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Baseball on Wednesday, August 09, 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
Cleveland Indians2Boston Red Sox5BoxSonny Siebert (10-7)Gaylord Perry (18-10)BOS  R Petrocelli (11)Bob Montgomery (17.1)
Chicago White Sox1California Angels0BoxWilbur Wood (19-11)Nolan Ryan (12-10)NoneLeroy Stanton (13.4)
Oakland Athletics2Kansas City Royals5BoxMike Hedlund (4-5)Vida Blue (4-7)KCA  C Rojas (3)Richie Scheinblum (19.7)
Baltimore Orioles10Milwaukee Brewers0BoxDave McNally (11-10)Bill Parsons (9-10)BAL  D McNally (1)Dave McNally (22.7)
Texas Rangers3Minnesota Twins2BoxDon Stanhouse (2-2)Dick Woodson (9-10)NoneGlenn Borgmann (15.9)
Detroit Tigers6New York Yankees0Box G1Woodie Fryman (5-10)Mel Stottlemyre (11-13)NoneAurelio Rodriguez (23.4)
Detroit Tigers1New York Yankees2Box G2Rob Gardner (4-0)Tom Timmermann (7-9)NoneCelerino Sanchez (45.9)
Houston Astros0Atlanta Braves6BoxGeorge Stone (4-8)Jerry Reuss (8-9)ATL  H Aaron (23)Earl Williams (12.2)
Montreal Expos8Chicago Cubs2BoxMike Marshall (10-3)Jack Aker (4-4)CHN  B Williams (24)Carmen Fanzone (50.7)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds6BoxTom Hall (5-1)Bill Singer (4-11)LAN  F Robinson (14)Pete Rose (28.7)
Philadelphia Phillies2Pittsburgh Pirates0BoxSteve Carlton (18-6)Steve Blass (12-6)PHI  S Carlton (1)Steve Carlton (10.7)
San Diego Padres5San Francisco Giants2BoxClay Kirby (9-12)Juan Marichal (4-13)SDN  G Jestadt (4), J Morales (3)  SFN  K Henderson (10), W McCovey (8)Cito Gaston (18.9)
New York Mets8St. Louis Cardinals3BoxJim McAndrew (8-3)Don Durham (0-5)NYN  K Boswell (5)Ken Boswell (30.0)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Detroit Tigers5847.552--36433730-2528-22L1Game Log
Baltimore Orioles5747.5480.537228832-2325-24W4Game Log
New York Yankees5449.5243.037532722-3132-18W1Game Log
Boston Red Sox5350.5154.043144819-3034-20W2Game Log
Cleveland Indians4857.45710.031334918-3530-22L2Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers4164.39017.032541717-3324-31L5Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Oakland Athletics6244.585--40932132-2430-20L4Game Log
Chicago White Sox6044.5771.039537118-3042-14W4Game Log
Minnesota Twins5448.5296.037335423-2931-19L1Game Log
Kansas City Royals5054.48111.039436918-3132-23W3Game Log
California Angels4758.44814.532639820-3227-26L2Game Log
Texas Rangers4264.39620.033142918-3624-28W1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Pittsburgh Pirates6539.625--47535232-2033-19L1Game Log
New York Mets5647.5448.535436227-2329-24W1Game Log
Chicago Cubs5552.51411.544438624-3331-19L1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals5152.49513.539141024-2727-25L1Game Log
Montreal Expos4656.45118.032740722-3024-26W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4064.38525.033041821-3119-33W1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds6439.621--47035936-1428-25W3Game Log
Houston Astros5848.5477.549244331-2327-25L3Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers5350.51511.037635626-2627-24L2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5058.46316.543049123-3426-25W2Game Log
San Francisco Giants4860.44418.545846127-2421-36L1Game Log
San Diego Padres4263.40023.033844025-2517-38W1Game Log

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