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Wednesday, September 20,1972

Wednesday, September 20,1972

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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 1972-09-20 Baltimore Orioles 1 Boston Red Sox 9 box | pbp Fenway Park Marty Pattin Jim Palmer -- 0 2:39
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Baltimore Orioles 0 Boston Red Sox 4 box | pbp Fenway Park Luis Tiant Mike Cuellar -- 28,777 2:37
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Kansas City Royals 9 California Angels 2 box | pbp Angel Stadium of Anaheim Steve Busby Rudy May -- 4,117 2:25
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Detroit Tigers 4 Cleveland Indians 1 box | pbp Cleveland Stadium Woodie Fryman Dick Tidrow -- 3,198 2:18
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Texas Rangers 1 Minnesota Twins 3 box | pbp Metropolitan Stadium Jim Perry Mike Paul Wayne Granger 3,678 2:17
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Chicago White Sox 3 Oakland Athletics 6 box | pbp Oakland-Alameda Cty Colis Ken Holtzman Wilbur Wood Rollie Fingers 11,143 2:16
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Houston Astros 6 Atlanta Braves 13 box | pbp Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium George Stone Tom Griffin Ron Schueler 2,061 2:53
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Montreal Expos 2 Chicago Cubs 6 box | pbp Wrigley Field Milt Pappas Mike Torrez -- 3,083 1:45
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 San Francisco Giants 6 Cincinnati Reds 8 box | pbp Cinergy Field Tom Hall Elias Sosa Clay Carroll 11,174 2:42
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Pittsburgh Pirates 1 New York Mets 4 box | pbp Shea Stadium Tom Seaver Luke Walker -- 15,147 2:15
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Los Angeles Dodgers 5 San Diego Padres 3 box | pbp Qualcomm Stadium Claude Osteen Fred Norman -- 4,582 2:14
1972 reg season 1972-09-20 Philadelphia Phillies 2 St. Louis Cardinals 1 box | pbp Busch Stadium II Steve Carlton Rick Wise -- 5,569 2:20
12 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 Boston Red Sox franchise | log 142 78 64 .549 0.0 598 574 24 W2 30-41 48-23 1 3 6 Yes dnq
1972 AL East Detroit Tigers franchise | log 144 78 66 .542 1.0 491 476 15 W1 40-34 38-32 2 4 8 Yes Lost ALCS (Athletics)
1972 AL East Baltimore Orioles franchise | log 145 77 68 .531 2.5 498 402 96 L2 40-33 37-35 3 5 10 Yes dnq
1972 AL East New York Yankees franchise | log 143 75 68 .524 3.5 519 484 35 L1 29-42 46-26 4 6 11 -- dnq
1972 AL East Cleveland Indians franchise | log 146 66 80 .452 14.0 438 485 -47 L1 25-50 41-30 5 10 19 -- dnq
1972 AL East Milwaukee Brewers franchise | log 145 59 86 .407 20.5 451 542 -91 W1 24-45 35-41 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 AL West Oakland Athletics franchise | log 143 85 58 .594 0.0 564 418 146 W1 42-31 43-27 1 1 3 Yes Won World Series (Reds)
1972 AL West Chicago White Sox franchise | log 143 80 63 .559 5.0 521 494 27 L1 28-42 52-21 2 2 5 Yes dnq
1972 AL West Minnesota Twins franchise | log 142 73 69 .514 11.5 497 501 -4 W2 34-40 39-29 3 7 13 -- dnq
1972 AL West Kansas City Royals franchise | log 141 70 71 .496 14.0 540 507 33 W3 28-41 42-30 4 8 14 -- dnq
1972 AL West California Angels franchise | log 143 67 76 .469 18.0 429 514 -85 L2 27-42 40-34 5 9 17 -- dnq
1972 AL West Texas Rangers franchise | log 143 52 91 .364 33.0 439 588 -149 L7 22-50 30-41 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 East Pittsburgh Pirates franchise | log 143 90 53 .629 0.0 654 484 170 L1 44-29 46-24 1 1 1 Yes Lost NLCS (Reds)
1972 NL East Chicago Cubs franchise | log 145 79 66 .545 12.0 642 542 100 W1 35-39 44-27 2 4 7 Yes dnq
1972 NL East New York Mets franchise | log 142 74 68 .521 15.5 490 536 -46 W1 35-33 39-35 3 6 12 -- dnq
1972 NL East St. Louis Cardinals franchise | log 145 70 75 .483 21.0 547 562 -15 L1 32-42 38-33 4 7 15 -- dnq
1972 NL East Montreal Expos franchise | log 141 64 77 .454 25.0 469 559 -90 L1 32-41 32-36 5 9 18 -- dnq
1972 NL East Philadelphia Phillies franchise | log 143 53 90 .371 37.0 458 590 -132 W1 26-41 27-49 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 West Cincinnati Reds franchise | log 143 88 55 .615 0.0 660 519 141 W3 51-24 37-31 1 2 2 Yes Lost World Series (Athletics)
1972 NL West Houston Astros franchise | log 141 79 62 .560 8.0 665 580 85 W1 40-29 39-33 2 3 4 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Los Angeles Dodgers franchise | log 144 77 67 .535 11.5 542 502 40 W1 41-34 36-33 3 5 9 Yes dnq
1972 NL West Atlanta Braves franchise | log 142 67 75 .472 20.5 575 662 -87 W2 32-40 34-36 4 8 16 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Francisco Giants franchise | log 145 63 82 .434 26.0 617 615 2 L5 34-39 29-43 5 10 20 -- dnq
1972 NL West San Diego Padres franchise | log 142 54 88 .380 33.5 456 624 -168 L1 29-36 25-52 6 11 22 -- dnq
24 record(s)