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Baseball on Saturday, August 26, 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
Texas Rangers6Boston Red Sox7BoxDon Newhauser (4-2)Casey Cox (3-5)BOS  A Kosco (7)  TEX  D Billings (5)John Kennedy (19.6)
Cleveland Indians1California Angels7BoxAndy Messersmith (4-8)Gaylord Perry (19-13)CAL  B Oliver (16)Chris Coletta (15.1)
Chicago White Sox3Milwaukee Brewers1Box G1Terry Forster (5-3)Ken Sanders (1-9)NoneJoe Lahoud (60.0)
Chicago White Sox0Milwaukee Brewers4Box G2Jim Colborn (6-4)Stan Bahnsen (16-14)NoneGeorge Scott (21.6)
Detroit Tigers5Minnesota Twins3BoxBill Slayback (5-5)Jim Strickland (3-1)DET  A Rodriguez (9)  MIN  G Borgmann (3), B Darwin (18)Aurelio Rodriguez (48.9)
Kansas City Royals6New York Yankees3BoxDick Drago (10-14)Rob Gardner (4-2)KCA  J Mayberry (14)  NYA  B Allen (5), J Callison (6)John Mayberry (32.0)
Baltimore Orioles5Oakland Athletics1BoxPat Dobson (15-12)Rollie Fingers (6-6)NoneJoe Rudi (32.3)
New York Mets6Atlanta Braves7BoxCecil Upshaw (3-5)Ray Sadecki (2-1)ATL  D Baker (11), D Evans (16), E Williams (21)Darrell Evans (69.1)
San Francisco Giants9Chicago Cubs10BoxJack Aker (5-5)Randy Moffitt (1-2)CHN  P Popovich (1), R Santo 2 (14), B Williams 2 (27)  SFN  K Henderson 2 (17), W McCovey (11), D Rader (6)Billy Williams (56.4)
Philadelphia Phillies4Cincinnati Reds3BoxSteve Carlton (21-7)Jim McGlothlin (7-6)CIN  T Perez (18)Bill Plummer (27.4)
Montreal Expos5Houston Astros6BoxFred Gladding (4-5)Mike Marshall (14-4)HOU  C Cedeno (20)Terry Humphrey (42.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers7Pittsburgh Pirates3BoxDon Sutton (14-8)Dock Ellis (11-7)LAN  W Davis (14)Willie Davis (21.4)
San Diego Padres3St. Louis Cardinals9BoxBob Gibson (15-7)Steve Arlin (8-17)NoneMatty Alou (14.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles6555.542--41833034-2431-31W3Game Log
Detroit Tigers6555.542--43440531-2634-29W2Game Log
Boston Red Sox6157.5173.049351325-3736-20W2Game Log
New York Yankees6158.5133.543039224-3737-21L2Game Log
Cleveland Indians5862.4837.037139222-3736-25L1Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4773.39218.037146620-3927-34W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Chicago White Sox7049.588--45241522-3348-16L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics6951.5751.546036237-2732-24L3Game Log
Minnesota Twins6056.5178.541641529-3631-20L4Game Log
Kansas City Royals5860.49211.544042121-3437-26W2Game Log
California Angels5367.44217.536745123-3830-29W1Game Log
Texas Rangers4872.40022.538747720-3928-33L3Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates7445.622--53741137-2337-22L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs6458.52511.552345729-3735-21W1Game Log
New York Mets6156.52112.039242228-2733-29L3Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5861.48716.045747629-3529-26W1Game Log
Montreal Expos5564.46219.038647426-3329-31L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4475.37030.037648722-3222-43W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds7545.625--56041946-1829-27L1Game Log
Houston Astros6854.5578.057149937-2731-27W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6455.53810.543240032-2732-28W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5866.46819.049456827-3930-28W5Game Log
San Francisco Giants5468.44322.053152229-2825-40L1Game Log
San Diego Padres4674.38329.039451826-2720-47L1Game Log

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