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Baseball on Wednesday, August 02, 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
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox1Box G1Steve Kline (11-4)John Curtis (6-5)BOS  R Petrocelli (9)  NYA  B Murcer (17)John Ellis (48.0)
New York Yankees4Boston Red Sox7Box G2Gary Peters (2-2)Mike Kekich (10-10)NYA  J Ellis (4)John Ellis (26.7)
California Angels9Chicago White Sox10BoxVicente Romo (3-0)Clyde Wright (11-6)NoneVada Pinson (20.5)
Baltimore Orioles7Cleveland Indians0Box G1Jim Palmer (14-4)Steve Dunning (0-1)BAL  B Grich (8), J Oates (3), B Powell (13)Bobby Grich (22.8)
Baltimore Orioles3Cleveland Indians6Box G2Mike Kilkenny (4-1)Roric Harrison (0-4)BAL  P Blair (5)  CLE  C Chambliss (3), R Foster (1)Roy Foster (27.4)
Milwaukee Brewers13Detroit Tigers1BoxJim Lonborg (10-5)Joe Coleman (12-9)MIL  G Scott (12)Joe Lahoud (22.7)
Kansas City Royals0Oakland Athletics5BoxCatfish Hunter (14-4)Dick Drago (7-13)OAK  J Rudi (12)Joe Rudi (23.3)
Minnesota Twins1Texas Rangers4BoxMike Paul (4-3)Ray Corbin (6-5)TEX  T Ford (9)Ted Ford (14.3)
San Diego Padres5Atlanta Braves0BoxFred Norman (6-7)Phil Niekro (9-10)SDN  G Jestadt (3)Garry Jestadt (23.1)
Cincinnati Reds1Houston Astros10BoxDon Wilson (7-7)Gary Nolan (13-3)CIN  D Menke (5)  HOU  C Cedeno (15), L May (22)Cesar Cedeno (26.3)
San Francisco Giants11Los Angeles Dodgers12BoxPete Mikkelsen (3-4)Jim Barr (4-4)LAN  W Davis (10), W Parker (4), B Russell (4)  SFN  B Bonds (18), E Goodson (5)Willie Davis (66.7)
Chicago Cubs5Montreal Expos4BoxMilt Pappas (7-7)Mike Torrez (12-6)MON  R Fairly (9)Ken Singleton (20.5)
Philadelphia Phillies5New York Mets3BoxMac Scarce (1-1)Tom Seaver (12-9)NYN  E Kranepool (5)  PHI  D Johnson (5), W Montanez (10)Tom Hutton (50.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates5St. Louis Cardinals10BoxBob Gibson (12-6)Dock Ellis (9-5)SLN  B Carbo (3)Bernie Carbo (29.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers5542.567--34131427-2128-21L2Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5344.5462.033627028-2025-24L1Game Log
New York Yankees4946.5165.034929919-2930-17L1Game Log
Boston Red Sox4848.5006.540342319-3029-18W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4453.45411.028932417-3327-20W1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers3958.40216.030337716-3323-25W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics6138.616--39129131-1830-20W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox5443.5576.036135116-3038-13W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins4846.51110.533433422-2926-17L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals4651.47414.036934818-3128-20L2Game Log
California Angels4454.44916.530737717-3027-24L2Game Log
Texas Rangers4058.40820.530738216-3124-27W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6037.619--44633928-1932-18L2Game Log
New York Mets5343.5526.531834026-2127-22L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs5248.5209.542635122-3030-18W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4848.50011.536938024-2724-21W2Game Log
Montreal Expos4351.45715.530437221-2922-22L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3662.36724.530940417-2919-33W2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds5838.604--43734136-1422-24L1Game Log
Houston Astros5545.5505.046941628-2027-25W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5047.5158.536234626-2424-23W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4753.47013.039745622-3024-24L3Game Log
San Francisco Giants4555.45015.042142727-2318-32L1Game Log
San Diego Padres3959.39820.031840422-2117-38W3Game Log

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