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Sunday August 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 1973-08-05

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Boston Red Sox7Baltimore Orioles4BoxJohn CurtisMike Cuellar(none)
Oakland Athletics6California Angels2BoxRollie FingersRudy May(none)
Texas Rangers3Chicago White Sox7BoxStan BahnsenDon DurhamTerry Forster
Texas Rangers4Chicago White Sox5BoxCy AcostaCharlie Hudson(none)
Milwaukee Brewers5Cleveland Indians6BoxKen SandersEduardo Rodriguez(none)
Milwaukee Brewers1Cleveland Indians4BoxBrent StromSkip Lockwood(none)
New York Yankees6Detroit Tigers8BoxJoe ColemanPat DobsonJohn Hiller
Kansas City Royals1Minnesota Twins7BoxBert BlylevenSteve Busby(none)
San Diego Padres0Atlanta Braves9BoxPhil NiekroSteve Arlin(none)
Houston Astros1Cincinnati Reds7BoxRoss GrimsleyJ.R. Richard(none)
Chicago Cubs2Montreal Expos3BoxMike TorrezBurt HootonMike Marshall
St. Louis Cardinals3New York Mets2BoxAlan FosterTom SeaverOrlando Pena
St. Louis Cardinals4New York Mets1BoxRick WiseJim McAndrew(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates4Philadelphia Phillies1BoxDock EllisWayne TwitchellDave Giusti
Los Angeles Dodgers4San Francisco Giants3BoxTommy JohnJuan MarichalJim Brewer

Standings as of 1973-08-05

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
137Baltimore Orioles1065848.547--4433677629-2529-23L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium563917.696
248Detroit Tigers1095950.5410.54504341627-2832-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium532627.491
359New York Yankees1136152.5400.54664145222-3339-19L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I491930.388
4610Boston Red Sox1095851.5321.54774403726-2732-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park533122.585
5917Milwaukee Brewers1095257.4777.5482476626-2726-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium532231.415
61223Cleveland Indians1124270.37519.0447586-13920-3622-34W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium502921.580
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Oakland Athletics1116348.568--5014148731-2532-23W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum513120.608
224Kansas City Royals1136449.566--5365092733-2731-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium492425.490
3711Minnesota Twins1085553.5096.54734551829-2126-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium542628.481
4815Chicago White Sox1115556.4958.0447461-1428-2627-30W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park512229.431
51018California Angels1085157.47210.5396413-1726-3025-27L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium542826.519
61122Texas Rangers1094168.37621.0397546-14916-4125-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium531637.302
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
146St. Louis Cardinals1116150.550--4523965628-2833-22W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II512031.392
2512Montreal Expos1055352.5055.0451473-2225-3028-22W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park572631.456
3613Chicago Cubs1115655.5055.04534431029-2927-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field502129.420
4816Pittsburgh Pirates1095455.4956.0467486-1925-3129-24W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium532627.491
5919Philadelphia Phillies1125260.4649.5470467324-3128-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium501931.380
61020New York Mets1084860.44411.5396429-3326-3022-30L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium533419.642
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1126943.616--48137910231-2338-20W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium492623.531
222Cincinnati Reds1126646.5893.04994356430-2236-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium503317.660
335San Francisco Giants1106149.5557.05104684229-2532-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park522725.519
4714Houston Astros1145757.50013.04824631926-3331-24L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome482523.521
51121Atlanta Braves1145064.43920.0527567-4023-3326-32W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium472621.553
61224San Diego Padres1103773.33631.0354536-18215-3822-35L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium522329.442