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Saturday May 26,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-05-26

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians3Chicago White Sox6BoxWilbur WoodMilt Wilcox(none)
Oakland Athletics5Detroit Tigers8BoxChuck SeelbachHoracio PinaJohn Hiller
California Angels0Milwaukee Brewers9BoxJim ColbornRudy May(none)
Baltimore Orioles7Minnesota Twins2BoxMike CuellarDick Woodson(none)
Texas Rangers5New York Yankees10BoxMel StottlemyreDon StanhouseFred Beene
Chicago Cubs2Cincinnati Reds0BoxMilt PappasRoss GrimsleyJack Aker
New York Mets5Los Angeles Dodgers9BoxGeorge CulverJim McAndrewPete Richert
Houston Astros2Pittsburgh Pirates7BoxNelson BrilesKen ForschDave Giusti
Philadelphia Phillies4San Diego Padres0BoxSteve CarltonMike Caldwell(none)
Montreal Expos3San Francisco Giants10BoxTom BradleyBalor MooreElias Sosa
Atlanta Braves0St. Louis Cardinals2BoxBob GibsonPhil Niekro(none)

Standings as of 1973-05-26

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149Detroit Tigers432320.535--161152911-812-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1196257.521
2713New York Yankees432221.5121.0202177259-1213-9W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1195861.487
3814Baltimore Orioles371819.4862.01261141210-118-8W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1257946.632
4915Milwaukee Brewers411922.4633.0153167-149-1110-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1215566.455
51016Boston Red Sox371720.4593.016616066-1011-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1257253.576
61119Cleveland Indians431924.4424.0155190-3510-129-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1195267.437
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox392514.641--1821532911-514-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1235271.423
227California Angels402218.5503.5138140-210-1112-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1225765.467
338Kansas City Royals442420.5453.52161902614-1010-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1186454.542
4510Minnesota Twins402119.5254.5184187-310-1011-9L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1226062.492
5611Oakland Athletics442321.5234.51981772112-1111-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1187147.602
61224Texas Rangers391227.30813.0131205-744-188-9L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1234578.366
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
112Chicago Cubs442717.614--1961573915-1012-7W3T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1175067.427
2612New York Mets392019.5134.5148149-112-78-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1226260.508
4818Pittsburgh Pirates371720.4596.5188183510-107-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1256362.504
3717Montreal Expos371720.4596.5140182-429-138-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1256263.496
51021Philadelphia Phillies411724.4158.5148178-307-1310-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1215467.446
61122St. Louis Cardinals391524.3859.5145163-187-138-11W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1236657.537
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
123San Francisco Giants482919.604--2201982213-916-10W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1145955.518
234Houston Astros462719.5871.01951623311-1216-7L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1165561.474
345Cincinnati Reds432518.5811.51861493714-711-11L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1197445.622
456Los Angeles Dodgers462620.5652.02011693211-915-11W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1156946.600
5920Atlanta Braves431825.4198.5164173-99-148-12L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1185860.492
61223San Diego Padres451629.35611.5145213-684-1512-14L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1174473.376


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Rich MoralesSS-2B29.249Purchased by Padres from White Sox.