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Friday August 3,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-08-03

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox8Baltimore Orioles5BoxLuis TiantDave McNally(none)
Boston Red Sox2Baltimore Orioles8BoxJesse JeffersonDick Pole(none)
Oakland Athletics2California Angels1BoxVida BlueBill SingerRollie Fingers
Texas Rangers3Chicago White Sox5BoxTerry ForsterJim Bibby(none)
Milwaukee Brewers4Cleveland Indians9BoxTom TimmermannCarlos VelazquezTom Hilgendorf
New York Yankees2Detroit Tigers7BoxMickey LolichSam McDowell(none)
Kansas City Royals4Minnesota Twins2BoxAl FitzmorrisJim KaatDoug Bird
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves5BoxMax LeonMike Caldwell(none)
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds0BoxDon WilsonClay Carroll(none)
Houston Astros5Cincinnati Reds11BoxPedro BorbonTom GriffinClay Carroll
Chicago Cubs3Montreal Expos0BoxRick ReuschelSteve Renko(none)
St. Louis Cardinals3New York Mets7BoxJon MatlackRich Folkers(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates3Philadelphia Phillies1BoxJohn MorlanSteve CarltonRamon Hernandez
Los Angeles Dodgers3San Francisco Giants0BoxAndy MessersmithTom Bradley(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-03

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
136Baltimore Orioles1045747.548--4353597629-2528-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium584018.690
247Detroit Tigers1075849.5420.54404251527-2831-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium552728.491
358New York Yankees1116051.5410.54574045321-3239-19L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I512031.392
4610Boston Red Sox1075750.5331.54694323725-2632-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park553223.582
5918Milwaukee Brewers1065155.4817.0467462525-2526-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium562333.411
61223Cleveland Indians1094069.36719.5433571-13820-3620-33W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium533122.585
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1116348.568--5294983132-2631-22W6T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium512526.490
224Oakland Athletics1096148.5601.04924108229-2532-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum533320.623
3712Minnesota Twins1065452.5096.54624481429-2125-31L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium562729.482
4815Chicago White Sox1085355.4918.5432445-1328-2625-29W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park542430.444
51017California Angels1065155.4819.5392404-1226-3025-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium562828.500
61122Texas Rangers1064066.37720.5381531-15015-3925-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium561739.304
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
149St. Louis Cardinals1085850.537--4413905125-2833-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II542331.426
2511Chicago Cubs1095653.5142.54504341629-2727-26W1T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field522131.404
3714Montreal Expos1035152.4954.5442470-2825-3026-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park592831.475
4816Pittsburgh Pirates1065254.4915.0447470-2323-3029-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium562828.500
5919Philadelphia Phillies1095158.4687.5454447724-3127-27L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium532033.377
61020New York Mets1054857.4578.5390418-2826-3022-27W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium563422.607
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1106842.618--47537310230-2238-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium512724.529
222Cincinnati Reds1106446.5824.04854285730-2234-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium523517.673
335San Francisco Giants1086048.5567.05044624229-2531-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park542826.519
4613Houston Astros1125755.50912.04754492626-3131-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome502525.500
51121Atlanta Braves1114863.43220.5501560-5923-3324-31W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium502822.560
61224San Diego Padres1073671.33630.5347510-16314-3622-35L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium552431.436


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Ken SandersP32.026Claimed on waivers by Indians from Twins.