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Games on 1972-08-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers4Milwaukee Brewers1BoxMike PaulGary RyersonPete Broberg
Texas Rangers3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJim LonborgPaul Lindblad(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Montreal Expos0BoxJack BillinghamErnie McAnally(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1196455.538--4294022730-2634-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium372215.595
248Baltimore Orioles1186355.5340.54083268232-2431-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium361719.472
3612New York Yankees1166056.5172.54223804224-3736-19L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I391920.487
4713Boston Red Sox1165957.5093.5482507-2525-3734-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park392613.667
5915Cleveland Indians1185761.4836.5368384-1621-3636-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium381523.395
61222Milwaukee Brewers1184672.39017.5366463-9720-3926-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium381919.500
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox1176948.590--4494103921-3248-16W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park371819.486
224Oakland Athletics1186949.5850.545635210437-2732-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum372413.649
3511Minnesota Twins1156055.5228.0413410329-3631-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium391722.436
4814Kansas City Royals1155659.48712.04284131519-3337-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium392019.513
51020California Angels1185266.44117.5359448-8923-3829-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium372314.622
61121Texas Rangers1184870.40721.5381466-8520-3728-33L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium36630.167
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1167343.629--52839813037-2336-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium392316.590
259New York Mets1156154.53011.5385413-2828-2533-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium412219.537
3610Chicago Cubs1206357.52512.05114377429-3734-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field352213.629
4716St. Louis Cardinals1165660.48317.0434461-2729-3527-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II401921.475
5817Montreal Expos1175463.46219.5377465-8825-3229-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park391623.410
61224Philadelphia Phillies1174374.36830.5371478-10721-3122-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium391623.410
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1187444.627--55141413746-1828-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium362115.583
235Houston Astros1206753.5588.05624907237-2730-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome331716.515
347Los Angeles Dodgers1166254.53411.04193912830-2632-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium392316.590
4918Atlanta Braves1225666.45920.0485561-7627-3928-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium321418.438
51019San Francisco Giants1205367.44222.0511510128-2725-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park351619.457
61123San Diego Padres1174572.38528.5379495-11625-2520-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium361323.361