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Baseball on Friday, April 28, 1972

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
California Angels2Baltimore Orioles12BoxJim Palmer (1-2)Nolan Ryan (1-2)NoneAndy Etchebarren (14.8)
Chicago White Sox0Detroit Tigers12BoxTom Timmermann (1-1)Stan Bahnsen (2-2)DET  N Cash (3)Norm Cash (20.5)
Cleveland Indians0Kansas City Royals4BoxPaul Splittorff (2-1)Gaylord Perry (2-2)KCA  J Mayberry (1)Cookie Rojas (18.9)
Oakland Athletics5Milwaukee Brewers1BoxKen Holtzman (2-1)Jim Slaton (1-2)NoneReggie Jackson (13.7)
Minnesota Twins4New York Yankees1BoxBert Blyleven (3-0)Mel Stottlemyre (0-3)MIN  B Darwin (5)Bobby Darwin (34.5)
Boston Red Sox6Texas Rangers9BoxPaul Lindblad (2-1)Bill Lee (0-1)TEX  T Ford (1)Ted Ford (36.7)
Cincinnati Reds8Chicago Cubs10BoxFergie Jenkins (1-2)Jack Billingham (0-3)CHN  J Cardenal (2), J Hickman 2 (2), R Monday (1)  CIN  J Bench (2), D Menke (2)Jim Hickman (55.6)
St. Louis Cardinals7Houston Astros2BoxReggie Cleveland (1-0)Larry Dierker (1-1)NoneJoe Torre (36.5)
New York Mets6Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxJon Matlack (2-0)Bill Singer (2-1)NYN  T Agee (2)Bill Russell (22.0)
Atlanta Braves13Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxPat Jarvis (2-1)Bob Moose (0-2)NoneJim Breazeale (36.4)
Philadelphia Phillies3San Diego Padres0BoxWoodie Fryman (1-0)Clay Kirby (2-1)PHI  T McCarver (2)Tom Hutton (17.2)
Montreal Expos8San Francisco Giants6BoxMike Marshall (2-0)Jerry Johnson (1-1)MON  K Singleton (1)  SFN  K Henderson (1), D Kingman (6)Jim Fairey (39.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers63.667--42184-32-0W3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles65.5451.040291-45-1W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians46.4002.526362-42-2L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox36.3333.030470-43-2L3Game Log
New York Yankees36.3333.025350-43-2L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers26.2503.515261-21-4L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins62.750--45173-23-0W5Game Log
Oakland Athletics63.6670.531252-24-1W1Game Log
Chicago White Sox74.6361.541300-47-0L1Game Log
Texas Rangers65.5451.540481-35-2W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals66.5002.027250-66-0W3Game Log
California Angels47.3643.528542-52-2L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets82.800--40234-14-1W7Game Log
Montreal Expos73.7001.038374-23-1W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies74.6361.541354-23-2W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates56.4553.545512-23-4L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals47.3644.543414-50-2W2Game Log
Chicago Cubs39.2506.047581-82-1W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros93.750--69535-04-3L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers94.6920.558345-14-3L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants58.3854.557694-21-6L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves58.3854.559672-23-6W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds47.3644.556623-41-3L1Game Log
San Diego Padres49.3085.525481-23-7L4Game Log

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