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Tuesday May 15,1973This 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 1973-05-15

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels3Kansas City Royals0BoxNolan RyanBruce Dal Canton(none)
Cleveland Indians1Milwaukee Brewers2BoxSkip LockwoodBrent Strom(none)
Chicago White Sox6Oakland Athletics5BoxCy AcostaRollie FingersSteve Stone
Minnesota Twins9Texas Rangers5BoxBert BlylevenBill Gogolewski(none)
New York Mets3Chicago Cubs4BoxBurt HootonJerry KoosmanJack Aker
Los Angeles Dodgers1Cincinnati Reds4BoxDon GullettClaude OsteenPedro Borbon
Atlanta Braves4Houston Astros1BoxPhil NiekroDon Wilson(none)
Montreal Expos8Pittsburgh Pirates9BoxDave GiustiJoe Gilbert(none)
San Francisco Giants4San Diego Padres2BoxRon BryantVicente RomoRandy Moffitt
Philadelphia Phillies4St. Louis Cardinals8BoxRick WiseBucky Brandon(none)

Standings as of 1973-05-15

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1511Milwaukee Brewers301515.500--115116-17-78-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1325973.447
2713Boston Red Sox291415.4830.5135136-15-69-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1337558.564
3814Detroit Tigers321517.4691.012011919-76-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1307060.538
5917New York Yankees311417.4521.513012195-99-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1316665.504
41016Baltimore Orioles311417.4521.51029937-117-6L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1318348.634
61119Cleveland Indians341519.4412.0115148-338-117-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1285672.438
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox28199.679--1351072810-49-5W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1345876.433
226Kansas City Royals342014.5882.01741512310-410-10L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1286860.531
337California Angels301713.5673.0100103-39-78-6W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1326270.470
4410Oakland Athletics341816.5294.01611372411-87-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1287652.594
5612Minnesota Twins291415.4835.5131139-87-97-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1336766.504
61222Texas Rangers301119.3679.0105147-424-117-8L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1324686.348
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123Chicago Cubs352213.629--1591293010-812-5W7T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1265571.437
269New York Mets321715.5313.5116116010-57-10L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1296564.504
3715Montreal Expos301416.4675.5116147-318-126-4L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1326567.492
4818Pittsburgh Pirates291316.4486.015615158-85-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1336766.504
51021Philadelphia Phillies321220.3758.5107145-384-128-8L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1305971.454
61224St. Louis Cardinals32923.28111.5117147-303-126-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1307258.554
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112San Francisco Giants392613.667--1811641711-415-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1236261.504
234Houston Astros362214.6112.51581193910-912-5L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1266066.476
345Cincinnati Reds332013.6063.01481103814-76-6W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1297950.612
458Los Angeles Dodgers351916.5435.0144126187-712-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1267650.603
5920Atlanta Braves331419.4249.013713528-116-8W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1286266.484
61123San Diego Padres361323.36111.5123173-502-1111-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1264779.373