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Friday June 8,1973This 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 1973-06-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Minnesota Twins2Baltimore Orioles0BoxBert BlylevenDave McNally(none)
Milwaukee Brewers8California Angels2BoxJerry BellClyde Wright(none)
Chicago White Sox5Cleveland Indians2BoxWilbur WoodMilt Wilcox(none)
New York Yankees8Kansas City Royals1BoxDoc MedichGene GarberSparky Lyle
Detroit Tigers4Oakland Athletics1BoxMickey LolichVida Blue(none)
Boston Red Sox2Texas Rangers5BoxPete BrobergJohn CurtisBill Gogolewski
St. Louis Cardinals3Atlanta Braves5BoxRon ReedRick WiseDanny Frisella
Cincinnati Reds5Chicago Cubs6BoxJack AkerTom Hall(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Houston Astros4BoxKen ForschDock EllisJim Ray
San Francisco Giants3Montreal Expos17BoxSteve RenkoJim Barr(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers5New York Mets3BoxTommy JohnTom SeaverPete Richert
San Diego Padres1Philadelphia Phillies5BoxSteve CarltonSteve Arlin(none)

Standings as of 1973-06-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
138Detroit Tigers532924.547--2061891716-1213-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium1095653.514
249New York Yankees542925.5370.52482153312-1317-12W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I1085157.472
3712Baltimore Orioles482424.5002.51791552414-1410-10L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium1147341.640
4914Milwaukee Brewers522527.4813.5190206-1612-1213-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium1104961.445
51015Boston Red Sox502426.4803.522322037-1317-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park1126547.580
61122Cleveland Indians532033.3779.0194253-5911-189-15L8T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium1095158.468
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Chicago White Sox492920.592--2212031813-1016-10W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park1134865.425
225Minnesota Twins502921.5800.52332221116-1013-11W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium1125260.464
3510California Angels512724.5293.0175178-313-1514-9L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium1115259.468
4611Kansas City Royals573027.5263.02712531814-1316-14L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium1055847.552
5813Oakland Athletics552728.4915.02442123215-1512-13L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum1076740.626
61223Texas Rangers501832.36011.5183261-785-1813-14W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium1123973.348
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs563422.607--2582104816-1118-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field1054362.410
2616Montreal Expos482325.4797.0198224-2613-1610-9W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park1145658.491
3717St. Louis Cardinals512427.4717.5191194-37-1417-13L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II1115754.514
4818Pittsburgh Pirates492326.4697.5235232310-1113-15L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium1135756.504
5919New York Mets492227.4498.5178187-914-148-13L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium1126052.536
61121Philadelphia Phillies532132.39611.5190238-4810-2111-11W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium1095059.459
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111San Francisco Giants593821.644--2772532416-1022-11L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park1035053.485
233Los Angeles Dodgers573423.5963.02562005614-1020-13W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium1046143.587
346Cincinnati Reds543024.5565.52271943316-1214-12L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium1086939.639
457Houston Astros583226.5525.52362142213-1819-8W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome1045054.481
51020Atlanta Braves552233.40014.0204223-1912-229-12W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium1065452.509
61224San Diego Padres572037.35117.0184265-815-1815-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium1054065.381


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ray Busse3B-SS24.256Traded by Cardinals to Astros for Stan Papi. 
Mike JacksonP27.073Traded by Royals to Indians for Steve Mingori. 
Steve MingoriP29.100Traded by Indians to Royals for Mike Jackson. 
Stan Papi3B-2B22.124Traded by Astros to Cardinals for Ray Busse.