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Baseball on Thursday, August 24, 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 Rangers4Milwaukee Brewers1Box G1Mike Paul (6-5)Gary Ryerson (3-6)TEX  F Howard (9)Tom Grieve (11.6)
Texas Rangers3Milwaukee Brewers4Box G2Jim Lonborg (12-7)Paul Lindblad (4-7)MIL  D May (8)Dave May (53.7)
Cincinnati Reds6Montreal Expos0BoxJack Billingham (10-10)Ernie McAnally (2-14)CIN  J Bench (29)Johnny Bench (12.8)
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 Brewers4672.39017.536646320-3926-33W1Game 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 Rangers4870.40721.538146620-3728-33L1Game 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 Expos5463.46219.537746525-3229-31L1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies4374.36830.537147821-3122-43L4Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Cincinnati Reds7444.627--55141446-1828-26W1Game Log
Houston Astros6753.5588.056249037-2730-26W1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6254.53411.041939130-2632-28W2Game Log
Atlanta Braves5666.45920.048556127-3928-28W3Game Log
San Francisco Giants5367.44222.051151028-2725-40W1Game Log
San Diego Padres4572.38528.537949525-2520-47L2Game Log

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