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Wednesday May 17, 1972
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Sports headlines for Wednesday May 17, 1972:




Today's baseball transactions:

   • A's traded Curt Blefary, Mike Kilkenny and Greg Schubert (acquired 9/11/1972) to Padres for Ollie Brown
   • Padres placed Cito Gaston on the disabled list




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   1972 MLB team and player statistics as of this date:

   American League Batting / American League Pitching            MLB standings as of this date
   National League Batting / National League Pitching

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Oakland A's (15-8) 4 8 1 5
California Angels (10-16) 0 8 2 6
Win: Ken Holtzman (5-2)   Loss: Rudy May (0-3)
T: 2:13   Att: 5,118 at Anaheim Stadium Boxscore

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Minnesota Twins (17-7) 8 8 1 4
Chicago White Sox (15-10) 1 9 1 11
Win: Bert Blyleven (5-2)   Loss: Tom Bradley (4-2)   Save: Wayne Granger (6)
T: 2:25   Att: 10,533 at Comiskey Park Boxscore

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New York Yankees (9-15) 1 6 1 9
Cleveland Indians (15-9) 2 6 0 9
Win: Dick Tidrow (4-2)   Loss: Fred Beene (0-2)
T: 2:15   Att: 7,722 at Municipal Stadium Boxscore

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Baltimore Orioles (13-12) 1 4 1 6
Detroit Tigers (14-10) 6 6 1 5
Win: Mickey Lolich (7-1)   Loss: Pat Dobson (3-4)
T: 2:26   Att: 27,384 at Tiger Stadium Boxscore

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Texas Rangers (11-15) 4 9 0 15
Kansas City Royals (11-16) 3 16 5 13
Win: Jim Panther (2-1)   Loss: Ted Abernathy (0-1)
T: 4:56   Att: 7,114 at Municipal Stadium Boxscore

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Boston Red Sox (9-13) 1 9 0 11
Milwaukee Brewers (7-15) 4 8 0 8
Win: Jim Lonborg (1-1)   Loss: Sonny Siebert (2-2)   Save: Ken Sanders (5)
T: 2:13   Att: 4,935 at County Stadium Boxscore

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Atlanta Braves (10-18) 0 4 1 4
Houston Astros (17-10) 9 12 1 11
Win: Larry Dierker (3-2)   Loss: Ron Reed (1-5)
T: 2:26   Att: 15,823 at The Astrodome Boxscore

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Montreal Expos (13-14) 2 4 0 4
New York Mets (20-7) 12 17 1 13
Win: Gary Gentry (3-1)   Loss: Ernie McAnally (0-3)
T: 2:41   Att: 16,905 at Shea Stadium Boxscore

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Chicago Cubs (13-13) 3 6 1 5
Philadelphia Phillies (15-12) 2 8 1 10
Win: Tom Phoebus (1-1)   Loss: Steve Carlton (5-3)   Save: Dan McGinn (4)
T: 2:16   Att: 12,528 at Veterans Stadium Boxscore

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St. Louis Cardinals (10-19) 0 11 0 10
Pittsburgh Pirates (14-12) 12 15 0 6
Win: Steve Blass (4-1)   Loss: Reggie Cleveland (3-2)
T: 2:16   Att: 9,188 at Three Rivers Stadium Boxscore

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Los Angeles Dodgers (18-11) 0 6 1 7
San Diego Padres (13-16) 2 4 0 6
Win: Fred Norman (3-2)   Loss: Tommy John (3-3)
T: 2:13   Att: 12,995 at San Diego Stadium Boxscore

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Cincinnati Reds (15-13) 2 4 0 5
San Francisco Giants (9-22) 1 6 1 2
Win: Ross Grimsley (2-0)   Loss: Juan Marichal (1-7)   Save: Clay Carroll (5)
T: 2:01   Att: 2,670 at Candlestick Park Boxscore

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