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Baseball on Wednesday, August 16, 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
Oakland Athletics4Baltimore Orioles3BoxBob Locker (5-1)Doyle Alexander (5-8)OAK  B Campaneris (7), M Epstein (20), A Mangual (3)Mike Epstein (32.6)
Milwaukee Brewers6Chicago White Sox8BoxWilbur Wood (21-11)Gary Ryerson (3-5)CHA  L Alvarado (2)Luis Alvarado (21.8)
California Angels2Cleveland Indians1BoxClyde Wright (14-6)Dick Tidrow (10-11)NoneJohn Stephenson (14.6)
New York Yankees2Kansas City Royals3BoxRoger Nelson (6-4)Fritz Peterson (13-12)NYA  B Murcer (20)Steve Hovley (21.7)
Boston Red Sox8Texas Rangers9BoxCasey Cox (3-4)Ken Tatum (0-2)BOS  R Smith (14), C Yastrzemski (3)  TEX  T Grieve (2)Reggie Smith (67.1)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxBob Miller (5-1)Don Sutton (13-7)PIT  W Stargell (28)Willie Stargell (62.5)
Houston Astros5Montreal Expos0BoxDon Wilson (9-8)Mike Torrez (13-8)NoneBob Watson (23.8)
Atlanta Braves3New York Mets1BoxPhil Niekro (11-10)Jon Matlack (10-7)ATL  H Aaron (25)Dusty Baker (18.5)
Cincinnati Reds8Philadelphia Phillies2BoxJim McGlothlin (6-5)Ken Reynolds (0-10)CIN  T Perez (17)Denis Menke (23.8)
St. Louis Cardinals6San Diego Padres4BoxBob Gibson (13-7)Steve Arlin (8-15)SDN  N Colbert (33), D Thomas (4)  SLN  L Melendez (5)Luis Melendez (23.0)
Chicago Cubs9San Francisco Giants14BoxDon Carrithers (4-8)Rick Reuschel (5-5)CHN  J Cardenal (12)  SFN  K Henderson (13)Ken Henderson (31.2)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles6051.541--39330832-2428-27L2Game Log
Detroit Tigers5952.5321.037736730-2629-26L2Game Log
New York Yankees5853.5232.040635722-3436-19L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox5554.5054.045247321-3434-20L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5259.4688.034036121-3631-23L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4369.38417.535044918-3825-31L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics6646.589--42733334-2432-22W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox6446.5821.041238720-3244-14W2Game Log
Minnesota Twins5750.5336.539037026-3131-19W3Game Log
Kansas City Royals5456.49111.041339319-3335-23W3Game Log
California Angels5061.45015.534141321-3329-28W1Game Log
Texas Rangers4566.40520.535644618-3627-30W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6941.627--50737933-2136-20W1Game Log
New York Mets5850.53710.036838028-2530-25L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5855.51312.548141524-3534-20L2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5356.48615.541544426-3127-25W1Game Log
Montreal Expos5059.45918.534643025-3225-27L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4169.37328.034044521-3120-38L3Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds6842.618--51138740-1628-26W4Game Log
Houston Astros6350.5586.552746533-2430-26W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5851.5329.540437330-2628-25L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5362.46117.545953424-3528-28W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5163.44719.049249428-2723-36W2Game Log
San Diego Padres4367.39125.035545925-2518-42L1Game Log

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