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Games on 1972-10-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2California Angels3BoxClyde WrightRollie Fingers(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians6BoxEd FarmerEddie Watt(none)
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians3BoxRoric HarrisonRay LambGrant Jackson
Boston Red Sox1Detroit Tigers3BoxWoodie FrymanLuis TiantChuck Seelbach
Texas Rangers3Kansas City Royals0BoxMike PaulSteve BusbyBill Gogolewski
Chicago White Sox5Minnesota Twins4BoxSteve KealeyWayne Granger(none)
Milwaukee Brewers3New York Yankees2BoxSkip LockwoodMel StottlemyreChuck Taylor
Los Angeles Dodgers6Atlanta Braves5BoxDon SuttonPhil Niekro(none)
Philadelphia Phillies11Chicago Cubs1BoxSteve CarltonDan McGinn(none)
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds6BoxGary NolanKen ForschRoss Grimsley
New York Mets5Montreal Expos2BoxTom SeaverSteve Renko(none)
New York Mets4Montreal Expos3BoxDanny FrisellaTom WalkerTug McGraw
St. Louis Cardinals2Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob MooseAl SantoriniRamon Hernandez
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants7BoxSteve StoneMike Caldwell(none)

Standings as of 1972-10-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers1558669.555--5575104742-3644-33W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium101.000
248Boston Red Sox1548470.5451.56366191732-4452-26L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1101.000
3511Baltimore Orioles1548074.5195.55194308942-3538-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium000
4612New York Yankees1547975.5136.55575263133-4546-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I101.000
51018Cleveland Indians1567284.46214.5472519-4729-5043-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium000
61121Milwaukee Brewers1556491.41322.0492595-10327-4937-42W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium1101.000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1549262.597--60245614644-3348-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1101.000
224Chicago White Sox1538766.5694.55645244032-4355-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park101.000
3713Minnesota Twins1537677.49715.5523533-1035-4541-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1101.000
4814Kansas City Royals1537578.49016.55765453132-4543-33L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium1101.000
5915California Angels1547579.48717.0453531-7831-4444-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium101.000
61224Texas Rangers1535499.35337.5461624-16323-5331-46W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium101.000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1549658.623--68850818047-3049-28W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium101.000
247Chicago Cubs1558570.54811.568456511939-4046-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field000
3610New York Mets1558273.52914.5525577-5241-3641-37W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1101.000
4716St. Louis Cardinals1557481.47722.5564597-3334-4440-37L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1101.000
5919Montreal Expos1536984.45126.5508602-9434-4235-42L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park312.333
61223Philadelphia Phillies1555897.37438.5501634-13330-4628-51W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1101.000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1529359.612--70255514753-2540-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium2201.000
236Houston Astros1508367.5539.06956167942-3141-36L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome312.333
359Los Angeles Dodgers1548470.54510.05805265443-3641-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1101.000
4817Atlanta Braves1517081.46422.5608711-10334-4335-39L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium303.000
51020San Francisco Giants1546886.44226.06566451135-4333-43W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1101.000
61122San Diego Padres1525894.38235.0484659-17532-4026-54L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium101.000