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Wednesday May 9,1973This 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 1973-05-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics4Baltimore Orioles3BoxCatfish HunterDave McNallyDarold Knowles
California Angels3Cleveland Indians10BoxMilt WilcoxRudy MayJerry Johnson
Detroit Tigers4Kansas City Royals1BoxJim PerrySteve BusbyJohn Hiller
Texas Rangers1Milwaukee Brewers5BoxJim ColbornDick Bosman(none)
New York Yankees2Minnesota Twins0BoxFritz PetersonJim KaatSparky Lyle
Pittsburgh Pirates5Los Angeles Dodgers8BoxClaude OsteenSteve BlassGeorge Culver
Atlanta Braves1New York Mets8BoxJerry KoosmanCarl Morton(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Philadelphia Phillies7BoxTom HallBarry Lersch(none)
Chicago Cubs9San Diego Padres2BoxBurt HootonMike Corkins(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3San Francisco Giants1BoxReggie ClevelandRon BryantDiego Segui

Standings as of 1973-05-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1512Detroit Tigers271314.481--979438-65-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1357263.533
2613Milwaukee Brewers251213.480--95100-55-67-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1376275.453
3816Cleveland Indians281315.4640.594127-336-77-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1345876.433
5917New York Yankees261214.4620.5112101115-97-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1366868.500
41018Baltimore Orioles261214.4620.59080105-87-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1368551.625
61120Boston Red Sox241014.4171.5116118-25-65-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1387959.572
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox22166.727--11281317-19-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1406179.436
225Kansas City Royals281711.6072.01541342010-47-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1347163.530
338California Angels241311.5424.07885-77-76-4L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1386672.478
449Oakland Athletics281414.5005.012411688-76-7W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1348054.597
5715Minnesota Twins231112.4785.5101113-124-67-6L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1397069.504
61221Texas Rangers23914.3917.57599-244-115-3L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1394891.345
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146Chicago Cubs301713.567--1351171810-87-5W2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1316071.458
3711Pittsburgh Pirates241212.5002.0138124148-84-4L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1386870.493
2610New York Mets281414.5002.097105-87-47-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1336865.511
4814Montreal Expos251213.4802.5100120-206-96-4W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1376770.489
5919Philadelphia Phillies261115.4234.084112-283-78-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1366076.441
61224St. Louis Cardinals26620.2319.085122-373-113-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1367561.551
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants332310.697--1601303010-313-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1296564.504
223Houston Astros312011.6452.01441044010-910-2L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1316269.473
334Cincinnati Reds291811.6213.0140974313-55-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1338152.609
457Los Angeles Dodgers311714.5485.012111295-512-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1307852.600
51022Atlanta Braves281018.35710.5102123-216-114-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1336667.496
61123San Diego Padres311120.35511.0104144-401-910-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1314982.374