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Games on 1972-08-25

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers0Boston Red Sox4BoxLuis TiantDon Stanhouse(none)
Cleveland Indians2California Angels1BoxDick TidrowClyde Wright(none)
Kansas City Royals1New York Yankees4BoxSparky LyleAl Fitzmorris(none)
Kansas City Royals5New York Yankees1BoxMike JacksonMike KekichTed Abernathy
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics3BoxMike CuellarCatfish HunterEddie Watt
New York Mets1Atlanta Braves2BoxGeorge StoneJim McAndrewCecil Upshaw
San Francisco Giants11Chicago Cubs2BoxJim WilloughbyRick Reuschel(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds6BoxDon GullettKen Reynolds(none)
Montreal Expos4Houston Astros3BoxMike MarshallJim Ray(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDave GiustiPete Richert(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxClaude OsteenBruce Kison(none)
San Diego Padres4St. Louis Cardinals7BoxReggie ClevelandMike CaldwellDiego Segui
San Diego Padres8St. Louis Cardinals7BoxGary RossRay Bare(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-25

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Baltimore Orioles1196455.538--4133298433-2431-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium351619.457
246Detroit Tigers1196455.538--4294022730-2634-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium372215.595
3612New York Yankees1186157.5172.54273864124-3737-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I371819.486
4713Boston Red Sox1176057.5133.0486507-2125-3735-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park382513.658
5814Cleveland Indians1195861.4876.0370385-1522-3636-25W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium371423.378
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 Athletics1196950.5801.045935710237-2732-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum362412.667
3510Minnesota Twins1156055.5228.0413410329-3631-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium391722.436
4915Kansas City Royals1175760.48712.04344181620-3437-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium371918.514
51020California Angels1195267.43718.0360450-9023-3829-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium362313.639
61121Texas Rangers1194871.40322.0381470-8920-3828-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium35629.171
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates1187444.627--53440413037-2337-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium372215.595
259New York Mets1166155.52612.0386415-2928-2633-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium402218.550
3611Chicago Cubs1216358.52112.55134486529-3734-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field342212.647
4716St. Louis Cardinals1185761.48317.0448473-2529-3528-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II381820.474
5817Montreal Expos1185563.46619.0381468-8726-3229-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park381523.395
61224Philadelphia Phillies1184375.36431.0372484-11221-3222-43L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium381622.421
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1197544.630--55741514246-1829-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium352015.571
235Houston Astros1216754.5549.05654947137-2730-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome321715.531
348Los Angeles Dodgers1186355.53411.54253972831-2732-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium372215.595
4918Atlanta Braves1235766.46320.0487562-7527-3929-28W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium311318.419
51019San Francisco Giants1215467.44622.05225121029-2725-40W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park341519.441
61123San Diego Padres1194673.38729.0391509-11826-2620-47W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium341222.353


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob Burda1B-OF34.040Released by Red Sox.