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Sunday April 22,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-04-22

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Detroit Tigers3Baltimore Orioles5BoxMike CuellarJim Perry(none)
Boston Red Sox7Cleveland Indians8BoxJerry JohnsonSonny Siebert(none)
Boston Red Sox5Cleveland Indians2BoxRoger MoretSteve DunningBob Veale
Chicago White Sox8Kansas City Royals4BoxWilbur WoodDick DragoTerry Forster
Chicago White Sox1Kansas City Royals6BoxKen WrightRich GossageGene Garber
New York Yankees3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJim ColbornSparky LyleRay Newman
Texas Rangers4Minnesota Twins6BoxBert BlylevenDick BosmanRay Corbin
California Angels2Oakland Athletics3BoxHoracio PinaRon Perranoski(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates10Chicago Cubs4BoxDock EllisMilt PappasJim Rooker
Pittsburgh Pirates3Chicago Cubs11BoxLarry GuraSteve BlassBill Bonham
Atlanta Braves3Cincinnati Reds6BoxRoss GrimsleyRon Reed(none)
San Diego Padres3Houston Astros4BoxJerry ReussGary RossJim York
San Francisco Giants4Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJim BarrAndy MessersmithRandy Moffitt
Montreal Expos2New York Mets1BoxMike MarshallPhil HenniganTom Walker
Montreal Expos3New York Mets13BoxJim McAndrewSteve RenkoGeorge Stone
St. Louis Cardinals2Philadelphia Phillies4BoxSteve CarltonReggie Cleveland(none)
St. Louis Cardinals1Philadelphia Phillies2BoxBill WilsonBob Gibson(none)

Standings as of 1973-04-22

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1495.643--5544114-25-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1488860.595
248Detroit Tigers1486.5711.06248146-32-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1487771.520
3511Milwaukee Brewers1165.5451.54047-72-34-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1516883.450
4714Boston Red Sox1367.4622.5777163-33-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1498366.557
5918Cleveland Indians1569.4003.54969-202-44-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1476582.442
61019New York Yankees1358.3853.54852-42-63-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1497574.503
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
214Minnesota Twins1284.6670.55739183-25-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1507377.487
125Kansas City Royals15105.667--10778295-15-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1477869.531
3610Chicago White Sox1165.5452.06265-33-13-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1517180.470
4816California Angels1156.4553.04048-82-43-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1517477.490
51120Oakland Athletics1358.3854.05770-133-42-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1498960.597
61223Texas Rangers1028.2005.53558-231-71-1L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1525597.362
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Pittsburgh Pirates1183.727--6850184-34-0L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1517279.477
247Chicago Cubs1495.6430.5585355-34-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1476879.463
359New York Mets1486.5711.5413743-25-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1477473.503
4612Philadelphia Phillies1376.5382.05543121-46-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1496485.430
5815Montreal Expos1367.4623.04764-173-53-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1497376.490
61224St. Louis Cardinals13112.0778.04163-220-61-6L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1498069.537
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122San Francisco Giants18135.722--8761265-28-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1447569.521
233Cincinnati Reds16115.6881.07750278-23-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1468858.603
3713Houston Astros1798.5293.5676164-85-0W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1457372.503
4917Los Angeles Dodgers17710.4125.55360-71-46-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1448856.611
51021San Diego Padres17611.3536.54872-240-56-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1455491.372
61122Atlanta Braves15411.2677.54775-283-81-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1467274.493


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Norm MillerOF27.076Traded by Astros to Braves for Cecil Upshaw. 
Cecil UpshawP30.182Traded by Braves to Astros for Norm Miller.