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Saturday April 15, 1972
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American League batting statistics through games of April 15, 1972:

   Club          AB    R     H    2B   3B   HR   RBI   SB   CS   BB    SO   Avg
Milwaukee         36    5    10    1    1    2     5    0    0    2     7  .278
Oakland           34    4     8    1    0    1     3    1    1    4     4  .235
Cleveland         31    1     7    1    0    0     1    0    0    0     4  .226
Kansas City       38    2     8    2    0    1     2    0    0    2     7  .211
Detroit           29    3     6    1    0    1     3    0    0    2     2  .207
California        26    1     5    0    0    0     0    1    1    2     6  .192
Boston            32    2     6    1    0    0     2    0    0    1     9  .188
Chicago           39    1     7    1    0    1     1    1    0    2     7  .180
Minnesota         39    3     5    0    0    3     3    1    0    1     7  .128
Texas             26    0     2    0    0    0     0    1    0    5     9  .077

 Batting Leaders         G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Walt Williams (CHI)       1    4    0    3   1   0   0    0   1   0    1    0  .750
Sandy Alomar (CAL)        1    3    1    2   0   0   0    0   1   1    1    0  .667
Bill Freehan (DET)        1    3    1    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .667
Luis Aparicio (BOS)       1    4    0    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .500
Norm Cash (DET)           1    4    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .500
Dave Duncan (OAK)         1    4    1    2   0   0   1    2   0   0    0    1  .500
Dick Green (OAK)          1    4    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .500
Steve Hovley (KC)         1    4    0    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .500
Joe Lahoud (MIL)          1    4    1    2   0   1   0    0   0   0    0    1  .500
Del Unser (CLE)           1    4    1    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .500

 Boston               G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Luis Aparicio          1    4    0    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .500
Doug Griffin           1    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .333
Tommy Harper           1    3    2    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .333
Rico Petrocelli        1    4    0    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .250
Carl Yastrzemski       1    4    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .250
Danny Cater            1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    3  .000
Reggie Smith           1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Duane Josephson        1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000

 California           G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Sandy Alomar           1    3    1    2   0   0   0    0   1   1    1    0  .667
Leo Cardenas           1    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .333
Vada Pinson            1    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .333
Jim Spencer            1    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .333
Ken McMullen           1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Mickey Rivers          1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Jeff Torborg           1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Leroy Stanton          1    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000

 Chicago              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Walt Williams          1    4    0    3   1   0   0    0   1   0    1    0  .750
Dick Allen             1    4    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    1    0  .250
Ed Herrmann            1    4    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .250
Carlos May             1    5    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .200
Bill Melton            1    5    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .200
Mike Andrews           1    5    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Luis Alvarado          1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Rick Reichardt         1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Jorge Orta             1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Tom Egan               1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Jay Johnstone          1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Jim Qualls             1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Cleveland            G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Del Unser              1    4    1    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .500
Frank Duffy            1    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .333
Alex Johnson           1    3    0    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .333
Eddie Leon             1    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .333
Ray Fosse              1    4    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .250
Graig Nettles          1    4    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .250
Chris Chambliss        1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Buddy Bell             1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Tommy McCraw           1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Detroit              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Bill Freehan           1    3    1    2   1   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .667
Norm Cash              1    4    1    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .500
Ed Brinkman            1    3    1    1   0   0   1    2   0   0    0    0  .333
Willie Horton          1    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .333
Al Kaline              1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Jim Northrup           1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Aurelio Rodriguez      1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Dick McAuliffe         1    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    0  .000
Mickey Stanley         1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Kansas City          G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Steve Hovley           1    4    0    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .500
Lou Piniella           1    5    0    2   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .400
Bobby Floyd            1    4    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .250
Jerry May              1    4    0    1   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .250
Bob Oliver             1    4    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    0    0  .250
John Mayberry          1    5    0    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .200
Cookie Rojas           1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Paul Schaal            1    4    1    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    3  .000

 Milwaukee            G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Joe Lahoud             1    4    1    2   0   1   0    0   0   0    0    1  .500
Ron Theobald           1    2    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    2    0  .500
Dave May               1    5    1    2   0   0   1    1   0   0    0    1  .400
Paul Ratliff           1    3    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .333
Johnny Briggs          1    4    1    1   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .250
Bill Voss              1    4    0    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .250
Rick Auerbach          1    5    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .200
George Scott           1    4    0    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    1  .000
Mike Ferraro           1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Ellie Rodriguez        1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Minnesota            G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Cesar Tovar            1    5    0    2   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .400
Danny Thompson         1    4    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    0    0  .250
Bobby Darwin           1    5    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    0    0  .200
Harmon Killebrew       1    5    1    1   0   0   1    1   0   0    0    1  .200
Steve Brye             1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   1   0    0    1  .000
Rod Carew              1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .000
Eric Soderholm         1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Phil Roof              1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000
George Mitterwald      1    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Oakland              G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Dave Duncan            1    4    1    2   0   0   1    2   0   0    0    1  .500
Dick Green             1    4    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .500
Sal Bando              1    4    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .250
Bert Campaneris        1    4    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .250
Joe Rudi               1    5    1    1   1   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .200
Bobby Brooks           1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   1    1    0  .000
Reggie Jackson         1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    1  .000
Mike Epstein           1    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .000
Brant Alyea            1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000
Mike Hegan             1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Gene Tenace            1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

 Texas                G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS   BB   SO   Avg
Toby Harrah            1    2    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .500
Hal King               1    2    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    0  .500
Frank Howard           1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Dave Nelson            1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000
Len Randle             1    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000
Larry Biittner         1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    2  .000
Don Mincher            1    3    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    0  .000
Joe Lovitto            1    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   1   0    1    1  .000
Elliott Maddox         1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000

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League Leaders

At Bats:

  M. Andrews (CHI)          5
  R. Auerbach (MIL)         5
  B. Darwin (MIN)           5
  H. Killebrew (MIN)        5
  C. May (CHI)              5
  D. May (MIL)              5
  J. Mayberry (KC)          5
  B. Melton (CHI)           5
  L. Piniella (KC)          5
  J. Rudi (OAK)             5

Runs Scored:

  T. Harper (BOS)           2
  D. Allen (CHI)            1
  S. Alomar (CAL)           1
  R. Auerbach (MIL)         1
  S. Bando (OAK)            1
  J. Briggs (MIL)           1
  E. Brinkman (DET)         1
  N. Cash (DET)             1
  B. Darwin (MIN)           1
  D. Duncan (OAK)           1

Hits:

  W. Williams (CHI)         3
  S. Alomar (CAL)           2
  L. Aparicio (BOS)         2
  N. Cash (DET)             2
  D. Duncan (OAK)           2
  B. Freehan (DET)          2
  D. Green (OAK)            2
  S. Hovley (KC)            2
  J. Lahoud (MIL)           2
  D. May (MIL)              2

Doubles:

  L. Aparicio (BOS)         1
  J. Briggs (MIL)           1
  B. Freehan (DET)          1
  J. May (KC)               1
  L. Piniella (KC)          1
  J. Rudi (OAK)             1
  D. Unser (CLE)            1
  W. Williams (CHI)         1

Triples:

  J. Lahoud (MIL)           1

Home Runs:

  D. Allen (CHI)            1
  E. Brinkman (DET)         1
  B. Darwin (MIN)           1
  D. Duncan (OAK)           1
  H. Killebrew (MIN)        1
  D. May (MIL)              1
  B. Oliver (KC)            1
  R. Theobald (MIL)         1
  D. Thompson (MIN)         1

RBI:

  E. Brinkman (DET)         2
  D. Duncan (OAK)           2
  D. Allen (CHI)            1
  L. Aparicio (BOS)         1
  B. Darwin (MIN)           1
  B. Freehan (DET)          1
  D. Green (OAK)            1
  A. Johnson (CLE)          1
  H. Killebrew (MIN)        1
  D. May (MIL)              1

Stolen Bases:

  S. Alomar (CAL)           1
  S. Brye (MIN)             1
  J. Lovitto (TEX)          1
  B. Odom (OAK)             1
  W. Williams (CHI)         1

Caught Stealing:

  S. Alomar (CAL)           1
  B. Brooks (OAK)           1

Walks:

  H. King (TEX)             2
  D. McAuliffe (DET)        2
  R. Theobald (MIL)         2
  D. Allen (CHI)            1
  S. Alomar (CAL)           1
  S. Bando (OAK)            1
  B. Brooks (OAK)           1
  L. Cardenas (CAL)         1
  R. Carew (MIN)            1
  M. Epstein (OAK)          1

Strikeouts:

  D. Cater (BOS)            3
  M. Pattin (BOS)           3
  P. Schaal (KC)            3
  W. Wood (CHI)             3
  L. Biittner (TEX)         2
  D. Bosman (TEX)           2
  D. Nelson (TEX)           2
  B. Parsons (MIL)          2
  G. Perry (CLE)            2
  V. Pinson (CAL)           2


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