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Thursday August 9,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-08-09

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Chicago White Sox5Detroit Tigers4BoxCy AcostaJoe Coleman(none)
Boston Red Sox2Kansas City Royals3BoxSteve BusbyBill LeeDoug Bird
California Angels5Milwaukee Brewers6BoxJim SlatonRudy May(none)
Baltimore Orioles2Minnesota Twins1BoxMike CuellarBert Blyleven(none)
New York Mets0Los Angeles Dodgers1BoxClaude OsteenJerry Koosman(none)
Philadelphia Phillies9San Diego Padres10BoxMike CorkinsBucky Brandon(none)
Montreal Expos5San Francisco Giants3BoxMike TorrezJim BarrMike Marshall
Atlanta Braves8St. Louis Cardinals6BoxGary NeibauerAl HraboskyTom House

Standings as of 1973-08-09

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Baltimore Orioles1116150.550--4663828432-2629-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium513615.706
247Detroit Tigers1146252.5440.54684531527-2835-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium482325.479
358New York Yankees1176354.5381.04774245322-3441-20W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I451728.378
469Boston Red Sox1136053.5312.04994574228-2932-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park492920.592
5917Milwaukee Brewers1125458.4827.55014891226-2728-31W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium502030.400
61122Cleveland Indians1154471.38319.0472596-12422-3722-34W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium472720.574
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1166650.569--5505262433-2733-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium462224.478
224Oakland Athletics1146450.5611.05114238832-2732-23L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum483018.625
3713Minnesota Twins1125656.5008.0483475829-2127-35L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium502525.500
4814Chicago White Sox1155758.4968.5462490-2829-2628-32W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park472027.426
51018California Angels1115259.46811.5409432-2327-3225-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium512724.529
61223Texas Rangers1124270.37522.0402553-15117-4325-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium501535.300
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1156154.530--4674244328-3033-24L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II472027.426
2511Montreal Expos1095653.5142.0466482-1627-3129-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park532330.434
3715Pittsburgh Pirates1115556.4954.0471491-2025-3130-25W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium512526.490
4816Chicago Cubs1145658.4914.5459455429-3227-26L5T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field472126.447
5919Philadelphia Phillies1145262.4568.5479480-124-3328-29L4T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium481929.396
61020New York Mets1125161.4558.5413438-2527-3124-30L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium493118.633
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1167244.621--49038110933-2339-21W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium452322.511
222Cincinnati Reds1156847.5913.55084436530-2238-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium473116.660
336San Francisco Giants1136251.5498.55164764029-2533-26L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park492623.531
4612Houston Astros1175958.50413.54924712128-3431-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome452322.511
51121Atlanta Braves1165264.44820.0539574-3525-3326-32W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium452421.533
61224San Diego Padres1143975.34232.0368553-18515-3824-37W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium482127.438


Player NamePosAgeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
Francisco BarriosP19.364Signed as undrafted Free Agent by Giants.