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Thursday July 5,1973This 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 1973-07-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians5Detroit Tigers7BoxBob MillerTom Timmermann(none)
Kansas City Royals12Minnesota Twins10BoxPaul SplittorffJoe DeckerGene Garber
Boston Red Sox9New York Yankees4BoxBill LeePat Dobson(none)
Chicago White Sox2Texas Rangers7BoxSonny SiebertSteve StoneJim Bibby
Houston Astros4Atlanta Braves7BoxRoric HarrisonDon Wilson(none)
Philadelphia Phillies7Chicago Cubs4BoxSteve CarltonRick Reuschel(none)
San Francisco Giants3Cincinnati Reds4BoxDon GullettElias Sosa(none)
San Diego Padres3Los Angeles Dodgers0BoxSteve ArlinClaude Osteen(none)
New York Mets7Montreal Expos3BoxJon MatlackMickey ScottTug McGraw
Pittsburgh Pirates3St. Louis Cardinals2BoxNelson BrilesOrlando Pena(none)

Standings as of 1973-07-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114New York Yankees834637.554--3573084917-2129-16L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I793445.430
237Baltimore Orioles744034.5411.52942425219-2121-13W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium885731.648
3813Boston Red Sox774037.5193.03413122918-1922-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park854936.576
4914Detroit Tigers814239.5193.0308311-320-2222-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium814338.531
51016Milwaukee Brewers793940.4945.0333331222-1917-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium833548.422
61224Cleveland Indians812853.34617.0299426-12714-2714-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium814338.531
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
125Oakland Athletics824537.549--3652927321-1924-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum804931.613
249Minnesota Twins774136.5321.53493262325-1516-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium854045.471
3510Chicago White Sox794237.5321.5333327622-1820-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park833548.422
4611Kansas City Royals854540.5291.54083882023-2122-19W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium774334.558
5712California Angels784137.5262.0266261520-1921-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium843846.452
61122Texas Rangers782850.35915.0273402-1299-2619-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium842955.345
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs844935.583--3673204725-1824-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field772849.364
2615St. Louis Cardinals804139.5136.03243042014-2127-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II824042.488
3717Montreal Expos773740.4818.5322350-2816-2421-16L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park854243.494
4818Philadelphia Phillies803842.4759.03583431517-2721-15W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium823349.402
5919Pittsburgh Pirates793742.4689.5342376-3415-2222-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium834340.518
61020New York Mets773443.44211.5284314-3019-2415-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium844836.571
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers855134.600--3813018024-1727-17L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium764432.579
233San Francisco Giants854837.5653.04083852323-2025-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park774037.519
346Houston Astros854639.5415.03763265020-2226-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome773641.468
458Cincinnati Reds824438.5375.5330328221-1923-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium805525.688
51121Atlanta Braves863749.43014.5370395-2515-2921-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium753936.520
61223San Diego Padres822953.35420.5259379-12011-2818-25W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium803149.388


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jerry McNertneyC36.332Released by Pirates.