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Games on 1972-09-02

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Kansas City Royals3Boston Red Sox5BoxSonny SiebertMike HedlundBobby Bolin
Baltimore Orioles0California Angels2BoxRudy MayJim Palmer(none)
Cleveland Indians5Minnesota Twins3BoxSteve DunningDick WoodsonEd Farmer
Chicago White Sox1New York Yankees2BoxSteve KlineTom Bradley(none)
Detroit Tigers3Oakland Athletics1BoxFred SchermanDave HamiltonChris Zachary
Milwaukee Brewers6Texas Rangers2BoxBill ParsonsPete Broberg(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Atlanta Braves10BoxPat JarvisDick SelmaCecil Upshaw
Philadelphia Phillies3Atlanta Braves0BoxDave DownsMike McQueen(none)
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs8BoxMilt PappasMike Caldwell(none)
Montreal Expos7Cincinnati Reds2BoxMike TorrezGary NolanMike Marshall
New York Mets11Houston Astros8BoxTug McGrawJim Ray(none)
San Francisco Giants3Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxNelson BrilesSam McDowell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5St. Louis Cardinals1BoxDoug RauDon Durham(none)

Standings as of 1972-09-02

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1266858.540--4343478737-2731-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium281216.429
359New York Yankees1276859.5350.54734215224-3744-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I281117.393
2410Detroit Tigers1276859.5350.54464242234-3034-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium291811.621
4611Boston Red Sox1246658.5321.0520527-725-3741-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park311912.613
5916Cleveland Indians1265967.4689.0384409-2523-4236-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium301317.433
61121Milwaukee Brewers1265175.40517.0397486-8922-3929-36W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium301416.467
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1267452.587--47537110437-2737-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum291910.655
225Chicago White Sox1257154.5682.54644362823-3848-16L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park291613.552
3713Minnesota Twins1236261.50410.5438442-429-3633-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium311516.484
4815Kansas City Royals1256065.48013.54724561623-3937-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium291613.552
51019California Angels1265868.46016.0383456-7323-3835-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium291712.586
61222Texas Rangers1274978.38625.5406517-11121-4328-35L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium27522.185
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1257946.632--57843314537-2342-23W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium301713.567
258Chicago Cubs1286959.53911.55684779129-3740-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field271611.593
3612New York Mets1236459.52014.0423453-3031-3033-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium331914.576
4714St. Louis Cardinals1266165.48418.5479494-1529-3532-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II301416.467
5817Montreal Expos1225765.46720.5398486-8828-3429-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park341321.382
61224Philadelphia Phillies1274681.36234.0409528-11924-3822-43W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium291316.448
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1257847.624--57843514346-1832-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium291712.586
234Houston Astros1287355.5706.56075179037-2736-28L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome251114.440
347Los Angeles Dodgers1266858.54010.54614253636-3032-28W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium291712.586
4918Atlanta Braves1306070.46220.5524610-8627-3932-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium241014.417
51020San Francisco Giants1285672.43823.5551553-231-3225-40L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park271314.481
61123San Diego Padres1264680.36532.5405570-16526-3320-47L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium271215.444


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bob VealeP36.310Purchased by Red Sox from Pirates.