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Sunday August 12,1973This date in baseball
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Games on 1973-08-12

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
California Angels8Boston Red Sox14BoxDick PoleBill SingerBobby Bolin
Chicago White Sox2Detroit Tigers6BoxJim PerryStan Bahnsen(none)
Baltimore Orioles10Kansas City Royals6BoxJim PalmerDick DragoBob Reynolds
Minnesota Twins9Milwaukee Brewers10BoxEduardo RodriguezBill Hands(none)
Oakland Athletics13New York Yankees12BoxDarold KnowlesTom BuskeyRollie Fingers
Cleveland Indians7Texas Rangers6BoxKen SandersBill Gogolewski(none)
Houston Astros3Chicago Cubs2BoxDon WilsonBill BonhamJim Ray
Philadelphia Phillies1Los Angeles Dodgers2BoxJim BrewerSteve Carlton(none)
Atlanta Braves2Pittsburgh Pirates5BoxBob MooseRon Schueler(none)
Montreal Expos2San Diego Padres0BoxSteve RogersClay KirbyMike Marshall
Montreal Expos3San Diego Padres4BoxMike CaldwellMike Marshall(none)
New York Mets1San Francisco Giants4BoxRon BryantRay Sadecki(none)
Cincinnati Reds7St. Louis Cardinals2BoxDon GullettTom Murphy(none)

Standings as of 1973-08-12

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
135Detroit Tigers1176552.556--4854602527-2838-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim CampbellTiger Stadium452025.444
247Baltimore Orioles1146252.5441.54813998233-2829-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Frank CashenMemorial Stadium483513.729
358Boston Red Sox1166254.5342.55184714728-2934-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Dick O'ConnellFenway Park462719.587
469New York Yankees1206456.5332.55024534922-3442-22L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Lee MacPhailYankee Stadium I421626.381
5713Milwaukee Brewers1155758.4967.05235051826-2731-31W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim WilsonCounty Stadium471730.362
61122Cleveland Indians1184771.39818.5492605-11325-3722-34W4T S R Log Off Def SP D Phil SeghiCleveland Municipal Stadium442420.545
RkLgMLBAL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113Kansas City Royals1196851.571--5675412633-2735-24L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Cedric TallisRoyals Stadium432023.465
224Oakland Athletics1176651.5641.05404489234-2832-23W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Charlie FinleyOakland-Alameda County Coliseum452817.622
3815Minnesota Twins1155659.48710.0499497229-2427-35L6T S R Log Off Def SP D Calvin GriffithMetropolitan Stadium472522.532
4916Chicago White Sox1185761.48310.5469507-3829-2928-32L3T S R Log Off Def SP D Comiskey Park442024.455
51018California Angels1145361.46512.5423451-2828-3425-27L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Harry DaltonAnaheim Stadium482622.542
61223Texas Rangers1154273.36524.0411573-16217-4325-30L5T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BurkeArlington Stadium471532.319
RkLgMLBNL EastGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
1410St. Louis Cardinals1186157.517--4784463228-3033-27L7T S R Log Off Def SP D Bing DevineBusch Stadium II442024.455
2612Montreal Expos1125755.5091.0474490-1628-3329-22L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Jim FanningJarry Park502228.440
3714Pittsburgh Pirates1145658.4913.0483507-2425-3131-27W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Joe BrownThree Rivers Stadium482424.500
4817Chicago Cubs1175661.4794.5469470-129-3227-29L8T S R Log Off Def SP D John HollandWrigley Field442123.477
5919Philadelphia Phillies1175463.4626.5488486226-3428-29L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Paul OwensVeterans Stadium451728.378
61121New York Mets1155263.4527.5428451-2328-3324-30L2T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob ScheffingShea Stadium463016.652
RkLgMLBNL WestGPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1973 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Los Angeles Dodgers1197346.613--49639010633-2340-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Al CampanisDodger Stadium422220.524
222Cincinnati Reds1187147.6021.55304547633-2238-25W5T S R Log Off Def SP D Bob HowsamRiverfront Stadium442816.636
336San Francisco Giants1166452.5527.55294913829-2535-27W2T S R Log Off Def SP D Horace StonehamCandlestick Park462422.522
4511Houston Astros1206258.51711.55074812631-3431-24W3T S R Log Off Def SP D Spec RichardsonAstrodome422022.476
51020Atlanta Braves1195465.45419.0555586-3127-3426-32L1T S R Log Off Def SP D Eddie MathewsEddie RobinsonAtlanta Stadium422220.524
61224San Diego Padres1174176.35031.0376561-18515-3826-38W1T S R Log Off Def SP D Buzzie BavasiSan Diego Stadium451926.422