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Baseball on Wednesday, August 23, 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
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles7BoxJim Palmer (17-6)Rudy May (5-10)BAL  P Blair (6)Paul Blair (19.3)
New York Yankees2Chicago White Sox5BoxWilbur Wood (22-11)Mel Stottlemyre (12-15)CHA  D Allen (32)Dick Allen (17.3)
Minnesota Twins1Cleveland Indians5BoxSteve Dunning (3-1)Dick Woodson (11-11)MIN  R Reese (5)Buddy Bell (29.0)
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers7BoxJoe Coleman (13-11)Ken Holtzman (14-11)DET  B Freehan (8)Bill Freehan (12.2)
Boston Red Sox0Kansas City Royals3BoxRoger Nelson (7-4)Sonny Siebert (10-10)KCA  E Kirkpatrick (8)Ed Kirkpatrick (24.1)
St. Louis Cardinals0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxBill Singer (5-12)Don Durham (1-6)NoneWillie Davis (16.8)
Cincinnati Reds0Montreal Expos11BoxBalor Moore (5-6)Wayne Simpson (7-5)MON  K Singleton (9), R Woods 2 (6)Ron Woods (20.4)
Houston Astros7New York Mets4BoxLarry Dierker (12-7)Jerry Koosman (8-10)NYN  E Kranepool (7)Doug Rader (39.3)
Atlanta Braves9Philadelphia Phillies6BoxJim Hardin (3-0)Wayne Twitchell (3-5)ATL  D Baker (10)  PHI  D Money (13)Darrell Evans (23.9)
Chicago Cubs7San Diego Padres5BoxMilt Pappas (10-7)Bill Greif (5-14)SDN  G Jestadt (6), D Roberts (5)Billy Williams (33.2)
Pittsburgh Pirates0San Francisco Giants8BoxJim Barr (5-7)Bob Moose (9-8)SFN  W McCovey (10)Willie McCovey (23.1)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers6455.538--42940230-2634-29W1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles6355.5340.540832632-2431-31W1Game Log
New York Yankees6056.5172.542238024-3736-19L2Game Log
Boston Red Sox5957.5093.548250725-3734-20L1Game Log
Cleveland Indians5761.4836.536838421-3636-25W5Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4571.38817.536145620-3925-32L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox6948.590--44941021-3248-16W2Game Log
Oakland Athletics6949.5850.545635237-2732-22L1Game Log
Minnesota Twins6055.5228.041341029-3631-19L3Game Log
Kansas City Royals5659.48712.042841319-3337-26W1Game Log
California Angels5266.44117.535944823-3829-28L1Game Log
Texas Rangers4769.40521.537446119-3628-33W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7343.629--52839837-2336-20L1Game Log
New York Mets6154.53011.538541328-2533-29L1Game Log
Chicago Cubs6357.52512.051143729-3734-20W2Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5660.48317.043446129-3527-25L2Game Log
Montreal Expos5462.46619.037745925-3229-30W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4374.36830.537147821-3122-43L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds7344.624--54541445-1828-26L1Game Log
Houston Astros6753.5587.556249037-2730-26W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6254.53410.541939130-2632-28W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5666.45919.548556127-3928-28W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants5367.44221.551151028-2725-40W1Game Log
San Diego Padres4572.38528.037949525-2520-47L2Game Log

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