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Saturday, August 12,1972

Saturday, August 12,1972

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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 1972-08-12 Boston Red Sox 2 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Roric Harrison Marty Pattin -- 24,297 2:17
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 Boston Red Sox 5 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Luis Tiant Doyle Alexander -- 24,297 2:16
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 Minnesota Twins 4 California Angels 1 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Dave Goltz Andy Messersmith -- 8,935 2:20
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 Cleveland Indians 6 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Dick Tidrow Mickey Lolich -- 31,578 2:23
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 Milwaukee Brewers 6 New York Yankees 10 box | pbp Yankee Stadium I Fritz Peterson Jim Lonborg Sparky Lyle 12,734 2:43
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 Chicago White Sox 3 Oakland Athletics 1 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Wilbur Wood Rollie Fingers -- 23,332 2:45
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 Kansas City Royals 0 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Mike Paul Paul Splittorff -- 6,287 1:35
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 Cincinnati Reds 2 Atlanta Braves 7 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium Ron Reed Ross Grimsley -- 26,857 2:01
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 New York Mets 2 Chicago Cubs 1 box | pbp Wrigley Field Tom Seaver Burt Hooton Tug McGraw 32,229 3:04
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 San Francisco Giants 1 Houston Astros 3 box | pbp Astrodome Don Wilson Jim Barr -- 28,296 1:58
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 Montreal Expos 3 Philadelphia Phillies 2 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Mike Marshall Ken Reynolds -- 20,392 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 St. Louis Cardinals 5 Pittsburgh Pirates 6 box | pbp Three Rivers Stadium Bob Moose Bob Gibson Dave Giusti 23,474 2:12
1972 reg season 1972-08-12 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 San Diego Padres 2 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Tommy John Steve Arlin Pete Mikkelsen 10,956 2:17
13 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • 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)
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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 Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 108 59 49 .546 0.0 380 297 83 L1 32-24 27-25 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 108 58 50 .537 1.0 366 349 17 L4 30-26 28-24 2 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 106 56 50 .528 2.0 388 337 51 W1 22-31 34-19 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 106 54 52 .509 4.0 439 456 -17 W1 20-32 34-20 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 107 50 57 .467 8.5 324 351 -27 W2 20-35 30-22 5 9 17 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 108 43 65 .398 16.0 336 429 -93 L1 18-34 25-31 6 12 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 Chicago White Sox franchise | log 107 62 45 .579 0.0 402 377 25 W2 20-31 42-14 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 109 63 46 .578 0.0 415 328 87 L2 32-24 31-22 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 105 55 50 .524 6.0 379 361 18 W1 24-31 31-19 3 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 106 51 55 .481 10.5 396 372 24 L1 19-32 32-23 4 8 15 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 108 49 59 .454 13.5 333 404 -71 L1 20-32 29-27 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 108 43 65 .398 19.5 334 431 -97 W1 18-36 25-29 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 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 106 67 39 .632 0.0 491 362 129 W2 32-20 35-19 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 105 57 48 .543 9.5 358 370 -12 W1 28-24 29-24 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 110 57 53 .518 12.0 460 390 70 L1 24-33 33-20 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 105 51 54 .486 15.5 401 426 -25 L3 24-29 27-25 4 7 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 105 48 57 .457 18.5 334 418 -84 W2 24-31 24-26 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 106 40 66 .377 27.0 333 425 -92 L2 21-31 19-35 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 106 64 42 .604 0.0 479 379 100 L3 36-16 28-26 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 109 61 48 .560 4.5 510 453 57 W3 32-23 29-25 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 106 56 50 .528 8.0 389 361 28 W3 29-26 27-24 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 111 52 59 .468 14.5 450 507 -57 W2 23-34 28-26 4 8 16 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 110 48 62 .436 18.0 462 470 -8 L3 27-26 21-36 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 107 42 65 .393 22.5 341 447 -106 L2 25-25 17-40 6 11 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)