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Games on 1972-10-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics2California Angels1BoxBlue Moon OdomNolan RyanRollie Fingers
Boston Red Sox4Detroit Tigers1BoxMarty PattinJoe Coleman(none)
Texas Rangers0Kansas City Royals4BoxRoger NelsonDon Stanhouse(none)
Chicago White Sox2Minnesota Twins14BoxBert BlylevenRich GossageDave Goltz
Milwaukee Brewers1New York Yankees0BoxJim LonborgLarry Gowell(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers4Atlanta Braves1BoxClaude OsteenLarry Jaster(none)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs1BoxBarry LerschBill Bonham(none)
Houston Astros2Cincinnati Reds4BoxJim McGlothlinMike CosgroveClay Carroll
New York Mets3Montreal Expos1BoxJon MatlackBalor MooreTug McGraw
St. Louis Cardinals4Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxBob GibsonNelson Briles(none)
San Diego Padres4San Francisco Giants6BoxRon BryantFred NormanElias Sosa

Standings as of 1972-10-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers1568670.551--5585144442-3644-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium000
247Boston Red Sox1558570.5480.56406202033-4452-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park000
3511Baltimore Orioles1548074.5195.05194308942-3538-39W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium000
4612New York Yankees1557976.5106.55575273033-4546-31L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I000
51017Cleveland Indians1567284.46214.0472519-4729-5043-34L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Gabe PaulCleveland Municipal Stadium000
61121Milwaukee Brewers1566591.41721.0493595-10228-4937-42W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank LaneCounty Stadium000
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1559362.600--60445714745-3348-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum000
224Chicago White Sox1548767.5655.55665382832-4455-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park000
3713Minnesota Twins1547777.50015.5537535235-4542-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium000
4814Kansas City Royals1547678.49416.55805453532-4544-33W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisMunicipal Stadium000
5915California Angels1557580.48418.0454533-7931-4444-36L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium000
61224Texas Rangers15454100.35138.5461628-16723-5431-46L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1559659.619--69151217947-3049-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium000
259Chicago Cubs1568571.54511.568556711839-4046-31L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field-10-1
3610New York Mets1568373.53213.5528578-5042-3641-37W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium000
4716St. Louis Cardinals1567581.48121.5568600-3235-4440-37W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II000
5919Montreal Expos1546985.44826.5509605-9634-4235-43L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park211.500
61223Philadelphia Phillies1565997.37837.5503635-13231-4628-51W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium000
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1972 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Cincinnati Reds1539459.614--70655714953-2541-34W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1101.000
236Houston Astros1518368.55010.06976207742-3241-36L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome211.500
348Los Angeles Dodgers1558570.54810.05845275744-3641-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium000
4818Atlanta Braves1527082.46123.5609715-10634-4335-40L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium202.000
51020San Francisco Giants1556986.44526.06626491335-4334-43W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park000
61122San Diego Padres1535895.37936.0488665-17732-4126-54L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium000