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Games on 1972-09-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals0Boston Red Sox1BoxMarty PattinDick Drago(none)
Baltimore Orioles3California Angels2BoxDave McNallyClyde Wright(none)
Cleveland Indians4Minnesota Twins5BoxDave LaRocheSteve Mingori(none)
Chicago White Sox0New York Yankees4BoxMel StottlemyreDave Lemonds(none)
Detroit Tigers1Oakland Athletics4BoxKen HoltzmanJoe ColemanRollie Fingers
Milwaukee Brewers3Texas Rangers0BoxJim ColbornBill Gogolewski(none)
Philadelphia Phillies11Atlanta Braves1BoxKen ReynoldsRon Reed(none)
Philadelphia Phillies5Atlanta Braves11BoxJimmy FreemanBarry Lersch(none)
San Diego Padres3Chicago Cubs14BoxBill HandsBill GreifBill Bonham
New York Mets0Houston Astros8BoxDave RobertsTom Seaver(none)
San Francisco Giants6Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxDock EllisRon BryantDave Giusti
Los Angeles Dodgers1St. Louis Cardinals5BoxRick WiseDon Sutton(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers2St. Louis Cardinals1BoxAl DowningAl Santorini(none)
Montreal Expos0Cincinnati Reds1BoxClay CarrollBill Stoneman(none)

Standings as of 1972-09-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1256857.544--4343458937-2631-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium291217.414
359New York Yankees1266759.5321.54714205124-3743-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I291217.414
2410Detroit Tigers1266759.5321.54434232033-3034-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium301911.633
4611Boston Red Sox1236558.5282.0515524-925-3740-21W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park322012.625
5916Cleveland Indians1255867.46410.0379406-2722-4236-25L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium311417.452
61121Milwaukee Brewers1255075.40018.0391484-9321-3929-36W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium311516.484
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1257451.592--47436810637-2737-24W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum301911.633
225Chicago White Sox1247153.5732.54634342923-3748-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park301614.533
3713Minnesota Twins1226260.50810.5435437-229-3633-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium321517.469
4815Kansas City Royals1246064.48413.54694511823-3837-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium301614.533
51019California Angels1255768.45617.0381456-7523-3834-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium301812.600
61222Texas Rangers1264977.38925.5404511-10721-4328-34L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium28523.179
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
121Pittsburgh Pirates1247846.629--57243014237-2341-23W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium311813.581
258Chicago Cubs1276859.53511.55604778329-3739-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field281711.607
3612New York Mets1226359.51614.0412445-3330-3033-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium342014.588
4714St. Louis Cardinals1256164.48817.5478489-1129-3532-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II311417.452
5817Montreal Expos1215665.46320.5391484-9327-3429-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park351421.400
61224Philadelphia Phillies1254580.36033.5399518-11923-3722-43L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium311417.452
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Cincinnati Reds1247846.629--57642814846-1832-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium301713.567
234Houston Astros1277354.5756.55995069337-2736-27W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome261115.423
347Los Angeles Dodgers1256758.53611.54564243235-3032-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium301812.600
4918Atlanta Braves1285969.46121.0514600-8627-3931-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium261115.423
51020San Francisco Giants1275671.44123.5548547131-3125-40L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park281315.464
61123San Diego Padres1254679.36832.5405562-15726-3220-47L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium281216.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Dennis HigginsP33.028Purchased by Padres from Cardinals. 
Bruce KimmC21.064Traded by White Sox with Bruce Miller to Angels for Eddie Fisher.