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Games on 1972-08-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox6Boston Red Sox4BoxRich GossageSonny SiebertTerry Forster
Baltimore Orioles2Minnesota Twins0BoxJim PalmerDick Woodson(none)
Cleveland Indians4Oakland Athletics5BoxDarold KnowlesSteve DunningRollie Fingers
New York Mets2Cincinnati Reds5BoxGary NolanBrent StromTom Hall
San Diego Padres3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob MooseMike CaldwellRamon Hernandez
San Francisco Giants2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxDon DurhamJuan Marichal(none)

Standings as of 1972-08-28

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 Orioles1226656.5411.04213328935-2531-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium321418.438
3511New York Yankees1216358.5213.54464064024-3739-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I341618.471
4612Boston Red Sox1206258.5174.0507522-1525-3737-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park352312.657
5916Cleveland Indians1225864.4759.0375398-2322-3936-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium341420.412
61221Milwaukee Brewers1214873.39718.5375469-9420-3928-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium351718.486
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Chicago White Sox1217150.587--4614233823-3448-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park331617.485
224Oakland Athletics1227151.5820.546736710037-2734-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum332211.667
3713Minnesota Twins1196059.50410.0419423-429-3631-23L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium351718.486
4815Kansas City Royals1205862.48312.54544371721-3637-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium341816.529
51019California Angels1215467.44617.0368451-8323-3831-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium342113.618
61122Texas Rangers1214873.39723.0390487-9720-4028-33L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium33627.182
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Pittsburgh Pirates1217546.620--54642112537-2338-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium342113.618
259Chicago Cubs1236558.52811.05324607229-3736-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field322012.625
3610New York Mets1196257.52112.0407433-2629-2833-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium372116.568
4714St. Louis Cardinals1216061.49615.0470480-1029-3531-26W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II351520.429
5918Montreal Expos1205565.45819.5388482-9426-3429-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park361521.417
61224Philadelphia Phillies1204476.36730.5378494-11622-3322-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium361521.417
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Cincinnati Reds1227745.631--57242314946-1831-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium321814.563
235Houston Astros1236954.5618.55795017837-2732-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome301515.500
347Los Angeles Dodgers1206555.54211.04394043533-2732-28W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium352015.571
4817Atlanta Braves1255867.46420.5500581-8127-3930-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium291217.414
51020San Francisco Giants1245470.43524.0536535129-3025-40L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park311516.484
61123San Diego Padres1224676.37731.0399532-13326-2920-47L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium311219.387