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Sunday July 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 1973-07-08

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Oakland Athletics6Baltimore Orioles5BoxRollie FingersBob Reynolds(none)
Boston Red Sox1Chicago White Sox6BoxSteve StoneMarty PattinCy Acosta
Boston Red Sox11Chicago White Sox2BoxRoger MoretTerry Forster(none)
California Angels10Cleveland Indians4BoxBill SingerMilt Wilcox(none)
California Angels5Cleveland Indians3BoxSteve BarberJerry JohnsonDave Sells
Detroit Tigers3Kansas City Royals0BoxMike StrahlerDick DragoJohn Hiller
Texas Rangers4Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJim SlatonJim BibbyFrank Linzy
Texas Rangers3Milwaukee Brewers7BoxSkip LockwoodJim Kremmel(none)
New York Yankees7Minnesota Twins0BoxMel StottlemyreEddie Bane(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2Los Angeles Dodgers3BoxPete RichertDave Giusti(none)
Houston Astros9Montreal Expos7BoxJerry ReussMike Marshall(none)
Atlanta Braves4New York Mets2BoxPhil NiekroGeorge Stone(none)
Cincinnati Reds4Philadelphia Phillies0BoxJack BillinghamWayne Twitchell(none)
Chicago Cubs2San Diego Padres4BoxRandy JonesBurt Hooton(none)
St. Louis Cardinals4San Francisco Giants5BoxTom BradleyWayne GrangerElias Sosa

Standings as of 1973-07-08

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
126New York Yankees874839.552--3723254719-2329-16W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I753243.427
2510Boston Red Sox814338.5312.03653254021-2022-18W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park814635.568
3712Baltimore Orioles784137.5262.53132635019-2122-16L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium845628.667
4915Detroit Tigers844341.5123.5314328-1421-2422-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium784236.538
51016Milwaukee Brewers834241.5064.03653452022-1920-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium793247.405
61224Cleveland Indians852956.34118.0315451-13614-2715-29L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium774235.545
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics864838.558--3863117524-2024-18W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum764630.605
237California Angels824438.5372.02912771423-2021-18W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium803545.438
348Kansas City Royals884741.5342.04253943123-2124-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium744133.554
469Minnesota Twins814338.5312.53663412525-1518-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium813843.469
5814Chicago White Sox834340.5183.5346351-522-1821-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Stu HolcombComiskey Park793445.430
61123Texas Rangers822953.35417.0287434-14710-2919-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium802852.350
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
122Chicago Cubs875037.575--3803334726-2024-17L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field742747.365
2613St. Louis Cardinals834340.5185.03373122516-2227-18L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II793841.481
3717Montreal Expos814041.4947.0361374-1316-2424-17L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park813942.481
4818Philadelphia Phillies833845.45810.0364360417-2721-18L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium793346.418
5919Pittsburgh Pirates823745.45110.5352390-3815-2522-20L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium804337.538
61121New York Mets803446.42512.5294329-3519-2415-22L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium814833.593
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers885434.614--3953118424-1730-17W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium734132.562
234San Francisco Giants884939.5575.04163981823-2026-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park743935.527
345Cincinnati Reds854738.5535.53473341324-1923-19W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium775225.675
4511Houston Astros894742.5287.54003653521-2526-17W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome733538.479
51020Atlanta Braves894049.44914.5385405-2018-2921-21W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium723636.500
61222San Diego Padres853154.36521.5272392-12011-2820-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium772948.377


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Bobby Fenwick2B-SS26.210Released by Astros. 
Bobby Fenwick2B-SS26.210Signed as Free Agent by Cubs. 
Juan PizarroP36.151Purchased by Astros from Cubs.