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Baseball on Wednesday, May 31, 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
Chicago White Sox3California Angels4BoxLloyd Allen (1-2)Steve Kealey (2-2)CHA  R Morales (2)Leroy Stanton (68.1)
Detroit Tigers5Cleveland Indians4BoxFred Scherman (1-0)Steve Mingori (0-2)DET  N Cash (9), M Stanley (3)Mickey Stanley (59.3)
New York Yankees5Milwaukee Brewers4BoxMel Stottlemyre (5-5)Ken Brett (2-5)NYA  R White (3)John Ellis (19.5)
Kansas City Royals2Minnesota Twins3BoxBert Blyleven (7-3)Jim Rooker (2-2)MIN  E Soderholm (3)Eric Soderholm (50.9)
Oakland Athletics5Texas Rangers1BoxCatfish Hunter (5-2)Dick Bosman (3-5)OAK  R Jackson (10)Joe Lovitto (31.2)
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves5BoxRon Reed (3-6)Fred Norman (4-4)ATL  H Aaron (9)  SDN  L Stahl (2)Marty Perez (18.8)
St. Louis Cardinals1Chicago Cubs0BoxBob Gibson (2-5)Fergie Jenkins (5-5)NoneTed Simmons (11.4)
Cincinnati Reds12Houston Astros4BoxGary Nolan (7-1)Dave Roberts (3-3)CIN  J Bench (9), G Foster (1)  HOU  D Rader (6)George Foster (44.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Montreal Expos3BoxErnie McAnally (1-5)Nelson Briles (3-2)MON  R Fairly (4)  PIT  W Stargell (10)Willie Stargell (17.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Francisco Giants4BoxJim Brewer (4-2)Don McMahon (0-2)LAN  B Valentine (2)Manny Mota (42.7)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers2116.568--14010511-710-9W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles2016.5560.51221036-1114-5L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians1817.5142.097969-119-6L7Game Log
New York Yankees1720.4594.01111165-1212-8W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox1519.4414.51301537-128-7W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers1222.3537.5831207-125-10L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics2512.676--15112110-715-5W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins2312.6571.014610011-912-3W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox2216.5793.51361316-1416-2L3Game Log
California Angels1823.4399.01251664-1214-11W3Game Log
Texas Rangers1724.41510.01291616-1311-11L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals1324.35112.01211193-1610-8L5Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
New York Mets2911.725--15913214-715-4W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates2415.6154.51911459-715-8L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs2018.5268.01611208-1212-6L1Game Log
Montreal Expos1822.45011.01261697-1611-6W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies1624.40013.01231529-127-12L4Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals1625.39013.51471786-1310-12W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Los Angeles Dodgers2616.619--17011316-710-9W5Game Log
Houston Astros2417.5851.519517314-610-11L5Game Log
Cincinnati Reds2318.5612.519117415-88-10W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves1822.4507.01591979-129-10W3Game Log
San Diego Padres1626.38110.01151487-99-17L2Game Log
San Francisco Giants1531.32613.018321911-114-20L4Game Log

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