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Wednesday August 1,1973This 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 1973-08-01

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
New York Yankees2Boston Red Sox3BoxJohn CurtisSparky Lyle(none)
Texas Rangers1California Angels5BoxRudy MayJim Merritt(none)
Kansas City Royals4Chicago White Sox2BoxSteve BusbyWilbur WoodJoe Hoerner
Baltimore Orioles4Cleveland Indians2BoxMike CuellarDick BosmanBob Reynolds
Detroit Tigers2Milwaukee Brewers1BoxJoe ColemanEduardo Rodriguez(none)
Minnesota Twins2Oakland Athletics6BoxDarold KnowlesBert BlylevenRollie Fingers
Cincinnati Reds6Atlanta Braves14BoxTom HouseJack Billingham(none)
Los Angeles Dodgers0Houston Astros5BoxJ.R. RichardAl Downing(none)
St. Louis Cardinals9Montreal Expos3BoxRick WiseBill Stoneman(none)
St. Louis Cardinals2Montreal Expos0BoxReggie ClevelandMike Torrez(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0New York Mets3BoxTom SeaverSteve Blass(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates2New York Mets5BoxGeorge StoneNelson BrilesHarry Parker
Chicago Cubs0Philadelphia Phillies2BoxWayne TwitchellBurt Hooton(none)
San Francisco Giants5San Diego Padres6BoxClay KirbyJim Barr(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-01

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1015645.554--4223437929-2427-21W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium614120.672
247New York Yankees1096049.550--4553876821-3039-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I532033.377
359Detroit Tigers1055748.5431.04304171327-2730-21W8T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium572829.491
4610Boston Red Sox1045549.5292.54494193024-2531-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park583424.586
5918Milwaukee Brewers1045054.4817.5457450725-2425-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium582434.414
61223Cleveland Indians1073869.35521.0418567-14920-3618-33L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium553322.600
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1076047.561--4874038428-2532-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum553421.618
225Kansas City Royals1096148.560--5224952730-2631-22W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium532726.509
3713Minnesota Twins1045351.5105.54544411328-2125-30L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium582830.483
4815Chicago White Sox1065254.4917.5426439-1328-2624-28L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park562531.446
51017California Angels1045054.4818.5388400-1226-3024-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium582929.500
61122Texas Rangers1044064.38518.5376523-14715-3725-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium581741.293
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
148St. Louis Cardinals1065848.547--4383815725-2633-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II562333.411
2511Chicago Cubs1075552.5143.54464301628-2627-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field542232.407
3714Montreal Expos1015051.4955.5440467-2725-3025-21L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park612932.475
4816Pittsburgh Pirates1045153.4906.0443464-2122-2929-24L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium582929.500
5919Philadelphia Phillies1075057.4678.5449443624-3126-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium552134.382
61020New York Mets1034657.44710.5378414-3626-3020-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium583622.621
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1086642.611--4683719728-2238-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium532924.547
222Cincinnati Reds1076245.5793.54574203729-2233-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium553718.673
334San Francisco Giants1076047.5615.55044594529-2531-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park552827.509
4612Houston Astros1095653.51410.54674343325-3031-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome532627.491
51121Atlanta Braves1094762.43119.5494539-4523-3323-30W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium522923.558
61224San Diego Padres1063670.34029.0343505-16214-3522-35W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium562432.429


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Mike Andrews2B30.023Signed as Free Agent by Athletics. 
Vic DavalilloOF37.001Purchased by Athletics from Pirates.