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Baseball on Sunday, August 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
Baltimore Orioles11Boston Red Sox2BoxJim Palmer (15-4)John Curtis (6-6)BAL  B Powell (14), M Rettenmund (5)  BOS  C Fisk (18)Merv Rettenmund (33.0)
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox10Box G1Wilbur Wood (18-11)Pete Broberg (5-10)NoneLuis Alvarado (12.7)
Texas Rangers1Chicago White Sox7Box G2Tom Bradley (12-9)Casey Cox (2-4)CHA  D Allen (28), E Herrmann (7)Ed Herrmann (15.3)
Detroit Tigers1Cleveland Indians2Box G1Steve Dunning (1-1)Joe Coleman (12-10)CLE  C Chambliss (4), J Moses (3)  DET  J Northrup (6)Jim Northrup (18.2)
Detroit Tigers6Cleveland Indians5Box G2Chuck Seelbach (8-6)Denny Riddleberger (1-3)CLE  E Leon (4)  DET  W Horton (7), M Stanley 2 (11)Mickey Stanley (62.5)
California Angels4Kansas City Royals3Box G1Dave Sells (1-0)Ken Wright (1-2)CAL  K McMullen (7)  KCA  E Kirkpatrick (7)Sandy Alomar (32.1)
California Angels3Kansas City Royals2Box G2Clyde Wright (12-6)Paul Splittorff (9-8)CAL  B Oliver (14)  KCA  J Mayberry (10)John Mayberry (14.3)
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers0Box G1Steve Kline (12-4)Gary Ryerson (2-4)NYA  J Ellis (5)John Ellis (22.0)
New York Yankees6Milwaukee Brewers4Box G2Sparky Lyle (3-3)Ken Sanders (1-8)MIL  T Reynolds (1)  NYA  B Allen (3)Thurman Munson (31.4)
Oakland Athletics6Minnesota Twins3Box G1Darold Knowles (3-1)Wayne Granger (3-3)MIN  S Braun (2), H Killebrew (19)  OAK  S Bando (11)Harmon Killebrew (76.3)
Oakland Athletics1Minnesota Twins5Box G2Dave Goltz (2-0)Dave Hamilton (6-5)NoneRod Carew (19.8)
Atlanta Braves4Cincinnati Reds3BoxPhil Niekro (10-10)Don Gullett (3-6)ATL  H Aaron 2 (22), R Garr (7)Tony Perez (34.6)
San Diego Padres0Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxDon Sutton (13-6)Fred Norman (6-8)NoneBill Buckner (11.7)
Pittsburgh Pirates8Montreal Expos0Box G1Bob Moose (8-6)Mike Torrez (12-7)PIT  W Stargell 2 (25)Willie Stargell (41.0)
Pittsburgh Pirates7Montreal Expos2Box G2Bob Johnson (3-3)Steve Renko (1-8)MON  T McCarver (5)  PIT  R Hebner (12), W Stargell (26)Richie Hebner (28.7)
Chicago Cubs2New York Mets12BoxJerry Koosman (8-7)Burt Hooton (7-9)CHN  R Santo (11)  NYN  C Jones (4), J Milner (9)John Milner (15.3)
Houston Astros7San Francisco Giants3Box G1Larry Dierker (10-6)Jim Barr (4-5)SFN  D Rader (5)Lee May (45.4)
Houston Astros2San Francisco Giants6Box G2Jim Willoughby (1-0)Tom Griffin (3-3)HOU  C Cedeno (16)  SFN  K Henderson (8), D Kingman (23), C Speier (12)Ed Goodson (35.6)
Philadelphia Phillies0St. Louis Cardinals6BoxAl Santorini (6-7)Wayne Twitchell (2-2)NoneLuis Melendez (12.4)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers5745.559--35533129-2328-22W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5447.5352.535328429-2325-24W1Game Log
New York Yankees5248.5204.036931822-3130-17W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox5149.5105.042043919-3032-19L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians4755.46110.030433817-3330-22L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4161.40216.032139817-3324-28L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics6241.602--40230832-2130-20L1Game Log
Chicago White Sox5844.5693.539036816-3042-14W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5247.5258.036034623-2929-18W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals4754.46514.038136218-3129-23L2Game Log
California Angels4756.45615.032339320-3227-24W2Game Log
Texas Rangers4162.39821.032341617-3424-28L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6438.627--47134832-2032-18W3Game Log
New York Mets5545.5508.033935026-2129-24W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5451.51411.543637324-3330-18L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals4951.49014.037939524-2725-24W1Game Log
Montreal Expos4555.45018.031439921-2924-26L3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies3963.38225.032641420-3019-33L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds6139.610--45335436-1425-25L1Game Log
Houston Astros5846.5585.048842931-2127-25L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5348.5258.537234826-2427-24W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves4857.45715.541547823-3324-25W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants4659.43817.543444927-2419-35W1Game Log
San Diego Padres4161.40221.032641624-2317-38L2Game Log

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