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Sunday April 16, 1972
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American League pitching statistics through games of Sunday, April 16, 1972

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
Texas            1   1  0.53    2   0   1    17    10    2    1    0    6   10
Milwaukee        1   0  1.00    1   0   1     9     7    1    1    0    0    4
Kansas City      3   0  1.20    3   0   1    30    26    5    4    1    9   17
Baltimore        1   0  1.29    1   0   1     7     5    1    1    0    2    2
New York         0   1  1.42    1   0   0     6     8    3    1    0    2    2
California       1   1  1.50    2   1   0    18    13    5    3    0    6   12
Detroit          1   0  2.00    1   1   0     9     6    2    2    0    1    9
Chicago          0   3  2.22    3   0   0    28    24    8    7    1    9   18
Minnesota        1   1  2.33    2   0   1    19    14    6    5    1    9    8
Oakland          1   1  2.70    2   0   0    20     9    6    6    4    5   12
Boston           0   1  3.38    1   0   0     8     6    3    3    1    2    2
Cleveland        0   1  5.00    1   0   0     9    10    5    5    2    2    7

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ted Abernathy (KC)     0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    3    2    1    0    0    1    2
Lloyd Allen (CAL)      0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    1    0    0    0    0
Dick Bosman (TEX)      0   1  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    8    5    1    0    0    2    6
Tom Burgmeier (KC)     2   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    3    1    0    0    0    1    1
Ray Corbin (MIN)       1   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    3    1    0    0    0    2    0
B. Dal Canton (KC)     0   0  0.00   1   0   0   1   0    4    0    0    0    0    1    3
Terry Forster (CHI)    0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    0    0    0    1    3
Dave LaRoche (MIN)     0   1  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    4    2    1    0    0    3    3
A. Messersmith (CAL)   1   0  0.00   1   1   1   0   1    9    2    0    0    0    5    9
Tom Murphy (CAL)       0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    3    0    0    0    0    0

 Baltimore             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Doyle Alexander        0   0  0.00   1   0   0   1   0    1    1    0    0    0    0    1
Pat Dobson             1   0  1.42   1   1   0   0   0    6    4    1    1    0    2    1

 Boston                W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ken Tatum              0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    0    0    0    0    1    0
Marty Pattin           0   1  4.50   1   1   0   0   0    6    6    3    3    1    1    2

 California            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Lloyd Allen            0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    1    0    0    0    0
Andy Messersmith       1   0  0.00   1   1   1   0   1    9    2    0    0    0    5    9
Tom Murphy             0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    3    0    0    0    0    0
Clyde Wright           0   1  5.40   1   1   0   0   0    5    7    4    3    0    1    3

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Terry Forster          0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    0    0    0    1    3
Rich Gossage           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    1    0
Steve Kealey           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    1    0    0    0    0    1
Vicente Romo           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    0    0    0    1    1
Wilbur Wood            0   0  1.00   1   1   0   0   0    9    7    1    1    1    1    5
Tom Bradley            0   0  3.18   1   1   0   0   0    6    6    3    2    0    2    3
Stan Bahnsen           0   1  4.50   1   1   0   0   0    4    6    2    2    0    1    1
Bart Johnson           0   2  5.40   2   0   0   0   0    3    2    2    2    0    2    4

 Cleveland             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Denny Riddleberger     0   0  4.50   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    1    1    1    0    2
Gaylord Perry          0   1  5.14   1   1   0   0   0    7    9    4    4    1    2    5

 Detroit               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mickey Lolich          1   0  2.00   1   1   1   0   0    9    6    2    2    0    1    9

 Kansas City           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ted Abernathy          0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    3    2    1    0    0    1    2
Tom Burgmeier          2   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    3    1    0    0    0    1    1
Bruce Dal Canton       0   0  0.00   1   0   0   1   0    4    0    0    0    0    1    3
Roger Nelson           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    0    1    0    0    0    0    0
Jim Rooker             0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    1    0    0    0    1    0
Dick Drago             0   0  1.00   1   1   0   0   0    9    6    1    1    1    1    6
Paul Splittorff        1   0  1.80   1   1   0   0   0    5    8    1    1    0    2    1
Monty Montgomery       0   0  3.38   1   1   0   0   0    5    7    2    2    0    2    4

 Milwaukee             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ken Sanders            0   0  0.00   1   0   0   1   0    3    1    0    0    0    0    1
Bill Parsons           1   0  1.50   1   1   0   0   0    6    6    1    1    0    0    3

 Minnesota             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ray Corbin             1   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    3    1    0    0    0    2    0
Dave LaRoche           0   1  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    4    2    1    0    0    3    3
Bert Blyleven          0   0  3.00   1   1   0   0   0    6    5    2    2    1    1    1
Wayne Granger          0   0  3.86   2   0   0   1   0    2    3    1    1    0    1    1
Dick Woodson           0   0  4.50   1   1   0   0   0    4    3    2    2    0    2    3

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Lindy McDaniel         0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0
Mel Stottlemyre        0   1  1.50   1   1   0   0   0    6    8    3    1    0    2    2

 Oakland               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Darold Knowles         0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    1    1
Bob Locker             1   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    1    1    0    0    0    1    0
Ken Holtzman           0   0  2.25   1   1   0   0   0    8    3    2    2    2    0    4
Catfish Hunter         0   1  3.38   1   1   0   0   0    8    4    3    3    1    3    4
Rollie Fingers         0   0  4.50   1   0   0   0   0    2    1    1    1    1    0    3

 Texas                 W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Dick Bosman            0   1  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    8    5    1    0    0    2    6
Paul Lindblad          0   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0
Horacio Pina           0   0  0.00   1   0   0   1   0    1    0    0    0    0    0    1
Pete Broberg           1   0  1.13   1   1   0   0   0    8    5    1    1    0    4    3

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League Leaders

Wins:

  T. Burgmeier (KC)         2
  P. Broberg (TEX)          1
  R. Corbin (MIN)           1
  P. Dobson (BAL)           1
  B. Locker (OAK)           1
  M. Lolich (DET)           1
  A. Messersmith (CAL)      1
  B. Parsons (MIL)          1
  P. Splittorff (KC)        1

Losses:

  B. Johnson (CHI)          2
  S. Bahnsen (CHI)          1
  D. Bosman (TEX)           1
  C. Hunter (OAK)           1
  D. LaRoche (MIN)          1
  M. Pattin (BOS)           1
  G. Perry (CLE)            1
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)       1
  C. Wright (CAL)           1

Complete Games:

  M. Lolich (DET)           1
  A. Messersmith (CAL)      1

Saves:

  D. Alexander (BAL)        1
  B. Dal Canton (KC)        1
  W. Granger (MIN)          1
  H. Pina (TEX)             1
  K. Sanders (MIL)          1

Shutouts:

  A. Messersmith (CAL)      1

Innings Pitched:

  D. Drago (KC)           9.0
  M. Lolich (DET)         9.0
  A. Messersmith (CAL)    9.0
  W. Wood (CHI)           9.0
  D. Bosman (TEX)         8.0
  P. Broberg (TEX)        8.0
  K. Holtzman (OAK)       8.0
  C. Hunter (OAK)         8.0
  G. Perry (CLE)          7.0
  P. Dobson (BAL)         6.1

Hits:

  G. Perry (CLE)            9
  P. Splittorff (KC)        8
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)       8
  M. Montgomery (KC)        7
  W. Wood (CHI)             7
  C. Wright (CAL)           7
  S. Bahnsen (CHI)          6
  T. Bradley (CHI)          6
  D. Drago (KC)             6
  M. Lolich (DET)           6

Runs:

  G. Perry (CLE)            4
  C. Wright (CAL)           4
  T. Bradley (CHI)          3
  C. Hunter (OAK)           3
  M. Pattin (BOS)           3
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)       3
  S. Bahnsen (CHI)          2
  B. Blyleven (MIN)         2
  K. Holtzman (OAK)         2
  B. Johnson (CHI)          2

Home Runs:

  K. Holtzman (OAK)         2
  B. Blyleven (MIN)         1
  D. Drago (KC)             1
  R. Fingers (OAK)          1
  C. Hunter (OAK)           1
  M. Pattin (BOS)           1
  G. Perry (CLE)            1
  D. Riddleberger (CLE)     1
  W. Wood (CHI)             1

Walks:

  A. Messersmith (CAL)      5
  P. Broberg (TEX)          4
  C. Hunter (OAK)           3
  D. LaRoche (MIN)          3
  D. Bosman (TEX)           2
  T. Bradley (CHI)          2
  R. Corbin (MIN)           2
  P. Dobson (BAL)           2
  B. Johnson (CHI)          2
  M. Montgomery (KC)        2

Strikeouts:

  M. Lolich (DET)           9
  A. Messersmith (CAL)      9
  D. Bosman (TEX)           6
  D. Drago (KC)             6
  G. Perry (CLE)            5
  W. Wood (CHI)             5
  K. Holtzman (OAK)         4
  C. Hunter (OAK)           4
  B. Johnson (CHI)          4
  M. Montgomery (KC)        4


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