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Saturday April 28,1973This 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 1973-04-28

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox2Boston Red Sox1BoxStan BahnsenLuis TiantTerry Forster
Cleveland Indians0California Angels5BoxRudy MayGaylord Perry(none)
Kansas City Royals7Detroit Tigers4BoxGene GarberJohn Hiller(none)
Minnesota Twins3New York Yankees11BoxDoc MedichJim Kaat(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Oakland Athletics1BoxJim PalmerKen Holtzman(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Texas Rangers3BoxJerry BellDon Stanhouse(none)
New York Mets4Atlanta Braves2BoxJon MatlackRon ReedTug McGraw
San Diego Padres0Chicago Cubs2BoxRick ReuschelFred NormanJack Aker
Philadelphia Phillies1Cincinnati Reds0BoxDick RuthvenDon GullettMac Scarce
Montreal Expos3Houston Astros5BoxFred GladdingSteve RenkoJim York
Los Angeles Dodgers3Pittsburgh Pirates2BoxDon SuttonNelson Briles(none)
San Francisco Giants1St. Louis Cardinals0BoxJim WilloughbyReggie Cleveland(none)

Standings as of 1973-04-28

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Baltimore Orioles18108.556--655695-55-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1448757.604
2613Milwaukee Brewers1798.5290.5666605-54-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1456580.448
3714Detroit Tigers19910.4741.5716657-52-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1437667.531
4816Boston Red Sox1679.4382.0868243-34-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1468264.562
51018New York Yankees17710.4122.5686803-64-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1457372.503
61120Cleveland Indians20812.4003.05883-254-74-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1426379.444
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Kansas City Royals20137.650--124100247-16-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1427567.528
223Chicago White Sox1495.6431.0757056-13-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1486880.459
336Minnesota Twins1596.6001.56958114-45-2L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1477275.490
4410California Angels1697.5632.05859-13-46-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1467076.479
5917Oakland Athletics19811.4214.56982-133-45-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1438657.601
61223Texas Rangers15510.3335.55069-191-74-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1475295.354
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
124Pittsburgh Pirates1385.615--7560154-34-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1497277.483
257Chicago Cubs19118.579--757145-36-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1426676.465
348New York Mets19118.579--544866-45-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1427171.500
4712Philadelphia Phillies1798.5291.0636033-66-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1456283.428
5919Montreal Expos17710.4123.06684-184-83-2L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1457273.497
61224St. Louis Cardinals17215.1188.04674-280-62-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1457966.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants23185.783--109664310-28-3W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1397069.504
235Cincinnati Reds20128.6004.58765228-24-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1428755.613
369Houston Astros231310.5655.0877894-89-2W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1396970.496
4815Los Angeles Dodgers20911.4507.56167-63-56-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1418655.610
51021Atlanta Braves19712.3689.06783-163-84-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1426973.486
61122San Diego Padres21714.33310.05791-341-86-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1415388.376