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Baseball on Sunday, August 20, 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
Minnesota Twins4Baltimore Orioles1BoxRay Corbin (7-6)Mike Cuellar (12-10)BAL  T Crowley (8)  MIN  B Darwin (16)Bobby Darwin (19.6)
Boston Red Sox7Chicago White Sox9Box G1Terry Forster (4-3)Marty Pattin (11-12)CHA  L Alvarado (3), P Kelly (3)Rico Petrocelli (71.0)
Boston Red Sox5Chicago White Sox4Box G2John Curtis (8-6)Eddie Fisher (4-6)CHA  D Allen (30)Walt Williams (21.6)
Oakland Athletics1Cleveland Indians3BoxDick Tidrow (11-11)Ken Holtzman (14-10)NoneFrank Duffy (14.4)
California Angels9Detroit Tigers11BoxJim Foor (1-0)Steve Barber (4-3)CAL  V Pinson (6)  DET  B Freehan (7), A Rodriguez (8)Aurelio Rodriguez (52.1)
Milwaukee Brewers2Kansas City Royals1BoxJim Colborn (5-4)Bruce Dal Canton (6-5)NoneSyd O'Brien (14.3)
New York Yankees2Texas Rangers0BoxSparky Lyle (5-3)Horacio Pina (2-5)NoneBobby Murcer (12.3)
Chicago Cubs5Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxRick Reuschel (6-5)Claude Osteen (13-9)CHN  J Hickman (13)Willie Crawford (23.3)
Atlanta Braves0Montreal Expos1BoxBill Stoneman (10-9)Ron Schueler (4-8)NoneTim Foli (16.2)
Cincinnati Reds8New York Mets1BoxDon Gullett (5-7)Jim McAndrew (9-4)NoneJoe Morgan (19.6)
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDon Wilson (10-8)Ken Reynolds (0-11)HOU  C Cedeno (18)  PHI  G Luzinski (12)Jesus Alou (22.9)
Pittsburgh Pirates9San Diego Padres3Box G1Dock Ellis (11-6)Mike Corkins (3-7)SDN  C Gaston (6), F Kendall (6)Willie Stargell (30.8)
Pittsburgh Pirates5San Diego Padres2Box G2Bruce Kison (6-4)Fred Norman (6-9)PIT  R Hebner (16), B Robertson (8)Bob Robertson (22.6)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants5BoxRon Bryant (10-5)Reggie Cleveland (12-10)SFN  B Bonds (21), D Kingman (24)Dave Kingman (14.3)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers6353.543--41838630-2633-27W3Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6154.5301.539832232-2429-30L1Game Log
New York Yankees6054.5262.041637024-3536-19W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox5856.5094.047249724-3634-20W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5461.4708.535037821-3633-25W2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4570.39117.536045420-3925-31W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox6748.583--43940421-3246-16L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6748.583--44034135-2632-22L2Game Log
Minnesota Twins6052.5365.540739229-3331-19W1Game Log
Kansas City Royals5558.48711.041840319-3336-25L1Game Log
California Angels5164.44316.035543822-3629-28L3Game Log
Texas Rangers4669.40021.037246018-3628-33L2Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7242.632--52739036-2236-20W3Game Log
New York Mets5953.52712.037340228-2531-28L3Game Log
Chicago Cubs6156.52112.549542327-3634-20W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5558.48716.543045728-3327-25L1Game Log
Montreal Expos5360.46918.536245025-3228-28W3Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4371.37729.035745621-3122-40L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds7143.623--53639943-1728-26W3Game Log
Houston Astros6651.5646.555147836-2530-26W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6053.53110.541538730-2630-27L1Game Log
Atlanta Braves5366.44520.546354724-3928-28L4Game Log
San Francisco Giants5266.44121.050350928-2724-39W1Game Log
San Diego Padres4470.38627.036547925-2519-45L3Game Log


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