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Friday May 4,1973This 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 1973-05-04

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels1Baltimore Orioles0BoxRudy MayDave McNally(none)
New York Yankees0Chicago White Sox5BoxStan BahnsenMel StottlemyreTerry Forster
Oakland Athletics11Cleveland Indians4BoxCatfish HunterGaylord Perry(none)
Texas Rangers1Detroit Tigers5BoxJim PerryDick BosmanJohn Hiller
Kansas City Royals5Milwaukee Brewers3BoxSteve BusbyJim SlatonGene Garber
Boston Red Sox6Minnesota Twins9BoxJim KaatMarty PattinKen Sanders
St. Louis Cardinals5Los Angeles Dodgers6BoxJim BrewerDiego Segui(none)
Cincinnati Reds3Montreal Expos6BoxMike TorrezJack BillinghamSteve Renko
Houston Astros9New York Mets5BoxJim RayPhil HenniganFred Gladding
Atlanta Braves4Philadelphia Phillies5BoxJim LonborgTom Kelley(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates12San Diego Padres6BoxSteve BlassFred Norman(none)
Chicago Cubs4San Francisco Giants5BoxElias SosaFergie JenkinsRandy Moffitt

Standings as of 1973-05-04

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Detroit Tigers231112.478--877987-54-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1397465.532
2715Milwaukee Brewers211011.476--7783-65-65-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1416477.454
3918Baltimore Orioles221012.4550.5737125-85-4L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1408753.621
4817New York Yankees221012.4550.59482123-77-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1407070.500
51019Cleveland Indians231013.4351.073100-276-74-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1396178.439
61120Boston Red Sox20812.4001.5104105-13-45-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1428161.570
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox18135.722--9575207-16-4W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1446480.444
225Kansas City Royals24159.6251.0135118179-36-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1387365.529
336California Angels20128.6002.0726756-46-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1426775.472
449Minnesota Twins19109.5263.58689-34-66-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1437172.497
5513Oakland Athletics231112.4784.59496-25-56-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1398356.597
61221Texas Rangers19712.3686.56287-252-95-3L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1435093.350
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs241410.583--10390137-57-5L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1376374.460
258Pittsburgh Pirates19118.5790.511991287-44-4W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1436974.483
3610New York Mets231211.5221.56669-37-45-7L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1387068.507
5816Philadelphia Phillies211011.4762.57284-123-77-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1416180.433
4914Montreal Expos211011.4762.58799-126-94-2W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1416972.489
61224St. Louis Cardinals22517.2278.07298-262-83-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1407664.543
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants28208.714--1311013010-310-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1346866.507
223Houston Astros271710.6302.511290227-810-2W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1356570.481
334Cincinnati Reds24159.6253.0110773310-35-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1388454.609
4711Los Angeles Dodgers261313.5006.08895-75-58-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1358253.607
51022San Diego Padres26818.30811.082126-441-97-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1365284.382
61123Atlanta Braves23716.30410.579101-223-94-7L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1386969.500


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerry Kenney3B-SS27.308Released by Indians. 
Jerry McNertneyC36.270Purchased by Pirates from Athletics. 
Sonny SiebertP36.110Sent to Rangers by Red Sox for future considerations.