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Thursday, August 3,1972

Thursday, August 3,1972

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year gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 New York Yankees 2 Boston Red Sox 7 box | pbp Fenway Park Lynn McGlothen Ron Klimkowski -- 18,065 2:47
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 California Angels 2 Chicago White Sox 4 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Wilbur Wood Andy Messersmith -- 10,358 2:11
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 Baltimore Orioles 3 Cleveland Indians 4 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Tom Hilgendorf Mike Cuellar Phil Hennigan 12,449 2:14
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 Milwaukee Brewers 6 Detroit Tigers 3 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Colborn Fred Holdsworth -- 12,795 2:31
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 Minnesota Twins 9 Texas Rangers 1 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Jim Perry Dick Bosman -- 5,033 2:23
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 San Diego Padres 6 Atlanta Braves 5 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Mike Corkins Cecil Upshaw Gary Ross 5,455 3:17
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 San Francisco Giants 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Tommy John Frank Reberger -- 25,070 2:02
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 Chicago Cubs 1 Montreal Expos 2 box | pbp Parc Jarry Mike Marshall Jack Aker -- 0 3:36
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 Chicago Cubs 3 Montreal Expos 0 box | pbp Parc Jarry Bill Hands Carl Morton -- 15,050 2:18
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 Philadelphia Phillies 4 New York Mets 1 box | pbp Shea Stadium Barry Lersch Gary Gentry Mac Scarce 28,506 2:27
1972 reg season 1972-08-03 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Steve Blass Rick Wise Ramon Hernandez 14,836 2:30
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Sort: Click a column in the first header row to sort data by values in that column. Click again to reverse the original sort. Some cells have custom sort keys that will sort them logically instead of alphanumerically.
  • Compare/Analyze: Click multiple rows for players of interest. In addition to filtering, you can quickly COMPARE player stats or use the MULTI-PLAYER STAT VIEWER to view multiple player cards on the same page.
  • Leaders: On stat grids. Top-10 ranked statistics are highlighted in gray. #1 rank is in light green. (PREMIUM setting)
  • Export to CSV: Click CSV to convert the full grid into a comma-delimeted display. From there, you can copy/paste to another application.
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 98 55 43 .561 0.0 344 320 24 L3 27-21 28-22 1 3 4 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 98 53 45 .541 2.0 339 274 65 L2 28-21 25-24 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 96 49 47 .510 5.0 351 306 45 L2 19-30 30-17 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 97 49 48 .505 5.5 410 425 -15 W2 19-30 30-18 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 98 45 53 .459 10.0 293 327 -34 W2 17-33 28-20 5 9 17 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 98 40 58 .408 15.0 309 380 -71 W3 17-33 23-25 6 11 21 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 99 61 38 .616 0.0 391 291 100 W3 31-18 30-20 1 1 2 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 98 55 43 .561 5.5 365 353 12 W3 16-30 39-13 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 95 49 46 .516 10.0 343 335 8 W1 23-29 26-17 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 97 46 51 .474 14.0 369 348 21 L2 18-31 28-20 4 8 15 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 99 44 55 .444 17.0 309 381 -72 L3 17-31 27-24 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 99 40 59 .404 21.0 308 391 -83 L1 16-31 24-28 6 12 23 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 98 61 37 .622 0.0 448 340 108 W1 29-19 32-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 97 53 44 .546 7.5 319 344 -25 L3 26-21 27-23 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 102 53 49 .520 10.0 430 353 77 W1 23-31 30-18 3 6 10 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 97 48 49 .495 12.5 370 382 -12 L1 24-27 24-22 4 7 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 96 44 52 .458 16.0 306 376 -70 L1 21-29 23-23 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 99 37 62 .374 24.5 313 405 -92 W3 18-29 19-33 6 12 24 -- dnq
year league division teamname links gp   w   l wpct gbl rf ra diff streak home away div rk lgrk mlb rk in playoff spot end-of-season playoffs
1972 NL West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 96 58 38 .604 0.0 437 341 96 L1 36-14 22-24 1 2 3 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 100 55 45 .550 5.0 469 416 53 W1 28-20 27-25 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 98 51 47 .520 8.0 365 346 19 W2 26-24 25-23 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 101 47 54 .465 13.5 402 462 -60 L4 22-30 24-25 4 8 16 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 101 45 56 .446 15.5 421 430 -9 L2 27-24 18-32 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 99 40 59 .404 19.5 324 409 -85 W4 23-21 17-38 6 11 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)