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Sunday May 6,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-05-06

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels0Baltimore Orioles5BoxJim PalmerNolan Ryan(none)
New York Yankees2Chicago White Sox11BoxWilbur WoodSteve Kline(none)
Oakland Athletics12Cleveland Indians0BoxKen HoltzmanDick Tidrow(none)
Oakland Athletics7Cleveland Indians3BoxVida BlueBrent Strom(none)
Texas Rangers7Detroit Tigers2BoxRich HandMickey Lolich(none)
Kansas City Royals2Milwaukee Brewers3BoxJerry BellDick Drago(none)
Boston Red Sox3Minnesota Twins10BoxBill HandsLuis Tiant(none)
St. Louis Cardinals0Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxAl DowningAlan Foster(none)
Cincinnati Reds6Montreal Expos1BoxRoger NelsonBalor Moore(none)
Houston Astros14New York Mets8BoxMike CosgroveTug McGrawJim Crawford
Atlanta Braves3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxGary GentryMac Scarce(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0San Diego Padres8BoxMike CaldwellBob Moose(none)
Chicago Cubs9San Francisco Giants11BoxDon CarrithersJack Aker(none)
Chicago Cubs3San Francisco Giants4BoxJim WilloughbyLarry GuraSam McDowell

Standings as of 1973-05-06

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1612Detroit Tigers251213.480--918657-55-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1377364.533
2714Milwaukee Brewers231112.478--8794-75-66-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1396376.453
3816Baltimore Orioles241113.4580.5797455-86-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1388652.623
4918Cleveland Indians261115.4231.582124-426-75-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1366076.441
51019New York Yankees241014.4171.59697-13-97-5L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1387068.507
61120Boston Red Sox22913.4091.5112116-44-55-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1408060.571
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox20155.750--11077337-18-4W9T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1426280.437
224Kansas City Royals261610.6152.01461281810-46-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1367264.529
336California Angels22139.5913.0757327-56-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1406674.471
449Minnesota Twins211110.5244.5979704-67-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1417071.496
5511Oakland Athletics261313.5005.0118105137-66-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1368155.596
61221Texas Rangers21813.3817.56991-223-105-3W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1414992.348
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
147Chicago Cubs271512.556--122109138-77-5L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1346272.463
2610Pittsburgh Pirates211110.5241.0124105197-64-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1416972.489
3713New York Mets251213.4802.07692-167-45-9L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1367066.515
4815Montreal Expos231112.4782.096111-156-95-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1396871.489
5917Philadelphia Phillies231013.4353.07394-213-77-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1396178.439
61224St. Louis Cardinals24519.2088.575112-372-103-9L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1387662.551
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants31229.710--1501203010-312-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1316665.504
223Houston Astros291910.6552.0135100359-810-2W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1336370.474
335Cincinnati Reds261610.6153.5122863611-45-6W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1368353.610
458Los Angeles Dodgers281513.5365.51029845-510-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1338053.602
51022Atlanta Braves25916.36010.089102-135-94-7W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1366769.493
61123San Diego Padres281018.35710.596131-351-99-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1345084.373


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Joe KeenerP20.015Signed as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Expos.