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Wednesday, August 23,1972

Wednesday, August 23,1972

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Games on this date
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  • 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 gametype box date visiting Team visscore home team homescore box ballpark winning pitcher losing pitcher save pitcher attend. time
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 California Angels 1 Baltimore Orioles 7 box | pbp Memorial Stadium Jim Palmer Rudy May -- 8,515 2:31
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 New York Yankees 2 Chicago White Sox 5 box | pbp Comiskey Park I Wilbur Wood Mel Stottlemyre -- 24,678 2:15
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 Minnesota Twins 1 Cleveland Indians 5 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Steve Dunning Dick Woodson Phil Hennigan 12,706 2:22
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 Oakland Athletics 5 Detroit Tigers 7 box | pbp Tiger Stadium Joe Coleman Ken Holtzman Chuck Seelbach 26,618 2:28
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 Boston Red Sox 0 Kansas City Royals 3 box | pbp Municipal Stadium Roger Nelson Sonny Siebert -- 9,380 2:14
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 St. Louis Cardinals 0 Los Angeles Dodgers 3 box | pbp Dodger Stadium Bill Singer Don Durham -- 17,265 2:08
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 Cincinnati Reds 0 Montreal Expos 11 box | pbp Parc Jarry Balor Moore Wayne Simpson -- 13,804 2:27
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 Houston Astros 7 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Larry Dierker Jerry Koosman -- 26,100 2:29
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 Atlanta Braves 9 Philadelphia Phillies 6 box | pbp Veterans Stadium Jim Hardin Wayne Twitchell Joe Hoerner 10,057 2:26
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 Chicago Cubs 7 San Diego Padres 5 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Milt Pappas Bill Greif Jack Aker 7,357 2:49
1972 reg season 1972-08-23 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 San Francisco Giants 8 box | pbp Candlestick Park Jim Barr Bob Moose -- 8,330 2:12
11 record(s)
Standings on this date
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  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • 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 119 64 55 .538 0.0 429 402 27 W1 30-26 34-29 1 3 6 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 118 63 55 .534 0.5 408 326 82 W1 32-24 31-31 2 4 8 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 116 60 56 .517 2.5 422 380 42 L2 24-37 36-19 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 AL East Boston Red Sox franchise | log 116 59 57 .509 3.5 482 507 -25 L1 25-37 34-20 4 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 118 57 61 .483 6.5 368 384 -16 W5 21-36 36-25 5 9 15 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 116 45 71 .388 17.5 361 456 -95 L1 20-39 25-32 6 12 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 Chicago White Sox franchise | log 117 69 48 .590 0.0 449 410 39 W2 21-32 48-16 1 1 3 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 118 69 49 .585 0.5 456 352 104 L1 37-27 32-22 2 2 4 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 115 60 55 .522 8.0 413 410 3 L3 29-36 31-19 3 5 11 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 115 56 59 .487 12.0 428 413 15 W1 19-33 37-26 4 8 14 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 118 52 66 .441 17.5 359 448 -89 L1 23-38 29-28 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 116 47 69 .405 21.5 374 461 -87 W1 19-36 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 116 73 43 .629 0.0 528 398 130 L1 37-23 36-20 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 115 61 54 .530 11.5 385 413 -28 L1 28-25 33-29 2 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 120 63 57 .525 12.0 511 437 74 W2 29-37 34-20 3 6 10 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 116 56 60 .483 17.0 434 461 -27 L2 29-35 27-25 4 7 16 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 116 54 62 .466 19.0 377 459 -82 W1 25-32 29-30 5 8 17 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 117 43 74 .368 30.5 371 478 -107 L4 21-31 22-43 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 117 73 44 .624 0.0 545 414 131 L1 45-18 28-26 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 120 67 53 .558 7.5 562 490 72 W1 37-27 30-26 2 3 5 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 116 62 54 .534 10.5 419 391 28 W2 30-26 32-28 3 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 122 56 66 .459 19.5 485 561 -76 W3 27-39 28-28 4 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 120 53 67 .442 21.5 511 510 1 W1 28-27 25-40 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 117 45 72 .385 28.0 379 495 -116 L2 25-25 20-47 6 11 23 -- dnq
24 record(s)
Transactions
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Grid Actions:
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Tips/tools for using data grids:

  • Manual Filter: Single-click a row to highlight in orange. Click FILTER ROWS button to show only those rows in the grid
  • Quick-Filter: Double-Click on a cell value to filter the grid on rows that have same value in same column. Click a statistic to view all values equal or higher
  • 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.
player name teamname statusshort Transaction Description
Sam McDowell San Francisco Giants Hist Activated from Disabled List
1 record(s)