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Baseball on Saturday, May 06, 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
Kansas City Royals9Baltimore Orioles1BoxDick Drago (2-1)Mike Cuellar (1-2)BAL  J Oates (1)  KCA  E Kirkpatrick (2)Lou Piniella (21.2)
Minnesota Twins3Boston Red Sox2BoxJim Perry (2-1)Sonny Siebert (2-1)BOS  T Harper (1)Harmon Killebrew (43.1)
Milwaukee Brewers0California Angels2BoxAndy Messersmith (2-3)Jim Lonborg (0-1)CAL  V Pinson (2)Vada Pinson (16.4)
Chicago White Sox0Cleveland Indians12BoxGaylord Perry (4-2)Tom Bradley (2-1)CLE  A Johnson (2)Alex Johnson (14.2)
Texas Rangers1Detroit Tigers4BoxTom Timmermann (2-2)Rich Hand (0-1)TEX  H King (1)Willie Horton (12.0)
New York Yankees1Oakland Athletics4BoxCatfish Hunter (2-1)Mike Kekich (2-1)OAK  R Jackson (2)Reggie Jackson (9.9)
Houston Astros4Chicago Cubs6BoxJuan Pizarro (1-1)Ken Forsch (1-2)CHN  C Fanzone 2 (2), J Hickman (5)Carmen Fanzone (28.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Cincinnati Reds1BoxSteve Blass (2-1)Pedro Borbon (0-1)CIN  J Morgan (2)Gene Alley (21.7)
San Diego Padres6New York Mets2BoxBill Greif (2-3)Tom Seaver (4-1)NYN  E Kranepool (2)  SDN  N Colbert (6)Nate Colbert (38.0)
San Francisco Giants3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxSam McDowell (4-0)Dick Selma (1-2)SFN  C Speier (3)Chris Speier (29.5)
Atlanta Braves2St. Louis Cardinals4BoxRick Wise (2-2)Mike McQueen (0-1)ATL  H Aaron (6)  SLN  J Torre (2)Orlando Cepeda (14.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers96.600--65354-35-3W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians97.5620.553456-43-3W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles97.5620.556451-48-3L1Game Log
New York Yankees510.3334.041530-65-4L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox49.3084.043621-53-4L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers310.2315.019421-42-6L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Minnesota Twins113.786--71308-33-0W4Game Log
Oakland Athletics94.6921.541313-36-1W2Game Log
Chicago White Sox97.5623.050552-77-0L1Game Log
Texas Rangers89.4714.553682-46-5L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals810.4445.049462-86-2W1Game Log
California Angels79.4375.039683-74-2W2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets116.647--62647-34-3L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies127.6321.067558-44-3L1Game Log
Montreal Expos106.6250.553636-54-1W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs811.4214.093741-87-3W1Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates710.4124.074833-34-7W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals711.3894.571715-62-5W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros126.667--96807-25-4L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers127.6320.586515-27-5L2Game Log
San Diego Padres911.4504.052623-26-9W4Game Log
Cincinnati Reds810.4444.086956-62-4L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves812.4005.0801105-63-6L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants714.3336.5891015-32-11W1Game Log

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