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Tuesday September 5,1972This date in baseball
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Games on 1972-09-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees7Baltimore Orioles6BoxLindy McDanielDave McNallySparky Lyle
Minnesota Twins2Chicago White Sox5BoxKen FrailingDave GoltzTerry Forster
Cleveland Indians2Detroit Tigers4BoxJoe ColemanRay Lamb(none)
Boston Red Sox5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxGary PetersSkip Lockwood(none)
Kansas City Royals7Texas Rangers2BoxPaul SplittorffRich Hand(none)
Atlanta Braves5Houston Astros3BoxPat JarvisDave RobertsCecil Upshaw
Cincinnati Reds4Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxDon SuttonRoss Grimsley(none)
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets0BoxRick ReuschelTom Seaver(none)
San Francisco Giants4San Diego Padres3BoxJerry JohnsonAl Severinsen(none)
Montreal Expos3St. Louis Cardinals5BoxRick WiseBill Stoneman(none)

Standings as of 1972-09-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Detroit Tigers1307060.538--4534302334-3136-29W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium261610.615
249Boston Red Sox1276859.5350.5529536-727-3841-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park281711.607
3510New York Yankees1317061.5340.54884385026-3844-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I24915.375
4611Baltimore Orioles1306961.5311.04463638337-2832-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium241113.458
51017Cleveland Indians1296069.4659.5391416-2524-4436-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium271215.444
61121Milwaukee Brewers1305278.40018.0407499-9222-4030-38L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium261313.500
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 Sox1297356.5663.04754443124-3849-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park251411.560
3713Minnesota Twins1276463.50411.0447452-531-3733-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium271314.481
4814Kansas City Royals1276265.48813.04834612225-3937-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium271413.519
5918California Angels1296069.46516.0391467-7624-3936-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium261511.577
61222Texas Rangers1305080.38526.5415529-11421-4329-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium24420.167
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1288246.641--59543516037-2345-23W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium271413.519
258Chicago Cubs1327161.53813.05754878831-3840-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field23149.609
3612New York Mets1276661.52015.5432461-2932-3034-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium291712.586
4715St. Louis Cardinals1306367.48520.0495511-1629-3534-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II261214.462
5919Montreal Expos1265868.46023.0412503-9129-3729-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park301218.400
61224Philadelphia Phillies1304783.36236.0418543-12525-4022-43L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium261214.462
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1298049.620--59945714247-2033-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium251510.600
235Houston Astros1317358.5578.06165308637-2736-31L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome221111.500
346Los Angeles Dodgers1307159.5469.54864454137-3034-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium251411.560
4816Atlanta Braves1336271.46620.0535626-9129-3932-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium21813.381
51020San Francisco Giants1315774.43524.0556559-332-3425-40W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park241212.500
61123San Diego Padres1294881.37232.0412574-16227-3321-48L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium241014.417


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Frank LaCorteP20.328Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves.