Baseball on Saturday, August 05, 1972


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THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Baltimore Orioles3Boston Red Sox6BoxLuis Tiant (5-4)Dave McNally (10-10)BOS  R Petrocelli (10)Rico Petrocelli (49.3)
Texas Rangers11Chicago White Sox5BoxRich Hand (9-7)Dave Lemonds (1-4)CHA  E Herrmann (6)Ted Ford (24.0)
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians3BoxFred Scherman (4-1)Gaylord Perry (18-9)DET  G Brown (8), N Cash (21), D Sims (3)Norm Cash (37.4)
California Angels1Kansas City Royals2BoxMike Hedlund (3-5)Eddie Fisher (4-5)NoneGail Hopkins (45.6)
New York Yankees0Milwaukee Brewers4BoxBill Parsons (9-9)Mel Stottlemyre (11-12)NoneBill Parsons (15.9)
Oakland Athletics0Minnesota Twins4BoxDick Woodson (9-9)Vida Blue (4-6)NoneSteve Braun (18.9)
Atlanta Braves2Cincinnati Reds4BoxPedro Borbon (4-2)Ron Schueler (4-6)ATL  L Blanks (1)  CIN  J Bench (25)Pete Rose (24.7)
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxClaude Osteen (12-8)Clay Kirby (8-12)NoneClaude Osteen (12.4)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos4BoxNelson Briles (10-5)Bill Stoneman (9-8)PIT  R Hebner (11), A Oliver (9), W Stargell (23)Willie Stargell (55.1)
Chicago Cubs3New York Mets2BoxSteve Hamilton (1-0)Danny Frisella (4-6)NoneJim Hickman (56.2)
Houston Astros4San Francisco Giants3BoxJim Ray (10-4)Don Carrithers (3-7)SFN  B Bonds (19), D Kingman (22), W McCovey (7)Bob Watson (57.7)
Philadelphia Phillies5St. Louis Cardinals0BoxSteve Carlton (17-6)Reggie Cleveland (12-7)PHI  G Luzinski (11), B Robinson (3)Bill Robinson (20.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers5644.560--34832428-2228-22W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5347.5303.034228228-2325-24L4Game Log
Boston Red Sox5148.5154.541842819-3032-18W4Game Log
New York Yankees5048.5105.036031420-3130-17L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4654.46010.029733117-3329-21L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4159.41015.031738917-3324-26W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics6140.604--39530031-2030-20L2Game Log
Chicago White Sox5644.5604.537336616-3040-14L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins5146.5268.035233923-2928-17W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals4752.47513.037635518-3129-21W1Game Log
California Angels4556.44616.031638818-3227-24L1Game Log
Texas Rangers4160.40620.032139917-3224-28W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6238.620--45634630-2032-18W1Game Log
New York Mets5445.5457.532734826-2128-24L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5450.51910.043436124-3230-18W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4851.48513.537339524-2724-24L3Game Log
Montreal Expos4553.45916.031238421-2924-24L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3962.38623.532640820-2919-33W5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds6138.616--45035036-1425-24W3Game Log
Houston Astros5745.5595.547942030-2027-25W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5248.5209.536634826-2426-24W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves4757.45216.541147522-3324-25L7Game Log
San Francisco Giants4558.43718.042544027-2418-34L4Game Log
San Diego Padres4160.40621.032641024-2217-38L1Game Log


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