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Games on 1973-05-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Texas Rangers7Boston Red Sox6BoxSteve FoucaultLynn McGlothen(none)
Baltimore Orioles5Chicago White Sox6BoxEddie FisherMike CuellarCy Acosta
California Angels6Detroit Tigers2BoxBill SingerWoodie Fryman(none)
Oakland Athletics3Milwaukee Brewers4BoxJim ColbornBlue Moon Odom(none)
Kansas City Royals1New York Yankees6BoxSteve KlineKen WrightSparky Lyle
Montreal Expos9Atlanta Braves6BoxMike MarshallPhil Niekro(none)
Chicago Cubs9Los Angeles Dodgers5BoxBurt HootonTommy JohnDave LaRoche
Houston Astros3Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJerry ReussSteve Carlton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals5San Diego Padres10BoxMike CorkinsScipio SpinksVicente Romo
Pittsburgh Pirates7San Francisco Giants8BoxElias SosaRamon Hernandez(none)

Standings as of 1973-05-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1510Milwaukee Brewers19109.526--717105-65-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1436479.448
2711Baltimore Orioles201010.5000.5736675-75-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1428755.613
3613New York Yankees201010.5000.59173183-67-4W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1427072.493
4815Detroit Tigers211011.4761.0797367-53-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1417566.532
5918Cleveland Indians21912.4292.06185-245-74-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1416279.440
61221Boston Red Sox18711.3892.59294-23-34-8L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1448262.569
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago White Sox16115.688--8675117-14-4W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1466680.452
227Kansas City Royals22139.5911.0126112147-36-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1407565.536
338California Angels18108.5562.0666424-46-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1446975.479
449Minnesota Twins1798.5292.57375-24-65-2L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1457273.497
51017Oakland Athletics21912.4294.57689-133-56-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1418556.603
61120Texas Rangers17710.4124.55976-172-75-3W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1455095.345
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs21138.619--9480146-37-5W4T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1406476.457
245New York Mets20128.6000.5554877-45-4W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1417071.496
3612Pittsburgh Pirates1688.5002.59179124-44-4L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1467274.493
4816Philadelphia Phillies19910.4743.06371-83-76-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1436281.434
5919Montreal Expos19811.4214.07894-165-93-2W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1437172.497
61224St. Louis Cardinals19316.1589.05987-280-73-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1437865.545
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants25196.760--120813910-39-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1376968.504
234Cincinnati Reds21138.6194.09565308-25-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1418655.610
356Houston Astros251510.6004.09481135-810-2W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1376770.489
4714Los Angeles Dodgers231112.4787.07785-85-56-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1388454.609
51022San Diego Padres23815.34810.071106-351-97-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1395287.374
61123Atlanta Braves21714.33310.07393-203-84-6L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1406971.493