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Monday September 4,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-09-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Baltimore Orioles4BoxRoric HarrisonSparky Lyle(none)
New York Yankees5Baltimore Orioles2BoxRob GardnerPat DobsonSparky Lyle
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox1BoxBert BlylevenStan Bahnsen(none)
Minnesota Twins4Chicago White Sox0BoxRay CorbinDave Lemonds(none)
Cleveland Indians1Detroit Tigers2BoxWoodie FrymanGaylord Perry(none)
Boston Red Sox2Milwaukee Brewers0BoxLuis TiantJim Lonborg(none)
Boston Red Sox2Milwaukee Brewers6BoxKen BrettLynn McGlothenFrank Linzy
California Angels5Oakland Athletics10BoxBlue Moon OdomClyde Wright(none)
California Angels2Oakland Athletics1BoxNolan RyanJoe Horlen(none)
Kansas City Royals4Texas Rangers3BoxRoger NelsonDon StanhouseTed Abernathy
Atlanta Braves6Houston Astros5BoxRon SchuelerJim RayCecil Upshaw
Cincinnati Reds5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJim BrewerEd Sprague(none)
Cincinnati Reds8Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxDon GullettClaude OsteenPedro Borbon
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets0BoxFergie JenkinsJon Matlack(none)
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets7BoxGary GentryJuan PizarroTug McGraw
Philadelphia Phillies0Pittsburgh Pirates10BoxSteve BlassWayne Twitchell(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBruce KisonJim Nash(none)
San Francisco Giants0San Diego Padres1BoxMike CorkinsJim WilloughbyGary Ross
Montreal Expos1St. Louis Cardinals0BoxCarl MortonBob Gibson(none)
Montreal Expos7St. Louis Cardinals8BoxJim BibbyErnie McAnallyDiego Segui

Standings as of 1972-09-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Baltimore Orioles1296960.535--4403568437-2832-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium251114.440
247Detroit Tigers1296960.535--4494282134-3135-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium271710.630
3510Boston Red Sox1266759.5320.5524533-926-3841-21L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park291811.621
4611New York Yankees1306961.5310.54814324925-3844-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I251015.400
5916Cleveland Indians1286068.4698.5389412-2324-4336-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium281216.429
61121Milwaukee Brewers1295277.40317.0404494-9022-4030-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium271314.481
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1297653.589--48937911037-2739-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum26179.654
224Chicago White Sox1287256.5633.54704422824-3848-18L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park261511.577
3713Minnesota Twins1266462.50810.5445447-231-3633-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium281315.464
4814Kansas City Royals1266165.48413.54764591724-3937-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium281513.536
51017California Angels1296069.46516.0391467-7624-3936-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium261511.577
61222Texas Rangers1295079.38826.0413522-10921-4329-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium25421.160
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1288246.641--59543516037-2345-23W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium271413.519
259Chicago Cubs1317061.53413.55724878530-3840-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field24159.625
3612New York Mets1266660.52415.0432458-2632-3034-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium301713.567
4715St. Louis Cardinals1296267.48120.5490508-1829-3533-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II271314.481
5818Montreal Expos1255867.46422.5409498-8929-3629-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park311219.387
61224Philadelphia Phillies1304783.36236.0418543-12525-4022-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium261214.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1288048.625--59544814747-1933-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium261511.577
235Houston Astros1307357.5628.06135258837-2736-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome231112.478
346Los Angeles Dodgers1297059.54310.54774413637-3033-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium261511.577
4919Atlanta Braves1326171.46221.0530623-9328-3932-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium22913.409
51020San Francisco Giants1305674.43125.0552556-431-3425-40L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park251312.520
61123San Diego Padres1284880.37532.0409570-16127-3321-47W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium251015.400