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Games on 1972-09-23

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers7Boston Red Sox1BoxMickey LolichSonny Siebert(none)
Texas Rangers3Chicago White Sox4BoxRich GossageRich HandTerry Forster
New York Yankees5Cleveland Indians2BoxFritz PetersonSteve Dunning(none)
Baltimore Orioles1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxJim LonborgPat Dobson(none)
California Angels1Minnesota Twins2BoxDick WoodsonClyde WrightWayne Granger
Kansas City Royals1Oakland Athletics2BoxRollie FingersPaul Splittorff(none)
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves1BoxSteve ArlinJimmy Freeman(none)
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros7BoxDon WilsonJim McGlothlin(none)
San Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers7BoxDoug RauRon Bryant(none)
Philadelphia Phillies3New York Mets5BoxJon MatlackJim Nash(none)
Montreal Expos3Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxErnie McAnallyNelson Briles(none)
Chicago Cubs2St. Louis Cardinals0BoxBurt HootonBob Gibson(none)
Chicago Cubs15St. Louis Cardinals1BoxJoe DeckerReggie ClevelandBill Bonham

Standings as of 1972-09-23

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Boston Red Sox1457966.545--6055931230-4149-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1064.600
248Detroit Tigers1478067.544--5104832742-3538-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium963.667
3510Baltimore Orioles1467769.5272.54994049540-3437-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium835.375
4712New York Yankees1467670.5213.55294963330-4446-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I936.333
51019Cleveland Indians1486781.45313.5444491-4725-5042-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium853.625
61121Milwaukee Brewers1476186.41519.0459547-8824-4537-41W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium945.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1458659.593--56942414542-3144-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1073.700
224Chicago White Sox1458263.5664.05335013228-4254-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park954.556
3611Minnesota Twins1447569.52110.5500502-234-4041-29W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1028.200
4814Kansas City Royals1447173.49314.55485163229-4342-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1055.500
5917California Angels1466878.46618.5434519-8527-4441-34L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium972.778
61224Texas Rangers1455293.35934.0446600-15422-5230-41L9T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium927.222
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1469254.630--66449217245-2947-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium945.444
246Chicago Cubs1478166.55111.565954311637-3944-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field844.500
3613New York Mets1457570.51716.5501550-4935-3340-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1183.727
4715St. Louis Cardinals1487078.47323.0549582-3332-4238-36L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II853.625
5918Montreal Expos1436578.45525.5475563-8833-4232-36W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1358.385
61223Philadelphia Phillies1465591.37737.0469600-13128-4227-49L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1046.400
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1458956.614--66552913652-2537-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium963.667
235Houston Astros1438063.5598.06755859040-2940-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1046.400
359Los Angeles Dodgers1467967.54110.55505064441-3438-33W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium963.667
4816Atlanta Braves1446876.47220.5578666-8832-4035-37L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1028.200
51020San Francisco Giants1476384.42927.0621623-234-4129-43L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park862.750
61122San Diego Padres1445589.38233.5460627-16730-3725-52W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium936.333


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Stan WilliamsP36.009Released by Red Sox.