
12 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 Friday, August 18, 1972

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AL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL East148Detroit Tigers1146153.535-3973762130-2631-27422517.595
AL East2510Baltimore Orioles1136053.5310.53953177832-2428-29412021.488
AL East3612New York Yankees1125854.5182.04083684022-3536-19432122.488
AL East4713Boston Red Sox1115655.5053.5457484-2722-3534-20442915.659
AL East5916Cleveland Indians1135261.4608.5342373-3121-3631-25432023.465
AL East61223Milwaukee Brewers1134469.38916.5357451-9419-3825-31432122.488
AL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
AL West113Oakland Athletics1136746.593-43533310235-2432-22422616.619
AL West224Chicago White Sox1126646.5890.54263893721-3245-14422121.500
AL West336Minnesota Twins1105951.5366.54023891328-3231-19441826.409
AL West4814Kansas City Royals1115457.48612.04154001519-3335-24432221.512
AL West51019California Angels1135162.45116.0345417-7222-3429-28422418.571
AL West61121Texas Rangers1134667.40721.0370452-8218-3628-3141833.195
NL East
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL East111Pittsburgh Pirates1127042.625-51338512834-2236-20432617.605
NL East247New York Mets1105951.53610.0372389-1728-2531-26462422.522
NL East3611Chicago Cubs1156055.52211.54884167226-3534-20402515.625
NL East4715St. Louis Cardinals1115457.48615.5420448-2827-3227-25452124.467
NL East5817Montreal Expos1115160.45918.5355450-9525-3226-28451926.422
NL East61224Philadelphia Phillies1124270.37528.0352453-10121-3121-39441727.386
NL West
LeagueDivRankLgRankMLBRankTeam NameGPWLWPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayrosGrosWrosLrosPct
NL West122Cincinnati Reds1126943.616-52339812541-1728-26422616.619
NL West235Houston Astros1156550.5655.55484737535-2430-26381919.500
NL West359Los Angeles Dodgers1115952.5329.54083802830-2629-26442618.591
NL West4918Atlanta Braves1175364.45318.5463540-7724-3728-28371720.459
NL West51020San Francisco Giants1165165.44020.0494499-528-2723-38391821.462
NL West61122San Diego Padres1124468.39325.0360465-10525-2519-43411427.341
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