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Tuesday April 24,1973This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1973-04-24

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins6Boston Red Sox4BoxDick WoodsonMarty PattinKen Sanders
Baltimore Orioles5California Angels6BoxDave SellsEddie Watt(none)
Milwaukee Brewers9Kansas City Royals1BoxJerry BellPaul Splittorff(none)
Chicago White Sox8New York Yankees4BoxStan BahnsenFritz Peterson(none)
Cleveland Indians0Oakland Athletics4BoxKen HoltzmanGaylord PerryHoracio Pina
Detroit Tigers1Texas Rangers2BoxMike PaulMickey LolichSteve Foucault
Philadelphia Phillies2Atlanta Braves11BoxCarl MortonLarry ChristensonRon Schueler
San Francisco Giants4Chicago Cubs2BoxRandy MoffittBob Locker(none)
Montreal Expos7Cincinnati Reds2BoxMike TorrezClay CarrollTom Walker
New York Mets2Houston Astros4BoxKen ForschJon MatlackJim Ray
San Diego Padres7Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxRich TroedsonBob MooseVicente Romo
Los Angeles Dodgers0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxRick WiseClaude Osteen(none)

Standings as of 1973-04-24

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Baltimore Orioles1596.600--6050104-35-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1478859.599
2511Milwaukee Brewers1376.5381.05153-23-34-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1496782.450
3712Detroit Tigers1587.5331.06350136-42-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1477770.524
4816Boston Red Sox1468.4292.5817743-33-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1488365.561
5917New York Yankees1569.4003.05762-53-63-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1477473.503
61120Cleveland Indians16610.3753.54973-242-54-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1466581.445
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Minnesota Twins1394.692--6343204-25-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1497277.483
225Kansas City Royals16106.6250.510887215-15-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1467868.534
348Chicago White Sox1275.5831.5706914-13-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1507080.467
4610California Angels1376.5382.05053-33-44-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1497277.483
51018Oakland Athletics1569.4004.06174-133-43-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1478859.599
61223Texas Rangers1138.2735.03759-221-72-1W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1515497.358
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Pittsburgh Pirates1284.667--7357164-34-1L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1507278.480
246Chicago Cubs1596.6000.5605735-34-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1466878.466
3613New York Mets1587.5331.5434123-35-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1467472.507
5714Philadelphia Phillies1477.5002.0575431-56-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1486484.432
4815Montreal Expos1477.5002.05466-124-53-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1487276.486
61224St. Louis Cardinals14212.1437.04363-200-62-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1487969.534
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants19145.737--9163286-28-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1437469.517
234Cincinnati Reds17116.6472.07957228-23-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1458857.607
359Houston Astros19118.5793.07363104-87-0W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1437172.497
4919Los Angeles Dodgers18711.3896.55362-91-56-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1438855.615
51021San Diego Padres19712.3687.05579-241-66-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1435390.371
61122Atlanta Braves16511.3137.55877-193-82-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1457174.490


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rick AuerbachSS23.068Traded by Brewers to Dodgers for Tim Johnson. 
Tim JohnsonSS-2B23.276Traded by Dodgers to Brewers for Rick Auerbach.