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Tuesday July 31,1973This 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 1973-07-31

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees5Boston Red Sox4BoxLindy McDanielBob Veale(none)
Texas Rangers4California Angels2BoxDavid ClydeClyde WrightDon Durham
Kansas City Royals2Chicago White Sox1BoxPaul SplittorffSteve StoneJoe Hoerner
Baltimore Orioles5Cleveland Indians1BoxJim PalmerDick Tidrow(none)
Detroit Tigers6Milwaukee Brewers5BoxBob MillerJim ColbornJohn Hiller
Detroit Tigers9Milwaukee Brewers4BoxWoodie FrymanJim SlatonEd Farmer
Minnesota Twins3Oakland Athletics4BoxKen HoltzmanBill Hands(none)
Cincinnati Reds9Atlanta Braves5BoxPedro BorbonCarl MortonClay Carroll
Cincinnati Reds13Atlanta Braves11BoxClay CarrollDanny FrisellaTom Hall
Los Angeles Dodgers2Houston Astros3BoxDave RobertsTommy JohnDon Wilson
St. Louis Cardinals10Montreal Expos5BoxAlan FosterErnie McAnallyAl Hrabosky
Pittsburgh Pirates4New York Mets1BoxDock EllisJerry KoosmanRamon Hernandez
Chicago Cubs4Philadelphia Phillies3BoxFergie JenkinsJim LonborgBob Locker
Chicago Cubs5Philadelphia Phillies6BoxKen BrettMilt Pappas(none)
San Francisco Giants5San Diego Padres1BoxJuan MarichalSteve Arlin(none)

Standings as of 1973-07-31

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135New York Yankees1086048.556--4533846921-2939-19W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I542034.370
247Baltimore Orioles1005545.5501.04183417728-2427-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium624220.677
359Detroit Tigers1045648.5382.04284161226-2730-21W7T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium582929.500
4610Boston Red Sox1035449.5243.54464172924-2530-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park593524.593
5917Milwaukee Brewers1035053.4857.5456448825-2425-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium592435.407
61223Cleveland Indians1063868.35821.0416563-14720-3618-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium563323.589
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
114Oakland Athletics1065947.557--4814018028-2531-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum563521.625
226Kansas City Royals1086048.556--5184932529-2631-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium542826.519
3712Minnesota Twins1035350.5154.54524351728-2025-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium592831.475
4816Chicago White Sox1055253.4956.5424435-1128-2624-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park572532.439
51018California Angels1034954.4768.5383399-1626-3023-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium593029.508
61122Texas Rangers1034063.38817.5375518-14315-3625-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium591742.288
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals1045648.538--4273784923-2633-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II582533.431
2511Chicago Cubs1065551.5192.04464281828-2527-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field552233.400
3714Montreal Expos995049.5053.5437456-1925-3025-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park632934.460
4815Pittsburgh Pirates1025151.5004.0441456-1522-2729-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium602931.483
5919Philadelphia Phillies1064957.4628.0447443424-3125-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium562234.393
61020New York Mets1014457.43610.5370412-4226-3018-27L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium603822.633
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1076641.617--46836610228-2138-20L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium542925.537
222Cincinnati Reds1066244.5853.54514064529-2133-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium563719.661
333San Francisco Giants1066046.5665.54994534629-2431-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park562828.500
4613Houston Astros1085553.50911.54624342825-3030-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome542727.500
51121Atlanta Braves1084662.42620.5480533-5323-3322-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium533023.566
61224San Diego Padres1053570.33330.0337500-16314-3521-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium572532.439


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Jesus AlouOF31.129Purchased by Athletics from Astros.