TBC Player Tracker:   Daily emails with YOUR custom list of players delivered before your first cup of coffee. Change players whenever you like!
 

Baseball on Thursday, August 17, 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.

Select a date to see its baseball history:      
THIS DATE IN HISTORY
Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
Transactions
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Chicago White Sox6Baltimore Orioles1BoxDave Lemonds (3-4)Pat Dobson (13-12)NoneLuis Alvarado (16.3)
California Angels4Cleveland Indians2BoxAndy Messersmith (3-7)Tom Hilgendorf (2-1)CAL  B Oliver (15), L Stanton 2 (10)Leroy Stanton (24.0)
Minnesota Twins2Detroit Tigers12Box G1Woodie Fryman (7-10)Jim Perry (11-11)DET  D Sims (4)  MIN  H Killebrew (20)Woodie Fryman (27.4)
Minnesota Twins7Detroit Tigers6Box G2Jim Strickland (3-0)Chuck Seelbach (8-7)DET  J Northrup (7)  MIN  J Nettles (2)Bill Freehan (38.3)
Boston Red Sox4Texas Rangers3BoxMarty Pattin (11-11)Mike Paul (5-5)BOS  T Harper (11), R Smith (15)Reggie Smith (67.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers4BoxAl Downing (6-6)Bob Moose (9-7)PIT  M Sanguillen (7)Richie Hebner (15.4)
Houston Astros17Montreal Expos5BoxGeorge Culver (4-2)Balor Moore (4-6)HOU  C Cedeno (17), L May 2 (26), D Rader (18)  MON  R Fairly (10)Lee May (35.6)
Atlanta Braves1New York Mets2BoxTom Seaver (14-9)Ron Reed (10-12)NoneDusty Baker (27.3)
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies9BoxSteve Carlton (20-6)Ross Grimsley (10-6)PHI  D Johnson (7), W Montanez (12)Don Money (22.3)
St. Louis Cardinals2San Diego Padres3BoxClay Kirby (10-13)Rick Wise (11-13)SDN  N Colbert (34)  SLN  R Allen (1)Derrel Thomas (16.7)
Chicago Cubs2San Francisco Giants1BoxMilt Pappas (9-7)Jim Barr (4-7)CHN  J Cardenal (13)  SFN  W McCovey (9)Jose Cardenal (28.8)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles6052.536--39431432-2428-28L3Game Log
Detroit Tigers6053.5310.539537630-2630-27L1Game Log
New York Yankees5853.5231.540635722-3436-19L3Game Log
Boston Red Sox5654.5093.045647622-3434-20W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5260.4648.034236521-3631-24L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4369.38417.035044918-3825-31L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics6646.589--42733334-2432-22W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox6546.5860.541838821-3244-14W3Game Log
Minnesota Twins5851.5326.539938827-3231-19W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals5456.49111.041339319-3335-23W3Game Log
California Angels5161.45515.034541522-3329-28W2Game Log
Texas Rangers4567.40221.035945018-3627-31L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6942.622--50938333-2236-20L1Game Log
New York Mets5950.5419.037038128-2531-25W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5955.51811.548341625-3534-20W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5357.48215.541744726-3227-25L1Game Log
Montreal Expos5060.45518.535144725-3225-28L2Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4269.37827.034944921-3121-38W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds6843.613--51539640-1728-26L1Game Log
Houston Astros6450.5615.554447034-2430-26W2Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5951.5368.540837530-2629-25W1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5363.45717.546053624-3628-28L1Game Log
San Francisco Giants5164.44319.049349628-2723-37L1Game Log
San Diego Padres4467.39624.035846125-2519-42W1Game Log


About Us  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from Retrosheet.org.

Please Support The Baseball Cube.