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Sunday August 27,1972This 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 1972-08-27

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers3Boston Red Sox10BoxMarty PattinRich Hand(none)
Cleveland Indians0California Angels1BoxNolan RyanPhil Hennigan(none)
Chicago White Sox3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJerry BellTerry Forster(none)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins3BoxFred SchermanWayne Granger(none)
Detroit Tigers1Minnesota Twins0BoxJoe ColemanDave LaRoche(none)
Kansas City Royals6New York Yankees7BoxSparky LyleNorm Angelini(none)
Kansas City Royals8New York Yankees9BoxLindy McDanielBruce Dal Canton(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Oakland Athletics2BoxRollie FingersDave McNallyBob Locker
New York Mets13Atlanta Braves6BoxTom SeaverDenny McLainDanny Frisella
San Francisco Giants3Chicago Cubs9BoxBurt HootonFrank Reberger(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Cincinnati Reds7BoxRoss GrimsleyWayne TwitchellPedro Borbon
Montreal Expos2Houston Astros8BoxLarry DierkerCarl Morton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxPete MikkelsenNelson BrilesJim Brewer
San Diego Padres2St. Louis Cardinals9BoxRick WiseClay Kirby(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-27

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Detroit Tigers1226755.549--4404083233-2634-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium341915.559
248Baltimore Orioles1216556.5371.54193328734-2531-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium331518.455
3511Boston Red Sox1196257.5213.5503516-1325-3737-20W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park362313.639
4612New York Yankees1216358.5213.54464064024-3739-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I341618.471
5916Cleveland Indians1215863.4798.5371393-2222-3836-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium351421.400
61221Milwaukee Brewers1214873.39718.5375469-9420-3928-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium351718.486
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox1207050.583--4554193622-3448-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park341717.500
224Oakland Athletics1217051.5790.54623639937-2733-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum342311.676
3713Minnesota Twins1186058.5089.0419421-229-3631-22L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium361719.472
4815Kansas City Royals1205862.48312.04544371721-3637-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium341816.529
51019California Angels1215467.44616.5368451-8323-3831-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium342113.618
61122Texas Rangers1214873.39722.5390487-9720-4028-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium33627.182
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates1207446.617--54141812337-2337-23L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium352213.629
259Chicago Cubs1236558.52810.55324607229-3736-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field322012.625
3610New York Mets1186256.52511.0405428-2329-2733-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium382117.553
4714St. Louis Cardinals1205961.49215.0466478-1229-3530-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II361620.444
5918Montreal Expos1205565.45819.0388482-9426-3429-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park361521.417
61224Philadelphia Phillies1204476.36730.0378494-11622-3322-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium361521.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1217645.628--56742114646-1830-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium331914.576
235Houston Astros1236954.5618.05795017837-2732-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome301515.500
347Los Angeles Dodgers1206555.54210.54394043533-2732-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium352015.571
4817Atlanta Braves1255867.46420.0500581-8127-3930-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium291217.414
51020San Francisco Giants1235469.43923.0534531329-2925-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park321517.469
61123San Diego Padres1214675.38030.0396527-13126-2820-47L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium321220.375


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Matty AlouOF33.248Traded by Cardinals to Athletics for Steve Easton and Bill Voss. 
Bill VossOF28.301Traded by Athletics with Steve Easton to Cardinals for Matty Alou.