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Thursday, August 17,1972

Thursday, August 17,1972

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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 1972-08-17 Chicago White Sox 6 Baltimore Orioles 1 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Dave Lemonds Pat Dobson Cy Acosta 655 2:28
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 California Angels 4 Cleveland Indians 2 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Andy Messersmith Tom Hilgendorf -- 16,634 2:06
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 Minnesota Twins 2 Detroit Tigers 12 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Woodie Fryman Jim Perry -- 0 2:29
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 Minnesota Twins 7 Detroit Tigers 6 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Jim Strickland Chuck Seelbach -- 20,533 3:16
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 Boston Red Sox 4 Texas Rangers 3 box | pbp Arlington Stadium Marty Pattin Mike Paul Bill Lee 5,754 2:29
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 4 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Al Downing Bob Moose Pete Richert 29,777 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 Houston Astros 17 Montreal Expos 5 box | pbp Parc Jarry George Culver Balor Moore -- 11,145 2:45
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 Atlanta Braves 1 New York Mets 2 box | pbp Shea Stadium Tom Seaver Ron Reed Tug McGraw 30,519 2:05
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 Cincinnati Reds 4 Philadelphia Phillies 9 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Steve Carlton Ross Grimsley -- 42,635 2:04
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 St. Louis Cardinals 2 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Clay Kirby Rick Wise Mike Corkins 4,990 2:15
1972 reg season 1972-08-17 Chicago Cubs 2 San Francisco Giants 1 box | pbp Candlestick Park Milt Pappas Jim Barr Jack Aker 5,527 2:16
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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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 112 60 52 .536 0.0 394 314 80 L3 32-24 28-28 1 3 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 113 60 53 .531 0.5 395 376 19 L1 30-26 30-27 2 5 10 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 111 58 53 .523 1.5 406 357 49 L3 22-34 36-19 3 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 110 56 54 .509 3.0 456 476 -20 W1 22-34 34-20 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 112 52 60 .464 8.0 342 365 -23 L2 21-36 31-24 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 112 43 69 .384 17.0 350 449 -99 L5 18-38 25-31 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 112 66 46 .589 0.0 427 333 94 W3 34-24 32-22 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 111 65 46 .586 0.5 418 388 30 W3 21-32 44-14 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 109 58 51 .532 6.5 399 388 11 W1 27-32 31-19 3 4 9 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 110 54 56 .491 11.0 413 393 20 W3 19-33 35-23 4 8 14 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 112 51 61 .455 15.0 345 415 -70 W2 22-33 29-28 5 10 18 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 112 45 67 .402 21.0 359 450 -91 L1 18-36 27-31 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 NL East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 111 69 42 .622 0.0 509 383 126 L1 33-22 36-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 109 59 50 .541 9.0 370 381 -11 W1 28-25 31-25 2 4 6 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 114 59 55 .518 11.5 483 416 67 W1 25-35 34-20 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 110 53 57 .482 15.5 417 447 -30 L1 26-32 27-25 4 7 15 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 110 50 60 .455 18.5 351 447 -96 L2 25-32 25-28 5 9 19 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 111 42 69 .378 27.0 349 449 -100 W1 21-31 21-38 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 111 68 43 .613 0.0 515 396 119 L1 40-17 28-26 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 114 64 50 .561 5.5 544 470 74 W2 34-24 30-26 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 110 59 51 .536 8.5 408 375 33 W1 30-26 29-25 3 5 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 116 53 63 .457 17.5 460 536 -76 L1 24-36 28-28 4 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 115 51 64 .443 19.0 493 496 -3 L1 28-27 23-37 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 111 44 67 .396 24.0 358 461 -103 W1 25-25 19-42 6 11 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Allen Ripley Boston Red Sox Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Bruce Miller California Angels Hist Traded from Chicago White Sox with Bruce Kimm to California Angels for Eddie Fisher
Eddie Fisher Chicago White Sox Hist Traded from California Angels to Chicago White Sox for Bruce Miller and Bruce Kimm (9/1/1972)
3 record(s)