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Sunday, August 6,1972

Sunday, August 6,1972

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Games on this date
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year gametype box date visiting Team score home team score box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Baltimore Orioles  11 Boston Red Sox  2 box | pbp Fenway Park Jim Palmer John Curtis -- 28,976 2:29
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Texas Rangers  1 Chicago White Sox  10 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Wilbur Wood Pete Broberg -- 0 2:19
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Texas Rangers  1 Chicago White Sox  7 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Tom Bradley Casey Cox -- 13,855 2:10
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Detroit Tigers  1 Cleveland Indians  2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Steve Dunning Joe Coleman Steve Mingori 0 2:40
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Detroit Tigers  6 Cleveland Indians  5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Chuck Seelbach Denny Riddleberger John Hiller 27,847 2:52
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 California Angels  4 Kansas City Royals  3 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Dave Sells Ken Wright Andy Messersmith 0 2:40
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 California Angels  3 Kansas City Royals  2 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Clyde Wright Paul Splittorff -- 12,447 2:31
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 New York Yankees  3 Milwaukee Brewers  0 box | pbp County Stadium Steve Kline Gary Ryerson Sparky Lyle 0 2:18
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 New York Yankees  6 Milwaukee Brewers  4 box | pbp County Stadium Sparky Lyle Ken Sanders -- 10,616 2:46
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Oakland Athletics  6 Minnesota Twins  3 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Darold Knowles Wayne Granger Bob Locker 0 3:31
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Oakland Athletics  1 Minnesota Twins  5 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Dave Goltz Dave Hamilton -- 33,571 2:10
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Atlanta Braves  4 Cincinnati Reds  3 box | pbp Cinergy Field Phil Niekro Don Gullett -- 29,149 2:25
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 San Diego Padres  0 Los Angeles Dodgers  6 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Don Sutton Fred Norman -- 15,768 2:24
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Pittsburgh Pirates  8 Montreal Expos  0 box | pbp Parc Jarry Bob Moose Mike Torrez -- 0 2:24
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Pittsburgh Pirates  7 Montreal Expos  2 box | pbp Parc Jarry Bob Johnson Steve Renko Ramon Hernandez 28,330 2:15
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Chicago Cubs  2 New York Mets  12 box | pbp Shea Stadium Jerry Koosman Burt Hooton -- 37,867 2:45
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Houston Astros  7 San Francisco Giants  3 box | pbp Candlestick Park Larry Dierker Jim Barr Jim Ray 0 2:36
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Houston Astros  2 San Francisco Giants  6 box | pbp Candlestick Park Jim Willoughby Tom Griffin -- 16,478 2:16
1972 reg season 1972-08-06 Philadelphia Phillies  0 St. Louis Cardinals  6 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Al Santorini Wayne Twitchell -- 26,917 2:18
19 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Select Rows: Single-click rows to select multiple rows for future action or visibility.
  • Hide Rows: Click the` minus sign in the first column to hide the row in the grid.
  • Restore Rows: Once rows are filtered, click RESTORE ROWS to show all rows once again
  • 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 102 57 45 .559 0.0 355 331 24 W1 29-23 28-22 1 3 5 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 101 54 47 .535 2.5 353 284 69 W1 29-23 25-24 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 100 52 48 .520 4.0 369 318 51 W2 22-31 30-17 3 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 100 51 49 .510 5.0 420 439 -19 L1 19-30 32-19 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 102 47 55 .461 10.0 304 338 -34 L1 17-33 30-22 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 102 41 61 .402 16.0 321 398 -77 L2 17-33 24-28 6 11 22 -- 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 103 62 41 .602 0.0 402 308 94 L1 32-21 30-20 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 102 58 44 .569 3.5 390 368 22 W2 16-30 42-14 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 99 52 47 .525 8.0 360 346 14 W1 23-29 29-18 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 101 47 54 .465 14.0 381 362 19 L2 18-31 29-23 4 8 15 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 103 47 56 .456 15.0 323 393 -70 W2 20-32 27-24 5 10 18 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 103 41 62 .398 21.0 323 416 -93 L2 17-34 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 102 64 38 .627 0.0 471 348 123 W3 32-20 32-18 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 100 55 45 .550 8.0 339 350 -11 W1 26-21 29-24 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 105 54 51 .514 11.5 436 373 63 L1 24-33 30-18 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 100 49 51 .490 14.0 379 395 -16 W1 24-27 25-24 4 7 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 100 45 55 .450 18.0 314 399 -85 L3 21-29 24-26 5 9 19 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 102 39 63 .382 25.0 326 414 -88 L1 20-30 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 100 61 39 .610 0.0 453 354 99 L1 36-14 25-25 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 104 58 46 .558 5.0 488 429 59 L1 31-21 27-25 2 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 101 53 48 .525 8.5 372 348 24 W2 26-24 27-24 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 105 48 57 .457 15.5 415 478 -63 W1 23-33 24-25 4 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 105 46 59 .438 17.5 434 449 -15 W1 27-24 19-35 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 102 41 61 .402 21.0 326 416 -90 L2 24-23 17-38 6 11 21 -- dnq
24 record(s)