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Monday, August 21,1972

Monday, August 21,1972

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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 1972-08-21 California Angels 1 Baltimore Orioles 3 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Pat Dobson Andy Messersmith -- 7,035 2:07
1972 reg season 1972-08-21 Minnesota Twins 3 Cleveland Indians 10 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Milt Wilcox Jim Perry Steve Mingori 18,009 2:34
1972 reg season 1972-08-21 Oakland Athletics 5 Detroit Tigers 1 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Catfish Hunter Woodie Fryman Rollie Fingers 43,439 2:35
1972 reg season 1972-08-21 St. Louis Cardinals 4 Los Angeles Dodgers 0 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bob Gibson Don Sutton -- 17,582 1:58
1972 reg season 1972-08-21 Cincinnati Reds 4 Montreal Expos 1 box | pbp Parc Jarry Jim McGlothlin Mike Torrez -- 21,080 1:49
1972 reg season 1972-08-21 Houston Astros 2 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Jon Matlack Jim Ray -- 24,242 2:03
1972 reg season 1972-08-21 Atlanta Braves 2 Philadelphia Phillies 1 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Phil Niekro Steve Carlton -- 41,212 2:24
1972 reg season 1972-08-21 Chicago Cubs 5 San Diego Padres 6 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Mike Corkins Jack Aker -- 4,511 3:09
8 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 Detroit Tigers franchise | log 117 63 54 .538 0.0 419 391 28 L1 30-26 33-28 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 116 62 54 .534 0.5 401 323 78 W1 32-24 30-30 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 114 60 54 .526 1.5 416 370 46 W2 24-35 36-19 3 6 10 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 114 58 56 .509 3.5 472 497 -25 W1 24-36 34-20 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 116 55 61 .474 7.5 360 381 -21 W3 21-36 34-25 5 9 16 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 115 45 70 .391 17.0 360 454 -94 W1 20-39 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 116 68 48 .586 0.0 445 342 103 W1 36-26 32-22 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 115 67 48 .583 0.5 439 404 35 L1 21-32 46-16 2 2 4 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 113 60 53 .531 6.5 410 402 8 L1 29-34 31-19 3 5 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 113 55 58 .487 11.5 418 403 15 L1 19-33 36-25 4 8 15 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 116 51 65 .440 17.0 356 441 -85 L4 22-37 29-28 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 115 46 69 .400 21.5 372 460 -88 L2 18-36 28-33 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 114 72 42 .632 0.0 527 390 137 W3 36-22 36-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 113 60 53 .531 11.5 377 404 -27 W1 28-25 32-28 2 4 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 118 61 57 .517 13.0 500 429 71 L1 27-37 34-20 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 114 56 58 .491 16.0 434 457 -23 W1 29-33 27-25 4 7 14 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 114 53 61 .465 19.0 363 454 -91 L1 25-32 28-29 5 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 115 43 72 .374 29.5 358 458 -100 L2 21-31 22-41 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 115 72 43 .626 0.0 540 400 140 W4 44-17 28-26 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 118 66 52 .559 7.5 553 482 71 L1 36-26 30-26 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 114 60 54 .526 11.5 415 391 24 L2 30-26 30-28 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 120 54 66 .450 20.5 465 548 -83 W1 25-39 28-28 4 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 118 52 66 .441 21.5 503 509 -6 W1 28-27 24-39 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 115 45 70 .391 27.0 371 484 -113 W1 25-25 20-45 6 11 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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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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player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Dell Alston New York Yankees Hist Signed as amateur free agent
Leron Lee San Diego Padres Hist Activated from Disabled List
2 record(s)