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Sunday April 8,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-04-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees3Boston Red Sox4BoxBob VealeSparky Lyle(none)
Kansas City Royals6California Angels5BoxDick DragoRudy MayBruce Dal Canton
Detroit Tigers4Cleveland Indians0BoxJoe ColemanDick TidrowLerrin LaGrow
Minnesota Twins4Oakland Athletics2BoxJim KaatKen HoltzmanRay Corbin
Houston Astros10Atlanta Braves3BoxKen ForschPat Dobson(none)
Houston Astros3Atlanta Braves4BoxJoe HoernerJim Crawford(none)
Montreal Expos5Chicago Cubs2BoxErnie McAnallyBurt Hooton(none)
San Francisco Giants1Cincinnati Reds3BoxRoss GrimsleyTom BradleyPedro Borbon
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates4BoxDave GiustiWayne Granger(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxDock EllisScipio SpinksRamon Hernandez
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Diego Padres0BoxTommy JohnSteve ArlinGeorge Culver

Standings as of 1973-04-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
116Baltimore Orioles2201.000--187110-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1609565.594
225Boston Red Sox3301.0000.52913160-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1598673.541
3613Cleveland Indians211.5001.025-30-01-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1607090.438
4712Detroit Tigers211.5001.05231-10-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1608476.525
6922New York Yankees303.0002.51329-160-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1598079.503
51220Milwaukee Brewers202.0002.0718-110-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1607486.463
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
241Minnesota Twins3301.0001.017893-00-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1597881.491
134Chicago White Sox1101.000--3121-00-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1617685.472
3510Kansas City Royals321.667--201372-10-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1598673.541
4818California Angels312.3331.01320-70-01-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1597881.491
61124Texas Rangers101.0001.013-20-00-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium16157104.354
51021Oakland Athletics303.0002.0817-90-00-3L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1599465.591
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
222Pittsburgh Pirates3301.0000.5161150-03-0W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1597782.484
113New York Mets2201.000--6240-02-0W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1598079.503
337Chicago Cubs321.6670.589-10-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1587583.475
4814Montreal Expos312.3331.59811-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1597881.491
61223St. Louis Cardinals303.0002.51116-50-30-0L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1598178.509
51119Philadelphia Phillies202.0002.026-40-20-0L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1607189.444
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
159Houston Astros321.667--15872-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1598079.503
2611San Diego Padres321.667--89-10-02-1L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium15958101.365
348San Francisco Giants321.667--12932-10-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1598673.541
6917Los Angeles Dodgers312.3331.09811-20-0W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1589464.595
51016Cincinnati Reds312.3331.0912-30-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1599861.616
4715Atlanta Braves312.3331.0815-70-01-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1587583.475


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Doug Ault1B23.030Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Rangers.