Baseball on Saturday, August 12, 1972

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles3Box G1Roric Harrison (1-4)Marty Pattin (10-11)BAL  M Rettenmund (6)  BOS  R Petrocelli (12)John Kennedy (21.9)
Boston Red Sox5Baltimore Orioles3Box G2Luis Tiant (6-4)Doyle Alexander (5-7)BAL  B Powell (16)  BOS  B Montgomery (2), B Oglivie (7)John Kennedy (9.4)
Minnesota Twins4California Angels1BoxDave Goltz (3-0)Andy Messersmith (2-7)CAL  J Stephenson (2)Rod Carew (15.2)
Cleveland Indians6Detroit Tigers1BoxDick Tidrow (10-10)Mickey Lolich (18-9)CLE  T McCraw (5)Tommy McCraw (13.8)
Milwaukee Brewers6New York Yankees10BoxFritz Peterson (13-11)Jim Lonborg (10-7)NYA  J Callison (5), B Murcer (19)Johnny Callison (53.1)
Chicago White Sox3Oakland Athletics1BoxWilbur Wood (20-11)Rollie Fingers (5-5)CHA  E Spiezio (2)  OAK  B Alyea (1)Ed Spiezio (51.6)
Kansas City Royals0Texas Rangers3BoxMike Paul (5-4)Paul Splittorff (9-9)TEX  F Howard (7)Frank Howard (7.9)
Cincinnati Reds2Atlanta Braves7BoxRon Reed (10-11)Ross Grimsley (10-5)ATL  R Garr (8), E Williams (20)Earl Williams (11.4)
New York Mets2Chicago Cubs1BoxTom Seaver (13-9)Burt Hooton (7-10)NYN  T Agee (8), W Mays (6)Willie Mays (35.5)
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros3BoxDon Wilson (8-8)Jim Barr (4-6)HOU  J Wynn (20)Johnny Edwards (14.2)
Montreal Expos3Philadelphia Phillies2BoxMike Marshall (11-3)Ken Reynolds (0-9)MON  B Bailey (12), H Breeden (1)  PHI  W Montanez (11)Hal Breeden (30.8)
St. Louis Cardinals5Pittsburgh Pirates6BoxBob Moose (9-6)Bob Gibson (12-7)PIT  B Robertson (7)  SLN  T Simmons (11)Vic Davalillo (19.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers5San Diego Padres2BoxTommy John (10-5)Steve Arlin (8-14)LAN  W Crawford (7)Willie Crawford (27.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles5949.546--38029732-2427-25L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers5850.5371.036634930-2628-24L4Game Log
New York Yankees5650.5282.038833722-3134-19W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5452.5094.043945620-3234-20W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5057.4678.532435120-3530-22W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4365.39816.033642918-3425-31L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox6245.579--40237720-3142-14W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6346.5781.041532832-2431-22L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5550.5246.037936124-3131-19W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals5155.48110.539637219-3232-23L1Game Log
California Angels4959.45413.533340420-3229-27L1Game Log
Texas Rangers4365.39819.533443118-3625-29W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6739.632--49136232-2035-19W2Game Log
New York Mets5748.5439.535837028-2429-24W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5753.51812.046039024-3333-20L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5154.48615.540142624-2927-25L3Game Log
Montreal Expos4857.45718.533441824-3124-26W2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4066.37727.033342521-3119-35L2Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds6442.604--47937936-1628-26L3Game Log
Houston Astros6148.5604.551045332-2329-25W3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5650.5288.038936129-2627-24W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves5259.46814.545050723-3428-26W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants4862.43618.046247027-2621-36L3Game Log
San Diego Padres4265.39322.534144725-2517-40L2Game Log

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